The Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association has announced the winners of the organizations annual awards, which recognize outstanding players, coaches, teams and volunteers.
The awards will be formally presented April 5 as part of the NLSA’s Hall of Fame induction ceremonies at the Shriner’s Club in St. John’s.
The 2017 NLSA award winners (with their teams, where applicable):
Junior female (Judi Kelloway Award) – Sydney Walsh, U-18 Provincial Team, Memorial University Seahawks, Kirby United
Junior male (George Innes Award) – Jacob Grant, U-18 Provincial Team, Holy Cross Kirby Group
Senior female (Laura Breen Award) – Jessie Noseworthy, Holy Cross Avalon Ford, Memorial University Seahawks
Senior male (Brian Murphy Award) – Alex Pretty, Holy Cross Kirby Group, Memorial University Seahawks
Team of the year (Angus Barrett Award) – Holy Cross Avalon Ford (Jubilee Trophy)
Coach of the year (Doug Sweetapple Award) – Jeremy Babstock, Holy Cross Kirby Group
Executive of the year (Ben Lake Award) – Brian Rice, Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Soccer Association
Volunteer of the year (Doug Redmond Award) – Don Coombs, Conception Bay North Soccer Association
Referee of the year (Ross Arlett Award) – Dave Pitman