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Goal of the Year

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Nomination Form

US Youth Soccer added the Goal of the Year Awards to the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala in 2007. Ten players were nominated and the membership was invited to cast their vote for the national winner after watching a video of the goals on www.USYouthSoccer.org. The Goal of the Year Award winner is honored at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, as part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop.

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 20112012 | 2013

2013 Goal of the Year Award Winner

Emmanuel Dapaa

Under-16 Boys

Ohio Premier

Gahanna, Ohio

2013 Top 10 Goal of the Year Nominees

Name

Age

Club

Hometown

Jenna Kentgen

Under-18 Girls

Academy United

Schaumburg, Ill.

Ben Madore

Under-8 Boys

Pipeline SC

Fallston, Md.

Jake DePaoli

Under-11 Boys

Sound Beach Strikers

Shoreham, N.Y.

Lauren Buck

Under-14 Girls

Herndon United

Oak Hill, Va.

Ava Ambrose

Under-19 Girls

LSC EGA Bravo

Omaha, Neb.

Camden Harrigan

Under-12 Boys

BGYSA

Harrisville, R.I.

Bryan Perez

Under-13 Boys

Pateadores

Los Angeles, Calif.

Kelly Novak

Under-18 Girls

Cleveland United

Strongsville, Ohio

Musa Morris

Under-16 Boys

CCV Stars

Peoria, Ariz.

Emmanuel Dapaa

Under-16 Boys

Ohio Premier

Gahanna, Ohio

 

2012 Goal of the Year Award Winner

Nikosi Burgess

Under-15 Boys

Dix Hills Heat

Deer Park, N.Y.

2012 Goal of the Year Top 10 Nominees

Name
Age
Club
Hometown
Tanner Giles-Tucker
Under-16 Boys
Pachuga FC Dragons
Silver Springs, Md.
Cole Venner
Under-13 Boys
Nordic Premier
Burlington, Vt.
Devin Underwood
Under-16 Boys
Almaden Utd.
San Jose, Calif.
Farei Mutatu
Under-13 Boys
TNT Dynamite
Lansing, Mich.
Lindsey Mayo
Under-18 Girls
Brentwood Premier
Brentwood, Tenn.
Zion Gray
Under-16 Boys
Concorde Fire Elite
Snellville, Ga.
Lawrence Karpeh
Under-15 Boys
Challenger Crew
Oberlin, Ohio
Nikosi Burgess
Under-15 Boys
Dix Hills Heat
Deer Park, N.Y.
Leah Comiskey
Under-16 Girls
PA Classics
Lancaster, Pa.
Will Cohen
Under-15 Boys
Cup Crew Jrs.
Cincinnati, Ohio
 

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2011 Goal of the Year Award Winner

Leonardo Lindo Under-13 Boys Palo Alto SC Palo Alto, Calif.
 

2011 Goal of the Year Top 10 Nominees

Name Age Club Hometown
Dylan Smith Under-14 Boys Fullerton Rangers Anaheim, Calif.
Ashley Short Under-16 Girls FC Frederick Frederick, Md.
William Auerweck Under-10 Boys Carolina SC Holly Springs, N.C.
Melvin Snoh Under-17 Boys Penn Fusion Coatesville, Pa.
Leonardo Lindo Under-13 Boys Palo Alto SC Palo Alto, Calif.
Cara Walls Under-18 Girls FC Milwaukee Germantown, Wis.
Jamal Awadallah Under-14 Boys Dakota Alliance Sioux Falls, S.D.
Cameron Moseley Under-16 Boys Concorde Fire Duluth, Ga.
Mateo Leach Under-12 Boys Arlington Eagles Arlington, Va.
Nai'a Graham Under-14 Boys HSC Bulls Kaneohe, Hawaii


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2010 Goal of the Year Award Winner

Oliver DeTheir
Under-17 Boys
ABGC United
Great Falls, Va.

2010 Goal of the Year Top 10 Nominees
Name
Age
Club
Hometown
Brooke Sweeney
Under-15 Girls
Scorpions
Massachusetts
Michael Gandier
Under-18 Boys
Shattuck St. Mary's
Minnesota
Ashton Smith
Under-11 Girl
Concorde Fire
Alpharetta, Ga.
Avery Smith
Under-16 Boy
Sparta United
Sandy, Utah
Ethan Morrow
Under-16 Boys
Slammers
Huntington Beach, Calif.
Kurt Waterman
Under-18 Boys
Spring High Select
Springfield, Mo.
Maodo Toure
Under-12 Boys
ABGC United
Annandale, Va.
Oliver DeTheir
Under-17 Boys
ABGC United
Great Falls, Va.
Hope Hyde
Under-12 Girls
Dallas Texans
Dallas, Texas
Eric Stevenson
Under-19 Boys
Crew Juniors
Ohio Sout

2009 Goal of the Year Award Winner
Annalyn Kumar, U-13 Sting (N-TX)

2009 Goal of the Year Top 10 Nominees
 
Oliver Bihuniak U-12 KCFC Dragons (KS)
Ryan Copley U-17 Arlington Premier 92 (VA)
Deena Desilva U-12 MSC Coyotes Green (MD)
Austin Hanzlik U-16 GFA 92 Blue (VA)
Annalyn Kumar U-13 Sting (N-TX)
Elia Louis U-16 Synergy Football Club (VT)
Tim Mulgrew U-16 GFA 92 Blue (VA)
Brandon Perez U-16 Dallas Texans 93 Red (N-TX)
Jon-Paul Perez U-17 Dallas Texans-Houston (S-TX)
Jacob Risser U-8 Carmel United (IN)

2008 Goal of the Year Award Winner
Marcus Curaca, U-16 Arlington Venom (VA)

2008 Goal of the Year Top 10 Nominees [Voting Results]
Marcus Curaca U-16 Arlington Venom (VA)
Tyler Draovitch U-16 92 CASL Elite (NC)
Kacy Dunn U-14 California Odyssey Red (CA-N)
Laura Heyboer U-19 Force FC (MI)
Whitney Hooper    U-19 Challenge 89 (STX)
Amy Johnson U-14 Crossfire Lombard (WA)     
Katelyn Mountjoy U-14 Dallas Sting 95 Royal (NTX) 
Heather Nelson U-15 KCFC Intensity (KS)
Brandon Perez   U-16 Dallas Texans 93 Red (NTX)   
Emmanuel Sanchez  U-17 YMS Xplosion (EPA) 

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2007 Goal of the Year Award Winner
Brianna Reyna, U-15 Leavenworth United Thunder (KS)
 

2007 Goal of the Year Top 5 Nominees*

Brianna Reyna U-15 Leavenworth United Thunder (KS)
Taylor Waspi U-19 Chicago Magic (IL)
Brittney Nash U-14 Dallas Sting Royal 93 (NTX)
Hassan "Soony" Saad U-15 Michigan Wolves (MI)
Jesse Velez  U-6 Rowlett Youth Soccer (NTX)

 

*Winners were chosen based on the greatest percentage of online votes.

See the 2007 nominee videos [Goal]

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