Annual Awards

Newbie Award

This award is presented to the Albany Empire Soccer Club Member who joined the Club within the last year. This member has brought energy and optimism both on and off the field. This player has already demonstrated qualities that share¬†the Club’s goals and shows great potential.

Most Improved Award

This award is presented to the Albany Empire Soccer Club Member, regardless of their tenure, who has shown the most improvement in their ability during the past year. This individual has shown not only physical improvement but also an increase in knowledge of the sport, leadership on the field, and teamwork.

Emperor Award

This award is presented to the Albany Empire Soccer Club Member whose actions and play exemplify the mission of the Club. This member has demonstrated good character both on and off the field and is viewed by the other Club members to be a leader and a role model. This member has contributed to the Club as a leader on the field as well as helping to further the mission of the Club.

Fabulous Fan Award

This award is presented to a community member that is not a member of the Club but has shown continued devotion and dedication to the Club. This member has dedicated time and resources to team games, events, or simply by helping to advance the mission of the Club and establish the Club in the local community.