Rapids Alumni Player Marcelo Balboa to Be Inducted Into Colorado Youth Soccer Hall of Fame
Al Ashton (post humus) – a prominent coach who served Colorado youth soccer teams from the seventies into the nineties.
Ann Fraser – A long standing figure in the Cherry Creek Soccer Association and later the Colorado Storm organization she worked to support CYS events as well as rendered personal service to many young players in the state.
Cheryl Harrington – Colorado’s true "Soccer Mom has worked for Colorado Youth Soccer for over 25 years. Under her care and guidance the Association has flourished and remained strong despite many changes in the landscape of youth soccer.
Marty Mankamyer – A notable personality on both the national and state level in youth soccer Marty has served on and chaired the USOC and has been the driving force behind Colorado’s well-loved Pike’s Peak Tournament for many years.
John Meyer – Referred to by friends as the "Father of Youth Soccer" in Colorado
John was the first to start youth and "Pee-Wee" leagues in the 1960’s.
Davis Moore – Although known as an accomplished referee for many years in the CYS youth leagues Davis has served as president of the Douglas County club board and the CYS state board as well as serving currently as the chair of CYS’ Protest and Appeals Committee.
Robert Selsvold – Another longstanding referee Bob has served over 10 years on the Colorado Youth Soccer Board of Directors with five years in the President’s chair.
In the 80’s Bob served in the Columbine Soccer Association and continues to officiate as many games as possible.
The Annual Colorado Youth Soccer Awards Dinner and Ceremony will be held 6:00pm Saturday February 16 at the Marriott DTC in conjunction with its annual workshop.
-2007 Wilbur Vermilye Recreational Coaches of the Year