Warwick, RI Soccer Club With Recreational and Competitive Soccer Programs Since 1984.

Promoting having fun while learning and playing soccer!

WFFSC has been recognized as the largest club in RI for the past 4 years.

We are an all-volunteer, non-profit organization and need YOUR help and support to serve the needs of local children.

 

Website last changed 9:00 AM 7/24/2021.

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LATEST NEWS

College Scholarships

WFFSC is pleased to announce the winners of the College Scholarships for 2021. The scholarships are jointly supported by WFFSC, the Elanna Zuller Memorial Sports Fund, and the Gianna Cirella Memorial Fund. The support of these organizations is truly appreciated. The recipients of the $300 scholarships for 2021 are given below along with the college they will be attending. We wish them the best for their futures.

Paulo Frias Jr - Rhode Island College

Cassie Cirella - Coastal Carolina University

Josh Paiva - University of Rhode Island

Madison Lodge - University of Mississippi

Allen Teran - University of Rhode Island

Julianna Roa - Emmanuel College

Christopher Matarese - Roger Williams University

Spring Superliga Team Sportsmanship Awards

WFFSC is pleased to once again have several teams win the Sportsmanship Award this past spring season. The winners include the following teams:

G9U Team - Coach Bob Enright

G16U Team - Coach Keith Randall

B8U Team - Coach Holly Izzi

B14U Team - Coach Jessie Carpenter

Weather

Stay tuned.

Registrations Open for 2021 Fall Recreational Season

The registrations for Fall Rec is now available at THIS LINK. Let's hope that the fall program will be back close to normal again. Additional info about the Rec Program including age divisions is available under RECREATIONAL tab. Deadline to register to be guaranteed a spot on a team is August 1.

Registrations Open for 2021 Fall Competitive Season

The player registrations for Fall Competitive is now available at THIS LINK.

ONLY REGISTER IF TOLD TO DO SO BY WFFSC COACH. Additional info about the Competitive Program including age divisions is available under COMPETITIVE tab. A headshot photo (no hats, sunglasses, or masks) is required to be uploaded to player account. If new to Competitive a copy of player birth certificate is also required to be updated to player account. Competitive uniforms may be ordered using the info down below for Team Gear.

Some players may double roster and need to register for a second team. Only register if told to do so by WFFSC Coach. This registration for a second team is at THIS LINK.

Coaches who have not previously registered may do so at THIS LINK.

SUPERLIGA PLAYOFFS

The 30 WFFSC Competitive teams play in the RI league called Superliga. For U11 and older age divisions the league records scores and has standings during the season with playoffs for the teams that make the top portion of the bracket. The U17-U19 teams have playoffs earlier than the U11-U16. The U11-U16 will start next week but the U17-U19 playoffs started this week and 5 teams from WFFSC were in the playoffs. One of the semi-final games featured two WFFSC teams so unfortunately only one of those teams made it to the Finals. Two of the other three teams won their semi-final games and will be in the Finals June 5 at Bristol Colt State Park. Best of luck to the following teams in their quest for the RI Superliga Championships:

G17U/Open Division - Coach Frias

B19U/Classic Blue Division - Coach Carpenter

B19U/Classic Gold Division - Coach Galamaga

UPDATE

The G17U-Frias and B19U-Galamaga teams won the Superliga Championships!!!

Congratulations to both teams.

For U11-U16 the following teams made the Superliga playoffs. Congratulations and best of luck to all the teams.

G11U/Classic Blue - Coach Byrd (won quarter-final game, lost semi-final)

G12U/Anchor - Coach Younger (lost semi-final)

G14U/Anchor - Coach Enright (won semi, on to Finals, lost in PK's)

G16U/Classic Blue - Coach Randall (lost semi-final)

B11U/Classic Gold - Coach Byrd (lost in quarter-final)

B12U/Anchor - Coach Delvicario (lost semi-final)

B12U/Classic Blue - Coach Guyon (won quarter-final, lost semi-final)

B12U/Classic Blue - Coach Byrd (won quarter-final, won semi-final, on to Finals, Champions!!!)

B14U/Classic Blue - Coach Carreiro (won quarter-final, won semi-final, on to Finals, lost 4-3)

B14U/Classic Blue - Coach Carpenter (won quarter-final, won semi-final, on to Finals, Champions!!!)

B16U/Classic - Coach Caldeira (won semi, on to Finals, Champions!!!)

B16U/Rhody - Coach Patten (lost semi-final)

Summer Camps

WFFSC is pleased to offer a couple of summer camps where players may continue their training.

One camp will be run once again by Challenger Aug 2-6. Registration Link. For more information see this flyer.

Another camp is run by G4S (Steve Marmas) the week of July 12-16. For more information and registration see this flyer. Steve has done quite a bit of training at WFFSC in the past.

Both camps should be fun.

SRI Cup Tournament

The SRI Cup is a statewide tournament run by Soccer RI. Many WFFSC teams entered the tournament. Below are the teams and playoff schedule/results. All semi-finals and finals at Burrillville. Schedule/Results are HERE.

G11U-Byrd (lost in quarter-finals in OT)

G12U-Younger (Champions!!!)

G14U-Enright (Champions!!!)

G14U-Keaney (lost in semi-finals)

G17U-Mota (lost in finals)

B11U-Byrd (lost in semi-finals)

B12U-Delvicario (Champions!!!)

B12U-Guyon (Champions!!!)

B14U-Carpenter (lost in semi-finals in PKs)

B14U-Zuniga (lost in quarter-finals)

B16U-Caldeira (Champions!!!)

WFFSC Spring Youth Development Academy

We are pleased to announce a special training session this spring for the younger kids, especially those looking for more soccer with the possibility of adding the Competitive Program in the future. More Info Here. The training will be held at Winslow on Thursday evenings 5:15-6:45 PM. Cost is $50 for 10 sessions with experienced coaches. Targeted towards players, girls and boys, born 2012-2014 and open to anyone whether currently playing at WFFSC or not. Each session divided into skills training and then small-sided games. Starts April 15 and runs until June 16. Contact Doyle at doylebyrd@gmail.com if you have questions. Registration Link.

Tiny Tykes Spring Programs

Challenger Sports will run a Tiny Tykes Program for 2-4 year olds at Winslow this spring. For information and registration go to this link. Sessions will run Tu-Fri evenings at either 4:00, 5:00, or 6:00. For more info contact Luke Burgess at lburgess@challengersports.com.

 

College Scholarships

WFFSC is very pleased and very proud to provide college scholarships to some of our long-time players starting college this year. The scholarships are given by WFFSC along with the Elanna Zuller Memorial Sports Fund and the Gianna Cirella Memorial Fund representing two of our super kids taken from us way too soon. I (Doyle) truly appreciate what these two organizations have done and continue to do in our community and for our soccer club.

Applicants must have played for WFFSC for at least 4 years, be graduating high school this year, and attending an institution of higher learning this fall. 

Scholarship Application

RETURN TO PLAY

RI recently moved to the 'pause' and added more restrictions. With the recent release (Jan 20) of new guidelines from RIDOH games are again allowed. Some teams will be playing indoors but not all players and coaches are comfortable with this so it will only be a portion of our teams. However for the upcoming spring season the expectation is that practically all compettiive teams will be playing and that a full REC Program will happen within RIDOH guidelines. If RIDOH present new or modified guidelines we will abide by them.

 

The guidelines are given in the following document for WFFSC that relies on the other documents especially the ones from Soccer RI and RI Reopening.

WFFSC Plan for Returning to Play

Soccer RI Guidelines

RI Reopening Guidelines

US Youth Soccer Guidelines

CDC Guidelines

COVID Plan Administrator is Doyle Byrd

Get your WFFSC team gear and competitive uniforms HERE

A uniform set for Competitive Program is a red jersey, black jersey, shorts, and socks. Last name on the back of the jerseys. Select any number but best to get something more unique than 10.

COVID-19 Update

RI is in Phase 3 of Reopening. For Youth Sports this means that events outdoors are limited to 50 participants and for indoors it is limited to 25.

For Recreation Spring Program it is anticipated to have a full program with practices and games. There is a plan given on the RECREATIONAL page detailing how teams will practice and have games..

For Competitive it appears that the spring season will occur and expectation is practically all Competitive teams will participate..

SRI AWARD WINNERS

WFFSC is pleased to have the following individuals win recognition awards from Soccer RI for 2020.

SRI Website

Mark Laurie will be inducted into the SRI Hall of Fame. Mark has been an integral member of WFFSC for over 30 years. He started coaching his kids and joined the board. He has been on the WFFSC Board for over 25 years. For many years Mark was the Referee Coordinator for WFFSC, back in the day when communication was done with phone calls. Mark would spend entire evenings call refs and confirming schedules. However, the biggest contribution to WFFSC is that Mark took on the responsibility of Field Director for Winslow Park. The agreement with the City of Warwick when the original Winslow Park was built in the 1990's was that the city would build the fields but WFFSC would maintain them. This includes cutting the grass, lining the fields, trash removal, goals, nets, irrigation, fertilizing, etc. For the past dozen years, Mark has been responsible for all of this work. While he may not be as well-known as others at WFFSC he is one of the most important. When you go to Winslow and the grass is nice and cut and fields lined and goals ready that is all due to Mark. He volunteers a tremendous number of hours so that the kids can play. WFFSC is highly indebted to him for his efforts. Mark was nominated for the SRI Hall of Fame and I am very proud to say he was awarded this significant recognition for his many years of service to this club.

Joe Caldeira was nominated and awarded the Male Coach of the Year. Joe has been coaching for 10 years starting when his kids were very young. Joe coached both girls and boys teams for many years. Joe has also been a member of the board for the past 6-8 years.

Congratulations to these two members of WFFSC for their dedication to the club. It is members such as these that allow the club to be successful and provide an opportunity for the kids to play soccer.

 

Outdoor Summer Camp At Winslow.
This August!

  

Challenger's, outdoor, summer camps are scheduled to start as early as July! Register today for the iconic, International Soccer Camp or Next Level Training.

Challenger Sports has in place health and safety protocols to help protect campers, parents, and coaches. Before attending camp these protocols will be shared with you via email.

 

 Updated Terms & Conditions From Challenger Sports.

*A full refund will be issued if a camp is purchased and due to government regulations surrounding COVID-19, we're unable to offer the camp.

*If you purchased International Game Jersey as an add-on and your camp is canceled, you'll receive a full refund, minus $20 to cover the cost of the jersey and shipping.

 

Warwick Fire Fighters Soccer Club

Winslow Park, 300 Airport Road, Warwick, RI

August 3rd-7th

https://www.challengersports.com/summer-camps/

johnnyv@challengersports.com 

Link to Challenger Guidelines

 

Mailing Address:

WFFSC

PO Box 8650

Warwick RI 02888

Contact Info:

Doyle Byrd, President

doylebyrd@gmail.com