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2021-2022 ESC PLAYER REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND LEARN MORE.

There will be no in-person tryouts: we will be forming teams based on our substantial data set about the current ESC players (assessments during 2020-2021) and new players (questionnaire within registration and assessment during interviews with Directors). Visit our Team Formation Page for more information about our process and our seasonal plans for teams.

Please read this extensive review about our Team Formation process for 2021-2022 HERE.

U9-U11 players (birth years 2011-2014):
Registration due by July 9 ($50 registration fee after July 9)
Teams posted on July 17 (registration will now add the player to our waitlist)

U12-U19 players (birth years 2003-2010):
Registration due by July 23 ($50 registration fee after July 23)
New player interviews July 25-27
Teams posted by July 31

Players who register AFTER teams are posted will be placed on a wait list for review by our Directors.

Thank you for your donations!!

Help Us Kick It Back So Other Kids Can Get In The Game
The Kick It Back program started as an effort by Tony Sanneh and MLS to collect soccer shoes and redistribute them to individuals in need. Since its inception in 2009, the program has expanded as an initiative of The Sanneh Foundation. The program now receives jerseys, shoes, balls and other new and gently used sports equipment, allowing Kick It Back beneficiaries to safely participate in sports. Equipment is distributed within local communities, nationally and internationally. With your help, they've collected and distributed over 25,000 pieces of equipment over the past year!
 

Thanks to ESC player El Novak, who is serving as a Youth Ambassador for TSF on this program, and her dad Paul Novak, who volunteers for TSF on their Board of Directors for getting this program set for this spring for all of us in Edina!

Field Status

Updates will be posted here by 3pm weekdays with any field updates.

ESC Summer Camps 2021

Registration for summer camps is now OPEN! - visit the Camps and Training page to learn more!

2021-2022 ESC Uniforms

Ordering is open year-round! - see our Uniforms page for pictures, the link to order and sizing info.

*Must order by August 3rd to guarantee arrival before the fall 2021 league season.

Weather Protocol for Spring/Summer

Normal soccer season weather procedures are in place - assume training is ON, unless a message is posted on the ESC Home Page by 3pm daily. 

If an early session gets canceled due to storms - we may still be able to have a later session if the storm passes. Be alert to messages via email.

30 minute wait per standard weather procedure for lightning. 

Should there be severe weather during an evening session, we will handle per the protocol below:

 

Goalkeeper Training

Learn more about ESC's Goalkeeper Training program on our Goalkeeper page - click HERE!

Referees Needed!

In order to assure that there is a full crew assigned to every match for our soccer club, we need more referees. Adults: this is a great way to spend time with your kids while making money!

The Minnesota State Referee Committee has made some changes to the new referee process:

  • All new referee requirements can be completed ONLINE at MinnesotaSRC.com 
  • There is no in-person clinic!
  • You can complete the process at your own pace, all online. 
  • New Referee certification is good all the way through December 31, 2021 (as is any certification done earlier in 2020).

You can earn anywhere between $25-$70 a game.
 

Refereeing is a great way to stay active and involved in the game. 
 
If you have any questions, please contact either Bill Garner or Tyler Dalsin, ESC's representatives at
MAT Assigning, and/or visit ESC's Referee webpage.

Bill Garner
wgarner18@comcast.net 
 
Tyler Dalsin

tyler@matassigning.com
612-751-4432

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ESC Implements Zero Tolerance Policy on Referee Abuse

This policy has been developed to address the growing (and unfortunate) trend of referee abuse in youth sports, in general, and youth soccer, in particular.  Our policy, as set forth in the document below, is simple: Any physical or verbal abuse of referees is as unacceptable as physical or verbal abuse of players.  It is never acceptable for spectators to criticize referees, verbally or otherwise, at an ESC event.

See the link below to view the new policy in it's entirety.


Creating a SportsEngine account

Click here to create a SportsEngine account for the Edina Soccer Club website

• PLEASE NOTE: When you create an account on the website, if the system gives you a message that says your email address already exists, that means you already have a NGIN account through another organization's website. Please enter your username and password, or click the links provided if you forgot one or both. Once logged in, you will automatically be placed in the Edina Soccer Club Member Directory on the website.