Chaffee County United Soccer Club Launches Fall Registration, Names New Administrator

SALIDA (July 15, 2015) – CCU Soccer Club was founded in 2000 with the intent of providing competitive opportunities for male and female soccer players in Chaffee County, and surrounding areas. In 2013 CCU, merged with Salida Youth Soccer Association to bring recreational and competitive soccer in the region, under one organization. This volunteer driven, non-profit organization promotes and fosters the development of soccer in a safe and enjoyable environment. CCU continues to grow and looks forward to expanding both recreational and competitive soccer platforms for all.

Improving the soccer experience for players and families is a key goal. Thus CCU will be utilizing a paid administrator to oversee management of the club, and its operations. The Board is pleased to welcome Robin NeJame to that position. CCU Soccer Board President Joel Schaler stated, “ We are very excited to have Robin join CCU. She brings great organizational and fund raising skill which will help us continue moving towards our goal of having the best soccer club in the region.” NeJame has experience in event directing, promotion of enrichment activities for youth in the Chaffee County community, and in education. “Chaffee County United is a well-established organization that brings great opportunities to our youth. It is a privilege to be able to work with such a passionate Board, and a supportive soccer community,” said NeJame.

Chaffee County United (CCU) Soccer is launching their fall on-line registration on July 27, 2015. Registration will close on August 21, 2015. The Recreational soccer program will start on 8/24/2015 and provides opportunities, for children ages four and up. The Competitive soccer program starts the week of July 29 and is for experienced players wanting to take their skills to the next level. Tryouts are required for participation in the Competitive program. There will be a mandatory club meeting for players and parents on August 20th, in the Salida Middle School commons area, at 7 pm. For more information, visit www.salidasoccer.org.

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