December 19, 2013

NSCAA Recognizes Lady Falcons' Sportsmanship

Student Union –The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has notified Dan Berg, the Head Coach of the Lackawanna College women's soccer team, that his team will be recognized as a recipient of the 2013 NSCAA Ethics/Sportsmanship Gold Award at their 2014 Annual Convention being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This award is presented to those soccer programs that have completed their playing season without receiving either a yellow or red card. It is the second consecutive year that that the Lady Falcons have received this award; the only two-year college to accomplish this achievement.

Lackawanna was one of only twenty six collegiate women soccer programs at all levels of plays to receive this award; one of three two-year colleges who will be honored with the Ethics/Sportsmanship Gold Award.

The other Gold Award winners were: Anderson University, Baptist Bible College, Brookdale Community College, Bryn Mawr College, Cerro Coso College, Chatham University, Colby College, Community College of Baltimore County, Crown College, Dordt College, Frostburg State University, Grove City College, Houghton College, Husson University, The King's College, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Mount Holyoke College, Muskingum University, Oberlin College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Smith College, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Potsdam, Wartburg College and Wheelock College.

About NSCAA: Based in Kansas City, Kansas, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America is the largest soccer coaches' organization in the world.

Since its founding in 1941, the NSCAA has grown to include more than 30,000 members who coach both genders at all levels of the sport. In addition to a national rankings program for colleges and high schools, NSCAA offers an extensive recognition program that presents nearly 10,000 individual awards every year. The NSCAA fulfills its mission of coaching education through a nationwide program of clinics and week-long courses, teaching more than 6,000 soccer coaches each year.

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