2017 has brought us many positive additions to our club. The latest: our new Grassroots Directors, Melo & Matt! Both of these gents will assume roles within our Grassroots programs. These appointments will continue to support our ever-growing membership! Please welcome our newest staff to help with our growing program. #SWUPROUD!
It started with a frantic phone call from one of the team representatives as the call came into the office. Nervously, we anticipated a different kind of conversation; but once the words came out, it was high fives around the room. It was agreed that the arrangement would be kept as a surprise for the team as all of the prizes & staff would be headed our way. Fast forward two weeks. May 9th 2017, the team received a strange schedule change. Instead of heading outdoors for their session, their schedule asked them to arrive at the Calgary Soccer…
This past weekend, we hosted both UBC and UBCO Universities Soccer Head Coaches, who worked with some of our teams directly on the field. Set up by our director Ramon Mifflin, the ID camp gave an opportunity for both sides for great interaction and spotlight for the game at the university level. The feedback from our team & player skill was extremely positive. A big thanks to both schools for coming out and spending some quality time with our program. #SWUPROUD
The 05-duo from our Premiers 05G hopped on a flight out to Toronto last week to perform in the final selection stage for the Danone Cup. They will all be definite memories of a lifetime for the up & comers, that they were hand picked for the trial. Kaleigh & Nyema – well done, so proud of you both! for more information on the Danone cup – click here! #SWUPROUD #campsies
OUR PREMIERS ARE OFF TO PERU! It has been a trip in the planning stages for some time. That time has finally come as our Premiers 00G team is headed for international exposure in Peru! Led by their team’s head coach & our Club Director Ramon Mifflin (a Peruvian native), the girls have a big trip planned as their time will not be spent only around soccer. If you have not read much on the current devastation that flooding has struck Peru – click here to give yourself a brief update. So, the team has announced…
CANIGGIA JOINS OUR NATIONS MENS NATIONAL TEAM One of our many alumni, Caniggia Elva will not stop! We love it. Yesterday, it was officially announced that Caniggia will join the U23 Men’s National Team who are on their way to Qatar for international matches. Click Here to read the full article Congratulations Caniggia – well deserved! #SWUSUPERPROUD
DOUBLE POST: SWU U12 CHELSEA & SEVILLA ON FIRE! Big Congrats to both B12 Chelsea & G12 Sevilla as news comes in over the weekend of some strong achievements from our U12 age group. Chelsea conquored the CMSA Family Day Tournament with a shiny Gold medal. Well deserved gentlemen! Sevilla come out of their final season game with a strong win to push them into 2017 Provincials. Yeah! #SWUPROUD
SPURS PUT IN THE WORK ! (We told ya last season – the Spurs are a team to look out for) The Spurs well into their first year in U14, take home the Bronze at the CMSA Family Day Tournament. Lots of very hard work and dedication from these boys gave them the success that are having. Well Done boys!
A huge applause for 3 of our own being selected for the next step! SWU has multiple players inside the ASA / WHITECAPS REX Program & over the long weekend, CSA announced their invitations to their upcoming National EXCEL ID Camp and we are very happy to share that 3 SWU players have accepted the invitation. VIEW THE ARTICLE HERE Congratulations to Ally, Andersen & Hannah for their hard work, dedication and persistence. Thank you ASA / WHITECAPS staff for recognizing Alberta’s prospects! #SWUPROUD