Calgary Minor Soccer Association

Calgary Minor Soccer Association

April 17, 2008 16:34 ET

Shane Homes/Calgary Minor Soccer Association Announcement

Tonight Calgary Minor Soccer and Shane Homes announces a 3 year partnership for Calgary Youth in Soccer. Keeping Soccer Affordable and Accessible to all Calgary Youth Soccer players.

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - This evening will feature the famous Tony Waiters of Micro Mini soccer and only Canadian National Coach to lead the Men's Team to a World Cup. Over one hundred and fifty local coaches, players, and dignitaries will be in attendance.

Shane Wenzel Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Shane Homes will announce the formal Sponsorship with Shane Homes and CMSA. Shane is bringing some of the up and coming young stars to assist in the announcement. We invite you to join us tonight in this celebration. Details are as follows.

Who: Tony Waiters, Shane Homes representatives and CMSA

When: Thursday, April 17th, 8:45pm - 9:15pm (followed by a social)

Where: Deerfoot Inn and Casino, 11500 - 35 Street SE. Midnapore Room.

Outline of this great Sponsorship:

a) Tony Waiters Byte-size Coaching Program

1) to provide the Tony Waiters Byte-size Coaching Program to all CMSA Coaches at no cost to the coaches or the clubs, starting in the Fall of 2008.

b)Program Name:

1) Exclusive naming rights of CMSA U8 soccer programs. This comprises approximately 4500 players, 200coaches and 40 CMSA Soccer Clubs on an annual basis.

c) Jersey sponsorship:

To provide 4700 jerseys to players and coaches starting in the Indoor 2008/09 Season.

d) Mentor program:

1) Approximately 100 age group coordinators in various communities on a year-round basis with components such as, Mentorship Pledge, Code of Ethics, and Grassroots Soccer Philosophy.

2) Each mentor will be clearly identified and provided with the most up-to-date information for the U8 program.

e) U8 Festival of the World Soccer event

1) U8 Minifest Indoor and Outdoor under CMSA.

2) This festival will have over 150 teams from across Calgary competing in a fun weekend event that will incorporate and feature Shane Homes as Sponsor. Jumpers, Face painting, and Skill competition all happen with this great Soccer Festival all in one location.

f) Technical Sessions/Coach Development

1) Cover the expenses for Player Technical development sessions as well as Coach Development sessions, approximately 25 per year.

g) Administrative Grant

1) These funds will assist in the organization and coordination of the CMSA/Shane Homes program, and cover related expenses to the administration of this program.

h) Promotion & Design Assistance by Shane Homes

1) Shane Homes will provide the availability of their staff to assist in all aspects of the sponsorship for Design and Promotion.

i) Sponsorship of the CMSA All-Star Indoor Tournament

This All Star involves over 680 Players from ages U12 to U18 and is coached by our local University and College Players. This allows the players to meet and experience playing with the best in there league. $3000.00 in Scholarships is also provided by Shane Homes as part the All Stars extravaganza.

j) Medal Sponsorship for all U-8 CMSA Participants

Medals with the Shane Homes name/logo and CMSA name/logo to every participant in the Indoor and Outdoor Mini Fests for U-8 and all players in the CMSA. This is estimated at 4500 Players will receive these participation Medals.

This Sponsorship is valued at over $400,000.00 over the 3 year period.

Contact Information

  • Calgary Minor Soccer Association
    Daryl Leinweber, Executive Director
    7000 - 48 Street SE
    Cell: 807-7161