Special General Meeting – Feb. 4

(Jan. 14, 2018) – OTTAWA, ON – The Board of Directors of Capital United have proposed changes to our Budget with increased fees to our Competitive Programs. As such, Members of the Club are invited and encouraged to attend a Special General Meeting (SGM) to approve the proposed changes. A copy of the proposed budget will be posted on our website as soon as the final version is prepared.

This SGM will take place on Sunday, February 4th, 2018 at 4:30pm. This meeting will be held at Cyrville Community Centre, 4355 Halmont Dr.



We encourage all Members to review the document and to attend this meeting

Please contact our Club Secretary Lindsay, Registrar Paul or Club Head Coach Raz for more information and to receive a proxy form if you are unable to attend in person.

 

YDP Summer – We’re Expanding up to 2 NEW sites!

(Jan. 14, 2018) – OTTAWA, ON – We’re excited to share some BIG NEWS about our YDP Summer Program — we’ll be expanding up to 2 new sites this summer! One site will be in the Hunt Club/Greenboro area and the other in Rockcliffe/Vanier. We’re looking forward to sharing the beautiful game with even more Ottawans. Why not join us?

Want to learn more? Check out our YDP Summer page.

Be sure to share this news with your family and friends; the more the merrier! 

Happy Holidays!

(Dec. 24, 2017)

 
 Our best wishes for a Blessed Christmas, Happy Holidays and may the New Year be filled with love, joy and peace to you and your loved ones!
Nos meilleurs voeux en ce joyeux temps de Noël et célébrations. Que le Nouvel An vous apporte de l’amour, la joie et la paix à vous et vos proches!
 

 

 

Player Success Stories 2017

(Dec. 16, 2017) – OTTAWA, ON – The holidays are all about giving, so we’re handing out serious praise for some of our outstanding current and former Cap U players. Take a look at their accomplishments below; it’s quite the list!

Kendra Ridley

 

 

Ridley, Stevens, Bailey Earn America East All-Conference Recognition
Ridley, Stevens, Bailey Earn America East All-Conference Recognition 

… “Ridley (Nursing, 3.99) also earned her second-straight America East All-Academic Team nod”

Kendra Ridley Nominated For America East Fans' Choice Player of the Year
 
 
Vanessa Gilles  
Gilles Voted American Athletic Co-Defensive Player of the Year
 
… “The post-season honor is the third major accolade of Gilles’ career after she also was named the 2016 and 2017 AAC Pre-Season Defensive Player of the Year

… “Gilles also was selected to the AAC First Team All-Conference for the second year in a row.”
 
 Katherine Koehler-Grassau  

All-Canadians
Koehler-Grassau and Henderson named U SPORTS All-Canadians

…”This season, she received an OUA first-team all-star award for the fourth straight season”

… “…represented Team Canada at the…2017 Summer Universiade in …Chinese Taipei”

Melat Cherent
and
Emily Copeland Dinan
 


WSOC: Cherent, Copeland Dinan named 2017 OUA All-Stars

 Delaney Borsato  

WSOC - All-Star Pic 2017

Women’s Soccer: Borsato and Young Earn OUA ALL-STAR Nod

Karl Wasslen  

Goalkeeper coach with Carleton Ravens – team was the OUA Silver Medallists and reached the U SPORTS National Championships

 

Cap U Graduating Players

(Dec. 14, 2017) –  OTTAWA, ON – The end has come for several Cap U alumnae – after 5 years of post-secondary play at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa these ladies are hanging up their university cleats. Here’s a few great pictures of the players and their favourite coach Raz El-Asmar. Congratulations on outstanding university soccer careers ladies!

Want to hear more about the 2017 accomplishments of these, and other Cap U, players? Stay tuned to our newsfeed – we’ve got more great news coming your way very soon!

 

 

Annual General Meeting – Sunday!

(Nov. 24, 2017) – OTTAWA, ON – If you haven’t already checked it out, our AGM package is now available for your review online. Please read the documents ahead of the meeting. Don’t forget, the meeting is on Sunday, November 26 (yes, this Sunday), at 7:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Pat Clark (Cyrville) Community Centre (4355 Halmont Dr.).

Unable to attend the meeting? Send an email to info@fccapitalunited.com to vote by proxy.

Cap U Announces Alliance with CUSC

(Nov. 3, 2017) – OTTAWA, ON – Capital United is pleased to announce an alliance with Cumberland United Soccer Club (CUSC). Read more below.

 

 

 

 

On October 1, 2017, Capital United FC (Cap U) and Cumberland United S.C. (CUSC) formed an alliance to share resources aimed at enhancing both player and coaching development efforts within both organizations in 2018 and beyond.

Both Cap U and CUSC have solid reputations for producing outstanding teams and players, and share common values in their approach to player, coach, and team development. “Not only are these two of the main clubs in the east end of Ottawa, but in terms of coaching, player development, and organization, the clubs see very much eye to eye, which is a big reason why we jointly decided to form this alliance” explains CUSC general manager Pavel Cancura.

With CUSC’s entrance into the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) this season, the alliance made further sense to both clubs. The OPDL is a franchise-based league, where the top 27 clubs in the province compete in a provincial youth league, under a common objective of maintaining the highest development standards for all players, at all levels. These standards alongside commitment to player development are long-standing priorities for both clubs.

On a practical level, the alliance will see Raz El-Asmar, Cap U’s highly respected Technical Director and Club Head Coach, lending his coaching expertise to the CUSC’s girls’ Elite Academy program (U13-U16), part of the unique after-school training program at CUSC. This program includes the inaugural girls’ OPDL team that will kick off its first league campaign in the spring of 2018.

Additionally, Goal Keeper coach Tania Singfield (U17 Women’s National Team, Director of Golden Gloves Academy) will be working with goalkeepers from both clubs. This will further develop and improve goalkeeper capacity both within the clubs and in our region. CUSC General Manager, Pavel Cancura notes that “Tania is one of the very best goalkeeper coaches we have in Canada, and both clubs are blessed to have her working with their keepers.”

Cap U Technical Director, Raz El-Asmar adds, “This alliance is an exciting adventure as we enter a new chapter that will see greater collaboration, sharing common values and leveraging of resources with the priority to enhance player development and experience.”

Beyond that, both clubs plan to continue identifying ways to collaborate that will inspire coaches, players and parents, while improving programs for all players. Both clubs are committed to ensuring that the alliance between Cap U and CUSC becomes an example of a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.

 

Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Sun., Nov. 26, 7:30pm

(Oct. 26, 2017) – OTTAWA, ON – Members are invited to, and strongly encouraged to attend, our Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held at 7:30pm on Sunday, November 26th, at the Pat Clark (Cyrville) Community Centre. This is the chance for Members to ask questions, have their concerns addressed, and to help guide the future of the Club. Your presence and input is requested.

Our 2017 Director Reports and 2018 budget are forthcoming; please stay tuned. In the interim, please review the minutes from the 2016 meeting.

If you are unable to attend, please contact info@fccapitalunited.com to vote by proxy.

Info Update: Tryouts Change U15-17B

(Sept. 11, 2017) – OTTAWA, ON – Please see below for our updated fall tryouts schedule, affecting U15, U16 and U17 Boys groups.

U9G-12G (09′, 08′, 07′, 06′) – Thurs 5:30-6:30pm, Sat 9:30am-10:30am
U9B-11B (09′, 08′, 07′) – Wed 5:30-6:30pm, Sat 10:30am-11:30am
 
U12B (06′) – Tues 5:45-7pm, Sun 4:45-6pm
U13B (05′) – Tues 5:45-7pm, Sun 4:45-6pm
U14B (04′) – Tues 5:45-7pm, Sun 4:45-6pm
 
U15B (03′) – Wed 6-7:15pm, Sat 11am-12:30pm
U16B (02′) – Wed 6-7:15pm, Sat 11am-12:30pm
U17B-18B (01′, 00′) – Wed 6-7:15pm, Sat 11am-12:30pm