Awarded to a person or a group for work that significantly and visibly contributed to the development of women’s soccer in Calgary through their efforts with the CWSA. The award shall be for a specific contribution and shall be measurable. Nominations will be assessed for their contribution to on-field play and or the advancement of women’s soccer in Calgary through the CWSA.
Nominations may be made by any CWSA member and directed to the chair of the Awards Committee. The applications will be presented to the Board who will determine the winner(s). The Award of Merit is an annual award, which shall be presented at the Annual General Meeting. It is not mandatory that the Award of Merit be presented each year.
In the spirit of upholding the integrity of the Award of Merit, please note that the award will only be presented when there is a nominee whose contributions meet the specified criteria. If, after the review process, the Awards Committee determines that no nominee adequately fulfills the criteria, the award will not be presented for that year.
2023 Diogo Raposo, Douglas Ratke, Jessica Whyte
2022 Dick Nyenhuis
2021 Matt Whitehead
2019 Yvonne Northover, Vic Van Leeuwen
2018 Dominic Brodie
2017 Laurence Pan
2016 Jacquie Hertlein
2015 George Al Haddad
2012 Brian Younger, Allan Wanagot
2011 Sally Driscoll, John Rann
2010 Margot MacLean, Debbie Shaw
2009 Laszlo Karasz, Marie Kientz, Cathy Gonzalez
2008 Andy Watts, Mark Tyndale
2007 Sue Green, Chris Green, Bob Johnson
2006 Anne Nakaska, Ann Blackwood
2005 Glen Ellis, Leslie Scullion, Kieran McGarrigle
2004 Al Davies, Sue Vanderwindt, Susan Holt, Scott Mabee, David Duffield
2003 Stephen Broadley, Enric Pequino, Russ Highwo, Pat McMahon
2002 John Rann, Murray Munsie, Robin Slot, Brian Ashley
2001 Novalee Reeves, Lorne Wylie
1999 Milan Bartosz
Awarded to an individual deserving of such recognition by the CWSA Board of Directors for either specific or long-term development of women’s soccer within the CWSA. The contribution should be one that clearly has enhanced the operation of the league and has shown to provide for an improved women’s soccer experience.
Nominations are made by the CWSA President. The CWSA President’s Award is an annual award, which shall be presented at the Annual General Meeting. It is not mandatory that the President’s Award be presented each year.
2022 Sandy Sangster
2018 Troye Flannery
2017 Mary Jo Spence
2016 Madeleine Loughery
2012 Theresa Lea
2009 Barb Gies
2007 Stephanie O’Neill
2004 Lynda Davies, Brian Ashley
2003 Joanne Mazurkewich
2002 Barb Donaldson
2001 Gerry Shielan
1999 John Fisher
This award is to be given to an individual for their long-term work within the CWSA in the development, promotion and support in the sport of soccer for women in the City of Calgary and area. In exceptional cases this individual may not have belonged to the CWSA, but has made significant contributions to the Association. Normally, the awardee will have already been the recipient of one of the previously noted awards (President Award or Award Of Merit). This individual may have been a player, coach, manager or administrator.
Nominated by any CWSA member to the Awards Committee, nominees will be selected by the Board for this honour. This award allows for life long membership in the league.
2021 Jacquie Hertlein
2019 Theresa Lea
2018 Mary Jo Spence
2010 Pat Ferris
2005 Gord Ramsay, Chris VanTournhout
2004 Kim Chalmers, Bill Roberts
2003 Ann Blackwood, Peter McKenzie
2002 Milan Bartosz, John Fisher
This award is presented to a CWSA referee for demonstrating dedication, loyalty, leadership, and support for other officials.
2023 Robert Jido
2022 Kim Skow
2019 Laurie Darvill
2018 Ron Stephenson
2017 Bevon Phang
2013 Richard Sansregret
2012 Steve Papp