The Peterborough City Soccer Association provides player development and competitive playing opportunities at the representative level for youth and adult players in the greater Peterborough area. If you want to find out what’s happening at our club, then keep reading or click on one of the links on the left. You can find more stories on the News page.
Our booth at Peterborough Sports Expo (Oct 3, 2015)
Fall Indoor Development Program – Register Now
The popular Tuesday evening fall development program at the Spiplex is back for another year. Presented by our Technical Coaching Team, the program is available to all players (PCSA and non-PCSA) from U6 (2010) to U14 (2002). Sessions run every Tuesday from October 20 until December 15, that’s 9 weeks in total. This program provides a great opportunity to develop your fundamental skills and confidence on the ball that go to the root of becoming a great player. Please go to the PCSA Fall Development page to find out how to register.
Hogan Award Presentations
Congratulations to 2015 Hogan Award winners Lucy Driscoll (U16 Girls) and Jairam Patel (U16 Boys). This award is made annually to one female and one male Peterborough City youth player best representing skill in soccer, commitment to the game, team and club and team leadership. The award honours the memory of PCSA U12 player Mark Hogan and his mother Joanne who were killed in an automobile accident in 1999. In addition to personalized plaques, each winner received a pair of tickets to a Toronto FC home game during the presentation at Eastgate Park on Sunday (September 27).
Hogan Award winners Lucy Driscoll and Jairam Patel with PCSA administrator Bruce Rowe and president Barry Graham
After Tryouts/Orientation – the next step
The scheduled tryouts/orientation days for selection of Peterborough City Development (U6-U12) and Competitive (U13 – U18) teams for 2016 are now over (September 19/20 & 26/27). Coaches are busy finalizing their team selections. If you attended tryouts/orientation you will be contacted by the team coach during the next two weeks.
U7 – U8 orientation session at Eastgate
Senior Men Save the Best for Last
Peterborough City Men waited until the last game of the season to notch their first win on the field. They blanked Scarborough Azzurri by a score of 3 – 0 on Friday night (September 25) at Eastgate Park in a game they controlled for long periods. Prior to the game, veteran player Franco Turnone was honoured by the club, his teammates and the fans in recognition of his 21 years of playing on the senior squad.
Peterborough City Senior Men’s Team
On the recommendation of the Director of Coaching, the PCSA is pleased to announce the appointment of team head coaches for 2016. These appointments take effect on 19 September 2015, the first day of tryouts.
For age groups U6 to U12 playing under LTPD guidelines, the head coach will oversee the full squad of players with the help of one or more assistant coaches whom they will select as needed in consultation with the Director of Coaching.
For age groups U13 to U18, a reserve team will be formed if a sufficient number of qualified players are identified at tryouts and a qualified reserve team head coach and manager commit to the team.