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Jacksonville Soccer Club

Dupree Park Soccer Complex:

As of 04/25/2015, Dupree Park Soccer Complex fields morning games are canelled (all games before noon).

As of 04/25/2015, U10 & U12 will be closed due to field conditions. 

Concession Stand should be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and over the weekend during games. Coaches are responsible for making Mrs. Heidi Grooms, Concession Coordinator, aware of any schedule changes.

Jacksonville Soccer Board:

The Jacksonville Soccer Club Board meets on the second Monday of each month at the Jacksonville Community Center from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, and is OPEN to any member of the Jacksonville Soccer Club (parent, guardian, player, or referee).  If you are new and would like to attend, please call 501-241-1152.

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  Do you want to keep up with all that is going on with the Jacksonville Force?  Then visit us on Facebook!

If the "Gear & Apparel" items cost to much or you want the items with the acutal JSC Force logo you can find them located under the "Programs" button. Show your SPIRIT!!!

Need directions to Dupree Park?

For questions regarding registration to any JSC event please contact 501-241-1152.

Parent's Tip:

"To excel, your children must must love the game enough to work at it.  Pressuring them to excel can sap that love.  You can nuture this love of playing by noticing and recognizing them for specific things they are doing well." - Play Positive weekly tip at PlayPositive.com

Coach's Tip:

"Maintain a "Majic Ratio" of five truthful, specific praises for every one specific, constructive critism.  It is called the "Magic Ratio" because when coaches get close to it, magical things happen with their players' performance." - Play Positive tip at PlayPositive.com



Saturday, March 21
The British are coming!!!! Jacksonville Soccer Club Summer Camp

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The Jacksonville Soccer Club is hosting the British Soccer Camp...
6/15/2015 - 6/19/2015
at Dupree Park Soccer Complex
1705 S. Redmond Rd, Jacksonville, AR 72076
    

 

 Session NameMin AgeMax AgeStart TimeEnd TimePrice 
  First Kicks 3 4 9:00 AM 10:00 AM $92.00  
  Mini Soccer 5 6 10:30 AM 12:00 PM $107.00  
  Half Day Camp 7 10 9:00 AM 12:00 PM $143.00  
  Half Day 7 10 5:30 PM 8:30 PM $143.00  
  Half Day Camp 11 18 5:30 PM 8:30 PM $143.00  


   

3 Hours a Day from Monday to Friday inclusive.

This session features Challenger's 1,000 touches curriculum:

Individual Foot Skills, Fakes, Moves & Turns,

Freestyle Soccer, Dribbling,

Passing, Receiving, Shooting,

Heading, Tackling, Defending

And the Camp World Cup!

 



Tuesday, April 14
JSC Board Elections

As was discussed at the April JSC Board meeting, the Jacksonville Soccer Club Executive Board consists of the following positions:

President
Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Registrar
In-House Team Commissioner (First Touch U3-U4/Micro U5-U6/Academy U7-U8) - formerly called Academy Commissioner
Recreational Travel Team Commissioner (U10-U18 Recreational)
Challenger/Classic Team Commissioner (U10-U18 Challenger/Classic)

The following board positions share a support role to the Executive Board:

Webmaster
Promotion and Social Media Coordinator
Concession Coordinator

All positions will be open for election at the May 2015 Board Meeting.  JSC membership consist of participants in the local program with dues paid to Jacksonville Soccer Club and their parents and/or guardians if under 18 years of age.  Members in good standing (with current dues paid) are eligible to nominate and/or be elected to the JSC Board of Directors if 18 years of age or older at the time of election.

If you are interested in a position as a JSC board member, please make yourself available at the May JSC Board Meeting. 



Friday, April 3
JSC In-House Saturday Game Schedule

ScheduleThe Jacksonville Soccer Club In-House Force Teams Saturday Game Schedule is as follows:

First Touch (U3/U4) - 9:20a check-in with Coach Adam Miller and Coach Russell McCollum.  Practice and game starting at 9:30a.

Mirco (U5/U6) - 10:30a check-in with Coach Walter Delp. Warm-up start at 10:45a, with games starting at 11:00a.

Academy (U7/U8) - 10:30a check-in with Coach Russell McCollum and Coach Sergio Convers.  Warm-up start at 10:45a, with games starting at 11:00a. 



Tuesday, March 3
Letter to Academy Parents from DOC...

First Touch, Micro, and Academy Parents,

First, I would like to thank you for your commitment and willingnes to allow your child to participate in the Jacksonville Soccer Club Spring Season.  The JSC Board and I have received many comments throught emails and by phone from parents who were absolutely thrilled with the games and training their son and/or daughter participated in last Fall.

With the Spring Season soon starting, I wanted to pass along some helpful reminders and information that my help answer any questions you may have.  As we have all witnessed, the weather has created very poor field conditions.  Unfortunately, we had to push back the start of the season.  The new start and end dates are as follows:

* First Touch (U3/4) start 03/28/2015, and will end 05/16/2015 (8 weeks).
* Micro (U5/6) start 03/10/2015, and will end 05/16/2015 (10 weeks).
* Academy (U7/8) start 03/10/2015, and will end 05/16/2015 (10 weeks). 

In the future, if there is any doubt training and/or games may be cancelled, you are encouraged to visit the Jacksonville Soccer Club website.  Their you will be able to view field status, as well as practice schedules.  Parents and/or guardians will also receive an email or text from their player's head coach informing you of any changes or issues that may arise throughout the Spring Season.  Each head coach is as follows:

* First Touch - Adam Miller
* Micro - Walter Delp
* Academy - Russell McCollom and Sergio Convers

You will be contacted by email or text within the next day or two by your child's head coach reguarding schedules, games, dress, etc.

Hopefully, this email has answered any questions you may have had.

Lastly, I would just like to thank  you again and hopefully we will get a chance to chat a little out on the soccer fields.

Thanks,
Matt Blair
Director of Coaching
Jacksonville Soccer Club
mgblair@ualr.com 



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Friday, March 6
Southern Regional Championships at Burns Park - Volunteer Opportunies

2015 Regionals

As many of you have heard, the Arkansas State Soccer Association (ASSA) is hosting the Southern Regional Championships at Burns Park this summer from June 18 - 25.  This tournament will bring in 208 teams from across the southeast representing OK, TX, LA, TN, MS, GA, FL, SC, NC, and our state.  There will be around 4500 players plus their parents and siblings coming to our area.  Putting on a tournament of this size takes a massive volunteer effort.  We have over 1,000 volunteer positions that need to be filled.

 

Below is a link to our volunteer sign up page through Sign Up Genius.  Please share this with the members of your organization.  Help us promote volunteering by posting the link on your websites, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, etc.

http://www.signupgenius.com/tabs/23675DA06A2C2EDC17-volunteers

Another way to help is for your organization to claim a particular job function and commit to filling all the times for a particular day.  Perhaps you could commit to providing all the hydration volunteers on Saturday.  Maybe providing field marshals on a set fields for Sunday would work for your group.

We also need help in finding association members whose businesses might be able to help offset some of our rental costs by donating items we need during the tournament.  We need to provide US Youth with two trailers that they can use as their HQ.  They need to be a minimum of 10' x 20' and have power and A/C.  Another need is portable storage containers.  We need at least three (3) to store operational items for the tournament.  We need to provide overnight security at the park.  Do you have any members who own/operate this type of business?

As you can see there are many ways you can help make this even a success.  If you have any questions about the event you can reach me via email at southernregionals15@gmail.com.  You can also reach our volunteer coordinator at 2015regionalvolunteers@gmail.com.

Thanks in advance for your efforts in helping us fill our volunteer needs.

Allen Finney
Tournament Director 

 



Thursday, February 26
Field Practice Schedules

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Field Practice Schedules

Academy

U3/4 - Coach Adam Miller - Practice and Games on Saturdays at 10:00a on Field #1 once the Spring Season gets started.

U5/6 - Coach Matt Blair & Coach Walter Delp - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30-6:15p on Fields #2 & #3

U7/8 - Coach Matt Blair & Coach Sergio Convers - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30-7:30p on Fields #4 & #5

Recreational

U10 (Girls) G Force - Coach Josh Paul - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30-6:30p on Field #7

U10 (Boys) B Force - Coach Jason Deese - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30-7:30p on Field #7

U10 (Coed) Blue Force - Coach Chrissy Woodson - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30-7:30p on Field #7

U12 (Girls) G Force - Coach Pablo Reilmann & Coach Kevin McClendon - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 - 7:30p on Field #8

U12 (Coed) Force - Coach Lloyd Thomas - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00-7:30p on Field #8

U14/15 (Coed) Force - Coach Jeff Huber - Mondays and Thursdays at 6:30-8:00p on Field #9

Challenger/Classic

U13 (Boys) MetroForce - Coach Oscar Lung'aho & Coach Anthony Eddington - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00-7:30p on Field #9

U14 (Boys) MetroForce - Coach Oscar Lung'aho & Coach Damon Bivins - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00-7:30p on Field #9

Scheduled field use, but not part of the Jacksonville Soccer Club...

Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School College Preparatory Academy - Coach Chris Felty - Mondays and Thursdays at 4:00-6:15p on Field #9