Welcome to Penfield Soccer
Home of the 19-Time Section V Champions
3-Time New York State Champions
The First Annual "Round Fore Ricky" Golf Tournament was held on Friday, July 22nd at Greystone Golf Club in Walworth. Proceeds will benefit The Ricky Zinter Memorial Award and Scholarship. The first effort was a huge success, and thanks go out to Matt Elliott, Sean Torchia, Joe LoPresti, and Mike McCarthy.
***2016 Preliminary Schedule Is Posted***
Preseason Tryouts at PHS August 15-17
First Annual Alumni Game! Homecoming October 1st, Details to Follow!
Dan Lynd '12 Is a GK for the Rochester Rhinos!
Charlie Bour '01 Is the Head Coach at Loomis Chaffee
The Round for Ricky Was Played July 22nd!
John Isselhard '80
A large contingent of friends and family packed the Grace Road Church in the Auditorium Theatre to say goodbye to Penfield great John Isselhard. John died of a heart attack on February 17th at the age 53. (Donations in his name can be sent to the Eastside Family YMCA. Funds will support youth development programs.)
Banquet at Penfield CC Formally Closed 2015 Season
Head Coach John Cotsonas acted as master of ceremonies at the annual Penfield Boys Soccer Banquet. Here are the award winners for the fall season:
2016 Captains: Quinn Bartlett, Noah Zinserling, and Adam Dudek
David Elliot Memorial Award: Kristian Hansen
George T. Steitz Ideal Teammate: Danny Kamenecka and Joe Comeau
Coach Butterworth Tactical Awareness Award: Colin Bowen
Jonathon Ozimek Spirit of Penfield Award: Ben Ayer
Tom Morris Memory Maker: Ryan Igoe and Benji Parris
Gary Simon Behind the Scenes Award: Assistant Coach Dave Giordano
Carl Dale Sportsmanship Award: Noah Hugunine
NSCAA Senior Excellence: Tyler Thurston
Rookie of the Year: Chris Barnett and Quinn Bartlett
Ricky Zinter Athleticism in Leadership Award: Ryan Igoe
Erik Fowler Positively Penfield Award: Jimmy Flanagan
PHS FOOTGOLF Champion: Ignacio Arriola
MVP: Ryan Igoe
MIP: Chad Pruner
All County: 1st Team: Ryan Igoe
All County: 2nd Team: Adam Lewis, Adam Dudek, Quinn Bartlett
All County: 3rd Team: Colby Wiktorski, Noah Hugunine, Colin Bowen
RECENTLY in PHS SOCCER......PHS great John Isselhard died of a heart attack on February 17th. John was an exceptional athlete and the 1979-80 Penfield Athletic MVP his senior year(see photo above.).......Recent birthdays: Ryan Michaels '03, Alan Hellawell '86, Gui Fonseca '03, Jeff Crean '95, Rich Ponticello '88 .......Coach Butterworth was inducted into the New York State Hall of Fame during Final Four Weekend in Middletown....PHS All-America Brian Usinger '05 and Coach Butterworth were inducted into the Section V Hall of Fame recently....Joe Mercik '93, wife Sarah, and son Luke welcomed Harleigh Louise Mercik to the family....David Washo '96 and wife Mary Catherine Washo brought Michael William Washo into the world....The new stadium lights now bear the street signs designated "Steitz Way" and "Butterworth Way" to honor the long-time coaches who served back to back for 59 seasons at PHS....