Monday, April 27, 2015

Special Announcements

SSC Travel Team Evaluations - Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 -
Stafford Soccer Club is happy to announce club evaluation dates for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 travel soccer season. 

All players (girls and boys) interested in participating in the travel soccer program next year should plan to attend both age appropriate sessions. U14 and older teams will announce tryouts separately per team coach.  All age groups pertain to 2015-2016 season.

To  register for evaluations please Click Here.  Registration will place children in age appropriate sessions, there is no registration charge for evaluations.  Please see below for dates and times.

Club Travel Soccer Evaluation Dates and Times: Doc Cramer Fields

Monday, May 11th - U8 5:30-6:30;  U9 6:30-7:30; U10 7:30-8:30

Tuesday, May 12th - U11 5:30-6:30; U12 6:30-7:30; U13 7:30-8:30

Wednesday, May 13th - U8 5:30-6:30;  U9 6:30-7:30; U10 7:30-8:30

Thursday, May 14th - U11 5:30-6:30; U12 6:30-7:30; U13 7:30

Friday, May 15th - U7 5:30-6:30

Age Groups by Date of Birth: U7 (8/1/08-7/31/09); U8 (8/1/07-7/31/08); U9 (8/1/06-7/31/07); U10 (8/1/05-7/31/06); U11 (8/1/04-7/31/05); U12 (8/1/03-7/31/04): U13 (8/1/02-7/31/03)   

EDP League Evaluation Dates and Times - Doc Cramer Fields 

U13 Boys - Gunners - Wednesday, May 6th:  6:45-8:00pm
                                         Friday, May 8th:  6:45-8:00pm
U14 and Older Team Evaluation Date and Times - Doc Cramer Fields - Players may play up one year please contact team coaches.

U14 Girls - Team Lightning (8/1/01-7/31/02) -  Monday, May 18:  7:00-8:30pm - Field # 1B - Contact Coach Steve Hafner for details.
Thank you
Stafford Soccer Club


Stafford Soccer Club



Code of Conduct/Sport Facility Rules


***Please Note No Dogs are Permitted at the Doc Cramer Sports Facility per Township Rules***

Code of Conduct:

Below is a link to take you to the the Stafford Township Youth Sports Code of Conduct Form.  This form is required to be read, understood and signed by ALL parents, coaches and players.  It is imperative that everyone who signs this form completely understands what it is saying and the consequences that may result from YOUR actions if you should choose to disobey the Code of Conduct.  

"All leagues are expected to adhere to the Code of Conduct and to make all participants and their parents aware of the Code of Conduct as well. All coaches, athletes, parents, league officials, and spectators are expected to behave in a manner that reflects respect and good sportsmanship at all times.    

The ultimate decision concerning appropriate behavior in a game situation shall rest with the certified official(s) working the game. If a certified official requests or directs that a player, coach, parent or spectator leave the playing area, the person is to leave immediately. If a confrontation develops at any time, league officials are encouraged to seek the immediate assistance of the Stafford Township Police Department. Any and all participants in any type of physical confrontation or altercation shall forfeit their privilege of participating in or attending any Stafford Township athletic event for one year in addition to any other penalties imposed by the league or any other agency."

Code of Conduct for Stafford Township Youth Sports.doc

Concussion Certification

Online Concussion Awareness Training -

All Coaches MUST take the Online Concussion Course -- NJYS will require coaches submit proof of course completion.   

Get prepared now -- to coach!   

The links to obtain Concussion Training are below -- its simple, FREE and required!

or the National Federation of High Schools On line Sports 

Concussion Training





  1. Coaches make sure you bring the correct breakdown of referee fees for the game, which is available at the MOSA website.
  2. The flight coordinator can not post forfeits or corrections and protests must go through the MOSA secretary.
  3. If a game needs to be made up after starting, the time of the halves played must be equal.
  4. Small-sided teams must have the players and their parents sit on the same side of the field.

If there is a pre-play, times for other games scheduled that day may change, coaches must check scheduled times each week. 

The best day to schedule a pre-play will be Saturday or Friday.  All games must be scheduled with Gary Shinn ( well in advance!

Please remember coaches are responsible for player and parent conduct.  Everyone involved with any sponsored activities must realize that the game is for the players.  Coaches and adults must ensure the players experience a sense of enjoyment, satisfaction and accomplishment during games and training.

Referee Grade 8 Course


SSC will not be hosting a grade 9 (recreational level) referee course at this time.  Min. age is 14 years old for grade 9 referee certificate.

A grade 8 referee certificate is required to referee travel level matches in New Jersey. 
Note: Minimum age is 16 yrs old for grade 8. 

If interested in a grade 8 or 9 referee certificate, please register at the following site:

Grade 8 & 9 Referee Course Offerings

Thank You,
Tracy Vitale
SSC Referee Coordinator

Stafford Community Events



U-10 Hurricanes - Shoprite Fundraiser  
Everyone has to go grocery shopping so why not support the U-10 boys soccer team buy purchasing a $100 gift card to Shoprite.

It doesn’t cost you anything extra and the boys earn 5% on each card sold!

The money raised will go towards tournaments, equipment, and other team expenses.

This is an ongoing fundraiser throughout the year so when you need a gift card please contact one of the boys or our team manager, Denise at (609) 597-0063 or to purchase more!



To post your team's fundraiser please contact Steve Hafner at​

General SSC Information



The Stafford Soccer Club will be holding its upcoming monthly meeting on April TBD, 2015 @ 8pm, location Ocean Acres Community Center . 

*Highlights will include:  

Spring 2015  season information -  2015 recreational updates, travel updates, and other important issues that need to be discussed.


All are encouraged to attend! 

 Minutes from February 2012 meeting: 

SSC February 2012 Monthly Meeting Minutes

US Youth Soccer Newswire


Manahawkin Weather




    SSC Link to GotSoccer Webpage


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