BC Summer Games Coaching Applications 2016
Posted Feb 3, 2016

Any coach interested in participating in the 2016 BC Summer Games, to be held in Abbotsford  BC from July 21st to July 24th, 2016, needs to complete and submit the application form to be considered.

The BC Summer Games features athletes under 15 years of age and is a showcase for these athletes to compete at a Provincial Level.  The Zone 4 Team is open to players born in the 2001 and 2002 years, and must be currently registered in the BCSA System. Ideally these players would be currently playing at U15 Gold, or Metro and live in Zone 4. https://www.bcgames.org/Games/Zones/Zone4.aspx

There will be two teams selected, One for boys and One for Girls. The teams will be comprised of athletes to a maximum of 18 players per team, with 1 Head Coach and 2 Assistant Coaches. The Girl's team MUST have one female Coach.

All Head Coaches must have completed the Provincial B certification.  Interested coaches need to submit the completed application form to Stephen Lowry (head-coach@rcysc.com).  The application form can be downloaded here.  Application deadline is January 15, 2016.

RCYSC has agreed to host the first of 4 Assessment Camps, more than likely around the end of March. Details to follow.  Once coaches and players have been selected, they will be asked to complete an online application prior to June 2, 2016.  

Any questions, concerns or input, contact Stephen Lowry (head-coach@rcysc.com).

Kind Regards,

Stephen Lowry
BC Summer Games Zone 4 Representative; Soccer
c: (604) 218-7819


2105-16 RCYSC Teams Looking for Players
The Following RCYSC Teams Are Looking For Players:
Gender Age Level Birth Year Positions Contact
MEN U21 Adult 1995-1998 All phillip.estacio@gmail.com | vp-boys@rcysc.com
Women U21 Div. A/B 1995-1998 Goalie webmaster@rcysc.com
RCYSC is Looking for a Technical Coach

September 3, 2015 - RCYSC is Looking for a Technical Coach.  The job is Part time work and involves working with with individual team coaches, our academy and prospect programs.  To be considered, you must hold a Pre-B certification.  For more information, contact the club's head coach, Stephen Lowry - head-coach@rcysc.com

Long Time RCYSC Coach and TD Honored

Congratulations to Gerry Heaney, long time RCYSC Coach and Technical Director, for being honored by the Whitecaps at their game on Sunday May 4, 2014.

Gerry was one of 11 players highlighted from the Whitecaps inaugural 1974 team.

Click here to view a team photo.

Player Evaluations

RCYSC's player evaluation schedules are now online.

Please note that there have been changes made to the times for U15 Girls and U17 Boys (April 8, 2014)

Boys Schedule Girls Schedule Calendar View - Boys and Girls


Note: Pre-registration is only for the evaluation sessions and does not register a player with RCYSC for the 2014-15 season. To register for the 2014-15 season or for Spring Soccer or Futsal, click here.

RCYSC Academies for Girls and Boys --- AND --- RCYSC/Simon Smith Goalkeeping Academy

Registration for our incredibly popular RCYSC Academy sessions is now open.

These sessions are designed to help all players improve the technical aspects of their game and are for focused players who want to improve.  Led by our excellent technical directors and assistants, girls and boys can gain extra training to supplement their regular practice sessions.  Several of the club's top players have attended academy sessions in the past, including several members of the 2012 U15 Girls Provincial A Cup Champions and 2013 Boys U15 Provincial Champions.

Boys and Girls "Out" Players (non-goaltender) Academy programs run for 9 sessions and cost $120Click here for more details


Royal City Youth Soccer is teaming up with Simon Smith Goalkeeper Academy again this fall to bring our keepers world class instruction from Angus Brown and Mike Norris, instructors who work with several High Performance League keepers.

The academy will run every Thursday for 10 sessions at a cost of $200 (a considerable discount for the same instruction that would normally cost well over $300 at the regular SSGA!)

The fall sessions start on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 5:30pm on the grass at Queen's Park Stadium.

For those goalies who are playing on the U11/U12 boys & girls developmental teams, you are expected to train as a goalkeeper and to enroll in our goalie academy as part of the developmental program.  It is also recommended that all fulltime U13 & U14 goalkeepers attend this program as well.  Click here for more details

Royal City's Active Start Soccer Fest Scores!

Saturday September 14th, 2013 at Mercer north was the site of our first ever CSA Soccerfest.  Just shy of 300 players attended and by all accounts a great time was had by all. We had great weather, great soccer and some great giveaways from the sponsors.  A special thanks to all the coordinators who made this happen, with special mentions to Calvin Osbourne,Tom Zemlianski, and Steve Lowry. Other standout volunteers included Guy Ciprian, Jen Martin, Heather Corbett, Karen Murray, members of the U16 Girls Gold 1 Rampage - Xena Loewen, Emma Forgie, Sarah McCarthy, Jennifer Tamondong and Brianna Tucsok, and the U12 Selects trio of Katie L., Olivia M. And Sara S.

Royal City's Active Start Soccer Fest
U5 - U10 Season Guidelines

Guidelines U5 – U7

Season starts in mid-September (September 14th and 15th)


U5 – U7 Boys play games on Saturdays at Terry Hughes field:

  • U7 at 10:00 am
  • U6 at 11:30 am
  • U5 at 12:45 pm

Boys in U5 through U7 will practice one day a week,usually on Monday or Wednesday


U5 – U7 Girls play games on Sundays at Terry Hughes Field:

  • U7 at 12:30 pm
  • U5 & U6 at 1:45 pm

Girls in U5 through U7 will practice one day a week, usually on Tuesday or Thursday

* All game times are subject to change

Season ending Anne Monk Memorial Jamboree  All Boys and Girls U5 – U7 teams take part in the annual Anne Monk Memorial Jamboree.  This season’s event takes place on Saturday March 8th, 2014 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Includes lunch and medals.

Guidelines U8 – U10
Season starts in mid-September (September 14th and 15th)

Boys play on Saturdays, Girls play on Sundays

U8 teams play in-house against other RCYSC teams. The games are held at Grimston Park field at the following times (as per the designated schedule)
10:00 am
11:15 am
12:30 pm
1:45 pm

U9 – U10 teams play interlocking schedules with other Clubs. Each team will have a designated home game time and every other week play against another Club.

Girls photos are Saturday October 19th
Boys photos are Sunday October 20th

Photos will be taken at Queen's Park Stadiu, rain or shine.