Athletics of the Year ~ Grand Island Soccer Club

Grand Island Soccer Club has been part of the community since 1978.  It has a long and storied history developing Youth players as young as 5 years old and helping to build the highly successful High School programs that are envied by many people around WNY.  The club was built and continues to thrive on the backs of a passionate and dedicated volunteer Board in addition to over a hundred volunteer coaches, assistant coaches and other important support roles.  These community members make a positive impact on the lives of over 900 kids each year. The club’s mission states…

“Our Focus Is The Development Of Each Player To Their Highest Potential In A Fun & Safe Environment.”

“It Is Through Soccer That The Club Strives To Reinforce Important Life Skills Such As Goal Setting, Teamwork & Sportsmanship.”

The current board members include Mike Rudney, Bethany Bernatovicz, Brian Dudek, Patty Shaw, Rob Walowitz, Roger Hutton, Adam Howell, Greg Robinson, Scott Boyko, Lou Fabiano, as well as Director of Coaching, Mike Ertel.