Perry Van Der Beck was a key part of the US National Team in the early 1980's when the program was at a crossroads. … The Rowdies drafted Perry out of high school. … In 2008, Van Der Beck transitioned back to the outdoor game as an assistant with Major League Soccer's Tampa Bay Mutiny. … Van Der Beck was picked to lead the second division FC Tampa Bay in 2008.
The Futbol de Primera award was awarded from 1991 through 2017 and the US Soccer Federation began awarding the Young Player award in 1998.