July 18, 2020: ENYYSA Team Training Update

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The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) announced in a June 30th article that teams can begin training on July 6th and begin playing games on August 17th.

July 6 is the date to start training for all areas in at least Phase 3 and that should entail all of New York State by then. US Soccer guidelines allow for small group training with a maximum of nine players and one coach who maintain social distancing.

On July 27, full team training is allowed but still maintain social distancing. Allow three weeks for coronavirus tracking purposes.

August 17 is the reboot date for games while considering only local and single day competitions. Large events would have to be approved by the local government.

Read the full article by clicking here.

May 1, 2020: Remembering Referee and Assignor Ron Clark

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It is with heavy hearts that CDRef is saddened to report that Ron Clark has passed away due to the coronavirus.

Ron worked tirelessly for the association, and impacted many referees, coaches, players, and spectators for the better. His presence will be sorely missed.

To learn more about Ron, read this remembrance by Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association: http://www.enysoccer.com/remembering_referee_and_assignor_ron_clark/

To read Ron’s obituary, please see this link: https://obittree.com/obituary/us/new-york/mechanicville/devito-salvadore-funeral-home-inc/ronald-clark/4196274/

For a touching tribute to Ron, read this article from the Times Union: https://www.timesunion.com/sports/article/Ronald-Clark-longtime-soccer-referee-and-15242719.php

April 22, 2020: Message from ENYYSA President

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A message from Richard Christiano – Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) President:

Message from ENYYSA President

Message from ENYYSA President

March 28, 2020: CDRef in the News!

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Check out this article from Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association about CDRef:
178 CDREF Members Officiate Capital District Youth Soccer League Games

March 24, 2020

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Suspension of all officiating in New York State

Soccer officiating has been suspended due to the NY State on PAUSE executive order. More information will be shared here when available.

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