Saskatchewan annual awards

The Saskatchewan Soccer Association announced its award winners at its Annual Banquet this Saturday night. The two big award winners were Senior Players of the Year Amy Vermeulen and Josh Northey.



Other award winners were Youth Players of the Year Brett Levis and Courtney Hilkewich, Senior Coach of the Year Tom Lapointe, Youth Coach of the Year Dale McFee, Referee of the Year Steven Pollock, Volunteer of the Year Blair Kardash and David Newsham Volunteer Award winner Bruce Cowan. The Senior Team of the Year was Yorkton United FC while the Youth Team of the Year was Celtic U-14 Boys.

The Saskatchewan Soccer Association announced its award winners at its Annual Banquet this Saturday night. The two big award winners were Senior Players of the Year Amy Vermeulen and Josh Northey.



Other award winners were Youth Players of the Year Brett Levis and Courtney Hilkewich, Senior Coach of the Year Tom Lapointe, Youth Coach of the Year Dale McFee, Referee of the Year Steven Pollock, Volunteer of the Year Blair Kardash and David Newsham Volunteer Award winner Bruce Cowan. The Senior Team of the Year was Yorkton United FC while the Youth Team of the Year was Celtic U-14 Boys.



Vermeulen spent much of the season with Canada’s residency program in Vancouver, BC. She was named an alternate to the Canadian roster before the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament in Beijing, China. She made two appearances with the national team in 2008, the latter of which was her ninth career appearance with the national team.



Northey was a Canada West First Team All Star at the University of Saskatchewan. He scored seven goals in 14 games as the Huskies finished fifth in the conference.

Guidelines for the Return to Soccer

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