2018 Top Performers Program FAQ

What is the Top Performers program?

The Top Performers program is an athletic award program that annually recognizes one male and one female player, age 13 to 18 years old, who is participating in the Needham Memorial Day Tournament Driven by Yokohama.

How are Top Performers chosen?

Top Performers are nominated by their respective soccer club and are awarded to a player who has achieved athletic excellence, demonstrated superior sportsmanship and has exhibited a commitment to his or her local community.

The Top Performers Selection Committee administers the selection process for Top Performers Program. All final selections result from a collaborative effort and are made by the Top Performer Selection Committee.

Who can nominate a player?

A coach or administrator of a club participating in the Needham Memorial Day Tournament Driven by Yokohama.

What does a Top Performer win?

All Top Performers win an exclusive prize. The exact prize is being reviewed and decided on by Yokohama and its official shirt sponsor Chelsea FC. The Prize will be posted here once decided.

How do I nominate a player?

All nominations must be submitted to our designated link (published after teams are accepted) by a coach or administrator from a club that is participating in the Needham Memorial Day Tournament Driven by Yokohama. If you know of a player that you feel should be considered, please communicate with a member of that players club about the program.

When is the deadline to nominate a player?

Nomination for the 2018 Top Performer Program are due May 4, 2018.

When will the Top Performers be announced?

The 2018 Top Performers will be announced during tournament weekend, 2018.

Where can I learn who the winners are?

Please visit the website for the Needham Memorial Day Tournament Driven by Yokohama