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.
Annual General Meeting 2019
The Peterborough City Soccer Association will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday December 7, 2019 in the Marv Buchan Soccer Centre at Eastgate Memorial Park. All 2019 and 2020 team officials, players and parents are welcome to attend. All 2019 teams must be represented for purposes of voting at the meeting. Registration is from 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Proceedings get underway at 10 a.m. sharp. Please go to the Annual General Meeting page for more information.
Players Wanted – U14 to U16 Boys and 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
- U14/U15 Boys – contact Coach Patric Marren
- U16 Girls – contact DOC Scott
U21/Senior Team Coaches for 2020 – Apply Now
Peterborough City Soccer Association is accepting applications for Head Coaches for U21 and Senior Men’s and Women’s teams for the 2020 season. The application deadline is Sunday November 10, 2019. Please go to the Position Opportunities page for details.
Fall Training underway as of October 26
Fall training for next year’s U13 to U18 teams runs on Saturdays and Sundays from October 26 to December 15 (8 weeks) at the Spiplex indoor soccer facility. Go to the Fall Training page to see the schedule.
U12 and younger teams do not train in the fall, although many players will be training with the Academy or participating in some other soccer activity. U9 – U12 teams will begin training in January. Details for the U6/U7 and U8 development programs will be announced later.
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 2020 are now over (September 21 – 29). 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. If you need additional information about the selection process you should contact the Director of Coaching, Scott Cockburn.
PCSA Soccer Academy in Full Flight
A fresh new year for the Peterborough City Soccer Academy got underway on 17 October. This is a 6-month program for players who are passionate about soccer and want to reach their full potential. The Academy runs from October until the first week of April. Eligible players for the 2019-2020 Academy year are the 2020 U11 to U18 age groups, that is players born between 2002 and 2009.
Gergin Naoumov is returning as Academy Head Coach as the program enters its seventh year. Coach Gergin has extensive high level playing and coaching experience and holds an Ontario Soccer Provincial C coaching licence as well as a U.S. Soccer Federation C licence.
The deadline to register with the Academy was October 5. All programs are now full. Thank you to everyone who registered and have a great season.
Canada crashed out of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in the round of 16 following a 1 – 0 loss to Sweden on June 24 in Paris. Canada had several scoring opportunities, including a penalty kick late in the game, but failed to convert. Sweden went on to finish the tournament in third place.
Canada slipped two places to 7th in world ranking, their lowest position since winning the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
October 17 – April 6, PCSA Soccer Academy
October 26 – December 15, Fall Training for U13 – U18 divisions
Saturday, December 7 at 10 a.m. – PCSA Annual General Meeting at Eastgate