How To Get Involved
There are 5 ways to get involved with Blackfalds Minor Soccer. Send us a message if you are interested.
1 - Board Members
Many hands make light work. Contact us for information about vacancies if you are interested in helping out.
President - keeping the team on track and leading the overall vision of the organization, coordinate with CASA and town regarding field usage and schedules
Vice President/Competitive Coordinator (U11/U13/U15) - coordinating communication between CASA and the travelling competitive team coaches once the teams have been made and the season is underway
Treasurer - managing the financial matters of the organization
Registrar - operates the registration software and makes teams
Equipment Manager - coordinates the purchase and set up of equipment, before and throughout the season.
Fundraising Coordinator - manages the flower fundraising process at the beginning of each season
Communication Coordinator - manages the website as well as email and facebook communications of the organization, forwarding concerns from parents/coaches to the appropriate board member
House League Coordinator (U5/U7) - once teams are made and the season is underway is the main point of contact for coaches throughout the season, responsible for making the U7 & U5 schedule
U9 Coordinator - once teams are made and the season is underway is the main point of contact for U9 coaches throughout the season. responsible for making the U9 house schedule
Coach Coordinator - prior to the season the coach coordinator collects coach information and guides them through the sign up process, communicates the final coach pairings to the registrar for team creation
Referee Coordinator - throughout the season communicates with CASA and referees to ensure all games are adequately staffed
2 - Coaches
Whether you are connected to a child in the league or not, we encourage you to come out and share your love of sport. We are seeking coaches for all age levels.
The only requirements are a clean criminal record check and an enthusiasm for the game.
Training is available free of charge through Central Alberta Soccer Association for anyone who is interested. Check out the coaching resource page for details.
Coaching incentives are available upon completion of the season
3 - Volunteer as Team Parent
The season runs best if each team has a parent volunteer to help the coaches with team communication and administrative duties. That way the coaches can focus on your kids and skill development.
The job workload isn't big, but it makes all the difference. Let your coach know if you would be interested in helping out.
4 - Referee
We are seeking referees for all levels. Training and compensation is available.
Teens 12-14 can sign up for Mini-Ref Certification to officiate the U9 division and work as linesmen for the competitive divisions.
Anyone over 14 and over can sign up for full certification.
5 - Sponsor
We rely on local business for support to fund necessities like jerseys, nets, and equipment.
If you or your company would like to support us, please reach out.
Sponsors can be represented on our website and jerseys.