Category: News for Parents

Parenting and Coaching The Perfectionist Athlete

Source: http://changingthegameproject.com/parenting-coaching-perfectionist-athlete/ Last week, we received a question that we get often, so we thought it would make a great blog: “I was wondering if you could provide some advice. My son is 8 years old and plays on a travel baseball team. [He is ] blessed with athleticism. He’s fast and has great hand-eye…
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2018 Preseason end dates & Regular Season start dates

U9 – U12 preseason games end, Thurs. May 17 Regular season starts Mon. May 28 Schedules will be available online by end-of-day Fri. May 25 U13 – U19 Preseason ends Thurs. May 24 Regular season starts Sat. June 2 Schedules will be available online by end-of-day Wed. May 30 CLICK HERE for a complete program calendar.

U6 – U8 teams: Register now for Minifest!

source:: http://cmsa.goalline.ca/news.php?news_id=1660462   ONE DAY ONLY: Saturday, June 2 at the Cedarbrae Community Centre About Minifest CMSA Minifest is a grassroots soccer festival for all U6, U7 and U8 teams. All teams are scheduled 1 game and are then invited to take part in additional activities with their family and teammates including bounce castles, trampolines,…
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ANNOUNCEMENT: OUTDOOR 2018 SEASON START DATE DELAY

To the CMSA Membership: CMSA has been monitoring the field situation as per the City of Calgary Athletic Park website communications: Due to extended cold temperatures and above normal snowfall this past winter, we anticipate delays in the opening dates for our Athletics Parks. This includes artificial turf fields, natural grass fields, diamonds, tracks and…
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Can Youth Sports be Both Fun and Competitive?

source: http://changingthegameproject.com/can-youth-sports-fun-competitive/ I got an email from a distraught parent the other day. She described a scene where the coach was screaming at the girls after a loss. She was beside herself at how the coach treated the girls. He was demeaning, he was loud and scary, and he had lost perspective on the age…
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PHOTO ID CARDS – Outdoor 2018

source: http://cmsa.goalline.ca/news.php?news_id=1647790 All CMSA players U11 to U19 and all CMSA team officials for U9 to U19 teams require a valid CMSA photo ID card Your CMSA ID card must be present at the start of each game so that the referee can identify the players/coaches on the field. Player cards are valid for 4…
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When Will Youth Sports Actually Serve the Needs of Youth?

Source: http://changingthegameproject.com/youth-sports-serve-needs-of-youth/ In late February I was traveling and speaking in Sydney and Perth, Australia, working for a variety of sports organizations including the Football (Soccer) Federation of Australia, Football New South Wales, the Western Australia Department of Sports and Recreation, and the WA Aussie Rules Football Committee. While on site, I got to visit…
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Everyone is invited to the DUFC BBQ!

We would like to invite all of our existing families as a thank you for continuing to support our club as we continue to grow and a welcome to any new families joining our organization. March 11th, 1:00-3:00pm, Renfrew Community Association, Main Upper Hall In-Person registration will be available activities for the kids including a…
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Outdoor 2018 Tryouts

Below are the date and times for tryouts. SHIN PADS ARE REQUIRED! DO NOT wear outdoor cleats to these events PLEASE ARRIVE 20 min early so we can assign pinnies Thursday March 22th Higher Level 6 to 7 – U9 Boys, U9 Girls, U11 girls 7 to 8 – U11 Boys Skills 8 to 9…
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2018 Outdoor Registration is now open

2018 outdoor soccer online registration is now open.  For more information please visit the “Outdoor Registration” page. If you have friends or family looking for a place to register direct them to http://join.dufc.ca