U15B Girls - WOYSL L3 Champions
The U15B Girls, Waterloo Wild, have won their Western Ontario Youth Soccer League (WOYSL) L3 division allowing only four goals during the league schedule. The team had only one loss and a league leading 8 shutouts. This makes the team eligible for elevation to OYSL which is a remarkable achievement for a B team. The coaching staff of Kevin Hood, Walter Schmidt, Harold Kim, and Karen Scarrow congratulate the girls on a great season long effort among some tough competition. WAY TO GO!!!
U16B Girls - SWRSL League Cup Champions
The 16B Girls Team coached by Tim Jewell and Chris Blazek put the icing on a fantastic season by winning the U16 Girls L5 Cup Championship in Stratford over the weekend beating Owen Sound 2 - 0. The U16 Girls won their league division with an undefeated season and will move up to WOSYL L3 for the 2012 season. Way to Finish Girls!
U13B Girls (Waterloo Warriors) - SWRSL League Cup Champions
The Girls U13 L5 team (Waterloo Warriors U13B) are SWRSL League Cup Champions. They faced three tough opponents on their road to victory. In Round 1 they beat Woolwich in a tough 4-1 win. Later that same day they faced a well rested Stratford team and once again emerged victorious in a nail biter that went to penalty kicks. The Warriors prevailed 3 to 0
In the finals their opponent was Cambridge A. Cambridge A are undefeated in league play - well they were, until this past Saturday! In a well played game, the Waterloo Warriors emerged the victors 1-0. Hats off to great play from both teams during the final.
Congratulations to all the players and the coaches (Mike Yuhasz and Peter Moore).
U15A Girls (Waterloo Phoenix) 2011 Ontario Cup Champions!
The Waterloo Phoenix played Erin Mills on September 11th at the OSA Vaughan Center and won 2-1. Erin Mills came out strong claiming the first goal leaving the Waterloo Girls a bit deflated. Just before half, the girls were able to score which tied up the game and bestowed new life into the Waterloo team. In the second half, they came out determined that this was going to be their day and proved that by scoring again. The Phoenix were able to defend and keep their lead and become Cup Champions!!! This was a team effort with everyone stepping up and doing what they could to win not only for themselves but for their teammates on the field and for their 5 teammates who were injured and not able to play today. More details on the OSA website.
Waterloo Minor Soccer joins the coaching staff to congratulate the Waterloo U15A Girls Phoenix Team - players, coaches and parents. Way to Go!
U8 Girls (Warhawks) - 2011 Festitalia Soccer Tournament Champions
The U8 Girls (Warhawks) participated in the "2011 Festitalia Soccer Tournament" in Hamilton on September 3-4. Playing against some tough teams from Ancaster, Mount Hamilton and Hamilton Sparta, the girls emerged victorious and finished the tournament as Champions. WMSC congratulates the players, coaches and parents.
Back Row: Greg Rickwood, Jeff Hunt, Shawn Davies, Jennifer Rickwood
Middle Row: Rebecca G., Cassidy H., Natasha D., Lauren D.
Front Row: Hannah R., Lucy C., Alana L., Milla S., Emma R., Cassidy R., Garyn R.
U12A Boys - Henderson Champions
The U12A boys under the direction of Steve Dosen and John Abramovic were the champions of the Henderson Cup Tournament on Sept 5, 2011. This was a great end to a great season. The boys finished 2nd in their league. Over the course of the winter training and summer they won 4 tournaments and were the finalist of 2 other tournaments. This last tournament the boys played their best, putting it all out there, playing great together as a team to overcome North London A 4-1. Congratulations to the whole team!!!
U10A Girls (Olympians) - Henderson Tournament Champions
The U10A Girls ( Waterloo Olympians) had a very exciting tournament this Labour Day weekend in London winning the championship 2-1 over Byron Blasters. The girls defeated Windsor Ciociara by the same score (2-1) in the semi's to progress to the finals. The Olympians played with a great deal of heart and character going undefeated the entire tournament.
This was the Olympians 3rd tournament championship win this season!
The Olympian's coaches and parents are very proud of the girl’s great play and their fantastic 2011 season!
Back Row From Left to Right: Head Coach Peter Aivaliotis, Claire P, Stephanie A, Sarah P, Rachel B, Madeline C, Makayla C, Assistant Coach Al Spurling
Middle Row From Left to Right: Rebecca K, Maggie M, Aysen O, Maddy B, Thalia C, Chloe D, Alannah S,
Front Row: Mikayla S
Waterloo United U13A Girls -Henderson Tournament Champions
Waterloo United spent their last long weekend of summer competing in the Henderson Tournament in London , Sept. 3-5. The girls played extremely well, going undefeated with three shutout games and placing first in the round robin. The semi-final game against Sarnia was a hard fought 1-0 win for United. Their final game against Whitby started off well with a 2-0 lead, but Whitby managed to place one in the net making it a nail biting game. United’s strong effort paid off and they brought home the Championship title. Well done girls-fantastic way to finish off the season!
Back Row: E. Dunne, S.Trigueros, R. Petts, S. Dowling, A. Chiarello, S. Petts, M. Aguiar, C. Reinhardt, N. Skivée, M. Schnittke, R. Grein
Front Row: E. Buttinger, C. Randall, A. Howard, S. Spurling, N. Poirier, D. Ortlieb, C. Dunne, K. Grein
U12 A Boys
The boys travelled to Windsor the weekend of July 31 to participate in a tournament they were invited to - The Caboto International tournament. They played 2 days in the scorching hot heat and came out the champions (the outdoor picture above). More recently, on the weekend of August 13th, they participated in the Kitchener tournament and went undefeated to bring home the championship trophy (indoor picture). The boys have worked hard and have had a great season.
U8 Girls (Waterloo Eagles): Brams United Tournament Champions
The U8 Girls Waterloo Eagles played hard at the Brams United Tournament in Brampton. All that hard work earned them a well deserved Championship. This was the girls last tournament of the season, and what a way to end!!
The team was undefeated in round robin play. They beat Brampton decisively 3-0, and won against the Waterloo Warhawks 3-1. They came from behind to tie Dixie 2-2 in a very impressive and determined battle, and continued to dominate beating Hamilton 2-0. This put them in first place after the round robin. The Eagles were scheduled to play their rivals, the Waterloo Warhawks in the finals, but mother nature had other plans. Unfortunately, the game was cancelled due to heavy rain, thunder and lightening. Since, the Eagles prevailed in round robin play they earned themselves a very deserving Championship Trophy! Way to go Eagles!!
Front Row from Left: P. Murray, E. Diegel, A. Rubio, Q. Lang, H. Terpstra, B. Wasylyshyn
Back Row from Left: G. Miller, K. Pereira, T. McKerrow, R. Arthur, H. Brown, A. Prpic, M. Quinton
Coaches from Left: Ryan Terpstra (Head Coach), Barbara Robertson (Assistant Coach), Aaron Rubio (Assistant Coach)
U9 Girls (Waterloo Wizards) - Finalists in Stratford
Waterloo Wizards (U9 Girls) had another great weekend in Stratford on
Aug.13th and 14th. Our girls played excellent soccer in the round robin play by
winning two games and losing one, in those games they scored 12 goals and only
allowed 3. The Wizards went to the semifinals against a strong London United
from their premier division and came up on top 3 to 0 in a overall team effort. That took the team to the tournament final
where they were matched against Woodstock. The girls played hard through adversity: short-benched (two players were away), two were under the weather and the team suffered a couple
injuries during the game. They fought hard but didn't have enough at the end and
came up short by losing 2 - 1. Coaches, parents and WMSC are very proud of the work ethic from this team -
they showed a lot of heart by never giving up. Way to go WIZARDS.
U15 Girls (Phoenix) - USA Cup
One year after a disappointing loss in the finals of the USA Cup, the Waterloo Phoenix under-15 girls’ soccer team came home from the tournament in Blaine, Minn., with a championship trophy. The Phoenix shut out the Edina Premier Swarm of Edina, Minn., 1-0 in this year’s final. Waterloo was undefeated in six games at the tournament, scoring 17 goals and allowing only three in.
Waterloo U14A Boys return triumphant
The U14 A boys (aka Waterloo Wild) had success at the Keele
International Cup Tournament in Manchester, England during July 27-30.
The team was undefeated against 2 teams from England (London and
Manchester) and teams from Kenya and Norway. Full fixture results can be
found on the Keele Cup tournament website.
The final game was a rematch of an earlier round match against A2S FC
from central London. The Wild and A2S played a tight match with the
Wild emerging with a 1-0 victory.
Congratulations to the Wild, Champions of the 2011 Keele Cup.
U9 Girls (Waterloo Wizards) - Champions in Milton
Congratulations to the U9 Girls Waterloo Wizards for being tournament champions in Milton on July 23 and 24 weekend. Winning two games out of three in the round robin scoring eight and conceding one took them to the semifinals on Sunday against Burlington where they came out on top to head to the final. In the final game, they played a tough team from Welland but fought hard after taking a 1-0 lead going into the second half and closed out the game to win by that score. Well done Wizards second tournament win in the past two weeks.
Front Row: E. Koller
Second Row: C. Mantle, M. Lawrence, L. Visscher, A. Olivera, T. Morrison, V. Chuong
Third Row: L. Kleebaum, E. Chase, G. Ciuman, E. Miloje, E. Csontos, C. Schmidhuber (H. Kersten - absent )
Coaches: Simon Mantle, Bronwen Jewett, Mark Lawrence
U8 Boys - Georgetown Finalists
The U8 Boys played in the Georgetown Soccer Club 2011 Tournament on the weekend of July 16-17. The Waterloo Wildcats had a successful round-robin portion of the tournament and went into the tournament final game in first place. The boys lost in the final game to finish the tournament in second overall with Silver.
Coaching staff and parents are very proud of the U8 boys accomplishment.
U11A Boys - Cambridge Tournament Champions
The U11A Boys team dominated play in the Cambridge International Heritage Tournament on the weekend of July 9-10 and emerged victorious. The team entered the tournament with a number of tournament semi-final and final appearances under their belts but had been shut out of the champions position until this weekend.
The team put together an impressive undefeated run in the round robin play and won all three matches without conceding a goal. That trend continued through the quarter-final game against FC London. In the semi-final game against the Guelph Royals, Waterloo conceded their first goal of the tournament shortly before half time and went into the break down a goal. The team came out strong in the second half and scored 3 unanswered goals to advance to the final against the Georgetown Mustangs. The final was a tough, physical game and the boys stepped up to the challenge and secured their first championship trophy with a solid 3-0 victory.
Congratulations to the players, Head Coach Tim Bergelt, Assistant Coach Pat Carty and Team Manager Niki Matcheski.
Front: Q. Dowling, R. Kreutzkamp
Front Row: J. Friesen, T. Bergelt, A. Adams, S. Kersten, A. Carty, E. Lepage
Back Row: P. Lucena, A. Florescu, E. Kula, D. Bain, N. Miszczyk, J. Matcheski, Z. Bishop-Payne, W. Lennox, J. Monney, C. Robertson
Staff: Head Coach Tim Bergelt, Manager Niki Matcheski, Asst. Coach Pat Carty
U9 Girls - Waterloo Wizards: Cambridge Tournament Champions
The Waterloo Wizards U9 Girls team went to the Cambridge Tournament on July 9th and 10th. The girls were undefeated throughout the tournament. On the first day they won against Cambridge 2-0; then Woodstock 2-0 and finally Guelph 5-0. In the semi final match, they faced the Waterloo Strikers U9 Girls team. In a hard fought game by both sides, regulation time saw the teams tied nil-nil. After two 5 minute over time periods, the game went into penalty shots and the Wizards prevailed. The Wizards then went on to win the finals against Cambridge 1-0 in a highly defensive battle. The team finished the tournament without conceding a goal! The girls played hard and had fun! Congratulations girls and to Coach Mark, Coach Simon and Coach Bronwen. WAY TO GO WIZARDS!!!
Waterloo U9 B Boys - Rexdale Rebels Cup Finalists
The boys travelled to Rexdale on June 25-26 and opened the tournament with a 6-0 win over Barrie before coming up against a very tough Kleinburg team and drawing 3-3.For the 3rd game the team again played an all around team game earning a 5-0 win over Toronto High Park earning a berth into the semifinals. Another 5-2 win over Barrie earned them a spot in the finals where they came up against a very tough Weston team and lost 2-0. Overall it was a Great Tournament for these boys in only their second tournament together. Congratulations to coaches Gilberto and Melanie Jimenez and the boys. Way to go UNITED!
Boys U8 Wildcats - Stratford Champs
The U8 Waterloo Team 1, named WILDCATS, participated in the Soccer Jamboree in Stratford on June 25th.
Amazingly, these players came together as a team only after 1 practice and were able to go undefeated in the tournament. The team from Stratford was very strong but through hard work, determination and by playing together the Wildcats were able to squeeze out a 2-1 win.
Congratulations to the Wildcats, their coaches and parents.
Waterloo Girls blank the opposition in Ontario Cup action
Two of Waterloo's girls teams advanced through the Round Robin stage of the Ontario Cup this past weekend in impressive style.
Congratulations to Mark Garnett and his U15A Girls (the Phoenix) and to Peter Mackie and his U14A Girls (the Warriors) - the two teams advanced to the Quarter Finals on August 6. Both teams went undefeated through this phase of the the Cup and neither team allowed a goal against.
Well done Phoenix and Warriors!
U10C Boys - Walter Kirchner Tournament Finalists
Congratulations to the Waterloo Boys U10 C team, a.k.a. the “Red Devils”, for an outstanding Runner-up finish at the 19th Annual Walter Kirchner Tournament in Woodstock, June 18-19. Possession was the key and the boys were rewarded for their dominant ball control in a come-from-behind quarter-final win against London FC Academy and a very composed semi-final shootout victory against the Windsor Croatia Knights after scoreless regular play. While the hometown Trojans ended up taking the final, it was a close, hard-fought match that reflected how much these boys have developed in such a short amount of time and their eagerness to continue working hard.
U10A Girls - Waterloo Olympians-Walter Kirchner Tournament Champions!
The U10A girls team became the Champions in the Walter Kirchner Soccer Tournament on June 18-19. The girls played 6 undefeated games over the two day tournament with 5 shutouts. The girls played like true "Olympians" throughout the weekend and the coaching staff and their parents are very proud of them.
Back Row: Coach Al, A. Spurling, C. Perkins, M. Chan, C. Davidson, S. Aivaliotis, R. Buttinger, S. Porter, Coach Peter.
Middle Row: R. Kim, A. Osmansoy, M. Bourque, T. Cruz, M. Cabral, M. McLean
Front Row: M. Schnarr
U12B Boys - Peterborough Challenge Cup Champions
The U12B Boys headed to Peterborough for the 2011 Challenge Cup Tournament on June 18th and 19th. They went undefeated through 5 games, only giving up 2 goals the entire tournament. The boys saved their best game for the final match against the previously undefeated NorWest Arsenal, winning 2-1 to take the White Division Challenge Cup Championship. After the fantastic weather and hard work the boys and coaches couldn’t wait to take a refreshing plunge in the waters of Peterborough to continue their celebration. Congratulations goes to all the boys and coaches, Scott Shepherd, Nigel Henriques and Jason Meyer.
U11B Boys - Ancaster Tournament Finalists
The Waterloo U11B boys finished with silver in Ancaster after a dramatic final decided by penalty kicks. The group stage saw 3 tense and competitive games against Ajax, Concord and Stoney Creek with Waterloo advancing to the finals.
The final against Oakville was a nail biter with both teams providing quality soccer. With Waterloo down 1-0 at the half, the team came out of half time motivated and carried the play resulting in the tying goal and a struck post. A penalty shootout was then needed to decide it. The teams traded goals and misses throughout but Waterloo saw their last attempt controversially denied.
The boys can feel proud of making the finals for the second consecutive tournament (won Oshawa) and the effort they played with.
U12A Boys Spiritfest Tournament Champions
After coming in second at the WOYSL kick off tournament on May 21, 2011 the U12A boys team had another fantastic weekend on June 4 and 5 at the Barrie Spiritfest Tournament. The boys were returning champions and they successfully defended their title. The boys went undefeated all the way to the end. Although the first game was cut short because of a lightening storm they came out with a 3-0 win over Innisfil. They then defeated Leaside with a 6-0 victory. Next against Barrie, they won 4-0. In the semi finals the boys had a challenge, after regulation time the score was 2-2 and the boys won the shoot out (3-2). The boys went on to the final to meet Dixie who had also been undefeated up to that point. The boys brought the cup home again with a 1-0 victory. Congratulations to the boys and special thank you to Coach Steve Dosen and to John Abramovic.
U13 Girls - West Niagara Tournament Champions
Despite the poor weather conditions Waterloo United U13 girls captured the Championship at the West Niagara Tournament on May 14/15. Their strong effort resulted in the best record of the tournament, going undefeated with no goals scored against them. Well done girls!
Front Row: A. Howard, S.Trigueros, D. Ortlieb, S. Spurling , A. Chiarello
Middle Row: C. Reinhardt, C. Randall, M. Schnittke, S. Dowling, S. Petts, N. Poirier, N. Skivée , E. Buttinger, K. Grein, C. Dunne
Back Row: R. Petts, E. Dunne, R. Grein
U11B Boys Frank Sobil Tournament Champions
Congratulations to the Boys U11 B team -- Champions at the Frank Sobil
Spring Classic tournament in Oshawa on the weekend of May 14-15. The
team went undefeated through 5 games to take the championship.
U14A Girls - Frank Sobil Tournament Champions
The U14A Girls started their season going undefeated at the Frank Sobil
Tournament in Oshawa May 7-8, conceding only 1 goal all weekend, taking
the U14 Top Flight Championship title. Well done Warriors!
Front Row (L-R): H. Rempel, S. Clancy, H. Mackie, K. Caza, M. Buettel, D. Sauve, N. Pestell (C), C. Wheldon, S. Code
Back Row (L-R): Peter Mackie, K. Anagnostopoulos, R. McMullin, S. Beal, M. Geidlinger, A. Bowra, C. McGlynn, N. McFatridge, L. Rosen
Not pictured: R. Lopez (C)