Chelsey Hanneson, LUSA assistant technical director, hosted the 2020 awards, held online (video image)

Chelsey Hanneson, LUSA assistant technical director, hosted the 2020 awards, held online (video image)

VIDEO: Langley United Soccer Association holds virtual awards night

Teams and individuals recognized for achievements

This year, with COVID-19 restrictions in place, the annual Langley United Soccer Association (LUSA) awards went virtual.

Hosted by Chelsey Hanneson, LUSA assistant technical director, the awards recognized teams and individuals for outstanding achievement, beginning with the Justin Priebe Sportsmanship Award, given to the Di Lorenzo U14 Div 1 team for demonstrating a positive attitude and sportsmanship.

“Congratulations , you finished top in your division this year, and it’s a very well-earned award,” Hanneson commented, before going on to present the other awards of the evening (listed below).

“Annie Doremy Flowerdew” Sportsmanship award to Rougeau U17 Boys Div 2;

President’s Trophy “Outstanding Boys Team” to Schasny U15 Div 3;

President’s Trophy “Outstanding Girls Team to Skelton U14 Div 2;

President’s Trophy “Outstanding Adult Team” to Dynamo Div 2;

The Technical Department LUSA All Star 11 Female Team included, Braea Nill (U13), Erika Di Lorenzo (U14), Ava Craig (U14), Megan Traversy (U15), Ava Wells (U15), Olivia Harrison (U15), Trinity Prodanuk (U16), Lauryn Falk (U16), Harmony Pack (U16), Debra Lauszus (U16), and Taya Dougherty (U17).

Technical Department LUSA All Star 11 Male Team incldued Jackson Mckinney (U14), Zachery Amschl (U16), Santiago Doi (U16), Spencer Lawman (U16), Mateo Marziale (U16), Connor Kahle (U16), Owen Galick (U17), Chris Jung (U17), Gabriel Whittaker (U17), Jake Honey (U18) and Emil Stein (U18).

READ ALSO: Back to the pitch; soccer play resumes in Langley

Most Promising Youth Referee went to Elijah Oamen, and Most Promising Grassroots Referee went to to Cassandra Hoytema.

Senior Player of the Year was Brody Thomas, and the Under 21 Player of the year was Htoo Htoo Eh.

LUSA’s Technical Departments Grassroots Coach of the Year was shared by “dynamic duo” Melanie Mele and Lisa Ellis.

David Rayner Memorial Trophy went to Gabriel Whittaker and Taya Dougherty.

The Jonathan Filer Memorial Most Promising Goalkeeper Award went to Mateo Marziale and Ava Craig, while the Janice Sheuerman Volunteer Recognition Award went to Candice Wagar.

The Wanda Massie “Most Inspirational” Coach went to Kim Rougeau, and the Janice Sheuerman Top LUSA Coach went to Craig Jones.

READ ALSO: VIDEO: How a Langley soccer player overcame serious injury to play for the University of Michigan

Robbie King Memorial Trophy was shared by Jordyn Briggs and Owen Galick, the Chad Seebach Memorial Trophy went to Emil Stein and Rylea Keen, and the Paul Gademan Memorial Trophy was awarded to Owen Galick and Olivia McCallum.

LUSA’s Technical Director’s Award of Merit went to Andy Singh.

Senior Coach of the Year was Josh Smith.

Division 1 Female Player of the Year was Kyra Steinthorson, Division 1 Male Player of the Year was Chris Jung, Division 2 Female Player of the year was Lauryn Falk, Division 2 Male player of the Year went to Gabriel Whittaker.

LUSA/Fraser Valley Metro awards: Female Player of the Year Under 13 was shared by Isabelle Scott and Caitlin Francis, Male Player of the Year Under 13 was Brayden Rawa, Metro Male Player of the Year Under 14 was Armand Deu, Metro Female Player of the Year Under 15 was Emma Saran, Metro Male Player of the Year Under 15 was Thomas Colyn.

LUSA Technical Director’s Award for the Most Committed and Dedicated Dad’s Program Player went to Craig Montague.

Awards were posted online Dec. 24.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Investigators placed dozens of yellow evidence markers on the ground near the site of a fatal shooting in Langley City early Wednesday morning. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
UPDATE: 22-year-old man killed in targeted shooting in Langley

South Surrey vehicle fire may be linked to homicide: police

Jack Nicholson (left) presented a cheque in 2020 for the Co-op Community Spaces Grants for local community projects across Western Canada/ (Sean Weatherly/Special to The Star)
Co-op Community Spaces is investing $1 million to fund community projects

Non-profits and registered charities can apply between Feb. 1 and March 1 for funding opportunities

Langley City Coun. Gayle Martin was ‘appalled’ by Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen’s Commons comment calling the city a ‘ghost town’ (file)
VIDEO: Langley council presses MP to explain ‘ghost town’ comment

Response by Cloverdale-Langley City Conservative MP Tamara Jansen failed to answer question: Martin

Langley Township civic facility. (Black Press Media files)
Two cannabis shops close to approval in Langley Township

There were more than 20 initial applications spread across multiple locations

Former Vancouver Giants forward Evander Kane is seen here in Game 7 of the second round of the 2009 WHL playoffs against the Spokane Chiefs (Sam Chan under Wikipedia Commons licence)
Gambling debts revealed in details of bankruptcy filing by hockey star Evander Kane

Sharks left winger and former Vancouver Giants player owes close to $30 million

Dr. Penny Ballem, a former deputy health minister, discusses her role in leading B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccination program, at the B.C. legislature, Jan. 22, 2021. (B.C. government)
B.C. holds steady with 407 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

14 deaths, no new outbreaks in the health care system

(Kraft Dinner/Twitter)
Kraft Dinner launches candy-flavoured mac and cheese just in time for Valentine’s Day

Sweet and cheesy treat will be here just in time for the cheesiest holiday of the year

SAR crews worked late into the night Tuesday to rescue an injured snowboarder in North Vancouver. (Facebook/North Shore Rescue)
Complicated, dangerous rescue saves man in avalanche near Cypress Mountain

North Shore SAR team braves considerable conditions to reach injured snowboarder

A Cessna 170 airplane similar to the one pictured above is reported to be missing off the waters between Victoria and Washington State. Twitter photo/USCG
UPDATE: No sign of small plane that went down in waters south of Vancouver Island

Searchers out on both sides of border between Victoria and Port Angeles

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

In this undated image made from a video taken by the Duke of Sussex and posted on @SaveChildrenUK by the Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, shows the Duchess of Sussex reading the book “Duck! Rabbit!” to their son Archie who celebrates his first birthday on Wednesday May 6, 2020. The Canadian Paediatric Society is reminding families that the process of raising a reader starts from birth. (Duke of Sussex/@SaveChildrenUK)
Canadian Paediatric Society says raising a reader starts from birth

CPS says literacy is one of the strongest predictors of lifelong health outcomes

Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Minister Carla Qualtrough responds to a question during a news conference Thursday August 20, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Easing rules for parental benefits created inequities among parents, documents say

Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough’s office says the government will make any necessary changes

People walk along a pedestrianized zone of Sainte-Catherine street in Montreal, Monday, May 18, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. Newly released statistics point to a major drop in police-recorded crime during the first eight months of the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Crime down in first 8 months of pandemic, but mental health calls rise: StatCan

The agency says violent crimes such as assault dropped significantly

Cowichan Tribes chief Squtxulenhuw (William Seymour) confirmed the first death in the First Nations community from COVID-19. (File photo)
Cowichan Tribes confirms 1st death amid growing COVID-19 outbreak

Shelter-in-place order has been extended to Feb. 5

Most Read