2020 SSA Recognition Award Winners
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the SSA Recognition Awards last night! If you missed the celebration, you can catch up here
. Thank you to SSA President Lisa Bagonluri and Vice President Kelly Rawlings for presenting, and to Darren Dupont and the team at IKS Media for your outstanding job hosting once again this year! To our special guests Chantal Boudreau, Thomas Hasal and Al Simpson - it was great to hear from you all, thank you for joining us!
“The Recognition Awards Celebration is an event we look forward to each year. It allows us the opportunity to look back on the year that has passed and reflect on our members’ accomplishments. 2020 was a year like no other, and each of these individuals overcame obstacles and excelled despite the circumstances. Their accomplishments truly deserve to be recognized,” says Saskatchewan Soccer Executive Director Doug Pederson.
The below players, coaches, referees, and volunteers had an outstanding year in 2020. They were nominated by others in the soccer community to highlight how they help the sport of soccer thrive in Saskatchewan.
Congratulations to the following winners!
|Female Youth Player of the Year ||Jaycee Krushelniski ||Saskatoon |
|Male Youth Player of the Year ||Jaron Slopinski ||Regina |
|Female Senior Player of the Year ||Olivia Gables ||Regina |
|Male Senior Player of the Year ||Thomas Hasal ||Saskatoon |
|Senior Futsal Player of the Year ||Jay Tomchuk ||Saskatoon |
|Soccer for Life Player of the Year ||Mike Schabel ||White City, SK |
|Competitive for Life Award ||Mike Raymond ||Regina |
|Multisport Athlete of the Year ||Hunter Kutcher ||Regina |
|Youth Coach of the Year ||Hassan Mowgli ||Saskatoon |
|Coaching Dedication ||Kurt Anthony and Samantha Stom Anthony ||Regina |
|Soccer for Life Coach of the Year ||Randy Poelzer ||Saskatoon |
|Youth Team of the Year ||FC Regina U15G Bluestars ||Regina |
|Referee of the Year ||Shukwia Tajik ||Saskatoon |
|Nicole Rapin ||Saskatoon |
|Member Organization of the Year ||Weyburn Soccer Association ||Weyburn |
|Soccer for Life Team of the Year ||VUSC U19 Fusion ||Warman |
|Volunteer of the Year ||Chad Striker ||Swift Current |
|Life Membership ||Hung Duong ||Saskatoon |
|President's Award ||Dale Perry ||Swift Current |
|David Newsham Award ||Leslie Blyth ||Regina |