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Change To Mid-Season Coaching Clinic


In order to better accommodate coaches who are coaching on Saturday, we have rescheduled the Mid-Season Coaching Clinic to Sunday September 21, 2014 at Lincoln Park, beginning at 3:30 p.m. The times/details are as set out below.

Thanks you for your understanding as we try to make it possible for more coaches to take advantage of this opportunity. Please spread the word regarding this change to coaches you know.

Please do not block houses or driveways when parking – please be considerate of those in the neighborhood!

Mid-Season Coaching Clinic – Sunday September 21, 2014 at Lincoln Park, Alameda

3:30 pm at Lincoln Park for U7-U8 coaches

5 pm at Lincoln Park for U10-U12 coaches (U14+ also welcome – practices can be developed for you to take to your teams)

Topics covered:
Reflection of experience so far – tips and tricks that have worked for you, challenging players individually, tactics and game management, 2v1’s, 3v2’s and beyond.

Materials received:
Additional practice plans for developing players

Please confirm your attendance for these classes by emailing: Lee Dunne,

Fall Registration is Closed, Fall Season Started!

The Jack London season will start 9/6 and continue for 10 weeks. U10 and older rec games will be scheduled and posted at the website

U6/U7/U8 games are scheduled in-house and you will get the schedule from your age group coordinator.

Competitive Norcal games will be scheduled and posted through the Norcal process and published on the Norcal website.

Congratulations to the Following Volunteers

Honored at our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner!

Julie Conner U8G – Recreational Coach of the Year 2014
Mike Barnes U9G – Competitive Coach of the Year 2014
Jen Burns, Board Secretary – Volunteer of the Year 2014
Sami Adranly, Webmaster – President’s Award 2014

And special recognition to:

Thu-Huong Nguyen, Registrar – Lifetime Volunteer Award, for her many years of dedicated service to the Club and families of Alameda

The Alameda City Council Honored Alameda Islanders Teams

Alameda City Council

The Alameda City Council honored Alameda Islanders teams and program in May 2012 with a Mayoral Proclamation that recognized all ASC players and volunteers, including teams winning State Cup and League Championships. ASC is proud of all of its teams and players for their athletic and academic achievements, and good sportmanship. A picture of players representing the Club at the Council meeting and a copy of the proclamation is below.