The Peterborough City Soccer Association has provided player development and competitive playing opportunities at the representative level for youth and adult players in the greater Peterborough area since 1980. If you want to catch up on recent events at our club go to the News page.
Santa Claus Parade – December 7
Players and team officials are encouraged to join the PCSA entry in the Peterborough Santa Claus Parade on Saturday December 7. The younger players will sit on the float and sing along to the music while older players will walk, ball-juggle and hand out treats along the parade route. There will be a buddy system pairing younger players with an older buddy during the parade. Players should wear their PCSA jackets/tracksuits/santa hats and teams can carry their banners if they wish. For your child’s safety, please email Ashley White at firstname.lastname@example.org to register and obtain drop off/pick-up information.
Annual General Meeting – December 7
The Annual General Meeting of the Peterborough City Soccer Association will be held at the Marvin Buchan Soccer Centre, Eastgate Park on Saturday, December 7 beginning at 9 a.m. All 2013 and 2014 team officials, parents and players are welcome to attend. There will be reports on club activities during the past year and discussion on where we are heading in 2014. Elections will be held for the following positions on the executive – Vice-President, Secretary, Registrar, Director of Representative Teams, Director of Fundraising/Promotions, Director of Facilities and Director of Equipment.
Coaching Clinics – Register Now
ECOSA has scheduled a series coaching certification clinics in Peterborough for early next year. Coaching certification is mandatory for all team head coaches and assistant coaches. If you are a new coach or moving up a level, this is an opportunity that you will not want to miss. Space is limited, so book early.
For details of the new coaching requirements and the ECOSA clinics go to the Coaching Clinics page.
Fall training schedule for U12 – U18 teams
The club has rented the Spiplex for individual team training on Tuesdays beginning October 22 and on Saturdays beginning November 2. The schedule is posted under Player Development on the Fall Training Schedule page.
Goalkeeper training for PCSA registered players (U11 – U18) will also take place every Tuesday at the Spiplex from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. from October 22 until December 17. All PCSA goalkeepers should attend regularly on a drop-in basis. There is no charge.
PCSA Spiplex Development Program
The PCSA Tuesday night development program for all players (PCSA and non-PCSA) from U6 (2008) to U18 (1996) will continue at the Spiplex every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. until December 17. Please go to the Spiplex Fall Development Sessions page for details.
Looking Ahead to 2014
With tryouts now over, our attention turns to preparations for the 2014 outdoor season. Coaches are in place and most team selections are finalized. Fall training for U12 – U18 teams as well as goalkeeper training are underway at the Spiplex. The schedule is posted on the Fall Training Schedule page.
The PCSA Tuesday night open development program at the Spiplex for U6 to U18 players returns on October 22 and runs for 9 weeks. 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.
Team Coaches for 2014 announced
On the recommendation of the Director of Coaching, the PCSA is pleased to announce the appointment of team head coaches for 2014. You can read all the details on the Coaches page.
Saturday December 7 – Annual General Meeting at Eastgate – 9 a.m.
Saturday December 7 – Peterborough Santa Claus Parade – join the PCSA float, see top of this page for details – 4:45 p.m.
Every Tuesday until December 17 – Fall Development Program at Spiplex – 6:30 p.m.
Every Tuesday and Saturday until December 17/21 – Indoor training at Spiplex (see fall training schedule)