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Introducing The "Lights Out" Fanwear Collection
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Ground Broken On Field 1 For Artificial Turf Transition
(Update 1, 7/18/17)
Girls 2003 Premier Blue
Girls 2003 Premier Blue Win The 2017 Mid Atlantic Cup
Girls 2001 Premier Blue
Girls 2001 Premier Blue Compete In The Region 1 Championships
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Club Success At The 2017 Columbia Invitational Memorial Day Tournament
Girls 2002 United Blue
Girls 2002 United Blue Win The 2017 Gettysburg Blue Gray Cup
Girls 2002 United Blue
Girls 2002 United Blue - 2017 President's Cup Finalists
Rec Plus Soto
Congratulations To All Of The 2017 Rec Plus Tournament Participants
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Club Success At The 2017 Presidents Cup. Four Teams Advance to Regionals!
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Announcements

2017 Amanda Post “AmandaWins” Student-Athlete Scholarship Award Recipient
The 2017 “AmandaWins” SAC/HC Student-Athlete Scholarhip has been awarded to Lauren Murphy. Lauren is a 13-year SAC player and graduate of Mt. Hebron HS, who will pursue a degree in civil engineering and a minor in Spanish language & culture focused on environmental sustainability at the University of Maryland, College Park.

2016-2017 Development Academy End-of-Year Awards
Congratulations go out to Jake Dengler and Linda Carmody for their recognized contributions to the Baltimore Armour program. Jake was selected in the East Conference Best XI. Linda was selected as the Administrator of the Year. Source article

Boys High School Summer League
Schedules

Rec Summer League
Rec Summer League schedules have been posted by age group here:
http://www.sackick.com/home/rec-summer-league/

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Registration
Registration is currently open for Clinic and Rec for the 2017/2018 season. Select registration will open on 6/1. Travel registration will open on 5/15. Please note that Select and Travel registration is by coach invite only as they are both tryout based programs. Register using your SAC Blue Sombrero account.

Summer Is Approaching. Register Now For Camp!
SAC will be hosting its annual SAC Training Academy Summer Camps during the following weeks:
July 31 – August 4
August 14 – August 18
August 21 – August 25
August 28 – September 1
Follow the link below for more details:
http://www.sackick.com/home/sac-training-academy/
-or-
Register using your existing Blue Sombrero account:
http://clubs.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=253315

Fair Play Awards
Congratulations to all of the 2017 Fair Play Award recipients! Click here to view the recipient list.

Glory Days Gift Certificate Promo
SAC is selling $25 gift certificates to Glory Days (Ellicott City Location) for $15. Certificates will expire August 31, 2017. Limited number of certificates available. Cash or Check only. Not redeemable for cash, alcohol or gratuity. Contact Gina at the SAC office if you are interested: gina@sachc.org.

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Age Chart
The Fall 2016/Spring 2017 age chart has been posted. Click here to view.

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Travel Coaches
The 17/18 Travel Coaches list has been posted to the website. Click here to view.

Club Fundraiser – Stage Front Tickets
Stage Front Tickets, a leader in the secondary ticket market, in conjunction with SAC and Baltimore Armour has agreed to donate up to 10% of all ticket sales to the designated ’17/18 scholarship fund. Click here to view fundraiser flier for full details and instructions (pdf)

The Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park
An aerial tour of our complex.
https://vimeo.com/138686409

SAC Magnets
SAC car magnets and stickers can be obtained free of charge at the SAC Office.

 

IMPORTANT READS:

BA Coach, Mike Lookingland, interviewed regarding US Soccer’s coaching education program
https://app.frame.io/v/iKPKoT38

John Ellinger’s Favorite Practices With Three Teams
PDF

SAC Day at the Fairgrounds – 1997
Jim Carlan, former COO, recalls one of his fondest memories with SAC in Biz Monthly’s recent “Columbia at 50.” Article

American Safety & Health Institute
Basic first aid for the community and  workplace
http://co.grand.co.us/DocumentCenter/View/555

US Soccer Implements Mandates On Heading
US Soccer has implemented mandates, effective January 1, 2016, which restrict the heading of a soccer ball for players aged 12 and under. Click here for more complete information on the mandates.

US Soccer Mandates/Birth-year Registration
Starting Fall 2016, SAC will be adopting the US Soccer mandates for player registrations based on birth-year. Please review the following FAQ for more information. Click Here

Concussions in Soccer
What players, parents, coaches, & referees need to know. Provided by U.S. Soccer:
Powerpoint: https://ussoccer.box.com/s/ik3j2mh4xrs82zfsn4wgy9x00pgmi3cm
Video: https://ussoccer.box.com/s/c44by584fg167wejxk2lw1k66bntu0s5

Concussion Facts. Provided by CDC:
http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/coach.html

Howard County to Introduce Life-Saving App
Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services is introducing a smartphone app called PulsePoint. When someone calls 911 about a person in sudden cardiac arrest, PulsePoint will notify citizens in the area trained in CPR that someone needs assistance. It also provides maps and directions to the nearest Automated External Defibrillator, or AED. Source Article from Columbia Patch

 

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Field Status


as of 7/18/17 at 4:00pm

Lucido Fields at Covenant Park
(410) 992-1111
Field 1: Open
Field 3: Open
Field 4: Open
Field 5: Open
Field 6: Open
Field 7: Open
Field 8: Open
Field 9: Open

Howard Community College
Field 1: Closed
Field 2: Closed
Field 3a: Closed
Field 3b: Closed
Field 4a: Closed
Field 4b: Closed
Field 5: Closed

BOE – Grass Fields:
(410) 313-6827

Long Reach HS/Howard HS/Mt.Hebron/Troy Park
(410) 313-4455

Wilde Lake HS/Atholton HS/Hammond HS
(410) 313-4453

Centennial HS
(410) 313-4454

Oakland Mills HS/Blandair Park
(410) 313-3673

Reservoir HS
(410) 313-4458

Tryout Dates


2017 Primary Tryouts/Team Selection:

Primary Tryouts for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 season have been posted to our dedicated tryout pages (below). All callback numbers and/or final selections will be posted to the same pages within the corresponding age group:
-Tryout Overview
-Select Tryouts
-Travel Tryouts
-DA/PA Tryouts

 

Supplemental Tryouts:

Boys 2009 Select
7/27 | 6:00pm | Worthington Elementary School
Contact: Coach Brown kevinb@brownandassociates.biz

Boys 2007 Select
8/1 | 7:00pm | Hammond High School
(either the turf field or grass field to left of the track)
Contact: Coach Ryan Hevner hevner.ryan@gmail.com

Boys 2009 Select
8/5 | 6:00-7:15pm | Pointers Run Elementary School
Contact: Coach Cui bio_cuidp@hotmail.com or 404-606-0587

Boys 2007 Select
8/10 | 6:00-7:00pm | Glenwood Middle School
This location is where the team will be practicing during the season (Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm)
Contact: Coach Kvech Brent.Kvech@lfg.com

Girls 2004/2003 Select
8/11 | 6:00-7:30pm | Hammond High School
Contact: Coach Martin chrismartin444@gmail.com

Boys 2009 Select
8/15 | 6:00pm | Northfield Elementary School
Contact: Coach Rigney mdrigney@mac.com

Looking for Players:

Girls 2003/2004 Select (Simister/Boodin)
Looking for players.
Please contact coach Boodin for supplemental info lboodin@gmail.com or 410-599-6335

Girls 2007/2008 Select (Dalal)
Looking for players
Contact coach Dalal for supplemental info at andy@dalalhome.com

Girls 2003/2004 Select (Klein)
Looking for players.
Please contact coach Klein for supplemental info 443-623-8875.

Boys 1999 Travel (Premier Blue)
Looking for players.
Contact coach Garcia coachbryantgarcia@gmail.com

Boys 1999 Travel (Premier White)
Searching for experienced and committed players.
Contact coach Green at 240-273-8312 or bgreen1412@msn.com

Boys 2007 Travel
Searching for a few more experienced soccer players.
Contact coach Martins for information on supplemental Tryouts at 240-938-0722 or pm2110@yahoo.com.

Boys 2005 Travel (Premier Blue)
Searching for a few more good players. Contact coach Ibarra for information on supplemental Tryouts, 301-675-9575 or SACunitedHC@aol.com.

Girls 2005 Travel (United Blue)
Looking for committed players for the upcoming year. Please contact Coach Van Order (norm.vanorder@mt.com) to schedule a supplemental tryout.

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