Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Mustangs Host Cal State Northridge, Face No. 9 UC Irvine

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – For the second-successive season the Cal Poly men’s soccer program will attempt to open Big West Conference play with consecutive victories when hosting Cal State Northridge at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The Mustangs (4-3-1, 1-0-0), unbeaten against ranked teams this season, conclude their week at No. 9 UC Irvine on Saturday, Oct. 9. Both matches get underway at 7 p.m. Cal Poly has never lost against... Read more

Finkelstein Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – After assisting the Cal Poly men’s soccer program to consecutive victories, yielding just one goal in 181 minutes of action and registering his first shutout of the 2010 campaign, Mustang sophomore goalkeeper Brett Finkelstein was named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. During just his second appearance in goal this season, Finkelstein recorded five saves on Sept. 29 as Cal Poly closed the non-conference portion of... Read more

First Half Goal Holds up in Win Over UCR

RIVERSIDE, Calif. —The Cal Poly women’s soccer team was outshot 19-11, but it was Julie McKee’s first goal of the season that made the difference in the Mustangs 1-0 win over UC Riverside in a Big West Conference game on Sunday. With the win the Mustangs improve to 6-5-1 overall and 1-0-1 in conference play while UCR falls to 1-9-2 and 0-2 in conference play. With the temperature on the field well over 100 degrees, causing... Read more

Sigler Golden Goal Lifts Cal Poly to 1-0 Victory

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – For the second-successive season the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opened Big West Conference play with a 1-0 overtime triumph as junior center back Patrick Sigler’s 92nd-minute strike lifted the Mustangs to victory against UC Riverside on Saturday evening at UCR Soccer Stadium. Just a minute into overtime Sigler charged toward the UC Riverside penalty area and, after corralling a loose ball following a tackle, fed senior forward David Zamora. Zamora promptly backheeled... Read more

Cal Poly Battles LBSU to 1-1 Draw

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team battled Long Beach State to a 1-1 draw in a Big West Conference game on Friday afternoon. The Mustangs thought they had made a break through with a 69th minute goal, but LBSU was able to tie the game in the closing minutes. With the tie the Mustangs record is now 5-5-1 while Long Beach State is 7-3-2. Tiffany Gammow scored her first goal of the season... Read more

Mustangs Complete Non-Conference Play with 2-1 Triumph

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Freshman forward Justin Hill tallied his first collegiate goal in the 34th minute and junior midfielder Jake Hustedt’s 62nd-minute penalty counted as the game-winning strike for the Cal Poly men’s soccer team on Wednesday evening as the Mustangs registered their first home victory of the 2010 campaign with a 2-1 triumph versus Cal State Bakersfield at Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Sophomore goalkeeper Brett Finkelstein (above) finished with five saves for Cal... Read more

Mustangs Defeat San Diego State, 1-0

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team made a first half goal standup in defeating San Diego State, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at the SDSU Sports Deck in front of 220 fans. With the win Cal Poly evens its record at 5-5 while SDSU falls to 2-7-3 After struggling to get their offence on track in the 1-0 loss at Pe.pperdine on Friday, the Mustangs came out aggressive against a solid San Diego State squad. The... Read more

Cal Poly Falls to Pepperdine, 1-0

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Pepperdine women’s soccer team scored a first half goal that would stand up to be the game winner as the Waves defeated the Mustangs, 1-0, on Friday in Malibue. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 4-5 while Pepperdine improves to 6-3-1. Play will continue on the road for the Mustangs as they travel San Diego State for a game on Sunday. Peppperdine pressed the attack in the first half as... Read more

Loyola Marymount Streaks Past Cal Poly, 4-1

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Junior midfielder Jake Hustedt registered his first goal of the 2010 campaign on Thursday evening, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program saw an unbeaten run of eight-straight regular season games at Alex G. Spanos Stadium snapped with a 4-1 defeat versus Loyola Marymount. Cal Poly (2-3-1), which witnessed Loyola Marymount (4-3-1) place 11 of its 18 shots on target, conceded first-half goals for the first time this year after strikes... Read more

Mustangs Shut Out Weber State, 4-0

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. Bianca Burright’s third goal of the season would be all the Mustangs would need, but went on to add three more in a 4-0 shutout over Weber State on Sunday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium. With the win the Mustangs improve to 4-4 while Weber State falls to 0-9. In the first 10 minutes of the game you would never know that Weber State was winless as the Wildcats controlled play in... Read more

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Cal Poly Draws No. 17 UCLA in Front of Record Crowd

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly men’s soccer team doubled No. 17 UCLA’s shot output on Friday evening, but in front of the 10th-largest regular season attendance figure in NCAA history, the Mustangs opened the home portion of their 2010 schedule with a scoreless draw against the Bruins. Junior center back Patrick Sigler matched a career-best effort with five of Cal Poly’s season-high 22 shot attempts, but with 8,717 supporters on hand, none of... Read more

Second-Half Barrage Sends Notre Dame Past Cal Poly

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Five separate Notre Dame players found the back of the Cal Poly net during a 23-minute span in the second half of Sunday’s Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament finale at Alumni Stadium as the host Fighting Irish strode to a 5-1 victory against the Mustangs. Junior Cameron Walters’ goal six seconds from time marked the lone reply for Cal Poly (2-2-0), which opened tournament play on Friday by defeating No. 18 Indiana before... Read more

Mustangs Fall to Utah State in Overtime

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team scored late to push the game with Utah State into overtime, but a goal in the 96th minute of play propelled the Aggies to a 3-2 win at Bell Soccer Field in Logan UT on Sunday. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 3-4-0 while Utah State improves to 3-1-3. Cal Poly’s Whitney Sisler continued her hot play when she picked up her team leading fifth... Read more

Bernardi, Mustangs Upend No. 18 Indiana, 1-0

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Forward Chris Bernardi’s first official goal as a member of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program came at the opportune moment as the sophomore’s 83rd-minute strike helped the Mustangs open the Notre Dame-hosted Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament with a 1-0 victory against six-time national champion and No. 18 Indiana on Friday afternoon at Alumni Stadium. Re-inserted into the match during the 75th minute, Bernardi (right) – who finished with a team-best four... Read more

Mustangs Fall to No. 1 North Carolina, 1-0

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to the defending national champions and the current No. 1 team in the nation, North Carolina. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 3-3 on the year while UNC improves to 5-0-1. Cal Poly will return to the field on Sunday when they travel to Logan, UT to take on the Aggies of Utah State. The lone goal came early in the... Read more

Burgos Reconvenes with El Salvador Men's National Team

SAN LUIS OBISPO – On the eve of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 1-0 season-opening victory at Denver on Sept. 3, senior forward Junior Burgos was hundreds of miles away preparing for a separate endeavor: the El Salvador Men’s National Team’s friendlies against Honduras on Sept. 4 and Guatemala on Sept. 7. One of 22 players invited to last week’s Los Angeles training camp and one of only two amateur selections for El Salvador’s two-match... Read more

Cal Poly Falls at Air Force in Overtime, 2-1

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Junior Tim White’s first goal of the 2010 campaign provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer team a 14th-minute lead, but a penalty from Air Force sophomore forward Zane Dydasco in the 65th minute and an overtime strike from sophomore forward Conor Henry assisted the Falcons to a 2-1 victory on Sunday afternoon at Cadet Soccer Stadium. Through sophomore forward Chris Gaschen, who netted the game-winning goal in Cal Poly’s 1-0 season-opening victory... Read more

Two Second Half Goals Lift Mustangs

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.Senior Whitney Sisler scored her third goal of the season and sophomore Bianca Burright, her second, as the Cal Poly women’s soccer team defeated the Spartans of San Jose State 2-0 in a non-conference game at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Friday. With the win the Mustangs improve to 3-1-0 for the season while SJSU falls to 0-4-0. The Mustangs return to the field when they travel to Tucson, AZ to face the Wildcats... Read more

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Sisler's Two Goals Lead Mustangs Over Long Island

Waipahu, Hawai’i – Whitney Sisler came off the bench to score Cal Poly’s two goals in a 2-1 win over Long Island in the final game of theOHANA Hotels and Resorts No Ka Oi on Saturday night at Waipi‘o Peninsula Soccer Stadium. With the win Cal Poly improves to 2-1 for the season while Long Island falls to 1-1. LIU pressured the Mustangs throughout the first half, outshooting the Mustangs 8-2, but Sisler entered the game... Read more

Bernardi Brace Secures 2-0 Victory for Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO – A solo effort in the 28th minute and a header in the 71st allowed sophomore forward Chris Bernardi to notch the initial two goals of his Cal Poly tenure on Saturday evening as the Mustangs completed their 2010 exhibition slate with a 2-0 victory against UC Santa Cruz. In a match played primarily in UC Santa Cruz’s half of Alex G. Spanos Stadium, Cal Poly outshot the Banana Slugs, 24-6, and produced... Read more

Mustangs Pick up First Win, Defeat Hawai'i, 2-1

WAIPAHU, O‘ahu – Two first half goals lifted the Cal Poly women’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over the University of Hawai‘i Rainbow Wahine soccer team Friday night to pick up the team’s first win of the 2010 season in the OHANA Hotels and Resorts No Ka Oi tournament Friday night at the Waipi‘o Peninsula Soccer Stadium. Cici Kobinski got the Mustangs on the board early (1:50) in the match when she poked the ball... Read more

Cal Poly Falls against Mexico U-20 Men's National Team

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Less than two weeks remain until the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opens the 2010 regular season and following a minor setback during the program’s initial preseason exhibition match, the Mustangs will look to solidify their winning form when hosting tuneup contests at Alex G. Spanos Stadium against the Mexico U-20 Men’s National Team on Wednesday, Aug. 25 and UC Santa Cruz on Saturday, Aug. 28. Both matches begin at 7... Read more

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Cal Poly Continues Preparation with Pair of Exhibition Matches

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Less than two weeks remain until the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opens the 2010 regular season and following a minor setback during the program’s initial preseason exhibition match, the Mustangs will look to solidify their winning form when hosting tuneup contests at Alex G. Spanos Stadium against the Mexico U-20 Men’s National Team on Wednesday, Aug. 25 and UC Santa Cruz on Saturday, Aug. 28. Both matches begin at 7... Read more

No. 3 UCLA Shuts Out Mustangs, 7-0

WESTWOOD, Calif. – The UCLA women’s soccer team scored early and often in picking up a 7-0 over the Mustangs in the 2010 season opener for both teams on Sunday afternoon. UCLA scored its first goal in the seventh minute of play and added a second two minutes later added a second for a 2-0 lead. Before the half was over the Bruins would add four more goals for a 6-0 half time lead, the last one... Read more

San Francisco Tops Cal Poly in Exhibition, 2-1

SAN FRANCISCO – Junior midfielder Jake Hustedt’s 10th-minute strike provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer team an early lead during a Saturday exhibition match versus San Francisco, but unassisted goals by Dons freshman forward Karl Kraft each side of halftime sealed a 2-1 victory for the hosts at Negoesco Stadium. Early shot attempts by Cal Poly junior midfielder Wes Feighner and freshman forward Karson Payton forced saves from San Francisco sophomore goalkeeper Brendan Roslund before Hustedt... Read more

Women's Soccer Kicks off 2010 Season at No. 3 UCLA

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team will open the 2010 season Sunday when the team travels to Westwood to take on No. 3 UCLA at the North Athletic Field at 4 pm. The Mustangs defeated Azusa Pacific 3-2 in a exhibition game at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Wednesday. The Mustangs were paced by sophomore Bianca Burright’s two goals. Senior Whitney Sisler opened the scoring in the 14th minute of the... Read more

Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Set to Clash on Fox Soccer Channel

SAN LUIS OBISPO – For the second time in three seasons the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s central coast showdown at Alex G. Spanos against nationally-ranked UC Santa Barbara will be broadcast live on national television the Mustang Athletics Department and Fox Soccer Channel confirmed recently. Scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 27, the match will kick off at 8 p.m. The Mustang program last welcomed Fox Soccer Channel on Oct. 17, 2008 as Cal Poly and UC... Read more

Cal Poly Selected to Finish Third in Big West Standings

SAN LUIS OBISPO – A year removed from matching program records for Big West victories (six) and highest finish in the conference regular season standings (second), the Cal Poly men’s soccer team was designated for a third-place showing in the league table, following the results of the 2010 preseason coaches poll, released early Wednesday afternoon. Cal Poly, which returns four All-Big West selections, 18 letterwinners and its top-five goalscorers from a 2009 squad that finished 8-10-2... Read more

Burright's Two Goals Lead Mustangs to Exhibition Win

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s sccer team defeated the Azusa Pacific Cougars, 3-2, in the lone tune-up game before opening the 2010 season on Wednesday night at Alex G. Spanos Stadium in San Luis Obispo. The Mustangs opened the scoring early when Whitney Sisler chipped in a shot from the left side into the right corner of the net just 13.32 into the game. The half ended with the Mustangs holding 1-0 lead,... Read more

Mustang Men's Soccer Team Opens Preseason Camp Wednesday

SAN LUIS OBISPO – A year removed from matching program records for Big West victories (six) and highest regular season finish in the conference standings (second), the Cal Poly men’s soccer team will welcome back four All-Big West selections and five starters and introduce one of the nation’s more-heralded recruiting classes when the program opens its 2010 preseason training camp on Wednesday morning. “We want to have a very efficient and energy-filled preseason camp. It will... Read more

Monday, August 16, 2010

2010 AYSO Area 10/Q Coach Camp a Success!

Nineteen Advanced Coaches, 28 Intermediate Coaches, and 22 U12 Coaches were trained this past weekend at the Annual Area 10/Q Coach Camp. (Sixty-nine (69) AYSO coaches trained!)
From the feedback received, it was a terrific event. Barbara Haig did an absolutely fantastic job planning, and delivering this event (AND INSTRUCTING our U12 Course TOO!).

The crew from Region 716, Nipomo, Area 10/Qs smallest region, did an absolutely fantastic job with the food and facilities, and ALL of our regions had both students there to learn, and volunteers there to help serve food, etc.

Students were here on the Central Coast from Area 10/Q, 10/A, 10/V, and 10/W, and instructors from 10/Q and 10/A, as well as from AYSOs National organization.

It was wonderful to have support there from our National organization: National Vice President, Paula Berriz (who’s son Jason did a great job helping to instruct the goalkeeping and shooting modules), National Director of Events and Camps, Scott Gimple (who was a student in our Advanced Coaching Course), and, of course, Chair of the National Coaching Commission, Hugh McLeish (who instructed our Advanced Coaching Course).

Area 10/Q Coach Trainer, Rob Cantrell did a wonderful job instructing our Intermediate Coaching Course, and mentoring.

And, we had FOUR Advanced Coach Instructor candidates assisting with the instructing and being mentored. All did a terrific job.

The Cal Poly Men’s team did a lunch-time clinic for the coaches, and the Cal Poly Women’s team scrimmaged at the camp on Sunday, and provided our Advanced Coach Instructors a wonderful match-analysis opportunity.

Much appreciation to the three AYSO referees, Bill Csete, Greg Pisano, and Ted Ortiz, who came out on Sunday to support the coaching camp by referring the Cal Poly Women’s team scrimmage. They did a wonderful job.

AYSO is looking forward to holding the Coach Camp again next August. (They are penciling in August 12/13/14 for this camp, and will confirm the dates at our September Area meeting.)

CVSC teams perform well in July tournaments

The Coastal Valley Soccer Club would like to congratulate several of our teams on their strong performance in July tournaments. The following is a brief recap of their success:

CVSC Bulldogs, CVSC Chaos and CVSC Chelsea all brought home Championships in our club's host tournament, the Cool Summer Cup. CVSC Spartans were Finalist in the BU10 division.

CVSC United GU17 set up a busy July, attending two College Showcase Tournaments in Davis and Santa Barbara. In the Davis College Showcase, United was able to secure a position in the Championship game with a strong effort in pool play. United represented our club very well and brought home the Finalist medals after losing in finals, 0-3 to Diablo FC. In the Santa Barbara Premier College Showcase, United went undefeated, winning 3 games by scores of 4-3, 3-1 and 1-0. United continues their strong summer tournament schedule with the Mustang Stampede, Aug 7-9th.

CVSC Chaos continues to turn heads wherever they go. Chaos followed up their Cool Summer Cup championship with another Championship at the Huntington Beach Xtreme tournament in late July. Chaos outscored their opponents 21-5, going undefeated and bringing home the Championship trophy. Chaos will continue their summer tournament schedule with tournaments in Santa Barbara and Thousand Oaks in August.

Our boys were also represented well in the Championships in July as our BU14 Manchester Utd. team travelled to Cypress July 31st and played in the Cypress Cup. After a first round loss to Canyon FC (5-6), Manchester fought their way back with a 9-0 trumping of NHB Black on Saturday afternoon. A semi-final victory on Sunday morning versus Elite FC (4-2) put the boys into the Championship, where they triumphed over Santa Monica Utd 3-2. Well done Gentlemen!

Central Coast Teams bring it home at North South

Congratulations to the following Central Coast Soccer Teams who brought it home at the SLO Soccer Club North South tournament these past two weekends:

Central Coast Condors U10B -- Finalist, White
Central Coast Condors B99 -- Champion, Black
San Luis Obispo SC B99 Fire -- Finalist, White
Eagles Central Coast U12B -- Champion, Black
Coastal Valley Manchester -- Champion, Black
Central Coast Condors U16B -- Finalist, Black
San Luis Obispo SC G00 -- Silver Finalist, Black
Central Coast Condors U12G -- Finalist, White
Central Coast Condors G95 -- Finalist, Black
San Luis Obispo SC G95 -- Finalist, White

Well done!

Ticket Information Finalized for Cal Poly-Mexico U-20 Clash

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Fans who plan to attend the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 7 p.m. exhibition match versus the Mexico U-20 Men’s National Team at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Wednesday, Aug. 25 are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance of the event to grab the best possible seat and avoid stagnation at the admission gate. Prior to Aug. 25, the general admission price for youth (ages 2-13), seniors (60-plus) and Cal Poly students ... Read more

Mustangs Selected by Coaches to Finish Second in Big West

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Cailf. – Despite winning the regular season title for the sixth time last season and a stellar 14-5-1 overall record (7-1-0 in BWC), the Cal Poly women’s soccer team was selected to finish second in a poll by the head coaches of the Big West Conference. Head coach Alex Crozier’s squad received two first place votes and a total of 61 points. The team will be challenged in the preseason, facing the No. 1 ... Read more

Women's Soccer Reports for 2010 Season

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Cailf. – Head Cal Poly women’s soccer coach Alex Crozier opened the 2010 campaign on Wednesday with six returning starters and 12 returning letterwinners from a squad that posted a 14-5-1 overall record and won the Big West Conference regular season (7-1-0) title for the sixth time. But this season the team will have to improve on last season’s record the hard way, by facing the No. 1 and No. 3 ranked teams ... Read more

Cal Poly Welcomes Mexico U-20 National Team for Aug. 25 Bout

SAN LUIS OBISPO – The Cal Poly Athletics Department, Santa Barbara Soccer Entertainment and Mexican Football Federation jointly announced on Friday afternoon that the Mexico Under-20 Men’s National Team will face the Mustang men’s soccer program in a Wednesday, Aug. 25 exhibition showdown. Match time at Alex G. Spanos is scheduled for 7 p.m. “It’s very exciting for us to face this level of international competition. We will be playing against some of the most-talented young ... Read more


SAN LUIS OBISPO – The Cal Poly Athletics Department and Mustang men’s soccer team recently finalized the program’s match promotions schedule, community outreach endeavors and season ticket renewal offer for the 2010 campaign. The slate of events at Alex G. Spanos Stadium will run the length of the season and includes all nine home matches. Highlighting Cal Poly’s litany of events and giveaways is the program’s season ticket renewal special as the first 200 supporters who ... Read more

Click to enlarge Mustang Women's Soccer Program Unveils 2010 Schedule 2010 CAL POLY WOMEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULE

SAN LUIS OBISPO – The Mustang Athletics Department and 19th-year head coach Alex Crozier jointly announced on Friday afternoon the program’s 2010 regular season schedule, a 19-match slate that features one of the most high-profile contests in Cal Poly history – a Sept. 10 home date against 20-time NCAA Tournament titlist North Carolina. Cal Poly (14-5-1, 7-1-0 in 2009), the 2009 Big West Conference Tournament runner-up, opens its 17th Division I season on Friday, Aug. 27 ... Read more

Saturday, July 17, 2010

New Mens Soccer League for 35+

New Soccer League for Men 35 and older

CCSoccer Mens 35+ is a new soccer league designed to be fun for men 35 years and over that want to play soccer. Our goal is a recreational league where you can showcase your skills without worrying about missing work the next day! The rules will create an environment that will be more aggressive than co-ed, but not as cut throat as the competitive men’s leagues in the area.

Individuals can sign up, and you can group yourself with up to 4 others you want to play with. Each season we will mix up the teams, keeping with the recreational spirit of the league.

Games will be played at Damon Garcia in SLO on Thursday Evenings starting August 5th.

For more info, log into and check out CCSoccer Mens 35+!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Region 77 Brings It Home to AYSO Area 10/Q

Congratulations to Lompoc, Region 77, U12G, for bringing it home in the AYSO National Games Championship Game!

Today's victory comes in a 2 -1 win over Boynton Beach, FL. The games were played at the Polo Grounds in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Every two years AYSO teams from around the country are selected for invitation to the AYSO National Games. This year, three teams from Area 10/Q were selected, and two were able to accept these invitations, both from Lompoc, Region 77, a U10G team and a U12G team.

Before the National Games competition began, the players participated in a soccer-fest, playing in pickup teams with players from around the country. The soccer-fest is often a highlight for the players who attend the AYSO National Games.

This year, all the pieces came together for the Lompoc U12G team, putting them in second place in their pool, and providing them an opportunity to advance to the quarterfinals, semifinals, and ultimately to the championship game.

Nice work ladies! Congratulations to each of you!

2010 World Cup Soccer Camps with Catalyst & Cal Poly Soccer

This summer, Catalyst Soccer, proud supporter of AYSO Soccer, is celebrating the world's greatest sport with World Cup Soccer Camps! Once every four years, this month-long summer tournament is on display, with 32 of the top soccer nations in the world, and the best soccer players on the planet competing for their country to see who can be crowned World Cup champions. We hope to inspire, educate and celebrate during this World Cup summer with Catalyst Soccer. Catalyst is a not-for-profit youth soccer mentoring program, directed by the Cal Poly Mustang Soccer programs to help develop the youth of the Central Coast.
For more information on a SUMMER CAMP location near you, scholarship opportunity, or team discount, call Catalyst Soccer at (805) 541-3031 or simply go to
Super FUNdamentals (Boys and Girls, Ages 6-14): 9 to noon, Cost: $125
Little Skillsbuilders (Boys and Girls, Ages 4-6): 9:30 to 11 am, Cost: $75

Cal Poly Girls Super Skills


See brochure.

To sign up, visit If you need further assistance,
please call: Kathleen Lemieux at 805.756.2654.

• July 19-23, 2010
• Motivated Girls - Ages 9-14 years
• Cal Poly Sports Complex (located on campus)
• 9am- 11:30am

Men's Soccer Alumni Reunion Weekend on the Horizon

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Comprising the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s 8 p.m. contest against UCLA at Alex G. Spanos Stadium and an alumni match, the Mustang program is scheduled to host its first Alumni Reunion Weekend Sept. 17-18. The event begins on Friday, Sept. 17 as all alumni are invited to attend Cal Poly’s showdown against four-time NCAA titlist UCLA. All alumni will be honored at field level during halftime of the match, which serves...

Curtain Drops on Cal Poly's 2010 Men's Soccer Schedule

SAN LUIS OBISPO – With a slate featuring eight regular season home matches at Alex G. Spanos Stadium and a further eight contests against programs that qualified for the 2009 NCAA Tournament, fifth-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Mustang Athletics Department jointly announced the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 2010 schedule early Thursday afternoon. “Each season we set out to challenge ourselves and we have done that again this year,” said Holocher, who guided Cal...

Peterlin Reflects on First Season with Everton Football Club

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Following a brief vacation back in the United States and prior to his return back to Liverpool, former Cal Poly midfielder and current Everton Football Club member Anton Peterlin has filed his final Mustang on Merseyside journal entry for the 2009-10 season. The latest post and all previous entries can be viewed HERE or by selecting the above link.

Having appeared with the club’s reserve side during his initial professional season, Peterlin ...

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Friday, June 18, 2010

Korytoski to Pro Ranks while Reed Returns as Assistant Coach

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher finalized his managerial lineup for the 2010 campaign on Wednesday afternoon with the formal announcement that former assistant Ziggy Korytoski has departed the program to accept first team managerial and youth development roles with Guatemalan club Antigua GFC. Returning in Korytoski’s stead will be former Mustang defender Brian Reed, who served as an assistant under Holocher from 2006-08. Additionally, former assistant coach Glen...

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

2010 State Cup Champions: Central Coast Condors - G94

The Central Coast Condors G94 squad are 2010 Cal South State Cup Champions! The Under 15 girls team won the Governor’s tournament on April 24 in Lancaster with a Championship match win over South Coast Bayern.

Club & AYSO Participation

The SLOSC Coaching Staff has amended our AYSO participation policy for club players in our 2010 Season. We have given a lot of thought to what makes the most sense. Please see recommendations for our players at SLOSC, should they be available, interested or selected to AYSO and All-Stars.

U9-U10 Strong Recommendation for AYSO participation and All-Stars (if selected). No Restrictions.

No club league play at YDA level.

U11-U13 Allowed AYSO participation (with condition that club events have priority) and All Stars (if selected)

and only if club team does not compete in Cal South State Cup. State Cup decision by August 1. We

will provide a detailed description of what State Cup entails to our club players. Please refer to our

parent/player manual on our website for details.

U14 Special allowance for participation based on some players starting high school in September.

Transitional Team by definition. Recommended those players entering grades 7 & 8, play AYSO (with

condition that club events have priority) and unrestricted All-Stars (if selected) and/or other sports and

activities during the high school winter sports season.

U15-U18 No AYSO Participation.

We really want to develop and maintain a healthy relationship with AYSO... it is a great feeder system for us and we are hoping our policies make sense and will be viewed as a positive step towards that relationship. We also are looking for ways to promote soccer at an early age... and develop passion and enjoyment... without over exposure to the game. We fully understand that individual opinions and choices are many... and vary greatly. This is what we see working best.

G13 STORM reach Semi Finals at Cal South State Cup!

G13 STORM won all three Governors Cup games advancing through the round of 32, sweet sixteen and elite eight at the Cal Sout State Cup in San Bernardino. The "STORMers" reached the Final Four with a thrilling 3-2 Double OT, come from behind win... in the Quarter Final match... with Corona Eagles.

Trailing 2-1 with 10 minutes remaining in the match... STORM were pressing and Lauren Hutkin got the equalizer... on a low driven ball. In the driving rain... the girls carried the play and got the winner on a scramble in front of the goal... as Lexi Johnson bulged the old onion bag... from a few yards out.

The "Thirteens" pushed their 2010 cup run to 6-0-0, are unbeaten in their last thirteen matches and now stand at 27-5-7 in the overall campaign.

G13 STORM Travel to Celtic Cup January 16&17... Finish Unbeaten... Place Third!

STORM G13's traveled to the prestigious Celtic Cup in Ontario, California on January 16&17, and pushed there overall season record to 21-5-7 in Cal South play. The STORMers finished unbeaten at 2-0-2 in the tourney.

Following a tough opening match which ended in a tight 2-2 draw, the STORM girls went on to draw 0-0 with host Celtic Harps and then win their next two matches by shut out scores of 2-0 over Celtic Hoops and 3-0 over Freedom SC in the Third Place Match.

Goalkeepers Mari Stewart and Joelle Lewis split duties during the competition, with Stewart (5 saves) getting the shutout in the Third Place match. Victoria Gill ( 2 goals) opened the scoring off a feed from fellow striker, Sydney Knauer (2 goals). Riley Shannon (1 goal) and Lauren Hutkin (1 goal) rounded out the scoring.

The STORM team was anchored by the tough and organized flat back four of Kelsey Shetler, Nora Zakaria, Olivia Covello and Mic Mott. Holding center mid, Sammi Fernandez controlled the tempo along with Gill and Knauer in the middle.

Coach Bob Galarneau had these words of praise for the STORM girls... "a very solid performance and good result for us... coming off a six week break from league play"... "we worked hard to improve our possession game and play some good football... and were able to shed some rust"... "all in all, some good stuff"

Ashley Ellsworth, Chenin Dotson and Paige Cohune (1 goal) worked the flank (wing) support setting up several chances on goal. The team saw stellar work from Lexi Johnson (defender), Haley Fiscalini (forward) and Grace Wearda (defender). Outside mid, CeCe Devaney missed the tourney due to injury.

Fernandez, Knauer, Gill, Covello and Mott received All-Tournament honors. Congratulations to all the STORM girls for a fantastic run at the Celtic Cup! Coach Bob G (SLOSC Director of Coaching)

Peterlin Back with Mustang on Merseyside Update

SAN LUIS OBISPO – On the heels of a brief trial at Scottish Premier League side Motherwell F.C., former Cal Poly midfielder and current Everton Football Club member Anton Peterlin has filed his second Mustang on Merseyside journal entry of 2010. The latest post and all previous entries can be viewed HERE or by selecting the above link. Currently appearing with the club’s reserve side, Peterlin has started the last two league matches for Everton, which..

Thursday, March 4, 2010

GSI/Central Coast Tryouts Postponed

Due to the anticipated inclement weather, tryouts originally scheduled for March 6 and 7, 2010 have been postponed.

Please make arrangements to attend other scheduled tryouts:

Saturday, March 20, 2010, Templeton,

Ady's Field (Boys and Girls)

Sunday, March 21, 2010, Santa Maria, CA
Righetti High School (boys)

St. Joseph High School (girls)

Go to the website to see age groups and times at

Monday, March 1, 2010

Damon Garcia Closed

@ccsoccerdotcom reports that the City of San Luis Obispo has closed Damon Garcia for tonight (resulting in the cancellation of all Central Coast Soccer games scheduled for tonight).

I thought they built that place to handle a little rain? What happened?

Central Coast Soccer Registration Deadline

The registration deadline for Central Coast Soccer is this Thursday. If you are an adult who would like to find out what the kids already know about how much fun this game is, check it out at

Blustery soccer weekend . . .

Madrid Preiere Soccer Club postponed it's tryouts this past weekend due to poor field conditions, and thunder. Tryouts were postponed, with Madrid Premiere hosting their next tryout event next Saturday and Sunday at Sunrise Park in Santa Maria (U9-U10 10:30am to 12:30pm, U11-U13 1:30pm to 3:30pm, and U14-U15 3:00pm to 5:00pm).

AYSO on the other hand sloshed through the Section League Playoffs over in Bakersfield California on Saturday and Sunday after a brief stoppage on Saturday for lightning. Representing the Central Coast were thirteen league season teams, three of whom emerged into the metal rounds on Sunday, and brought back the hardware to the Central Coast: San Luis Obispo's U10G team, brought home a 4th place metal; Santa Ynez's U14B team brought home a second place metal after a hard fought final match against a brilliant entrant from Cuter-Orosi; and Santa Ynez's U14G team brought home championship medals (which were presented to the team by Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup Champion Joy Fawcett) after defeating their opponents from Santa Barbara. The U14G will represent Section 10 at the California State Games later this month.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Paso Robles Grape Crush

The Paso Robles Grape Crush soccer tournament came off this past weekend, despite some touch and go weather. All but eight teams that had originally signed up to participate in this tournament participated in the rescheduled event.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Paso Robles Grape Crush . . . redo

So far it is looking the weather may cooperate for the make-up of the AYSO Paso Robles Grape Crush, at least for Saturday. The weather Sunday, however, it looking less promising. Good luck to AYSO Region 741 with the weather this weekend. 32 Panels is sending sunny thoughts your way!

According to their tweets: Ady's field will play rain or shine! City is trying to work with them at Barney Schwartz if they get rain. Three U12 fields Sherwood Park, plus two u10s fields. u12 field at Pifer, & u10 fields at Flamson - only if needed.

They are clearly working hard to make this happen for the kids!

Eagles Central Coast Tryouts

Saturday, March 6, 2010
Righetti High School (boys)
and St. Joseph High School (girls),
Santa Maria, CA

Sunday, March 7, 2010
Talley Farm Fields (Boys and Girls),
Arroyo Grande, CA

Saturday, March 20, 2010
Ady's Field (Boys and Girls),
Templeton, CA

Sunday, March 21, 2010
Righetti High School (boys)
and St. Joseph High School (girls),
Santa Maria, CA

Ages and tryout timest.
U 11 - Born on or after 8/1/1999
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
U 12 - Born on or after 8/1/1998
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
U 13 - Born on or after 8/1/1997
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
U 14 - Born on or after 8/1/1996
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Upcoming Madrid Premiere 'Play Dates' Announced

Sunday, Feb 21
Sunrise Park
Santa Maria, CA Tuesday, Feb 16

Thursday, Feb 18
Robins Field
Park St. & 6th St.
Paso Robles, CA

Friday, Feb 26
Friday, Mar 5
Ryon Park
Lompoc, CA

Coastal Valley Soccer Club Announces Coastal Valley Play Day

Mark you calendars and join the ENTIRE Coastal Valley Soccer Club for a day of soccer, food and fun as we celebrate a day together, March 27th at Crossroads.

We are planning fun events, games, scrimmages, prize and equipment give-aways and much, much more. Richard Hill, our XARA uniform rep will be on hand to show off our CVSC collection and to give away some great prizes. Come out and meet your fellow CVSC teammates and coaches and be part of our FIRST COASTAL VALLEY SOCCER CLUB PHOTO, which will hopefully have every player and coach in it.

Don't miss it...more details to follow!

UPDATE!!! Paul Holocher and the Cal Poly Men's team will be on hand to meet players and to put on a clinic.

SLO Soccer Club Winter Acadamy

SLOSC Winter Academy for January & February 2010 is in full swing! This academy is designed to provide our younger players with continued training during the winter months, as well as open the door for new players to the club to meet the coaching staff and prepare for the tryouts coming in March. The academy is run by Director of Coaching, Bob Galarneau.

Please see the details below:

Remaining Dates @ Laguna Middle School

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 3:30-5:00PM [Goalkeepers]
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 3:30-5:00PM [Field Players]
Thursday, Feb. 18, 3:30-5:00PM [Field Players & Goalkeepers]
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 3:30-5:00PM [Field Players]
Thursday, Feb. 25, 3:30-5:00PM [Field Players & Goalkeepers]

The Winter Academy is open to Non-Club players as well. If you have any questions, please contact Bob Galarneau at

Central Coast Condors Winter Training Academy

Winter Training Academy 2010: Feb 3rd-Mar 17th

WHAT: An opportunity to learn new and improve on individual ball skills while gaining knowledge of team tactics with the help of experienced coaches and trainers

WHO: Players aged 7- 13 years (2nd – 8th grade), all abilities welcome

WHEN: February 3, 10, 17; February 22- March 17 Mon/Wed 5:15 PM – 6:45 PM

WHERE: Mesa View Community Gym, tennis/running shoes and shin guards required


All sessions: $50 for current Condors players, $60 for non-Condors
5 sessions: $30
1 session: $7

Print and fill out Registration Form AND Liability Waiver at their website at

Bring forms with you to the first session your child attends

Get ready for Condors Tryouts in March!
*check website for updates

Questions can be directed to:
Lauren Inouye, Condors Director of Coaching

AYSO Area 10/Q Caps Off the Allstar Season

The AYSO Area 10/Q Playoff is now in the books. Sixty-three teams participated in a total of 108 games last weekend. Three-hundred twenty-four referee assignments were filled by an all-volunteer referee staff lead by Area Referee Administrator, Don Ramsay.

A similar two-weekend event was hosted in December for a similar number if the AYSO Area's league season teams.

The champions in each division (both allstar and league) will advance to the AYSO Section 10 League Playoffs, and the AYSO Section 10 Allstar Playoff, respectively, in Bakersfield California at the Kern County Soccer Park. The Section 10 Playoff is held the last weekend in February, and the first weekend in March, respectively.

The champions at the Section 10 playoff (both league and allstar) advance to the California State Games, which is held the last weekend in March.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Field Closures

Looks like Damon Garcia is closed again. reports that their games are cancelled.
Thomas F. Lebens

Sent using Verizon Wireless Blackberry.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

San Luis Obispo Surf 'n Turf Falls Victim to Rain

The San Luis Obispo Surff 'n Turf has been officially cancelled by tournament officials as a result of Thursday and Friday's rain storms. After bring informed by City Officials that the Damon-Garcia Sports Complex would not be available to AYSO Region 599 this weekend, Tournament Officials drew the red card, and sent off the annual tournament until 2011.

Soccer-watchers on the Central Coast are now looking to next weekend's AYSO Area 10/Q Allstar Playoffs, and a planned makeup of the Paso Robles Grape Crush the following weekend for their next soccer fix.

We'll hope the weather (and Paso Robles City Officials -- both events are scheduled to be held at the Barney Schwartz Sports Complex) cooperates!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

New Web Site Launches for AYSO Area 10/Q

A new web site officially launched today for AYSO Area 10/Q. The site can be reached at, and marks a departure from the "free" Clubspaces service that the Area used to utilize.

The decision to move the site was in part related to Clubspaces' decision about a year ago to blast viewers of the site with ads from that Clubspaces apparently sold to their advertisers, and then pocketed the money to defray their costs (and make a buck).

The new site is hosted on the Area Director's own server, and is paid for through his financial support (costing the Area nothing).

The Area will sell advertising on the site to benefit the Area's programs, training, and players.

The new site is built in Joomla!, an open source content management system that is easier to use, and more reliable than the Clubspaces platform, and features a calendar that is hosted by Google. The system allows contributors to the site to submit articles directly through the site, and to update the calendar though Google Calendars.

AYSO Area 10/Q serves the approximately 6,000 youth soccer players, and approximately 2,000 volunteers that bring these programs to the kids. Area 10/Q is made up of six regions, head lead by a Regional Commissioner and a Regional Board, who have primary responsibility for delivering world class soccer programs that enrich children's lives. AYSO is defined by it's six philosophies of Everyone Plays, Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship, and Player Development.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Reach the 32 Panels Net Blog at

Effective immediately, you can reach the 32 Panels Net Blog at

Of course the old address,, will continue to work as well.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Central Coast Youth Soccer Tournament News

So far in the 2010 tournament season, the Los Osos Shootout, the Atascadero Freeze, the Orcutt Classic, The Lompoc Spaceport Classic, and the Central Coast Classic have managed to play without too much interference from the weather.

With the last few games of the Central Coast Classic experiencing significant rain and a few of those even being rained out, that all came to an end this week. Now, we find out that the Paso Robles Grape Crush has been postponed altogether, until February 19 & 20.

Hopefully, we will squeeze by and get the remaining winter tournaments played between rain storms!

I'll try to get some tournament results posted here shortly!

Cal Poly Falls in Big West Tournament Semifinals, 2-1

SAN LUIS OBISPO – UC Irvine senior forward Carlos Aguilar scored in the second minute of play Wednesday evening and converted a penalty during the 103rd minute at Alex G. Spanos Stadium to send the third-seeded Anteaters to a 2-1 victory against the No. 2 Cal Poly men’s soccer team and into the championship match of the Big West Conference Tournament. Drawn 1-1 into the second overtime period, Cal Poly junior midfielder Brian Jones brought ...

Mustangs Fall on PKs in Big West Championship Game

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – For the third time in three years the Cal Poly women’s soccer team’s season come to an end on penalty kicks as UC Santa Barbara’s Erica Seidman drove home the final PK to break a 1-1 tie and gave UCSB the championship and a trip to the NCAA Tournament, 5-4 on PK’s With the tie Cal Poly concludes the regular season 14-5-1 and will await the NCAA selection show on Monday ...

Mustangs Battle No. 3 UC Santa Barbara to Scoreless Draw

SAN LUIS OBISPO – In front of 9,824 supporters – the seventh-largest regular season crowd in NCAA history – the Cal Poly men’s soccer team completed its 2009 regular season Wednesday evening with a scoreless draw against No. 3 UC Santa Barbara at Spanos Stadium. Junior goalkeeper Patrick McLain recorded three saves to preserve a crucial point for Cal Poly (8-9-2, 6-3-1, 19 points), which conceded a shot at the Big West regular season title, ...