Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Roy Gordon receives NSCAA's Honor Award
January 19th, 2009 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[AWARDS] Roy Gordon, who just completed his 32nd season as the head coach of the University of Mary Washington men's program he founded, received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's Honor Award, the association's highest award, at its annual awards banquet on Friday in St. Louis.

Gordon, who began his career at Maine-Farmington, has a career record of 410-246-49. In 2007, he became only the eighth coach in NCAA Division III history to reach the 400-win plateau. He has led the Eagles to the NCAA Tournament nine times since 1985, winning eight Capital Athletic Conference championships during that span.

Gordon has long history of service with the NSCAA. He was its 50th president in 1999 and continues to work for the NSCAA as its assistant convention manager.

The NSCAA also recognized four members for their long-term contributions to soccer:

-- Former Hartwick coach Jim Lennox received the Bill Jeffrey Award for long-term service to intercollegiate soccer.

-- Bob Barry of the Iolani School was presented the Robert W. Robinson Award for contributions to interscholastic soccer.

-- Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association Executive Director Charlotte Moran received the Youth Long-Term Service Award.

-- Peter Broadley was recognized for his contributions to the NSCAA's coaching education program with the Mike Bertlcelli Excellence in Coaching Education Award.

Mike Pantalione of Yavapai College was recognized for the fifth time in his JC coaching career with the presentation of the 2008 NSCAA/adidas National Coach of the Year awards. He trails only legendary Indiana coach Jerry Yeagley, who has six.

Aliceann Wilber (William Smith), Dave Brandt (Messiah), Dr. Rick Wright (Manhattan Christian) and Pepe Aragon (Herkimer County Community College) each picked up their fourth Coach of the Year award. Wake Forest's Jay Vidovich repeated as Division I Men's Coach of the Year.

2008 NSCAA/adidas National Coaches of the Year
NCAA Division I Men - Jay Vidovich, Wake Forest
NCAA Division I Women - Paul Ratcliffe, Stanford
NCAA Division II Men - Joe Flanagan, Cal State-Dominguez Hills
NCAA Division II Women - Joe Bartlinski, West Florida
NCAA Division III Men - Dave Brandt, Messiah
NCAA Division III Women - Aliceann Wilber, William Smith
NAIA Men - Melvin Belong, Bethel (Tenn.)
NAIA Women - Matt Yelton, Lee
NCCAA Division I Men - Paul Furey, Mount Vernon Nazarene
NCCAA Division II Men - Dr. Rick Wright, Manhattan Christian
NCCAA Division I Women - Josh Lenarz, Trinity Christian
NCCAA Division II Women - Dominic Stross, Southeastern
Junior College Division I Men - Mike Pantalione, Yavapai
Junior College Division III Men - Pepe Aragon, Herkimer County
Junior College Division I Women - Tim Rooney, Lewis & Clark
Junior College Division III Women - Emiria Salzmann, Santa Rosa
High School Boys Division I - Larry Waters, La Cueva  (N.M.)
High School Boys Division II - Ron Hendrie, North Salem(N.Y.)
High School Boys Private/Parochial - Curt Bauer, Santa Margarita  (Calif.)
High School Girls Division I - Bruce Brown, Grandview (Colo.)
High School Girls Division II - Rob Wilcher, T.C. Roberson (N.C.)
High School Girls Private/Parochial - William F. Hawkey, The Pennington School (N.J.)
Youth Boys - Kevin Smith, Solar Soccer Club, Texas
Youth Girls - Ryan Higginbotham, Dallas Texans
High School Assistant Coach of the Year - John Bowen, McIntosh (Ga.)
Glenn "Mooch" Myernick College Assistant Coach of the Year - Carson Porter, Wake Forest

 

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: John Molinaro    
"Going to games and trekking up to the team's training facility in north Toronto to cover ...
U.S. Awards: Nominees set in five categories    
U.S. Soccer has announced the nominees for its 2016 U.S. Soccer Player of the Year awards ...
What They're Saying: Bob Bradley    
"I'm still confident. I think we have made progress, but it's up to us to prove ...
MLS Awards: Giovinco and Hedges repeat Best XI picks    
Three teams each landed two players on the MLS Best XI. Supporters Shield winner FC Dallas ...
MLS Moves: Atlanta United signs Almiron as its No. 10     
Another vital piece has been added as Atlanta United prepares for its first season in MLS ...
MLS Moves: USL MVP Okoli signs with NYCFC    
Though it is well-stocked with attacking firepower, New York City FC has signed a goalscorer to ...
NASL: Decision day arrives for ailing Division 2 league    
Players and staff of clubs in the six-year-old North American Soccer League should learn their fate ...
Video Pick: Ridiculous red-card meltdown     
MSV Duisburg's Baris Ozbek took swings at half the players on Sportfreunde Lotte and stamped on ...
MLS Cup: Remaining tickets sell out in three minutes    
Major League Soccer announced that tickets for Saturday's MLS Cup between Toronto FC and the Seattle ...
What They're Saying: Chapecoense mourner Claudiane Penegalli     
"It creates indignation because it was a human failure. It wasn't a problem with nature, with ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives