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October 31 Division 2 “Spooktacular” Jamboree Game Schedule:
 
Please note that both fields will be set up for the Jamboree.  Each team will play 2 (two) 20 minute games.


1:00 -1:15 -- Division 2 Co-Directors Beth Carson and Al Bruno – Welcome and thank you to all coaches, players, and families; presentation of gifts.
 
                   Field 1*                                       Field 2*
1:20 - 1:40       Blizzard v. Tornadoes               Sockers v.Meteors
1:45 - 2:05       Earthquakes v. Revolution       United Stars v.Strikers
2:05 – 2:15     “Halftime”
2:15 - 2:35       Blizzard v. Sockers                    Tornadoes v. Meteors
2:40 – 3:00      Earthquakes v. United Stars     Revolution v. Strikers


*Field 1 (near parking lot/pavilion)
*Field 2 (near playground)


 
Jamboree Rules and Regulations
:

  • All games must begin at the scheduled times.  SSA will provide referees at the Jamboree to keep time for each game and assure that all games start and end on time.  Families are to have all players arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the Jamboree at 12:45 a.m.

  • As previously stated in the email below: No coaches will be on the field for the Jamboree.
  • Games will be 20 minutes. 
  • There will be a 10 minute “Halftime” break after the first two sets of games from 2:05 – 2:15.
  • Scores will not be recorded. The focus of the Jamboree is to continue to teach the kids the rules of soccer, get them as many touches on the ball as possible, and to have fun!
  • Rain date: November 7 (same time and location)



Dear D2 Coaches,
 
This notice is to let all Division 2 coach volunteers and families know that SSA Board member Beth Carson and I will be assuming D2 Co-Director duties for the remainder of the fall.  Dan Tomac will be assisting us when he can, but he will be taking a smaller role going forward because of his coaching responsibilities with the U12 Girls Travel Team as well as his work responsibilities.  Dan has assisted SSA and been D2 Director for this season and in past seasons because no one else could/would do it.  Dan does not even have a child playing in D2.  It is time for others to step up.  That said, Beth’s contact information and my contact information is as follows:  Beth’s cell number is (901) 233-2740 and her email is ; my cell is (203) 804-0423 and my email is .  Please make a note of it. 
 

 
See the bullets below for important information:
 
  • Weeknight practices– D2 practices will cease beginning in October because of the lack of daylight and the sun setting earlier and earlier this time of year.  Therefore, final D2 weeknight practices will be held the week of September 27 – September 30.
  • Coaches on the field during games – Although the D2 rules state otherwise, it has been decided to allow one (1) coach on the field per team until the Fall Jamboree which is scheduled for Sunday, October 31 (further details about the Fall Jamboree will be soon be posted on the SSA website).  Coaches asked for this change and SSA has heard you and is granting it.  Please be sure to assist your players in learning positioning during the time you have this season as coaches on the field.  In addition, no coaches or parents should be standing behind goals assisting players in playing that position.  The coach on the field can drop back and help teach a player how to play goalie if they like.
  • Goal and Safety Net Memo -- All soccer goals and nets are to be inspected by a coach prior to each practice and game.  Players are not permitted to climb or hang on nets or goals.  All goals must be anchored prior to use.  Goals are not to be moved unless absolutely necessary.  If it is necessary to move goals, they are to be moved by adults only.  Please report any goal or goal net damage immediately to Equipment Director Ray Faustich at or a Division Co-Director.
  • Field assignment clarification for games – Please see the “D2 Game Schedule” below. As you can see, fields have been clarified for the remainder of the fall season.  This info can be referred to for the remainder of the season to know which field your team should be on for games.  Our goal with these field assignments is to have less confusion for you and families when arriving for games.  We apologize for any inconvenience not having this information may have caused.

 
Finally, as a D2 Assistant Coach I have observed all the players learning the game of soccer and having fun.  As SSA President, I would like to thank all the coaches, assistant coaches, and team managers for all of their hard work.  I know that with job and life responsibilities, it can be difficult to dedicate time to youth soccer.  I know there have been some stumbles this fall season, but SSA will use such “learnings” to make a better spring program with our partners at AFC for you and the kids. 
 
Thank you!  The future of Seymour Soccer is bright thanks to your dedication!  Please do not hesitate to contact Beth or myself with any questions or concerns.
 
Very truly yours,
Al Bruno and Beth Carson

 

Date

2:00 -- Field #1 2:00 -- Field #2  3:30 -- Field #1 3:30 -- Field #2
         
10/3/2010 Tornadoes vs Sockers United Stars vs Blizzard Strikers vs Revolution Meteors vs Earthquakes
         
10/10/2010 Meteors vs Strikers Tornadoes vs United Stars Earthquakes vs Revolution Sockers vs Blizzard
         
10/17/2010 Earhquakes vs Sockers Revolution vs Blizzard Strikers vs United Stars Meteors vs Tornadoes
         
10/24/2010 Strikers vs Tornadoes Meteors vs United Stars Earthquakes vs Blizzard Revolution vs Sockers
         
         
         
10/31/2010 Fall Jamboree at 1:00 p.m Jamboree at 1:00 Jamboree at 1:00 Jamboree at 1:00
         
11/7/2010 Jamboree Rain Date Rain Date Rain Date Rain Date
         
         
  Field #1 -- Closest to parking lot      
  Field #2 -- Closest to playground      





Photo Day Schedule
September 11, 2010
Community Center Basement
 

After a few years absence, we welcome back the leader in youth sports photography…Sportography!

***Be sure to check out their special…spend over $30…Sportography will give you a free upload of your picture and a $20 dollar merchandise credit to Shutterfly***

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled time.  Kids should be in full uniform.  

                                                                                     
TIME NAME OF TEAM  
8:50 a.m. Coyotes - Div. 1  
8:50 a.m. Sockers - Div. 2  
9:05 a.m. U14 Girls  
9:20 a.m. Dingoes - Div. 1  
9:20 a.m. Jackals - Div. 1  
9:35 a.m. U12 Boys  
9:50 a.m. United Stars - Div. 2  
9:50 a.m. Bobcats - Div. 1  
10:05 a.m. U12 Girls  
10:20 a.m. Cougars - Div. 1  
10:20 a.m. Strikers - Div. 2  
10:35 a.m. U10 Boys  
10:50 a.m. Wildcats - Div. 1  
10:50 a.m. Revolution - Div. 2  
11:05 a.m. U14 Boys  
11:20 a.m. Blizzard - Div. 2  
11:20 a.m. Earthquakes - Div. 2  
11:35 a.m. Meteors - Div. 2  
11:50 a.m. Tornadoes - Div. 2  
 
SSA thanks Sportography for donating the photo package raffle on Founder’s Day.