United Soccer Coaches Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award

The Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award was created to recognize teams that exhibit fair play, sporting behavior, and adherence to the laws of the game.


  • A team must play a minimum number of matches that either: equal the number of matches required to qualify for postseason play, or 10 matches.
  • A team must not have received any (0) Red Cards at any time during the regular or post season.
  • Yellow Card Percentage can not exceed 50% (Total Yellow Cards Received ÷ Regular and Post Season Games Played).
  • The Head Coach must be a current United Soccer Coaches Member and the team has finished play for the season (regular and post).
  • A completed Card Certification and Signature Form.

Maine’s Winners


Platinum Award (0 Yellow or Red Cards)
Central High School of Corinth Girls – Coach Richard Speed
Cheverus High School of Portland Girls – Coach Craig Roberts

Gold Award (Percentage of cards ranging from 1-10%)
Greater Portland Christian School Boys – Coach Bryan Dench
Old Orchard Beach High School Girls – Coach Heath Floyd
Yarmouth High School Girls – Coach Andy Higgins
Mt. Blue High School Girls – Coach Griffin Conlogue

Silver Award (Percentage of cards accumulated during the season ranging from 11-30%
Waterville High School Girls – Coach Ed Worcester