District IX History

Where we've been and what we've done!

District IX was formed in the early 1980's during a reorganization of CYSA's regions. We are proud to present several awards every year. Unfortunately our records are not complete. Do you know someone that is missing from these lists? Please let us know.

District Merit Award

Year Award Winner
2017 Beve Mills
2015 Tina Saavedra
2014 Matt Pinnell
2013 Ken Corbelli
2012 Ron Davis
2011 Ron Davis
2010 Mark Roman
2009 Keith Stewart
2008 John Brickner
2007 Keith Stewart
2006 Bryan Cope
2005 Jeanne Turner
2004 Sherwood "Rip" Ash
2003 Marc Pinnell
2002 Roger Pierce
2001 Terry & Jerry Hughes
2000 John Gebauer
1999 Jeanne Turner
1998 Walt Zinko
1997 Steve Hoxie
1996 --
1995 Mike Tillinghast
1994 Steve Robeson
1993 Linda Zinko

District Youth Referee of the Year

* = Also State Youth Referee of the Year

Year Female Refere Male Referee
2017 Kendall Nadin Alek Pinnell*
2015 -- Oliver Roman
2014 Samantha Engles Alek Pinnell
2013 -- --
2012 -- --
2011 -- --
2010 -- --
2009 -- --
2008 Samantha Massa --
2007 -- --
2006 -- --
2005 -- --
2004 -- Jared Rust
2003 Allyse Cope Benny Abrahamsen
2002 -- Derrick Fessler
2001 -- --

District Coach of the Year

* = Also State Coach of the Year

Year Girls' Coach Winner Boys' Coach Winner
2011 Michael Darlington Brian Crane
2010 Dan Gazzigli Ozzie Ornelas
2009 Mark Levindofske Jorge Riveros
2008 Eric Johnson* Chuck Dethero
2007 Fred Bergstrom Rob Davies
2006 Rob Rose Stewart Hayes
2005 Danny Rabalais Roger Hatton
2004 -- --
2003 Kevin Roberts --
2002 Mike Pavlik Michelle Salters
2001 -- --
2000 -- --
1999 Jerry Hughes --
1998 -- Roger Pierce
1997 Steve Datema Luke & Valerie Ford
1996 Steve Hoxie & Bud Jasmer Don Rhodes
1995 -- --
1994 Benny Cardiff Mike Pavlik

District Recreation Coach of the Year

* = Also State Coach of the Year

Year Girls' Coach Winner Boys' Coach Winner
2015 Jenee Heacock Adam Valencia
2014 Leo Perez Craig Sannebeck
2013 Susan Feamster Jason Smith
2012 Ron Davis --

District Competitive Coach of the Year

* = Also State Coach of the Year

Year Girls' Coach Winner Boys' Coach Winner
2017 Steve & Madeline Hofferber Charles Tillman
2015 Rita Allmeyer-Green Luis Saavedra
2014 Matt Pinnell --
2013 Mark Oliver James Crandall
2012 Stephen Bronze Brian Wierzbicki*