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2014 Golf fundraiser/silent auction

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On July 26th at 10am the San Clemente Surf Soccer Club will host our first annual golf fundraiser at the Bella Collina Golf Club in San Clemente. This tournament will help raise funds for the future direction of the club as well as provide financial assistance for players that do not otherwise have the opportunity to play club soccer year round.

We are looking for local businesses that would like to support our efforts by offering to sponsor a hole for $500 or a foursome for $550. We will provide signage at the hole and a table set up if needed as recognition of the event on our web-site, club e-mail blast and social media. This sponsorship is tax deductible.

We have already secured some great silent auction items from our sponsors Nike, soccer.com and ESPN World Cup team have signed our jersey with World Cup legends Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Michael Ballack and Gilberta Silva all supporting our club and event.

Please contact Jeremy Nixon at 949-836-1807 or jdnixon7@cox.net for more information. You can also secure your spot on the link below.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/san-clemente-golf-fundraiser-tickets-11404339687

We sincerely appreciate your time and consideration of our club !

San Clemente Surf Soccer Club

 

2014 SC Surf Summer Camps

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Our summer camps will take place in July and August 2014.

Club Camp ; Club players (aged 8-14 years old) July 28-August 1st. Vista Hermosa Sports Park 9-12 am each day

Club Camp : High school aged players (aged 14-18) July 28-August 1st. Vista Hermosa Sports Park 1-3 pm each day

Skills Camp : Players aged (6-12) August 11th- 15th. Vista Hermosa Sports Park 9-11 am each day. Open to all players in the community.

The camp are staffed by UEFA A and B licenced coaches who come over from Europe in the summer and work with clubs such as Manchester City, Dundee United, Newcastle United in the EPL and SPL.

Over 200 players participated in our camps last year coming from as far away as England, Ireland and Florida

For registration information contact Chris Murray on 949-547-0439 or scsurf@outlook.com

 

San Clemente Surf (formerly SC United) affiliates with San Diego Surf

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Youth Soccer News: San Diego Surf Soccer Club Grows Affiliate Network Adding San Clemente Surf Soccer Club

The San Diego Surf Soccer Club welcomes SC United into the Surf SC’s affiliate program this week. The new affiliate joins Anaheim, Hawaii, Inland Empire, Murrieta and Utah Surf SC affiliates, and will become “San Clemente Surf Soccer Club” beginning this season.

“We’re thrilled to partner with such a quality, up-and-coming organization. SC United has that special combination of coaching quality, administrative professionalism, field access and organizational ambition that we look for in each Surf affiliate. We see big things in their future, and plan to invest in their success going forward,” said Surf Soccer Club’s VP of Affiliates, Bryan Thistle.

Director of Coaching Chris Murray commented on the club's affiliation with Surf, “It’s a fantastic move for us to affiliate with such a professional organization as San Diego Surf Soccer Club.""We're thrilled to partner with the Surf organization. Our players are going to benefit in many ways from the support and opportunities the Surf network will provide us," said Edson McClellan, San Clemente Surf President.San Diego Surf SC new Affiliate San Clemente SOC Murray

"Surf SC has an impressive infrastructure both on and off the field and are nationally recognized as one of the top clubs in the country. We have worked hard to build a development-based training model in San Clemente implemented by an experienced coaching staff, such as UEFA A licensed coach and former Northern Ireland international Eric Macmanus, who serves as Director of Coaching for the boys' program," said Murray. "We are confident that this move will enhance our professionalism in all areas and provide security for our families by utilizing the outstanding resources that Surf has to offer, allowing us to develop our players to their full potential.’’

Both clubs have worked together in the past with notable alumni Roger Downes, who played at SC United for over 6 years before moving to San Diego Surf SC for his final years of play. During this period, the two clubs worked together as Roger won CIF Player of the Year, LA times Player of the Year, continued with a successful collegiate career captaining L.M.U to a West Coast Conference championship and then pursued a professional opportunity to train with Dundee United in Scotland with top youth coach Stevie Campbell.

“From the time I arrived at the club in 2004, we have concentrated on building a strong grassroots program with an emphasis on providing attention to detail, as well as working to progressively challenge our players each year. The program has grown organically from 4 to 16 teams and we are very confident more success stories such as Roger Downes will develop due to our new affiliation with Surf. We recently sent one of our U9 boys to London for a trial with Fulham in the EPL, one of the top academies in Europe. We are excited that players in San Clemente will not only be able to receive professional coaching in town, but will now have a variety of pathways to pursue their soccer ambitions through the Surf organization,” remarked Murray.

The San Clemente club has a unique element that focuses on player development off the field. With the inception of the club's Community Service Program, Director Kerri McClellan encourages participation in service projects throughout Orange County with organizations such as the Friendship Shelter, FAM, Project Linus, Homefront America, Rock the Autism, The Welcome Inn and the Special Olympics. These projects give the club’s players the opportunity to make a contribution to their community, as well as the time to work on team chemistry off the field. "The program has been a wonderful way to provide our athletes with an enhanced experience, while making a difference in the San Clemente community, " says McClellan.

- See more at: http://www.soccernation.com/sd-surf-sc-adds-san-clemente-surf-soccer-club-to-affilate-network-cms-5590#sthash.mLRyVQPi.dpuf

We are delighted to announce we are now part of the Surf Organization

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It is with great pleasure and excitement that we are delighted to announce to our members and potential members that our Board of Directors voted unanimously to become an affiliate of Surf Soccer Club. Our new name will be San Clemente Surf Soccer Club.

Surf SC, based out of San Diego, has become a nationally recognized club soccer organization with one of the premier college tournaments in the nation that every college coach knows and trusts.

Surf SC is one of only 11 Nike Premier Clubs in the country, we will now be part of a great organization that has members as far away as Utah and Hawaii.

"We're thrilled to partner with the San Diego Surf. The Surf is a top-rate organization and our players are going to benefit in a variety of ways from the support and opportunities the Surf network will provide us."

Edson McClellan, President

SC United is now San Clemente Surf Soccer Club! Here’s a FAQ about the transition:

 

 

Q: What’s our new name?

A: We will be known as San Clemente Surf Soccer Club but we can be referred to as San Clemente Surf or SC Surf. Team names will switch for the 2014/2015 season.

Q: Why are we becoming a Surf Soccer Club affiliate?

A: While SC United has built a great reputation since 1997 in San Clemente, Surf Soccer Club is a nationally-recognized brand that we believe can help us competitively by attracting coaches and players. The Surf Soccer affiliate program will benefit our club in a number of ways including

i) leveraging the Surf Soccer network and tournament organization to establish a signature club tournament, something we are looking into for 2015

ii) ongoing coach training and support from Surf Soccer coaches, including internationally renowned instructor Wayne Harrison,

iii) administrative and legal support,

iv) playing opportunities on Surf Select teams which will participate in national-level tournaments nationwide;

v) Nike Premier Club pricing on the best Nike gear,

vi) participation in major sponsorship deals that are network-wide,

vii) participation in Surf in-house scrimmage days,

viii) tournament entrance assistance,

ix) assistance in exposure to college coaches through the Surf network and tournaments, x) availability of international touring opportunities, and xi) all the benefits of joining the Surf family and working as a team to accomplish our goals.

Q: How much is this going to cost?

A: There is no per-player fee to become an affiliate for this inaugural season. It is intended that the per-player fee will remain $0 for the length of our agreement.

Q: What is the term of the affiliate agreement?

A: The initial term of the agreement is three years, with consecutive automatic extensions. It’s the desire of both Surf Soccer Club and our club that this agreement lasts considerably longer than the initial term.

Q: What is the purpose of Surf Soccer’s affiliate program?

A: Surf Soccer Club has established a network of clubs to share resources, collaborate and partner in projects involving soccer education and instruction, tournament planning and promotion, field development and club administration. Surf Soccer Club hopes to share their expertise and that of their affiliates to build uniformly well-run professional organizations that develop our players and successfully transition them to the next level of play.

Q: What is going to change along with the name of the club?

A: Our uniforms will change – we will look similar to the San Diego Surf teams in their colors of royal blue/white/black. We also hope that our dedication to the pursuit and negotiation of this affiliate agreement demonstrates to you that our Board is 100% committed to to provide a platform for the kids to pursue their soccer ambitions while playing in town, and that creates a sense of excitement about the future of the club. We’re here to stay, and we are aggressively pursuing advancement at all levels of the club that will benefit you and your children.

 

 

 

Rock With Autism

Karaoke Jam & Instrument Drive When: Sunday April 27th Time: 3pm-5pm Where: San Clemente Community Center 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, CA 92672 What: Come show your support for Autism Awareness Month and Rock the Autism. “Karaoke Jam & Instrument Drive”, will begin at 3pm and everyone is invited.

Kids from the RTA programs will be singing their favorite song on stage and shine like the Rock Stars they are! We will also be having a bake sale, awesome raffle items and jewelry from Stella & Dot. *Bring your gently used instrument that has been sitting in the corner and donate it to Rock the Autism!

Special thanks to SC United, our local San Clemente Club Soccer organization who has partnered with Rock the Autism to help make this amazing event happen. *All proceeds go to Rock the Autism to help continue programs in our schools and Boys and Girls Clubs.

Come show your support and join the fun!!! Rock the Autism Mission Statement: Rock the Autism is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and dedicated to bringing a lifetime of Music to those living with Autism by putting instruments and microphones in the hands of Autistic and special needs children and letting them be free to express themselves.

For more information and/or to donate please call Tammy Jo Leonard #949-285-7522