Sports Shorts — April 6, 2018

April Fool’s Fun Run

Running season is upon us! On April 14, wear your craziest hat for a chance to win a foolish prize.   Beware of pranksters on the course … You could get wet. First 100 to sign up get a free T-shirt.  Registration is from 8-9 a.m., race begins at 9:30 a.m. Children under 12 are free, adults are $7.  Dog and stroller friendly.  Refreshments will be provided are the run. The run will begin at the Family and MWR Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237.

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.

Youth Sports Coaches Needed

Are you interested in coaching? Youth Sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, please contact 486-8375; 06371-86-8375.

Soccer for girls

The Kottweiler-Schwanden Sports Club is looking for girls born in the years 2005 up to 2008 for its youngest girls’ soccer team. The sports club has three girls’ teams and two women’s teams. They are also looking for new players. This is the opportunity to get involved in a German soccer club playing with German and American girls. Coaches are all able to speak English. The practice is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday. To sign up or for more information, email

Start Smart Soccer

Youth Sports will be offering Start Smart Soccer for children ages 3 & 4 during the fall sports season. Start Smart is not a team sport. Start Smart is parent-child interactive program, led by a CYS staff member. Registration is open from June 1 – July 13. Sessions begin in September and are offered on both Landstuhl and Sembach posts.  Price is $25 per child.  For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.

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

Parent Exercise Room at
Landstuhl Fitness Center

The Landstuhl Fitness Center offers an exercise room for parents that features the latest in cardio equipment and a play area for your little ones to safely play or watch movies while you work out. Open: Mon to Fri, 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat to Sun, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Holidays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Landstuhl Fitness Center, Wilson Barracks, Bldg. 3720. For more information, call 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172.

Strong B.A.N.D.S Summer Shred Challenge

For the month of May, get shredded for the summer as part of the Army Strong B.A.N.D.S. Campaign. This program features expert nutrition and fitness advice, crafted diet plans, 14 unique fitness classes each week, and 4 weeks to become your strongest self and be rewarded for doing it. Weigh-in and register by 8 p.m. on May 1 through Mountaineer Fitness Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8220, call 485-7418 or 06783-6-7418.

Cheerleading Instructor Needed!

SKIESUnlimited is looking for a cheerleading instructor to teach children and youth. We are looking for motivated professionals who have prior experience coaching cheerleading. For more information, please contact SKIESUnlimited at 486-5412; 06371-86-5412 or email

Martial Arts Instructor Needed!

SKIESUnlimited is looking for a martial arts instructor to teach children and youth! We are looking for motivated professionals who have prior experience teaching martial arts. For more information, please contact SKIESUnlimited at 486-5412; 06371-86-5412 or email