Club News

Boys U14 & U15 Roster Spots Still Available!

Winter RTP (Rep Training Program) has been a huge success!  Now that we begin planning for the transitional phase and looking towards the outdoor season we still have some positions we need to fill for these two groups!  Contact: for more details and become a Junior Gryphon Today!  

Players Wanted:

Boys Under 14

- Keeper

- Outside Defender

Boys Under 15

- Keeper

- Striker

- Outside Midfielder 


Dear Guelph Soccer Club member,

One of our Olympians in the city of Guelph is giving a presentation at the River Run this Thursday evening.  I have been in Josh’s presence, observed his presentation and also joined him in the event to raise awareness for mental health initiatives. 

He is an impressive and inspirational human being that I think many of us could take/learn something from.

Josh has extended an amazing offer to our soccer community. Please see below. He has offered that any Guelph Soccer member can get 50% off of the price of admission. 

Please see the 2 links.

If Shayne Campbell can answer any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out.

The promo/discount code to obtain 50% off of tickets for both athletes and adults is "perspective”. 

For players/students this ends up being $10 and for adults it is $22.50.

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‘Olympic Mindfulness’ with Joshua Cassidy, Boston Marathon Winner, 3x Paralympian +special guests. You’ve seen him training around Guelph, hammering down the ...

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Upcoming Education And Training Sessions

This weekend there will be two education sessions.

1) Field Session Match Officials Specific:

All match officials are invited to attend an on-field training session beginning at 9am Sunday Feb 18. We will focus on movement on the field and positioning.  Session will be held in the dome so please wear sports clothes, indoor shoes or cleats, and bring your whistle.  Session will end around 9:50am  - feel free to join the classroom session at 10am too.

2) Open Session Match Officials, Coach, Player, etc:

All Guelph Soccer members are invited for a classroom video session beginning at 10am Sunday Feb 18. There will be a specific focus on fouls and determining severity of a challenge. Session will last approximately 60 minutes with time after for questions.

Please indicate your intention to attend either of both sessions by completing the following form

If you have any questions please contact  Sean Simpson  at

GSC/Junior Gryphons & Gryphon Performance Academy

A quick interview outlining the Strength and Conditioning programs our Junior Gryphon teams are benefiting from this year with the Lead Strength Coach of the Gryphon Performance Academy - Mac James. Our teams are hard at work preparing for the 2018 summer season thanks to the Gryphon Performance Academy. The partnership with the University of Guelph has allowed us to implement training regiments, such as the Gryphon Performance Academy into our future programs. 

Guelph Soccer New Direction - Technical Program

Click on the link above to view the new direction of the Guelph Soccer Club & Junior Grpyohns Technical Program!

Girls U17 Roster Positions Available

Are you interested in becoming a Junior Gryphon? Roster positions are still available for our Girls U17's! Contact a member of our technical team for more information! 

Peak Performer Of The Week - Male (Dec 10-Dec 17)

Teagan Walraven - Boys U14

Teagan has had an incredible start to the winter RTP season.  He has proven to be a hard working athlete both on in the field and in the weight room, and is constantly striving for greatness.  Keep up the great work!

Peak Performer Of The Week - Female (Dec 10-Dec 17)

Brianna McCann

Brianna had an amazing weekend in her Hershey League Games this past weekend.  After two dominant performances she is an excellent and very deserving candidate to be awarded with this week's award. Her work ethic, dedication, and leadership on the field was incredible to watch. Keep it up Brianna!

Peak Performer Of The Week (Dec 4-Dec 10) - Male

Ethan Fraser - Boys U12 

Ethan has had an impressive beginning to the winter training season.  He has been an influential player both on and off the pitch for the boys U12 team.  Ethan has not only scored multiple goals for his team but has also assisted and contributed to many other scoring opportunities and has made many crucial game altering plays for his squad  He continues to display team oriented oriented characteristics such as dedication to the sport, teamwork, leadership, sportsmanship, and a hard working mentality. 

Peak Performer Of The Week (Dec 4-Dec 10) - Female

Ryley Wheelhouse - Girls U17

Ryley has had quite the impressive beginning to to her Rep Training Program Winter Season.  After making countless acrobatic saves over the course of last weeks training regiment, she has done more than enough to impress her teammates, coaches, and technical staff.  She is a great example of what can be accomplished through hard work, dedication, and having a positive attitude towards the game.    


Guelph Soccer is excited to announce a new technical alliance with the University of Guelph Department of Athletics.  Expanding on the Junior Gryphons partnership that was formed in 2016, Guelph Soccer and the Department of Athletics have been in the process of developing a more integrated technical program that will be of greater benefit to the membership and our community.  Both parties feel strongly that this modern approach will help achieve the club’s technical goals by offering new programs and providing access to facilities and expertise that are renowned for excellence that will promote and improve the game of soccer in Guelph.  We are proud to form this alliance with a world class institution and look forward to having our members experience the merits.

Further Details Soon To Follow.

Justin Springer Set To Receive 8th International Appearance

Congratulations to our club coach and technical staff member Justin Springer as he prepares to receive his 8th International Appearance since August of 2016.  Springer, recently graduated from the University of Guelph Soccer Program where he had a five year stint as a Gryphon and was named team captain for four years, he was able to put together quite an impressive career as a Gryphon earning 5 OUA First Team All-Star titles, one CIS/USports Second Team All-Canadian award, a CIS/USports National Tournament Team  All-Star, he was also the latest recipient of the W.F. Mitchell Sportsman of the Year.  The Gryphons had an impressive season in his last year as a Gryphon where they captured their first OUA Gold medal since 1990, and placed third wining a bronze medal at the CIS/USports national tournament.  Springer rejoins his national squad after an impressive run at the Tri-Nation's Cup hosted in India during August of 2017.  The St.Kitts and Nevis national squad played the host nation India in their second match of the tournament where they drew 1-1, and also came away with another draw against the African side of Mauritius in their first tournament match where they drew that game 0-0.  St.Kitts now prepare to build from the impressive run at the Tri-Nations Cup and look to keep the momentum going as they get ready to play hosts to Grenada on December 2.

We wish our club coach and technical staff member all the best and goodluck in his upcoming match!   

"Follow Us" Contest Details

Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for your chance to win a Junior Gryphon Prize Pack! Contestants are asked to follow us on our social media platforms, upon each "follow" your name will be entered into a draw for your chance to win the prize pack valued at approximately $100.  Each follow on one of our platforms will gain you entrance into the final draw which will occur on December 19, 2017 (i.e. 1 name entered for an Instagram follow, one name entered for a Facebook friend request, and one name entered for a Twitter page follow). Contest begins Monday November 20 2017, and will conclude Monday December 18, 2017.

Follow Us On:

Twitter: Guelph Socerclb

Facebook: Guelph Soccer

Instagram: guelphsoccerclb

FOLLOW US TODAY! For your chance to win this amazing prize pack!

We Are Looking For Coaches!

Coaches Wanted!!

We are currently looking for coaches for the following age groups:

Boys U15

Girls U14

Boys U17 (Assistant Coach)

Please contact the Guelph Soccer Club at for full details!

University of Guelph Women's Soccer Team Are OUA Gold Medalists!

Congratulations to the University of Guelph Women's Soccer team on capturing their first OUA Provincial Gold Medal!  Congratulations to all of the graduated club members on winning their first title!  Good luck to the Gryphons as they travel to Manitoba to compete at the USports National Championships!   


2017 Guelph Soccer Club Members Currently Playing For The Gryphons: Brooke Davidson, Erika Phillips, Hayley Howes, Alyssa Hodgson, Danielle Sauve, Sayan Ladhani, Megan Sullivan, Katya Tarasoff, Sara Van Den Akker, Elizabeth Brenneman, Nicole Brown-Shaw, Andrea Cimino, Allison Clouse, Jacqueline Goulart, Victoria Hinchliffe, Sydney Johnson, Ann-Carolyn Lang, Stephanie Moore, Kaylin Twardowski, Jacqueline Preza, Shayne Campbell, and Onkar Dhillon

Photo Taken From: Lauren McNair

Referee Information Night!

Come join us for a "Be A Referee Information Night" December 5th and December 19th.  Sessions times are as follows: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm (ages 12-14), and 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm (ages 14/15+).

Adults and parents are welcome to join the information night!