Hall of Fame - Class of 2005

Tom Munno -  Tom Munno has been a pioneer for youth soccer in Westchester County.  He began coaching in the Larchmont Recreational Soccer Program in 1981 when his son began to play.  As his children progressed in soccer, Tom progressed as well and he became a Larchmont travel soccer coach in 1984 and continued to coach through 2002.  Tom is one of those volunteers who offers to get involved in soccer at all levels, and he also became the Larchmont Travel Commissioner and joined the WYSL Board of Directors in 1984.

Because of his contributions as a Board Member, the WYSL elected Tom as President in 1986, and he continued to serve in this capacity for 8 years through 1994.  Since Tom had boundless energy for serving the youth soccer community, he also served as the President of the Larchmont Junior Soccer League for 14 years from 1987- 2001.  Not one to entirely retire from youth soccer, Tom has continued to participate as a Referee at WYSL soccer games and as a coach for first and second graders in the Larchmont Junior Soccer program. 

Tom Rabstenek - Tom Rabstenek was a pioneer for youth soccer in Manhattan.  Tom was one of the founders of the West Side Soccer League.  From its humble beginnings with his original team, he helped build the West Side Soccer League into a recreational program that has provided the opportunity for thousands of Manhattan kids to play soccer.  From there he broadened the opportunities for these kids by creating the Manhattan Soccer Club and affiliated this club with the Westchester League, an affiliation which improved soccer for thousands of Westchester as well as Manhattan players.
Never one to settle for something that was only good, Tom volunteered his time to make organizations great.  As a Board member he brought the qualities of compassion, fairness and discipline to the organization.  He was a magnet for people of good character, he attracted and surrounded himself with other great volunteers both within the Manhattan Soccer Club and the Westchester Youth Soccer League.  Many of the best practices of the WYSL were created or fine-tuned by Tom in his capacity as League First Vice President and Chairman or member of the Arbitration, Seedings and Sportsmanship Committees.   

 

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