DMCV SHARKS ANNOUNCE FALL SEASON
The DMCV Sharks TOPSoccer Program will kick off the fall season on Saturday, September 8th, 2018!
Players: Ages 6-25 years old
When: Saturdays, September 8th – November 10th, 2:00-3:30pm
Coaches: Mariette Hughes and Ericksen Gomez-Villeda
Cost: $60 per player
Includes: Jersey and soccer ball
What is TOPSoccer?
TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a soccer program that is designed to meet the needs of children and young adults with physical and/or mental disabilities. Disabilities may include but are not limited to: Autism, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, sight or hearing impaired, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The program is designed to foster the physical, mental, and emotional growth of the child and to teach basic soccer skills in a fun and rewarding environment.
About the Coaches
This is Mariette’s fourth season as head coach of our Topsoccer team, and we are so lucky to have the addition of Ericksen Gomez-Villeda, who has been coaching TopSoccer programs for the last 17 years. Coach Mariette played competitively at Washington State University and for several semi-professional teams here in San Diego. She has coached players of all ages, both recreational and competitive, for the past 19 years. Mariette also works as a clinical psychologist and has experience working with children who have disabilities. Coach Erick has worked with various programs coaching both competitive and recreational soccer for almost 30 years. He was awarded the TopSoccer award, Cal South Volunteer of the year, in 2016, and he has been a Cal South TopSoccer Instructor since 2009. Erick is also part of the new Grassroots movement, and is a certified Grassroots Instructor for Cal South as well. Both of our coaches are extremely passionate about soccer, coaching, and helping children and young adults realize their full potential.
To register please download the registration form and concussion form, and mail them to the Sharks office, along with your payment. If you have any questions about TopSoccer or to determine if this program is right for your child, please contact Mariette at (503) 730-7090 or [email protected] or visit our website at www.dmcvsharks.com
Where can I find out more information on TOPSoccer?
For more information, please click on the link below.