The nomineed must be a coach for a Crew SC team for the 2016-2017 season. Additionally, these characteristices will be considered in the selection process:
Does the coach promote sportsmanship? Does the coach instill sportsmanship in his/her players and parents beyond soccer? Are players encouraged to be respectful of opponents and the game? Does the coach practice what he/she preaches?
2.) Player development:
Are players motivated to learn and play to the extent of their ability? Does the coach create a training environment that allows for enthusiasm, creativity and self-confidence? Are players encouraged to seek higher competition? Does the coach encourage players to train on their own or play in "pick-up" games?
3.) Personal coaching development:
Briefly, what is the nominee’s coaching philosophy? What courses or licenses has the coach taken to continue his/her education? How does the coach learn about the game in other ways? Is the nominated coach a leader?
4.) Involvement in Community:
Is the coach active in the soccer community? Does the coach positively influence soccer beyond his own team or club? Is the coach open to new ways of teaching? How does the coach promote the game?
5.) Positive reprsentation of Crew SC badge:
Does the coach wear Crew SC gear to practice/events? Does the coach attend Crew SC games? Does the coach reference the first team at practice/matches? Does the coach seek out additional ways to be connected to the Crew SC badge?