NSCAA Honors Coach Dom Wren, DSC 90 Green Enzo Martinez, Alex Martinez, Robbie Benson and Alumni Nick Schuermann
Date Posted: 1/10/2010
Discoveries Congratulates Coach Dom Wren, NSCAA Region (South), Boys High School Coach of the Year, and Region III Youth Coach of the Year. Enzo Martinez was named NSCAA National Boys High School Player of the Year. Enzo, along with DSC 90 Green teammates Alex Martinez and Robbie Benson were also named to the All-Star Region III High School Team. Coach Wren and Enzo will travel to Philadelphia to receive their awards. The national coach awards will be announced at the annual NSCAA Awards Banquet, which will be held Friday evening, Jan. 15, in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, Pa., as part of the 2010 NSCAA Convention.
NSCAA/Mondo Regional Coaches of the Year
High school and youth coaches who achieved success during the 2009 season have been recognized with the announcement of the NSCAA/Mondo Regional Coaches of the Year.The high school recipients are selected based on a vote of their peers within their region, while the youth coaches are selected by a national committee from a pool of nominees from NSCAA member coaches. Regional Coaches of the Year are finalists for the NSCAA/Mondo National Coach of the Year award at their respective levels.
High School Boys
Region, Coach, School
Central: Jereme Rainwater, Lake Central High School (Ind.)
East: Chris Bleam, Parkland High School (Pa.)
Far West: Timothy Flynn Barmettler, Highland High School (Ariz.)
Midwest: Chuck Scanlon, Apple Valley High School (Minn.)
New England: David Halligan, Falmouth High School (Maine)
Rocky Mountain: Tim E. Denisson, Cheyenne Central High School (Wyo.)
South: Dominic Thorton Wren, Northwest High School (S.C.)
Southwest: Hans A. Kleinschmidt, The Woodlands High School (Texas)
Coach, Affliation (State)
Atlantic: Scott Reitnour, Piedmont Football Club (N.C.)
East: Greg Ramos, Lehigh Vallley United (Pa.)
South: Dom Wren, Discoveries Soccer Club (S.C.)
West: Chris Limmer, Dakota Gold Soccer Club (S
Martinez, Named NSCAA Boys High School Player of the Year
Enzo Martinez (Northwestern High School/Rock Hill, S.C.) has been named the 2009 NSCAA/Adidas High School National Boys Player of the Year. He will be recognized at the annual All-America Luncheon, held in Philadelphia, Pa., on Jan. 16, as part of the 2010 NSCAA Convention.
About Enzo Martinez
A three-time South Carolina state player of the year, the senior forward set the state record for career goals with 182, the sixth-most in interscholastic history. A four-time all-state selection and SCASA Player of the Year, he tallied 454 points in his high school career and had 29 hat tricks. A two-time NSCAA High School All-America, he also helped lead Discoveries SC to the USYS U-18 national title. He now plays at North Carolina.
Eight Players Earn Repeat Honors on 2009 NSCAA/Adidas Boys High School All-America Team
Eight boys high school players earned repeat accolades with the release of the 2009 NSCAA/adidas Boys High School All-America Team.
Two defenders – Oumar Ballo (Sr., Archbishop Curley High School, Baltimore, Md.) and Andrew O'Malley (Sr., Salesianum School, Wilmington, Del.) – were among the octet recognized for outstanding prep play. Six forwards also gained the nod for a second occasion – Nick Dubee (Sr., Chariho Regional School District, Wood River Junction, R.I.); Kegan Harkenrider (Sr., Homestead High School, Fort Wayne, Ind.); Chandler Hoffman (Sr., Oak Mountain High School, Birmingham, Ala.); Gabe Hoffman-Johnson (Sr., Falmouth High School, Falmouth, Maine); Enzo Martinez (Sr., Northwestern High School, Rock Hill, S.C.) and Harrison Petts (Sr., Zionsville Community High School, Zionsville, Ind.).
2009 NSCAA/Adidas All Region III (South) Team
Robbie Benson, Enzo Martinez, Alex Martinez
Nick Schuermann (DSC '87), Wofford, named to 2009 NSCAA/Adidas Men's College Scholar All-America Team
University Division, First Team, and 2009 NSCAA/Performance Subaru Men's NCAA Division I All-America Team, third team. Congratulations Nick!