On November 15, 2021, Mustang Soccer held our Annual General Meeting. The nominating slate for the new board members was presented and voted on by the membership, and many were presented with special recognition awards.
New Board Members, Vice President: Kelvin Downes, Recreational Director, Boys: Roy Nicholson, and Parliamentarian: Melissa Ennen, will begin their three-year term in 2022.
Linda Ziemba Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Marianne Winter-Greene, in recognition for generously volunteering her time and energy on behalf of all the youth of the Mustang Soccer League.
Rick Samson Memorial Volunteer Award was presented to Seth Blackman, in recognition for generously volunteering his time and energy on behalf of the competitive youth athletes of the Mustang Soccer League.
Bob Oxenburgh “Honor the Game” Award was presented to Mark Bartlett, in recognition for best exemplifying the spirit of “honoring the game” through his actions and sportsmanship, demonstrating to the children of youth that the game and its values are more important than a victory.
Kinnear Competitive Coach of the Year Award was presented to Steve Wondolowski, in recognition for always putting the betterment of his players first, in all trainings and games. He displays integrity, perseverance, and a commitment to the philosophy of our competitive program.
Referee of the Year Award was presented to Adult Referee, Larry Keil, and Youth Referees, Amanda Kayari & Devin Neville, who all officiated a minimum of 20 games this Fall season as both centers and AR, have positive attitudes, demonstrated professionalism, are good listeners, and live our Mustang Soccer Referee Motto, “Learn and practice something every game!”
Student Athlete Awards were presented to six student-athletes, who are seniors in high school, in recognition of their altruistic and valuable contributions to Mustang Soccer, outstanding performance as a soccer athlete, and exemplary academic achievements. This year’s recipients are Jeslyn Baraceros, Charlyse Berry, Morgan Brillheart, Isabella de Melo, Jayna Huang, Ashlee Leung, Kaela Standish, and Luke Swennunsom.
Youth Coaches were given special recognition for their willingness to assist with our Recreational program, allowing more youth the ability to play on a team. Thank you to Madison Bauer, Avery Bingham, Katie Curran, Dalia Jiha, Riann Juroff, Riya Khanna, Ashlee Leung, Neal Malik, and Riley Martin.