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Manny Hirschel Award

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Manny Hirschel Award


The Manny Hirschel Award is given annually at the Section 2 EXPO to a deserving individual from each Area in Section 2. The award was named after Manny Hirschel and first given to him at the Section 2 Conference in 2000 with the plan to give it out in subsequent years to other worthy members of AYSO. Manny gave many years of unselfish leadership, knowledge, commitment, and effort to the betterment of AYSO, at many levels, and to its players having safe, fun, and fair experiences. The award is intended to be given for long-term contributions at the National, Section, Area, and/or Regional level; however the winner has typically had an impact at multiple levels. Nominees are individuals who have been role models for volunteers and for players. Their actions epitomize the values and philosophy of AYSO. 

The year of the award is the year prior to the Section Conference/Expo.


 
Area 2A Winner Region or Role 
   
2019 Jane Zdepski 
2018 Lowell Sears 
2017 Jill Korpal Shanmugasundaram 
2016 Steve Hanson 
2015 Sagit Andrews 
2014 Beau James 
2013 J Drew Van HorneArea Director
2012 John RobbinsACA & R44 VIP Coord.
2011 Caroline LambertADRA and R26 RC
2010 Rob Schreiber
Randy Harr
past ARA
past AD and R43 RC
2009 none 
2008 Janet and Jose Nunezmodel VIP program
2007 Dave Elwardpast AD and R26 RC
2006 Maurice Bizzarripast ADRI and S2 SDRI
2005 Scott McGheeU16/19 Play Coordinator
2004 Bob ArasmithWYS developer & R44 RC
2003 Jann Rudkinpast AD and R44 RC
2002 Jim Madisonpast ACA & volunteer
2001 Jim Madden 
2000 Roy LevinN.R.C. & RRA for R26



 
Area 2B Winner Region or Role 
2019 Sam Habash
2018 Ron Kratochvil
2017 John Keefer
2016 John Ford
2015 Mary Milliken
2014 Jesus Lima
2013 Mark Renz
2012 Robert Casco
2011 Steve Chinn
2010 Ted Marsh
2009 Greg Pierce
2008 Ron Kratochvil
2007 Heidi Pierce
2006 Kristina Kratochvil
2005 Pat King
2004 David Sondergeld
2003 Ron Kratochvil 
2002 Mary Milliken
2001 Judi Richards
2000 Don King  
1999 Manny Hirschel 



 
 Area 2CWinner Region or Role
   
2019 Abby Fleischman 
2018 Jeremiah Hiles
Scott Schulze
 
2017 Patrick Fleischman
Kim Apana
R305 Concord
R223 MDSA
2016 Emily Gollinger
Adrian Ponce
R328 River Delta
R1645 Riverbank
2015 Rick Hults
Roy Kiesler
R281 PHMSA
R281 PHMSA
2014 Dave Killeen
Derek Westphal
R281 PHMSA
R281 PHMSA
2013 Jackie PetersR305 Concord
2012 Sam Link
Brian Lizzarago
R1187 American Canyon
R223 MDSA
2011 Eric Dennis
Paul Harmenzon
R223 MDSA
R281 PHMSA
2010 Gina PaffR281 PHMSA
2009 ----
2008 Jeff McClure 
2007 Brent MorrisonR281 PHMSA
2006 John MaltesterR281 PHMSA
2005 Dave LewisR1187 American Canyon
2004 -- 
2003 -- 
2002 -- 
2001 -- 
2000 -- 




 
 Area 2DWinner Region or Role
   
2019 Nathan Sweetman 
2018 Cem Bolkan 
2017 Annette Sweetman 
2016 JP Marie 
2015 Alan Lee 
2014 Jennifer Boschee-Danzer 
2013 -- 
2012 Michael Karoly 
2011 -- 
2010 -- 
2009 -- 
2008 Jock Hamilton 
2007 Joe Hopelian 
2006 Alan Matre 
2005 Jarlene Cordonnier 
2004 Greg Barrow 
2003 -- 
2002 -- 
2001 -- 
2000 -- 



 
 Area 2EWinner Region or Role
   
2019 Chris Lanski 
2018 James McGreevy 
2017 Sabrina Cassens
Nathan Cassens
 
2016 Lisa Thacker 
2015 Jennifer Garrett 
2014 Connie Brinkerhoff 
2013 -- 
2012 Manuel Arellano 
2011 -- 
2010 -- 
2009 -- 
2008 Lisa & John Morgan 
2007 Diane Madigan 
2006 Tammy Bressem 
2005 Diane Madigan 
2004 -- 
2003 -- 
2002 -- 
2001 -- 
2000 -- 

 


 
 Area 2FWinner Region or Role
   
2019 Jon Hager 
2018 Dave Kawchack 
2017 Sequoia Rohr 
2016 Ed Johns 
2015 Joe Griego 
2014 Stacie Gunderson 
2013 -- 
2012 Stuart Brown 
2011 -- 
2010 -- 
2009 -- 
2008 Yvette Barrett 
2007 Galeen Stratton 
2006 Cookie Oren 
2005 Bill Collins 
2004 Traci Ferrante 
2003 Kyle & Linda Adams 
2002 -- 
2001 -- 
2000 -- 
 

 
 Area 2JWinner Region or Role
   
2019 Alex White 
2018 Al Villareal
Rex Wright
 
2017 Eric Huang 
2016 Victor Morales 
2015 Charlie Bedard
Karlina Ott
 
2014 Uttam Saha
Michael Siu
 
2013 Tim Oey2-J-64, West San Jose
2012 Brad Gallaher2-J-64, West San Jose
2011 Bob Hopkins 
2010 Karen Sloan 
2009 Randy Ristau2-J-64, West San Jose
2008 Sean O'Keefe2-J-64, West San Jose
2007 Kent Bossange2-J-27, Saratoga
2006 Art Zimmermann2-J-64, West San Jose
2005 Howard Miller2-J-27, Saratoga
2004 Rosie Go2-J-64, West San Jose
2003 Van Nelson2-J-27, Saratoga
2002 Jesse Martinez2-J-35, Cupertino
2001 Mark Linsky2-J-27, Saratoga
2000 John Muskivitch2-J-35, Cupertino



 
 Area 2NWinner Region or Role
   
2019 Eliot Alfi 
2018 Sergio Raddavero 
2017 Jon Burt 
2016 George Butterworth 
2015 Robert Bierman 
2014 Michael Cassidy
Craig Wallace
 
2013 Meeks Vaughan 
2012 Clayton Wishoff  
2011 Martin Bittner 
2010 Lorie Rakstins 
2009 Charlie Drechler 
2008 Deron Shields 
2007 Jeannine Holper 
2006 Rand Potter 
2005 Gene Batter 
2004 Sonny Mencher 
2003 Ken Rhoads 
2002 Erik Hauser 
2001 Keith Blackley 
2000 -- 



 
 Area 2SWinner Region or Role
   
2019 Jennifer Denver 
2018 Luke Cotton 
2017 Andy Ungerer 
2016 Tricia Costa 
2015 Erick Juarez 
2014 Mark Baur 
2013 -- 
2012 Duston Denver 
2011 -- 
2010 -- 
2009 -- 
2008 Heather Dircksen 
2007 John Park 
2006 -- 
2005 Craig Dircksen 
2004 -- 
2003 -- 
2002 -- 
2001 -- 
2000 -- 


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