We are pleased to present the new logo for our outdoor (Elite) program. Along with our new logo, comes the arrival of our new uniforms for the upcoming outdoor season. Our teams will wear black and white while representing the Academy on the field. We would like to thank the team at GADAR Promotions, located in Ottawa, for their amazing service in outfitting the Academy and branding all our new apparel. Club gear orders will be placed over the next few weeks for our teams. Anyone wishing to order new club gear should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Be sure to check out our new look on the outdoor section of our website. We are looking forward to a great season ahead!
FSTA is pleased to announce the successful addition of three teams for the upcoming 2017 summer season. The teams representing the Academy will include U10 Boys, U14 Girls and U16 Girls. The U10 Boys team is classified as a Development team, associated with the Long Term Player Development (LTPD) Program. The U14 Girls team is classified as a Tier 2 Youth Competitive team, and the U16 Girls team is classified as a Tier 1 Youth Competitive team. All three teams will play in the East Region Soccer League (ERSL), part of the Eastern Ontario District Soccer Association (EODSA). Our U10 Boys and U14 Girls teams still have a few spots available for anyone who missed our assessments and is looking to join us for the upcoming season. Please contact us if your child is interested in playing with us.
We are pleased to announce that we will be offering a Soccer Skills Development Clinic & Games Program (SSDCG Pro) for the Child Recreational age group (4-8 YRS) and the Development age group (9-12 Y...
This past January our Fusion Girls and Galy Fusion teams competed in the 2017 Bob Rathwell Memorial Futsal Tournament held in Ottawa.
The Fusion Girls team competed in the U16 Girls A division, while the Galy Fusion team competed in the U16 Girls B division. Both teams came out strong on Saturday with the Fusion Girls posting two wins in the morning, and the Galy Fusion taking three exciting wins in the early afternoon. After a long break in the day, the Fusion Girls played one final round robin game where they tied Derham1-1. At the end of round robin play, the Galy Fusion received a by to the finals and the Fusion Girls were slotted to play a semi-final game against Ottawa City Soccer Club the following morning.
The Fusion Girls pulled out another win in their semi-final game Sunday morning to move on to the finals where they would face Derham again. In a tough battle for first place, the score was tied after full time. The Fusion Girls would fall to Derham in a shoot out taking secon...
FSTA is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Ottawa Football/Futsal Club (OFC) for the upcoming outdoor soccer season. OFC is an existing member of the Eastern Ontario District Soccer Association (EODSA) and the East Region Soccer League (ERSL). While we will be registering our teams through OFC, and this partnership will be recognized, we will continue to be identified as FSTA.
Our outdoor District Development and Youth Competitive teams will be identified as "FSTA Elite". We are currently hosting open assessments for anyone wishing to join our teams. You can find the open assessment schedules on our website by following the links to Development and Youth Competitive soccer on this page: www.frankssoccertraining.com/outdoor-programs.
We are looking forward to a great first outdoor season! Register today to ensure your spot for summer 2017.
This past weekend, some of our coaches attended the EODSA’s Soccer Development Conference for 2016 held at the Louis Riel Dome in Orleans. The Conference offered on-field and presentation-style educational sessions for coaches and match officials. The coaches enjoyed sessions run by Kevin McGreskin, John Moreira, and Bob de Klerk.
The first session, run by McGreskin, focused on player vision and awareness of the field. McGreskin took a simple passing and receiving drill and provided the players with different tasks to complete of increasing levels of difficulty, in an effort to force players to pay attention to their surroundings. McGreskin pointed out that although we as coaches are constantly pointing out to players that they need to have awareness and vision of the field, we often do not provide players with the ability to improve on these skills. Therefore, when asked, a player may be able to identify that they need to be aware of their surroundings, but when put into a game situati...