Wakefield Soccer Association News

Jun 21

Congratulations to 12 Teams Going to Commissioner’s Cup !

Posted In: General WSA News

Wakefield Soccer Association is pleased to announce that twelve Wakefield teams will be competing at this weekend’s Middlesex Youth Soccer League Commissioner’s Cup tournament. The tourney will be held at the Massachusetts State Soccer Fields at Progin Park in Lancaster on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23.

Five teams will be competing for the right to go on to the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions on June 28 – 30. The MTOC brings together the best town-based travel teams from throughout the state.

The teams that will be competing this weekend for the chance to advance to the MTOC include:

  • Girls Grade 5-6 division 1 team
  • Girls Grade 7-8 division 2 team

They each will play a semi-final game on Saturday, and if successful will play in the Middlesex League finals on Sunday.

The teams playing for the chance to go to MTOC will be:

  • Boys Grade 9-10
  • Girls Grade 9-10
  • Girls Grade 11+

They will be playing in the finals on Sunday, having already won their semifinal games this past weekend.

The following teams have advanced to the Commissioner’s Cup and will play a three-game round robin on Saturday and Sunday against other teams from the Middlesex League:

  • Girls Grade 3-4 division 3
  • Girls Grade 3-4 division 4
  • Girls Grade 3-4 division 5
  • Girls Grade 7-8 division 3
  • Boys Grade 3-4 division 1
  • Boys Grade 3-4 division 4
  • Boys Grade 7-8 division 5

Good luck to all the teams!  Go Wakefield !!!

May 6

Fall 2019 Registration is Open

Posted In: General WSA News

Registration is now open for all Fall 2019 soccer programs for kids in grades pre-K to grade 8.

Registration fees for Fall 2019 remain unchanged from this past soccer season!

For an overview of all the programs, go to:  https://www.wakefieldsoccer.org/programs/programs-overview/
or to register now, go to:  https://www.wakefieldsoccer.org/registration/register-now/ 

*** 2019/2020 Travel Program for Grades 3 – 8 ***

  • Players must attend tryouts to be eligible for placement on a travel team.
  • The travel program is a 2-season commitment. Players not interested in playing two seasons or cannot commit to a travel schedule can register for the intramural leagues.
  • Travel tryouts take place between May 20 and May 30.  Tryouts are earlier than usual so don’t delay in registering.
  • Players must be registered in order to try out.
  • Late fees for travel (only) take effect on May 18 so register soon to avoid increased fees.

For complete details on the Fall Travel Program, go to:  https://www.wakefieldsoccer.org/programs/travel/fall-2019/

Questions for the Travel program?  Contact Charlie Festel, Director of Travel Program at [email protected]wakefieldsoccer.org
Questions for the Intramural programs?  Contact Mackenzie Arment, Director of Coaching at [email protected]

Mar 29

WSA to join ECYSA beginning Fall 2019

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WSA made the announcement at its 2019 Annual General Meeting that it will be joining Essex County Youth Soccer Association beginning in the Fall of 2019.  WSA is committed to delivering the best possible soccer experience for its members, and believes that ECYSA will be an excellent partner in that mission moving forward!

Much more information will be provided as the Fall Season approaches, but please feel free to contact the WSA Board of Directors with any questions.

In the meantime, enjoy the Spring, and good luck to all this season!

 

Mar 10

WSA to Award Scholarships to Two Graduating Seniors

Posted In: General WSA News

Wakefield Soccer Association is proud to announce that it will be awarding two scholarships to graduating seniors. Two recipients will be chosen and will receive $500 each towards their continued education. WSA will seek to award the scholarships to students who have demonstrated a commitment to volunteerism. 

Graduating seniors can apply for the scholarship by visiting: bit.ly/WakefieldSoccer

Applications must be submitted by April 30, 2019.

Mar 5

Join us for the 2019 Annual General Meeting, March 12

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The 2019 Wakefield Soccer Association (WSA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Tuesday, March 12, at 7:00 pm in the Heritage Room at the Americal Civic Center. Please join us as we announce some very exciting changes for the organization.

Please join us as we announce some very exciting changes for the organization!  Then, enjoy some refreshments before participating in the Coach Education session on Game Day Coaching, immediately following the AGM. All coaches are highly encouraged to attend both sessions.

WSA is a volunteer-run organization and we need more help.  Please consider getting involved to help shape the future of Wakefield Soccer by joining our Board of Directors.

All Board positions (listed further below) are open to interested candidates from the overall WSA membership, except for the President role.   In particular, the following three positions currently have no candidates:

Treasurer  – Responsible for the oversight of the financial affairs of the WSA.  Note: Does NOT require performing day-to-day bookkeeping tasks. Quickbooks experience is helpful.

Registrar –  Responsible for the WSA player registration process and related league affiliation requirements.  Ability to operate within a variety of data and content management systems is helpful.

Website –  Maintain our WordPress website.  Google apps experience is helpful.

All WSA Board positions

  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Directors of:   
    • Equipment
    • Fields & Facilities
    • Intramural Program
    • League Relations
    • Referees
    • Registration
    • Risk Management
    • Travel Program
    • Website
  • At Large Seats (3)

If you are interested in ANY positions, please submit an email with your interests to David Dube, [email protected] by March 10.

Wakefield prides itself on being a well run volunteer organization, but that can only continue to happen when we have great new people like you to help us – please consider volunteering!   

Thank you,

WSA Board of Directors

Nov 7

Upcoming U16 and U18 Spring Travel Tryouts

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Boys U16 and U18
Tuesday November 13
4:30-6:30PM
Walton Field
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Girls U16 and U18
Wednesday November 14
4:30-6:30PM
Walton Field
Sep 20

Say Cheese!

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Team Photos are scheduled to occur this weekend at the Americal Civic Center.  Click here to see when your team is scheduled. 

May 29

Registration is Open for WSA Summer Clinics

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Wakefield Summer Soccer Clinics will be here before you know it!  The first clinic is June 25-29 and the second is August 13-17.  These are great opportunities for players to continue to work on their skills over the Summer. For more information and to register, visit: https://www.wakefieldsoccer.org/programs/seasonal-programs/summer-clinics/

This is going to be an awesome camp with great coaches and lots of fun!

Contact Director of Coaching, Mackenzie Arment, at [email protected], with any questions.

May 9

Register NOW for Fall Travel Tryouts

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Fall travel soccer registration is now open. Click here to register. (late fees will start on May 25)

Tryouts will be held the first two Mondays and Tuesdays in June – 6/4, 6/5, 6/11, and 6/12.  See this page for the full schedule.

Interested in coaching Fall travel? Apply here!

Apr 9

Tots Program starts Sunday, April 22

Posted In: General WSA News

WSA is offering a new Sunday morning Tots program for 3 and 4 year olds starting April 22 at 9:30AM!  This is a great oportunity for your son or daughter to be introduced to the basic fundamentals of soccer and coordination with an emphasis on FUN!
Mackenzie Arment, WSA Director of Coaching, will be running the sessions for approximately 45 minutes on Sunday mornings at Beasley Field located behind Wakefield High School.  This is a 6 week clinic that will not meet on Mother’s Day or Memorial Day Weekend and ends on the same date as our IM and Academy groups on June 10.
 
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