NSCAA Announces Youth All-Americans and Players of the Year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 18, 2016) – The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced on Friday the 2016 NSCAA Youth All-America Teams, headlined by the 2016 Youth Players of the Year.

Atlanta United’s Andrew Carleton (Powder Springs, Ga.) was named 2016 NSCAA Youth Boys Player of the Year and So Cal Blues SC’s Ashley Sanchez (Monrovia, Calif.) receives recognition as the 2016 NSCAA Youth Girls Player of the Year. The duo are among a total of 81 players (41 girls, 40 boys) honored as NSCAA Youth All-Americans.

These players, along with their families and coaches, will be formally acknowledged for their accomplishments at the NSCAA All-America Luncheon on January 14, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in conjunction with the 2017 NSCAA Convention.

2016 NSCAA Youth Boys All-America Team

Player of the Year: Andrew Carleton (Powder Springs, Ga.), Atlanta United FC

* Indicates previous All-America selection

Name

Club

Hometown

George Acosta

Weston FC

Miami, Fla.

Ayo Akinola

Toronto FC

Bradenton, Fla.

Isaac Angking

New England Revolution

Providence, R.I.

Jake Arteaga

LA Galaxy

Glendora, Calif.

Carlos Asensio

Georgia United

Rosewell, Ga.

Taylor Booth

La Roca

Eden, Utah

Alexander Budnik

Sockers FC

Arlington Heights, Ill.

Andrew Carleton

Atlanta United

Powder Springs, Ga.

Jose Carranza*

DC United

Manassas, VA.

Lucas Del Rosario

Capitol Area Railhawks

Durham, N.C.

Griffin Dorsey

Colorado Rush

Evergreen, Colo.

Christopher Durkin

DC United

Glen Allen, Va.

Jesus Ferreira

FC Dallas Academy

Dallas, Texas

Blaine Ferri

Solar Chelsea

Southlake, Texas

Justin Garces

Kendall FC

Miami, Fla.

Christopher Gloster

New York Red Bulls

Montclair, N.J.

Christopher Goslin

Atlanta United

Locust Grove, Ga.

Zyen Jones

Atlanta United

Clarkston, Ga.

Jaylin Lindsey

Sporting Kansas City

Charlotte, N.C.

Rayshaun McGann

Philadelphia Union

Royal Palm Beach, Fla.

John Nelson*

Internationals SC

Medina, Ohio

Andrew Paoli

San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose, Calif.

Emmanuel Perez

Capitol Area Railhawks

Raleigh, N.C.

Paxton Pomykal

FC Dallas Academy

Highland Village, Texas

Matthew Real*

Philadelphia Union

Drexel Hill, Pa.

Justin Rennicks

New England Revolution

Hamilton, Mass.

Bryan Reynolds

FC Dallas Academy

The Colony, Texas

Carlo  Ritaccio

BW Gottschee

Westbury, N.Y.

James Sands

New York Soccer Club

Rye, N.Y.

Josh Sargent

Scott Gallagher (Mo.).

O'Fallon, Mo.

Brady Scott

De Anza Force SC

Petaluma, Calif.

Brandon Servania

FC Dallas Academy

Birmingham, Ala.

Tyler Shaver

Beachside

Greenwich, Conn.

Aeden Stanley

Scott Gallagher (Mo.).

Columbia, Ill.

Tonny Temple

IMG Academy

Millville, Pa.

Arturo Vasquez

FC Golden State

Mira Loma, Calif.

Chandler Vaughn

DC United

Woodbridge, Va.

Adrian Villegas

Portland Timbers

Hood River, Ore.

Carson Vom Steeg

Real So Cal

Santa Barbara, Calif.

Aristotle Zarris

LA Galaxy

Sarasota, Fla.

2016 NSCAA Youth Girls All-America Team

Player of the Year: Ashley Sanchez (Monrovia, Calif.), So Cal Blues SC

* Asterisks indicate number of previous All-America selections

Name

Club

Hometown

Kerry Abello**

Team Chicago

Aurora, Ill.

Amirah Ali

Winslow Soccer Club

Voorhees, N.J.

Hillary Beall

So Cal Blues SC

Laguna Beach, Calif.

Croix Bethune*

Concord Fire

Alpharetta, Ga.

Belle Briede**

Tophat SC

Alpharetta, Ga.

Jordan Canniff

Richmond United

California, Md.

Samantha Coffey

Match Fit Academy

Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.

Julie Doyle*

San Diego Surf

Laguna Nigel, Calif.

Emina  Ekic*

Javanon

Fairdale, Ky.

Naomi Girma

Central Valley Crossfire

San Jose, Calif.

Savianna Gomez

Beach Academy

Torrance, Calif.

Madison Haley***

Dallas Texans SC

Dallas, Texas

Joanna Harber**

Eastside FC

Bellevue, Wash.

Shae Holmes*

Real Colorado

Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Jaelin Howell*

Real Colorado

Windsor, Colo.

Laurel Ivory

West Florida Flames

Surfside, Fla.

Arlie Jones

San Diego Surf

Las Vegas, Nev.

Rachel Jones*

Tophat SC

Lawrenceville, Ga.

Civana Kuhlmann*

Colorado Rush

Littleton, Colo.

Catarina Macario**

San Diego Surf

San Diego, Calif.

Brianna Martinez*

New Mexico Rush

Albuquerque, N.M.

Tara McKeown

Eagles

Newbury Park, Calif.

Madison Mercado

San Diego Surf

San Diego, Calif.

Taylor Mitchell

Real So Cal

Los Angeles, Calif.

Shea Moyer**

FC Revolution

Wyomissing, Pa.

Karlie Paschall*

Tennessee SC

Brentwood, Tenn.

Kiara Pickett

Eagles SC

Santa Barbra, Calif.

Brianna Pinto

CASL

Durham, N.C.

Karina Rodriguez*

So Cal Blues SC

Torrance, Calif.

Ashley Sanchez

So Cal Blues SC

Monrovia, Calif.

Emily Smith

De Anza Force

Los Gatos, Calif.

Sophia Smith

Real Colorado

Windsor, Colo.

Alexa Spaanstra

Michigan Hawks

Brighton, Mich.

Francesca Tagliaferri**

PDA Soccer Club

Colts Neck, N.J.

Emma Thomson**

Sockers FC

Park Ridge, Ill.

Taryn Torres

FC Dallas

Frisco, Texas

Kelsey Turnbow

Crossfire Premier

Liberty Lake, Wash.

Olivia Van Der Jagt

Eastside FC

Renton, Wash.

Kennedy Wesley

So Cal Blues SC

Rossmoor, Calif.

Kate Wiesner

Slammers FC

Monrovia, Calif.

Sydney Zandi*

Penn Fusion

West Chester, Pa.