Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) is pleased to announce that Gunston Soccer Club's Ted Renaud has been selected to receive the VYSA Dave Williams TOPSoccer Exemplary Service Award.
It is not every year that Virginia Youth Soccer Association receives a qualified nomination for this award. VYSA expressed they were impressed with his accomplishments throughout his career and his passion for the TOPSoccer mission. Ted's commitment to athletes with disabilities goes beyond TOPSoccer, as seen through his work with TOPBasket, “Friends in Need”, and his time spent coaching in the Special Olympics.
TOPSoccer Chair, John Schlenker, said it best in his nomination for Ted with the words, “Coach Ted is cut from the same cloth as Dave Williams. He’s a selfless, passionate champion for athletes with development disabilities and is well deserving of this great honor.”
Annually, VYSA hosts an Awards Gala which includes a cocktail hour, awards ceremony, and 3-course dinner. This year’s Gala will be held on February 12th, 2022 at the University of Mary Washington’s Chandler Ballroom in Fredericksburg, Virginia at 6pm.This year’s annual Gala will honor Ted and other award winners of the past two seasons and the VA-DC Soccer Hall of Fame Inductees.
Gunston Soccer Club families interested in attending the Awards Gala to celebrate Ted's award should reach out to Gretchen Showalter (email@example.com) with any questions.
Congratulations again, Ted!