Competitive Program

Our Markham Lightning winter academy program is in full swing. Tryouts for the 2016 summer season will be held in early March.

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Outdoor Youth House League

The youth house league is available for players from U3 - U18 and runs from May to August.

Registration for our 2016 outdoor programs will open in late January.

Markham FC OPDL Squads Begin

2016 Training Program in January
The six Markham OPDL squads (2001, 2002, 2003 Girls/2001, 2002, 2003 Boys) will begin their periodized training programs in mid January. Season openers will take place in May.

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FIRST KICKS ACADEMY

LEARN TO TRAIN ACADEMY
The club offers skill development programs for youth players during both our winter and summer seasons.
FIRST KICKS ACADEMY - 6 & 7 year olds
LEARN TO TRAIN ACADEMY - 8 and older

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ADULT SOCCER

The club provides a full program for Adults for both outdoor and indoor seasons. We field competitive OSL and OWSL teams, select teams for the YRSL and our Adult house league. The adult house league program currently consists of Men's, Women's and Co-ed programming.

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INDOOR SOCCER

From October to March, the club offers indoor programming at both the Mt. Joy indoor turf field and the new full field Markham Sports Dome. Our indoor programming begins at U4 - U16 for youth house league, four Adult leagues and our indoor Rep Winter Academy program.

FIELD CLOSURE NOTICE:  The Mount Joy Dome & Indoor facilities are OPEN.  
Inclement Weather Policy

MSC MEMBER ZONE
Online registration, receipts, schedules, standings & field maps.  


ADULT LEAGUES - Temporary LINK

While we work on our new website behind the scenes, please use the ADULT HOUSE LEAGUE temporary link for all the league updates.
​OPDL TRIAL INFORMATION 

OPDL INFO SHEET (click to download). More detailed information about the OPDL is available on the OPDL TRIALS PAGE of our website. Note that all OPDL trials for the 2017 season will be by invitation only for all age groups - 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

Players interested in OPDL trials must email Kent Green for more information.

Club News


ANDREW CAIRNS APPOINTED AS COMPETITIVE GK TRAINER

The Markham Soccer Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Cairns as the club Head Goalkeeper coach for the competitive and OPDL programs. Andrew had previously served as the GK trainer with the club before heading off to Alabama State University for an assistant/GK coach position.

Andrew returned to the Markham Soccer Club early in 2016 and is also the Group Head Coach of the 2005 Lightning Boys. Club Head Coach, Tommy Bianchi, commented, "It is my pleasure to welcome Andrew back to head the training of our competitive and OPDL goalkeepers. They will all benefit from his expanded scope."

​Andrew Cairns - Qualifications/Background:
​NSCAA GK Level 1 & 2 Certificate
OSA GK Diploma
Provincial B Coaching License
USSF - F licence
Assistant/GK coach - Alabama State University (NCAA Div 1)
GK coach - Seneca College


UNDER 15 GIRLS CAPTURE DIVISION AT CASL

The 2001 Girls OPDL squad captured yet another title at the recent (Dec. 2-4) CASL Girls Showcase in Raleigh, NC. Over three matches, the girls collected three victories over teams from Florida, Virginia and North Carolina, scoring eight goals and surrendering a single tally in their first match.

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MARKHAM FC OPDL BOYS WIN AT CASL SHOWCASE

​The U15 Boys OPDL squad (with help from the 2002 group) captured the Premier Black group at the CASL Boys Showcase in Raleigh, North Carolina. The boys faced three teams over the weekend from Miami, FL, Houston, TX and the host city and left Raleigh with a pair of victories and one draw.

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Markham FC Academy

The Markham FC Academy is our player development program, designed for players and their individual skills enhancement as a first priority.  Our program offers a development program for U6 and U7 House league players, our FIRST KICKS ACADEMY. This program and our HOUSE LEAGUE DEVELOPMENT programs are designed for players looking for something more in their soccer experience.  Check out our Markham FC Academy page for more information on all our programs or contact our club Head Coach Tommy Bianchi.