Lew Atkinson - Charlotte Moran Long-Term Service Award (Youth)
Dr. Lew Atkinson has been a member of the NSCAA since 1971 and has been one of the nation's foremost youth soccer coaches and educators. In addition, he is currently coaching at the high school level in Delaware. He was the head coach of the Region I U13 Boys for seven cycles and has coached in the WPSL. His U23 Kirkwood Classic team were Region I finalists in 2008.
Dr. Atkinson is p resently an Associate Professor for Doctoral Studies in the Collge of Education at Wilmington University and is leading the committee that is revising the "D" license course for U.S. Soccer. He has served as a National Academy Staff member for the NSCAA and as a mentor in the Association's Master Coach program.