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July 2007 Newsletter
From: Tom Gross
Subject: DC Stoddert Soccer July E-News: Jr. Ref Course, Cleat Exchange & More
DC Stoddert Soccer E-Newsletter
Serving the Washington, DC Community for 30 Years
July, 2007 - Vol 1, Issue 5
In This Issue
DCST Coaches in Ethiopia
New Jr. and Sr. Referee Courses
The ’E’ssential Coaching Course
Weekly Skills Clinics Return
Soccer America Offer
Save the Date!
July 23 - Aug. 20
Summer Camps by DCST Coaches
July 28  10 am-6 pm FIFA Grade 9 referee course @ Jelleff
Aug. 22  6-9 pmJunior Referee Course @ Jelleff
Sept. 3  10 am-1 pm   Cleat Exchange @ Jelleff
Sept. 7- 8 Coaching ’F’ License @ Jelleff
Sept. 8 - Fall Season Begins! Register Here
Sept. 10 - Weekly Skills Clinics begins for U8-U12 Girls and U8-U12 Boys
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Only eight weeks until Fall Season starts--and we have lots of summer offerings to get you ready. Karen Kelser and campers June 2007Camps run through Aug. 27. A new junior referee course starts Aug. 22. And our annual Cleat Exchange Sept. 3 will have choices galore! Recreational Soccer opens Saturday, Sept. 8. It’s not too late to register online. (A second late fee kicks in Aug. 13.) Weekly skills clinics begin Sept. 10 for U8-U13 boys and U8-U12 girls. Check the Web site for updates and events. Stay cool!
Ethiopian Coaching Exchange, Part II
Mohan and Kate in Addis Ababa June 2007Think competition for field space is tight here? Try having to shoo several aggravated vultures off the pitch at Ethiopia's national soccer stadium to start training. Read Travel Director Kate Samsot's account of DCST's June 12 odyssey--and help her outreach efforts.
Summer Referee and Jr. Referee Courses
referee w/red cardWhet your whistles, folks. DC Stoddert Soccer is offering several referee courses this summer--including a free August 22 class for junior referees (6th, 7th and 8th graders) taught by Referee Director Walt Anderson, 2004 FIFA Referee of the Year. Sign up online or E-mail Walt for more information about the referee program and training opportunities.
The USSF ’E’ Course -- ’Essential’ Training for DCST Coaches
Len Oliver trains his 3,500th coach Director of Coaching Len Oliver has trained 3,645 coaches since 1989. Read why the USSF ’E’ Course is his favorite--and why DC Stoddert requires it.
Len Oliver, center, flanked by 2006 ’E’ Course grads Philip Pernet, Emmanuel Tamen, John Symington, Tracy Pyles, John Hymes, Marcel Sindjui, and Andrew Days

Weekly Skills Clinics Return in September!
Your child will have fun while honing touches and techniques at DC Stoddert Soccer’s popular weekly clinics. The U8-U12 Girls’ Clinics, taught by Girls’ Developmental Director Karen Kelser, begins Monday, Sept. 10. The U8-U13 Boys Clinics, coached by DCST Technical Director and USSF ’A’ License holder Sona Walla, U9/U10 Boys Players Development Academy director Craig Jones and U10/U11 Boys Players Development Academy director and VYSA "2005 Coach of the Year" Mohamed Bennani begins Tuesday, September 11. Sign up now! 
We have a great Fall season lined up. So kick back, catch a D.C. United game, and get ready to charge back onto the pitch in September. Happy summer!
Tom Gross
DC Stoddert Soccer League
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