WMSC launches OPDL

VAUGHAN, ON – Ontario Soccer announced today new Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) license holders with seasons commencing in 2018. Nine (9) license holders have been awarded six (6) licenses established in the Western region of Ontario. New license holders in our region including Brampton Youth SC, Cambridge Youth SC, Waterloo Minor SC, FC London Academy, London Whitecaps and Tecumseh SC.

The OPDL is one of the province’s first standards-based, youth high-performance leagues that combines top level competition with performance development training standards.

Open Trials have been announced for the U13 Boys and Girls divisions (born in 2005) commencing September 10, 2017. We invite you to review the OPDL Program page for further information on process and eligibility.

The teams will be lead by Head Coach, Peter Mackie.

Information Sessions have been scheduled and open to any current player or interested player looking to join or seek more information on the OPDL program at WMSC. The Information Session will include a full program outline. We invite you to review the OPDL Program page for further information on process and eligibility.

Welcome, Carl Horton!

WMSC is excited to announced the appointment of Carl Horton to the role of Technical Director. Carl will begin with WMSC on August 14.

Carl brings to the role a wealth of knowledge and experience having recently served as Regional Manager of Player Development with Ontario Soccer Association and Coach Development and Youth Programs Manager at Oakville Soccer Club. Carl has proficiency in supporting and leading coach and player development programs and has pioneered the implementation of LTPD-compliant programs in many of his roles.

Carl also serves as a Master Learning Facilitator and Coach Developer for Ontario Soccer delivering community courses, C license and B license courses across the Province.

Carl holds his CSA A license, CSA B license, US Youth Soccer Youth License, NSCAA Regional Diploma, NCCP Master Learning Facilitator and NCCP Evaluator.

Please join us in welcoming Carl Horton to the Technical team at WMSC.

Anne Oberholtzer Scholarship 2017 Applications NOW OPEN!

The Waterloo Minor Soccer Club  will offer two scholarship awards to members who have contributed to the success of our programs. Application deadline is Aug 11th, 2017 @ 12:00pm. More information found here

2017/2018 Head Coach Applications: U9 Boys & Girls, U11 Boys, U15 Boys & Girls, U17 Boys & Girls

Waterloo Minor Soccer Club (WMSC) is now inviting applications to coach Development & Competitive teams for the 2017/2018 season which commences Fall 2017. 

All WMSC travel team coaches and coaching candidates who wish to coach U9 Boys & Girls and U11 Boys Development teams and/or U15 Boys & Girls and U17 Boys & Girls Competitive teams next year shall complete the attached application form and submit, by 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Note:  the application is for a Head Coach position only (not assistant coaching positions), and the age group is NEXT YEAR’s age group (not the current year’s age group). Please complete ALL sections of the application.  I have attached it in two formats.  

Applications are to be emailed to the WMSC Competitive & Development Coordinator:   Sheila Wallace  sheila@waterloounited.com  

IMPORTANT DATES: (Head coach participation is mandatory for all of the following)

  • Weekend 1 Outdoor Open Assessments Sessions:  Saturday, Sept 23 & Sunday, September 24  (exact schedule to be posted at a later date)
  • Weekend 2 Outdoor Open Assessments Sessions:  Saturday, Sept 30 & Sunday, October 1 (exact schedule to be posted at a later date)
  • The Pre-Tryouts Orientation Meeting with the Technical Coaches will be held on Thursday, September 21 – mandatory for 2017/2018 Head Coaches. Exact time and location TBA at a later date.

WMSC Head Coach Application


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