Coaches and Team Managers: team jerseys are ready for pickup for all recreational teams U10 and up. Please send a team representative to the Warwick Township Building to pick up the jerseys during the monthly club meeting on September 3 from 7:30-8:30pm. Anyone that cannot send a rep during this time should contact Amy at email@example.com to arrange an alternate pickup time.
SVSports, our uniform provider, is offering a special discount on a selection of in-stock items from Under Armour: 30% off the retail price when purchased through a special LYSC friends and family website. See the online store for details-the sale ends September 6!
Coach John Fellenbaum has selected some interesting articles to share with our coaching and parent community.
Coaches: Are you new to coaching youth soccer? Here’s an article with 11 tips to remember and incorporate for a successful, enjoyable season for players, parents, and coaches alike if you are coaching the youngest sets of players:
Here is a discussion of some changes coming to youth soccer in the US, specifically a change in the birthdate chart for registration (going from an August-July year to a January-December year to align registration with the international standard):
Coaches: forms for picture day are available for pickup at 33 E. Lemon St. Lititz PA 17543, in a box on the front porch. Each packet has the team/coach name on it; please send a representative from your team to get the forms so they can be distributed. If you have any questions, please contact Aaron Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Harrisburg City Islanders are playing FC Montreal on August 29 and playing the Philadelphia Union on August 31, both at Clipper Magazine Stadium. LYSC club members can enjoy $2 the price of tickets by contacting Zach Cunningham to order at 717.509.3002.
Picture day is scheduled for September 19, with time slots available from 8:00am to 2:30pm. The head coach of each team should sign up for a slot for the team, then let the team know once the time is reserved.
Coaches, sign up for your team’s time slot here. There is also a TSS link to coach signup in the sidebar of this website.
Pictures will be taken at the gym at Lititz Area Mennonite School. Players should show up in their team jersey, black shorts, soccer socks and sneakers. Cleats are not permitted in the gym.
Fall 2015 season dates have been posted. Click here to view a pdf version.
Here is the most up-to-date information regarding key dates:
Mandatory Coaches/Managers Meeting August 12
7:30 PM Warwick Township Building
Equipment Pick Up (1st date)– New Equipment / Liners August 15
9:00 – 11:00AM Gerhart Sheds
Practice Begins for travel teams Week of August 17
Lanco Coaches Meeting August 19
Equipment Pick Up (2nd date)– New Equipment / Liners August 20
6:00 – 8:00PM Gerhart Sheds
Field Maintenance Day-all fields August 22
8:00 AM Gerhart Sheds
Practice Begins for recreational or intramural teams Week of August 24
2nd Field Maintenance Day-if needed August 29
8:00 AM Gerhart Sheds
LANCO Season Begins September 12-13
LAGS Season Begins
LBYSA Season Begins
U5/U6/U8 Season Begins
Picture Day September 19
8:00 AM Location LAMS
Silent weekend-all age groups October 24-25
LAGS Festival October 31/November 1
Spring 2016 Registration Opens November 1
U5-6/U8 Festival November 14
Location: Forney Field
LANCO Tournament November 14-15
LBYSA Tournament TBD
SOLANCO is hosting
Field Maintenance Day – Retrieve Goals / Clean Fields November 21-22
8:00 AM Gerhart Sheds
Player Rating Forms Due to Age Group Coordinators November 22
Season Ends – Equipment Return / Liners TBD
John Fellenbaum is hosting two goalkeepers clinics for U10 and U12 boys and girls. Two one-hour sessions are available, both to be held from 6:00-7:00 on Wednesday September 2 or Monday September 21 at Elizabeth Township Park. Players should come prepared for a normal practice (ball, shin guards, cleats, water). If you have a player that is interested in learning goalkeeper’s techniques, please let your head coach know. Coaches, please send your final count of players to email@example.com by August 29 so we may decide on a final schedule.
We’re getting geared up for the start of our fall 2015 season! Our Fall Mandatory Coaches/Managers meeting is set for Wednesday, 8/12 7:30 PM Warwick Township Municipal building (315 Clay Road). All coaches must attend so we can cover important information and changes for the upcoming season.