The Santa Cruz County Youth Soccer League



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the Santa Cruz County Youth Soccer League

P.O. Box 2035, Santa Cruz, 95062

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2014 Santa Cruz Classic!

Santa Cruz Classic 2014The 2014 Santa Cruz Classic Tournament is going to be held on September 27th & 28th 2014. Application to play in the Santa Cruz Classic is open to all Copper, Bronze, and Silver teams from CalNorth.

Check out the Tournaments page for more information!

Referee classes - 2014 Clinics

Mid County Soccer Club is pleased to host a Grade 8 Entry-Level Referee Class. The class will be held at Main Street Elementary School, (3400 N. Main St., Soquel, CA). Class times are as follows:

  • July 30th and 31st (newly added dates!)
  • Monday, August 4 – 6 PM to 9 PM
  • Tuesday, August 5 – 6 PM to 9 AM
  • Wednesday, August 6 - 6 PM to 9 PM
  • Thursday, August 7 – 6 PM to 9 PM

The class will cost $30, Checks made payable to Mid County Soccer Club and due the first day. For preparation of the first class session all students MUST view and answer questions from USSF Online Video Modules @

To register go to the following link:
Class registration must be completed on this website.

If you have any questions, please contact at


Pajaro Valley Soccer Club is pleased to host a Grade 8 Entry-Level Referee Class. The class will be held at Watsonville High School, (250 E. Beach St, Watsonvillel, CA). The Classroom D5 is located off of Blackburn St and is closest to the Tennis courts. Class times are as follows:

  • Thursday, August 14 – 6 PM to 9 PM
  • Friday, August 15 – 6 PM to 9 AM
  • Saturday, August 16 - 9 AM to 3 PM
  • Sunday, August 17 - 9 AM - 3 PM

The class will cost $25, Checks made payable to PVYSC and due the first day.

To register go to the following link:
Class registration must be completed on this website.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ann at


Any child 13 and above or adult who wants to become a PAID referee, needs to take the Class 8 Referee Class and the following club's are hosting classes on the following dates.

Depending on the age of the game that you are the referee for and whether you are center or assistant, you can make $25 - $35 per game. We offer training and practice to make you a good referee. You can do 1-3 games in a row and make good money. Your referee schedule can work around your own game schedule if you are playing. You will need to buy your referee attire but you will be reimbursed the more games that you do and the more experienced you get.

For more information please contact:
Susie Nowak:

Coaching - 2014

There are upcoming courses for the USSF E License in April, May and June that will be taught in Santa Cruz.

For more information and to sign up please go to the CalNorth Website.

Spread the joy of soccer!

Donate your uniforms (shirts, shorts, socks, and/or shoes) to youth in Mexico, Rwanda, Guatemala, Ghana & other countries, that have none!

Contact Gabriel or Audrey at 429-9511 or drop your uniforms off on their front porch at 310 Morrissey Blvd in Santa Cruz. Don't let your outgrown or worn uniforms shoes sit in a drawer unused! One world, one game!

-- In case you are wondering if the clothes ever really get to these kids, check out these photos from a 2007 trip to a Rwandan orphanage!

1st - Jaws-99-White - "World Cup" Beach Tournament

July 7th, 2014: Santa Cruz City's Jaws 99 White took first place in last weeks hotly contested GU14 beach tournament, with teams coming from as far away as Placerville. ​The girls finished 2nd two weeks prior, in the ProAm Beach tournament, and were not going to settle for 2nd again! The girls finished with an impressive 4-1-0 (+16 GD). In the final, the Jaws girls kept their composure against an aggressive and very vocal Livermore Fusion squad. The girls used their local beach knowledge/training to come away with a strong 4-1 win!

Jaws 99 White win 1st place in Beach Tournament
Top - Meck, Schiebel, Thompson, Peachey, Payne, Senkier, Rasmussen
Bottom - Murphy, Hockett, Mitchell, Deppmeier

The Santa Cruz Sharks 00 Blue take second place in the Region IV President’s Cup in Morgan Hill, CA.

June 15th, 2014 - The Sharks, a wildcard team called to compete at the last minute as a finalist in the Northern California President’s cup, fought valiantly through six games -- winning two in round-robin play against Oregon and Alaska, then beating Colorado in the Quarterfinals and Idaho in the Semifinals to reach the Finals Sunday morning against the HG Eagles from Cal-South. The Sharks scored first on a penalty kick by Jonathan Sherwood-Flett in the 19th minute. Cal-South answered in the 60th minute, sending the game into two overtime periods. A goal by Cal-South in the 80th minute gave them the win. Cal South moves on to the National President’s Cup in South Dakota.

The Sharks, a Santa Cruz City club team, were coached by German Plaza and Thanasis Kottas. The Sharks’ Travis Hatcher was a top goal scorer in the tournament with a total of 5 goals.

Knights U9 Boys take 2nd place at District II Spring Cup!

June 9th, 2014 - The Scotts Valley/San Lorenzo Valley Knights U9 Boys team took 2nd place at the District II Spring Cup in Morgan Hill June 7th and 8th, 2014.

Sharks 00 Reach State Finals -

The 2013 Sharks 00 Blue (boys under-13 competitive soccer team), after reaching the State finals of the President’s Cup. This event has teams representing  Cal South, Cal North, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Utah, Idaho and Alaska. The Champion of this event will represent Region IV at the National Championship in Greenville, SC from July 11 thru July 13.

This is the first time that a team from our club has the opportunity to play and represent  Santa Cruz at the regional level of competition.

Most of the players on this team started playing soccer at the recreational level (U6), and the team has volunteer parents as Coaches and Manager.

To view scores and standings

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The schedule of games for the Sharks 00 Blue is:

Jaws 99 White - 1st Place - U14 "A" Division

Jaws 99 White - finished the Watsonville Soccer Central Indoor "A" division undefeated, with a record of 8-0-0! Despite having the strongest competition in years. I.e., Breakers 99 (Las Olas), MCFC, PV United, Hollister, Salinas (Aftershocks) and SV/SLV, the girls still finished with a +31 Goal Differential! Jaws would like to thank Alexis and the Soccer Central staff for another great season!

Jaws 99 White Pictured: Meck, Lindley, Payne, Hedrick, Murphy, Mitchell, Millard, Rasmussen, Thompson, Magliato, Maltese, Schiebel, GWiazda, Hockett, Deppmeier (not pictured)

SVSLV Soccer Club D3 Wolverines Win Big in Sunnyvale (District II Cup).

SVSLV Soccer Club Wolverines

Santa Cruz City's, Jaws 99 White, takes 1st place in the Gold/Silver division at the 2013 Soccer By The Bay.

Jaws finished with a total team effort, both defensively and offensively (6 goal for and 0 goals against). The girls finished with a impressive 3-0-1 record, to start their fall season.

Santa Cruz City Jaws 99 WhiteTop Row: Murphy, Millard, Thompson, Hockett, Deppmeier, Rasmussen, Meck.
Bottom Row: Magliato, Schiebel, Payne, Edwards, Mitchell, Salzman, Lindley.
Front: Gwiazda, Maltese (not pictured)

Aptos Tide 00G go undefeated in Spring 2013 CCSL!

Aptos Tide 00G Spring 2013 Team Photo

The Tide 00G had to rebuild last year when new Head Coach Jeff Zahraie teamed up with Manager Marguerite Remde to build a team starting with only a few remaining players from the original team. They managed to have a very successful Fall season, and now have completed an undefeated Spring season. Way to go Tide 00G!

- Santa Cruz City YSC - Jaws 99 White finished 1st place,
in fall CCSL Silver Elite division.

2012 Santa Cruz Jaws 99 White 2 Team MembersTeam Members: Pictured: (top row) Abbey Meck, Grace Schiebel, Georgia Deppmeier, Olivia Ross, Anika Lindley, Eleanor Mitchell, Gina Gwiazda, Maia Maltese, Sophia Magliato, Morgan Eidam. (bottom row) Haley Jones, Bella Hockett, Eden Edwards, Olivia Rasmussen, Talia Millard.

- Season Highlights -

  • 1st place - Gold / Pro-Am Beach soccer
  • 1st place - Premiere / Beach Soccer Blast
  • 1st place - Silver Elite / CCSL
  • 2nd place - Tour of Champions
  • 2nd place - Coppa Madera
  • 2nd place - DII Cup, Gold
  • 2nd place - Soccer Central Indoor league
  • 3rd place - Place United Cup (D-1 Only)

For Past Soccer News see: News!


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