Travel Soccer (Lionville Soccer Club)

News Release: 2017-18 Tryouts / Play Day

Lionville Soccer Club (LSC), the travel soccer affiliate of the Lionville Youth Association, is holding open 2017/18 tryouts for boys and girls U9 – U18 teams starting in April thru Mid-May. Tryouts dates for all teams are posted below.

In advance of tryouts we will be hosting our annual LSC Travel Soccer Play Day on April 2 at Downingtown East Turf Field.  Any player interested in travel soccer can play small sided soccer games with our current Lionville Travel Soccer teams. This is a great opportunity for new players to meet our Coaching staff and ‘possible’ new teammates ahead of upcoming tryouts.

Please click on the link below to see further details regarding this event.

 

New to Lionville Soccer Club for 2017

NEW DIRECTOR OF COACHING – Ben McCarthy (USYS National Youth License)

John D’Angelo (LSC Travel Soccer Commissioner) is pleased to announce that Ben McCarthy has been named Director of Coaching for the club and will begin the role immediately. Ben will work with our volunteer coaches to guide the overall development of club players and will conduct professional training sessions with all U9-U12 Lionville Soccer teams to ensure a great platform of opportunity for future success for our players, as well as several other responsibilities for the overall development of the club.

*For any questions regarding Lionville Soccer Clubs plans for the 2017/18 season please contact DOC Ben McCarthy at coachbenmcc@gmail.com

Lionville Soccer Club is also recruiting new volunteer coaches for our teams for the upcoming 2017/18 Travel soccer year. Coaches must have previous soccer experience and be committed to their coaching education which will include taking the appropriate USSF/NSCAA coaching badges in due course. All coaches will be supported to learn their new role and will have ongoing support from our DOC Ben McCarthy.

*Any interested coaches who wish to join Lionville Soccer Club should contact

John D’Angelo, Travel Soccer Commissioner at jjdangelo10@gmail.com

OVERVIEW

Lionville Soccer Club (“LSC”) is Lionville Youth Association’s travel soccer club.  LSC strives to provide positive, balanced, and effective development for soccer players in the Downingtown Area School District.

LSC is designed for serious soccer players who are looking for a greater level of instruction and competition.  Our primary objectives are to provide quality instruction that challenges each player and to instill a love and respect for the game.  LSC is committed to the ideals of fair play, sportsmanship, teamwork, and the development of character. We strive to ensure that every player who goes through our travel program will be sufficiently prepared to play for their school teams.

 

LIONVILLE SOCCER CLUB TRYOUT INFORMATION

Tryouts for Lionville Soccer Club rising 2017-18 teams will be posted at a later below.

Please click this link to register your son/daughter for Travel Soccer Tryouts:

Lionville Soccer Club Tryout Registration

 

2017-18 TEAMS

2017-18 Age Birth Year Contact Name Email Tryout 1 Tryout 2
U9G 2009/10 Julian Jenkins joolspa@yahoo.com

Sat April 8th — USTC Turf Field 2 — 12pm-1.30pm

COMPLETED
U9B 2009/10 Andrew Powell coachadpowell@gmail.com

Sat April 8th — USTC Turf Field 2 — 12pm-1.30pm

COMPLETED
U10G 2008 Maureen Labuda maureenlabuda@gmail.com

Sat April 8th — USTC Turf Field 2 — 1.30pm-3pm

COMPLETED
U10B 2008 Janis Witzleb jwitzleb@gmail.com

Sat April 8th — USTC Turf Field 2 — 1.30pm-3pm

COMPLETED
U11G 2007 Joe Dorr josephdorr1@verizon.net

Sun April 9th — DEHS Turf — 12pm-1.30pm

COMPLETED
U11B 2007 Matt Hein mathew_hein@yahoo.com

Mon April 17th — 6.30-8- — Martins Farm

Weds April 19th — 6.30-8 — Martins Farm – COMPLETED
U12G 2006 Ben McCarthy/Tom Smith

coachbenmcc@gmail.com/

smith707397@verizon.net

Sun April 9th — DEHS Turf — 12pm-1.30pm

COMPLETED
U12B 2006 Ben McCarthy coachbenmcc@gmail.com

Tues April 4th USTC Turf 2 5.30-7

Sun April 9th — DEHS Turf — 1.30pm-3pm – COMPLETED
U13G 2005 Tammy LaRosa tammylarosa@yahoo.com

Sun April 9th — DEHS Turf — 4.30pm-6pm

TBD – COMPLETED
U13B 2005 Ben McCarthy coachbenmcc@gmail.com

Sat April 8th USTC Turf 2 3pm-4.30pm

Sun April 9th — DEHS Turf — 3pm-4.30pm – COMPLETED
U14B 2004 Michael Tims mtims@englandagents.com

Mon May 1st — 6.30-8 — Martins Farm

Weds May 3rd — 5:30-7 — USTC Turf 2
U15G 2003-2004 John D’Angelo jjdangelo10@gmail.com

Thurs April 27th — 6.30-8 — Martins Farm

Thurs May 4th — 6.30-8 — Martins Farm
U15B 2003 Joe Iavarone iavarone143@gmail.com

TBD – Contact Coach to Register

TBD – Contact Coach to Register
U16G 2002 Todd McFarland toddm@usatsa.com

Tuesday, May 2nd 6:30pm to 8pm — Martins Farm

Tuesday, May 9th 6:30pm to 8pm — Martins Farm
U16B 2002 Doug Pusey lyasoccer16@gmail.com

Tues April 18th — USTC — Contact Coach to Register

Invite Only
U17B 2001 Doug Pusey lyasoccer16@gmail.com

Tues April 18th — USTC — Contact Coach to Register

Invite Only
U18G 2000 Travis Eckels traveckels@aol.com

TBD – Contact Coach to Register

TBD – Contact Coach to Register
U18/19B 2000/1999 Sheree Majer majer321@aol.com

TBD – Contact Coach to Register

TBD – Contact Coach to Register


GENERAL INFORMATION

Regular Registration Dates:  April 1 -May 31

Late Registration Dates:  N/A

Tryout Dates:  April-May

Season Dates:  Year-round

Fields and Facilities:  Eagleview, Williamsburg, Martin’s Farm Park, Target Field, etc. (see detail below)

Eligible Addresses: Live in Downingtown Area School District (DASD)/some outside players accepted

Player Info: Boys and girls – U9-U17 (see detail below)

Required Equipment:  Soccer cleats, shin guards

Contact Information:   Lionville Soccer Club Commissioner John D’Angelo, jjdangelo10@gmail.com, 610-873-1118

 

FIELD INFORMATION

Lionville Soccer Club plays on a number of fields in the Downingtown area. Below are some of the more commonly used fields and directions.

Note: For LSC members, see here for the link to the Lionville Soccer Club practice field schedule.

Martin’s Farm Park

Address: 321 Laurel Moors Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Google maps link

Notes: The entrance to the field is between two houses. Martin’s Farm Park is at the bottom of the hill. Watch out for the HUGE bump!

Eagleview

Address: 300 Wharton Blvd, Exton, PA 19341
Google maps link

United Sports Training Center

Address: 1426 Marshallton Thorndale Road, Downingtown, PA 19335
Google maps link

Notes: Bear to your right as you enter the parking lot. There will be a board listing the different games for the day and which field they are on. Field numbers increase as you drive further away from the building.

DEHS – Downingtown East High School Turf

Address: 50 Devon Drive Exton, PA 19341
Google maps link

Notes: Entrance to turf fields is located behind the school.  Drive around behind the school and the entrance is a driveway on the left side past the track.  The turf fields are located at the bottom of the hill.