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BU13 Challenge Win The 2016 Baltimore Mania Tournament
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Announcements

SAC Juniors Cancelled Tonight (Tue 5/3)
All SAC Juniors classes scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, May 3 have been cancelled due to weather conditions.

Fall Travel Teams for 2002 Birth Year Players
SAC will be forming teams in the Fall for 8th graders with 2002 birth years who make a Travel team. Players will tryout as normal in the Spring. If you make a team, this will be your primary team for the Winter/Spring season. Teams will then be formed for the Fall Season (only) for the 2002 8th graders until the high school players return.

U8 Rec Plus Tournament Postponed
All U8 Rec Plus Tournament games scheduled for this Sunday, May 1, have been postponed to Sunday, May 15. All game times and fields will remain the same.

College Scholarship Essay Contest
SAC is currently accepting applicants for the 2016 College Scholarship Essay Contest. Every year SAC awards two $500 scholarships to graduating high school students who will be attending an institute of higher education in the upcoming academic year. All submissions must be made by midnight on May 25. Click here for full contest details.

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

Uniform Donations
Adventure Soccer will be collecting old uniforms to donate to needy children this weekend. If you would like to donate, please drop your uniforms off in the donation bin on the front porch of the SAC office. Thank you for your support!

U8 Rec Plus Tournament
Schedule (.pdf) [updated]
Rules/Bracket Structures/Tie Breakers (.pdf)

2016 Boys High School Summer League
Information/Registration

World Futbol Tour – 3v3 Summer Shootout
WFT will be hosting a 3v3/6v6 summer shootout on June 18 at the Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park for players ages U6-U14.
Flyer (.pdf)
Website/Registration

Lightning Detector Temporarily Out Of Service
The Lightning Detection System located at the Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park is currently nonoperational. We do not expect it to be fixed until mid to late May. Until that time, we will be adopting the Howard County policy “When thunder roars, go indoors!” at our complex.

Glory Days “Dining for Dollars” Fundraiser
April 1 – April 30. Glory Days Grill in Ellicott City.
Bring a copy of your guest check to Gina at the SAC office.
Click here for full details.

Summer Camp Raffle Fundraiser
$10 raffle tickets are being sold at the SAC Office.
Deal: Buy 5, get 1 free!

17 winners will receive a full week of summer camp with one of these top organizations: Dutch Soccer School, First Touch Soccer Academy (FTSA), International Soccer Academy (ISA), Pipeline Soccer Club, SAC Training Academy.

Proceeds will benefit the Baltimore Armour Academy Scholarship Fund.

Please see Gina for purchase (gina@sachc.org).
4560 Centennial Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21042

First Annual Golf Invitational
Monday, May 16, 2016 @ 1:00pm
Hobbit’s Glen Golf Club – Columbia, MD

$175.00 per golfer (entry fee)
Event registration is available for groups of four or single golfers

18 holes of golf, prizes, giveaways, and dinner.
Proceeds benefit the Baltimore Armour Scholarship Fund.

Register for this event using your existing SAC Blue Sombrero registration account or by sending in this form.

 

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Travel Coaches
The Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Travel Coaches have been posted to the SAC website. http://www.sackick.com/home/travel/fall-2016-spring-2017-travel-coaches/

SAC College ID Camp (Travel Players)
The Summer 2016 SAC College ID Camp dates:
Boys: June 27 & 28 | 6:00-8:00pm | Covenant Park
Girls: June 29 & 30 | 6:00-8:00pm | Covenant Park
This camp is open to all rising U14 through rising U19 SAC Travel players. Current high school seniors are not eligible. There is no cost to attend the camp, but registration is required using your existing Blue Sombrero account.

Boys Coaches
Pete Caringi III – UMBC
Matt Dwyer – Loyola
Matt Ellinger – Utah Valley
Alex Hargrave – Salisbury
Bryan Harkin – Tutfts
Brian Rowland – MD

Girls Coaches
Todd Bramble – George Mason
Kevin Dempsey – Loyola
Peter Krech – St. Mary’s
Greg Paynter – Towson
Kate Seagroves – HCC
Kerry Smith – Washington College

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.

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

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

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

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

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

“Great Soccer Minds: Q & A With John Ellinger”
Interview conducted by Kyle Bennett, presented by SoccerYanks.com. Click Here

 

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Field Status


as of  5/3/16 at 3:30pm

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: Open
Field 2: Open
Field 3a: Open
Field 3b: Open
Field 4a: Open
Field 4b: Open
Field 5: Open

BOE – Grass Fields: OPEN 4/29/16
(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


2016 Primary Tryouts/Team Selection:

Primary Tryouts for the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 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:

 

Looking for Players:

BU12 Travel (Premier White)
Looking to add a player
Contact coach Martins at pm2110@yahoo.com if interested.

GU16 Travel (Premier White)
Looking for players.
Contact coach Mark Hopwood at 410-900-4702 if interested.

BU15 Travel (Premier White)
Looking for a Goalie. Team completes regionally and in EDP
Contact coach Jack at jbfyock@msn.com  if interested.

BU12 Travel (United Blue)
Looking for two players to join for the Spring 2016 season.
Interested players should contact coach Gerrity at sgerrity@yahoo.com or 410-971-9964 to schedule a tryout.

GU12 Travel (United Gold)
Looking for field players and a goal keeper for the Spring 2016 Season.
Contact coach Machuga at dmachuga@verizon.net for more information.

GU10 Travel (United Gold)
Looking for players.
Contact Coach Joe at coach.joe.prince@gmail.com or 410-971-0011

BU13 Travel (Premier White)
Looking to add 1 player.
Contact coach Flores at sergio.flores11@yahoo.com if interested

GU14 Travel (Premier White)
Looking for players.
Contact coach Narron at pandsnarron@comcast.net or 301-741-0187

GU13 Travel (Premier Blue)
Looking to add 1 player.
Contact coach Flores at sergio.flores11@yahoo.com if interested

BU17 Travel (United Gold)
Looking for players.
Contact coach Ibrahim at Isumed@Hotmail.com or 410-707-2133 if interested

BU12 Travel (Showcase White)
Looking for players now for spring season.
For more information contact Coach Lee at mmclee3@gmail.com or Maceo at maceo62@gmail.com

BU18 Travel (United Blue)
Looking for players to play in NCSL
Contact coach Green at bgreen1412@msn.com or 240-273-8312 if interested.

BU13 Travel
Age group is looking for experienced players.
Contact Nick Zaron at nzaron@gmail.com for supplemental information.

BU14 Travel (United Blue)
Team competes in NCSL and multiple tournaments. Looking for additional committed experienced players.
Contact coach Kish at nkish1984@gmail.com or 614.394.2867 for more information.

BU14 Travel (United White)
Looking for 1-2 players.Contact coach Gerrity at sgerrity@yahoo.com or 410-971-9964 if interested.

BU14 Travel (United Gold)
Looking for 2-3 talented players. Team will participate in NCSL for the 2015/2016 year.
Contact coach Romero at 240-475-0254 if interested.

GU10 Travel (Premier Teams)
Looking for a couple goalkeepers for the 2015/16 season.
Contact coach Larsson at maglars@yahoo.com if interested.

GU13 Travel
Looking to add field players and goalkeepers. Opportunities exist within all levels of play within the age group. Please contact Coach Lewis at billsoccermd@gmail.com if you are interested in trying out.

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