Come out and support our 02-04 Premier Team at home this Saturday 11/18 at 2pm on Field 4 against Mount Sinai FC Stampede.
Just a reminder that our next and final session for our Fall 2017 In House Program will be next Saturday, November 18, 2017. No session on Saturday, Novermber 11, 2017. We look forward to seeing everyone on the 18th.
Washingtonville Soccer Club’s Director of Coaching Attila Nyiri was invited to attend the FC Barcelona Youth Football Meetings in January.The two-week event is held yearly for the coordinators and directors of the FC Barcelona youth program to meet and discuss the progress of the youth system for players U8 – U17.Coach Nyiri was given the opportunity to coach and impart his knowledge to those in attendance through lectures on the “Effectiveness of Tying the Correct Practice Methods to the Right Level of a Players Psychological Development“ and “How Players can Deal with Stress During Practices and Games.”
The event is mainly for those coaches and directors that are employed by FC Barcelona.Coach Nyiri was invited in recognition of his commitment to the Barcelona Method and Style of Play and implementing it in youth soccer programs in the United States.
During his visit, Coach Nyiri had the opportunity to speak with several members of the FC Barcelona staff including Pere Gratacos, Head of Training and Knowledge who is also the head of “La Masia.” “La Masia” is the name used for the FC Barcelona Youth Program.Coach Nyiri also was able to spend time with Joan Vilar, Head of Barcelona Methodology.
A goal of the visit is for Coach Nyiri to begin the groundwork for a future cooperation between the Washingtonville Soccer Club and FC Barcelona.
Above: Director of Coaching Attila Nyiri with Pere Gratacos.
Above, left to right: Director of Coaching Attila Nyiri with Pere Gratacos and Joan Vilar; Director of Coaching Attila Nyiri outside the "La Masia" facility.
The Washingtonville Soccer Club is proud to announce two of our Travel Players won the State Championships at the 2016 Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge which was held at West Point on October 23, 2016.
After winning the Regional Round earlier in the day, Jenna Belcher and John Kaste out scored the regional winners from Upstate and Long Island.
The competition is designed for players 9 to 14 years old to demonstrate their skill and accuracy while taking a penalty kick. In the regional and state round, each player is given 25 shots from the penalty spot. The goal is divided into a point grid and players are awarded points by the location of their shot.
Jenna is a member of our '05 Girls Lady Lightning and John a member of our '02 Boys FORCE.
Jenna is the State Champion in the Girls 10 Year Old Division and John in the Boys 13 Year Old Division.
Congratulations to them both on their accomplishment.
The Washingtonville Soccer Club is pleased to introduce to the soccer community our Director of Coaching, Attila Nyiri. Coach Nyiri brings to the Washingtonville Soccer Club a true passion for the game along with an impressive resume. He has spent time with various clubs and colleges taking on roles as coach, athletic director, camp director, program director, coach in the New York State Olympic Development Program, and most recently as president/director and founder of the LRSA club.
Preceding his return to the United States in 1998, Coach Nyiri spent time in Germany as head and assistant coach to a myriad of professional, semi-professional, and youth soccer associations. While in Spain, he worked closely with Laureano Ruiz (former coach of FC Barcelona), as a head coach, personal assistant, instructor, and translator.
Coach Nyiri will be incorporating the various methods and strategies he has acquired throughout his soccer career, especially from his experience with Laureano Ruiz, with our players and coaches. This will begin with Coach Nyiri organizing our upcoming tryouts on May 7, 11 and 14, 2016. Coach Nyiri will also hold camps this summer based on the Barcelona Style of play. The first will occur June 27-July 1, 2016 at our Shaw Rd. Complex in New Windsor NY.
As a long time Washingtonville resident, Coach Nyiri brings with him much knowledge and foresight to the Washingtonville Soccer Club and will be an asset to our coaches and players as we continue to strive for excellence in the beautiful game of soccer.
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