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Santa Cruz County Stars Program | Referee Training
Volunteer with the Santa Cruz Soccer Stars!
Check out what the Stars are doing! If you are 12 years or older and love to work with a kid with special needs, you can be paired up as a volunteer buddy to help each player reach their potential. It's a lot of fun, and a very rewarding experience. You can also earn community service hours and more. Download the flyer to learn more!
Hope to see you!
Referee classes - 2013 Clinics
Check out the new dates, times and locations.
Any child 13 and above or adult who wants to become a PAID referee, needs to take the Class 8 Referee Class and the following club's are hosting classes on the following dates.
Depending on the age of the game that you are the referee for and whether you are center or assistant, you can make $25 - $35 per game. We offer training and practice to make you a good referee. You can do 1-3 games in a row and make good money. Your referee schedule can work around your own game schedule if you are playing. You will need to buy your referee attire but you will be reimbursed the more games that you do and the more experienced you get.
For more information please contact:
Susie Nowak- email@example.com
Coaching - 2013
Get more information and how to sign up by visiting the SCCYSL Coaches page.
Register by contacting German Plaza: firstname.lastname@example.org
Santa Cruz County Stars Program!
The Santa Cruz County Youth Soccer League has started a new soccer program called Santa Cruz County Stars Program! Santa Cruz County Stars as we call it here in Santa Cruz County is a soccer program for players with special needs.
To learn more: Stars Registration.
Please email us at email@example.com
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Spread the joy of soccer!
Donate your uniforms (shirts, shorts, socks, and/or shoes) to youth in Mexico, Rwanda, Guatemala & other countries, that have none! Excel Soccer Club (Santa Cruz Counties recreational co-ed spring soccer league for kids U6 through U16) will deliver them by post or in person!
Contact Gabriel or Audrey at 429-9511 or drop your uniforms off on their front porch at 310 Morrissey Blvd in Santa Cruz (look for solar panels on roof). Don't let your outgrown or worn uniforms & shoes sit in a drawer unused! One world, one game!
-- In case you are wondering if the clothes ever really get to these kids, check out these photos from a 2007 trip to a Rwandan orphanage!
Aptos Tide 00G go undefeated in Spring 2013 CCSL!
The Tide 00G had to rebuild last year when new Head Coach Jeff Zahraie teamed up with Manager Marguerite Remde to build a team starting with only a few remaining players from the original team. They managed to have a very successful Fall season, and now have completed an undefeated Spring season. Way to go Tide 00G!
- Santa Cruz City YSC - Jaws 99 White finished 1st place,
in fall CCSL Silver Elite division.
Pictured: (top row) Abbey Meck, Grace Schiebel, Georgia Deppmeier, Olivia Ross, Anika Lindley, Eleanor Mitchell, Gina Gwiazda, Maia Maltese, Sophia Magliato, Morgan Eidam.
(bottom row) Haley Jones, Bella Hockett, Eden Edwards, Olivia Rasmussen, Talia Millard.
- Season Highlights -
- 1st place - Gold / Pro-Am Beach soccer
- 1st place - Premiere / Beach Soccer Blast
- 1st place - Silver Elite / CCSL
- 2nd place - Tour of Champions
- 2nd place - Coppa Madera
- 2nd place - DII Cup, Gold
- 2nd place - Soccer Central Indoor league
- 3rd place - Place United Cup (D-1 Only)
Local sports supporter proposes plan for new recreational park
Felton resident John Golder is a lifelong sports enthusiast who says his three sons benefited immensely from participating in sports when they were growing up. Throughout Golder’s own extensive participation in sports and recreation as a coach, player, and club president, he was often frustrated by a lack of playing space available. Because of this, Golder has spent the past 20 years cataloguing and seeking to combat what he calls Santa Cruz's “parks deficit.”
Read the full article in the Good Times
Jaws 99 Blue place 2nd at the District 2 Fall Cup Girls U12 Copper division
- November 2011: Jaws 99 Blue played for the title game, tied in regulation and overtime, but lost in a shootout. This is their first year as a team.
Maria Andrea Azmitia, Zoe Bertschi-Berkowitz, Veryan Brown, Kealoha Fernandez, Natalie Gigarjian, Leah Grotzinger, Rachel Hendsbee, Jade Hickey, Anna Kazimi, Ericela Sahagun, Amelia Salzman, Anna Schroeck, Clare Tershy, Baylie Turner,
Coaches: Michael Vahradian and Jerry Grotzinger.
Santa Cruz Sharks 98 BU13 place 1st at District Cup Nov 19-20, 2011
- Sharks98 won all four games to place 1st at District Cup!
Team: Sharks 98
From front, left to right are: Harrison Hammig-Gerwin, Charley Keys McKay, Adam Freed, Jules Hearn, Xavier Prochaska, Nathan Fish, Matthew Berrios, Nick Lynd, Nathan Friedman, Finn Senkier, Greg McMillan, Kai Haruyama, Connor Rode, Coach Tony, Nic Dillon,
Coaches: Coach Xavier and Coach John.
Not pictured: Julien Hernandez, Jasper Sloss
Jaws 99 White keeps 1st place in SC - 1st place, 2011 Santa Cruz Classic
- U12 Jaws team defeated the Rocklin Hot Tamales, 2-0 in over time, to secure 1st place in this years Santa Cruz Classic. The girls produced a complete team effort, threw out all 4 games, scoring 7 goals, while only allowing 1!
Team: Jaws 99 White
Coaches: Mark Hockett / Poul Schiebel
Top Row: Olivia Rasmussen, Maia Maltese, Gina Gwiazda, Isabella Hockett, Anika Lindley, Sophia Magliato, Maddie Lipscomb.
Middle Row: Abbey Meck, Grace Schiebel.
Bottom Row: Morgan Eidam, Kiana Brewer, Georgia Deppmeier, Eden Edwards, Haley Jones, Olivia Ross.
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