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Tryouts Registration for the 2021-2022 Season is OPEN!

Registration and Tryouts information can be found HERE

Current COVID Guidelines - All Fields - All Programs

Last Updated 6/15/2021

LDSC is insured under New York State West Soccer Association and therefore is bound to support their current COVID guidelines.  As a result the following guidelines are in effect for both indoor and outdoor events home and away:

  • Out of State Travel for Play - Allowed
  • Player Masking (Practice & Games) 
    • Unvaccinated - Required at all times unless a player cannot tolerate during active play. Always required during inactive periods (e.g. water breaks, on the bench)
    • Unvaccinated - No longer required
  • Coach/Trainer Masking (Practice & Games
    • Unvaccinated - Required at all times
    • Vaccinated - No longer required
  • Spectators - 
    • Unvaccinated - Required if not social distancing.
    • Vaccinated - no longer required
    • If an event is 500+ in attendance.  Masks are required for all.

We know this may be different than other guidance across the area and the country, but these are the expectations of the club.

Lancaster/Depew Soccer Club Summer Soccer Camp Registration is Open

The Lancaster/Depew Soccer Club runs soccer camps each year for our House and Travel players. Our camps are designed to provide a fun learning environment that will appropriately challenge players of all levels. Our summer camp is designed with sessions and training for both House and Travel players. 

Camp Information

  • July 19th – 22nd
  • 9am – 12pm Westwood Park
  • $135 per player Price includes camp T-Shirt
  • Field and Goalkeeper Options are Available
  • Online Registration due July 9th

You Can Register HERE

Our philosophy is simple and carefully designed to promote and bring out each players strengths and to help improve on their weaknesses.  Technical training (skill development), tactical training, fitness, and the psychological component of the game will all be economically taught in very training session.  The activities we provide are designed to be fun, challenging, and improve the overall ability of each player.  This can be accomplished due in part to our low player to staff ratio; a key component in teaching the game of soccer.  Players will constantly be challenged and put into an environment where they can be successful.   Come meet our great coaching staff, who not only have a great knowledge of the game, but also share a passion for coaching and working with young players.

Camp Director

Dave Kreger –  Dave has been coaching soccer at a variety of levels for almost 40 years.  He has spent 11 years coaching at college level including stops at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Canisius College, University at Buffalo, and Erie Community College.  Dave was an assistant coach at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro during the 1995 and 1996 seasons.  Over the two year span the team had a combined record of 35-5-2, and made two appearances in the NCAA Division I National Tournament.  Over the past 30 years working for NYSWYSA, Dave has been the Buffalo District Heard Coach, State Staff Coach, and Instructional Staff Member.  Dave has earned his “A” License and “National Youth License” from the United States Soccer Federation.  He was also one of only 50 coaches in the country to have been selected to take part in the inaugural Premier Course held by NSCAA.

For more information on the camps please contact Dave Kreger – click here.

Lancaster-Depew Soccer Club Golf Outing August 15, 2021

On August 15, 2021, the Lancaster Depew Soccer Club will be hosting its annual golf tournament fundraiser at Chestnut Hill Country Club with a shotgun start at 8 AM. 

This year we’re hoping to raise funds for the further development our house and travel programs and to support the club’s desire to invest in a facility of our own.

Our ask is that you support our club by registering or making a donation.  Additionally, we have multiple sponsorship opportunities available. 

Event Details

  • Cost: $125 – includes 18 holes of golf (scramble format), lunch and dinner
  • Date/Time – Sunday, August 15, 2021 (registration 7 AM, shotgun start 8 AM) 
  • Raffles, Contests and Prizes (stay tuned)

To register or sponsor please visit:

 https://lancaster-depew-soccer-club-ldsc-golf-outing.perfectgolfevent.com/

We’re also looking for volunteers and basket raffle donations. If you’re interested, please contact Tony Manetta at tmanldsc716@gmail.com. cell: 716-479-6258 or Pat Uhteg at uboatjr@gmail.com.  cell: 716-730-9721 to make arrangements.

Thank you for your continued support, 

LDSC Board

Fall House 2021 Registration

Fall House Registration is open NOW!

2021 Tournament Updates

We are still hoping  to hold a tournament for 2021.  Planning is currently underway. Tentative dates are July 30 - August 1st.   If you are interested, please email endofsummerclassic@gmail.com for more information

WELCOME TO LANCASTER DEPEW SOCCER CLUB

 In existence since 1976, our club offers indoor and outdoor soccer programs throughout the year. The House League Recreational Program has a primary focus on player development, exercise and fun while fostering love for the game. The Travel Soccer Program focuses on player development and competition. Our travel teams compete against other towns/clubs in the Buffalo & Western New York Junior Soccer League and we strive to field the most competitive teams at each age group by developing well rounded players with strong technical ability, work ethic and positive attitudes.

Interested in becoming a referee?

We need Referees for outdoor soccer.  Entry Level courses have been set up at different locations in the Buffalo area. These courses are two sessions long. The first session is a On-Line session that must be completed before you attend the second session. The second session is a one day, 8 hour, In-Person Session. These In-Person sessions have been set up at different locations in the Buffalo area. For more details and to sign up, go to www.wnyreferee.org and click on Become a Referee.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT BILL HELWIG AT BILLREFEREE@YAHOO.COM

* NEW * Drone Policy

Drones are prohibited at all LDSC events and meetings. More information on our policy page.

Interested in becoming a youth trainer?

We will be holding an initial certification for new trainers on May 15th from 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM at Westwood Park.  If you are interested in attending, please complete this form: 

https://forms.gle/cCHpNjPNwpL7cprx9

If you have any questions, please contact ldsctrainers@gmail.com.

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Lancaster Depew Soccer Club Sponsors

These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing sponsors and thank them for their commitment to our organization. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities.