Major League Soccer Award Winners

Most Valuable Player (MVP)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
1996 Carlos Valderrama Tampa Bay Mutiny M
1997 Preki Kansas City Wizards M
1998 Marco Etcheverry D.C. United M
1999 Jason Kreis Dallas Burn F
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2000 Tony Meola Kansas City Wizards GK
2001 Alex Pineda Chacon Miami Fusion F
2002 Carlos Ruiz Los Angeles Galaxy F
2003 Preki Kansas City Wizards M
2004 Amado Guevara MetroStars M
2005 Taylor Twellman New England Revolution F
2006 Christian Gomez D.C. United M
2007 Luciano Emilio D.C. United F
2008 Guillermo Barros Schelotto Columbus Crew M
2009 Landon Donovan Los Angeles Galaxy M
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 David Ferrera FC Dallas M
2011 Dwayne De Rosario Toronto/Red Bulls/United M
2012 Chris Wondolowski San Jose Earthquakes F
2013 Mike Magee Los Angeles Galaxy/Chicago Fire F
2014 Robbie Keane Los Angeles Galaxy F
2015 Sebastian Giovinco Toronto FC F
2016 David Villa New York City FC F
2017 Diego Valeri Portland Timbers M

Multiple winners:  Preki (2)

Consecutive winners:  none

 

Total winners by club (22):  Kansas City Wizards, D.C. United, and Los Angeles Galaxy (3); Dallas Burn/FC Dallas and multiple clubs (2); Tampa Bay Mutiny, Miami Fusion, MetroStars, New England Revolution, Columbus Crew, San Jose Earthquakes, Toronto FC, New York City FC, and Portland Timbers (1)

Goal of the Year (GOY)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB GAA
1996 Eric Wynalda San Jose Clash F
1997 Marco Etcheverry D.C. United M
1998 Brian McBride Columbus Crew F
1999 Marco Etcheverry D.C. United M
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2000 Marcelo Balboa Colorado Rapids D
2001 Clint Mathis MetroStars F
2002 Carlos Ruiz Los Angeles Galaxy F
2003 Damani Ralph Chicago Fire M
2004 Dwayne De Rosario San Jose Earthquakes F
2005 Dwayne De Rosario San Jose Earthquakes F
2006 Brian Ching Houston Dynamo F
2007 Cuauhtemoc Blanco Chicago Fire M
2008 Will Johnson Real Salt Lake M
2009 Landon Donovan Los Angeles Galaxy M
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 Marco Pappa Chicago Fire M
2011 Darlington Nagbe Portland Timbers M
2012 Patrick Ianni Seattle Sounders FC D
2013 Camilo Vancouver Whitecaps FC F
2014 Obafemi Martins Seattle Sounders FC F
2015 Krisztian Nemeth Sporting Kansas City F
2016 Shkelzen Gashi Colorado Rapids F
2017 Hector Villalba Atlanta United FC M

Multiple winners:  Marco Etcheverry and Dwayne De Rosario (2)

Consecutive winners:  Dwayne De Rosario (2)

 

Total winners by club (22):  San Jose Clash/Earthquakes/Houston Dynamo (4); Chicago Fire (3); D.C. United, Los Angeles Galaxy, Seattle Sounders FC, and Colorado Rapids (2); Columbus Crew, MetroStars, Real Salt Lake, Portland Timbers, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Sporting Kansas City, and Atlanta United FC (1)

Coach of the Year (COY)
YEAR COACH CLUB REC
1996 Thomas Rongen Tampa Bay Mutiny 20-12 (1-3)
1997 Bruce Arena D.C. United 21-11 (4-4)
1998 Bob Bradley Chicago Fire 20-12 (2-1)
1999 Sigi Schmid Los Angeles Galaxy 20-12 (3-4)
YEAR COACH CLUB REC
2000 Bob Gansler Kansas City Wizards 16-7-9
2001 Frank Yallop San Jose Earthquakes 13-7-6
2002 Steve Nicol New England Revolution 12-14-2
2003 Dave Sarachan Chicago Fire 15-7-8
2004 Greg Andrulis Columbus Crew 12-5-13
2005 Dominic Kinnear San Jose Earthquakes 18-4-10
2006 Bob Bradley Chivas USA 10-9-13
2007 Preki Chivas USA 15-7-8
2008 Sigi Schmid Columbus Crew 17-7-6
2009 Bruce Arena Los Angeles Galaxy 12-6-12
YEAR COACH CLUB REC
2010 Schellas Hyndman FC Dallas 12-4-14
2011 Bruce Arena Los Angeles Galaxy 19-5-10
2012 Frank Yallop San Jose Earthquakes 19-6-9
2013 Caleb Porter Portland Timbers 14-5-15
2014 Ben Olsen D.C. United 17-9-8
2015 Jesse Marsch New York Red Bulls 18-10-6
2016 Oscar Pareja FC Dallas 17-8-9
2017 Greg Vanney Toronto FC 20-5-9

Multiple winners:  Bruce Arena (3); Bob Bradley, Sigi Schmid, and Frank Yallop (2)

Consecutive winners:  none

 

Total winners by club (22):  Los Angeles Galaxy (3); Chicago Fire, San Jose Earthquakes, Chivas USA, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, and FC Dallas (2); Tampa Bay Mutiny, Kansas City Wizards, New England Revolution, San Jose Earthquakes, Portland Timbers, New York Red Bulls, and Toronto FC (1)

Goalkeeper of the Year (KOY)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB GAA
1996 Mark Dodd Dallas Burn 1.46
1997 Brad Friedel Columbus Crew 1.21
1998 Zach Thornton Chicago Fire 1.17
1999 Kevin Hartman Los Angeles Galaxy 0.91
YEAR PLAYER CLUB GAA
2000 Tony Meola Kansas City Wizards 0.92
2001 Tim Howard MetroStars 1.33
2002 Joe Cannon San Jose Earthquakes 1.10
2003 Pat Onstad San Jose Earthquakes 1.04
2004 Joe Cannon Colorado Rapids 1.07
2005 Pat Onstad San Jose Earthquakes 0.97
2006 Troy Perkins D.C. United 1.13
2007 Brad Guzan Chivas USA 0.93
2008 Jon Busch Columbus Crew 1.10
2009 Zach Thornton Chivas USA 0.87
YEAR PLAYER CLUB GAA
2010 Donovan Ricketts Los Angeles Galaxy 0.90
2011 Kasey Keller Seattle Sounders FC 1.09
2012 Jimmy Nielsen Sporting Kansas City 0.79
2013 Donovan Ricketts Portland Timbers 0.97
2014 Bill Hamid D.C. United 1.13
2015 Luis Robles New York Red Bulls 1.26
2016 Andre Blake Philadelphia Union 1.56
2017 Tim Melia Sporting Kansas City 0.78

Multiple winners:  Joe Cannon, Pat Onstad, Zach Thornton, and Donovan Ricketts (2)

Consecutive winners:  none

 

Total winners by club (22):  San Jose Earthquakes and Kansas City Wizards/Sporting Kansas City (3); Columbus Crew, Chivas USA, Los Angeles Galaxy, D.C. United, and MetroStars/New York Red Bulls (2); Dallas Burn, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Seattle Sounders FC, Portland Timbers, and Philadelphia Union (1)

Defender of the Year (DOY)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
1996 John Doyle San Jose Clash D
1997 Eddie Pope D.C. United D
1998 Lubos Kubik Chicago Fire D
1999 Robin Fraser Los Angeles Galaxy D
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2000 Peter Vermes Kansas City Wizards D
2001 Jeff Agoos San Jose Earthquakes D
2002 Carlos Bocanegra Chicago Fire D
2003 Carlos Bocanegra Chicago Fire D
2004 Robin Fraser Columbus Crew D
2005 Jimmy Conrad Kansas City Wizards D
2006 Bobby Boswell D.C. United D
2007 Michael Parkhurst New England Revolution D
2008 Chad Marshall Columbus Crew D
2009 Chad Marshall Columbus Crew D
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 Jamison Olave Real Salt Lake D
2011 Omar Gonzalez Los Angeles Galaxy D
2012 Matt Besler Sporting Kansas City D
2013 Jose Goncalves New England Revolution D
2014 Chad Marshall Seattle Sounders FC D
2015 Laurent Ciman Montreal Impact D
2016 Matt Hedges FC Dallas D
2017 Ike Opara Sporting Kansas City D

Multiple winners:  Chad Marshall (3); Carlos Bocanegra and Robin Fraser (2)

Consecutive winners:  Carlos Bocanegra and Chad Marshall (2)

 

Total winners by club (22):  Kansas City Wizards/Sporting Kansas City (4); Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew (3); San Jose Clash/Earthquakes, D.C. United, Los Angeles Galaxy, and New England Revolution (2); Real Salt Lake, Seattle Sounders FC, Montreal Impact, and FC Dallas (1)

Rookie of the Year (ROY)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB REC
1996 Steve Ralston Tampa Bay Mutiny M
1997 Mike Duhaney Tampa Bay Mutiny D
1998 Ben Olsen D.C. United M
1999 Jay Heaps Miami Fusion D
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2000 Carlos Bocanegra Chicago Fire D
2001 Rodrigo Faria MetroStars F
2002 Kyle Martino Columbus Crew M
2003 Damani Ralph Chicago Fire M
2004 Clint Dempsey New England Revolution M
2005 Michael Parkhurst New England Revolution D
2006 Jonathan Bornstein Chivas USA D
2007 Maurice Edu Toronto FC M
2008 Sean Franklin Los Angeles Galaxy D
2009 Omar Gonzalez Los Angeles Galaxy D
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 Andy Najar D.C. United M
2011 C.J. Sapong Sporting Kansas City F
2012 Austin Berry Chicago Fire D
2013 Dillon Powers Colorado Rapids M
2014 Tesho Akindele FC Dallas F
2015 Cyle Larin Orlando City SC F
2016 Jordan Morris Seattle Sounders FC M
2017 Julian Gressel Atlanta United FC M

Multiple winners:  n/a

Consecutive winners:  n/a

 

Total winners by club (22):  Chicago Fire (3); Tampa Bay Mutiny, New England Revolution, Los Angeles Galaxy, and D.C. United (2); Miami Fusion, MetroStars, Columbus Crew, Chivas USA, Toronto FC, Sporting Kansas City, Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, Orlando City SC, Seattle Sounders FC, and Atlanta United FC (1)

Individual Fair Play (IFP)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
1997 Mark Chung Kansas City Wizards M
1998 Thomas Dooley Columbus Crew D
1999 Steve Ralston Tampa Bay Mutiny M
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2000 Steve Ralston Tampa Bay Mutiny M
2001 Alex Pineda Chacon Miami Fusion F
2002 Mark Chung Colorado Rapids M
2003 Brian McBride Columbus Crew F
2004 Eddie Pope MetroStars D
2005 Ronald Cerritos San Jose Earthquakes F
2006 Chris Klein Real Salt Lake M
2007 Michael Parkhurst New England Revolution D
2008 Michael Parkhurst New England Revolution D
2009 Steve Ralston New England Revolution M
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 Sebastien Le Toux Philadelphia Union F
2011 Sebastien Le Toux Philadelphia Union F
2012 Logan Pause Chicago Fire M
2013 Darlington Nagbe Portland Timbers M
2014 Michael Parkhurst Columbus Crew D
2015 Darlington Nagbe Portland Timbers M
2016 Keegan Rosenberry Philadelphia Union D
2017 DaMarcus Beasley Houston Dynamo D

Multiple winners:  Steve Ralston and Michaek Parkhurst (3); Mark Chung, Sebastien Le Toux, and Darlington Nagbe (2)

Consecutive winners:  Steve Ralston, Michael Parkhurst, and Sebastien Le Toux (2)

 

Total winners by club (21):  New England Revolution, Columbue Crew, and Philadelphia Union (3); Tampa Bay Mutiny, Portland Timbers, and San Jose Earthquakes/Houston Dynamo (2); Kansas City Wizards, Miami Fusion, Colorado Rapids, MetroStars, Real Salt Lake, and Chicago Fire (1)

Team Fair Play (TFP)
YEAR CLUB CLUB CARDS
1997 Columbus Crew Columbus Crew 33 /3
1998 Kansas City Wizards Kansas City Wizards 35/5
1999 Columbus Crew Columbus Crew 40/0
YEAR CLUB CLUB CARDS
2000 Tampa Bay Mutiny Tampa Bay Mutiny 52/3
2001 San Jose Earthquakes San Jose Earthquakes 37/3
2002 Kansas City Wizards Kansas City Wizards 47/6
2003 New England Revolution New England Revolution 45/5
2004 Columbus Crew Columbus Crew 49/2
2005 Kansas City Wizards Kansas City Wizards 42/1
2006 Kansas City Wizards Kansas City Wizards 51/4
2007 Columbus Crew Columbus Crew 46/3
2008 New England Revolution New England Revolution 44/5
2009 Chicago Fire Chicago Fire 46/4
YEAR CLUB CLUB CARDS
2010 San Jose Earthquakes San Jose Earthquakes 40/4
2011 Portland Timbers Portland Timbers 48/3
2012 New England Revolution New England Revolution 40/2
2013 Los Angeles Galaxy Los Angeles Galaxy 36/1
2014 Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union 37/5
2015 Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union 54/5
2016 Columbus Crew SC Columbus Crew SC 33/5
2017 Seattle Sounders FC Seattle Sounders FC 43/6

Consecutive winners:  Kansas City Wizards and Philadelphia Union (2)

 

Total winners by club (21):  Columbus Crew/Columbus Crew SC (5); Kansas City Wizards (4); New England Revolution (3); Philadelphia Union (2); Tampa Bay Mutiny, San Jose Earthquakes, Chicago Fire, San Jose Earthquakes, Portland Timbers, Los Angeles Galaxy, and Seattle Sounders FC (1)

Comeback Player of the Year (CBP)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2000 Tony Meola Kansas City Wizards GK
2001 Troy Dayak San Jose Earthquakes D
2002 Chris Klein Kansas City Wizards M
2003 Chris Armas Chicago Fire M
2004 Brian Ching San Jose Earthquakes F
2005 Chris Klein Kansas City Wizards M
2006 Richard Mulrooney FC Dallas M
2007 Eddie Johnson Kansas City Wizards F
2008 Kenny Cooper FC Dallas F
2009 Zach Thornton Chivas USA GK
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 Bobby Convey San Jose Earthquakes M
2011 David Beckham Los Angeles Galaxy M
2012 Eddie Johnson Seattle Sounders FC F
2013 Kevin Alston New England Revolution D
2014 Rodney Wallace Portland Timbers M
2015 Tim Melia Sporting Kansas City GK
2016 Chris Pontius Philadelphia Union M
2017 Clint Dempsey Seattle Sounders FC F

Multiple winners:  Chris Klein and Eddie Johnson (2)

Consecutive winners:  n/a

 

Total winners by club (18):  Kansas City Wizards./Sporting Kansas Citty (5); San Jose Earthquakes, FC Dallas, and Seattle Sounders FC (2); Chicago Fire, Chivas USA, San Jose Earthquakes, Los Angeles Galaxy, New England Revolution, Portland Timbers, and Philaelphia Union (1)

Newcomer of the Year (NOY)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2007 Luciano Emilio D.C. United F
2008 Darren Huckerby San Jose Earthquakes M
2009 Fredy Montero Seattle Sounders FC F
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 Alvaro Saborio Real Salt Lake F
2011 Mauro Rosales Seattle Sounders FC M
2012 Federico Higuain Columbus Crew F
2013 Diego Valeri Portland Timbers M
2014 Pedro Morales Vancouver Whitecaps FC M
2015 Sebastian Giovinco Toronto FC F
2016 Nicolas Lodeiro Seattle Sounders FC M
2017 Miguel Almiron Atlanta United FC M

Multiple winners:  n/a

Consecutive winners:  n/a

 

Total winners by club (11):  Seattle Sounders FC (3); D.C. United, San Jose Earthquakes, Real Salt Lake, Columbus Crew, Portland Timbers, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Toronto FC, and Atlanta United FC (1)

Save of the Year (SOY)
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2009 Pat Onstad Houston Dynamo GK
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 Kasey Keller Seattle Sounders FC GK
2011 Kasey Keller Seattle Sounders FC GK
2012 Nick Rimando Real Salt Lake GK
2013 Nick Rimando Real Salt Lake GK
2014 Luis Robles New York Red Bulls GK
2015 Adam Larsen Kwarasey Portland Timbers GK
2016 Joe Bendik Orlando City SC GK
2017 Brad Guzan Atlanta United FC GK

Multiple winners:  Kasey Keller and Nick Rimando (2)

Consecutive winners:  Kasey Keller and Nick Rimando (2)

 

Total winners by club (8):  Seattle Sounders FC and Real Salt Lake (2); Houston Dynamo, New York Red Bulls, Portland Timbers, and Atlanta United FC (1)

Total MLS Award Winners by Club
MVP GOY COY KOY DOY ROY IFP TFP CBP NOY SOY TOT
1. Kansas City Wizards/Sporting Kansas City 3 1 1 3 4 1 1 4 5 0 0 23
2. Columbus Crew 1 1 2 2 3 1 3 5 0 1 0 19
3. San Jose Clash/Earthquakes/Houston Dynamo 0 4 2 3 2 0 2 1 2 0 1 17
4. Los Angeles Galaxy 3 2 3 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 16
5. Chicago Fire 0 3 2 1 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 15
6. D.C. United 3 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 14
7. New England Revolution 1 0 1 0 2 2 3 3 1 0 0 13
  Seattle Sounders FC 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 3 2 13
9. Portland Timbers 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 10
10. Dallas Burn/FC Dallas 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 9
11. MetroStars/New York Red Bulls 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
12. Tampa Bay Mutiny 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 7
  Philadelphia Union 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 7
14. Chivas USA 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
  Real Salt Lake 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 6
16. San Jose Earthquakes 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 5
  Colorado Rapids 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
18. Toronto FC 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
  Atlanta United FC 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4
20. Miami Fusion 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
21. Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
  Orlando City SC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
23. Montreal Impact 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  New York City FC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  multiple clubs 2 - - 0 0 0 - - 0 0 - 2

Active clubs without award winner:  Minnesota United FC (2017)

MLS Cup MVP
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
1996 Marco Etcheverry D.C. United M
1997 Jaime Moreno D.C. United F
1998 Peter Nowak Chicago Fire M
1999 Ben Olsen D.C. United M
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2000 Tony Meola Kansas City Wizards GK
2001 Dwayne De Rosario San Jose Earthquakes F
2002 Carlos Ruiz Los Angeles Galaxy F
2003 Landon Donovan San Jose Earthquakes F
2004 Alecko Eskandarian D.C. United F
2005 Pando Ramirez Los Angeles Galaxy F
2006 Brian Ching Houston Dynamo F
2007 Dwayne De Rosario Houston Dynamo F
2008 Guillermo Barros Schelotto Columbus Crew M
2009 Nick Rimando Real Salt Lake GK
YEAR PLAYER CLUB POS
2010 Conor Casey Colorado Rapids F
2011 Landon Donovan Los Angeles Galaxy M
2012 Omar Gonzalez Los Angeles Galaxy D
2013 Aurelien Collin Sporting Kansas City D
2014 Robbie Keane Los Angeles Galaxy F
2015 Diego Valeri Portland Timbers M
2016 Stefan Frei Seattle Sounder FC GK
2017 Jozy Altidore Toronto FC F

Multiple winners:  Dwayne De Rosario and Landon Donovan (2)

Consecutive winners:  none

MLS Humanitarian of the Year
YEAR PLAYER CLUB  
2000 Abdul Thompson Conteh San Jose Earthquakes  
2001 Tim Howard MetroStars  
2002 Steve Jolley MetroStars  
2003 Ben Olsen D.C. Unted  
2004 Chris Henderson Colorado Rapids  
2005 Brian Kamler Real Salt Lake  
2006 Michael Parkhurst New England Revolution  
2007 Diego Gutierrez Chicago Fire  
2008 Jose Burciaga Jr Colorado Rapids  
2009 Jimmy Conrad Kansas City Wizards  
and Logan Pause Chicago Fire  
YEAR PLAYER    
2010 Seth Stammler New York Red Bulls  
2011 Zak Boggs New England Revolution  
2012 Chris Seitz FC Dallas  
2013 Matt Reis New England Revolution
2014 A.J. DeLaGarza Los Angeles Galaxy  
2015 Kei Kamara Columbus Crew SC  
2016 Matt Lampson Chicago Fire  
2017 Ryan Hollingshead FC Dallas  

Multiple winners:  none

Consecutive winners:  none

MLS Referee of the Year
YEAR PLAYER    
1997 Esse Baharmast    
1998 Paul Tamberino    
1999 Paul Tamberino    
YEAR PLAYER    
2000 Paul Tamberino    
2001 Paul Tamberino    
2002 Kevin Terry    
2003 Brian Hall    
2004 Abiodun Okulaja    
2005 Brian Hall    
2006 Brian Hall    
2007 Brian Hall    
2008 Jair Marrufo    
2009 Alex Prus    
YEAR PLAYER    
2010 Kevin Stott    
2011 Mark Geiger    
2012 Silviu Petrescu    
2013 Hilario Grajeda    
2014 Mark Geiger    
2015 Alan Kelly    
2016 Alan Kelly    
2017 Allen Chapman    

Multiple winners:  Paul Tamberino and Brian Hall (4); Mark Geiger and Alan Kelly (2)

Consecutive winners:  Paul Tamberino (4); Brian Hall (3); Alan Kely (2)

MLS Assistant Referee of the Year
YEAR PLAYER    
2008 Kermit Quisenberry    
2009 Greg Barkey    
YEAR PLAYER    
2010 Craig Lowry    
2011 Corey Rockwell    
2012 Ian Anderson    
2013 Kermit Quisenberry    
2014 Paul Scott    
2015 Corey Parker    
2016 Frank Anderson    
2017 Corey Parker    

Multiple winners:  Kermit Quisenberry and Corey Parker (2)

Consecutive winners:  none