MLS award winners by year

1996 Awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Carlos Valderrama - Tampa Bay Mutiny
  • Scoring Champion: Roy Lassiter - Tampa Bay Mutiny, 58 points
  • Coach of the Year: Thomas Rongen - Tampa Bay Mutiny
  • Rookie of the Year: Steve Ralston - Tampa Bay Mutiny
  • Goalkeeper of the Year: Mark Dodd - Dallas Burn
  • Defender of the Year: John Doyle - San Jose Clash
  • Goal of the Year: Eric Wynalda - San Jose Earthquakes

1997 Awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Preki - Kansas City Wizards
  • Scoring Champion: Preki - Kansas City Wizards, 41 points
  • Coach of the Year: Bruce Arena - D.C. United
  • Rookie of the Year: Mike Duhaney - Tampa Bay Mutiny
  • Goalkeeper of the Year: Brad Friedel - Columbus Crew
  • Defender of the Year: Eddie Pope - D.C. United
  • Goal of the Year: Marco Etcheverry - D.C. United

1998 Awards

1999 Awards

2000 Awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Tony Meola - Kansas City Wizards
  • Scoring Champion: Mamadou Diallo - Tampa Bay Mutiny, 56 points
  • Coach of the Year: Bob Gansler - Kansas City Wizards
  • Rookie of the Year: Carlos Bocanegra - Chicago Fire
  • Goalkeeper of the Year: Tony Meola - Kansas City Wizards
  • Defender of the Year: Peter Vermes - San Jose Earthquakes
  • Comeback Player of the Year: Tony Meola - Kansas City Wizards
  • Goal of the Year: Marcelo Balboa - Colorado Rapids

2001 Awards

2002 Awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Carlos Ruiz - LA Galaxy
  • Scoring Champion: Taylor Twellman - New England Revolution, 52 points
  • Coach of the Year: Steve Nicol - New England Revolution
  • Rookie of the Year: Kyle Martino - Columbus Crew
  • Goalkeeper of the Year: Joe Cannon - San Jose Earthquakes
  • Defender of the Year: Carlos Bocanegra - Chicago Fire
  • Comeback Player of the Year: Chris Klein - Kansas City Wizards
  • Goal of the Year: Carlos Ruiz - LA Galaxy

2003 Awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Preki - Kansas City Wizards
  • Scoring Champion: Preki - Kansas City Wizards, 41 points
  • Coach of the Year: Dave Sarachan - Chicago Fire
  • Rookie of the Year: Damani Ralph - Chicago Fire
  • Goalkeeper of the Year: Pat Onstad - San Jose Earthquakes
  • Defender of the Year: Carlos Bocanegra - Chicago Fire
  • Comeback Player of the Year: Chris Armas - Chicago Fire
  • Goal of the Year: Damani Ralph - Chicago Fire

2004 Awards

2005 Awards

  • Most Valuable Player: Taylor Twellman - New England Revolution
  • Golden Boot: Taylor Twellman - New England Revolution, 17 goals
  • Coach of the Year: Dominic Kinnear - San Jose Earthquakes
  • Rookie of the Year: Michael Parkhurst - New England Revolution
  • Goalkeeper of the Year: Pat Onstad - San Jose Earthquakes
  • Defender of the Year: Jimmy Conrad - Kansas City Wizards
  • Comeback Player of the Year: Chris Klein - Kansas City Wizards
  • Goal of the Year: Dwayne De Rosario - San Jose Earthquakes

2006 Awards

2007 Awards

2008 Awards

2009 Awards

2010 Awards

2011 Awards

2012 Awards

2013 Awards

2014 Awards

2015 Awards