Our U15C2 Girls have had a tremendous tournament season this year and took 1st place in their 3rd tournament of the season. The latest victory came at the Lakeville Father's Day Tournament. This team has posted two previous championships this season - the Woodbury Classic and the St. Croix Cup. The team is coached by Ben Northrop and assisted by Vanick Ng.
The Stingrays had an unexpected cheering section at the Bloomington MegaCup when the Blue Crew arrived from their Lakeville Tournament with signs and chants to cheer the Stingrays Saturday morning game. Fun for all on a beautiful Saturday morning!
NSSA U14 C1 Girls Take Apple Valley Invitational Championship
The NSSA Storm U14 Girls C1 team took the Championship title Sunday afternoon at the 35th Apple Valley Invitational Tournament. The tournament which was held at Eastview High School, hosted multiple NSSA teams over the weekend. The girls played hard against the Eden Prairie Fusion team earlier Sunday to make it to the Championship round where they defeated Minneapolis United 1-0. Congratulations Ladies, you did your coaches proud.
U10 Maroon Girls Strong Showing at All American Cup
Stingrays dominate tournament
NSSA Stingrays continue to impress with a dominant showing against MTA, Minnetonka, Mankato and Dakota Rev; winning first place in the all American Cup tournament while focusing on a possession-style of play this past weekend (June 13-14, 2015).
Our U10 Boys Maroon team received the MYSA OATHS Award for Fall 2014 along with three other NSSA teams. Referees at every game rate players, coaches and fans for their positive and respectful support of players, coaches and referees. NSSA appreciates the positive contribution our U10 boys have made and recently recognized them with grey pullovers contributed by a NSSA member. Congratulations to the four NSSA Teams for representing NSSA in the best way.
U9/U10 Boys & U14 Boys Team Up to Share Soccer Experience
This past week, the U9/U10 Boys teams were treated to a session with our U14 C2 Boys. In coming days and weeks, the teams will watch each other play, combine practices occasionally and share their enjoyment of soccer. We look forward to more teams pairing up in the coming weeks. A big thank you to Denise Petrick for her organization of these events.
Award recognizes sportsmanship in Minnesota soccer community
The NSSA U14 C2 Boys received the MYSA OATHS Award for Fall 2014 along with three other NSSA teams. Referees at every game rate players, coaches and fans for their positive and respectful support of players, coaches and referees. Only one team from each level and gender is selected. NSSA appreciates the positive contribution these teams make to soccer in Minnesota and recently recognized each team with grey pullovers contributed by a NSSA member. Congratulations to our NSSA Teams for representing our club well!
Recognizes players, coaches and spectators for good sportsmanship
The NSSA Blue Crew (U13C1) was recently recognized for their MYSA OATHS Award (Outstanding Ambassadors of Teams Honoring Sportsmanship). Only ONE team from each level/gender is chosen each season. Our club recently recognized four NSSA teams who were recipients of this award in 2014 with grey pullovers contributed by a NSSA member. Congratulations to the teams, coaches and their fans for representing NSSA well through their respectful and encouraging attitude. Pictured with the Blue Crew is Paul Wikstrom, NSSA President.
MYSA Recognizes players, coaches and fans with OATHS Award
The NSSA U13C2 Boys were recently honored by NSSA for their MYSA OATHS Award for 2014. NSSA recognized the team recently with grey pullovers contributed by a NSSA member. Only ONE team from each level and gender is chosen each season. Congratulations to the four NSSA teams who received OATHS recognition this past year for representing the best of NSSA through their respectful and encouraging attitude.
Congratulations to the U12 C1 Boys for a great showing at the Centennial Cup April 11-12. The team split into two teams and both played well. Pictured here is the Blue team holding the Championship Trophy. This team is coached by Paul WIkstrom.
NSSA promotes youth soccer throughout the Roseville Area and Mounds View public school districts in the north metro area of the Twin Cities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. We are volunteers serving approximately 2,000 youth through organized Recreational soccer leagues for ages 7 through 18 and Competitive teams for ages 9 through 18. We welcome you to our Club!
NSSA Co-Directors of Coaching
Jacob & Katelynn Fast
Jacob and Katelynn Fast serve as Co-Directors of Coaching for North Suburban Soccer Association. As DOC, their focus is on developing NSSA’s players and coaches on and off the field through structured, technical and tactical focused training sessions and coach education clinics. Jacob currently holds a "C" license" and Katelynn holds a "D license" from the United States Soccer Federation. Visit our Training Page for more information on the Fasts.
NEW FST Program - Individual Footskills Training for U9/U10
NSSA Footskills Training Program (FST) is a 6-week program that will work with U9/10 players, developing their individual footskills and understanding of the game through small-sided games and guided free play. Both competitive and recreational players will gain from these sessions. Sessions will include specific emphasis on dribbling, passing, receiving, first touch, ball striking, shooting and finishing. A typical session will consist of 15 minutes of technical training, 15 minutes of foundational, tactical ideas and 30 minutes of free-play overseen and enhanced by NSSA’s professional training staff. Sessions will provide an arena to allow players to take hundreds of touches on the ball each week and face situations where they will be challenged to make decisions. This program will enhance your child's NSSA soccer experience, develop skills for their current season and prepare for the upcoming 2015-2016 season. Sessions will be held at Bucher Field, 5900 Mackubin Street, Shoreview, MN. Visit our Training Page for more information on registration.
*Sessions are organized in a pool-style comparable to the U9/10 competitive program, led by professional NSSA staff, NSSA's Directors of Coaching, and our U9/10 Technical Director.
NSSA Soccer Development Program for 5 to 8 year olds
Session II Registration Now Open; Saturday Sessions, July 11 the August 15
Young players (U5-U8) are at an ideal intellectual and physical stage to learn and retain both techniques and foundational tactical ideas for soccer. NSSA has created a young player development program to lead in the growth of our community’s 5 to 8 year olds. Program includes 8, 1-hour Saturday session at Bucher Field. Cost is $65 and includes a NSSA training shirt). Click here for more information. This program is designed to enhance your child's soccer experience and will NOT conflict with league play. Register Now!
NSSA U9/U10 Technical Director, Julian Guilbeault
Julian Guilbeault is known throughout the Twin Cities area for his amazing ability to teach technique to players of all ages and engage and relate with young players through his passionfor the sport.His extensive playing background includes training at a professional soccer facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil and three years on the University of St. Thomas Men’s Varsity team.Julian has worked with elite-level players, clubs and high schools within the Twin Cities. He enters his fourth year with NSSA and is transitioning from coaching to leading the development of NSSA’s young competitive players. As U9/10 Technical Director, he will work directly with the coaches of these age groups within pool training and team training.
Summer Camps for 2015 - Register Now
Technical and Tactical Skills Development
NSSA recommends several camps for our NSSA youth soccer players.
NSSA Total Futeball Soccer Camp, June 15 - 19 @ Shoreview Commons
Directed by Greg Wheaton and ISSE.
For ages 6 - 12. Cost is $95.
For more information visit: isse.us
Mounds View High School Girls Soccer Camp, June 15 - 19 @ MV High School
Directed by Terry Patraw, MVHS Girls Varsity Coach.
For grades 7 through 12. Cost is $95.
For more information visit: Mounds View Girls Soccer
Roseville Area High School Girls Soccer Camp, June 22 - 25 @ RAHS Stadium
Directed by James Cave, RAHS Girls Varsity Coach
For grades 6 through 9. Cost is $90
For more information visit: RAHS Girls Soccer
2015/16 NSSA Competitive Try-Out Dates
Location: University of Northwestern St. Paul, Stadium
REGISTRATION FOR COMPETITIVE TRYOUTS IS NOW OPEN (updated 06.08.15)
Information about the evaluation process and team formation can be found on our Competitive Page. Location: University of Northwestern St. Paul Stadium, 3003 Snelling Ave. N., Roseville, MN 55113 Cost: $35 (U9 - U18) Click our Registration Page to Register
Sunday, July 26
Ages: U12 - U18, Boys & Girls
8 - 10 am
10 - 12 am
12 - 2 pm
2 - 3:30 pm
U16 - 18 Girls
3:30 - 5 pm
5 - 6:30 pm
U17 - 18 Boys
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Monday, July 27
Ages: U16 - 18, Boys & Girls
5:30 - 7 pm
U16 - 18 Girls
7 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, July 28
Ages: U14 & U15, Boys & Girls
5:30 - 7 pm
7 - 8:30 pm
Wednesday, July 29
Ages: U12 & U13, Boys & Girls
5:30 - 7 pm
7 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, July 21 & Thursday, July 23
Ages: U9 - U11, Boys & Girls
5:30 - 7 pm
7 - 8:30 pm
RAIN DATE INFO: Thursday, July 30, 4:30 - 9 pm & Saturday, August 1, 8 am - 8 pm
Location: Chippewa Middle School, 5000 Hodgson Rd., Shoreview, MN 55126