Success Stories Announcements
All of us associated with MAYSA would like to congratulate former travel player and Mercer Area High School player Matt Juergens on being named the 2014 District-10, Region-1A high school player of the year! As a graduating senior this year, Matt, will be heading to college next fall to pursue interests in Computer Science and Engineering. Also, Matt plans to play soccer at the college level. Congratulations Matt!
Mercer Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) for better than 25 years have been focused on developing our youth in the game of soccer & community involvement. Over the past 10 years our young soccer players have been taking their skills in the game to a different height.
This year we are very proud to announce that Miss. Katie Skidmore has been selected as the 2013-2014 Female Youth Referee of the Year for PA West. Katie was selected from over 2300 referee in the PA West region based on her talent & skills as a referee, her community involvement, Academic performance as well as her successful career with their respected High School Soccer team.
We are very proud to have Katie represent MAYSA as she attends the Region 1 Championships in Road Island, Presidents Cup & ODP Championships at Ryder University this year. Katie plans to attend Slippery Rock University next year. All the best Katie as you advance in your referee career.
MAYSA has several players competing on Classic teams in western PA for the 2013/14 season. We are proud of our players, coaches and referees who go out in to the greater soccer community
The players are:
Iana Ellis, Crew, U14 Girls
Josh Wamboldt, Northern Steel, U14 Boys
Quentin Hinkson, Crew U17 boys
Matthew Juergens, Stars United U17 boys
Nathan Kroll, Stars United U17 boys
Zachary Kroll, Stars United U17 boys
MAYSA's U18, U14 and U 11 teams participated in the Edinboro's Annual Open Tournament. Two great weekends of soccer! MAYSA had three teams participate during this June's tournament.
After winning the District 10 Championship in 2012, the Mercer H.S. boys team returned to the 2013 District Championship game to defend their title. Unfortunately the team fell short of repeating as the District 10 Champions, but the team enjoyed another successful year!
Congratulations on a another great year!
MAYSA had several players competing on Classic teams in western PA for the 2012/13 season. We are proud of our players, coaches and referees who go out in to the greater soccer community and represent us with excellence.
The players are:
Iana Ellis, Stars United U13 girls
Quentin Hinkson, Crew U16 boys
Matthew Juergens, Stars United U16 boys
Nathan Kroll, Stars United U16 boys
Zachary Kroll, Stars United U16 boys
Although many think of MAYSA solely as a soccer program, MAYSA also mentors youth as part of its Youth Referee Program.
This year Julia Weller and Nick Sharr have been selected as PA West Youth Soccer Association's "Youth Referees Of The Year". Both were nominated for the achievements on and off the field and selected from over 2,000 youth referees in Western PA! Julia and Nick are both accomplished in academics as well as community service while also achieving successful careers for their respective high school can club teams. The criteria for selection includes personal development, promotion of the game and community involvement.
We are very proud of their achievement and look forward to seeing them advance their referee skills through college and into their adult lives.