Monday, June 29, 2009

Team Manager – Texas Spirit 94 Girls Red

Texas Spirit Logo Final I’ve accepted the position of Team Manager for my daughter’s select soccer team. I actually performed in this role about 4 years ago and am back at it for the same coach, Eddy Kovarik. Eddy has a great love for the game and his players. He’s great to work with both as a Team Manager and as a Parent. I don’t envy his job… that is trying to keep 18 sets of parents and players happy.

Briana’s team is the Texas Spirit 94 Girls Red team (formerly Texas Spirit 94 Girls White). They were in the Lake Highlands Classic DIII league. We’ll have to qualify again to be in the league at the end of July.

My Team Manager duties will kick in strong this week as we have tryouts. Player contracts, medical releases, uniform purchases, payments, etc. to keep track of. Should be a fun couple of weeks.

I’m excited about the players that are still with us and the new players that are coming on board.

Here’s what our crazy schedule looks like over the next few weeks…

Monday, June 29th – Practice at the Plano YMCA – 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Tuesday, June 30th – Practice at the Plano YMCA – 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Wednesday, July 1st – Tryouts – 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Thursday, July 2nd – Scrimmage with the 93 Girls Team – 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday, July 3rd – Practice – 8:00am – 9:30am

Monday – Thursday, July 6th – 9th – Tryouts/Practice – 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday, July 11th will be a fun busy day!

· Team Car Wash at Wendy’s at the corner of Preston & Rolator – 8:00am – 11:30am

· Scrimmage against FC Dallas – Time TBD

· Team Signing Party at the Damons house (address info will be sent out later)

Sunday, July 12th – 4:00pm – 7:00pm – Texas Spirit Club Signing Party at the Plano YMCA – 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Monday – Friday, July 13th – 17th – Speed Week (2 a day training sessions) – times & locations TBD

Saturday & Sunday, July 18th & 19th – Puma Cup Tournament, Arlington

You’ve got to love soccer for a schedule like that! Now if the temperature wouldn’t be in the triple digits it would be a little more bearable.

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