Members of the SYA U13 Red team.
Photo by Tom Manning/The Connection
Southwestern Youth Association (SYA) Soccer hosted its inaugural Winter Gala on Friday, Feb. 28 at the International Country Club in Chantilly. The gala honored graduating high school seniors as well as new inductees into the SYA Soccer Hall of Fame. The keynote speaker and awards presenter was Jill Ellis, the former US Women’s National Team Coach and two-time FIFA World Coach of the Year, who grew up in Northern Virginia.