News and Announcements

Competitive/Comp Development

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Nov 9, 2017 1:40PM PST
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If your player is looking for a more focused team experience, look no further than ABSC’s Programs: Competitive U10 to U19 AND Comp Development U9 to U12 (a transition from Rec to Comp play).

PARENTS
Info Meeting – find out details about the progression of play beyond our Rec Program
Wednesday, Nov 15th, 6:30 pm
University Village Community Center

ABSC PLAYERS only
Skills & Scrimmages
Saturdays: Dec 2nd and Dec 9th
Fielding West
GIRLS 9 -10:30am
BOYS 10:30 – noon

ABSC coaches will assess player skills in this fun, stress-free environment and discuss with your family team options for Winter Futsal, Spring Season and beyond.

What's next for my player?

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Nov 6, 2017 5:32PM PST
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ABSC Parent Meeting
11/15 Wednesday
6:30-7:30pm
University Village Community Center
1123 Jackson St, Albany, CA 94706

What’s next at ABSC for my developing player?

Join ABSC Staff to learn about all the playing opportunities within our club for your developing player.

The club has a progression of age appropriate programs to offer from Recreational to Development to Competitive.

ABSC staff will guide you through exactly what our club offers each age group and answer questions to help you decide what might be best for your family and player in future seasons.

~ Your ABSC Team
ABSC celebrating 40+ years of community soccer. Learn it. Love it. Play it!

Dec Skills & Scrimmages

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Nov 6, 2017 11:18AM PST
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Saturdays: Dec 2nd & 9th
Fielding West
For ABSC players born 2010 to 1999
9:00 – 10:30 am GIRLS
10:30am – noon BOYS
No registration needed

Join us for skill-building and soccer fun! Drop off your player with ABSC coaches and go holiday shopping!

Interested in Competitive Program or Competitive Development, have your player’s skills assessed in this fun, stress-free environment and discuss with ABSC staff team options for Winter Futsal, Spring Season and beyond.

Concussion Awareness

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Nov 1, 2017 4:23PM PDT
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It’s the LAW!

On January 1, 2017, California Assembly Bill 2007 took effect statewide.

http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160AB2007

This law REQUIRES soccer clubs to provide parents and players with information from the Center for Disease Control in regards to concussions.

ABSC registration is NOT complete, until Concussion Awareness Forms are signed and submitted to ABSC.

PLAYERS CANNOT PLAY until they sign and return the information sheets below:

https://tinyurl.com/ParentConcussionForm
https://tinyurl.com/PlayerConcussionForm

Winter Indoor Futsal

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Oct 31, 2017 5:43PM PDT
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Registration OPEN https://tinyurl.com/ABSCFutsal
Play January through February 2018

FUTSAL is a fun opportunity for players to sharpen their foot skills, improve their game decision making and stay fit during the off-season.

  • U5-U6 8 Saturday morning classes (9:30, 10:45, 12:15)
  • U7-U16 5v5 indoor Futsal
  • 6-8 player teams
  • Kid-directed, no parent coaching. (With 2010-11 players, a parent may help with subbing if needed)
  • ABSC trainers lead a 30 minute pre-game practice and referee games
  • Play Saturdays OR Sundays from January 6th to February 25th
  • 8 weeks INCLUDING Presidents’ Day Weekend Feb 17/18
  • All games played in Albany/Berkeley gyms
  • No weekday practice
  • Wear either an ABSC uniform or ABSC practice t-shirt.
    (NO uniform sales during winter season)
  • One-time registration fee – no additional costs
  • Early-bird discount through November. Late fee after December 1st