Pegasus Sahil Sandhu Signs Professional Contract with Vancouver Whitecaps
WFC2 midfielder Sahil Sandhu
- PACWEST Player of the Year in 2010 and 2012
- One season on loan from WFC to German Bundesliga club Energie Cottbus
- Represented Canada at U-15 and U-17 national team levels
Sandhu, 24, returns to the club after spending three seasons playing at Douglas College. During his time with the Royals, Sandhu was named PACWEST Player of the Year in both 2010 and 2012, as well as a CCAA All-Canadian.
A native of Surrey, BC, Sandhu graduated through the Whitecaps FC Residency program. In 2009, the midfielder was loaned from Whitecaps FC to the U-19 academy of German Bundesliga club Energie Cottbus. In his youth, Sandhu played with Whitecaps FC in the Super Y-League, and in 2004 won a North American championship with the club, scoring the game winning goal in the championship final. At the PDL level, Sandhu played one season with Whitecaps FC U-23 in 2009 and one season with Victoria Highlanders FC in 2013. Internationally, Sandhu has been called up to Canadian youth national teams at the U-15 and U-17 levels.
2015/2016 Player Evaluation Schedule
Surrey Football Club will be restructuring our evaluation process for our MSL program. SFC will continue to implement our traditional evaluation format only for the ages of U10 – U14. Our evaluation schedule for U10 – U14 will be posted on our website in February of each season.
All players (U10 –U18) will need to register online on our interested players list.
U15 – U18 Metro Selections
Our U15 – U18 metro teams will be built with the following process:
- Any player who is interested in playing for one of our Pegasus U15 – U18 teams will register on our interested players list online
- The player will be invited out to train, and be evaluated for our metro team
- The player will be assessed by team coach and technical director for a 10 day period
- The player will be signed to the MSL team or will be given the option to be placed on a Gold team, immediately after the 10 day trial
Our metro teams play all year round, and are always actively looking for new players. Currently our metro teams are building our rosters for spring tournaments, as well as our next year’s fall teams. We would like to have our rosters completed no later than, April 15th .
Please register at the links below:
(Please Arrive 20 minutes early to check in @ SFC Tent)
Please Note: Player Evaluations on Tuesday March 31 have been moved to Wednesday April 1.
|GIRLS EVALUATION||DAY 1||DAY 2|
|U13 (2003)||Final Evaluations||Monday March 30, 2015||7:00 - 8:30 pm||NAP #2|
|U12 (2004)||Wednesday, April 1, 2015||7:00-8:30 pm||NAP #2||Thursday April 2 , 2015||7:00- 8:30 pm||NAP #2|
|U11 (2005)||Wednesday, April 1, 2015||5:30-7:00 pm||NAP #2||Thursday April 2 , 2015||5:30-7:00 pm||NAP #2|
|BOYS EVALUATION||DAY 1||DAY 2|
|U13 (2003)||Final Evaluations||Monday, March 30, 2015||5:30-7:00 pm||NAP #2|
|U12 (2004)||Wednesday, April 1, 2015||7:00-8:30 pm||NAP #2||Thursday, April 2, 2015||7:00-8:30 pm||NAP #2|
|U11 (2005)||Wednesday, April 1, 2015||5:30-7:00 pm||NAP #2||Thursday, April 2, 2015||5:30-7:00 pm||NAP #2|
A Third Evaluation Day will be provided if needed. This will be determined by SFC Technical Staff.
Surrey FC launches 'All-Stars' program
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Written by: Kyle Benning
Picture Credit - Bobby Samra, vice-principal at JamesD Ardiel Elementary in Surrey, is working to make school-aged kids aware of the All-Stars soccer program being launched by Surrey FC this spring. (Photo: ADRIAN MACNAIR)
NEWTON — This spring, Surrey FC is launching a new program for kids who don't have an opportunity to participate in organized soccer.
At the start of April, the club will begin its Surrey FC All-Stars program, for "independent learners with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities that can function well in the team-sport setting."
The program, supported by Special Olympics B.C., will this year have two sevenweek sessions in which children will get one practice and one game every week.
Rob Bura, a director of the Surrey FC club board, is proud this project has started, and is already receiving interest from the community.
He said many people in the community have contacted him in years past looking for a program similar to this, and he's glad to have all Surrey soccer clubs on board now that the program is ready.
It is an issue that is close to his heart as Jovan, his 13-year-old son, is developmentally disabled and found he didn't fit in well with house teams.
"These kids don't feel part of a team," said Bura. "They just don't have an avenue."
Bura tried to get his son involved in team sports, but found the barriers made it difficult for Jovan. Also, coaches didn't have the right training to coach a child with a disability.
For this program, Special Olympics B.C. will be training Surrey FC coaches on how to work with kids who are disabled.
"Right now, coaches don't know how to handle kids with autism or Down syndrome. They have different issues and you see it on the field," Bura said. "It's not the coach's fault. They just don't have the proper training."
The director is looking forward to the program, as he sees it as a chance for these kids to socialize, work with other children and also get some exercise.
Bobby Samra, vice-principal at James Ardiel Elementary, is fully involved with the program and is trying to bring in youth via the school district.
2015/2016 Coach Applications
Surrey Football Club is accepting Head Coach, Assistant Coach, and Manager application for the 2015/2016 Fall Season. Please click the link below to access the online application form.
Grass Field Closure
Due to Extreme Rainfall over the past few days all Surrey FC Grass fields have been closed for the Weekend of Feb. 7, 8 /2015
If your game is cancelled please call opposing coach.