Manny Hirschel Award 2010 - Greg Pierce

Greg has been a volunteer with AYSO Region 249 for about twenty years. From Region through Section levels, he has been outdoing most others in his passion for enhancing AYSO. At the Region level he is a National Coach, Intermediate Referee, Advance Coach Instructor, Board Member, started the U5 program in Region 249, Summer kicks volunteer, and Turkey Tournament Director. Greg has taken local teams to play in Minnesota and Europe. He has also served as Field coordinator for ten plus years.

In the Area 2B, Greg has been in the background of almost every tournament for both U16/19 and U12/14 play. Now he has taken on the Developer position. He has assisted in Area instruction for coaching and refereeing disciplines.For the Section he has just taken on the duties of developer. He has also been Spring League Secretary for many years.

At the National level, Greg assisted with local preparation as San Francisco served as host City for the annual 2008 NAGM meeting. He was behind the scenes helping coordinate the event with the Area Director In addition to his AYSO activities, Greg also participates in many other community activities. At Capuchino High School he serves as head coach for the frosh soph soccer team, volleyball team, and the badminton team. You can put him in on Softball also. Greg has coached the Parkside Junior High School basketball teams and Volleyball. Greg is field coordinator for both CYSA and AYSO, and has been a San Bruno City Park Recreational Commissioner for many years. Which in turn works with the San Bruno school district. Through all of this he has aided in facilitating our strong AYSO presence in the City of San Bruno