Dates for your Diary

Please note there will be no more practice sessions for the U 12 group or Goalkeepers until we resume the leagues later on in the year.

Under 12 National Development Group. and National Goalkeeping Sessions
There will be no more practice sessions for the U 12 group or Goalkeepers until the leagues resume later on in the year.  
Thanks to the club presidents for their support, all of the parents who did their running around and car pooling, with nary a complaint, the coaches Scott Haywood, Amy Westmarland, Lesly St Fleur Kevin Davies and Dion Godet for their help with this group.   We have had a very good group of excited, young players and we are looking forward to resuming the young National Development Programme later on in the year.


The CONCACAF Under 15 Boys Championships.
August 13-19, at the IMG Academy facility in Bradenton Florida.
Practice at present for this group is on Thursdays at 6 30 pm to 8 pm. These practices will increase in frequency once school exams are over and schools close for the summer.  Players will be informed at practice of any changes.


The FIFA ladies U 17 World Cup Qualifiers.
This is a small group based competition where the winners will go through to the knockout stages to choose the CONCACAF qualifiers for next years World Cup.  The exact dates and venues for this competition have not yet been made public, however, it is likely that games will take place in the middle of August, closely following the boys competition.  You will remain informed.


Commonwealth Youth Games 16th -23rd July. 
These will be held in the Bahamas from the 16th to the 23rd of July and cover a number of sports one of which will be Beach Soccer at the Malcom park complex.  A male and female U 17 team entered and teams are practicing for this event.  We are seeking a similar number of volunteers, to the world cup, to once again make this major event work.
  

CONCACAF "D" licence course.  End of August.
Further details will be forthcoming as soon as the U 17 Girls have been finalized.  Please have your coaches hold space in their diary for this.  It will take place either on the 24th to the 27th or the 31st to 3rd of Sept. Please note that this is not the same course as the Bahamas 'D' Licence.   Any and all Bahamas 'D' license holders are invited to the course.  Moving forward we would like to have in place a level of organization such that, anybody  coaching above the U 11 level will be expected to have achieved a CONCACAF 'D' license or better.


CONCACAF "C" licence course.  End of October.
This will be open to CONCACAF 'D' licence holders who wish to coach at the U 15 level and above and will also include coaches who wish to help with National Development.  Dates are yet to be confirmed.


Grassroots Coaching
Clinics will continue to be held for all coaches who are interested in developing their coaching either for their clubs, sons/daughters teams etc.  The last one went very well and Steve Embleton, who led the course will be back on the Island in September.