Pam Wilks (Veteran) - Inducted 2020
Pam Wilks started her soccer service with McLean Youth Soccer Association where her son’s and daughter played soccer. She was also a Team Manager and served on the Mclean Youth Soccer Board. Pam was also involved at her children’s HS and established the first snack bar for girls soccer that evolved into snack bars for many sports and is now dedicated in her name. Pam was the Virginia Youth Soccer Association’s First Administrator. She started May 13, 1987 and retired October 1992. Pam ran the VYSA State Office from her home. Pam worked endlessly to start the First VYSA Workshop held on February 4, 1989 at the Holiday Inn Fair Oaks in Fairfax, VA. Her duties as VYSA Administrator included VYSA Library- Librarian for the Northern Virginia Tape and Book Library. She also Assisted the Touchline Editor, Carol Cason, by providing Carol a compilation of ever changing facts. While VYSA Administrator she was also the VYSA Joint Coaching Program Administrator. Pam Wilks was short in stature, but she was a giant and a leader when it came to running the State Office and was a great asset to VYSA with her ability to network with other Region I State Association offices and the National Office.