Author: John Shiells

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For women in sports, you need to see yourself to believe in yourself

source:   ‘The Wolves’ show how vital sport can be for the empowerment of young women   Recently, I had to honour to sit on a panel following Sarah DeLappe’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play, The Wolves. Making its Toronto debut with The Howland Company and Crow’s Theatre and directed by Courtney Ch’Ng Lancaster, it stars…
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source:   In celebration of National Coaches Week, CAAWS is proud to partner with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and the Coaching Association of Canada in the launch of Keeping Girls in Sport. CAAWS Celebrates the Launch of Keeping Girls in Sport: A New Module for Coaches and Physical Activity Leaders September 24, 2018 –…
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DUFC Snipers dedicate first game of 2018/19 season to Project Pink

How Do I Balance My WHY with the Demands of the Youth Sports Culture?

source:   “This season was a disaster.” A former colleague of mine said to me recently. “We had a ton of fun, the kids learned a lot of new skills and gelled as a team, but we didn’t win as many games as last season.” “Fun and learning are the two primary things we…
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Indoor 2018/19 Schedules available online Wednesday, October 24

Teams, families and coaches will be notified when schedules are live. The Indoor Season kicks off on Saturday, October 27! Please refer to the CMSA Program Calendar and the CMSA League Structure for key dates and information specific to your league. CMSA Program Calendar and League Stucture: CLICK HERE for more details please visit

Goalkeeper Training at Higher Level

Higher Level is putting on a drop in Goalkeeper Training clinics starting on Sunday October 14th string at 9:30AM Price is $15 per player per day and is paid to Higher Level at sign in. If you have any questions please contact us at [email protected] 1411 33 St NE, Calgary, AB T2A 5P1

Photo ID Cards

If a players CMSA card is expired, or a player needs a card for the first time, please follow this link for details on how to obtain one. Thanks  

Indoor 2018/19 Tryouts

Tryouts details for the upcoming 2018/19 indoor soccer season are below. Please arrive 15 min early to check in As per our equipment policy, shin pads are required. Please review our evaluation-process-and-team-placement-policy   Saturday September 15th (Skill testing) – completed Tryouts will be indoor at Calgary Soccer Center Annex building, Alpha field, so if player…
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Important Dates coming up for 2018/19 Indoor season

Here are some Important Dates coming up:   Please note players will not be able to participate in evaluations if there are outstanding fees and if they are not registered prior to Sept 15th. Walk ups at evaluations will not be accepted without prior permission and special circumstances   August 31, 2018 Regular Indoor Registration…
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