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US Youth Soccer Administrator of the Year Named

March 5, 2009 09:00 PM
 

US Youth Soccer Awards Gala


US Youth Soccer Administrator of the Year Named

 Ohio South's Carol Maas honored at Awards Gala

SAN JOSE, Calif. (March 6, 2009) - The recipient of the 2008 US Youth Soccer Administrator of the Year award was announced tonight at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the 2009 US Youth Soccer adidas Workshop at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. The national Administrator of the Year award winner is Carol Maas, of Dayton, Ohio.

Hilary Kennedy, host of The US Youth Soccer Show on Fox Soccer Channel, set the stage for the night as the master of ceremonies for the more than 1,000 in attendance. Competitive and Recreation Coach of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Goal and Save of the Year, Male and Female Young Referee of the Year and the Dr. Thomas Fleck Award were also presented during the Gala and the US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame inductees were honored as well.

Carol Maas, of Dayton, Ohio, has been the state commissioner for Ohio South Youth Soccer Association since 2003, but her involvement in soccer started over 30 years ago when her children became involved. She has served as a coach, referee, administrator, and for four years, as president of Huber Heights Soccer. For the past 25 years, Maas has also served as president for a club she helped to develop, Warrior Soccer Club. For over 18 years, she was a part of Miami Valley Youth Soccer Association and served as registrar and as member of the board of directors. Maas has also taken her passion for soccer to the community and grown in the game the by executing and developing several soccer events, demonstrations and new complexes.

The recipient of the Administrator of the Year award was selected by the US Youth Soccer Board of Directors for her extraordinary accomplishments in administration over a career.

The regional winners of the 2008 US Youth Soccer Administrator of the Year are:

Region I
Laura Sturdivant
Bear
Delware Youth Soccer Association
Region II
Carol Maas*
Dayton
Ohio South Youth Soccer Association
Region III
Andre Burger
Charlotte
North Carolina Youth Soccer Association
Region IV
Gary Martschinske
Camas
Washington State Youth Soccer Association

*denotes national US Youth Soccer Administrator of the Year

For bios on each of the regional award winners, click here.

For more information about the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala and award winners, go to USYouthSoccer.org/workshop/galaawards.

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