Larry Briggs Award

From 1974 to 1985 the Larry Briggs Award was annually presented to the top high school players in Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts by the New England Board of Soccer Officials for their performance in State Championship games. The award is named after Larry Briggs who is recognized by many as the “Father of Soccer Officiating.”  He was the long time coach of the Men’s Soccer Team at the University of Massachusetts. Recipients from 1979 to 1984 are unknown at this time.

1974Keith Elsmore of Scarborough High School

1975David Provencher of Scarborough High School

1976Peter Doaks of Scarborough High School

1977Dale Philbrick of Gorham High School

1978Mike Butler of Freeport High School

1979 – Unknown at this time

1980 – David Shugars of Gorham High School

1981 – Unknown at this time

1982 – Unknown at this time

1983 – Unknown at this time

1984 – Unknown at this time

1985Sam Chard of Brunswick High School