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Vancouver Whitecaps FC staff honoured at 2013 Major League Soccer Club and Executive Awards

VANCOUVER, BC – Major League Soccer announced on Thursday that Vancouver Whitecaps FC won three of the league’s year-end awards that recognize individuals and clubs for outstanding contributions off the playing field in 2013.

Whitecaps FC collected the following awards:

  • Marketing Executive of the Year: Mikkel Strojer (Director of Marketing, Whitecaps FC)
  • Social Media Activiation of the Year: #fishcam
  • Video of the Year: Y.P. Lee’s last match (created by Whitecaps FC videographer Zac Ratcliffe)

See below for the full list of 2013 MLS Club and Executive Award Winners:

  • Doug Hamilton Executive of the Year – Mike Golub, Portland Timbers
  • Ticketing Executive of the Year – Chris Lawrence, Seattle Sounders FC
  • Ticket Sales Team of the Year – Sporting Kansas City
  • Ticketing Sales Innovation Award presented by the National Sales Center – FC Dallas
  • Marketing Executive of the Year – Mikkel Strøjer, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  • Corporate Partnerships Executive of the Year – Matt McInnis, FC Dallas
  • Corporate Partnerships Team of the Year – Real Salt Lake
  • Partnership Marketing Team of the Year – Toronto FC
  • Local Digital Editor of the Year – Yvan Delia-Lavictoire, Montreal Impact
  • Social Media Activation of the Year - #fishcam, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  • Article of the Year -  “Sudden death of daughter Elysa has Rojas family on a mission to help others,” Colorado Rapids
  • Video of the Year - Y.P. Lee's last match, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  • Public Relations Team of the Year – Sporting Kansas City
  • Club Broadcast Staff of the Year – Seattle Sounders FC  
  • Merchandiser of the Year – Jon Waldron, Colorado Rapids
  • Community Relations Department of the Year presented by MLS WORKS – Portland Timbers
  • Operations Staff of the Year – Portland Timbers
  • Match Presentation Staff of the Year – Seattle Sounders FC
  • Supporter Liaison of the Year – Chris Wilson, Portland Timbers
  • Best Game Day Experience for Visiting Supporters – New York Red Bulls
  • Security Staff of the Year – Portland Timbers
  • MLS Team Administrator of the Year – Jason Gove, New England Revolution
  • MLS Athletic Training Staff of the Year – Real Salt Lake
  • Equipment Manager of the Year – Nolan Myer, Seattle Sounders FC

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