The first annual Champion Coach Recognition Award presented by SportsEngine and TrueSport is awarded to Jose Burgos for his selfless dedication to youth soccer, his community and all of the athletes he coaches
SportsEngine and TrueSport want to offer a warm congratulations to youth soccer coach, Jose Burgos, for being chosen as the first winner of the Champion Coach Recognition Program - an awards program to recognize coaches putting positive coaching values into action within their teams and their communities.
Nearly 300 nominations were received representing 29 states and 25 different sports. Nominations for youth sports coaches who embody the values promoted by TrueSport - sportsmanship, character-building and life skills, and clean and healthy performance were accepted.
Jose Burgos, head soccer coach at Catalyst Maria High School in Chicago, Illinois was named the inaugural Champion Coach winner.