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Stamford Teams Rule!!! - Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Stamford Youth Soccer League teams finished a very successful spring season. Congratulations to the following teams:

U19 Boys - 2nd place (Coach Santiago Valderrama)
U19 Girls - 1st place (Coach Tony Crocco)
U18 Boys - 1st place (Coach Richie Astacio)
U15 Boys Premier team - 1st place (Coach Jason Segovia and John Ottaviano)
U14 Boys - 1st place A division - (Coach Orlando Coronado) 
U13 Boys - 1st place A division - (Coach Tony Crocco)
U12 Boys White team - 1st place A division - (Coach Antony Wilshaw)
U11 Boys White team - 1st place A division - (Coach Antony Wilshaw)
U11 Boys Yellow team - 1st place C division - (Coach Valcone Barrett)

We also had 3 third place finishers - U16 Boys (Coach Tony Crocco), U13 Girls (Coach Mike Tripuzzi) and U11 Girls (Coach Mel Hagmire).

While there are no standings at U8, U9 and U10 it is also noteworthy that a number of our developmental teams did exceptionally well including:

U8 boys team (Coach Mike Tripuzzi) - finished 9-0 playing an age group up in a U9 division
U10 Boys White team (Coach Jason Segovia) finished 9-0-1
U9 Boys White team (Coach Juan Segovia) finished 5-2-2
U9 Boys Yellow team (Coach John Martinez) finished 6-2-1
U10 Boys Gold team (Coach Valcone Barrett) finished 5-2-2
U10 Girls White team (Coach Aly Johnson) finished 5-2-1

Congratulations to all of the teams on a successful season.

 
 

Protect Stamford's Youth & Adult Nonprofit Sports Leagues!!!! - Thursday, May 14, 2015
Stamford's nonprofit youth sports leagues are under determined pressure from business sponsored youth sports for-profit organizations.Their goal is to be given permits for athletic fields on school property.
In this effort they are being strongly supported by the Facilities Director of the Board of Education, the Operations Director of the City of Stamford and members of the Mayor's office.
They are opposed by a broad coalition of Stamford youth sports nonprofit organizations, Stamford adult nonprofit sports organizations, many members of the Stamford Board of Representatives and many unaffiliated Stamford taxpayers who believe that the athletic fields which we all support with our taxes should not go to the highest corporate bidder....especially when few if any Stamford residents are on the teams looking for space.
The organizations listed below (some in operation serving Stamford kids for 60+ years) recognize that this is a door that needs to be kept shut....or it can never be closed again.
Today a few hours a week in one sport-tomorrow another sport and another business.
Left behind will be Stamford kids whose families can't afford $3,000 + per year to play and kids who are not the elite player and will eventually have no where to play in some sports because the nonprofits which have served them for so long are increasingly undermined and the businesses don't care about them.

You have the power in your hands to fight back!
If you are a Stamford resident or taxpayer, 18 years old or older, then sign the petition which you can link to here:


http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/change-stamford-board-of-education-field

Now don't stop...get your spouse, your parents, your family members, your neighbors, your coworkers etc to add their name to the petition.
We have the power to show the Board of Education members that we feel very strongly that their field allocation policy needs to be changed to be like that of the Recreation Department. That policy prevents businesses from undermining youth nonprofits.
Thousands upon thousands of Stamford kids have benefited from these leagues over decades. Don't allow that great tradition to end while you had the power to prevent it from happening.
Take the three minutes needed and send a message!!

Supporting this petition:

Stamford Youth Sports Coalition:    

         
Stamford American Legion Baseball  

Stamford American Little League

Stamford Babe Ruth Baseball

Stamford Babe Ruth Softball  

Stamford Junior Wrestling

Stamford Lacrosse Association

Stamford National Little League

Stamford North Little League

Stamford Youth Cheer Leading

Stamford Youth Football

Stamford Youth Hockey

Stamford Youth Soccer

Stamford Adult Sports Nonprofits:

Amateur Soccer League of Ct                      Stamford Coed Soccer League

America's League of Stamford                    Stamford Mets Ct National MSLB

Haitian American Soccer League                Stamford Over 30’s SASL

Italian American Columbus Tournament  Stamford United Over 40’s SASL

Southern Ct Woman’s Soccer League     Stamford Pirates Ct National MSLB

Stamford City Over 40’s SASL           Stamford YMCA Flag Football League  

 

Concussions - Monday, January 23, 2012
Concussions are becoming more common place in all types of sport.
Please use the following links for more information - whether you are a coach or not!

Concussion Clipboard Sheet for Coaches, Parents, Players
Concussion Fact Sheet for Coaches, Parents, Players
Concussion Quiz for Coaches, Parents, Players
 

Announcements
SYSL Announces Our Quality Touch Summer Preseason Training Schedule - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The summer schedule for SYSL's Quality Touch preseason training is announced.
Download the attached flyer to reserve your spot. Prepare yourself for the fall season.

 click here for the flyer: 

Travel Tryouts for Fall Season - Friday, May 22, 2015

Fall 2015 Stamford Hurricane Travel Soccer Tryouts

SYSL is pleased to announce its try-out schedule for its Fall Travel Teams. 

For U8 - U11, the try-out will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the grass soccer field at West Beach as follows:

U8 Boys and Girls – 2:00 pm - 2:25 pm – Registration

U8 Boys and Girls – 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Tryout

U9 Boys and Girls – 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm – Registration (for players not currently on a travel team)

U9 Boys and Girls – 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Tryout

U10 Boys and Girls – 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm – Registration (for players not currently on a travel team)

U10 Boys and Girls – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Tryout

U11 Boys and Girls – 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm – Registration (for players not currently on a travel team)

U11 Boys and Girls – 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm - Tryout

Tryouts for U12 Boys will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the turf fields at Westbeach from 6:00 pm to 7:30pm

Tryouts for the U12 Girls will be held on Monday, June 1, 2015 at the turf fields at Westbeach from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Tryouts for U13 Boys will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the turf fields at Westbeach from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Tryouts for U13 Girls will be held on Tuesday, June 9 and June 11, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the turf field at Stamford High.

Tryouts for the U14 Boys will be held on Monday, June 8, 2015 at the synthetic turf fields at Rippowam Middle School from 6:30-8:00pm

Tryouts for the U14 Girls will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the synthetic turf field s at Westbeach from 6:00 pm to 7:30pm

Eligible players for U8 Boys and Girls are those born between August 1, 2007 and July 31, 2008

Eligible players for U9 Boys and Girls are those born between August 1, 2006 and July 31, 2007

Eligible players for U10 Boys and Girls are those born between August 1, 2005 and July 31, 2006

Eligible players for U11 Boys and Girls are those born between August 1, 2004 and July 31, 2005.

Eligible players for U12 Boys and Girls are those born between August 1, 2003 and July 31, 2004.

Eligible players for U13 Boys and Girls are those born between August 1, 2002 and July 31, 2003.

Eligible players for U14 Boys and Girls are those born between August 1, 2001 and June 31, 2002.

There are no travel teams for U15 and older in the Fall.

All players are required to attend the session with appropriate soccer attire (cleats, shin guards and a ball as well as water)

The season runs approx September through mid-November although training starts in August.  Team travel is generally limited to Fairfield County.  

Any player that is not playing on a travel team during the Spring 2015 season is required to bring with them a completed paper travel tryout/registration form.  Players who are not playing on a Spring 2015 travel team should not pre-pay for the travel program or register electronically.  Travel tryout/registration forms for the Fall 2015 travel season may be found on the league’s website in the form section.  Travel registration fees for new players to the program are payable after a player is accepted onto a travel team. 

Fees for travel are as follows:  Registration fee for the Fall season is $185.  Additionally, each player will be responsible for paying coaching/training fees that range from $200 to $275 for the Fall season.  There are no scholarships for coaching/training fees. Coaching/training fees are generally payable in two installments.  The first payment will be due in the middle of July and the balance will be due at the beginning of training in August.

There is a mandatory meeting for the parents of the children trying out for the U8 and U9 Boys and Girls teams beginning at 3:00 pm on June 13, 2015.

Further questions, please contact:

Fred Wexler at 203-561-0090 or by e-mail fredwex@aol.com or Richard Astacio at astaciosoccer@gmail.com.

 

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