2024 WALT CHYZOWYCH AWARDS AND RECEPTION

LESLE GALLIMORE, BRANDI CHASTAIN, PAUL CALIGIURI HONORED

Held in conjunction with the United Soccer Coaches Annual Convention in Anaheim, CA, the Walt Chyzowych Fund presented Lesle Gallimore with its Walt Chyzowych Lifetime Achievement Award with Brandi Chastain and Paul Caligiuri receiving the WCF Distinguished Playing Career Award. Presenters were Amy Griffin (Lesle), Jill Ellis (Brandi), and Seamus Malin (Paul).

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Also in attendance were former Lifetime Achievement Award winners Esse Baharmast (2022), Lincoln Phillips (2020), Jill Ellis (2020), John Kowalski (2018) and, of course, Dr. Joe Machnik (2005).

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A highlight of the Walt Chyzowych Award Ceremony and Reception was the silent auction of a fully autographed Angel City Football Club jersey and an Inter Miami CF team jersey signed by Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets and teammates.

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The event was supported by Capelli Sport, celebrating its fifth year as the Walt Chyzowych Fund Principal Donor, and by the National Women’s Soccer League’s Angel City Football Club which has been named Professional League Team Principal Donor for 2024.

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