Coaching in the era of COVID-19

In an effort to help keep all coaches and coordinators informed, we wanted to share with you some of the information we have gathered, dealing with COVID-19. Please click this article for more informtion.

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Upcoming 2021 Fall Season

TO ALL ABSP PARISH SOCCER COORDINATORS:

A Message from the ABSP Board

The Archdiocese of Baltimore Soccer Program is planning on going forward with our Fall Soccer Program for 2021.

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2020 Soccer Fall Season

This past few months have been a trying time for all of us to remain in hope as we seek to maintain the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health of our families and communities. This has been equally true for Archdiocesan parishes and schools as we make difficult decision with information that is changing frequently.

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2020 Season Update

The ABSP Board has been meeting monthly during the off-season (either in person or online) in the anticipation that we will be able to have a 2020 Fall Soccer Season. However, at this time, no final decision has been made as we continue to wait for additional guidance from the DYYAM, the Governor, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, etc

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End-Of-Season Coordinators Meeting 2019

ARCHDIOCESE OF BALTIMORE SOCCER PROGRAM
END-OF-SEASON COORDINATORS MEETING

Date:            Tuesday --- December 10, 2019  

Time:           7:00 p.m.  --- Social/Food and Refreshments – Please come early and enjoy!
                    7:30 p.m.  --- Business Meeting

Location:     St. Ursula Parish in the St. Ursula Spiritual Center
                     The Spiritual Center is located behind the Church
                     8801 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21234

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Items for 2019

Below are items of importance for the 2019 season, click the title above or the read full post link below for more information.

  • Rule changes: we have adopted all rule changes with the exception of the goal kick for certain ages.
  • Reminder: We play in a league that is an extension of each parish's Youth Ministry,

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Pre-Season Meeting 2019

Date:
Wednesday --- July 17, 2019  

Time:
7:00 p.m.  --- Social/Food and Refreshments – Please come early and enjoy!
7:30 p.m.  --- Business Meeting

Location:
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in the School Gym
8501 Loch Raven Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21286

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NEW RULES for 2019

The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) has adapted new rule changes for 2019. Since we follow IFAB / FIFA rules (with a few exceptions as outlined in the handbook), it is important for all involved to review these changes so that everyone is aware of how the games will be officiated.

Our Referee Evaluation and Rules and Protest chairpersons would also like to extend and invitation for them to come out to your program and discuss these changes in person so that we can better eduatcte everyone involved (parents, players, coaches) during the games. 

REFEREE EVALUATION
Mike De Carlo
Referee@abspweb.com
RULES and PROTESTS

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End-Of-Season Coordinators Meeting

Date:            Wednesday --- December 5, 2018 
Time:           7:00 p.m.  --- Social/Food & Refreshments – Please come early and enjoy!
                     7:30 p.m.  --- Business Meeting
Location:     Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in the High School Cafeteria
                     1706 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, MD 21221

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Roster Deadline

September 17th is the deadline for submitting the team Rosters for your Parish Soccer Program, along with any required Waivers.

PLEASE NOTE that these materials must be submitted to the Registrar assigned to your parish soccer program  ---  please see page two of the enclosed Roster Instructions for the name of your Registrar.

Roster Instructions pdf

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