A youth level course is scheduled for April 12 hosted by CBS FC, and an entry level course May 9-11 hosted by Portugal Cove St Phillips; registration is now open- contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Clubs or regions interested in hosting a course are encouraged to contact Dave Liverman or the NLSA office as soon as possible. Because of upcoming courses and limited instructor availability very few dates are available in May or June. Requirements for hosting are outlined on the NLSA referee’s page.
The application deadline to apply to participate in the 2014 Provincial Leagues is March 21, 2014 at the end of the business day. Interested teams must have the 2014-Provincal-League-Application-Form signed by their respective Regional Director and the approriate registration fee recieved by the NLSA at this time. This includes the Subway Provincial Under 14 and Under 16 Leagues, the Molsons Challenge Cup League and the Breen’s Jubilee Trophy League.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association is accepting applications to host the 2014 Youth Provincial Tournaments. The Application form, found here, is due to the NLSA office on March 7, 2014. For a list of tournament divisions and dates, Continue reading Applications to Host 2014 Provincial Tournaments Now Being Accepted
The NLSA 2014 Spring Planning Meeting will take place on April 4 and 5 at the Comfort Inn.
The Spirng Planning Meeting will begin at 6:30pm with the agenda below: Continue reading 2014 Spring Planning Meeting Agenda
Congratulations to Martin Batterson who has been appointed a National level referee assessor by the CSA; and to Dave Pitman, who has been promoted to provincial level referee by the NLSA referee committee.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association would like to congratulate the following members on recent awards received and inductions announced:
2013 Mount Pearl Sport Alliance Female Athlete of the Year – Malorie Harris, (Meghan Earle-Finalist
2013 Mount Pearl Sport Alliance Team of the Year – Mount Pearl Masters
Mount Pearl Sport Alliance Executive of the Year – Ron O’Neill
Mount Pearl Sport Alliance Hall of Fame Inductees – Gerry O’Brien, Mike Mooney, Dan Maher
St. John’s Athlete of the Year – Malorie Harris, (Jane Pope-Finalist)
St. John’s Team of the Year – St. John’s Under 18 A Girls
The NLSA would like to congratulate Sara Wicks on receiving an athletic scholarship to play for the Arkansas State University Red Wolves of the NCAA’s Division 1 Sun Belt Confernence. A 17 year old goalkeeper from St. John’s, Sara will relocate to Jonesboro, Arkansas this summer where she will attend the Red Wolves summer training camp and start her varsity career in September.
Sara is currently in her second year at Shattuck-St. Mary’s School where she is a member of the Soccer Centre of Excellence program in Faribault, Minnesota.
Sara has played with St. John’s Soccer Club since she was 10 years old and has been a part of the NLSA provincial teams program since 2009. Sara was a long time member of the former RTC program (currently High Performance Center), she was an NTC-Atlantic player, was twice selected to Team Atlantic, and was also a member of Toyota Canada Games female soccer team that competed at the August 2013 Games in Sherbrooke, Quebec.
The NLSA would like to wish Sara the best of luck during her time with Arkansas State University Red Wolves and her NCAA soccer career.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarship Program. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2014 Continue reading Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Now Accepting Applications for 2014 Scholarship/Bursary Program
The Provincial Government, in partnership with Sport Newfoundland and Labrador, has developed the Athletic Excellence Fund – a streamlined program that combines all current provincial sport funding opportunities available to athletes, coaches and officials Continue reading Minister Announces Athletic Excellence Fund
Two exceptional soccer players are being honored by the Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association for the wonderful careers that they enjoyed in provincial Challenge Cup soccer. Midfielder John Breen of Holy Cross and goalkeeper Al Slaney of St. Lawrence will have individual Challenge Cup Awards named after them .
“Breen and Slaney have been among the very best performers in Challenge Cup competition for many seasons,” Challenge Cup commissioner Gord Dunphy stated in announcing the awards. “Both were excellent role models for players of all ages and they both put together soccer careers that ranked among the very best in the history of the sport within the province.” Continue reading NLSA names Challenge Cup Awards