The Peterborough City Soccer Association provides player development and playing opportunities at the representative level for youth and adult soccer 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.
Winter training for all U9 to U18 teams got underway on the weekend of January 4/5 at the Spiplex. See – winter training schedule.
PCSA Academy players kicked off the winter semester on January 6 – see Academy schedule
The U8 Development Program starts up in April while the U6/U7 Program starts in May.
Men’s Teams (U21 Men and Senior Men)
The PCSA Men’s program is continuing to recruit players for two senior teams for the 2020 outdoor season. The teams will play in two different divisions of the Ontario Soccer League starting in May. Interested players should contact head coach Biren by email for tryout information.
Women’s Teams (U21 Women and Senior Women)
The Senior Women’s team is also seeking players who are interested in playing this summer in the Ontario Women’s Soccer League. The season runs from the middle of May until the end of August. If you would like to take your game to the next level and make some new friends who share your passion for sport please contact Coach John.
Younger women (born in 1999, 2000 and 2001) are eligible to play on the Peterborough City U21 Women’s team. Interested players should contact Coach Mike.
U14 – U15 Girls
PCSA is seeking to create some additional teams in age divisions that have sufficient players to warrant a second team or a team that combines players from two age divisions. All players who have not yet been assigned to a PCSA team are invited to contact the team head coach or the Director of Coaching, Scott Cockburn.
- U14/U15 Girls – contact Coach Jason Showers
PCSA has space for a few additional players on its U11 Boys squad. If you were born in 2009 and are athletically inclined please contact the U11 Boys head coach Vic Waselenko.
Coaching Certification – Soccer For Life
PCSA is hosting a 2-day Soccer For Life course (for U13+ team coaches) on the weekend of February 29/March 1.
All coaches and assistant coaches must have the certification appropriate for the age of the team they are coaching. This course will fill up quickly. If you don’t register soon you may have to go out of town to get certified. Go to the Coaching Certification page for more information.
Open Registration for U6/7 & U8 Programs
The PCSA U6/7 and U8 Development Programs are designed to teach a broad range of basic soccer skills to players at the FUNdamental stage of Long Term Player Development.
The U8 Development Program, which is open to girls and boys who were born in 2012, begins with indoor training at the Spiplex Sports Dome in April (after Easter). The program moves outdoors from May to July with twice weekly development sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays comprising fun activities and small-sided games. Players will also participate in six district festivals in Peterborough and nearby soccer communities.
The U6/7 Development Program for girls and boys who were born in 2013-2014 starts in May.
Becoming a Referee
If you are 12 years of age or older on 31 March 2020, you might want to consider becoming a referee. It could be the right call and get you involved in a pastime that you can enjoy for a lifetime. The Peterborough Youth Soccer Club hosts several certification courses for new referees before the start of the outdoor season. You can find out how to get involved by visiting our Referees page.
Canada Women’s national team qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics taking place in Japan later this year. They defeated Costa Rica by a score of 1 – 0 in the semifinal of the Concacaf Olympic Qualifying Championship in California on Feb 7 to book their place at the Olympics. They will be joined by Team USA who defeated Mexico in the other semifinal. The USA defeated Canada by a score of 3 – 0 in the Concacaf final.
Canada currently sits 8th in FIFA world ranking, their lowest position since winning the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
Next up for the Canadian Women –
- 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, 22 July to 7 August 2020
October 17 – April 6, PCSA Soccer Academy
January 4 – April 26, Winter Training for U9 – U18 divisions
January 4 – April 25, Goalkeeper Training (U11 – U18)
February 29/March 1, Soccer For Life course (for U13+ team coaches)