Sports Shorts — Jan. 12, 2018


Volleyball Officials Clinic & Practicum Tournament
If you are interested in being certified or re-certifying as a volleyball official come out to the Officials Clinic & Practium Tournament Jan. 23 to 27. Clinic takes place Jan. 23 to 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, at the Baumholder Education Center, Bldg. 8332. The Practicum Tournament is on Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Baumholder Hall of Champions, Bldg. 8105. Both clinic & tournament are open to ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. And no registration fee is required! There is no limit to the number of people who can register for the clinic, but the tournament is limited to the first six teams who sign up. So, sign up today! To register, contact Sarah Galon at 544-9547, 0611-143-544-9547 or sarah.a.galon.naf@mail.mil.

Youth soccer
U.S. Youth Soccer KMC District Soccer will offer to experience soccer in the German Football Association (DFB). They are offering opportunities for boys and girls, 5 to 19 years old, and a men’s team. Players will train with professional and licensed coaches. The 10-month season consists of competitive league play, international camps and tournaments. Matches will not conflict with American holidays. This U.S. Youth Soccer affiliation allows for even more training opportunities, like the Olympic Developmental program. Facilities and fields are in Schwedelbach. For more information, visit www.kmcsoccer.com or email at kmcsoccerregistrar@gmail.com.

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 info@sv-kottweiler-schwanden.de


CYS Spring Sports Registration
CYS Spring Sports Registration kicks off on Feb. 1. Register your child for baseball, softball, soccer, or track & field. For ages 5-15. Registration is open until Feb. 28 or until teams are full. Sign-up by phone, in person or on Webtrac. Cost: $45. The season will begin in April. Activities are offered on Landstuhl & Sembach Post. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9065/9066/9067 or 0611-143-514-9065/9066/9067.

Youth Tackle Football Spring Training Registration
Youth Tackle Football Spring Training Registration kicks off on Feb. 1. Tackle Football Training will be held on Miesau Post for ages 9-17. To note, this is a training and developmental program, not a regular season league. Registration is open until Feb. 28 or until spaces are filled. Sign-up by phone, in person or on Webtrac. Cost: $65. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9065/9066/9067 or 0611-143-514-9065/9066/9067.

Start Smart Baseball & Soccer Registration
Start Smart Baseball & Soccer Registration kicks off on Feb. 1. Start Smart is not a traditional team sports program, but rather a developmental program to introduce young children to sports. While it is led by a CYS staff member, the program encourages lots of interaction between parent and child. For ages 3-4. Registration is open until Feb. 28 or until spaces are filled. Sign-up by phone, in person or on Webtrac. To note, children MUST be 3 years old at time of sign-up. Cost: $25. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9065/9066/9067 or 0611-143-514-9065/9066/9067.

Soccer Lessons
Soccer is offered year round (indoor soccer arena from November-May). The coaches training with the kids are professional soccer coaches who have trained and played for years. Their training will be packed with soccer drills, soccer skills, soccer conditioning and fitness development. Youth will develop basic and fundamental soccer skills that all players need as well as tactic, formations and much more. The goal is to assist youth soccer players to achieve their playing potential through proper skills, fitness and conditioning development. Focus is on having fun and learning about soccer. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.

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.

Cheer and Tumbling Classes
SKIESUnlimited offers cheer and tumbling classes for youth, ages 6 to 18 years old. Classes help to improve strength, flexibility, jumps and tumbling. Classes are offered on a monthly basis at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. Open to all branches of service. For class offerings, times and prices, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162,
at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

“New Year, New You” Challenge
Join Baumholder Sports & Fitness for the 4th Annual “New Year, New You” Fitness, Health and Wellness Challenge! What’s in it for you? Access to expert nutrition and fitness guidance, free fitness classes (including circuit training, HIIT, Spin, Zumba and more), weekly weigh-ins and body composition measurements, weekly support sessions and e-mails to keep you on track, and prizes! Prizes will be awarded to the top three participants; winners will be determined by the percentage of weight lost. Mandatory initial sign-up/weigh-in: Jan. 16, 8:30 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. at Mountaineer Fitness Center. Weekly weigh-ins: Every Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Cost: $20. For more information, contact Mountaineer Fitness Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8220, 485-7418; 06783-6-7418.