We are extremely happy to report that Delwood fielded a total of 11 teams this outdoor season consisting of 163 players along with 34 coaches, assistant coaches and managers representing our community. Here is a breakdown of our teams and some of the highlights of this past indoor season.
U4: Coach — Dana Lang, Ass’t coach — Kurtis Chapman
U6: Coach — Ivan Todorovic, Asst Coach — Melissa Thorson
U8 Mixed: Coach – Brad Gerard, Ass’t coaches — Janice Rosetta and Angela Carulli, Manager — Suzie Gerard
U8 Boys: Coach — Nick Mohammed, Ass’t coach— James Chambers
U10 Boys: Coach — Terry Oyakawa, Ass’t coach/Manager — Misty Ebel; Ass’t coach — Randy Sorochan
U10 Girls: Coach — Matt Abrahart, Ass’t coach — Kevin Barabash; Manager — Charmaine Bourassa: The U10 girls team (The Diamonds) had a great season this year. They entered the summer sizzler tournament winning a silver medal. Well done girls.
U12 Girls: Coach — Joe Caputo, Ass’t Coaches — Miguel Cardona and Gerry King, Manager — Chantelle Chinni: The U12 girls team had a strong outdoor season this year winning gold in the Tournament of Champions and with lots of huffing and puffing and determination won gold again in City Finals tournament. Congratulations girls.
U12 Boys: Coach — Darrell Demchuk, Ass’t coach — Robert Tchir; Manager — Roxanne Coelho: The U12 boys team (The Demons) entered the summer sizzler this year winning a bronze medal. Way to go team.
U16 Girls: Coach — Chris Spielmann, Ass’t coach — Graham Kaiser; Manager — Valeska Spielmann
U16 Boys: Coach — Willie Chung, Ass’t coaches — Curtis Gribble and Pasquale LaPorta, Manager — Shannon Doyle-Gribble: The U16 boys team (The Rebels) had another successfull season. They began and finished their season in the top teir, placing 1st overall in their group which qualifyed them for the city championships. The boys won silver in cities and advanced to provincials (played here in Edmonton), where they won another silver medal. Congatulations boys.
U18 Boys: Coach — Bob Lemmen, Ass’t Coach — Lockery Huhtala; Manager — Katrina Huhtala: The U18 boys (The Spartans) entered the summer sizzler this year winning a gold medal. They had a strong season finishing 1st overall in their tier qualifying them for the city championships. In cities the Spartans played 2 exciting games coming home with a very respectable bronze medal. Way to go Spartans.
On behalf of the Delwood Community, we would like to extend a huge thank you to all of the coaches and managers who volunteered their time and effort to making this 2015 outdoor soccer season another success. We know the commitment that it takes to manage and coach our children. Their soccer development and memories gained throughout the season would not have been possible without you guys. Thanks to all of the parents for coming out and supporting the players, coaches and managers and good luck in the upcoming indoor season.