The voting for this ends Dec. 6 @11:59 p.m. Here are the hopefuls:
Young Male Player of the year:
Alex Mendez, the Golden Boot winner for the Concacaf U-20's is already his and at only 18 he helped the to their 2nd title.
Ulysses Liamez had 7 goals in the U-20's.
Mark McKenzie led team in minutes during the U-20's tourney and a great year with the Union in MLS.
Giovanni Reyna a top player with the U-17's now in Florida and with NYCFC U18/19 as he lead them to the title in their first year.
Tyler Freeman with the U-16's helped them to their wins at the Torneo delle Nazioni in Italy and inked a homegrown deal with SKC as one of the youngest ever homegrowns.
Young Female Player of the Year:
Tierna Davidson went from the U-20's then got a full dozen caps.
Sunshine Fontes made the new goals scoring mark for the U-17's.
Maya Doms had the GWG in the title game of the U-17's in Concacaf.
Sophia Jones of the U-17's the mifield leader.
Allyson Sentnor eligible for the U-14's and also the U-15's, 16's & 17'.
Player of the Year with a disability:
Branden Andersen of the Deaf Men's National Team
Nico Calabria with the Amputee National Team
Gracie Fitzgerald from the Deaf Women's National Team
Nick Mayhugh Para 7-a-side National team.
Votes are taken from respective National Team coaches, National Team players who earned a cap in 2018, members of the USSF Board of Directors, US Soccer Athletes Council, select media members (not me) and administrators. The award may only be won once per player.