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, 1981, 1982, and 1983 are unknown at this time.

1974Keith Elsmore of Scarborough High School

1975David Provencher of Scarborough High School

1976Peter Doak of Scarborough High School

1977Dale Philbrick of Gorham High School

1978Mike Butler of Freeport High School

1979Unknown at this time

1980  David Shugars of Gorham High School

1981Unknown at this time

1982Unknown at this time

1983 – Unknown at this time

1984 Tony Mavrinac of Waterville High School

1985Sam Chard of Brunswick High School