February 2013
 
FOR THE LOVE  
OF THE  GAME


February 2013
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Upcoming Events

Feb. 16 -17 ODP Friendlies 

Feb. 23        FREE U6/U8 Coaching Module @ GBM
 Galveston
(click here)

Feb-March   Register now for Coaching Courses  

March 2      3rd Annual San Antonio TOPSoccer Event

March 6        Directors of Coaching Conference   
                       Call/Webcast (Register Here)
March16      1st Annual RGV TOPSoccer Event

 

Governing Board Meeting
Join Us!!!!!
For the Winter GBM Feb. 22-24, 2013 in Galveston The Governing Board Meeting is a great way to learn all about South Texas Youth Soccer and we encourage all STYSA members, from parents to club and association board members to attend, get involved and help us make youth soccer in South Texas great! 
 

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Don't delay - make your reservations today
Reservations can be made at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston by calling the hotel at 1-888-388-8484.
TOPSoccer Event Will Return to San Antonio March 2, 2013 at the Star Soccer Complex from 9:00am-12pm
Mark your calendars for the 1st Annual Rio Grand Valley TOPSoccer Event!
March 16, 2013: 9am-12pm at Combes Community Park
TOPSoccer is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with special needs. The program,  provides meaningful learning, development and physical participation opportunities to these young athletes through the game of soccer. 
US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer
US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer

 

ODP 2013

Congratulations to all South Texas Youth Soccer Players selected to advance to the 2013 ODP State Training Pool:  


REMINDER:
ODP STATE TRAINING POOL will continue with the REVISED training schedule below:
March 16 & March 17  at   Katy Park(location link) 
(training times for both days)

8:30AM - 10:00AM        '99, '00, '01 Boys & Girls

10:30AM - Noon            '96, '97, '98 Boys & Girls

 

1:30PM - 3:00PM          '99, '00, '01 Boys & Girls

3:30PM - 5:00PM          '96, '97, '98 Boys & Girls

This will be the schedule for both Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17.  To be clear, all age groups will train on both days in March.  As always, although recommended, attendance at all training sessions is not required.

 
ODP Friendlies :
Registration CLOSES at 5:00PM on 2/11/13 (click here) 
Coaching Education
REGISTER TODAY
Inviting ALL DOC from clubs and associations to join in on the Semi-Annual Conference
Volunteer Coaches can now fit a Coaching Module into their busy schedule!!  Associations/Clubs can now offer their coaches a U6/U8 or U10/12 Coaching Education Module with an ONLINE component. The online element must be taken in conjunction with a Field Session in order for the coach to qualify for a U6/U8 or U10/U12 Coaching Certificate. The candidate will register to attend the Field Session associated with an online course. The online course will be available for a predetermined period prior to the date of the Field Session. The coach will be given a link to the online element of the course. Only coaches who have completed the online segment will be qualified to participate in the Field Session and thereby earn their U6/U8 or U10/U12 Coaching Certificate.
Upcoming Tournaments

Date

February 9-10, 2013

Event

Dynamos Puma Cup 

Location

Dyess Park & Zube Park

 

 

Date

February 9-10, 2013

Event

2013 Girls Showcase 

Location

Greater Austin Area

 

 

Date

February 16-17, 2013

Event

Elite Invitational  

Location

Pflugerville, Round Rock, Cedar Park

 

 

Date

February 16-17, 2013

Event

2013 Copa San Antonio 

Location

STAR Soccer Complex

 

 

Date

February 16-17, 2013

Event

12th Annual President's Day Invitational 

 

 

Date

February 16-18, 2013

Event

NSCAA College Showcase - South 

Location

Northeast Metropolitan Park / Pflugerville, TX

 

 

Date

February 22-24, 2013

Event

COPA LONESTAR 

Location

STAR Soccer Complex

 

 

Date

March 9-10, 2013

Event

Andrew Pena Memorial 6v6 Tournament 

Location

Boerne City Park, Boerne Texas

 

 

Date

March 16-17, 2013

Event

2013 SCFC Spring Fling Showcase 

Location

David Finkel, Clear Lake/ Centennial Park, Friendswood/ Sportsplex, League City

 

 

Date

March 29-30 2013

Event

20th Annual Easter Invitational 

Location

Bear Creek Park , Houston Park

 

 

Date

March 30 2013

Event

2013 3v3 Turf Cup 

Location

Bear Branch Artificial Turf Fields - The Woodlands


 

In This Issue
Upcoming Events
Winter GBM
TOPSoccer Events
ODP 2103
Coaching Education
Spring Cups
deadlines
Registration Deadline!!
  • FEB. 7 Payments for Spring Cups DUE
  • FEB. 7 Spring Cups Registration Closed 
  • FEB. 11 ODP Friendlies Registration Closes  @ 5pm  
  • FEB. 11 GBM Delegates Registration Forms Due
A few words from...

 

U.S. Soccer 100 Years
 
100 Firsts: U.S. MNT Defender Jeff Agoos 
100 Firsts: U.S. MNT Defender Jeff Agoos
 

STSR Referees
Spring Cups  
  • FEB. 7 Spring Cups Registration CLOSES
  • FEB. 7 Payments for Spring Cups DUE

Cups listed below 

 
South Texas STATE CUP
 STATE CUP Clip
state cup
State Cup Information

 Presidents Cup Information
stx cup
South Texas Cup Information

Director's Cup Information
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