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2019 Coaching & Builder Awards

Coaching Award

For achievement in sport, leadership, personal development, and coaching effectiveness. 2019 Winner: Jessica Rae.

Coaching Award


Builder Award

Recognizing an outstanding contribution to the betterment of the Chapman's Soccer Complex. 2019 Winner: Jason May

Builder Award


2019 Success Stories!

U12 Girls: 2019 Lakeshore League Champions!

The Markdale U12 Girls finished the regular season in first place and went on to win the Lakeshore League Championship in Kincardine! What an amazing team full of talented players and dedicated coaches!

U12 Girls

U12 Boys: 2019 Lakeshore League Champions!

The U12 Boys finished the regular season in first place and went on to win the Lakeshore League Championship in Markdale! The team played hard through the tournament and made it through two penalty shoot outs to go on to win the Championship! Congratulations Boys!

U12 Boys

U15 Girls: 2019 Silver Medalists!

The U15 Girls team had a very good season and entered the year-end Lakeshore League tournament as one of the favourites to take the Championship. The team played very well, giving up only one goal all weekend long. Unfortunately, that one goal was against Walkerton in the final, with the final score being 0-1. It was a great run and the final game was the best one the team has played to date.

U15 Girls

U15 Boys: 2019 Lakeshore League Champions!

The U15 Boys squad played hard all season long to finish first in the standings. They entered the year-end tournament as favourites to win, but the road to the Championship was harder than anyone expected. Two games finished in penalty shoot outs and all the games were close right to the end. At the end of it all, the Markdale boys had clinched the Championship. Good job boys!

U15 Boys

U18 Boys: 2019 Lakeshore League Champions!

The U18 Boys had an absolutely dominant 2019 season, winning 12 for 12 in the regular season and winning the year-end Lakeshore League Championship. Congratulations boys on a masterful performance. You make Markdale proud!

U18 Boys

Men’s Team: 2019 Silver Medalists!

The Men’s Open team played a strong regular season as is the norm for the team, but the year-end tournament proved a tough nut to crack. The team had a great run at the Championship, held in Markdale, and advanced to the final where the lads took a 3-1 lead against Walkerton. Unfortunately, 3 unanswered goals in the second half resulted in a 3-4 loss for Markdale and a silver medal. It was a good game!

Men's Open


Cheque Presentation
Big Thank You (!) to the Community Foundation Grey Bruce for their $5000 grant to Markdale Minor Soccer. This money will go a long way to improving the facilities at our U6 and U8 programs. Presenting the award certificate to Markdale Minor Soccer President, Mils Farmus, is Community Foundation Director, Nicole Amos-Uotila. Photo Credit: John White.


U15 Girls: Lakeshore League Silver Medalists!

The Markdale U15 Girls Team went undefeated throughout the two day tournament but lost in the final game after going into overtime and then finally, shootouts. Congrats girls on a great season and solid tournament performance!
U15 Girls


Markdale Russell Crane U15 boys Champions in the Lakeshore Cup!

After finishing second in the regular season, the Markdale U15 boys played undefeated in the Lakeshore Cup, hosted by Saugeen Shores this year. Although having a few key players out with injuries, the Markdale boys fought hard and played well. The first game on Saturday Aug 11th was against Hanover. After regular time, this game was tied 1-1, with the lone Markdale goal scored by Dejan Lukic. The boys went into a 5 person shoot out. With Aeson Uhrig staying strong in net, the shootout resulted in a 4-4 tie after 5 shots. Jason Gordon scored the winning goal as the 6th shooter with Markdale winning the shootout 5-4. Game two was a win against West Grey 3-0. Shut out for Aeson Uhrig. Goals scored by Lucas Dias, Ashton Russell and Seth Swartz.

Semi-final games were held on Sunday Aug 12th. Markdale faced Kincardine, the regular season 1st place finishers. After a well played game, Markdale defeated Kincardine 3-2. Goals by Matthew Grootendorst (2) and Seth Swartz.

Markdale met Kincardine again, who won a play off, in the final. This time was no different, both teams fought hard, but Markdale came out with the win 3-2 and won the Gold medal and Lakeshore Cup. Matthew Grootendorst scored all three goals. Markdale was undefeated throughout the entire tournament, a great accomplishment for the players and their coaches.

U15 Boys 2018

Back row left to right: Head Coach Nick Evans, Thomas Farmus, Leif Rupke, Seth Swartz, Dejan Lukic, Matthew Grootendorst, Jason Gordon, Benjamin Evans, Austin Nippard, Ashton Russell, Assistant Coach Gerry Grootendorst

Middle row: Aeson Uhrig, Randy Boyce

Front row: Trainer Lance Dias, Benjamin Groves, Julien Hartman, Lucas Harasymczuk, Nolan MacMillan, Cole Miskie, Nathan MacMillan, Titus Ruttan, Lucas Dias

Missing: Darius Prociw, Alan Ripley, Garin Haefner and Assistant Coach Jim Hatman


Markdale Tim Horton’s Under 16 Girls Rep Team wins it all!

Girls Rep Team - Under 16
Back Row – Kyla Pacheco, Nadine Myiow, Meagan Hard, Michaela Sadler, Kellyn Yates, Grace Murakami, Sydney Sanderson, Becca-Lyn Cooper and Lauren Lupo-Flewelling;

Middle Row – Madison MacGillivray, Zoey Davis, Hayley Goreski, MacKenzie Robbins and Kate Wilton;

Front Row – Morigan Hooper and Ashley MacDonald;

Coaching Staff: Rick Sadler - Head Coach, Tim Davis – Asst. Coach, Harmony Hooper – Trainer and Deanna Davis – Team Manager

The Markdale Under 16 Girls Rep Team completed a clean sweep of the S.W.R.S.A. (South West Regional Soccer Association) Rep Soccer this season by winning both the League Championship and the Playoff Cup!

These girls finished the regular season with only 1 loss in their 14 game schedule, competing against other rep teams from Kitchener, Fergus, Guelph, Erin-Hillsburgh, Owen Sound, Cambridge and Shelburne. They led the league in goals for (51) and goals against (11) and shut-outs – Morigan Hooper (with 9) and had the leading goal scorer – MacKenzie Robbins (with 20 goals). The girls carried their first place finish into the play-offs, going undefeated in the Championship Cup this past weekend in Waterloo, with wins over Kitchener (3 to 0), Guelph (3 to 0) and they shut-out 2nd place Cambridge 2 to 0 in the Championship game to capture Markdale’s first ever Rep Championship Cup! Well done girls!


New Soccer Benches

New Soccer Benches

When you visit the Markdale Minor Soccer Complex you will see two shiny new team soccer benches donated by the Jordan Fawcett Memorial Fund. Jordan passed away in November 2010 and her parents, David and Debbie Fawcett, are pleased to see their daughter’s legacy live on in a sport she loved to play and within the Markdale Minor Soccer fields.

Jordan’s mom and dad said the inscription “To the moon and back!” represents Jordan’s love for the game, her enthusiasm, never give up attitude, and positive team spirit. “Jordan was the most enthusiastic cheerleader around, always encouraging her team.”

The Jordan Fawcett Memorial Fund is made possible thanks to the generosity of the community. The fund was created by the Fawcetts to sponsor local athletes to attend camps, and support sports related projects within the community such as the soccer benches. The fund resides with the Grey Highlands Community Fund under the umbrella of the Community Foundation Grey Bruce.


Men's Open Division Champions

The Pallister Farms Makdale Men's Open team had a very successful inaugural season, remaining near the top of the rankings in regular season play and winning the Lakeshore Soccer League year-end tournament held in Markdale on August 16. The team opened its tournament play with a tie against Mount Forest, followed by a win against Hanover and a win against Mount Forest for the gold. Outstanding goal-tending was provided by Clayton Rolston throughout the season. The Men's Open division was new to the Lakeshore League this year and allowed players who were over 20 years old to continue playing soccer and enjoying the benefits of competition and physical activity. The League is hoping to grow for 2016.

Back Row (left to right): Mark Murakami, Matthew Aitcheson, Hank Obradovich, Nick Evans, Jordan Priestman, Justin Vilakainen, Mils Farmus, Scott Spiers (Head Coach).
Front Row (left to right): Brendan Spiers, Tony Dosser, Clayton Rolston, Ryan Ferris, Geoffrey Dow.
Absent: Aakash Desai, David Ollerton (Asst Coach), Kenneth Taylor, Tyler Williamson, Stephen Goudy, Mark Lawler, Ryan Summers, Mike Borges and Javan Buratynski.


U16 Tournament Silver Medalists

The Co-Operators Markdale U16 girls bring home silver from the year end tournament played in Mildmay on August 23, 2015. The girls had a fantastic season and placed 2nd overall in the Lakeshore Soccer League. Congratulations on their hard work and dedication!

Back Row - from left to right: Asst. Coach : Colleen Vandenberg, Nicole Neuteboom, Kate Lupo-Flewelling, Megan Goulding, Madeline Marshall, Cassidy Short, Marilyn Mullin, Head Coach Andy Holliday.
Front Row: Hanna Bowles, Jenna Vandenberg, Fayth Vandenberg, Lindsay Fisher, Alyssa Holliday, Avery Rowe.
Goalie: Morigan Hooper.
Absent: Shannon Shaw, Daniella Sgro, Marlee VanBlankers.


New Soccer Complex Sign Installed

R. Caswell Iron and Graphics of Markdale with the assistance of MMS Executive and volunteers erected the updated map and sponsorship sign of the Chapman's Ice Cream Soccer Complex. Thank you to everyone who assisted with this project.


Field Layout - Chapman's fields, Markdale

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2015 Success Stories

GOLD MEDAL WINNERS!

Congratulations to Markdale U14 Girls (sponsored by Royal Lepage, Mark Murakami, sales rep) capturing First Place, Lakeshore Soccer League "TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS 2015" winning Gold Medals and plaque on Sunday Aug.16th in Hanover. An outstanding team effort winning all 3 games, with 1 shut out. Excellent season girls!

Team members:
Very back: Scott Sharpe asst. coach
Back row: Left to Right: Amy Graham, Tanya Marquis, Mikayla Goudie, Nicole Neuteboom, Megan Goulding, Alexandra Sharpe, Morigan Hooper
Next row: Harmony Carruthers coach, Marlee VanBlankers, Isobel Mugford, Alexandra Mendonca, Hannah Schnurr
Next row: Avery Rowe, Sierrah Janzen, Linda Tremblay, Callie Shortt
First row: Alyssa Neal, Jenna Vandenberg (plaque), Alicia Murphy
Absent: Julia Gascoine, Caleigh Ward, Avery Ward and asst. coach Jillian Ward


2014 Success Stories

U20 Girls Win Gold!

Markdale Rotary U20 Girls complete undefeated soccer season! The U20 Girls team won the Lakeshore League title with a 9 win - 0 loss record and then went on to win the Lakeshore League year-end tournament held August 24th in Mildmay.

U20 Girls Win Gold!


In front: Paige MacMillan. Front Row: Bailey Trudgeon, Justine Mayne, Elena Zago, Marissa Zago, Kayleigh Shannon, Kaitlyn Spires, Maggie Murakami. Back Row: Marj MacMillan, Dave Zago, Nicole Gallagher, Katie Viljakainen, Paige Gallagher, Leigha Monk, Heather Shaw, April Zancai, Kendra Moore, Mariann Lobbezoo, Scott Spires. Absent from photo: Princess Land, Madison Adsetts.


U14 Girls Silver Medal Winners!

The Markdale U14 girls soccer team, sponsored by Royal Lepage, Mark Murakami, Sales Rep, captured the silver medal at the Lakeshore Cup! An outstanding team effort in 3 games on Saturday had them finish first in their pool with two wins and a tie.
On Sunday morning they beat Kincardine in the semi-final game with a brilliant team effort and goals scored by Caleigh Ward and Cassidy Shortt. In the final game, Markdale faced Tara. The game ended 1 -1 and after a scoreless over time, the championship was decided on penalty kicks. An outstanding effort by Cassidy Shortt in net. Markdale finished tied for second place in the regular season. Congratulations girls!

U14 Girls - Silver Medal Team Members:

(Back Row L-R:) Madeline Marshall, Shannon Shaw, Sierrah Janzen, Megan Goulding, Malee VanBlankers, Cassidy Shortt, CaleighWard.
(Front Row L-R:) Fayth Vandenberg, Marilyn Mullin, Alex Sharpe, Hanna Bowles, Avery Rowe, Mikayla Goudy, Avery Ward. (Absent from photo Alexandra Mendonca)


U16 Boys win bronze!

U16 Esso Mr.Sub Country Style played Mildmay in our first game and lost 3-2.
Following victories against West Grey and Walkerton, we were moving on to the bronze medal game against Mildmay, which we won 3-2.

U16 Boys Win Bronze!


The U16 Girls Win Bronze!

Markdale Minor Soccer hosted the U16 Girls Lakeshore Cup tournament on August 16 at the Chapman's Soccer Complex. Despite the miserable weather, the Co-operators U16 girls played hard defeating Mount Forest 1-0. Later in the afternoon, after another strong battle, the girls lost to Hanover 1-0. One win and a loss placed them in the bronze medal round on Sunday where they defeated both Kincardine Canadian Tire 2-0 and Kincardine Montgomery Ford 2-0 for the Bronze medal win. All the teams in this age group were very evenly matched this season. With a wonderful coaching staff and a great group of girls, Markdale Co-Operators U16 girls gave their all as they always do and played hard.

U16 Girls

Back Row (L-R) Lesley Whitten (Manager), Carrie Russell (Assistant Coach), Ciarra Pennings, Paige Gallagher, Morgan Williamson, Holly Adams, Katie Viljakainen, Brittany MacKenzie, Brian Thornton (Assistant Coach), Kevin MacKenzie (Head Coach).
Front Row (L-R) Sydney Whitten, Jessica Gordan, Alyssa Holliday, Juliana Smits, Terenn Russell, Alanna Taylor, Maggie Murakami
In front - Erin Thornton

Absent from the photo - Jane Flapper, Lisa Sgro, Daniella Sgro, Kate Lupo-Flewelling


2013 Success Stories

Markdale Girls bring home the Gold!

Congratulations to the Markdale Subway Under 12 Girls team on capturing the gold medal to finish off an amazing soccer season! After finishing the regular season with a perfect 10 wins, the team captured the first place Lakeshore Soccer League medals and plaque. Markdale hosted the first 2 rounds of the Lakeshore Cup and the girls continued on their winning ways. They defeated Tara 3 to 1 to start off the weekend, with goals from Nicole Neuteboom, Ashley MacDonald and Zoey Davis. Markdale met Kincardine in the semi-finals and shut them out 6 to 0. Meagan Hard led the way with 4 goals and Nicole Neuteboom added 2 more. Michaela Sadler had the shut-out. They advanced to the Gold medal game and defeated Saugeen Shores 1 to 0 in a great game. Hard had the lone goal and Sadler had another shut-out. Excellent season girls!

Markdale Girls bring home the Gold!

Team members:

(Back Row, l to r:) Tim Davis, Coach, Nicole Neuteboom, Madison MacGillivray, Megan Goulding, Morigan Hooper, Lauren Lupo-Flewelling, Meagan Hard, Caleigh Ward and Scott Sharpe, (Coach.)

(Middle Row, l to r:) Zoey Davis, Alexandra Sharpe, Avery Ward, Ashley MacDonald, Kate Wilton and Claire Legate.

(Front Row:) Michaela Sadler, Absent: Ruby and Raurie Moffat.


Markdale Boys bring home Silver!

Congratulations to the Markdale McCann Water Systems Boys Under 14 team on capturing the silver medal at the Lakeshore Cup! They defeated Durham 2 to 1 (on penalty kicks,) then defeated Walkerton 5 to 1 and shut-out Saugeen Shores 1 to 0 in the semi-finals to advance to the championship game. Hanover defeated Markdale 2 to 0 in the final, but the boys brought home the Silver medal!

U14 Boys

Team members:

(Back Row, l to r:) Derek Laws, (Coach) Gab Kokas, (Coach,) Blair Plantt, Skyler Oosthoek, Myles Irwin, Wayne Flapper, Chase Pierce, Brodey Barwick, Slade Russell, Joanne Laws, (Manager.)

(Front Row:) Dakota McCreary-Hutchinson, Joey Reusch, Tevin Laws, C.J. Hare, Stephen Gordon, Austin Brown, Levi Viljakainen, (U12.)

Absent: Garrett & A.J. Johnson, Cole Russell, (U12.)


Congratulations to the Markdale Pharmacy Boys Under 20 team on capturing the bronze medal at the Lakeshore Cup!

They lost to Kincardine 3 to 2 to move onto the Consolation side. Markdale defeated Walkerton 4 to 1 in the semi finals and shut-out Mount Forest 1 to 0 to win the bronze medal in the Consolation Championship!

U20 Team members include: James Brouwer, James Oliver, Colby Canfield, Jordan Priestman, Christopher Horton, Peter Dejong, Geoffrey Dow, Tyler Williamson, Matthew Aitcheson, Justin Viljakainen, Jeremiah Johnston, Mark Lawler, Bill Dillworth, Brian Petch, Shaun Thompson, Ryan Summers, Tony Dosser, Tyler Hannath, Hank O’Bradovich, Jonathon Adsetts, Kenneth Taylor, Brendon Spires and Colin Black.

Coaches: Gordon Johnston, Rodney Yool, Dave Ollerton and Danni Canfield, Manager.


Markdale Girls bring home the Gold!

Congratulations to the Markdale Co-operators Under 16 Girls team on capturing the gold medal to finish off an amazing soccer season! After finishing the regular season undefeated, with 8 wins and 1 tie, the team captured the first place Lakeshore Soccer League medals and plaque. Markdale started off the Lakeshore Cup in style, by shutting out Mount Forest 5 to 0. Hanover upset Markdale 2 to 0 in the second game, but Markdale advanced to the championship game, based on their plus/minus record. In the final, Markdale came through with a hard fought 2 to 1 win over Kincadine to capture the gold medal! Excellent season girls!

U16 Girls

Team members:

(Back row l to r) Maggie Murakami, Katie Viljakainen, Brittany Mackenzie, Sydney Whitten, Morgan Williamson, Ciarra Pennings, Holly Adams, April Zancai, Head Coach Kevin MacKenzie.

(Front row l to r) Marrian Lobbezoo, Terenn Eagles-Russell, Allana Taylor, Kendra Moore, Paige Macmillan, Chelsea Haines-Leith, Bailey Allen-Trudgeon, Marrisa Zago.

Absent: Heather Shaw, Paige Gallagher, and Jessica Gordon.


Markdale Soccer Jerseys put to Good use in Kenya

Scott and Laurie Moore recently travelled to Kenya and took some old Markdale Minor Soccer jerseys and donated them along with some balls and equipment to some local villages.

 

 

 

 

 


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Markdale Minor Soccer Registration 2020

All former Flesherton and Dundalk Minor Soccer players are welcome to join!

Mail your registration to:
Markdale Minor Soccer
c/o of Rumi Farmus
PO Box 869
Markdale,
ON N0C 1H0

Download the 2020 Registration form here