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Glen Cove Vice President James Greenberg Honored as the Eastern New York Volunteer of the Year


From left to right: ENYYSA President Richard Christiano, Volunteer of the Year James Greenberg,
Of the Year Awards Chairperson Randy Vogt

By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association

December 7, 2018-The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) is happy to announce that Glen Cove Youth Soccer League Vice President James Greenberg has been honored as our Volunteer of the Year. The ceremony took place at the ENYYSA Holiday Party on Saturday, December 1 at Marina del Rey in the Bronx.

The Glen Cove resident has been a member of the Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) club for many years and joined the Glen Cove Board of Directors four years ago.

Glen Cove President Martin Shannon wrote in his nomination letter, “James immediately made an impression as a hard worker who follows through and he was nominated as Vice President. He volunteers hundreds of hours per year to our club and is responsible for our club’s most difficult task as he is in charge of our intramural program, which is a huge undertaking. In this role, he runs registration, solicits volunteers to coach, solicits sponsors, obtains field permits, builds teams, solicits and trains junior referees and performs many other important tasks required to run the program.”

Additionally, James coaches 1-2 intramural teams each season while being a father to his kids and running his own business. Congrats to James Greenberg, the ENYYSA Volunteer of the Year.

With over 100,000 youth soccer players––both boys and girls––and more than 25,000 volunteers, the non-profit Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. Members are affiliated with nine leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. ENYYSA exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for children and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19 years old, and to encourage the healthy development of youth players, coaches, referees and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered––from intramural, travel team and premier players as well as Children With Special Needs. No child who wants to play soccer is turned away. ENYYSA is a proud member of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. For more information, please log onto, which receives nearly 300,000 hits annually from the growing soccer community.