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CYS Open Jobs: Part-Time Office Administrator

CYS is currently seeking a Part-Time Office Administrator

CYS is currently seeking a Part-Time Office Administrator for 10-14 hours per week at our 745 Fountain st N location.

To explore this position further please Click here.

2014 Outdoor Soccer Registration

The Following Divisions are now full:
9:00am Tiny Tots (Born 2011/12)
9:45am Tiny Tots (Born 2011/12)
10:30am Tiny Tots (Born 2011/12)
11:15am Tiny Tots (Born 2011/12)
Churchill Park U6 (born 2008)
U8 Boys (Born 2006)
U14 Boys (Born 2000/2001)

**Registrations are ongoing at 745 Fountain St N during CYS office hours until divisions fill.

CYS Announces 2014 Spring/Summer Office Hours

Office Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
10:00 PM - 2:00 PM**

**Open every second Saturday in May and June (May 10th, 24th and June 7th, 21st)

**Closed Saturdays in July and August

Goalkeeper Position Available with Cambridge United Girls U15 A Team (Born 1999)

Cambridge United Girls U15 A Competitive team is seeking for goalkeeper for the 2014 season.

The team will participate in the Western Ontario Youth Soccer League (L3) http://www.woysl.com

Potential candidates must be physically fit and have previous Rep Team experience. Candidates must be prepared to fully commit to the scheduled games, 2 - 3 practices per week and GK development sessions. The team is currently training twice per week throughout the winter months.

For the 2014 Outdoor Season Cambridge Youth Soccer offers specific GK Training/Development sessions with the Club GK Head Coach Claudio Perri.

If you have the qualities the team are seeking, please email to arrange an opportunity to attend a team practice/exhibition game.

Contact: Team Head Coach Gary Pereira - dpereira2003@rogers.com

Under 8 All-star Tryouts 2014

To view the Tryout Dates and Venues please
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To view the Program General Information please
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To view the Program Purpose and Objective please
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Cambridge Youth Soccer Hires Deesh
Bhattal as Grassroots Club Head Coach

Cambridge Youth Soccer is pleased to announce the hiring of Deesh Bhattal as its new Grassroots Club Head Coach. Deesh brings a wealth of coaching experience to the club, holding a Canadian Soccer Association B Licence as well as being a National Coaching Certification Program Master Learning Facilitator.

Deesh will be working with the players and coaches in CYS' Grassroots programs (Micro, Mini and House League Soccer).

Deesh is looking forward to joining the CYS team and added ""Children learn so much by being on a soccer field, being a small part of that is a privilege".

CYS Announces AGM Date

The Cambridge Youth Soccer Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, January 19th at 2:00pm at Aurora Lodge on Townline Road.

CYS Announces 2014 Outdoor Soccer Programming

CYS is pleased to announce programming for the 2014 Outdoor Soccer Season. Registration will begin online on January 1, 2014 at www.cambridgesoccer.ca and continue through March 31st. In-person registration at 745 Fountain St. N will begin on January 2nd and continue through regular business hours until spaces are full.

*Please note as of January 1st, 2014 CYS will no longer be accepting cheques as a method of payment for all House League registrations and House League Development Programs.

To view the programming advertisement please Click here.


If you have an interest in Coaching within CYS All-star and CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Girls & Boys Under 8 please read below

Click Here to Read More.

2014 Rep Coaches

2014 Rep Coaches

CYS House League Program Matrix

Tiny Tots Soccer
Under 2 3 (mixed Genders)
No games Parent Participation
Family Fun
Ball awareness

Micro Soccer
Under 4 5 6 (mixed Genders)
4 vs. 4 (no GKs)
Active Start
First Kicks

Mini Development Soccer
Under 7 8 9 - 10 (mixed Genders?)
7 vs. 7 (no Stats/standings/scores
FUNdamentals progressing to Learn to Train
Fun with the Ball progressing to The Golden Age

House League Development Soccer
Under 11 12
9 vs. 9 (no Stats/standings/scores
Learn to Train progressing to Soccer for Life
The Golden Age progressing to Soccer for Health and Growth

House League Soccer
Under 14 18
11 vs. 11
Soccer for Life
Soccer for Health and Growth

A Message From CYS Board of Directors

House League Coaches
This email is to inform you that Cambridge Youth Soccer Club will be proactive in regard to abuse of referees by coaches, players and spectators. CYS needs to take action to continue to ensure there is an adequate number of qualified officials to officiate soccer games and provide a positive experience for all referees and youth players registered into the House League system.

Abuse is not limited to insulting and disparaging language directed to toward a game official. It can include and is certainly not be limited to the following: judgment of decisions, criticism of decisions, insulting the official's decisions, undermining decisions they have made, audibly disputing calls, making disparaging comments, condescending remarks and gesturing in an attempt to dispute calls.

In light of the recent events surrounding the deaths of game officials in the United States and the Netherlands, and the consistent levels of assault weve seen in Ontario, we need to look at the abuse of officials very seriously. Over the past few weeks police have been called because of incidents involving teams from Waterloo and Kitchener. CYS have also received reports of referees being verbally abused by coaches and parents within our club.

Cambridge Youth Soccer has invested a lot of resources into our Referee Mentor Program. Referee Mentors are able to watch young officials in both House League and Rep game situations and offer their guidance during pre-game, half-time and post-game discussions.

CYS is working very hard to have officials enjoy the game and learn the skills of officiating soccer. Please be aware that many of these referees are young players in our club who play House League or Travel soccer.

Without referees we would not have a game with a full complement of game officials. CYS, like many soccer clubs across the country, does not have enough adult referees to officiate all House League games. Every year CYS offer a referee course, but only 1 or 2 adults register to attend.

Please see the link below and ask yourself........Would I want my child , husband or wife to have to deal with this as a Referee?

Please understand that CYS has a Zero Tolerance Policy in regard to any abuse of our on-field game officials. This season has seen numerous incidents of violence in youth soccer, and the escalation of these incidents is very discouraging as the LTPD model is introduced across the country.

To show our commitment to Zero Tolerance, CYS has advised all referees assigned to officiate games to leave the field is a coach or parent in any way make the referee feel threatened or fearful during the course of the game.

Manny Rodrigues Junior House League Director
Joseph Ingram Senior House League Director

CYS House League Soccer is a Headband friendly Club

There has been some inconsistency (in recent years) from CYS House League Referees regarding Headbands i.e. at the start of a game some referees will ask players to remove headbands while others say nothing ? further some referees stating FIFA and OSA rules prohibit headbands other saying it was ok.

CYS with CYS Head Referee John Barrie has informed all House League Referees and that headbands are permissible (1 inch width maximum)

Please see attachment from the OSA: Click Here
Headbands that are acceptable and NOT acceptable.

Headband Function
Headbands could serve three functions for soccer players.
1.keep sweat from dripping in a player's eyes
2.minimize the effect of heading the ball on the forehead
3.keep hair out of their eyes

The function that CYS is concerned with is keeping hair out of eyes and further stopping players touching hair when practicing/playing.

Please note the rules for jewelry still stand e.g. earrings, gel brackets, necklaces etc

Shin Guards

All players must wear & the Shin Guards Must be covered entirely by socks or pants

All players at all ages playing CYS Indoor and outdoor Soccer
- Indoor Under 6, Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14, Under 18
- Outdoor Micro Under 4, 5, 6
- Outdoor Mini Under 7, 8, 9 - 10
- Outdoor House League 11, 12, 14 - 18

All players must wear shin guards. Shin guards must be covered entirely by socks or pants. 
- Soccer shin guards either disperse or absorb (hard and soft guards, respectively)... Continue Reading

CYS Announces New Office Hours

Office Hours Starting Jan 10th
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
10:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Parent & Coach Codes of Conduct

This is a friendly reminder of the Parent and Coach Codes of Conduct pertaining to treatment of referees during Cambridge Youth Soccer games... Read More

Volunteer opportunities

Cambridge Youth Soccer is currently looking for volunteers to fill a variety of positions. For more information follow the CYS Jobs Link

CYS Mission

Cambridge Youth Soccer Inc. (CYS) is a not-for-profit organization run by a volunteer board of Directors. Our mission is to provide organized soccer for the children of Cambridge. The purpose of this site is to provide league and club information for parents, coaches, players, and referees of CYS. In the event of any discrepancies with information provided on this site and that of the CYS clubhouse, the information of the CYS clubhouse will be final.

CYS Objectives

1. To promote and develop the game of soccer within its boundaries.
2. To help individuals to develop their character as resourceful and responsible members of their community by providing opportunities, through the game of soccer, for their mental, physical, social and leadership development.

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