AYSO VIP Soccer Program
The VIP program provides a quality soccer experience for children (ages 4-15) with special needs that make it difficult to successfully participate on mainstream sports teams. VIP teams include those that are: blind or visually impaired, have impaired mobility, are mentally or emotionally challenged, autistic or have Down syndrome or Cerebral Palsy.
The Palm Beach County Region 345, of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) at Okeeheelee Park has added an adapted soccer program for players with special needs called VIP- The Very Important Player program. The VIP program will provide a quality soccer experience for children (ages 5-15) with special needs that make it difficult to successfully participate on mainstream sports teams. VIP teams may include those that are blind or visually impaired, have impaired mobility, are mentally or emotionally challenged, autistic or have Down syndrome or Cerebral Palsy. These children will have an opportunity to play soccer at their own level. Teams will be formed based on size, ability levels and age.
Saturday VIP Soccer sessions are from February 7 to March 21, 2015 from 9:15 am to 10:30 am for a cost of $40.00 which includes a uniform, shirts, socks, and trophy at the end of the season.
AYSO Region 345/Okeeheelee Park 5 v 5 Soccer Tournament December 6 & 7, 2014
A Special Thank You to all the Volunteer Referees (Todd Masi, Basilio Ajchicu, Jim Cummins, Bob Mock (AYSO Big Pine), Mike Hartley (Area J Director), Adrian Lopez, Michael James, Douglas Rodas, Mike Plummer, Paul Picard, Luis Villegas, Rick Cerreta, Gabby Rodriguez, Carlos Avalos, Sabrina Castellanos, Maria Perez) for donating their time to this endeavor. Another Special Thank You to Wendy Smith for scorekeeping. Plus Nora Huspek, John Rodriguez, and Natasha Rodriguez in coordinating all the teams for registration and scheduling to make this tournament such a wonderful success!
- U10 Boys 1st Place-The Tigers-Coach Elvis Guevara 2nd Place-Tigers-Coach Enrique Salazar
- U12 Boys 1st Place-Coach Victor Lopez 2nd Place-The Strikers-Coach Sebastian Gordon
- U14 Boys 1st Place-God Level FC-Coach Lefty Villanueva 2nd Place—Madrid FC-Coach Kenneth Carr
- High School Boys 1st Place-Coach Jay Brown 2nd Place-Coach Jose Colin
- U10 Girls 1st Place-Coach Todd Hecht-N Manatee Mutiny Region 1630 2nd Place-Coach Maria Edworth-Region 1521 Acreage Arsenal
- U12 Girls 1st Place-Tigers-Coach Mike Plummer 2nd Place-Pink Heat-Coach Rachel Castillo
- U14 Girls 1st Place-Coach Paul Scala 2nd Place-Fighting Phoenix #4-Coach Rachael Hecker
- High School Girls 1st Place-Jolly Ranchers-Coach Rachel Forberger 2nd Place-The Power Puff Girls-Coach Sebastian Gordon
2014 Special Shop Day and Offers Dick's Sporting Goods
Dick's Sporting Goods is the Official Sporting Supplier of AYSO Region 345-In cooperation with Dick's Sporting Goods, we will be having a special shop days on January 31 and February 1, in which you will receive 20% off your entire purchase with the coupon that is attached!
Throughout the year, your commitment and effort help AYSO Region 345 build a successful soccer league. As the official sporting goods retailer, Dick's Sporting Goods wants to recognize your dedication by extending exclusive discount coupons for soccer equipment. 2014 Special Offers/Electonic Coupons
AYSO Region 345 2014 Opening Ceremonies Banner Winners
OVERALL LEAGUE WINNER U8 Boy #9 The Blue Dragons, Coach Sonia Vicente
U6 Boy #20 The Knights, Coach Will Regan
U6 Girl #12 Big Butterflies, Coach Genesis Fernandez
U8 Girl #1 Purple Lions, Coach Richard Montes, Sponsor WWW.GOTCPR.US
U10 Girl #1 Purple Daises, Coach Syam Koreboina, Sponsor Prairie Landscaping Inc.
U10 Boy #8 AYSO Senators, Coach Russell Mohammed
U12 Girl #8 The Pandas, Coach Neville Bermudez, Sponsor Cooper Orthodontics
U12 Boy #3 The Strikers, Coach Sebastian Gordon
U14 Boy #3 Minions, Coach Frenchie Hilaire
U14 Girl #5 Pink Panthers, Coach Mike James
U19 Girl #5 The Jolly Ranchers, Coach Rachel Forberger
U19 Boy #1 The Black Knights, Coach Thomas Vaughan, Sponsor Gordon & Doner, P.A.
All Players on these teams received a Molten soccer ball, the coach received a Molten ball bag, and the overall winner won all of this plus $50.
Great job to all the teams who participated in Opening Ceremonies!