Volunteer

EXPECTATIONS AND BUY OUT

Revised 7/4/18, 7/13/18, 11/15/2021, 06/02/23


USA of Indiana works because its members regularly and robustly volunteer to operate all aspects of the Club. The Club tracks Volunteer hours per player. There is available a per season volunteer buy out for families not meeting the volunteer requirement. The buyout may be paid before the season, during the season, or may be charged to the player’s account after the season. Seasons are July through November and March through June.

Each Recreation player is expected to volunteer at least 3 hours during the season.

The volunteer requirement includes all Recreation players ages 1-25, in any of the Club’s Recreation, Rec Plus, Soccer Tots, and additional programs.   There is a $35 per season volunteer buy out for each Rec PLAYER not meeting the volunteer requirement.

Each U8-U15 Travel player is expected to volunteer at least 9 hours during fall season plus 6 hours during spring season.  This includes 3 fall Field Day hours, 3 hours during Indy Pike Fest, 3 hours during Indy Fusion Fall Classic, 3 spring Field Days hours and 3 hours during Indy Burn Cup.
Each Winter/Spring Travel U15-U19 player is expected to volunteer at least 3 hours during Indy Fusion Classic, plus 3 spring field day hours, plus 3 hours during Indy Burn Cup.

The volunteer requirement includes all Travel players ages 6-19 in any of the Club’s Travel divisions.
Volunteer for both field days and tournaments.
The proceeds from the Club's 3 tournaments is returned to travel players as more reasonable travel tuition.

There is a $150 per season buy out for each Travel PLAYER not meeting the volunteer requirement.

Players receiving tuition assistance grants may not buy out of the volunteer requirements as a family nor the usual hours required for every player. Players not meeting volunteer requirement are subject to being assessed the buy out fee which may be prorated.

Major volunteer areas for parents and players:

  • Field Days
  • USA of Indiana Tournaments Operations
  • Indy Pike Fest
  • Indy Fusion Classic
  • Indy Burn Cup
  • Travel Team Management
  • Recreational Coach!
  • Rec Game Days
  • Line fields
  • Snack bar
  • Field marshal
  • Season open/close tasks

Members needed for the following Board Committees:

What does a Board Member do?

  1. Sponsorship
  2. Fields
  3. Travel, Manager of the Team Managers, Team Manager
  4. Recreation, age group commissioners, team manager
  5. Volunteer, volunteer coordinators for Rec, Travel, Indy Burn Cup, Pike Fest, Fusion Fall Classic

Volunteer Award Winners

Congratulations 2023 Award winners

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Congratulations 2022 Award winners

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Congratulations 2021 Award winners

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Congratulations 2020 Award winners

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Congratulations 2019 Award winners

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Congratulations to 2019 Indiana Soccer Association Awards Winners, honored 2/22/2020

  • Indiana Soccer Finalist Travel Team Manager Jasmin Bankhead
  • Indiana Soccer Girls Travel Coach of the Year Rob Jordan and Theron Smith
  • Indiana Soccer Girls Recreation Coach of the Year Jasmine Moses
  • Indiana Soccer Finalist Recreation Coach of the Year Stephan Vincent
  • Indiana Soccer Boys Travel Coach of the Year Ian Scott

Congratulations 2019 - 2002 Award winners

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2018 Award Winners IYSA

  • Pam Suchecki  2018 Administrator of the Year
    & INDIANA Soccer Association 2018 ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR FINALIST
  • Jeff Jackson 2018 Boys Travel Coach of the Year
    & INDIANA Soccer Association 2018 TRAVEL BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR FINALIST    
  • Erica Salzman 2018 Boys Travel Team Manager
    & INDIANA Soccer Association 2018 TRAVEL TEAM MANAGER OF THE YEAR FINALIST  
  • Katie Sommers 2018 Recreation Coach of the Year
    & INDIANA Soccer Association 2018 RECREATION COACH OF THE YEAR BOYS WINNER!
  • Hector Reina 2018 Girls Rec Plus Coach of the Year
    & INDIANA Soccer Association 2018 RECREATION COACH OF THE YEAR GIRLS FINALIST
  • Darren Pearson 2018 Volunteer of the Year
    & INDIANA Soccer Association 2018 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR FINALIST

2017 Award Winners IYSA

  • Roberto Cuiriz 2017 USA of Indiana Travel Coach of the Year 2017
    & Indiana Soccer association 2017
  • Mike Berticelli Boys Travel Coach of the Year WINNER!
  • Andy Schroeder, USA of Indiana 2017 Recreation Coach of the Year
    & Indiana Soccer Association 2017 Rec Coach of the Year Finalist.
  • Veronica Cuiriz, USA of Indiana 2017 Travel Team Manager of the Year
    & Finalist Indiana Soccer Association 2017 Travel Team Manager of the Year.

2016 Award Winners IYSA

  • Amber Cremeens USAI Administrator of the Year 2016
    & Winner Indiana Soccer Association Administrator of the Year 2016!
  • Roberto Cuiriz USAI Travel Coach of the Year 2016
    & Finalist Indiana Soccer association 2016 Mike Berticelli Boys Travel Coach of the Year.
  • Tim Litz, USA of Indiana Recreation Coach of the Year & Indiana Soccer Association Rec Coach of the Year Finalist.


2015 Award Winners IYSA

  • Max Hudspeth, USAI Travel Coach of the Year 2015
    & Finalist Indiana Soccer association 2015 Mike Berticelli Boys Travel Coach of the Year.
  • Lucy Karam, USAI Travel Team Manager of the Year 2015
    & Finalist Indiana Soccer association 2015 Team Manager of the Year.
  • Ana Gallegos-Adams, USAI Volunteer of the Year 2015
    & Winner Indiana Soccer association 2015 Volunteer of the Year!
  • A.J. McAdams, USAI Recreation Coach of the Year 2015
    & Winner Indiana Soccer association 2015 Boys Recreation Coach of the Year!

2014 Award Winners IYSA

  • Bill Walters: USA of Indiana Good of Soccer winner, & Indiana Soccer association 2014 Jay Fredrich Good of Soccer 2014 award winner!
  • Renee Johnson: USA of Indiana Volunteer of the Year & Finalist Indiana Soccer association 2014 Volunteer of the Year.
  • Dan Newberry: USA of Indiana 2014 Travel Coach of the Year.
  • Mindy VanTilburg: USA of Indiana 2014 Travel Team Manager of the Year.
  • Nabil Bensalah: USA of Indiana 2014 Young Male Referee of the Year, & Indiana Soccer association 2014 Young Male Referee of the Year.

2013 Award Winners IYSA

  • Bill Walters: USA of Indiana Good of Soccer winner 2013 & Finalist Indiana Soccer Association 2013 Jay Fredrich Good of Soccer
  • Anna Lakin: USA of Indiana Rec Coach of the Year& Finalist Indiana Soccer Association 2013 Girls Recreation Coach of the Year

2011 Award Winners IYSA

  • Tony Filoso: Pike Soccer Club Community Recreation Coach of the Year& Finalist Indiana Soccer’s Girls Recreational Coach of the Year Award.
  • Theron Smith: Indy Burn Coach of the Year for second year in a row& Finalist Indiana Soccer’s Mike Berticelli Boys Travel of the Year Award
  • Matthew O’Dell: Pike Soccer Club Young Referee of the Year,Winner Indiana Young Referee of the Year 2011!

2010 Award Winners IYSA

  • Theron Smith: 2010 Indy Burn Boys Coach of Year& Finalist Indiana Soccer association Travel Coach of the Year
  • Mark Turpen: 2010 Pike Soccer Club Volunteer of the Year& Finalist Indiana Soccer association Volunteer of the Year
  • Erik Roggeman: 2010 Pike Soccer Club Community Recreation Boys Coach of the Year& Finalist Indiana Soccer association Boys Recreation Coach of the Year.
  • David Breen: 2010 Pike Soccer Club Community Recreation Girls Coach of the Year& Finalist Indiana Soccer association Girls Recreation Coach of the Year.
  • Larry Rosenberg: 2010 Pike Soccer Club Administrator of the Year.
  • Ray Sahm: Finalist Indiana Soccer association Jay Fredrich Good of Youth Soccer

2009 Award Winners IYSA

  • Junior Miranda: Club Director of Coaching of the Year
  • Dan Kapsalis: Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame inductee
  • Cathy McGrath: USA of Indiana and Indiana Soccer Association Travel Team Manager of the Year award winner.
  • Dave Howard: Indiana Soccer James Carson Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Dan Murphy: USA of Indiana and Indiana Soccer Girls Travel Coach of the Year award winner
  • Mark Turpen: PSC Volunteer of the Year, Finalist Indiana Soccer Volunteer of the Year
  • Pam Harris: PSC Volunteer of the Year

2008 Award Winners IYSA

  • Junior Miranda: Indiana Jay Fredrich Good of Youth Soccer
  • Carol Banta: Indiana Administrator of the Year
  • Isang Jacob: Indy Burn and Indiana Soccer Boys Coach of the Year, US Youth Soccer Coach of the Year 2008!
  • Brian Malone: PYSC and Indiana Soccer Young Male Referee of the Year
  • Kiersten Walters: PYSC and Indiana Young Female Referee of the Year

2007 Award Winners IYSA

  • Thomas Geisse: PYSC Volunteer of the Year and Indiana Soccer Jay Fredrich Good of Youth Soccer award winner
  • Elvira Whitaker: Indy Burn and Indiana Soccer Travel Team Manager of the Year award winner

2006 Award Winners IYSA

  • Terrell Jackson: Indiana Parent of the Year winner!

2005 Award Winners IYSA

  • Mike Batic: Service Award
  • Bruce Carlstedt: Indiana Good of Soccer
  • Don Davis: District 8 Recreational Coach of the Year
  • Daniel Loyal: Indiana Young Male Referee of the Year
  • Kurt Pantzer: District 8 For the Good of Soccer
  • Gerri Torry-Hampton: District 8 Administrator of the Year
  • Mike & Debbie Williams: District 8 Parents of the Year

2004 Award Winners IYSA

  • Marv* & Mary Bailey: District 8 Parents of the Year
  • Brock Howard: Indiana Soccer association Referee of the Year
  • Isang Jacob: Indiana Soccer association Boys Travel Coach of the Year
  • Dean Lehmkuhler: District 8 Recreational Coach of Year

2003 Award Winners IYSA

  • John Bates: District 8 For the Good of Soccer
  • Jenny & Tom Froehle: District 8 Parents of the Year
  • Dan Murphy: District 8 Boys Coach of the Year

2002 Award Winners IYSA

  • Tom Davis: Indiana Girls Travel Coach of the Year
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