2014 February Newsletter
SPRING SOCCER REGISTRATION
While registration continues for the 2014 Spring Rec Soccer Season, a small late fee is being assessed for registrations after Friday, January 31, 2014.
While practices begin in February, games begin on Saturday, March 1st.
Teams are forming now for the 2014 Recreational Soccer Season... limited space is available.
- HappyFeet LEAGUE
- Little Toes starting at 2-1/2 years of age
- Big Toes starting at 3-1/2 years of age
- Future Legends Recreational Soccer for U6- U10 Boys & Girls
- Future Legends 'SKILLS CLUB'... for U7-U12 Boys & Girls
- Jr. Legends Recreational Soccer for U12- U19 Boys & Girls
- TOPSoccer is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities.
The HappyFeet League is an excellent opportunity to see your little one showcase their soccer skills. Our weekend 'league' is a perfect way for kids 2.5- 5 to be introduced to organized sports. Our apprroach is one that maximizes fun and ensures kids will want to come back! We find that the parents enjoy the 'league' program just as much (if not more) than the kids!
The HappyFeet League is a seven week program consisting of one 55-minute session each Saturday.
Little Toes (2.5- 3.5) 10:00 AM
Big Toes (3.5- 5) 11:00 AM
The first HappyFeet League session is on Saturday, March 22nd at the Germantown Soccerplex.
Deadline to register is Tuesday, March 11.
KEY DATES FOR THE 2014 SPRING SEASON
Please visit online calendar for more info.
Saturday, February 15th
|Skills Club Sessions begin**
Rec Coaches Training
|Week of February 17th||REC Soccer Practices can begin|
Tuesday, February 18th, 6:15 PM
Introduction to U6 Coed Soccer... KINS
Thursday, February 20th, 6:15 PM
Introduction to U6 Coed Soccer... KINS
|Saturday, March 1st||Rec. Games begin
|March 8- 16th||SCS Spring Break... Small Sided Games Week|
Saturday, March 22nd
HappyFeet LEAGUE begins
Wednesday, March 26th
6:00 PM @ Cloyes Park
|Saturday- Sunday, TBD||Picture Weekend**|
|Saturday, April 19th||2nd ;Annual Bunny Cup|
|May 17- 18th weekend||
Spring REC Season ends
|Saturday, May 17th||Fall REC Soccer Season 'Early' Registration begins|
|Week of May 19th||
Tryouts for the 2014- 2015 Soccer Season
|Week of May 26th||Tryouts for the 2014- 2015 Soccer Season
Legends U12- U18 'competitive' teams
ALL DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
** Additional Fees may apply.
Additional Rain make-up dates may be added, if necessary.
|Jr. Legends 'Custom' Reversible Jersey available at Soccer U.S.A.|
Uniform Kits are available for purchase at Soccer U.S.A., the official soccer store and supplier of uniforms and spirit wear for all Germantown Legends Soccer programs. Future Legends and Jr. Legends programs use the same Uniform Kit.
Only new Junior Legends players need to purchase a Uniform Kit.
For those who do NOT have their Germantown Junior Legends 'Custom' Uniform Kit or would like replacement pieces, please visit Soccer U.S.A.
HappyFeet League players will receive their team shirt on the day of the first session (Saturday, March 22, 2014).
For the Legends (competitive) Soccer players, please visit Soccer U.S.A. for the your Uniform Kits and Practice gear.
New for the Spring 2014 Season,...the Germantown Legends is fielding a U8 Future Legends ACADEMY TEAM.
- Limited spots available, please plan to attend any of our upcoming small-sided game sessions (Assessment Day, 3v3 sessions, etc.)
- Each boys and girls team will have a licensed coach
- Up to two practices per week
- One game or 'festival' per week during the Spring season
- Academy Players are welcome to participate in the Futsal Program (Off-season training)
- Academy Team outdoor practices begin in February 2014
Focus of the program is to prepare your son or daughter for the rigors of competitive play and beyond.
Please register online in advance of attending 'Assessment' Saturday.
WEEKLY SKILLS SESSIONS
Skills Training Sessions are held each week for all Future Legends players.
“Ball control is the most important skill a young player could learn. Controlling the ball will simply make the game easier to play and open up more options instantly.”
-- Claudio Reyna, Manchester City and Captain of the US Men’s National Team
For the Future Legends U6- U8 Boys & Girls, Skills Training Sessions are held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday starting at 5:30 PM at the Cloyes Soccer Park.
For the Future Legends U10 and U12 Boys & Girls, Skills Training Sessions are held each Tuesday and Thursday starting at 5:30 PM at the Germantown Soccerplex.
Past skills or moves of the week during the 2013 Fall season...
Videos of each 'move or skill of the week' are posted on our Facebook page numerous times each week during the season.
Formally called the Academy Program, the Future Legends SKILLS CLUB is for U7- U10 Future Legends players.
- Eight one-hour training sessions per season
- Training sessions led by Legends staff
- Prerequisite for the Academy Team or Legends competitive program
- Skills Club Program is designed to prepare the player for the Academy Team and competitive play
- All players will receive a Legends Skills Club Training Top
YOUTH MODULE COACHING LICENSE
This course is designed specifically for the U6 to U8 coach.
This is a two part course. Part one is going online and going through a 45-minute online section of coaching U6- U8. This online instructing has video, reading text and quizzes to help learn about the selected specific age group. It covers laws, coaching methodology, player characteristics, safety and how to work with players of the specific age group. During the course coaches can stop anytime and comeback even days later till they can finish it.
Following the online course, they can attend a 2-hour on field session and get their Youth Module license. The field part is optional, but required for the Youth Module License.
The cost of the Youth Module Coaching Course is FREE for current registered TSSA members and all Germantown Legends Soccer parents and players, over the age of 14.
NOTE: Future Legends Coaches who have obtained their Youth Module License will receive a FREE registration for child who they coach in either the U6 or U8 Divisions.
-Help the Club have a better and more meaningful impact in the community
-Help with communication to the local Schools, Churches and other organizations in the community
EASTER EGG HUNT... Spring Festival
-Date and time TBA
HALLOWEEN TRUNK OR TREAT... Fall Festival
VOLUNTEER COACH or TEAM MANAGER
If you are interested in joining us in the planning and organization an event, please send an email to GermantownLegends@gmail.com or register online.
The Outreach Program for Soccer is a community-based soccer program designed to meet the needs of athletes with physical, developmental, and or intellectual disabilities.
Player participation and development are key elements of the program. TOPSoccer is designed to improve the overall fitness, self-esteem and social skills of your athlete.
In short, TOPSoccer takes individuals from the sidelines to participating in the game.
Participation is FREE... register online today.
2014 Dates TBA
Wednesdays, 6:00- 7:00 PM
All TOPSoccer events take place at the Cloyes Soccer Park.
Cloyes Soccer Park
2700 Cross Country
Germantown, TN 38139
Cloyes Soccer Park is located next to The Farm Park.
Want to become a TOPSoccer Buddy? Register online today.
WHAT YOU MAY HAVE MISSED... by NOT following our Social Media sites
Each Wednesday night following TOPSoccer, we are hosting Coaches' Games for all Coaches in the Future Legends, Jr. Legends and Legends programs.
The intent here is for all of our coaches to come together for dialogue, exchage coaching ideas, and have some fun playing soccer!
Each Wednesday night following TOPSoccer
7:00- 8:00 PM
Cloyes Soccer Park
Please forward the following information to GermantownLegends@gmail.com, so that we may post information regarding your business or service.
- Company Name
- Email address
We are pleased to offer you a special opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to select Memphis Grizzlies' games. For being great fans, you can save big money off the regular gate price and cheer your home team onto victory.
The link below will shut off at 12:00 PM on your selected game date and each month new games will be uploaded so you can take advantage of this offer.
Saturday, February 1st vs. Milwaukee Bucks – SILVER
Tuesday, February 18th vs. New York Knicks – SILVER
Friday, February 21st vs. Los Angeles Clippers - GOLD
Follow these simple steps and take advantage of this special offer. Order your tickets online - it's fast and secure.
- Visit our purchase page: http://tinyurl.com/GrizDiscounts1314
- Type MEMPHIS into the "Special Offer Code" box and click "Verify"
- If you have an account; use your e-mail address and password. If not, go to 'Create an Account' box on the right hand side, type your e-mail address and click 'Sign Up Now.'
- Select your seats and tickets will be e-mailed to you. NO Ticketmaster fees.
|LOCATION||BRONZE GAME||SILVER GAME||GOLD GAME|
|FIRST TN CLUB||$55||$95||$125|
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Did you know?
- We post whether the soccer fields are OPEN or CLOSED on Facebook and Twitter daily*.
- Each week, we are posting videos showing the 'Move or Skill of the Week' on Facebook and Twitter.
- From time to time, we are posting US Soccer news on both Facebook and Twitter.
- Local High School and College games are posted on both Facebook and Twitter.
- Legends Uniform Kits and new Spirit Wear updates.... posted on Facebook and Twitter.
- Facebook and Twitter both link to Germantown Legends news and annoucements as they are posted on the Germantown Legends Soccer website.
* On the weekends, we will make our initial posting by before 8:00 AM.
NOT on Facebook or Twitter? Visit the Germantown Legends Soccer 'home page' as links have been set up for those wanting to stay in the know, without having to set up a Facebook and or a Twitter account.
Join us online today, and get all of the latest news and info on your soccer club.
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