TVSC News

Andy Cumbo Joins TVSC!


April 21, 2016


The Tri Valley Soccer Club is pleased to announce that Andy Cumbo will be joining the TVSC coaching staff as a consultant to our senior teams. Andy comes to TVSC with a strong background in the game at both the intercollegiate and club levels.


Andy is currently the Head men’s Coach at Cal State East Bay and has served as a Division II Coach for 15 years. He has also coached at the club level with some of the Bay Area’s top clubs for the past seven years.
Andy will work closely with Zlatan Sahmanovic, TVSC Director of Player Development, and our Senior Staff Coaches to assist the development of our senior boys teams.


Zlatan Sahmanovic states “I am very excited to have Andy working with our Club! He is a mentor of mine and someone that will have a very positive impact on all of our players and staff”


Andy holds a US Soccer “A” license. He will join TVSC effective Wednesday, April 27th!


TVSC Announces New Staff Coach – Zlatan Kuckovic!


March 29, 2016


The Tri Valley Soccer Club is pleased to announce that Zlatan Kuckovic has joined the coaching staff and will commence his position with the Club on Monday, April 4th.


The Bosnian native has an extensive level of experience in the game as a player and coach. Zlatan will be taking on the head coaching position for the TVSC U14 Real Boys team.


Zlatan played club soccer in the Bay Area and attended University of California, Irvine where he played Division 1 soccer. He has also coached at several organizations, including North Huntington Beach Soccer Club in Southern California.

 

TVSC Launches New App for IPhones and Androids!


The Tri Valley SC mobile app is now available and can be downloaded for Apple and Android mobile phones on one of the links below! The app will give you instant access to Tri Valley Soccer Club news, field locations, closures, club events, team schedules, videos, staff profiles and more. It will also give you access to our TVSC apparel store, where you can buy TVSC gear to show your team support while on the sidelines. Most important, with the app installed, you can choose to receive our notification alerts for field closures, TVSC Emergency Alerts, and your team specific notification alerts. These alerts play an important role in our Club communication protocol and we strongly recommend that you download and install your Club app today!


To download search "Tri Valley Soccer Club" in Goggle Play Store and Apple iTunes Store.


TVSC Referee Class, Grade 8 – May 13th - 15th in San Ramon


The Tri Valley SC will be hosting a US Soccer Class 8 Referee School, May 13-15, 2016, at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel in San Ramon. The class will be managed by TVSC Referee Coordinator Moe Shafai.


As our Club continues to grow, we need your help (parents)! We have a shortage of licensed referees and we need at least one parent from each of our competitive teams to register and complete this course! As a gesture of our appreciation, each parent that registers and completes the class will receive their Club volunteer fee back ($125.00). In addition, if you serve as referee or assistant referee for 10 games in the upcoming fall season, you will receive a $50.00 bonus on top of your compensation for officiating these games.


To reserve your spot, please contact Kevin Iwanaga at kevin.iwanagatvsc@gmail.com  Space is limited – please assist the Club and become a game official. Please click here for class information.

 

Welcome to the New TVSC Staff Coaches


The Club would like to formally welcome our new staff coaches for the upcoming 2016 season. Larry Jackson is a former All American at Santa Clara and has professional experience in Europe and Major League Soccer (MLS). Larry will coach two teams and also serve as the Boys Goalkeeper Coach. Krissy DeCesare, a former Division 1 player at UC Santa Barbara and is an experienced youth and interscholastic coach. Krissy will coach two teams and also serve as the Girls Goalkeeper Coach for TVSC.


Kevin Iwanaga has been promoted within the Club and will now oversee all team scheduling, referee coordination and serve as the TVSC Tournament Director for the 2016 Tri Valley Champions Cup!

 

TVSC July Tournament Now Open for Registration!
July 23-24, 2016 at Rancho San Ramon


The Tri Valley Champions Cup is now open for registration for silver and bronze level teams age 9 and under through 12 and under, boys and girls! Teams can register for the Champions Cup by going to Gotsoccer and this link…..


The tournament promises to be a great event for all teams and spectaors….

 

Congratulations to TVSC Coach Lou Arseneault!


Congrats to Coach Lou who as informed that she was going to be given an opportunity to play soccer in the Finnish women’s professional league in 2016. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Lou and the Club fully supports her pursuing this opportunity!


Lou will be playing for Kokkola F10 in the Ykkonen Division which is just under the premier division in Finland. Lou will be the first Canadian player for Kokkola F10!


The plan at this point is for Lou to return to TVSC in either late May or in October to continue her coaching assignments. Lou will be leaving for Europe in later this month and we wish her every success in this endeavor!


Watch for updates from Finland….



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US Soccer Player Development Initiative!


The Tri Valley Soccer Club would like to inform our membership of two major changes in the way that our competitive teams will be formed for the 2016 season, as recently announced by the US Soccer Federation in Chicago. These changes have been adopted by our playing league – NorCal Premier League.


The initiatives, introduced by US Soccer, revolve around a change to player registration age groups that focus on the player’s calendar birth year, rather than the current format that runs August to July. The second initiative will standardize small sided games for players in the U6 through U12 age groups.


Both initiatives will be mandated throughout Northern California beginning in the spring season of 2016 for teams U6 to U13. All teams U14 and above, will follow suit once the State Cup competition is completed in the spring of 2016.


Additional information will be made available after the RAC meeting on Thursday, November 19th!


TVSC Players in the college ranks!


Congratulations to Juan Alfaro, Aliarianmanesh, Omid Eibagi, Michael Flicek, Gio Cruz, Joey Jones, Daniel Rodriguez and Kienan Weekes for their continued success at the collegiate level within the NCAA.


                                       

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TVSC Escrip – Sign up Now! - Support your Club!


It’s that time of year again, shopping for your loved ones for the Holidays! There is an easy way to both shop and to have merchants donate to the Club’s scholarship fund.

The Tri Valley Soccer Club and EScrip have formed a partnership that will benefit all of our members and the Club via an Online Shopping Mall that includes over 800 stores. If you shop online at Amazon, Apple, Dell, See’s Candy or Nordstroms, these are just a few examples of what is available.

The program also includes shopping at selected retail businesses (Big O tires), including grocery stores (Lunardis)! There are many stores participating in this promotion!

Restaurants are now part of the program. Some local ones are Shiraz, Country Waffles, Favorite Indian and Black Angus.

To sign up for the EScrip program and to register your cards, please go to http://www.escrip.com/ and look for the group name of Tri Valley Soccer Club and follow the prompts. It’s easy to sign up and will benefit our Club and the scholarship program!


TVSC Club Scarves are Now Available!


After several design recommendations, the new TVSC Club Scarves are now available to order. Our thanks to all those who participated in the design process!


There is a limited supply of inventory that is being offered at the introductory price of $20.00. After the initial special supply has been exhausted, orders can be placed through Soccer Pro in Dublin for $24.99 plus tax.


Take Advantage of this Special Offer Now (quantities are limited)! Click here for the TVSC Club Scarves Order Form!


The Perfect Gift for TVSC Soccer Players and Fans!