Ohio Galaxies FC

Kohen Scholarship

Vincent J. Kohen Memorial Scholarship

Vincent J. Kohen 2021 Scholarship Application

Vince Kohen had a tremendous impact on youth soccer in the Dayton area for over 30 years. He promoted and developed club soccer in its infancy as a way to help young soccer players advance their skills. His progressive vision continues to impact players in subsequent generations. His legacy will continue to influence youth players and young adult coaches who foster his philosophy of hard work and determination to bring out the best in youth soccer players in the area.

Beginning with the graduation class of 2011, the Ohio Galaxies FC organization recognizing two graduating OGFC seniors with the Vincent J. Kohen Memorial Scholarship. Recipients of the annual scholarship demonstrate qualities of leadership, hard work and determination to achieve their best both on and off the field. A list of the recepients of the VJK Memorial Scholarship are listed below.

Name Class High School
Badin Clark 2020 Springboro High School
Jared Edmonson 2020 Springboro High School
Kaitlyn Striker 2019 Springboro High School
Ryan Wightman 2019 Beavercreek High School
Fisher Lewis 2018 Yellow Springs High School
Josie Krupp 2018 Springfield Catholic Central High School
Bailey Fenwick-Miller 2017 St. Mary's Memorial High School
Blake Pittser 2017 Miami Trace High School
Hannah Ritter 2016 Carroll High School
Colton Smith 2016 Greenon High School
Monica Hennen 2015 Bellbrook High School
Tristan Lyle 2015 Beavercreek High School
Haley Steinbaugh 2014 Springboro High School
Justin Niswonger 2014 Centerville High School
Sarah Jansing 2013 Alter High School
Jacob Denlinger 2013 Miaimisburg High School
Tonya Hennen 2012 Bellbrook High School
Josh Kellner 2012 Springboro High School
Lauren Mershad 2011 Alter High School
Mack Crawford 2011 Centerville High School