Houma-Terrebonne Soccer Association: Welcome

Terrebonne Parish
Saturday, March 8
Welcome to the HTSA Website!!

We appreciate all of the teams participating, volunteers and corporate sponsors of the Bayou Shootout 3 soccer Tournament and U8 Jamboree! 

 
Thank you for making the event a success and
furthering the well being and health of our youth!! 
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Houma-Terrebonne Soccer Association
P.O.Box 625, Houma, LA 70361-0625
Phone/VM:985-868-3897
htsasoccer@gmail.com
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Monday, July 29
HTSA Newsletters - latest edition Summer 2013

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Monday, January 27
Coaches Clinic for Spring 2014

HTSA and Blackhawk FC would like to invite coaches and parnets to attend a Coaches Clinic this coming Sunday, February 2nd, at The Lakes. The clinic will be split in two sessions:
U6-U8 Sessions - 1:00 - 2:20
U10-U12 Sessions - 2:30 - 4:00
If you wish to participate in both sessions then please feel free to attend both. Some of the information provided will be relevant to all age groups.

The clinic will be conducted by Craig Muir, who is the head coach of the Blackhawk FC U10, U14 and U15 boys teams. Craig is based in Houma with the HTSA and Blackhawk FC and is employed by Youth Elite Soccer, a nationwide coaching company who provide professional coaches for clubs such as ourselves.

The clinic is designed for any volunteer coach or parent, regardless of experience, who:
  • Is looking for advice on planning practice sessions
  • Is looking for fresh ideas for planning practice sessions
  • Would like to enhance their soccer coaching knowledge
  • Wants to increase understanding of the game of soccer
  • Is keen to help their child/children/players improve their soccer skills through effective and relevant coaching points and advice.
The clinic will pro vide sample sessions over various themes in order to aid coaches in planning and delivering effective, fluid and professional practice sessions for their team. All who attend will have the opportunity to experience each drill in a hands-on, practical environment.
It will also provide coaches with the opportunity to ask our professional coach questions about anything you feel will help you to plan and carry out better practice sessions for your team.

All who wish to attend will be asked to participate, where possible, in the drills. This will help to increase understanding of how the drill should run and provide you with the opportunity to view, evaluate and appreciate what is involved in the drill and how you can apply valid and relevant coaching points to your players.
With this in mind, we ask that all who attend come prepared to take part in a soccer practice session. Please wear athletic clothing and footwear/soccer cleats. Hopefully shin guards will not be required!

All who attend the clinic will receive email copies of all coaching drills carried out on the day, as well as various other drills on the same themes covered on the day.

If you wish to attend the clinic, please email Craig Muir directly at:
craig.blackhawkfc@gmail.com

We understand that many of you will be planning on watching the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon, therefore we will attempt to have the clinic wrapped up in plenty of time to allow everyone to do this.

We look forward to seeing you this Sunday.

HTSA


Tuesday, January 28
Coach Joes Spring Training for U9 and U10 Rec Boys

Blackhawk Trainer Coach Joe Comeaux will be offering training on Wednesdays from 6:15 to 8:00 pm at the Bayou Black  Fields during the Spring season for U9 & U10 Boys looking to develop their skills in preparation for Summer tryouts.  

For more info or interest, please contact Joe Comeaux at
jcom2374@aol.com.



Saturday, July 27
Concussion Education

Louisiana has passed legislation that now requires youth sports organizations to notify its participants (players/parents/coaches) of the symptoms of concussions and the risks with continuing to participate with a possible concussion. LSA has prepared documents to help us meet the requirements of Louisiana Act 314.  Every parent and player must complete the LSA Informed Consent about Concussions prior to the start of the season.  Managers and coaches are to keep a copy of the LSA concussion Notification Form in their binder to be used at tournaments/practices/games when a possible concussion is suspected.

The appropriate forms can be found listed on LSA's website HERE.

 *Scroll down LSAs news page to Concussion Education.



Tuesday, January 28
Youth Elite Soccer Mardi Gras camp.

Good Morning All,

I would like to take this opportunity to inform you all of the upcoming Youth Elite Soccer Mardi Gras camp.

The camp takes place in Houma, at The Lakes, from Wednesday March 5th to Saturday March 8th.

The camp has been hugely popular in the past here in Houma and this years camp is set to be the best yet. Registration for the camp is now open at the YES website. If your child has enjoyed the YES Winter CTS so far, then the YES Mardi Gras camp is the perfect opportunity for them to gain more professional training from the YES staff and further improve their technical and tactical soccer skills in a fun environment.

If you are interested in registering your child for the YES Mardi Gras camp, then please follow this link to the YES website registration page:

 http://www.youthelitesoccer.com/event/show/68953885

All camp details are on the registration page. Should you require any further information or help with registration, please do not hesitate to contact me on my cell or by email. My contact details are shown below in my email signature.

We look forward to hopefully seeing you at the YES Mardi Gras camp this Spring.

Regards,
    Craig Muir
YESAMBASSADOR
YOUTH ELITE SOCCER
YouthEliteSoccer.com

MOBILE: 401.523.8480
c.muir.youthelitesoccer@gmail.com
 



Wednesday, February 6
Sportsmanship comes first!

From time-to-time, we'll get positive feed back from another team or club about the way Houma Soccer, HTSA or Blackhawk Futbol Club, carries itself at the soccer field.  Many times negative actions of a coach or parent will over shadow the truely positive intent and makeup of youth athletics and our club, so we greatly appreciate when another takes the time to acknowledge the goodness or kind act of a fellow member

HTSA would like to recognize and give props to Coach Ricky Alston and the U13 Black Ladyhawk team for displaying the kind of character and attitude that we strive to carry forth as an association!

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Post by laffysoccermom @ www.laprepsoccer.net

"In light of the negative posts about field conditions, player sportsmanship, punches being thrown or not, etc, I wanted to pass along some comments by my young daughter.

She said her favorite team to play is Houma because of their sportsmanship. She said they are nice to us no matter who wins. They play hard but never dirty.

She said the coach looks you I the eyes when we were shaking hands. She also said that when he and the team said good game,they meant it.

She said the parents were never rude and seemed concerned even when one of our players was hurt.

I concur with all her observations. I know this year when we played there, the coach greeted us and told him to let him know if we needed anything. He seemed like a genuine guy.

I just wanted to pass this along on hoping someone affiliated with the club would see this and pass it on. This is not to knock any of our other opponents but Houma has just stood out."


Friday, February 8
From an Orphanage in Haiti....

HTSA Haiti Equipment