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 Lancaster-Depew Soccer Club Scholarships - Now accepting applications by May 15th

The Lancaster/Depew Soccer Club is offering 4 scholarships in the amount of $500 each.  To be eligible, you must live in Lancaster or Depew, be a graduating senior who has participated in the Lancaster/Depew soccer club, and you are planning to attend college in Fall, 2018.

Club participation is defined as: playing for the club at some point in your soccer career, working as a trainer, working as a house or travel coach, helping with our tournament or working as a referee.  Also, if your parents have worked with the club, please include that information.

To apply for one of these scholarships, prepare no more than a one page essay outlining your soccer career, involvement in the LDSC and your college plans.  

Mail the essay to :   Jim Eckert

                                19 Park Blvd.

                                Lancaster, New York 14086

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2018

Spring 2018 House Coach Application

For those that have decided to coach a house team, thank you and we ask that you fill out the application available at the link below.  If you are a returning coach that has filled out this application before, you do not have to do so again.  You will not be able to coach until an application is filled out.  LDSC is asking that you attend a coach's meeting before the LDSC Board meeting in April (more information to follow).


 The Lancaster Depew Soccer Club has been in existence since 1976.  The Club offers indoor and outdoor soccer programs throughout the year. Our 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.  

Goalkeeper Training

Lancaster Depew Soccer is pleased to offer Goal Keeper training to our travel and house league teams.  Goal Keeper training is open to anyone in the LDSC Travel Soccer program and any player U8 and older from the LDSC House league. Goalie training is offered free of charge to the registered players of the LDSC Soccer Club.

Goal Keeper training will be lead by Tim Kronenwetter. Kronenwetter has more than 30 years of experience coaching youth soccer. Kronenwetter offers numerous goalie camps throughout Western New York. Coach Kronenwetter is currently serving as head soccer coach at Villa Maria College. 

Goal Keeper training will be offered in two sessions. The first session is for U8 to U12 players. The second session is for players U13 and up for Travel players abnd is open to the teens age group for house soccer players. All training will be at Sahlen’s Sports Park and will be conducted on the boarded field at the Sahlen’s facility. Below is the schedule.

Goal Keeper training will now be offered at WESTWOOD PARK. See below for training times.

  • Sunday April 8, 2018  11:00 am to 12:00  noon
  • Sunday April 15, 2018  11:00 am to 12:00 noon (No Training.)
  • Sunday April 22, 2018 11:00 am to 12:00 noon
  • Saturday April 28, 2018 – Special house league goal keeper training. U7/U8/U9U10 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. Teens and U11/U12 12:00  noon to 1:00 pm
  • Sunday April 29, 2018  11:00 am to 12:00 noon
  • Sunday May 6, 2018  11:00 am to 12:00 noon

If you have any questions, please contact Joe Cianciosa via email at

The Coaches Corner

Useful information for all our LDSC Coaches

Want to become a youth trainer?

The LDSC is looking for Soccer Trainers aged 12 and up to help with the Spring House league.  Trainers will work with U4 and U6 children to teach them basic soccer.  Trainers should have knowledge of the sport, enjoy working with children, and be willing to work Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings.  This is the perfect opportunity for teens looking for first job experience.  Please contact if you are interested in becoming a trainer.

Interested in becoming a referee?

Interested in becoming a BWNY Referee?  Click HERE for more information


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.