Part 6 of ‘Volunteer Power’ introduces the awesome Damian Molinari. Damian has coached for multiple seasons and the reasons, aside from the obvious “I’ll help out”, are incredibly powerful and rewarding. WhyListen as Damian shares his why for starting a team and just some of the immediate benefits for the community and relationships. FlexibilityPlayers from… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Damian Molinari
Part 5 of the ‘Volunteer Power’ series introduces Kelly Porpora! Kelly started off as a team manager 9 years ago and hasn’t looked back! Throughout the episode, listen to Kelly talk about her experience from working with parents, to making sure the players belong. We also explore: Team Manager ToolsThe tools that she uses, and… Read More Volunteer Power – Kelly Porpora
In the 4th episode of ‘Volunteer Power’ Coach Eric Duong spends some time sharing his approach to working with the recreational and competitive level teams that his children play in. EffortCoach Eric has some excellent approaches to helping players identify their own pathway and help them decide on their level of play, based on the… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Eric Duong
Heather Murdoch joined our Director of Programming, Lee Dunne, for another installment of ‘Volunteer Power’. Heather coaches her kids, and is heavily involved with her school (Peabody) and helps other teams administratively. Heather is also the newest addition to the SFYS Board of Directors! The DifferencesHeather shares her approach and ideas for coaching Coaching to… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Heather Murdoch
In part two of ‘Volunteer Power’ the SFYS Director of Programming, Lee Dunne, interviewed volunteer coach Hazen Sewell. Hazen is the head coach for the teams that her son and daughter play on, and has been involved since 2016! LoveThe kids needed a coach, but Hazen not only stepped up to enable them to play,… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Hazen Sewell
SFYS Director of Programming, Lee Dunne, recently interviewed coach Abraham Wallin on his ‘Heads and Volleys Podcast‘. The interview was to share the approach of Abe when working with his son and the rest of the 2nd grade team. Planning AheadAbe started out by sharing his thoughts on planning and preparing. He talks about sharing… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Abe Wallin
Registration is here!If you are a team that played in the fall, then you are all set to declare your intent to play and enjoy the holidays. However, what if you are not, and are looking for a way to play? 1.a – Bring a group, create a team!This is especially valuable to groups of… Read More How can I play spring Soccer?
The league wide bye week is over and we’re back to the action! It will be an exciting weekend of play: 2nd and 3rd grade teams are in their new brackets with 84 games scheduled for this weekend alone! 84 is not including the Upper House and 4th – 8th grade teams that are back in… Read More Game Day is Here!
Email to the SFYS Volunteer Field liners on 10-5, sent by David Reardon. Good Afternoon Field Liners, First off I wanted to thank you all for the work you have put in the past 4 weeks of season. 2nd Grade soccer depends on you all for field visibility, and without you tracing the lines, there… Read More Field Lining. It ain’t no joke!
SFYS has heavily invested in the referee program for the city. We say the city because many of the youth referees that you see at your Rec and Upper House games also referee other leagues of play and local tournaments. So, we have heavily invested in referees that directly benefit soccer across the city. Did… Read More Is there a referee assigned to your game?