SCASA MEMBER RECOGNITION
SCASA Annual Recognition or Awards Received
BARNEY KEMPTON AWARD
NAOMI JOHNSON RECEIVES BARNEY KEMPTON AWARD
SCASA's Naomi Johnson was honored for her volunteer work, receiving the Barney Kempton Award from WSASA President, Tim Busch, May 9th 2015.
The Barney Kempton Award for volunteerism in Washington state soccer.
George “Barney” Kempton was the Secretary of the Washington State Association for decades. Kempton also served as Junior Commissioner and a soccer correspondent for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Kempton, who was born in Northern Ireland and came to America as a young man in 1910, played for teams in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver and Prince Rupert before retiring as a player in 1934. Kemtpon was inducted into the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 1950.
SCASA REFEREE OF THE YEAR
REFREE OF THE YEAR
SCASA typically awards Referee of the Year annually.
North Chapter Referees President Mark Cavelero and SCASA Justice Dan Anderson with SCASA 2014 Ref of Year Greg Svob.
Bob Cole, Gene Chose, and Bill Engnes recall Sundowner adventures.
WSASA HALL OF FAME AWARDS
2014 WSASA HALL OF FAME AWARDS
The 11th annual WSASA Hall of Fame Awards were held on May 10, 2014, at the Country Village Courtyard Hall in Bothell. Congratulations to the following award recipients.
Allen Johnson, The Nets, WSASA Male Player of the Year
Janet Chamley, Seattle's Best WSASA Female Player of the Year
Pepe Fernandez and Walter Schmetzer, Sr. WSASA 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees