CMFSC 2010 U16 Super Y-League Girls: Welcome

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2010 CMFSC U16 Super Y-League Girls

Welcome to the CMFSC  Super Y-League U16 Girls website !

The 2010 team has now qualified to participate in the November USL Super Y-League National Championships in Florida. The team had a strong 2nd half finish of 4 wins (including a 1-0 victory over the 1st place Westcoast Capitals), 1 tie and 1 loss to achieve a total of 24 points, improving on last year's finish of 22 points.  Well done to the Coaches and players !!  The pivotal defensive record of 5 GA in 12 games was the best in the NW division !

The CMFSC 2010 U16 Girls Super Y-League team is comprised of players from the Coquitlam;
Burnaby; Port Moody; Port Coquitlam; Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge communities.  A warm camaraderie is evident, as the selected players say an emotional goodbye to former team mates and embrace their new team mates.   The CMFSC 2010 U16 Girls Super Y-League team will scrimmage and play into the USL Northwest Super Y-League franchise as well as sundry exhibition games until July 18th when the team will take a well deserved rest.   The CMFSC 2010 U16 Girls Super Y-League team are pleased to confirm Coaching Staff for the 2010 season as follows:

Head Coach - Oliver Heald has a much decorated playing background, starting with Youth National teams at the Under 16 & Under 19 Levels as well as the Olympic team level.  He played in England from 1993-1996 with Portvale FC and Scarboro United.  When he returned to Vancouver he played with the 86er’s until he retired with the Whitecaps in 2004 and he is on the Whitecaps All-Time starting 11 team.  He currently is the Head Coach of the CMFSC U17 Metro Kaos Girls Team.

Assistant Coach -  Andrea Sumner has a strong coaching and playing background.  Andrea grew up playing in Port Coquitlam and went on to play for Provincial Teams and then on to the SFU where, she played Women’s Varsity soccer and as Captain took the team to a National Championship.  Andrea was also the captain of Surrey United Women’s Premiere team, five-time Provincial Champions and 2006 National Champions.  Recently, Andrea has been extensively involved in community soccer working for CMFSC in our Academies as well as the Head Coach to the 2010 CMFSC U18 Metro Milan Girls team.

This is the second year of play in the Northwest franchise of the USL for this CMFSC Super Y-League Girls team and the team looks forward to returning to the challenge of improving on their impressive 3rd place finish in the 2009 season. The core group of the players have widely varying experiences including Inter-District Cup & League championship wins; Provincial Cup finals; Nike Harvest Cup competition in Irvine California; and have participated multiple years in the prestigious Starfire FieldTurf Cup and other prominent USA tournaments. Cumulatively these players have won many tournament championships around the Province, as well as participating in BCSA's Provincial Futsal championship finals.

The team is managed by Bruce Dent who has 5 years of experience managing top level competitive teams.

The players of the team are skilled; fit; committed and love the beautiful game of soccer.  Congratulations to all the players of the past seasons !


 CMFSC Y-League U16 Girls:   When the going gets tough, the tough get going !

"As I walk to the field, I narrow my focus for the next ninety minutes on a common goal.  The goal, victory, begins with the discipline and focus of the individual, but is attained through the organization and execution of the team.  For the next ninety minutes, this team is my family.  Two distinct uniforms separate us from them.  As the ball is set down at midfield, I let my hand touch the pitch, marking the beginning of this land aerial contest. 
Hours of labor sharpen my body and mind providing the formula for excellence: Spacing, ball control, and precision being the common denominators.  The constant transition between attacking and defending creates seams only the most cohesive units capitalize on. This is a game where the sum of eleven individual efforts are combined into one and no one person is more important than the other.  I can excel only through a unit that works together as one, executing all I know about this game to give my team the best chance of winning in "THE