Sports Bulletin — August 17, 2018

German Legends soccer game
2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the FC Kaiserslautern German championship. To commemorate the event, a German Legends soccer game is being held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 8. Stars of the past, including Otto Rehagel (coach), will come together to compete against German legends including Mario Basler, Lothar Mathäus, and Berti Vogts (coach). All net earnings from the event will go to support three foundations: Fritz-Walter-Stiftung, Horst-Eckel-Stiftung, and  Betze-Engel. For more information, visit

DODEA Chess Tournament
Department of Defense Education Activity Europe-East District schools will kick off their annual back-to-school chess tournament Saturday, September 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the food court of the KMCC on Ramstein Air Base. Contact Jack Woodfork at for the pre-registration form, rules, and other details. Tournament-day registration will run from 8:20 to 9:20 a.m., followed by rules and key play information. Tournament play starts at 10 a.m. with the awards presentation running from noon to 12:30 p.m. First and second place trophies will be awarded to the top two players per group. A group or team will consist of three to six players. There is also a $5.00 entrant fee payable upon the day of the tournament.

KMC soccer registration
Kaiserslautern Military Community District Soccer is still taking registrations for the 2018-2019 season, which starts on Aug. 13. The league has openings for boys and girls from U7 to U17. The next player evaluation will be held at the Schwedelbach soccer complex on Aug. 10. Players 10 years old and under will be evaluated at 10 a.m. and 10 years old and up at 11 a.m. KMC District Soccer is the largest district in Southern Germany affiliated with the U.S. Youth Soccer Europe program. All teams play in the Deutscher Fussball-Bund (German Football Association). For more information on KMC District Soccer, visit the information booth at the KMCC from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 10, or contact You can also visit the club’s Facebook page at

Adult club soccer
Kaiserslautern Military Community District Soccer is looking for men and women (17 years old or older) to play in a competitive adult league. Both clubs practice on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Schwedelbach soccer complex. For additional information, contact or visit the KMC District Soccer Facebook page at

Start Smart sports development
Let your 3-4 year old build a foundation in three of the world’s most popular sports. Start Smart is a parent-child interactive fitness, baseball, basketball, and soccer program lead by a Baumholder Youth Sports and Fitness staff member. This offering will be a 4-day consecutive days from 10 to 11 a.m. on Aug. 6 to 9. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Service, Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8876. 485-7003; 06783-6-7003.

Fall sports registration is open now
Baumholder Youth Sports and Fitness is accepting registration for the following fall sports: Soccer (ages 3-15), Flag Football (ages 7-11), Tackle Football (ages 12-14), Cheerleading (ages 5-15), and Volleyball (ages 9-15). For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Service, Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8876. 485-7003; 06783-6-7003.

KMC Ambassadors
KMC Ambassadors is looking for a few good coaches. The KMC Ambassadors is a baseball/softball club that supports the entire Kaisers­lautern Military Community with fall developmental baseball/softball training for kids ages 8 to 18 and in-season travel team opportunities across Europe for kids ages 10 to 16. If you have experience playing or coaching baseball and/or softball at a high level and want to help to shape the youth of our community into competitive ball players, then we are the program for you. For more information, please contact Jay Smith or Stephanie LeClair at or find us on Facebook under KMC Ambassadors.

Soccer players needed

The FV Olympia Ramstein Soccer Club is looking for male and female players born in 2003/2004. Practice takes place 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday on the artificial turf pitch at Am Hocht 1 in Ramstein village. For more information contact Stefan Denzer at 0157-56306179, Jaron Dengel at 0160-93530161, or Harry Kauf at 0152-25831196.

Volleyball coaches needed

The VBC Kaiserslautern volleyball club is looking for coaches, and assistant coaches, for their men’s, women’s and youth volleyball teams. If you have or want volleyball coaching experience, and have an interest in volunteering in your German community, we are looking for you. For more information, please contact Sidi Staats at 0176-9674-8380 or and visit our website at

Outdoor Tennis

SKIESUnlimited offers tennis lessons for youth from May to Sept. at the Outdoor Tennis Courts on Vogelweh Armstrong’s Courts. Professional Tennis Coach, Adel Ismail, teaches tennis to beginners through advanced level players to improve every aspect of the game: tennis strokes, strategies, top-spin, improving your serve, forehand, backhand, volley, overhead, singles and doubles strategies. Open to ages 6-18. Class types group or private. Guaranteed to improve your child or youth’s game. Open to all branches of service. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

SKIESUnlimited offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in two different levels: Little Grapplers, ages 5 to 7; and Bully Busters, 8 to 13. Little Grapplers teaches basic self-defense techniques while instilling the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu foundational principles of leverage and control. Bully Busters focuses on a set curriculum of non-violent, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu based, self-defense techniques that teach children to “neutralize and negotiate” with bullies. No experience required and you can count on seeing a visible increase in your child’s confidence within a few short weeks. Open to all branches of service. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

WELLBEATS™ programs

WELLBEATS™, formerly known as Fitness On Request, provides a safe place for newcomers to learn and master the fundamentals of dozens of classes, to include: yoga, Pilates, step, dance, cycling, kickboxing, strength training, pre-/post-natal and more. Classes are 35 to 50 minutes in length. Cost: Free! Classes may be reserved for Soldier PT Mon to Fri, 6 to 7:30 a.m. Locations: Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Landstuhl, Miesau, Sembach and Kleber Fitness Centers. For more information, visit or contact your local USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Fitness Center.

Chakra Energy Systems at Pulaski Massage & Yoga Studio

Learn about your chakra energy systems during Pulaski Massage & Yoga Studio’s newest practice. Chakras are energy centers within the body that help regulate all its processes – from organ function to the immune system to emotions. Seven chakras are positioned throughout your body. And each has its own purpose, frequency, color and yoga posture that all work together to create balance for an optimal life. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday from Oct. 2 through Dec 12. Tuesday classes are 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday classes are 5:30 to 7 p.m. $10 per class or $80 for 10 classes if registered by Sep. 14 at Outdoor Recreation. For more information, contact Steffanie Paoletti at Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2899, 493-4156; 0631-3406-4156.