Players of the Month

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Each month, we will be recognizing one male and one female US Youth Soccer Player of the Month, whose accomplishments on and off the field stick out among the rest.
The players who are selected will
represent a balance of athletic achievement, sportsmanship and citizenship.
 
Examples of these athletes' characteristics include:
Nominate Button_1- Impactful or notable in-game performance
- Displays good sportsmanship and the promotion of teamwork
- Community service
- Superior academic achievement
- Overcoming personal obstacles
 
 
While great performances in the game of soccer are appreciated, it's important to note that accomplishments off the field are valued just as much as those achieved on the field. 
 
This month's honorees are...
 

Female Player of the Month

 
YLan WEB
Y-Lan from Austin, Texas

Despite a busy schedule, Y-Lan manages to excel as an athlete and student. She always looks to make her teammates better and shows great sportsmanship — preferring competitive games in which both teams can have fun. Academically, she holds a 4.0 GPA while taking honor courses and is a part of the Duke University 7th Grade Talent Identification Program. Y-Lan was named Student of the Year (Math) in 6th grade and achieved a perfect score on the 8th grade math TX-STAR test. She has played soccer for four years and plays up a team, which she helped move up several divisions. She also competes in cross country and volleyball. She is also an active pianist and participates in visual arts, and she received state recognitions for both skills.

 

 

Male Player of the Month

 
Sebastian WEBSebastian from Medina, Wash.

Sebastian is a dedicated soccer players who currently plays a year up on his Eastside FC Red 00 team. His teammates nominated him as captain for his teamwork and leadership capabilities, and he helped the team qualify for the 2017-18 US Youth Soccer National League. He also made his high school’s varsity team as a freshman and was named rookie of the year. In the classroom, he has a 3.7 GPA, and he’s involved with the Native American Club at school. He also volunteers as a youth soccer coach, donates to Food Lifeline and has a desire to stop child hunger. In the future, he has an interest to become a sports medicine doctor to help athletes be able to compete and enjoy sports.

 
 
If you'd like to nominate a player, please fill out the form on this page: http://www.usyouthsoccer.org/players/player_of_the_month_nomination_form/
 
Past honorees:

January 2014
February 2014
March 2014
April 2014
May 2014
June 2014
July 2014
August 2014
September 2014
October 2014
November 2014
December 2014

January 2015
February 2015
March 2015
April 2015
May 2015
June 2015
July 2015
August 2015
September 2015
October 2015
November 2015
December 2015

January 2016
February 2016
March 2016
April 2016
May 2016
June 2016
July 2016
August 2016
September 2016
October 2016
November 2016
December 2016

October 2017
November 2017
December 2017
 

 
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