WHO WE ARE
Cambridge Youth Soccer is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1973 run by a volunteer board of Directors. Affiliated with Canada Soccer, Ontario Soccer, WRSL, and SWRSA. Committed to developing player’s technical soccer skills, as well as their sportsmanship, through offering a variety of programs. Offer indoor and outdoor soccer programs for recreational and competitive teams. OPDL License Holder since 2018.
Our mission is to provide organized soccer for the children of Cambridge.
To promote and develop the game of soccer within its boundaries, and to help individuals to develop their character as resourceful and responsible members of their community by providing opportunities, through the game of soccer, for their mental, physical, social and leadership development.
The purpose of this site is to provide league and club information for parents, coaches, players, and referees of CYS. In the event of any discrepancies with information provided on this site and that of the CYS clubhouse, the information of the CYS clubhouse will be final.
Ontario Soccer Club Excellence Gold Standard 2017
Ontario Soccer Club Excellence Gold Standard 2015
Ontario Soccer Club Excellence Silver Standard 2013
Ontario Soccer Club Excellence Bronze 2011 OUR COACHING STAFF
GENERAL MANAGER: DEREK BRIDGMAN contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +1 (519) 653-8800 x 101
PROGRAMS MANAGER KAELA PONTE contact: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +1 (519) 653-8800 x 104
PAULO SOUSA TECHNICAL COACH contact: email@example.com Tel: +1 (226) 448-4610
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR DARREN TILLEY contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +1 (519) 653-8800 x 102 Cell: +1 (519) 277-1121
BOOKKEEPER CHRISTINE GRIFFTHS contact: email@example.com Tel: +1 (519) 653-8800 x 103
OPEN POSITION CLUB HEAD REFEREE contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
HL CLUB HEAD COACH JON MORGAN contact: email@example.com Tel: +1 (519) 653-8800 x 106 Cell: +1 (519) 277-0325
PERFORMANCE MANAGER MIRANDA WILEY contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +1 (226) 747-7387
Want to join our team? email@example.com We are constantly looking for talented and motivated new employees who can add value to our soccer programs. If you would like to be considered, please send us your resume + cover letter. OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SECRETARY ANDY OSTRUN Andy has been a member at CYS since 2009 and was elected as a CYS director in 2019. He was born and raised in Cambridge and also participated in CYS as a youth. Currently, Andy is an Estimator / Project Manager with a local construction contractor where he oversees numerous high rise and ICI projects. He has over 13 years of experience in his current role and has had responsibilities relating to contract negotiation, budget management and project completions. Prior to this, Andy worked as a Registered Optician for 11 years before deciding to make a career change to challenge himself in a new industry. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR AT LARGE MERISSA PTAK Marissa Ptak is a married mother of two, whose son Markus plays in net on the U14 boys OPDL team. This will be the Ptak family`s third season with CYS. The overwhelmingly positive, supportive environment that CYS has provided is what inspired Marissa to join the Board of Directors. She looks forward to contributing to the continued growth and success of the club over the coming year. Marissa has been a federal public servant for the last 11 years and brings a wealth of knowledge with regards to Administrative and Human Resources functions. contact: email@example.com
TREASURER NIK CHHELAVDA contact: Currently Vice President of Finance, Process Group Inc. Nik has full accountability for all financial matters within PGI. He brings over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance, risk management, strategy, governance, and operations. Nik has been on the CYS board in the capacity of Treasurer since 2016. He holds a degree from McGill University and is also a designated CPA, CGA. He is an active supporter of his son’s chosen sport of soccer. Nik is fully engaged to leverage his financial acumen by giving back to CYS, and ensuring it the ability to grow and provide access to all ages within the Tri-City Area and beyond. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR AT LARGE MARK KOK Mark is new the CYS Board having just been elected at the most recent AGM. He resides in Cambridge and has several children playing soccer with CYS at various age groups and performance levels. Mark is a lawyer by trade who has previous board experience with other not-for-profit organizations, and is excited to be joining the CYS team. contact: email@example.com
DIRECTOR AT LARGE LIZ STOPLER contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPETITIVE DIRECTOR DENNIS LOPES contact: email@example.com
VICE PRESIDENT NICOLE BORGES contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR AT LARGE GREG MORETTIN Greg has been involved with CYS since his children starting playing in the late 2000’s, and has included some time as an assistant coach with the club. Greg brings a background of over 15 years of senior management in automotive interior parts manufacturing and has earned his BaSc Engineering Degree from the University of Toronto. He brings experience in strategic planning and management, and has joined the board to support the exciting growth of CYS. His passion for the game, his appreciation for the strength of the organization, and the values and benefits the club has provided his family are the reasons he wanted to be a part of the journey of this club. contact: email@example.com
VACANT POSITION PRESIDENT contact: firstname.lastname@example.org