Olivia Emanuel, Governor Livingston '16, earned an NCAA Division III National Championship! Here she is pictured with her teammates at Washington University in St. Louis. (Top row, second from left.) Olivia was a 3 year starter at goalie for Governor Livingston High School and won two State Cup titles with the Berkeley Heights Youth Soccer Club's Blue Thunder.
9/13/2016 Foot Skills and 3v3 Open Play Sessions will start Friday, September 16 at Snyder Field. The sessions will run every Friday between September 16 and November 18. This season, BHYSC is changing its format for Friday Skills Sessions to incorporate 3v3 small-sided open play. to improve their foot skills and field tactics. The sessions will start with up to 15 minutes of skills training, followed by 45 minutes of 3v3 games supervised by a professional trainer. The 3v3 teams will be balanced based on players' ability. Goalie training will maintain its format and take place from 5:45 - 6:45pm. The sessions are separate from normal team training and are free of cost. They are open only to BHYSC players. These sessions offer a great opportunity for your soccer player to improve on their individual footskills and creativity through small-sided play We hope your player finds value in these sessions. Please feel free to provide feedback anytime.
3v3 sessions will be run by Britt Voltek, a Far Post Soccer trainer and former Division 1 college player. Goalkeeping session will be run by Meaghan McClellan, a member of the US Women's U17 National Team. BHYSC Training Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
9/8/2016 BHYSC welcomes USWNT U-17 goalkeeper (Meagan McClelland) to our training team for the 2016/17 season. Meagan already a Rutgers commit, won the national championship in 2016 with the PDA Gunners conceding only 2 goals through 31 matches.
Meagan will lead BHYSC's goalkeeper clinic on Friday evenings 5:45-6:45 after the open 3v3 play (3:45 - 5:45), run by Britt Votek (Far Post Soccer) at Snyder field. Unfortunately she will be missed in October as she takes on the best in the world at the U17 world cup in Jordan. BHYSC wish her the best of luck and look forward to her triumphant return.
Good Luck Meagan and the U-17 USWNT!
3/10/2016 We will be kicking off our Friday Skills Sessions Friday, March 25. The eight-session schedule is below. We will have skills sessions on Good Friday and over spring break.
We invite your player and their BHYSC friends to join us on EVERY FRIDAY, from March 25 to May 13, for Soccer Skills Training Sessions with UK Elite. The sessions, which are held on Snyder Field, are separate from normal team training sessions and free of cost. The sessions are open only to BHYSC players. These sessions offer a great opportunity for your soccer player to improve their foot skills.
2/9/2016 On-line registration for 2016/17 travel soccer is currently open. It is important that you register your players ASAP. To start process, please click here.
2/8/2016 Click here to review the material describing BHYSC's implementation of the US Soccer Player Development Initiative.
9/30/2015 22 BHYSC Teams Compete in Piscataway Fall Classic. The Club had teams from U8 to U14 participate in the 2015 Piscataway Fall Classic. Parents from all the teams could meet and greet at the Club pavilion on the Piscataway grounds. With a total of 88 games played by BHYSC teams over two days, there was always a team to watch!
U10 Barcelona has a great time at Piscataway Fall Classic. The BHYSC U10 Barcelona had a great time at the Piscataway Fall Classic. They were able to play 4 games to get ready for the season.
U11 Dynamo Win Flight at Piscataway. The Dynamo won their flight at the Piscataway Fall Classic. They went undefeated in their flight and are now ranked 32nd in New Jersey in their age group.
U12 Galaxy Win Flight at Piscataway Tournament. The BHYSC Galaxy went undefeated in the Gold flight at the 2015 Piscataway Fall Classic. Along the way, the team defeated two higher ranked teams. The Galaxy showed a tremendous amount of teamwork and determination to earn some hard-fought victories.
6/28/2015 Berkeley Heights Youth Soccer Club U15 Girls Blue Fire wins Spring 20015 JAGS "Elite North" division. Congratulations to the Berkeley Heights Blue Fire Under 15 girls team for winning the Jersey Area Girls Soccer (JAGS) league "Elite North" division. The Blue Fire, which also reached the quarterfinals of the NJ Youth Soccer State Cup, was undefeated in JAGS play. The team was coached by Mary Velan of Dynasty Sports training. Pictured: Front row left to right: Erin Nielsen, Lexi Pollner, Jessica Brenner, Chelsea Deegan, Caroline Peer, Gopna Shekaran, Ava Delargy, Maggie Zecca, Sarah Lalevee, Stacey Berliner Second row left to right: Coach Manns, Rebecca Henderson, Haley Argenziano, Sarah Polizzi, Allyson McGlynn, Michelle Coyle, Allison Manns, Sara Kelly, Annabella "Goose" Hernandez, Nia Sylva, Coach Polizzi Not pictured: Coach Velan
6/28/2015 All Tryouts are over and all commitment dates have passed. We are actively recruiting U9 boys for an ICYSL team. Rosters for all other teams are now completed for the 2015/16 Travel Soccers seasons. We may have select open roster spots. Please send all inquiries, along with player name, gender, month, and year of birth, and town of residence to email@example.com.
6/25/2015 Registration for Fall and Spring Soccer Development Program is now open! We are pleased to announce that we will be using a new training vendor this year - United Sports Academy. They hosted a very successful spring break camp in town as well as the winter SDA earlier this year. I am very pleased that they have agreed to take this on and thoroughly looking forward to them both developing and having fun with the kids.
Reminder - Spaces are available for all children aged 3.5 years and above as of Sept 1, 2015. Please help spread the word to anyone you think may be interested! More information can be found here. Questions - Contact Mark Robertson - firstname.lastname@example.org
3/25/2015 We will be kicking off our Friday Skills Sessions on March 27. The eight session schedule is below. We inivite your player and their BHYSC friends to join us on EVERY FRIDAY, from March 27 to May 15, for Soccer Skills Training Sessions with UK Elite. The sessions, which are held on Snyder Field, are separate from normal team training sessions and free of cost. The sessions are open only to BHYSC players. These sessions offer a great opportunity for your socccer player to improve ther foot skills. Four trainers will be leading the goalie training and divide the group by age and gender.
3/11/2015 Schedules on U9-U10 MNJYSA team pages updated with new dates.
3/9/2015 Home game schedule published.
3/7/2015 Team pages updated for MNJYSA Spring 2015 teams.
12/8/2014 The BHYSC Girls Coaches recently played the Boys Coaches in a friendly end of Fall season soccer match.
11/19/2014 U14 COBRAS - FALL 2014 MNJYSA FLIGHT 3 CHAMPIONS. Congratulations to the U14 Boys Cobras for winning their flight in fall 2014! The Cobras were undefeated in league play, scoring 40 goals while giving up only 10. The Cobras were coached by volunteers Doug Blischok and Eric Probst as well as Stuart ("Noodles") Sharples from UK Elite.
11/2/2014 Congratulations to Berkeley Heights Blue Storm U12 Girls for winning the Spookarama Soccer Tournament! Alternative Press story.
7/13/2014 The Fall BHYSC meeting will be held at 7:30 PM on Monday September 8, at the Berkeley Heights Courthouse. Please save the date. Each team should arrange to send one representative to receive:
9/9/2014 Soccer Skills Sessions start Friday, September 12 and run through Friday, November 7. There will be no Skills Sessions on Friday, October 31. November 14 is reserved for a make-up session, if needed.
We invite your player and their BHYSC friends to join us EVERY FRIDAY for Soccer Skills Training Sessions with UK Elite. The sessions, which are held on Snyder Field, are separate from normal team training sessions and free of cost
9/7/2014 Strikers team page updated due to late drop.
9/6/2014 Season Home Game Schedule posted.
9/4/2014 Team schedules updated for Raiders, Storm, Fury and Blaze.
9/1/2014 Team pages updated with MNJYSA schedules.
8/16/2014 Here is an informative report on College Athletic Scholarships
6/29/2014 Team list updated for Fall 2014.
5/28/2014 Please save the date of June 12 for uniform fitting night at the Berkeley Heights Community center at 29 Park Ave., in Berkley Heights. From 7:30 to 9 PM your players will be able to try on different uniforms to determine proper sizing. If a player misses the fitting night, they can go to the Kicks and Sticks store and try on uniforms. (2933 Vauxhall Road, Vauxhall, NJ- could be Union on GPS)
Please note, unlike previous years all orders will be placed on-line. At this event you will simply note the proper size and later order your clothing on line. No orders will be accepted during this fitting. It is hoped that these changes will result in a much more organized process. Also, please watch your children in the parking lot.
5/23/2014 Friday Skills Sessions have ended for the spring season. Please check back in the fall for an updated schedule.
3/3/2014 Home game schedule posted.
2/23/2014 Team pages updated with Spring 2014 schedules.
2/20/2014 Registration for Travel Soccer Tryouts and Soccer Development Academy. Week A of Spring Season is Sunday, March 9th. Good luck!
Congratulations to the U13 Girls Blizzard for winning their flight in Fall of 2013! With two games to go, the Blizzard faced a tough home and home series against the then first place team. The Blizzard swept the series with convincing 2-0 and 4-2 victories to win the flight by a single point.
Congratulations to the U11 Boys Cosmos for winning their flight in Fall 2013! The Cosmos were undefeated in MNJYSA play. The flight champion was not determined until the last game of the season, with the Cosmos having to win and their opponents needing only a tie. The boys responded with one of their best efforts of the season, a resounding 3 - 0 victory over a team that plays together 12 months out of the year.
The U12G Fury played in the Mt. Olive Tournament on October 26. It was well organized and a great way to get some extra game time experience in mid-season. We got the girls special tee shirts and socks and they wore face paint and colored hair spray. They had a good time and it created a valuable opportunity for both team building as well as additional soccer experience.
The Girls U9 Dynamo participated in the the Mt. Olive Halloween Tournament dressed as the 2023 USA World Cup Team. A good time was had by all.
The U12Boys United team played in the Mt.Olive Halloween tournament and had a great time. They beat Chatham United Celtic 2-0 in the first game then lost 1-0 to US Parma Stallone in the final. United dominated the final and lost late on with a long high shot that the wind carried over the keeper.
Congratulations to the Blue Wave U10 Boys! For the 2nd consecutive year, the Blue Wave played in the Mt. Olive Halloween Tournament. This one-day Tournament is very well run and is a lot fun for the kids. Soccer friendly Halloween costumes, face, paint, hair spray, etc. are encouraged. There were twenty U-10 Boys team registered this year and the Blue Wave participated in the most competitive flight. The Blue Wave played teams from the Jackson Fireballs (MAPS) and the Verona Red Devils (United Soccer Academy).
10/16/2013 Congratulations to the U14G Blue Fire for winning their flight and reaching the finals for the White division at the Parsippany Pride soccer tournament! The girls qualified for the championship game by going undefeated in their flight, defeating SDFC Jaguarundi and the Bloomfield Panthers, while drawing FC NJ 99/00. It took a team from Babylon, New York to finally beat the Blue Fire 2-1 in the finals of the White division. According to the tournament organizers, the Blue Fire have now earned points on the GotSoccer ranking system. This means the Blue Fire will now have a state and national ranking.
9/23/2013 Congratulations to the U13 Boys Cobras FC for their first round victory in the NJYS State Cup over Kenilworth Tornadoes, 4 - 2. The Cobras now advance to the round of 32. While BHYSC records are hazy, this is believed to be the first victory in a NJYS Cup game for a BHYSC boys team
Weekly Soccer Skills Training Held Every Friday on Snyder Field for BHYSC members
8/3/2013 Pre-K to 2nd Graders Soccer Development Academy Program flyer and dates updated for Fall 2013.
Congratulations to the U13B Strikers for their Second Consecutive MNJYSA Championship.
A 2-1 victory in the championship game against Flight 2 winner, Greater Flemington,
came in the second overtime period.
With seven new players joining the U13 team, they compiled a record of 20-5-2 over the
fall and spring seasons and won Flight 1 this spring.
Over the past two years the Strikers have posted a record of 39-5-5.
Pictured in the front row from left to right:
Evan Reiner, Joey D'Angelo, Andrew Aguilera, Francisco Cunningham, Anthony Passalacqua,
Jack Machado & Ryan Barcelona.
2nd Row: Coach Liam, Ryan Glen, Varun Iyer, Coach Boenning, Michael Zacieracha,
Mason Boenning, Bryant Wang, Michael Hickman, Connor King, Doug Ladzinski,
Coach Reiner & Coach Cunningham.
Congratulations to Blue Fire U13G Flight 4 Spring 2013 MNJYSA Flight Champions!
Congratulations to Cobras FC U12 Flight 5 Spring 2013 MNJYSA Flight Champions!
BOT Vote on Candidates - the BOT voted via electronic correspondence as follows:
Secretary: Larry Naldi was voted as by the BOT to the position of Secretary.
Uniform Sizing/Ordering Night is on June 17th, 2013, 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the BH Community Center.
Congratulations to the Blue Thunder for winning the U15G Division
of the 2013 NJ State Cup!
3/13/2013 BHYSC is again offering free Soccer Skill Training Sessions with UK Elite. Participants must be current BHYSC members. Sessions will be held Fridays on Snyder Field beginning March 15 through May 10. There will be no session April 5 due to Spring Break. These sessions offer a great opportunity for your soccer player to improve important skills such as first touch, passing, dribbling, defending, and shooting. We hope you will encourage your player to attend these sessions and bring a teammate! Below is the weekly time schedule and curriculum for the season.
3/2/2013 Team pages updated with Spring 2013 schedules.
Congratulations to the U11B Bulldogs for coming in 3rd in their group at the Piscataway
Tournament, playing together for the first time.
Congratulations to the U14B Blitz for winning their group at the Piscataway Tournament.
Congratulations to the U11B United for coming in 2nd in their group at the Piscataway
Tournament, playing together for the first time.
Congratulations to the Berkeley Heights Strikers boys soccer team
in winning their U13 bracket at the Bridgewater Tournament this past weekend.
The boys played four games beating a flight two team and a MAPS team
in going 3-0-1 to win the title. Pictured in the front row from left to right:
Doug Ladzinski, Francisco Cunningham, Evan Reiner, Ryan Barcelona,
Anthony Passalacqua, Jack Machado, Joey D'Angelo.
2nd Row: Bryant Wang, Varun Iyer, Mason Boenning, Connor King, Michael Hickman,
Ryan Glen & Andrew Aguilera.
Coaches Frank Boenning, Jack Reiner & Francisco Cunningham.
Not Pictured: Michael Zacieracha.
9/10/2012 Season schedule published.
6/24/2012 Congratulations to the U12 Boys Strikers for winning the MNJYSA Spring Playoff Championship with a 1-0 victory over Cranford with 30 seconds remaining in the 2nd overtime. The Strikers compiled a record of 20-0-3 over the fall & spring season. Thank you to all those who came to the game and all the well wishes.
6/10/2012 New club uniform ordering forms for Fall 2012 are available in the Coach's Corner, along with a Candidates Manual for the E level Coaching license.
6/10/2012 The BHYSC Soccer Development Academy will be accepting students going into Kindergarten, First Grade or Second Grade for Fall 2012. For more info see the brochure.
6/12/2012 The U12 Berkeley Heights Strikers Boys Travel Soccer team will be playing for the Championship of the Mid New Jersey Youth Soccer Association after upsetting the top seed 2-2, 4-2 in a shootout. Congratulations on compiling a 19-0-3 record over the fall & spring seasons. They are the first boys team from Berkeley Heights> to reach the finals in over 12 years! The finals will be played at 11:40AM on Saturday> June 16th at Heavenly Farms/Dideriksen Park, 440 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick. Come support your Berkeley Heights Strikers!
Uniform ordering/sizing night will be June 15th, 6:30-8:30pm
5/27/2012 The Annual Club Meeting of the BOT/AC will be June 4th, 7:30pm at the Berkeley Heights Courtroom
4/13/2012 Tryouts web pages updated.
9/5/2011 Team pages updated for Fall 2011.
The Stirling Elks are sponsoring a free
Batter's Up Hitting Contest and Soccer Shoot
6/22/2011 Boys and Girls Uniform Ordering Form updated on the forms page.
6/9/2011 Uniform Sizing Night is Friday, June 17th, 6:30-8:30pm, BH Community Center. Uniform team rosters with players names only (not the orders) should be emailed to Karen by June 14th.
Congratulations to the Blue Thunder for winning the U13
Premier Division of the US Club Soccer NJ Cup!
4/7/2011 2011 Tryout Manual and Faq published in Coach's Corner.
2/5/2011 Spring 2011 Kicks 'n Sticks Uniform Ordering Forms are now available.
12/5/2010 Spring 2011 player and team registration forms updated.
9/15/2010 Team pages updated with schedules. Home game schedule published.
The club would like to thank those that donated uniforms and equipment to
youth players in Malawi.
Congratulations to the U12G Blue Thunder for winning Flight 1 and MNJYSA playoffs!
5/22/2010 Uniform sizing/ordering night will be: June 23rd, 6:00-8:30 PM, BH Community Center.
5/22/2010 BHYSC player registration form updated for Fall 2010/Spring 2011.
4/19/2010 Tryouts pages updated with schedule and registration form.
3/6/2010 Our club web site has moved to bhysc.com. Please update your bookmarks to use the new site. Our old site hosted on att.net will be disabled on 4/1/2010.
3/3/2010 Team pages updated for Spring 2010.
2/16/2010 Kicks 'n Sticks is our new uniform supplier. Forms for ordering can be found on the Forms page.
12/2/2009 Spring Only 2010 BHYSC Player Registration Form added.
11/4/2009 Entry Level Ref Courses: For those 14 or older the Winter schedule of new referee training classes has been posted on the State Referee Committee web site.
5/18/2009 MNJYSA is running a 5v5 Summer Soccer Program for U9,U10,U11,and U12 boys and girls. One of the locations is GL in Berkeley Heights. The program is free for MNJYSA players! Go here for more details and to register.
5/9/2009 Tryouts Update!
3/11/2009 Spring 2009 home game schedule published. There is a new game day Field Status link in the menu that should be updated by 8:30am if there are cancellations.
3/1/2009 Team schedules and flights added for Spring 2009.
2/22/2009 Team registration form updated.
12/3/2008 Club player registration forms updated for Spring 2009.
6/21/2008 New Registration forms posted. The registration form no longer includes the Uniform section, as the uniform the club has been using has been discontinued. The Uniform portion will be completed separately later.
3/10/2008 Spring 2008 home game schedule updated.
3/3/2008 Team schedules and flights added for Spring 2008.
11/28/2007 Registration forms added for Spring only teams.
10/18/07 Coaches Training Session: Saturday, October 27th, 3 to 5 pm, GL Turf Field. Coach Bruno Somma and the Governor Livingston Boys Varsity Soccer Team will host a free training session for all BHYSC coaches and assistant coaches (not players) who are interested in learning drills and game strategies to help train their teams. You will not be expected to play but feel free to ask questions and watch the Varsity Team display drills and game scenarios. If you would like to attend or have any questions, please contact Donna Sobol, home: 286-0502, cell: 963-4761, or email@example.com.
8/25/07 Team pages updated for Fall 2007.
6/19/07 Player Registration forms links updated with 2007-2008 Versions of NJ Youth Soccer forms.
5/16/07 Fall 2007/Spring 2008 Player Registration Forms are now available.
4/20/07 Tryouts are Saturday, May 5th.
3/26/07 The Governor Livingston Varsity coaches are running a soccer camp this summer at Passaic River Park in Berkeley Heights.
3/11/07 UK Elite will once again offer its Technical Training Program for small sided BHYSC players this Spring.
3/3/07 Team pages updated with Spring 2007 schedules.
11/26/06 Spring 2007 registration forms are now on website.
8/27/06 Updated with Fall 2006 teams.
7/7/06 NJYS Registration forms on web site updated with 2006 versions.
6/19/06 Fall 2006 registration forms are now on website.
4/17/06 Tryouts for next season are on Saturday, May 6th.
3/19/06 Spring home game schedule posted.
3/7/06 Berkeley Heights fields are closed until 4/1.