32 Nitros Players Selected from the Provincial Screenings to the Provincial Projects
North Toronto Soccer Club is very proud to announce and congratulate our 32 players selected from the Provincial Screening to participate in the 2019 Provincial Projects! Great work to all of these players on this amazing achievement!
Registering for Winter Skills Development Programs, Recreational Leagues and Break Camps
NT AT HEART: Naim Kullojka, he's one of our own!
A PART OF THE NITROS' FAMILY...07s Boys parent coach Naim with son Grant before a practice session at Soccerplex
NORTH TORONTO SOCCER CLUB'S army of volunteers are a massive part of the successful running of the organisation.
Now in our new feature NT at Heart we will tell your THEIR Nitros' stories and examine what made them become a part of the fabric of the club. Each fortnight we will highlight an in-depth interview with a special volunteer and they will come from EVERY area of NTSC, from Development to Competitive to Recreational.
We start with a richly deserving candidate in 07s Boys parent coach Naim Kullojka, to read the story of his dedication Click here
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North Toronto Soccer ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of North Toronto Soccer Club was held on November 26, 2018.
One new member of the Board of Directors was elected. Beth McCharles, PhD is the mother of 3 children and a volunteer coach in the NTSC recreational program. Professionally, Beth is a Mental Performance Coach, working with professional athletes, coaches and teams as well as performers in the arts.
Beth McCharles, new member, NTSC Board of Directors
Peter Ellement and Peter Rizakos were re-elected to the Board.
Patricia MacOdrum completed her 3-year term on the Board and was thanked for her contributions to the Board and the club.
Two long-time volunteers were presented with the North Toronto Soccer Club Lifetime Awards of Excellence and inducted into the NTSC Hall of Fame.
Carita Sheehy was team manager of her 3 sons' Nitros teams (Ryan, Cameron and Matthew), was a member of the Board of Directors for 5 years and a member of the Competitive Committee for 8 years, 2 as Chair. She wrote the Team Managers' Handbook and mentored many team managers.
Peter Cockett has coached all 5 of his children (Jonathan, Ella, Natasha, Sophie and Peter) in North Toronto Soccer, 4 of them on Nitros teams. He was a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Competitive Committee for 6 years. Peter wrote many of the club policies and much website content.
The awards were presented by NTSC Chair Michael Eubanks.
Jill Sutherland to Join NCAA Division 1 with Central Michigan!
SIGN HERE PLEASE.. proud coaches Chris Vickers (left) and Marc Maunder look on as Jill signs for Central Michgian Chippewas
NORTH TORONTO NITROS central defender Jill Sutherland has become the first OPDL player from our hugely successful female program to land a contract with an American National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I team. Jill, a 2001 former OPDL Nitros player and current OWSL Nitros U21 and development coach in the recreational program, signed for the Central Michigan Chippewas in our club offices on Wednesday. To read our in-depth two-part interview on her Nitros story Click here
At the Double! Our U15 Boys & U17 Girls Nitros are OPDL Charity Shield Winners
Nitros U17 Girls defeated Richmond Hill in a closely-fought game. Thanks for another great season to the players and Head Coach Marko Milanovic, assistant coach Chris Vickers, and our goalkeeping coaches Justine Bernier and Laura Dougall.
Nitros U15 Boys tied Unionville Milliken 1-1 in regular time, then prevailed 3-1 on penalties to win their second Charity Shield. Thanks to all of the players for a great season and Head Coach Marko Milanovic, assistant coach Octavian Ghidanac, and goalkeeping coaches Shawn Sawyers and Justine Bernier.
Thrill-adelphia! 04 Girls sparkle at the EDP Fall Classic
THOSE MEDALLING KIDS...our Nitros 04 Girls OPDL squad with their rewards after a great tournament in Philadelphia
NORTH TORONTO NITROS 04 Girls OPDL squad travelled to Philadelphia and shone in the EDP Fall Classic, coming within a goal of winning their tournament. To read the full story of their exploits Click here
NT at Toronto FC v Atlanta United FC
NT players and families had blast cheering on Toronto FC at their final match the season, as they won 4-1 over Atlanta United FC.
Many of the players in attendance had the amazing opportunity to participate as Player Escorts for the match! It was an incredible day and experience for all players.
THE SONIA WALK INTERVIEW: Part Two
TRUE COLOURS...Sonia Walk is dreaming of a place with the U17s squad in the World Cup in Uruguay in November
SONIA WALK began her time at North Toronto Soccer Club as a U9 girls player dreaming of playing for Canada WNT one day. Now she is taking significant steps towards realising that. In Part Two of our in-depth interview Sonia relives the dramatic story of her CONCACAF Championship adventure when the tournament was CANCELLED amid fears for the players as the Nicaraguan government struggled to keep control of the riot-torn streets of Managua. To read more Click here
Coach Sam's pride as 04 Girls win TDYSL Cup
HEAD COACH Sam Fujimagari has spoken of her pride as her 04 Girls side lifted the Toronto District Youth Soccer League Cup to give her the perfect send-off to four years in charge of the squad. To read the full story of an emotional day for some of our girls in green Click here
It's a Treble! Nitros U21 Women OWSL Provincial champions
NORTH TORONTO NITROS U21 womens Head Coach Chris Vickers has spoken of his pride as his team's Provincial Central Division title clinched a dream Treble for the club. Chris, who had superb help from his coaching colleagues Lutz Fullgraf and Sharon Jameson, was delighted as the triumph added to those from our U15 and U17 OPDL girls earlier in the summer. To read Chris' interview on a season to remember Click here
Nitros Girls U15s join U17s as OPDL Cup winners
THE GREEN PARTY...Nitros U15 Girls celebrate with the OPDL Cup trophy after Sunday's Final win in London
NORTH TORONTO NITROS U15 Girls are the 2018 OPDL Cup champions after a thrilling 3-1 triumph over Ottawa South United at the Ontario Games in London on Sunday. To read the full story of coach Marc Maunder's side's charge to glory over a hectic three days at the Games Click here
When Saturday Comes in the Fall and Winter: This is how we Train-to-be-a-Nitro
The Train-to-be-a-Nitro program is designed to challenge the physical, mental, and emotional growth of players. The program is focused on individual skill development with an advanced technical curriculum that is specific to this age and ability. Players will be challenged with advanced ball mastery sessions to develop ball familiarity which will incorporate all the fundamental techniques necessary to play the game.
There is a Train-to-be-a-Nitro program for players from U7-U10 in NTSC's Spring & Summer FUNDAMENTALS programs within the recreational league. This is an optional extra hour of skills development each week for interested players.
Special Olympics Soccer in North Toronto
NTSC is once again partnering with Special Olympics Ontario and The Rotary Club of Toronto-Eglinton to present a Special Olympics program for players ages 7 to 18 who have an intellectual disability. More details can be found here.
Uniforms collected by NTSC Uniform Buddies in recent years have been delivered to teams in Ghana and Kenya. Thank you to the teams that participated and the volunteers who collected, washed and delivered the uniforms. Photos and information about the program.
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