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  Welcome To Our Club....
 

The mission of the Stockton Youth Soccer Association (SYSA) is to foster physical, mental, and emotional growth through the sport of soccer for all children in the City of Stockton. In all decisions, the SYSA focuses on putting the children’s interests first. Please check our website frequently for tournament information, game scheduling and other great information.

Stockton Youth Soccer Association (SYSA) is the name that we give to our recreational teams.

Stockton Storm FC Academy is the name that we give our competitive teams.

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To make sure you receive all of the SYSA's latest newsletters and information, join the Email notification system CLICK HERE.

In addition, please put mailing@stocktonyouthsoccer.org in your email address book to prevent SYSA email from being caught by your spam filter. For more specific instructions, CLICK HERE.

8/29/2015 EXTREMELY important County Meeting - Thursday 3 September
 

Some people on arriving at Arch Road today received a card inviting people to attend a meeting with the County Board of Supervisor and the Director of General Services. This has come about due to the actions of those who have contacted the County. Now we need two things from every person concerned about the playing conditions offered by the County:

(1) Attend the announced meeting on Thursday 3 September at the Arch Road Soccer Fields – I am told that there will be no parking fee. The meeting starts at 5:30PM and is planned to end at 6:30.

(2) Continue to call the county letting them know that they have to improve the Arch Road fields and show us a benefit from the parking fee. The Board of Directors contact details can be found at http://www.sjgov.org/board/

We need as many people as possible to attend the Thursday meeting. If we have a bad turn out it will show the County that people are happy with the conditions. You do not need to talk; just your presence would be great. If you could please bring players, dressed in soccer uniform, then this would have a great impact. Coaches who hold practice on a Thursday night please cancel practice and encourage all players and their families to attend the meeting.

Please invite all friends and others interested in getting a decent set of fields at Arch Road.

8/20/2015 New SYSA Website
  We are in the process of updating our web site. As such you may find periods when the site in not available or when the content is not the latest. We apologize for that in advance, and we promise to do our best to minimize the impact. The new site has been tested and looks good. You can test drive it yourself by CLICKING HERE or by going to STOCKTONSTORM.ORG Once we go live then the STOCKTONYOUTHSOCCER.ORG website will also take you to the same location.
8/25/2015 Fall Recreational Picture Schedule for September 12
 

This Fall season our picture day / family fun day is on Saturday 12 September. It will be held at the Arch Road Soccer Complex (where we play our games). We will be offering some fun and games as usual with a free hot dog thrown in. The picture schedule can be viewed by CLICKING HERE.

 

8/24/2105 U9 Boys Regulators Show off their shirts
 

Three of the U9 Boys Regulators team came over to show off their shirts:

8/10/2015 Fall Recreational Game Schedules - Latest Schedules Released 8/12/15
  Our Fall Recreational Schedule is now out. CLICK HERE to be directed to the website. These schedules are not yet linked to the phone app that we introduced last season. Also, to help out CLICK HERE to get a map of the Arch Road fields.
8/16/2015 Competitive Field Bookings at McNair
  The Storm program has booked the fields at the McNair Soccer Park. Competitive teams pay for these fields and they are to be used by that team only unless the coach responsible has granted permission for another team to use their field space. CLICK HERE to see the field map for which teams have what booked.
8/16/2015 Team Report - Stockton Storm 04G - Stormettes
 

Coach Santiago sent in this report.

The Stormettes won 1st place at Soccer by the Bay!! This was the team's first tournament together as a competitive team!! Congratulations to those girls. Looking forward to many more wins.

 

8/16/2015 Team Report - Stockton Storm 05G - Tempest
 

This report was sent in about two weeks ago but I have been distracted by too many things going on. Better late than never, and we are always proud of our teams performances. Coach Chris sent in the following report

I'm pleased to report that the Stockton Storm 05G Tempest won our division in Breakers Cup. A quick writeup for the website is below and a picture attached.

This past weekend in Santa Cruz, CA, Stockton Storm 05G Tempest earned a hard fought first place trophy at the popular Breakers Cup tournament.

Playing in the U11 Bronze division, Storm Tempest outscored their opponents 11 - 2 with three shutouts. The final against Sonoma FC Revolution was even, with both teams creating a couple dangerous chances early. The first half ended 0-0 with neither team able to break down the opposing defense.

Storm Tempest finally broke through several minutes into the second half when right back, Marianna Gallardo, saw the opportunity to press forward. She scored on a looping volley that snuck in just between the cross bar and the goalkeepers outstreched fingertips. The game ended 1-0 with Stockton Storm as the winner!

 

8/10/2015 Support for the We Play Indoor Soccer Complex
 

On Thursday evening We Play was approved by the County Planning Commission. It was really great to see the turn out in support of this venture. The journey is not over yet but a serious milestone was passed. We encourage all of our members to continue to spread the word and support We Play. We need places in Stockton where kids can be safe and have something of which they can be proud.

7/27/2015 Concussion Awareness
 

Concussions are a hot topic right now and deservedly so. A concussion may not only have a short term influence but can also lead to major problems many years later for our kids. Whether you are a coach or a parent it is your responsibility to watch out for the safety of all youth. Thus we recommend that all adults, and older players, take a course on concussions. The course that US YOUTH soccer recommends right now can be found at (http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/index.html - CLICK HERE).

During a game or a practice coaches may miss a head blow, or a severe "body check" - just because the coach  missed it does not mean that you cannot bring the incident to their attention. The winning of a game is not worth a lifetime of headaches for a player.

7/19/2015 Fall Recreational Registration
 
Our online registration is now closed. We do continue to take registrations in the office, however, late registrations will be used to fill
existing teams. Players who register late will be placed according to need and not according to request. Once a team is full (number
of field players plus 4) no more players will be added to a team without the approval of the head coach. The coach does not get to
choose whether to accept a particular player or not but will advise the office that the team can have further players added and then
the office or AGC will determine which player gets added.
Coaches who try to determine (for any reason) who is to be registered on the team is a violation of the recreational policy from CYSA.
7/01/2015 Stockton Storm FC Tempest U10 Girls Take First Place
 

On Sunday, June 21st Stockton Storm FC Tempest won the CUFA (Coming Up for Air) Tournament in South Lake Tahoe.  After placing second in several tournaments

last year, the girls were thrilled to celebrate a first place win in an exciting 2 – 1 game against Pacific FC Crush.

7/01/2015 We Play Indoor Soccer Complex Hassles
 

SYSA / Stockton Storm has been continually hounding both city and county officials trying to get some decent playing facilities. Now Jason and MichelleGonzalez have started up their own facility. After dealing with all sorts of issues with getting county approval they are now stumped by a local business who seems to think that our youth do not need soccer facilities. CLICK HERE to down load a letter of explanation from Jason and Michelle. We ask all of our members to contact the county and even to attend the county hearing (possibly July 16, details will be made available as they become available).

Regardless what your club affiliation may be, some one wanting to improve the local facilities for Stockton Youth has got to be close to your heart.

5/12/2015 Stockton's Own Indoor Soccer Facility
  We are eagerly awaiting the opening of Stockton's own indoor soccer complex. Track this facility as it nears completion by liking them on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/weplay209), while there, like our page too (https://www.facebook.com/pages/SYSA-Stockton-Youth-Soccer-Association/109138675823653)
1/21/2015 History Project
  Our club has been around for over 40 years now. Unfortunately, we have not kept a history of our many achievements. If you have any history that you can contribute, a list of accomplishments, perhaps some pictures, please send them in to us so that we can add them in. You can view what we currently have by CLICKING HERE.
2/20/2015 Coaches Transporting Players
  It has come to our attention that our insurance provider does not cover any incident that involves transport to and from practices, games, or other functions. In the event there is an accident and a coach has a player in the vehicle, the coach's own insurance would be liable for costs. Stockton Storm / SYSA recommends that coaches either do not transport players or ensure that their own insurance is of such a value so as to cover such an eventuality. Coaches may also make use of waivers that they can have their own lawyers develop for them, however, as an organization we recommend either not transporting or increasing one's own insurance.
3/25/2015 New App for Competitive and Recreational Teams
 

EXCITING NEWS! Stockton Youth Soccer Association has its own free Mobile App. s called MY CLUB HUB. It's 100% FREE to use, and will help make the season easier to manage.

It’s an easy-to-use, Mobile information HUB where all our teams schedules, field locations, etc are in one place, along with 1-click connections to the club website, Facebook, and Team management pages.

To get it working:

• Please watch this short video….   http://goo.gl/6z7xIE
• Download the app to your phone  (see below)
• CLICK HERE for an advertising sheet for you to print out and pass out at practices. Our ID CODE is  CNSTYSA
• IT IS IMPORTANT THAT ALL PARENTS DOWNLOAD THE APP SO THAT ALL CAN BE CONNECTED!

TO DOWNLOAD THE APP:

1. Find “MY CLUB HUB” in your App Store and download
2. The app will request an ID CODE…. Yours is CNSTYSA  

This App automatically supports CYSL and CRL Club schedules.   Other league schedules and Rec schedules can be added by asking your club administrator to activate the app

 

1/18/2015 What sort of parent are you?
 

The information below has been copied and modified from another organization across the waters in Ireland. It is very evident that all clubs the world over are battling with the same problem - RESPECT for the game and RESPECT for each other.

Please view an interesting video by CLICK HERE - The link is to a series of short videos. Well worth watching for all adults planning on attending youth soccer games. As it states in the one of the videos - "Take a good look at yourself."

Bottom line is that our players are NOT EPL level players, our coaches are NOT internationally recognized, and our referees are NOT professionals being paid hundreds of thousands a year. Allow your child and other youth to make mistakes, whether they be players or referees.

Please make your goal at your child's next game to be a great role model to all concerned, allow for errors.

1/14/2015 Coaching or Playing Competitive Soccer
 

Are you interested in playing or coaching with the biggest soccer family in Stockton? Then contact us ASAP.

Players

Contact a coach and organize a try out. To get a coaches name. CLICK HERE to download our player / team formation policy for competitive teams.

Coaches

We are always looking for coaches at any level. If you are a coach and would like to coach in a club that has multiple State Cup trophies, the largest number of teams in Stockton, the only club to offer soccer for all levels of players, and the longest serving (since 1971) then you should come in and talk with us - we will do our best to make it work.

Stockton Storm is also the only Stockton Club that offers both CYSA and US Club affiliation to all teams. The team gets to decide which organization to register with, or you can register with both.

1/21/2015 Board Positions Open That Need To Be Filled
 

We are looking for people to fill the presently open position. These are all volunteer positions:

PAD Chairperson - Every once in a while some one does something wrong and we need to hold investigative hearings. This person needs to be organized, able to maintain confidential information, and be able to keep control of a meeting. Time commitment is usually a couple of hearings a season.

BML Coordinator - Each year our recreational players have to opportunity during the winter season to form teams that play through out our area. We need some one who is organized and can devote some time to setting this all up. The person would set up a committee to select coaches (assistance is available here), correspond with District (usually via email but there are usually two meetings to attend in Manteca), and correspond with BML coaches regarding schedules, teams, and other concerns. 

10/06/2014 Have some free time - be a board member or assist in other ways
 
We are always looking for people to help us provide soccer to the youth of Stockton. We need volunteers to do major work and to do small tasks. If you can help in any way, please contact us, on 472-9166 when the office is open.
 
4/8/2014 So you want to know the rules of soccer!
  Have you ever wondered why a certain call was being made, or what it is that the coach was up to? By CLICKING HERE you can read up on some basics regarding the game that you are watching. Even if you have been around soccer for years, remember the rules change.
6/17/2013 First Aid
 

If you have been hurt out at one of our games at Arch Road, then you have probably met with one of our First Aid crew. We would like to share a little more information regarding this. The First Aid crew are not a paid body. Each and every one of them from Peter Sturdevant who head's the team down to the lowest runner, are donating their time, efforts and skills to making our organization a little safer. When you meet up with one of those "yellow shirts" please give them a thank you for their efforts - a lot of people have been helped by this crew.

SYSA is extremely lucky to have such a wonderful bunch of people. As those who travel to other cities for soccer can attest, other leagues do not have a First Aid station as it is not mandated by CYSA.

In addition, there are the back ground support people. The people who have been supplying the needs of the station (Click on the links to gain more information):

Stronger Fitness Group on March Lane - take a look at their Summer Camp

Dr Manshadi - who has a AED waiting for us - which is great for people with a heart problem. Dr Manshadi is able to offer this vital piece of equipment through the sale of his book - "The Wisdom of Heart Health"

Manshadi Medical Supply and Equipment - Located on Pacific Avenue in Stockton

UPCOMING....
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Next Board Meeting: 

Aug 13, 2015
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm 

Our meeting will no longer be at our office. Instead Board meetings will be held at:

Davita
Suite 200
555 W Ben Holt Drv
Between Bank of Stockton
and Bank of America .

   
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Online Registration is closed for the fall season. Registrations are still accepted in the office.


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