MittenSoccer.com News and Announcements
BSL 2014 Schedule Set
(Apr 27) The Blossomland Soccer League 2014 schedule is now posted. Play begins on Sunday, April 27 in both First and Second divisions. Good luck to all!
Middle School Spring Schedule Set
(Apr 18) The complete SMMSSL spring schedule for 2014 is now posted on the mitten. Thirty-six teams are playing 199 matches in the league this spring. Good luck to all!
Middle School Fall Schedule Set
(Sep 18) The complete SMMSSL fall schedule for 2013 is now posted on the mitten. Twenty-five teams are playing in the league this fall. Good luck to all!
Two USSF Referee Classes Offered
(Aug 1) There are still openings in two upcoming United States Soccer Federation referee classes. An introductory class (Grade 9) will be held at Edwardsburg American Legion Hall on Sunday, August 4 and 11 from 1 to 5 pm. A bridge class (to grade 8, must currently be a grade 9) will be at St. Joe Kickers Sport Club, August 5 and 6 from 5 to 9 pm. Register on-line only at www.michiganreferee.org. Contact instructor Chris Haack at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
St. Joe Kickers and SWM Select Soccer Form Partnership
(May 30) St. Joe Kickers Sports Club has officially announced formation of their youth affiliate, SWM Kickers (formerly SWM Select Soccer). This year, you will see a new logo and jersey for the youth teams which will reflect that partnership. Currently, SWM Kickers has 21 competitive youth teams (U9-U19) as well as a successful Academy program for player development (U7-U8). All SWM Kickers coaches are licensed coaches through Michigan State Youth Soccer Association. Tryouts for the 2013-2014 season are coming up in June. Tryout Information
Champions League Semi-finals at St. Joe Kickers
(Apr 22) The St. Joe Kickers Sport Club in Arden will be open Tuesday and Wednesday at 2pm for the European Champions League semi-finals. There is no admission and beverages will be available. Contact St. Joe Kicker sport director Chris Haack at email@example.com or 269 449-7281 if you have questions.
SMMSSL Spring 2013 Schedule Posted
(Apr 8) The complete SMMSSL spring schedule for 2013 is now posted on the mitten. The season begins with a match on Monday, April 8. Thirty-three teams are playing in the league this fall. Good luck to all!
Soccer Referee Course Offered
(Mar 2) An entry level soccer referee course will be held at the St. Joe Kickers Sports Club in Arden on Sun., Mar. 10 from 1-6pm and on Mon., Mar. 11 from 6-9pm. The cost is $60 and will qualify persons to officiate recreational, travel, and middle school games. Adults will also be eligible to officiate high school games. To register go to www.michiganreferee.org. For more information contact class instructor Chris Haack at firstname.lastname@example.org or 269-449-7281.
USSF National D Level Coaching Course Planned
(Jan 26) Michigan Youth Soccer is offering a "D" level coaching course to be held at the St. Joe Kicker's Club, April 12-14, 2013. A level "E" license is a prerequisite. Course runs 6pm to 9pm Friday, and 9am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday. The course is aimed at U13 and U14 age levels and costs $200.
SMMSSL Spring 2013 Organizational Meetings Set
(Jan 19) It is time to begin planning for the girls' 2013 spring soccer season. The following information will help expedite the organization of the SMMSSL spring season.