News and Announcements

Congrats! ABSC high school ladies!

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Nov 15, 2018 12:56PM PST

Earning Varsity: 9 players, Jr. Varsity: 9 and Frosh: 2.

Our girls are now proudly representing: Albany High, Bentley High, Berkeley High, El Ceritto High, Marin Academy, Sir Francis Drake High, St. Mary’s College High and Salesian College Preparatory.

Referee Training

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Nov 7, 2018 9:53AM PST

Details @>Referees>RefereeCourses

Grade-8 Entry Level Certification Course Aug TBD 2019

  • Entry-level referee certification includes: indoor classroom sessions and outdoor field sessions
  • Offered to adults and youth 13 years old and older
  • New, inexperienced referees will be teamed up with more experienced referees to officiate in the younger age groups and eventually work up to the higher age groups.
  • You must complete BOTH sign-ups to be fully enrolled.
  • First-come, first-served – limited enrollment.
    Date/Times: Aug TBD 2019 8:30am – 6:30pm
    Location: Blue Barn Clubhouse at 777 Harrison Street, Berkeley

ABSC In-House Introductory Referee Training Course – Aug TBD 2019
ABSC players take advantage of this FREE in-house referee training course. Students who complete the one-day course will be able to officiate ABSC in-house games at the Under-7 through Under-10 age levels.

Sign-up in
Offered ONLY to ABSC players and families!!!!! (no exception)
Must be at least 12 years of age
Date: Aug TBD 2019
Time: 9am-12.30pm
Location: Blue Barn Clubhouse at 777 Harrison Street, Berkeley

Dec 1 Comp Tryouts

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Oct 29, 2018 5:25PM PDT

Gilman North Turf (Field A) – no rain expected!
Girls: 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Boys: 10:30 AM – noon

If your player is interested in a more focused level of play and missed attending a competitive team practice for skill assessment, please sign up your player (see below) and join us on Saturday to tryout. Competitive team coaches will be there for you to meet along with ABSC Staff to talk about our programs.

Nov 1 – Nov 16
Tryouts for RECREATIONAL players who want to play Competitive in SPRING.

  • Sign-up by Sunday, Nov 4th
  • Parents should drop by to speak with ABSC Staff
    Nov 1 Thurs 6-7:30 @ Blue Barn OR
    Nov 3/4 @ ABSC Tents at fields (Fielding West, Ocean View, Grove )
  • Player attends appropriate tryout for skill assessment and placement – details sent after player signs-up.

Drop & Shop

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Oct 29, 2018 11:05AM PDT

Skills & Scrimmages – skill-building and soccer fun for all ages of ABSC players!

Saturday: Dec 1
9:00 am – 10:30 am GIRLS
10:30am – noon BOYS
Gilman North Turf

No registration needed. Just drop off your player with ABSC coaches and go holiday shopping!

Interested in Competitive or Competitive Development Programs?
ABSC Coaches and Trainers can assess your player’s skills in a fun, stress-free environment. Discuss your player’s options for Winter Futsal, Spring Season and beyond.

Registration OPEN

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Oct 27, 2018 6:52AM PDT

Play January through February 2019

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 Saturday or Sunday morning classes
U6-U19 5v5 indoor Futsal
6-8 player teams
Recreational and Competitive
Kid-directed, no parent coaching. (With 2011-13 players, a parent may help with subbing)
ABSC trainers lead a 30 minute pre-game practice and referee games
Play Saturdays OR Sundays from January 12th to February 24th – INCLUDING Presidents’ Day Weekend Feb 16/17
All games played in Albany/Berkeley gyms
Optional weekday outdoors skills clinics on Turf
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 to Nov 19
Late fee Nov 20 – Dec 17

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