Awards & Scholarships

Awards

Life Time Achievement

The Larry LeBlanc Life Time Achievement Award is presented to those PSC members who truly impacted the Club and Community with their dedication and generosity.

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – Scott Gardner
  • 2013-14 – Dave Vieira and J. Pantin

Competitive Program or Team of the Year

Boys:

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – 2005 Boys / Coaches: B. Smith, J. Roccasalva, O. Manjarres
  • 2013-14 – U15B Green / Coach: T. La Ferrara
  • 2012-13 – U12B Green & Gold / Coaches: G. Fredricks, E. Whitehead
  • 2011-12 – U12B Green & Gold / Coaches: A. Garcia, R. Irwin, C. Gonzales
  • 2010-11 – U12B Green & Gold / Coaches: F. Best, S. Benjamin
  • 2009-10 – U13B Green / Coach: D. Warner

Girls:

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – 2000 Girls / Coaches: G. Bebek, H. McInall
  • 2013-14 – U15G Green / Coach: P. De Rosario
  • 2012-13 – U12G Green & Gold & White / Coaches: M. Couthino, J. Antonopoulos, B. Donnelly
  • 2011-12 – U12G Green & Gold / Coaches: E. Mathew, A. Hing
  • 2010-11 – U13G Green & Gold / Coaches: B. Donnelly, G. Scheepstra
  • 2009-10 – U13G Green / Coach: G. Gesualdo

Competitive Coach of the Year

All Star:

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – S. Streich

Boys:

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – R. Dindial
  • 2013-14 – B. Donnelly
  • 2012-13 – B. Jahshan U17B
  • 2011-12 – S. Gardner
  • 2010-11 – F. Best U12B
  • 2009-10 – D. Warner U13B

Girls:

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – P. Hogg
  • 2013-14 – G. Banfield
  • 2012-13 – G. Scheepstra U15G
  • 2011-12 – B Donnelly
  • 2010-11 – B Donnelly U13G
  • 2009-10 – P. Marmina U13G

Hero of the Community

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – S. Rahman
  • 2013-14 – A. Prue, E. Earle, E. Koert, J. Hagner, T. DeNobrega, S. Antunes, A. Phangsoa

Recreational Coach of the Year

The Stan Muir Award is presented to the Recreational Coach of the Year.

The G. Crowder Award is presented to the Coordinator of the Year (if applicable.)

Boys:

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – A. Duncan
  • 2013-14 – n/a
  • 2012-13 – J. Sommerville

Girls:

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – M. Cameron
  • 2013-14 – n/a
  • 2012-13 – A. Tsomis & B. Slater

Scholarships

Scholarship Criteria

Introduction

The Pickering Soccer Club Academic Scholarship Award program has been created so that we may recognize those young men and women who have made significant contributions to their community, their school, and the Pickering Soccer Club.

  • There will be four (4) scholarships offered annually, two (2) male and two (2) female, not to exceed a total expenditure of four thousand dollars ($4000).
  • Each scholarship will not exceed one thousand dollars ($1000).
  • Two (2) scholarships will be awarded to competitive players; one (1) female and one (1) male.
  • Two (2) scholarships will be awarded to recreational players; one (1) female and one (1) male.

Application

Applicants must submit a completed application accompanied with a letter of recommendation to the Pickering Soccer Club. If a candidate fulfills the qualifications of the Pickering Soccer Club Scholarship Programme, their respective applications will be reviewed by an executive committee panel and 4 award recipients (two male and two female) will be chosen. The awards will be presented at the annual AGM. Click here for the application form.

General Eligibility

  • A resident of Durham Region
  • A candidate that has played for the Pickering Soccer Club for a minimum of seven (7) years.
  • A student enrolled in Grade 12 (or equivalent) and graduating during the current season.
  • A student who maintains a minimum average of 75% during both Grade 12 semesters.
  • A candidate that has best exemplified the aforementioned qualities of fair play, academic and athletic excellence and leadership skills both on and off the field.
  • A candidate that has been accepted at a recognized Canadian College or University.
  • A candidate that has done community service work within the Pickering Soccer Club.

Scholarship Payment

Scholarship awards will be paid in two equal installments; the start of the first term and the start of the second term. Candidates must obtain and minimum GPA of 2.5 for the first semester and must provide proof of continued studies prior to receiving the second installment.

Submission Deadline – September 1st of each year.

The scholarship program will be reviewed annually and the Pickering Soccer Club reserves the right to make any necessary adjustments based on budgetary considerations.  Please click here for an application form.

Annual Scholarship Awards

Boys Competitive

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – n/a
  • 2013-14 – M. Efthimiades
  • 2012-13 – n/a
  • 2011-12 – n/a
  • 2010-11 – n/a
  • 2009-10 – D. Matthews

Girls Competitive

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – n/a
  • 2013-14 – S. Torchia
  • 2012-13 – n/a
  • 2011-12 – n/a
  • 2010-11 – C. Carkner
  • 2009-10 – S. Kotsopoulos

Boys Recreational

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – n/a
  • 2013-14 – M. Taverna
  • 2012-13 – n/a
  • 2011-12 – C. Schmitt
  • 2010-11 – F. Johnson
  • 2009-10 – n/a

Girls Recreational

  • 2015-16 –
  • 2014-15 – n/a
  • 2013-14 – C. Keen
  • 2012-13 – n/a
  • 2011-12 – n/a
  • 2010-11 – n/a
  • 2009-10 – M. McPhaden