Judie Churchill (Meritorious Service) - Inducted 2019
Judie Churchill got her start in soccer with the Braddock Road Youth Club (BRYC) and the Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS) in the 1980’s. Judie’s three daughters played travel soccer with BRYC and WAGS. Judie also was an active volunteer for the WAGS Rael Vodicka Memorial Tournament. She, along with Charlotte Moran, served as the hostess and greeters for all the College Coaches that came to the tournament. They made sure the College Coaches had profiles and schedules for all players and games and answered any questions the college coaches and/or club coaches put forth. Judie was indeed a valuable asset to the WAGS Rael Vodicka Memorial Tournament –Judie along with Margaret (Mike) Gardner were VYSA Girls ODP Co-Chairs and Judie served from 1991 through 2002.
Judie Churchill was a dedicated administrator to the VYSA Girls ODP Program. She put her heart and soul into the program and her passionate contribution to managing a well-run Girls Program greatly contributed to the success of the VYSA Girls ODP. Judie also served as a member of the VYSA Board holding the position of Recreational North Commissioner from 1994 to 2002. Judie served on the Region I Girls ODP Committee and for the seasonal years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 Judie held the position of the US Youth Soccer Girls ODP National Chair. Judie was the East Women’s Soccer Team Administrator for the Regional Olympics in the US. She and Mike also served as team administrators for the U15/16 DC/VA Girls ODP team that traveled to Bergen and Norway. As Girls ODP National Chair, Judie was the representative of the US Delegation for the US U19 Women’s World Cup CONCACAF games in Trinidad and Tobago. Judie and her family moved to Montgomery, Alabama in 2002. She now resides in Florida.