U18 Steffan Gawlikowski to play in All Star Game

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Steffan Gawlikowski (Dreyfoos School of the Arts HS), who has played Forward, Midfield and Defender for his currently 5th ranked U18 Nomads team; has been voted by area coaches and media to play in the 17th annual Palm Beach County Soccer Senior Showcase on Saturday (2/28/15), at Boca Raton High School. The Girl’s All Star Game will start at 4 p.m., followed by the Boy’s All Star Game at 6 p.m. Full Listing of All Players and Rosters!

 

U10 Boys Win in Jupiter!

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The U10 Boys won the recent Gold Division at the President’s Day Tourney in Jupiter by defeating a strong FC Florida in the finals 6-3. We only tied one game in the group stages with stand out performances from all the boys! Goalkeeper Ayden in particular had a stellar consistent performance all weekend letting in just 5 goals over the course of all the entire tourney. The boys played the game beautifully and put on a class showing for the Nomads all weekend on and off the field and represented our club in a very positive manner. All in all it was a great success and we’re excited moving forward as it was our first tournament we have played in.

Arsenal Soccer Schools coming to Florida

Palm Beach Soccer Academy is delighted to team up with Arsenal Soccer Schools USA to offer the first and ONLY Arsenal Soccer School in Florida and in the Southeast.

Dedicated Arsenal Coaches will be flown over from England to offer technical and tactical training using the very same methodology used by Arsene Wenger at Arsenal FC for the ultimate soccer experience.

This exclusive opportunity will afford players the opportunity to improve their skills and get insider access to the training and philosophy of one of the world’s most successful teams.

This Day camp is open to boys and girls of all abilities from ages 6-18 and will be held at Mirasol Park in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
The session runs from June 8 – June 12, 2015.

Visit (http://www.arsenalsoccerschoolsusa.com/) for more information and to register. You may also contact Gary Walker of Palm Beach Soccer Academy at 561-252-6729 or email at Gary@PalmBeachSoccerAcademy.com or call Leroy Sequiera at 212-796-8350 with questions.

DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!

Nomads Conquest of CASL Tournament Completed with Perfect Record!

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The u16 Boys recently completed a perfect record at the 2014 CASL National Premier Tournament in Raleigh, North Carolina. The NOMADS defeated teams from Elite White Bracket that included FC EUROPA X-TREME CRUNCH 98/99 (Pennsylvania), TRIANGLE UNITED SA TUSA 98 GOLD (NPL), (North Carolina), and CREW JUNIORS CREW PRE-ACADEMY (Ohio).

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The team traveled by charter bus and also received tickets to the NCAA National Men’s Championships which included University of Virginia, UCLA, Providence and UMBC.

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The defensive back line (Evansky Berleus, Hunter Warner, Austin Lukasik, Trevor Gawlikowski and Goalie Jared Stanton),  was outstanding in allowing only 1 goal during the whole tournament. Offensively, leading scorers included Felipe Villegas (3), Trevor Gawlikowski (2) and Suddar Rmeiti (2) goals each.

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The Nomads next tournament will be in Wellington, Florida in January 2015.

Nomads participate in Super Y-League Nationals

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Palm Beach Soccer Academy Boys U16 teammates Noah Graziano and Austin Lukasik were recently selected to join the Alliance Academy (Grand Rapids, MI) for the Super Y League’s North American Championship tournament at the IMG campus in Bradenton, FL (December 5th – 9th, 2014).
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Despite having not met Coach Mark Christensen or their Alliance teammates prior to the Championship, Noah and Austin quickly adapted to the Alliance’s playing style and found themselves assuming critical roles for the team early in the tournament.  Noah played an attacking midfield position where he used his pace and elusive dribbling to create opportunities up front while Austin was asked to control the middle of the field with some clever ball handling and initiate the attack with quick distribution to his teammates. The Alliance went undefeated in the qualifying stage and earned a come-from-behind victory in the semifinals  to secure an opportunity to become the North American Champions.  In the final match, the Alliance ran up against a tough Ottawa Fury FC team that took a 3-0 lead in the first half.  The Alliance battled back and controlled the second, but fell short with a 3-1 defeat.
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Noah and Austin represented PBSA well and had more than one team parent tell them “we wouldn’t have made it to the finals without you two” as a result of their quality play. We sat down with the boys at the recent CASL Tournament in Raleigh, North Carolina to ask them a few questions about their experience: How did you find out about this opportunity? AL: Coach Ivan was asked by Coach Mark if he recommended any players to join his team and we accepted. What was the best thing about being a part of this team? NG: Learning different styles of play (possession v. man & mark styles), and it was fun playing with other kids from different parts of the county. Are you going to play with this team again? AL: Coach Mark said that he would contact us if he needed any more quest players in the future. Congratulations Austin and Noah!  PBSA is proud of you both!

U16 Boys finish 2nd @ Plantation Tournament

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The U16 Boys finished 2nd at the recent Plantation Showcase Tournament over Thanksgiving Weekend. The team was led by Sudder Rmeiti’s 7 goals and a defense that only allowed 1 goal into the final. The team defeated Strictly Soccer, Plantation, Weston Premier Black and Weston Premier White.

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 The NOMADS, now ranked #9 in Florida will compete next at the National CASL Boys College Showcase in Cary, North Carolina.

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U18 Boys Semi Finalist @ Plantation Tournament

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The U18 Boys defeated Coral Estates, West Pines and Wellington Wave in route to reaching the semi finals at the Plantation Showcase Tournament over Thanksgiving Weekend.

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The team completed with only 12 players most of the tournament due to injuries and flu-type sicknesses. Connor Morris stepped up and played excellent as goalie in only allowing 4 total goals during the whole tournament! Besides participating in State Premier and South Florida League games, the next tournament for these Nomads will be Wellington in January 2015.

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U16 Boys take 2nd Place @ West Pines Tournament

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The U16 Boys finished 2nd Place in the recent West Pines Kickoff Classic. After playing Pinecrest Premier, Ives Estate, Weston FC; the team lost the Championship to Kendall Academy in a PK Shootout.

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The NOMADS were led by Adriel Quest who scored 5 goals over the weekend and a defense front (Jared Stanton, Evansky Berleus, Hunter Warner, Austin Lukasik and Trevor Gawlikowski),  that only allowed 2 goals in the whole tournament.

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This U16 team is currently ranked in the Top 10 by GotSoccer. Upcoming tournaments include Plantation (Florida) and CASL (North Carolina).

Holiday Mini Clinic

2014 PBSA Holiday Mini Clinic Registration Form

PBSA will be holding a Holiday Mini Clinic for all competitive soccer players, boys and girls, U10-U18 on December 29, 30, and 31st, 2014 at Mirasol Park from 9am- 12noon. The cost is $100 – PBSA members receive a 10% Discount.

The Clinic will be led by Mark Christensen, former U.S. National Olympic/Chicago Sting (NASL) Team player, Former D.O.C with Vardar Soccer Club, USSF A License, along with other PBSA Coaches.