Tag Archives: spring 2016

Crash U12G finish on a high note

The U12G CSC Crash finished out their season winning the 2016 National Bank Summer Kickoff Tournament in Blacksburg VA, May 21 and 22.

They went 2-0-2 with wins over Triangle United Everton and East River Raptors and ties against Salem and Monticello.  The team worked extremely hard this season and left everything on the field this weekend!

The Crash finished in second place last month at the Elite Beat the Heat Tournament in Winston-Salem NC. They are coached by Matt Mullens and play in the Blue Ridge Soccer League.

Congratulations Crash!

U10 Blue Bombers bring home a win

Blacksburg VA

The CSC Blue Bombers won their division in the NRU National Bank Summer Kick-off Tournament played at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg VA, May 21 and 22.
They started off the tournament with a win against the CSC Blue Wave 5-3.  Their next game was against Johnson City Futbol JCFC.  This was a very physical game but the Bombers played tough and came through with another win 2-1.
On the second day of the tournament the Bombers faced NRU for their first game.  This was a tough one as the Bombers came up short with a loss 3-1.  Despite the loss the Bombers made in into the finals based on points and faced NRU one final time for the championship game.  This was arguably one of the CSC Blue Bombers best games of the season.  With a goal scored early by Taylor Allen the Bombers took the lead. Thanks to the strong goalie performance by Hannah Blankenship and strong defensive performance that was the only goal they needed.  However, Taylor Allen had one more in her and they clinched the lead 2-0 winning the final game against NRU and winning first place in the tournament.
Each player played a vital role in this win and it would not have been possible without the contribution of each and every girl on the team.
At this time I would like to recognize and congratulate all of the U10 Girls CSC Blue Bombers for their accomplishment:
Taylor Allen
Hannah Blankenship
Madison Boone
Kailyn Brawley
Kinley Brooks
Autumn English
Tatem Estes
Nesreen Kadiri
Ashton Lafon
Ava Landers
Logan Mundy
Eleanor Scardina

U12G Crash head to the final in Winston-Salem

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

The CSC U12G Crash finished in second place at the Elite Beat the Heat Tournament in Winston-Salem NC this past weekend.

The championship match was full of drama. They were tied 1-1 at the end of regulation time. In the last 30 seconds of the second 10-minute extra period, they scored to even the game to 2-2. Penalty kicks decided the game, leaving our Crash disappointed at the end.

No one likes to win or lose a game by PKs, but our girls had nerves of steel and showed a ton of character. They fell short in the end, but an amazing showing for them on the weekend.

Great work!

Virginia Spring Recreation Challenge

Calling all rec teams. Experience all the fun and competition of a tournament.

The Virginia Soccer 
Training Center
Spring Challenge
June 25 – 26, 2016
Registration is now open for the VSTC Spring Challenge!
Take advantage of our $50 PER TEAM DISCOUNT 
for Clubs with 4 or more teams!!
This tournament is open to all VYSA recreational teams that participated in a recreational program for a club in the Spring 2016 Season.
 No All-Star Teams accepted. 
Girls may play on boys’ teams.

These are called coed teams and will play in the boys’ divisions.

No overnight hotel stay needed! 
Girls play Saturday
Boys play Sunday
All games played on same day!
U8 – U12: 25 minute games
U13 – U16: 40 minute games
Play on the finest fields in Virginia!  Gift for each Head Coach!
Entry Fee
 U8-U9:        (5v5)    $375   Min. 4 Games  No GK   U10-U12:    (8v8)    $450   Min. 4 Games
 U13-U16:    (11v11) $550   Min. 3 Games
Come Play Where Champions Compete!
Registration closes June 1, 2016
For more information, or if you have any questions, emailMelissa@vysa.com
The Virginia Soccer Training Center 
is located at:
1898 Mills Drive
Fredericksburg, VA  22408
Virginia Youth Soccer Association | www.vysa.com

Updated: Game Day: 4/9

Update: 4/9 6:48am – All U10+ rec games have now been canceled. Both home games and away at NRU.


Even though the weather is expected to be cold, all U10+ rec games are to be played as scheduled. Players, coaches, and spectators should plan to dress appropriately for the weather. Players may wear hats, gloves, pants, and long-sleeves/jackets under their team jerseys.

Coaches may confer with the opposing coach and referees to shorten the halves if conditions are poor.

U8 and PreK games have been postponed. U8 games will be made-up May 14th and PreK games will be made-up Monday, 4/11 at 6p.

U8-U13 Coach training

We will be holding brief coaching trainings this Saturday, February 27th at Falling Branch Elementary School.

U8 – 3:00 p.m.

U10/U13 – 3:30 p.m.

Please bring your player and dress warmly – the temps are going to be less than spring-like. *Just your child, not your team.*

You will also be picking up equipment at those times. If you don’t need training, please plan to come and pick-up equipment. Any coach, assistant coach, or team manager can pick-up equipment.

If you have equipment from the fall you do not need to come on Saturday.

Jerseys will not be given out at this time. 

CSC Dick’s Discount Day

CSC Discount Day at Dick’s – Saturday, February 20th – All day

Get everything you need for soccer season at Dick’s Sporting Goods on our CSC Discount Day this coming Saturday, February 20th. The flyer and coupon can be found on our website at http://www.csoccer.org

Equipment needed by all players: shin guards, cleats (or, athletic shoes in PreK), soccer ball, water bottle, and comfortable/weather-appropriate athletic clothes. 

Soccer ball sizes:
PreK-U8 – Size 3 ball,
U10 – Size 4 ball,
U13 and above – Size 5 ball

Download this season’s flyer and coupon here: CSC Discount Day flyer/coupon


Coaches needed


We are in need of more coaching volunteers. Our rec program runs entirely on time donated by volunteer coaches. At this point we do not have enough coaches in any age level to begin forming teams.

Coaching is an awesome way to be involved in all the fun. You do not need to have any coaching or soccer experience at all; Simply a desire to create a fun experience for the players and their families and to be an enthusiastic supporter of the game. We will provide you with coach training, help with putting together a practice, and being on hand for any assistance that you need.

We have heard time and time again from parents how rewarding coaching has been for them and their family. Many of these parents never had any experience with soccer but have grown with the sport along with their players.  Please consider volunteering your time.

If you have any questions on coaching or the time commitment required, please email me. I’ve coached all divisions and have loved every minute of it. It truly is such fun.

*If your player is currently on the wait list but you plan to coach, please email me as soon as possible.