Community Champion Award

D.C. United is proud to recognize and celebrate special individuals that make our community better. These individuals are community heroes who embody the highest levels of excellence, service, leadership, and justice.

It is an honor for the Black-and-Red family to recognize and present the Community Champion Award to heroes who work tirelessly to create change in our own backyard.

2024 Community Champions

Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson | Community Champion

2023 Community Champions

United Night Out:

AAPI Pride (AQUA, Khush, KQT DC, and APIQS), Capital Pride, DC Black Pride/Center for Black Equity, Federal Triangles Soccer Club, Latinx Pride/Latino GLBT History Project, Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ+ Affairs, Rainbow Families, Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Team DC, Trans Pride Washington DC, and Worthy Mentoring


Women Supporters of D.C. United:

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2022 Community Champions

Coach Robinson from DC SCORES:

Wounded Warrior Project:


Bernard Laryea (US Army), Claudia Arceo (US Army Reserves), Terence Golden (US Army), Alexis Laryea (US Army Reserves), Jacinta Dorsey (US Army), Ryan Rowley (US Army), Ryan Chanko (US Army), Vithaya Iem (US Marine Corps Reserves), Matt Lewis (US Coast Guard), Ryan Vangel (US Army), Matt Riley (US Army)