Soccer Clinic for adult volunteer Coaches and Asst. Coaches for the 2017 Soccer season. This Clinic will be conducted by the top notch Coaching Staff of Sports Quest Training at the MDUMC Soccer Field on Saturday, 9/16/17 from 9-11 AM. All Participants, if able, should dress in tee shirts, shorts, athletic socks and athletic shoes or soccer shoes and be prepared to run and participate in fast paced, and fun, drills and games that will teach you how to teach children how to play, have fun and be successful in Soccer regardless of their age or grade. Please bring a sports drink bottle as ice water and cold Gatorade will be provided. Participants may Pay now by Credit Card or on Saturday, 9/16/17, with cash or check. IF paying at the Field, PLEASE bring exact change of $10.
Organized Team Soccer for children/youth, in grades Pre-K through 6th for the 2017-18 School year, through the West Houston Christian Sports Association (WHCSA). League Games will NOW start on September 30, 2017 and end on November 11 or 18, 2017.
Please be aware that PreK players MUST be 4 years old no later than 9/30/17.
PreK teams play only 5 v. 5 and teams will be limited to a MAXIMUM of 10 players ONLY. NO EXCEPTIONS, please.
Kindergarten teams will play 6 v. 6 and will be limited to a MAXIMUM of 12 players.
Due to Hurricane Harvey, and the subsequent flooding and damage to so many homes, The WHCSA League has changed the Season Dates as follows:
MDUMC PreK - 2nd grade Soccer Teams will now play a "Just For Fun" Game on Saturday, 9/23/17, if they desire to do so and have enough players for that day. These "Just For Fun" games may be played at the MDUMC Ball Field and may be shorter than normal depending on how many teams can, and want, to play on 9/23. These "Just For Fun" games may be an inter-squad game, a Siblings vs. Players game or a Parents vs. Players game. Coaches should email Kim Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org to request to play.
All MDUMC Teams, PreK - 6th grade, will play their first League Game on Saturday, 9/30/17, as will all other League member teams.
Welcome and thank you your interest, and participation, in Sports and Recreation through Memorial Drive United Methodist Church (MDUMC). MDUMC has an outstanding ministry of Sports and Recreation for children and youth. Over 800 children and youth play team sports during the year through MDUMC. We are long standing members of the West Houston Christian Sports Association (WHCSA) and the Chapelwood Volleyball League.
We offer team sports opportunities, each school year, for Soccer, Basketball, Baseball/Softball/Tee Ball and Volleyball.
We, also, offer a Volleyball Camp every Summer for girls that will be entering the 4th-8th grades during the upcoming school year.
Coaches, for MDUMC teams, are recruited from parents and are certified in Safe Sanctuary, a Texas Annual Conference program to protect the safety of children and youth. To take the Safe Sanctuary ONLINE training, please visit:
http://www.mdumc.org and click on Ministries, then on MDUMC Kids and finally on VOLUNTEERS - SAFE SANCTUARY.
All Coaches, and Assistant Coaches, MUST sign and date a "Coaches Covenant" form for each sport they volunteer for. To print out this form, please click on the following link:
Our sports seasons follow the school year calendar for the Spring Branch Independent School District. Our seasons are as follows:
Soccer - Fall of each year. Offered for the upcoming season to boys and girls Pre-K through 6th grades for the 2017-18 School year. Games for 2017 will run from "To Be Determined". REGISTRATION - Will OPEN June 1, 2017. Game Schedules: TBD.
Volleyball - Offered to girls in 4th-8th grades. We field teams for 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade and combined 7th & 8th grades. Girls may play Volleyball AND Softball simultaneously, but may not also be playing for a Club Volleyball team and one of our Volleyball teams simultaneously. Games for 2018 - TBA. REGISTRATION - Closes on TBA.
MDUMC Girl's Volleyball Camp 2017 - Will be held the week of July 24 - 28, 2017. Morning Camp Session will be from 9 AM to 12 PM Noon each day for girls that will be in 4th & 5th grades for the 2017-18 School year AND the Afternoon Camp Session will be from 1-4 PM each day for girls in the 6th-8th grades for the 2017-18 School. REGISTRATIONS - Will OPEN on May 1, 2017.