Last year, Tim Howard and Abby Wambach claimed top honors for male goalkeeper and female player, respectively, in the CONCACAF Awards.
On Tuesday, we received the list of players competing to follow suit, as well as those nominated for several other big name awards in the “2015” edition of the awards.
Voting is open now, and here are your Premier League, USMNT, USWNT and Major League Soccer players on the ballot. There are even college players in Canadian national teamer Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia) and Costa Rican star Raquel Rodriguez (Penn State).
Only one player on the Female Player of the Year list plays abroad: PSG’s Shirley Cruz (Costa Rica)
U.S. connections on CONCACAF Awards ballot
Male Player of the Year: Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley, Cyle Larin
Female Player of the Year: Alex Morgan, Becky Sauerbrunn, Carli Lloyd, Christine Sinclair, Hope Solo, Julie Johnston, Kadeisha Buchanan, Megan Rapinoe, Raquel Rodriguez
Male Goalkeeper of the Year: Andre Blake, Brad Guzan, Tim Howard, Evan Bush, Bill Hamid.
Female Goalkeeper of the Year: Alyssa Naeher, Ashlyn Harris, Hope Solo, Erin McLeod, Hope Solo, Michele Dalton, Rosemary Chandler, Michelle Betos.
Male Coach of the Year: Caleb Porter, Jurgen Klinsmann, Jess Marsch.
Female Coach of the Year: Jill Ellis, Laura Harvey, Michelle French
Female Referee of the Year: Karen Abt, Katja Koroleva, Margaret Domka
Goal of the Year: Carli Lloyd, Lauren Holiday.
MALE BEST XI NOMINEES
Midfielders: Dax McCarty, Michael Bradley
FEMALE BEST XI NOMINEES
Defenders: Becky Sauerbrunn, Julie Johnston, Kadeisha Buchanan, Ali Krieger, Christie Rampone, Diana Saenz, Lixy Rodriguez, Megan Klingenberg, Rebecca Quinn.
Midfielders: Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, Ashley Lawrence, Lauren Holiday, Megan Rapinoe, Morgan Brian, Tobin Heath.
Forwards: Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair, Raquel Rodriguez, Abby Wambach, Christen Press, Janine Beckie, Monica Ocampo.