2016 St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame Banquet


Mark Demling (L) and Jim Leeker (R) of the STL Soccer HOF with Pat Turner of Duchesne HS, the Jimmy Dunn High School Coach of the Year Award

Dear Friends of Soccer – The St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the Inductee Class of 2016, and request your attendance during St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame Week by attending the Memorial Mass and Induction Banquet on Tuesday October 11th and Saturday October 15th, 2016.

The Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 11th at St. Gabriel’s Church (6303 Nottingham Ave., St. Louis, MO.) The Mass will begin at 6:30 P.M. with a reception following.

The 2016 Inductee Class:
Pat “Potz” Howley, Richard Jarrett (posthumous), Nancy Lay-McCormick, Karen Lombardo-Baker, Steve Maurer, Dan Muesenfechter, Vince Piñon, Carl Schwarzen, Greg Villa, and Greg Vitello

The Honorees for 2016:
Msgr. Jimmy Johnson Award: Bob Brunette
Bob Burnes Benchwarmer Award: New Dimensions Soccer Program
Tom Michler, Bill Sharpless, and Tim Tettambel
Jimmy Dunn HS Coach of the Year Award: Pat Turner from Duchesne High School
Msgr. Louis Meyer Team Award: Unbeaten 1966 NAIA National Champions from Quincy University
Keough Award: Men : Tim Ream Women : Becky Sauerbrunn

Future Soccer Star Honorees for 2016:
Colin Hilpert – Rockwood Summit Falcons Midfielder 2nd Team Class 3 All-State, set the Career Assist record in August in 1-0 win over Lafayette with 42. Will play college soccer at …
Scott Caraway – Lafayette Lancers Goalkeeper 2nd Team Class 4 All-State, 18-1 as a junior with 15 solo shutouts, only loss coming to DeSmet (0-1) in Quarterfinal, named to 2nd Team All-Metro. Sporting STL Coleman-Morris, will play college soccer at …
Kirsten Davis – Westminister Wildcats Forward High School All-American will play college soccer at Texas Tech
Angel Ikeda – Francis Howell Central Spartans Midfielder. Honorable Mention Class 4 All-State Lou Fusz Brinker Red will play college soccer at SIUE

The Induction Dinner and Ceremony will be held on Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at The America’s Ballroom at the America’s Center second floor, 701 Convention Plaza St. Louis, MO. 63101. Doors will open at 4:30 P.M. and a Sit- Down dinner will be served at 6:00 P.M. with the ceremony starting at 7:15 P.M. Handicap & elderly, please drop off at front of America’s Center on Washington Ave. before parking.

This year tickets will be priced at $55.00 each and $550 for a table of 10. Purchase of tickets and special table requests should be mailed directly to Larry Donovan, 808 Highland Crossing, High Ridge, MO 63049 or call 636-671-7147. Please use the enclosed order form. We are expecting a sellout and tickets will be sold on a first come basis, so place your order early.

Please use the enclosed envelope for ads and mail to Tim Putnam, 4640 Locke Ave., St. Louis, MO. 63109 or call 314-752-3430. Make all checks payable to: St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame.

Yours in Soccer,
Jim Leeker, President
St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame

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