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WELCOME SEAN MCMANNIS-Oklahoma Celtic Boys ECNL Director

Sean is coming to Oklahoma Celtic from the Northbay Elite FC. 

"I am so excited to be joining the Oklahoma Celtic soccer family and getting to start the Boys ECNL program. I look forward to working with both the talented coaches, and players in the club. It is going to be an amazing experience!"

Executive Director Don Rother said, "we are excited to have Coach McMannis join the staff. He will make a huge impact with our Boys ECNL teams and coaches, as well as our entire club. He brings great knowledge and passion for the game and will be a tremendous role model for our players."

Academy Program's End of Season Skate Party

Academy Program's End of Season Skate Party

WELCOME JAMES RITCHIE-Oklahoma Celtic Director of Goalkeeping

We are excited to have James Ritchie joining the Oklahoma Celtic Family!

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"I am very happy to be joining the coaching staff at Oklahoma Celtic." says James Ritchie.  "The club vision for the future is impressive.  I look forward to working with my teams and the ECNL goalkeepers. I plan to build a program that can produce some of the top young keepers in the state. Oklahoma Celtic being awarded the ECNL in both the boys and girls divisions is massive for soccer in Oklahoma. The club now has a clear pathway for progression. I believe the club will grow from strength to strength. The fact that Oklahoma Celtic is affiliated to Glasgow Celtic is also a bonus. Growing up in Glasgow I know just how massive a club Celtic is and I look forward to building on that affiliation. It is an honor to be given such a key role within the club and I am very much looking forward to getting started."

 

"We are thrilled about coach Ritchie joining our staff.  He brings great knowledge and experience to our staff and will take our goalkeeper training program to great levels.  His values align with that of our club and I believe he will have a huge impact on the lives of our players." says Don Rother Oklahoma Celtic Executive Director.

Oklahoma Celtic Joins Boys's Elite Clubs National League for 2018-19

Oklahoma Celtic is pleased to announce its acceptance into the Boy's Elite Clubs National League (ECNL). The Boys ECNL was founded to provide a top level, club-based development, training, and competition platform for youth male soccer players, with conference competition in six age groups (U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, and U18/19) and pronounced collegiate exposure through the Boys ECNL National Events. In addition to the competition platform, the Boys ECNL offers player identification and development opportunities for top players in every conference, unique coaching education, and club development programs.

"Oklahoma Celtic is proud to join the Boys ECNL," said Don Rother, Executive Director for Oklahoma Celtic. "The quality and professionalism of ECNL will create the highest level of competition on a consistent basis and create the greatest exposure to college coaches for our boy's players. We look forward to the opportunity of working and competing with the nation's top soccer clubs."

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Academy Skills Tournament Winners

Girls: (Team USA) Avery Thomas, Aletheia Lollis, Kyirah Velasco, Channing Gobble, Mackenzie Meyers, Emily Wolney

Boys: (Real Madrid) Cruz Knehans, Troy Watson, Boomer Tahsequah, Addox Sanders, Dominic Mattias, Cooper Routt

 

Oklahoma Celtic Joins Girl’s Elite Clubs National League for 2018-19

 

Oklahoma Celtic is pleased to announce its acceptance into the Girl’s Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), a nationwide league dedicated to developing elite female soccer players through innovative, player-centered programming and to enhancing the overall experience by creating a better, more enjoyable, and more successful player, coach, and club development model.

“Oklahoma Celtic is ecstatic to join the Girls ECNL,” said Don Rother, Oklahoma Celtic Director of Coaching.  “We believe ECNL is the highest, most professional soccer platform for female players.  We are excited for the developmental opportunity it presents for our players and look forward to collaborating with other ECNL clubs.”

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131 coaches-Thanks to Dick's Sporting Goods and Academy Sports for the coaching gear-Cici's Pizza for the delicious pizza!

Spring 2018 Recreational Coach Meeting-131 coaches-Thanks to Dick's Sporting Goods and Academy Sports for the coaching gear-Cici's Pizza for the delicious pizza!


Oklahoma Celtic joins Oklahoma Premier Clubs and Red River NPL

TOP OKLAHOMA CLUBS TRANSFORM YOUTH SOCCER LANDSCAPE
OKLAHOMA PREMIER CLUBS TO LAUNCH IN FALL 2017

PROVIDES INNOVATIVE NEW STATE AND REGIONAL COMPETITIVE PLATFORM
US Club Soccer has announced it will sanction a statewide u11-u19 competitive league, including postseason traditional state tournament play in the state of Oklahoma, beginning in the Fall 2017 season.  This landmark initiative for Oklahoma soccer will leverage US Club Soccer’s programming on behalf of member clubs in the State of Oklahoma.

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Young Sports Enthusiasts Flock to Norman Youth Soccer Association

NYSA Partners with Celtic FC!!

 

We are excited to announce that our club is beginning a partnership with Celtic Football Club out of Glasgow, Scotland. This partnership with a world-renowned, professional club will provide us with many opportunities for growth as a club. Our coaches will be able to learn from Celtic FC's player development model through a variety of support materials, participate in coaching exchanges between our clubs, and attend the Celtic FC International Coaches Convention. Our players will be able to attend Celtic FC camps that we will host in Norman and learn from the staff of a professional club. Select players from our club will be able to attend Celtic ID camps in other states, with the potential for selection to train with the men's and women's Celtic FC Academy program in Glasgow. Additionally some of our club teams could have the opportunity to participate in a team tour in Glasgow.


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NYSA Soccer Office

NYSA Soccer Office-573-0070
Monday-Thursday 9am-2pm

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Located at Main Gate of Complex
1001 E. Robinson, Norman OK 73071
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Steve Gillis at swg13@cox.net
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