SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame

2016 Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame class announced

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame (formerly the Philadelphia Oldtimers Soccer Association, founded in 1947) has announced its 2016 class of Hall of Fame inductees and award winners.

The 2016 Hall of Fame inductees come from a number of varied soccer backgrounds. They are:

Monica Chrisanthon
Steve Friend
Annette Hibbs
Tom Hughes
Siegfried Koschewitz
Eddie Leigh
Ashley Maher
Joe Mckay
Seamus McWilliams
Anne Noel
Rob Olfield
Antonio Siravo (Posthumous)

The 2016 award winners are:

Tom Paton Award (Female Player of the Year): Jules Blank, Archbishop Ryan H.S.
Bill Peterman Award  (Male Player of the Year): Evan Vare, Central Bucks East H.S.
Charlotte Moran Award (Coach of the Year, Female Team): Erica Walsh, Penn State University
John (Jukey) Nanoski Award (Coach of the Year, Male Team): Mike Gorni, Central Bucks East
Ned Potts Award (Club of the Year): Vereinigung Erzgebirge
Harry Rogers Award (Referees of the Year): Dennis Denard and Joanne Neal
Chick Fallon Award (Service to Soccer): Announced at banquet

All of these recipients will be honored at the 69th annual awards banquet, which will take place on Saturday, May 14 at Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein (9031 Academy Rd., Phila., PA 19114), 5 pm to 10 pm.

Special celebration this year

In addition to this year’s inductions and awards, the SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame will be honoring all women who have played or coached at high schools and/or colleges in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Banquet ticket information

All are invited to attend the banquet, which is also a great opportunity for the soccer community to gather, honor past accomplishments, and engage in productive soccer talk and networking. Tickets are $40 (includes dinner and open bar) and are available as follows:

Banquet ads

The program for the banquet contains personal ads, business ads, and ads that pay homage to the inductees and award recipients. These ads also help the SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame sponsor and run soccer programs and events in the local soccer community. Ads are priced at only $100 for a full page. If you would like to purchase an ad, please contact our banquet director, Gordon Dunlop, Jr. via email, or by calling 267-767-9713. Your support goes a long way.

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