11 Sporting Players Selected to Cal-North State ODP Team
Congratulations to the following Santa Clara Sporting players who were selected to the 2009-10 Cal-North State ODP Teams last month. These players endured a two weekend tryout in Morgan Hill and Ripon, and competed against 100-125 other players to make the selection to the State Team roster.
- 1997 Team - Fiona Sequeira
1996 Team - Anthony Macias and Alec Prusa
- 1995 Team - Lyndon Gooch and Ryan Foo
- 1994 Team - James Pierce
- 1993 Team - Sarah Benett, Ana Maria Sola, Haley Hughes, Madison Salom and Zarette Munoz
Sporting '97 Girls Win Cal-North State Cup!
First Santa Clara Sporting Girls Team to Win in Club History
The Santa Clara Sporting ’97 Girls Green Team wrote themselves into the club’s history books today by winning the 2010 CYSA State Cup Championship, and becoming the first girls team to ever win the Cal-North title for Santa Clara Sporting! The Sporting ’97 Girls won the U12 Girls State title with a 5-0 victory over the Modesto Ajax United Team. The girls dominated
Sporting'99 Boys Green Win CYSA State Cup
Congratulations to the Santa Clara Sporting ’99 Boys Green Team for winning the 2009-10 CYSA Cal-North State Cup Championship last weekend on December 20th. The team finished the last event of the 2009 Season winning the Boys U10 CYSA State Cup in Livermoore. The team went undefeated
Santa Clara Elite Get Dirty at 2009 CYSA Founders’ Cup
Not heavy rain, nor muddy field conditions could stop the Santa Clara Elite U12 Girls Team from taking the field on December 12th and 13th to compete in the CYSA Founders’ Cup. Santa Clara Elite, led by coaches Ernie DeFrenchi and John Teixeira went undefeated during their regular season and was the only Santa Clara Youth Soccer League Team present at Founders’ Cup. The SC Elite Team finished third in their preliminary round. Congratulations to the players, coaches and parents!
Sporting'99 Girls Green are Finalists at CYSA State Cup
Congratulations to the Santa Clara Sporting ’99 Girls Green Team for finishing 2nd overall as Finalists in the Girls U10 2009-10 CYSA Cal-North State Cup Tournament last weekend on December 20th. The girls went undefeated during bracket play...
2009 SCYSL Referee of the Year Awards
Six SCYSL Referees received 2009 Referee of the Year Awards from the SJSRA on December 1, 2009. Awardees include: Jorge Valverde, Elizabeth Zigon, Carlos Hernandez, Angelica Morales-Barajas, Jackie Algas-Sasaki and John Antonicic. The awardees were presented plaques and had the opportunity to meet National Referees Philippe Dor and Peter Fletcher and FIFA referee Jennifer Bennett. Congratulations to all the SCYSL Referees!
Sporting Raises $20,000 in 2009 Goals for a Cure Campaign
The Santa Clara Sporting Club is proud to announce that the club raised $20,000 last October during their 2009 Goals-for-a-Cure Campaign. Special recognition goes out to the Santa Clara Sporting ’93 Girls White Team led by Jim Goularte and Cynthia Bates-Brown which
TIPS for Parents – How to be a Winning Parent
Youth soccer parents are often chastised by their over involvement in the children’s game. But they’re given few guidelines on how to help their youngsters develop a healthy attitude toward sports...
Goals for a Cure Donation Ceremony
The Santa Clara Sporting Club donated $20,000 tonight to the El Camino Hospital Foundation to provide free mammograms to women who need financial support to receive breast screening exams. Lindsay Greensweig, Interim President of the El Camino Hospital Foundation attended the event to receive the check from Santa Clara Sporting. Dr. Patricia Rogers from El Camino Hospital was also
Goals-for-a-Cure Covered by KGO-TV
KGO-TV Channel 7 News covered the El Camino Hospital Mammogram Marathon event and the Goals-for-a-Cure fundraiser effort by Santa Clara Sporting. Check-out the video clip.
Santa Clara Strikers '96 Crowned Finalists at 2010 SC Rotary Cup Tournament
The Santa Clara Strikers ’96 (U15) Boys Class 3 competitive team competed in the 10th Annual Santa Clara Rotary Cup on Aug 21-22nd, and ended the 2-day tournament as Finalists in the U14 Age Group.The Strikers won all 3 of their first round games by scores of 2-1, 3-0 and 2-1 to qualify for the championship game. The Strikers played the 49er United Strike in the championship and lost 0-1 in a closely contested match to take 2nd place in the tournament. Congratulations to the team for a great effort and the Strikers wish to thank the Santa Clara Rotary for another great tournament.
SC Stingrays are District 2 Cup Finalists
The Santa Clara Stingrays ’91 U19 Girls Team who play in the CCSL Silver Elite Division, finished in 2nd place in the 2010 District 2 Cup Gold Division Tournament down in Morgan Hill on October 24th. The team’s head coach, Luis Comesana...
Santa Clara Elite are Finalist at District II Cup Tournament
Congratulations to the Santa Clara Elite ’98 Girls Team for taking 2nd place at the 2010 District II Cup Tournament on November 21st in Half Mon Bay. The team successfully won 3 of their 4 games over a very wet weekend of soccer. The Elite Girls Team won...
2010 SCYSL Referee Awards
Five SCYSL Referees received 2010 Referee of the Year Awards from the San Jose Soccer Referee Association last week. Awardees include: Alejandro Sosa, Olivia Wissig, Peter Heintz, Emma Graysmark, and Fernando Teque. The awardees were presented plaques and had the opportunity to meet National Referees Philippe Dor. Congratulations to all the SCYSL Referees!
Ralf Cebrian Awarded 2011 CYSA State & District II Coach of the Year
Congratulations to Ralf Cebrian, who receive the 2010 CYSA State Coach of the Year, and the 2010 CYSA District II "Coach of the Year Award" todayat the Annual CYSA Expo held in Monterey. He receives recognition for coaching the Santa Clara Sporting ’94 Boys Team and taking them from an unranked Class 3 Team, to a Top-10 Class 1 Ranked Team in the United States. In forty years of coaching Ralf Cebrian has worked with various age groups from U-10 to Professional.