EAST WINDSOR, N.J. ― New Jersey Youth Soccer has announced that Lorraine Schubert is the 2020 NJYS Liesel Krehan Volunteer of the Year.

As part of her acknowledgement, Schubert received a plaque and also participated in an exclusive interview by New Jersey native and U.S. women’s national team forward Carli Lloyd, who is an NJYS Ambassador.

The Liesel Krehan Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to an individual who serves as a great role model to the soccer community while also demonstrating a willingness to promote the game through their actions and individual character.

“I am so honored and humbled to be selected as the Liesel Krehan Volunteer of the Year,” Schubert said in a statement. “I am so proud to be a part of the Suburban Youth Soccer League and what we have accomplished in a few short years for the children in youth soccer. It has been my pleasure and passion to create a great environment for all who are involved with our league. To be recognized for my efforts is truly beyond my expectations.”

Schubert has volunteered with Suburban Youth Soccer League since its inception in the fall of 2017. She is the league administrator. Schubert he has contributed countless hours to develop SYSL NJ as an administrator, coordinator and volunteer. No board members are compensated for their efforts, so she does it all based on her passion for the game and desire to deliver a great product for everyone involved in the league. She also has volunteered, managed and coordinated activities in the Cranford School system.

Here is the interview with Lloyd: