WCSA Newsletter

Newsletter 11/3/16

Welcome

The West Coast Soccer Association Report is a newsletter full of fun facts on the latest activities with the WCSA and the college club soccer programs in the area. We will strive to keep the updates short so you can quickly get all the information that you need. There is more to come; so stay tuned for the latest updates. 


Spring Season:

Spring Season applications will be up, to apply just log into your team site and click on apply for 2017 Spring Season.  Make sure you verifying when you can start playing and when your spring break occurs.  It is best to not play the weekends of spring break.  If you are interested in playing in the spring or would like to start a Spring League up in your area, please email competition.wcsa@gmail.com


Coaches Corner:

2017 NSCAA Convention comes to LA -- With Jürgen Klinsmann, Bruce Arena, Sigi Schmid, Tim Howard, Julie Foudy. Like soccer? You can't miss this this.

Once a year — in America — soccer reigns supreme and is the topic of every conversation. Our diverse entertainment and sports culture shifts to a soccer-centric joy at the annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Convention and  the passion for the beautiful game can be felt everywhere — in the coaching sessions, the fields, the hotel lobbies and elevators, and and of course in the bar.  

Finally returning to the West Coast, the 2017 NSCAA convention promises to be one of the best ever.  As the City of Angels prepares to welcome thousands of soccer coaches and experts from around the world — the  countdown to the kick off on January 11th has begun and the excitement is almost palpable. Click here for details: 

 

U.S. Soccer enhances concussion awareness through Recognize to Recover video 

U.S. Soccer released a new video on recognizing and managing concussions, highlighting the important role parents, players, coaches, referees and health professionals play in the return-to-play process.  

 

Cal South/LA84 to host International Coaches Clinic in Walnut California

 


In partnership with the LA84 Foundation, Cal South will host an International Coaching Clinic on November 20 at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif. The clinic features specialists from all areas of the game, from Sports Science to Men’s and Women’s professional teams, including Stephen Constantine, head coach for India’s National Team. All clinicians have worked in both youth and professional sectors, offering theoretical and practical sessions that will help coaches of all levels expand and regenerate their coaching education.

The full day clinic will feature:

  • Dawn Scott – U.S Women’s National Team Head Strength and Fitness Coach
  • Laura Harvey - Head Coach for the Seattle Reign (NWSL)
  • Paul Buckle - Head coach of the Sacramento Republic (USL)
  • Stephen Constantine - Head coach for India’s National Team

The clinic includes the following:

  • Nike T-shirt
  • Cal South Coaches Workbook

Space is limited to 100 attendees, appealing high school, college and club coaches

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!

Course Date: November 20, 2016

Topics/Speakers:

  • Paul Buckle
  • Stephen Constantine
  • Laura Harvey
  • Dawn Scott

Cost (Includes: Cal South/LA84 Gym Bag, Coaching book and Nike T Shirt)

Event Location:
Mount San Antonio College
1100 North Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789
Soccer Field

Course Schedule:

Sunday, November 20, 2016
8:15am - 8:45am | Check-In and opening comments
9:00am - 9:45am | Classroom session overview - Dawn Scott, US Soccer
10:00am - 10:45pm | Practical field session - Dawn Scott, US Soccer
11:00am - 11:45am | Practical field session -  Laura Harvey, H/C Seattle Reign
12:00pm – 12:45pm | Classroom session overview -  Laura Harvey, H/C Seattle Reign
1:00pm - 2:00pm | Lunch break
2:00pm – 2:45pm | Classroom session overview - Stephen Constantine
3:00pm – 3:45pm | Practical field session – Stephen Constantine
4:00pm – 4:45pm | Practical field session
5:00pm – 5:45pm Classroom session overview

What to Bring:

  • Notepad and pen/pencil for note taking
  • Water/snacks, sunscreen lotion (optional), portable chair (optional) 

 

Paul Buckle

Currently: Head Coach, Sacramento Republic

  • 2004 Weymouth (caretaker)
  • 2007–2011 Torquay United
  • 2011–2012 Bristol Rovers
  • 2012–2013 Luton Town
  • 2014–2015 Cheltenham Town

 

Stephen Constantine

Currently: India National Team Head Coach

  • LMA "Evaluating Performance" Football Analysis
  • UEFA Pro License Updated
  • LMA Football Management Course
  • Attended UEFA Professional Diploma Refresher Course
  • (English) FA Fitness Award Sports Nutrition UEFA
  • Professional Diploma Award (English) FA Psychology Award
  • (English) FA Coach Educators Certificate
  • Appointed to the Panel of FIFA Instructors
  • USSF A License UEFA A License
  • (English) FA Advanced License

Laura Harvey

Currently: Head Coach, Seattle Reign (NWSL)

  • The current Head Coach for the Seattle Reign (NWSL). With her team's runner-up finish in the 2014 NWSL championship match and first place regular season record, she was named NWSL Coach of the Year.
  • Former First Team Coach for the Arsenal Ladies FC.
  • Led Arsenal to last-ever WPL title in 2010 and domestic "treble" in 2011: the FA WSL title, the FA Cup, and the Continental Cup.
  • Served as assistant coach for England's U-17, U-19, and U-23 Women's National Teams from 2005-2011.

Dawn Scott

Currently: Head Strength and Fitness Coach, U.S. WNT

  • Current fitness coach for the U.S. Women's National Team, taking over for Pia Sundhage in January 2010. Part of the U.S. WNT staff during the 2011, 2015 FIFA Women's World cup and 2012, 2016 Olympics.
  • Received her Sports Science degree from Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, followed by a Masters in Sports Nutrition from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland
  • Worked for the English FA for 9 years, specifically with the England Women's National Team.
  • As a fitness coach, her role encompasses all aspects of sports science, including nutrition, hydration, recovery, training prescription and programming, and monitoring of training.

 

Spring Tournaments:

WCSA National Showcase and League Cup: April 28-30, Temecula California.  Click here for details

UCSD Invitational - contact ucsd.womens.club.soccer@gmail.com for details

UCI Anteater Invitational - contact ucirvinefootballclub@gmail.com for details

38th Annual K-State Ed Chartrand Memorial Soccer Tournament: March 31- April 2 Click here for details 


Newsletter 10/17/16  
 

Welcome

The West Coast Soccer Association Report is a newsletter full of fun facts on the latest activities with the WCSA and the college club soccer programs in the area. We will strive to keep the updates short so you can quickly get all the information that you need. There is more to come; so stay tuned for the latest updates. 


Fall Updates

The Fall Season is in full swing. Please make sure you are updating your time and location of your games.  Games outside of two weeks cannot be adjusted.  Also please make sure you are logging in to Game Officials to verify you have refs for your games and reporting your scores as soon as possible. This will help prevent any issues that issues with match officials and helps updates the standings.


Fall Tournament Results:

Aztec Cup: The WCSA would like to congratulate the Cal Poly Slo Men's Club soccer team in capturing the 2016 Aztec Cup!! SDSU would also like to thank all the teams that at attended, including but not limited to Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado State, Gonzaga, and Utah Valley.  For complete standings and individual/skill contest awards, please click here for more details. 

UCSB Women Tournament: The West Coast Soccer Assocation would like to congratulate  for winning the 2016 UCSB Women Soccer Tournament.  This event had over 16 teams from Colorado, California, and Utah.  We would also like to congratulate USD women for capturing their pool over top ranked Colarodo State University.  USD is in the second division of the WCSA South and illustrates the talent and commitment of all the divisions in the WCSA.  Click here from more details on the event. 

CU Invitational:  The West Coast Soccer Association had several team attend the 15 annual CU Invitational including Arizona State.  This is one the top women college club soccer tournaments in the Nation and and glad to see WCSA Teams participating in this tournament.  Click here for more details: 

If you would like the WCSA to highlight and promote your next tournament, please email competition.wcsa@gmail.com


Spring Season:

Spring Season applications will be up in November, so please check your emails and www.westcoastsoccerassociation.com for details. Make sure you verifying when you can start playing and when your spring break occurs.  It is best to not play the weekends of spring break.  If you are interested in playing in the spring or would like to start a Spring League up in your area, please email competition.wcsa@gmail.com


Coaches Corner:

Players First: 'By the Numbers' with FIFA 11+:

This 20-minute warmup program has been proven to reduce soccer-related injuries by 30-70 percent. FIFA 11+ is helping to advance the Players First pillar of Player Health & Safety.  

Coaches Education: 

Are you Serious about improving your coaches skills?  Want to learn from the Best?  We highly recommend that you attend the NCSAA National Convention in Los Angeles this January.  This event will has hourly coaches sessions on tactics, training, and fitness that is second to none. Click here for more details


National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NCSAA) National Convention - Los Angeles - Jan 11-15

For the first time ever, the NSCAA is having their annual conference on the West Coast.  Please come the WCSA booth. We are highlighting College Club Soccer, so if you have any video or photos that promote college club soccer, please send them to competition.wcsa@gmail.com. This is great way to elevate our game to the rest of the country.  Mainly high level youth coaches, players and families are unaware of our teams.  This could bridge that gap.  Also a great way to recruit new players to your programs.


WCSA National Showcase and League Cup

We are working on finalizing the details for this year WCSA Spring National Showcase and League Cup. This event is has the top college club teams attend in the Nations and tentative dates are April 27-29 in Temecula California.  We are expecting over 30 of teams throughout the country attend.  Will San Diego State repeat as three time champions, will UC Davis repeat as League Cup Champions?  For details on last years event click here or email competition.wcsa@gmail.com


Need Soccer Balls for the Spring?

Flite is the official ball of the WCSA.  Fifa approved balls for under $25!!!   Not a WCSA Team but need equipment, contact Flite and tell them the WCSA sent you. Do not believe us, see what people are saying, "First time I used this ball and it as great," USD Women Club Team.  "Best ball I have ever used for the price" Sean Connors, SDSU B Team.  "This ball beats our $150 game balls from last year" Orange County Football Club. For more details click here.


Team of the Week:

The WCSA would like to congratulate this Fall Teams of the Week: Click on team for more details

If you would like to nominate your team for this weekly honor, please email competition.wcsa@gmail.com.


Team Spotlight:

Washington State University Men: 

The West Coast Soccer Association would like to highlight a few of the teams in the League that have had success on and off the field.  Washington State University Mens soccer program is one such team. Here is a link with a few of the highlights this year. Please feel free to come out an watch WSU at home in Pullman or on the road. 

If you would like to have your team featured in future newsletters, please email competition.wcsa@gmail.com


Current League Standings: 

Listed Below or click here:

Fall League 2016
Intermountain Conference Men Pts W L T GF GA GP
Utah State University (UT)   22 7 1 1 21 10 9
University of Utah Men (UT)   16 5 1 1 26 9 7
Madison Dragons S.C. Men (ID)   16 5 3 1 25 19 9
Southern Utah University Men (UT)   10 3 5 1 14 20 9
Utah Valley University Men (UT)   9 3 5 0 14 17 8
Boise State University Men (ID)   0 0 8 0 5 30 8
Northwest Conference Men Pts W L T GF GA GP
Washington State University Men (WA)   12 4 1 0 13 6 5
Gonzaga University Men (WA)   10 3 0 1 13 4 4
Central Washington University Men (WA)   10 3 0 1 12 5 4
University of Washington Men (WA)   6 2 3 0 15 9 5
Washing State Tri Cities Men (WA)   3 1 2 0 8 17 3
University of Idaho Men (ID)   3 1 3 0 7 14 4
Seattle University Men A (WA)   3 1 2 0 2 6 3
Eastern Washington University Men (WA)   0 0 4 0 9 18 4
Northwest Conference Women Pts W L T GF GA GP
Gonzaga University Women (WA)   15 5 0 0 24 0 5
University of Washington Women (WA)   12 4 0 0 21 2 4
Washington State University Women (WA)   9 3 2 0 14 5 5
Eastern Washington University Women (WA)   8 2 2 2 10 10 6
Central Washington University Women (WA)   6 2 3 0 14 13 5
Seattle University Women (WA)   1 0 2 1 2 11 3
University of Idaho Women (ID)   1 0 3 1 1 13 4
Washing State Tri Cities Women (WA)   0 0 4 0 0 32 4
NorCal Conference Men Pts W L T GF GA GP
Sonoma State University Men (CA)   9 3 1 0 9 9 4
CSU Chico Men (CA)   8 2 0 2 9 3 4
UC Davis Men A (CA)   5 1 1 2 6 6 4
University of Nevada Men (CA)   5 1 2 2 6 9 5
Western Nevada College Men A (NV)   4 1 2 1 8 8 4
Sacramento State Men's A (CA)   1 0 2 1 3 6 3
NorCal Conference Women Pts W L T GF GA GP
UC Berkeley Women (CA)   9 3 1 0 17 5 4
UC Davis Women (CA)   7 2 0 1 7 3 3
CSU Chico Women (CA)   5 1 1 2 8 9 4
Sacramento State Women (CA)   3 1 1 0 2 2 2
University of Nevada Women (CA)   3 1 3 0 6 12 4
Western Nevada College Women (NV)   1 0 2 1 6 15 3
Pacific Conference Men Pts W L T GF GA GP
Stanford Men (CA)   6 2 0 0 9 1 2
Cal Poly Slo Men A (CA)   5 1 0 2 4 2 3
Fresno State Men (CA)   4 1 1 1 4 6 3
UC Berkeley Men's A (CA)   4 1 0 1 3 2 2
San Jose State University Men (CA)   3 0 1 3 4 5 4
UC Santa Cruz Men (CA)   1 0 3 1 6 14 4
Coast Conference Men Pts W L T GF GA GP
UC Santa Barbara Men (CA)   9 3 0 0 17 2 3
Loyola Marymount University Men (Ca)   9 3 0 0 16 2 3
University Southern California Men (CA)   6 2 1 0 10 6 3
UC Los Angeles Men (CA)   6 2 1 0 7 3 3
CSU Northridge Men (CA)   3 1 2 0 6 8 3
Pepperdine University Men (CA)   0 0 4 0 2 20 4
West Los Angeles College Men (Ca)   0 0 3 0 1 18 3
Coast Conference Women Pts W L T GF GA GP
UC Santa Barbara Women (CA)   9 3 0 0 16 1 3
UC San Diego Women (Ca)   6 2 1 0 5 5 3
UC Los Angeles Women (CA)   3 1 0 0 1 0 1
UC Irvine Women (CA)   0 0 3 0 1 8 3
UC Riverside Women (CA)   0 0 2 0 1 10 2
SoCal Conference Men Pts W L T GF GA GP
CSU Long Beach Men (CA)   12 4 0 0 12 1 4
San Diego State University Men's A (CA)   12 4 0 0 10 1 4
UC San Diego Men (Ca)   12 4 1 0 8 3 5
CSU Fullerton Men (CA)   6 2 3 0 4 8 5
UC Irvine Men A (CA)   6 2 3 0 6 9 5
CSU San Marcos Men (CA)   3 1 3 0 5 7 4
UC Riverside Men (CA)   3 1 2 0 4 6 3
University of San Diego Men (CA)   0 0 6 0 3 17 6
SoCal Conference Women Pts W L T GF GA GP
Cal Poly Slo Women (CA)   12 4 0 0 11 2 4
CSU Long Beach Women (CA)   5 1 1 2 7 4 4
University Southern California Women (CA)   1 0 1 1 3 5 2
San Diego State University Women (CA)   1 0 1 1 1 4 2
CSU Northridge Womens (CA)   0 0 2 0 1 8 2
Southwest Conference Women Pts W L T GF GA GP
University of Arizona Women (AZ)   7 2 0 1 10 3 3
Northern Arizona University Women (AZ)   7 2 1 1 5 6 4
Arizona State University Women (AZ)   3 0 0 3 3 3 3
Grand Canyon University Women (AZ)   1 0 3 1 5 11 4
Div II NorCal Men Pts W L T GF GA GP
St. Mary's College of California Men (CA)   9 3 0 0 10 4 3
University of San Francisco Men (CA)   3 1 1 0 6 4 2
UC Berkeley Men's B (CA)   3 1 0 0 3 1 1
Sacramento State Men's B (CA)   1 0 2 1 4 8 3
University of Pacific Men (CA)   1 0 1 1 3 7 2
UC Davis Men B (CA)   0 0 1 0 1 3 1
Div II NorCal Women Pts W L T GF GA GP
Fresno State Women (CA)   6 2 0 0 5 1 2
San Jose State University Women (CA)   6 2 2 0 7 5 4
Sonoma State University Women (CA)   6 2 3 0 6 9 5
UC Berkeley Women B (CA)   5 1 0 2 9 1 3
St. Mary's College of California Women (CA)   4 1 1 1 7 5 3
UC Santa Cruz Women (CA)   4 1 0 1 4 0 2
Stanford Women (CA)   4 1 1 1 4 4 3
University of San Francisco Women (CA)   4 1 0 1 3 2 2
University of Pacific Women (CA)   0 0 4 0 1 19 4
Div II SoCal Men Pts W L T GF GA GP
San Diego State University California (CA)   9 3 0 0 6 1 3
Cal Poly Slo Men B (CA)   6 2 0 0 10 0 2
Cuesta College Men's Soccer (CA)   6 2 1 0 7 6 3
Orange County FC Men's (CA)   4 1 0 1 4 0 2
UC Irvine Men B (CA)   1 0 0 1 0 0 1
CSU Channel Island Men (CA)   0 0 3 0 2 10 3
Cal Poly Pomona Men (CA)   - - - - - - -
University of Redlands Men (CA)   0 0 2 0 0 4 2
CSU San Bernardino Men (CA)   0 0 2 0 0 8 2
Div II SoCal Women Pts W L T GF GA GP
Loyola Marymount University Women (Ca)   9 3 0 0 11 4 3
The Claremont Colleges Women (CA)   7 2 0 1 11 3 3
CSU San Marcos Women (CA)   7 2 0 1 6 1 3
CSU San Bernardino Women (CA)   6 2 2 0 10 6 4
University of San Diego Women (CA)   6 2 1 0 9 3 3
CSU Fullerton Women (CA)   5 1 0 2 3 2 3
Orange County FC Women (CA)   4 1 1 1 7 10 3
CSU Channel Island Women (CA)   3 1 2 0 4 4 3
CSU Bakersfield Women (CA)   1 0 3 1 6 14 4
Mount Saint Mary's University Women (CA)   0 0 5 0 3 23 5