Category Archives: Training

Week 2 with Ellie

Our roving Challenger Sports instructor, Ellie Sharpe, continues to make her rounds at SYSL practices and games. She was back at Triangle Field last weekend, and shared another lesson plan from her work with our In-Town teams. Link:¬†Week 2: Shielding … Continue reading

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Introducing Ellie Sharpe

We’re thrilled to have a roving instructor from Challenger Sports joining us this season. Ellie Sharpe hails from Sheffield, England, and she’ll be working with teams from the U5 to U14 levels. She will be a guest coach at practices, … Continue reading

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Local Challenger Camps in July/August

SYSL partner Challenger Sports is conducting camps at Danehy Park in Cambridge for kids ages 3 to 16 the weeks of July 23-27 (British Soccer) and August 20-24 (Tetra Brazil). Challenger is offering SYSL families an early registration bonus this … Continue reading

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Youth Job Opportunity: In-Town Referees

Somerville Youth Soccer League is looking for youth referees for U7/U8 In-Town games. This is a great first job for boys and girls in Grades 5 and older with knowledge of soccer. The spring season games take place Saturdays in … Continue reading

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Announcing SYSL Skills Day on November 11

On Saturday, November 11, Somerville Youth Soccer League will hold a free Skills Day for Grade 3 and older players at Capuano Field. Attendance is required for all players registering for SYSL travel teams in the spring. This will be … Continue reading

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Goalkeeper Training Series

Coaches from our partner Global Premier Soccer (GPS) are at Conway Field each Friday evening through the end of the season to conduct goalkeeper training for U10 and older players on SYSL travel teams. These are free drop-in sessions, so … Continue reading

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