During the 2016-17 season, DC SCORES has received the following recognition:
- DC SCORES was selected for inclusion in the 2017-18 Catalogue for Philanthropy as “one of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region.”
- DC SCORES was named the winner of the prestigious Center for Nonprofit Advancement AIM for Excellence Award
- DC SCORES coach Chrystal Puryear was named a Ward 7 Woman of Excellence for her contributions including leading the Thomas Elementary School team.
- DC SCORES coach Gerson Quinteros of Capital City Public Charter School won a national award from the Positive Coaching Alliance
- DC SCORES poet-athlete Leron B. won the Outstanding Student Award at the 31st Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards.
During the 2015-16 season, DC SCORES received the following recognition:
- DC SCORES longtime coach Mark “Popsie” Lewis was selected the D.C. United Community MVP.
- DC SCORES was one of 10 organizations chosen for a Raise DC Data Spotlight Award.
- The DC Council presented a Recognition Resolution to DC SCORES at City Hall in observance of our longstanding impact in Washington, DC.
During the 2014-15 season, DC SCORES received the following recognition:
- Staff member Libby Watkins was named an Evaluate for Change Millennial Nonprofit Data Fellow.
- Staff member Aaron Cannon won a Mayor’s Community Service Award, as presented to him by Serve DC and Mayor Vincent Gray.
- Chris Richardson received the 2014 Scottish Rite Community Service Award for his commitment in volunteering for DC SCORES for several years and making an indelible impact in many communities.
- Staff members Lyndsey Miller-Vierra, Daniel Meloy and Jacqui Kemp were selected to participate in the fall 2014 American Express Leadership Academy.
- DC SCORES was a finalist for the Mayor’s Arts Awards in the “Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education” category.
- The DC SCORES program model was highlighted in the DC Fiscal Policy Institute’s paper on expanded learning programs that “help poor children succeed in the classroom.”
During the 2013-14 season, DC SCORES received the following recognition:
- In January 2014, Program Manager – Soccer Operations Carlos Fonseca was awarded a National Diploma Course by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Fonseca’s scholarship was funded and provided by the Michael L. Curry fund.
- In December 2013, Executive Director Amy Nakamoto was a featured speaker at the Doha Gathering of All Leaders in Sport (GOAL) in Qatar.
- DC SCORES was a finalist for the 501cTech Technology Impact Award.
- Executive Director Amy Nakamoto was a finalist for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2013 EXCEL Award.
During the 2012-13 season, DC SCORES received the following recognition:
- DC SCORES received a $100,000 in-kind media grant from the PVBLIC Foundation for winning a Retweet competition at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference.
- DC SCORES was selected for inclusion in the 2013-14 Catalogue for Philanthropy as “one of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region.”
- Volunteer soccer referee and Washington International School student Francesco Amorosino received a Mayor’s Community Service Award for his volunteerism with DC SCORES.
- Senior Director of Operations Lyndsey Miller-Vierra was sworn in as a member of the Mayor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health, and Nutrition.
During the 2011-12 season, DC SCORES received the following recognition:
- Executive Director Amy Nakamoto was a featured panelist and speaker at the May 31, 2012, Aspen Institute Forum Title IX and Beyond: How to Get the Rest of Our Girls Into the Game.
- Volunteer and Soccer Manager Sean Hinkle was accepted into the “Princeton AlumniCorps Emerging Leaders” professional development program.
- Athletic Director Kenny Owens received a 2012 President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) Community Leadership Award. He was selected by members of the President’s Council.
- Executive Director Amy Nakamoto was one of 12 people appointed to the District of Columbia’s Healthy Schools and Youth Commission, which advises Mayor Vincent Gray on health, wellness, and nutritional issues affecting youth and schools.
- Executive Director Amy Nakamoto was one of three recipients of the Meyer Foundation’s prestigious Exponent Awards, “which recognize outstanding nonprofit executive directors.”
- Athletic Director Kenny Owens was named one of 13 recipients nationwide of the ‘Let’s Move and Physical Activity Champions of Change.’