2014 MPSA Annual General Meeting

This year’s AGM is scheduled for Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6:30pm, at the soccer hut. Positions up for re-election on the MPSA board are President, Treasurer, Girl’s House League Director, Senior Director, Officials Director, and Registrar.

We encourage all members to consider running for board positions and attend the AGM to discuss matters related to our soccer programs. Interested parties must fill out the 2014 Nomination Form and have it signed by two active MPSA members. All nominations must be submitted no later than October 23, 2014. Forms can be emailed to Beth Liverman or dropped off to the office on Smallwood Drive. All nominations should be to the Attention of Renée Pendergast, Board Secretary.

Practice for GU18 and BU18 Cancelled

Due to the weather BU18 and GU18 Open Tryouts for tonight, October 30th have been cancelled. Additional Tryout times will be rescheduled for next week, check the MPSA website for updates.

GU16 All Star Selections

MPSA 2015 GU16A TEAM

1. Keeley Cox
2. Emma Druken
3. Cecilie Dumaresque
4. Courtney Hanlon
5. Kristen Jenkins
6. Hannah McCarthy
7. Emma Murphy
8. Joanna Pecore
9. Breanna Pelley
10. Olivia Pendergast
11. Hannah Pond
12. Makayla Puddicombe
13. Makenzie Puddicombe
14. Emily Rowe
15. Kelsey Smith
16. Ashley Stratton
17. Hannah Williams
18. Kylie Woodford

Boys & Girls U18 Tryouts Schedule

MPSA 2015 Boys & Girls Under 18 All Star Open Tryouts

GU18 (1997-1998)

Thurs. Oct. 30 @ 6:00-7:30 p.m. @ Middle Smallwood

BU18 (1997-1998)

Thurs. Oct. 30 @ 7:30-9:00 p.m. @ Middle Smallwood

Tryouts conducted by Technical Director Jim Hamlyn. Additional sessions will occur if necessary.

MUNN Insurance Scholarship

Each year MUNN Insurance provides two scholarships, one male and one female, in the amount of $2,000 to an MPSA member.

Criteria to be considered in awarding scholarships:

• High Academic achievement
• Outstanding contribution to soccer with the MPSA
• Excellent soccer ability (for players)
• Excellence of character

This scholarship is open to all members in good standing with the MPSA and who, since June 1, 2012, were either:

a) A player with the MPSA, or
b) An official with the MPSA, or
c) Who volunteered in some way with the MPSA

Scholarships shall be awarded to students proceeding from Grade 12 to full-time enrollment at any Recognized University or Post Secondary Institution, or to any member who, since the 2012–2013 educational year, enrolled in a full time course of study at any Post Secondary Institution approved by the Scholarship Selection Committee.

Candidates must complete the MUNN scholarship application in full and provide all required information, documents, and letters in order for their application to be considered. Scholarships will be paid to successful applicant(s) or institution on behalf of the successful applicant upon confirmation of fulltime studies at an accredited University or College. Deadline for applications is October 31, 2014. Applications can be mailed to the address located on application.

Expression of Interest – All Star & Metro Coaching Positions

The Mount Pearl Soccer Association (MPSA) is currently seeking expression of interest for coaching positions for the following All-Star  & Metro teams for the 2014-2015 soccer season: Continue reading Expression of Interest – All Star & Metro Coaching Positions

GU12 All Star Selections

The MPSA is pleased to announce the following selections for the Girls Under 12 Teams:
Continue reading GU12 All Star Selections

Register Now for Fall & Winter Soccer Programs

MPSA is now accepting registration for Fall/Winter programs!  Programs are offered for ages 3 & up.
Fall Program: 10 weeks starting October 3rd, ending December 13th, with no soccer on October 11th.
Winter Program: 10 weeks starting January 11th 2015, ending March 14th, 2015.

This year’s winter training will be conducted at the Techniplex. The facility we used last year in Mount Pearl for training is no longer available  The Association is still waiting to hear from the Techniplex on our scheduled field times.

We thank you for your patience and we will communicate the schedule as soon it becomes available.

Continue reading Register Now for Fall & Winter Soccer Programs

Here’s to Another Great Season! Seeking Feedback.

Another year of great soccer comes to a close.  The board of directors at MPSA would like to thank the following staff for making this 2014 year successful; Beth, Hannah, Katie, Jim, Robert, Craig and all the summer staff for the hard work in delivering a great season of all star, micro and house league soccer.  We would also like to extend this thank you to the Coaches who volunteered their time to look after the teams this season.

Each year the association looks for new ways to attract players, improve our programs and generally ideas on how we can serve our members better.

We are seeking feedback on the following questions from our membership:

How is the overall delivery of our programs?

Is there enough staff support, presence and help on the fields?

Are responses to your concerns handled promptly?

Are the results to your concerns satisfactory?

Are there things you would like to see improved in our programs? If so, explain?

All responses can be sent to soccer@mpsa.ca, we thank you for your continued support.

City of Mount Pearl Names Upper Field “The Ed Moyst Soccer Field”

Come join us on Saturday, Sept 6 @ 11am, as highly respected and well known soccer personalty  Ed Moyst is reconized for his outstanding contributions and leadership to the sport within the province. The City of Mount Pearl will name the “Upper Smallwoood Field” the ‘Ed Moyst Soccer Field”. See invitation below for details.

Invitation – Naming of Upper Smallwood Soccer Field 

MPSA Girls Under 10 Win Sunsplash Tournament

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The Mount Pearl Girls Under 10 team took first place at the Sunsplah Tournament in Paradise on August 17th . An awesome weekend was had by all!  Ava Colbert received MVP and Lacey Murphy Most Spirited. Great job girls!!