Mayor Andy Cook was honored with the Indiana Soccer Association’s President’s Award at this year’s annual banquet. Indiana Soccer announced the 2013 award winners and hall of fame inductees at its annual awards celebration on Feb. 8. Cook was chosen to receive the President’s Award for his innovative thinking and his vision for Westfield’s future.
“Mayor Cook warmly and sincerely reached out to the Indiana soccer family for direction and input as he initiated plans for Grand Park,” stated ISA Executive Director Dave Guthrie. “Mayor Cook embraced the Indiana soccer family as a viable, long-term partner of Grand Park, and Indiana Soccer is honored to award Mayor Cook its coveted President’s award for his vision, political courage and determination to transform Westfield into the amateur sports capital of the U.S.”
Grand Park will be open this spring with tournament play scheduled in March. The official grand opening is scheduled for June 20 through 22. To view Cook’s acceptance speech, visit http://vimeo.com/86542063.