The NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Americans for NCAA Men’s Programs Named
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has announced the 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Men’s All-America Teams for all three NCAA divisions.
The NCAA Division III teams lead the way with the most returning All-Americans, with 10 players making the cut again. Trinity (Texas) senior forward Yuri Ribeiro (Salvador, Brazil) earns his third award with a Second Team All-America nod.
The Division II teams feature six returnees, including Colorado Mines senior forward Tesho Akindele (Thornton, Colo.) finishing his career with his fourth All-America honor. Rockhurst senior forward Mark Magee (Evesham, England) picks up his third such award.
The Division I All-Americans include seven picking up another award. Two players earning their third award are Connecticut’s Andre Blake (May Pen, Jamaica) and New Mexico senior defender Kyle Venter (Aurora, Colo.).
These student-athletes and others announced as NSCAA award winners will be recognized Saturday, Jan. 18 at the annual All-America Luncheon, held in conjunction with the 2014 NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia.
Those selected as All-Americans, their coaches and families can register online for the luncheon at NSCAA.com/awards/aaregistration.
About the NSCAA
Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Kan., the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate coaches, encourage excellence and serve the soccer community.
The NSCAA is the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization with members at every level of the game. The membership is primarily made up of coaches, but also includes administrators, referees and others in the soccer industry. The NSCAA provides its members ways to enhance the game of soccer by providing a national education program, interaction and networking opportunities, and membership benefits.
For more information about the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, visit NSCAA.com.