What the Success of Keeper Wars Means Going Forward

This past Labor Day weekend, Cal North hosted its first State-sponsored event since the onset of COVID. Keeper Wars Ink staged one of their "City Tour" regional events at our Morgan Hill complex. We had twice the number of applicants we had hoped for. Casey Clark, former Cal North player, professional goalkeeper, and owner of Keeper Wars Ink, and his troops staged an excellent competition, meeting all required health protocols set by State and local health authorities.

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SportsLab360: Switching Play

This month's theme is on switching play. It will be available through the month of September exclusively to Cal North members at no cost.

We are constantly looking for new and valuable content and resources. Our partnership with SportsLab360 has helped us in that effort. Each month, in partnership with SportsLab360, we provide an accessible, practical, organized, and easy to-use program that is focused entirely on tactical development. 

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Bob Asklof: Remembering the Soccer Hero In Our Backyard

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, Robert 'Bob' Asklof, husband of 55 years to Kathleen 'Connie' Asklof, father of two children, grandfather, and youth sports community leader passed away comfortably in his own home with family at his side following an extended illness. Bob was 81.

Bob’s friend John Murphy, Cal North Past Chairman, recalls, “I will never forget Bob’s statement to a US Soccer official after Bob and I defended CYSA against a grievance brought by US Soccer.

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Virtual Training and Academy Style Play

In conversation with leagues and clubs, we have learned that many of you this Fall season will be conducting virtual training or other structured soccer activities that will take place via Zoom or Google Meet for the Fall Season. With restrictions still in place across Northern California we want to support your efforts to provide players a safe and healthy outlet. We know how important it is for children in our communities to be able to engage with their friends and teammates, and to participate in social and physical activities.

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New US Soccer Grassroots Coaching Education Formats

Cal North is now taking applications to Host the New US Soccer Grassroots Coaching Education Formats

US Soccer has released the new Blended formats for the Grassroots 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11 and D Course, and will soon release the new Virtual format. The Blended In-Person format will consist of 2 hours online guided instruction with a US Soccer licensed instructor.

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US Youth Soccer Restructuring National League Program

Beginning this season US Youth Soccer's recently restructured National League will now feature the National League Series and National League Playoffs. Applications for the National League Showcase events are now being accepted. These events are for the very top level teams across the nation and over the years some of Cal North’s elite level teams have participated in the National League.

The USYS National League has been split into three sections of competitions with 13 regional conferences.

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California Department of Public Health: Guidance for Youth Sports

On August 3rd, The California Department of Public Health released COVID-19 Interim Guidance for Youth Sports to address youth sports statewide. The document provides pertinent information for all youth sports programs to support a safe environment. 

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SportsLab360: Attacking Runs

This month's theme takes focus on attacking runs. It will be available through the month of August exclusively to Cal North members at no cost.

In our ongoing and continued effort to bring you valuable content, we've partnered with SportsLab360 to bring you a new player development module each month. SportsLab360 provides an accessible, practical, organized, and easy to-use program that is focused entirely on tactical development. 

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Cal North Partners with Keeper Wars Ink Bringing Event to California

The first ever Cal North hosted Keeper Wars Ink event will take place over Labor Day weekend at Morgan Hill Sports Complex, and will bring keepers from across the Northern California soccer community and the surrounding regions together to compete for a chance to advance into the Keeper Wars 2021 National Championship.

We are very excited to partner with Keeper Wars Ink and to host the U.S. City Tour, September 5-6, 2020. We hope you join us in participating this year.

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Cal North and SportsLab360 Announce New Partnership

We are incredibly excited to announce a new partnership with SportsLab360 that will provide you with quality resources to help continue player development.
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