At a special ceremony in Philadelphia, in conjunction with the United Soccer Coaches Convention, the Walt Chyzowych Fund awarded it's 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award and Distinguished Playing Career Award. The reception was graciously sponsored by U.S. Soccer.
John Kowalski, one of the most successful and accomplished coaches in U.S. Soccer history, was presented with the Walt Chyzowych Lifetime Achievement Award.
Two Kowalski-coached teams — the 1989 and 1992 U.S. National Five-a-Side (futsal) teams that finished third and second, respectively, in FIFA international competition — were presented with Walt Chyzowych Distinguished Playing Career Award.
The recipients of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award and Distinguished Playing Career Award will be announced in September.
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