SFEA players, members and families,
Today US Club Soccer announced the further suspension of all soccer related activities now through April 30. Please continue to stay at home and shelter in place. If you have to go outside practice social distancing. Please do not go to public fields to play small sided games. We all need to do our part to help flatten the curve,
Our San Francisco Elite coaches will continue to offer online sessions with their respective teams as well as provide training\workout guidelines during this unusual time.
The full announcement from US Club Soccer can be found here:
US Club Soccer Covid 19 Announcement
Please stay safe!
SFEA Players & Members,
First, I hope you and your loved ones are safe & healthy.
We have been working everyday monitoring league, tournament, civic and national guidelines regarding the COVID-19 virus. There are many moving parts. We have prioritized our communications during this time to keep you, our members, as up to date as we are. All updates are posted on our website as well as by email and social posts. During these difficult and unknown times, the San Francisco Elite Academy is committed to being as supportive of our players, families and coaches as we possibly can.
I’m sure you have seen & heard from our coaches with self-directed training plans, team video conferencing calls and/or phone calls outlining our Virtual raining Program.
Thank you to the players & coaches for living our mission, vision & philosophy. The result is, we as a club and you as players, are continuing to develop your soccer skills, just in new & creative ways.
During this time, it’s very important that we support each other, lean on each other, strategize together and know that you are not alone. That’s the greatest part of being part of a team and a club that is bigger than oneself, knowing each of us has your back.
Controlling the controllables! This is a great opportunity (for coaches & players) to focus on what we can control: effort, attitude, work ethic. Together we will get through this very unfortunate situation.
Per announcements from U.S. Club Soccer and NorCal Premier, all of San Francisco Elite Academy's soccer activities are suspended through April 12, 2020. Our priority during this unusual time is the health and safety of our SFEA players, coaches and their respective families.
Please continue to take every precaution, and make decisions with public health in mind, as we aim to flatten the curve of this pandemic. Thank you for your support.
The update from U.S. Club Soccer can be found here US Club Soccer Coranavirus.
Mayor London Breed has announced on her Twitter that the entire city of San Francisco will be placed on lockdown. There is no need to rush out to stores, stores with essential needs will still be open. Please stay safe, if you have any elderly people around you, including family members, friends or neighbors please care for them, as they are the most vulnerable. SFUSD food sites will still be open. Follow CDC guidelines that can be found to the right of this post.
The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) in collaboration with the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is offering free breakfast and lunch to families that rely on school to recieve these meals. Starting on Tuesday, March 17, SFUSD will be providing these meals for pick-up and takeaway at 8 locations across the city, and adding 6 more on Wednesday.
For more information on schedules and locations visit click here.
SFUSD is also accepting donations. If you would like to donate visit SFEA.org/COVID-19 to find the link to SFUSD’s donation site here.
NorCal has announced that they have canceled all games until March 31, 2020. This is in addition to SFEA canceling all events (practices, meetings), SF Youth Soccer canceling all games this weekend, March 14-15, and the suspension of Development Academy matches through the end of April. In addition, all SFEA teams participating in futsal WILL NOT PLAY THIS WEEKEND.
All SFEA events (trainings, meetings) are canceled for the next two weeks. All San Francisco Youth Soccer (SFYS) games have been canceled for this weekend, March 14 -15. The U.S. Soccer Development Academy (DA) have suspended all matches through the end of April. NorCal will communicate their decision on games after 2 p.m. today. We will continue to update you via email and updates on the website as more information becomes available.
Trainings are on as scheduled but use your best judgement, if players or parents aren't comfortable attending ok. Please update TeamSnap so coaches can plan accordingly. Contact your coach with any questions.
SFEA members, family & friends,
Our priority at the San Francisco Elite Academy is the safety of our members & clear communications around our policies.
We are monitoring the local situation here very closely. We are encouraging no unnecessary contact (handshakes, high fives, fist bumps) among players, coaches and opponents.
As of now all SFEA practices will remain as scheduled.
Here is local information on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
If your children’s schools have sent specific information regarding incidents there please use your best judgement to do what you think is right for your family.
Please update TeamSnap so coaches can plan accordingly.
We continue to utilize the CDC’s Guidance for Administrators for our planning and decision-making. Please continue all precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of all illness.