Congratulations to Ryan Young!!
2008 Male - Ben Gross Award Recipient
Ryan Young has played at RYSA since the age of 4. He began the U10 Sporting FC Program at the age of 8 and has been a part of the Sporting FC Program ever since. He has been blessed with a variety of excellent coaches and trainers throughout his career at RYSA. Memories include playing in the State Cup Finals for the U13 age group and playing in the R3PL for the U14 age group. Ryan was an honor graduate of the Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology. While at RCHS, he was a four year varsity lettermen in swimming and soccer. He was captain of the soccer team for three years and received the attacker of the year award for all four years. His junior year he received Attacker of the Year for Rockdale and
Counties . As a senior, he also received the Don Jenkins Award for his work ethic, dedication, and love for the game. He was selected for the All-Region 1st team for all four years as well. Ryan was also a two year varsity letterman in football. Ryan will be attending Mercer University in the fall on an academic scholarship where he will play for the Mercer Bear Soccer Team.
Good luck at the next level Ryan! Ryan is pictured with his parents - Randy and Trish Young.