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Sports Shorts May 17, 2019

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Summer @ Carondelet offers camps in 12 sports
Summer @ Carondelet provides a state-of-the-art summer camp experience for children at the campus gymnasium and the new $20 million athletics complex. The Carondelet Cougars offer sports camps with its 12 varsity sports coaching staffs including softball, track and field, basketball, swimming, water polo, cheer/stunt, tennis, golf, cross country, diving, lacrosse and volleyball. Incoming third through ninth graders (girls and coed) are eligible for the camps. Visit carondeleths.org/summer for details.

Registration open for All Out Sports Leagues Clayton summer programs
Summer youth basketball and fall adult softball leagues are scheduled by All Out Sports Leagues in Clayton. AOSL is taking registration online for all programs. For complete information on All Out Sports leagues, clinics and other programs, visit alloutsportsleague.com.

24th annual Red Devil Golf Classic returns June 28 at Diablo Creek
The Mt. Diablo High School Red Devil golf committee is holding its 24th annual golf tournament on Friday, June 28, at Diablo Creek Golf Course in Concord. Registration starts at 11 a.m., followed by lunch, golf, dinner and raffle/silent auction. Proceeds go to help academic and athletic programs at Mt. Diablo. Those interested in participating in the golf or dinner should contact Lou Adamo 212-9332 or louadamo@gmail.com or Ralph Vallis 825-7593 or rv76667@aol.com. For more information check reddevilclassic.com.

Terrapins Swim Team offering summer stroke and racing clinics, Orange summer session
Terrapins coaches Dan Cottam and Doug Reed will be teaching two sessions of stroke and racing skills for the summer recreational swimmer. The goal is to help all participants improve/refine strokes. In addition, the sessions will enhance racing skills like starts, breakouts, turns and finishes. Each session is three weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The sessions for eight and unders and 11 and overs are June 11-27 and July 2-23. Terrapins Orange Group summer session is now open for registration. Summer session runs June 10 through Aug. 3 at Concord Community Pool. This program is for children new to the swim team experience. Swimmers need to be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle with side breathing. For more info on both programs and to register visit terrapinswim.com.

Concord Cobras football, cheer signups now taken online
Concord Cobras tackle football and cheer programs are taking signups for the fall season online. The football and cheer programs are open to youth six to 14 years of age. For more info on football email concordyouthfootball@yahoo.com or call 917-0785 and for cheer email CYFcobrascheer@gmail.com or call 383-1146. Visit concordyouthfootball.com for more info.

De La Salle summer camps begin in June
De La Salle High School hosts summer camps to provide a fun, skill-building week for boys and girls in June, July and August. Appealing to local youth with a variety of athletic interests, De La Salle will offer sessions for championship football camp, basketball, track and field, lacrosse, archery, wrestling, volleyball, baseball, water polo, soccer, swimming, rugby, theatre/broadcasting and strength and conditioning. DLS Camps are open to K through incoming ninth graders run by De La Salle coaches, alumni and current student athletes. For more info email summercamps@dlshs.org or visit dlshs.org/athletics/camps-clinics.

Diablo FC presenting free recreation soccer league this fall
Diablo FC is offering a completely free fall recreation soccer program for boys and girls born in 2005 to 2015. The program at Newhall Park in Concord runs 10 weeks from mid-August through October. There is one training session each week and Saturday morning games. Contact coach Chelsea Stewart at cstewart@diablofc.org or visit diablofc.org for complete information.

CV baseball camp returns June 10-13
Clayton Valley Charter High School will hold a youth baseball camp June 10-13 at the school. The camp will focus on the fundamentals of baseball with participants learning the basics of fielding, hitting, throwing and baserunning. Middle school students will learn more advanced baseball techniques. Sessions run from 8-11 a.m. for seven-year-olds through incoming ninth graders. Registration is accepted at claytonvalley.org webstore. CVCHS varsity baseball coach Casey Coakley can be emailed at casey.coakley@claytonvalley.org to secure a spot and register on day one of camp.

Concord AYSO taking fall soccer registrations
Concord AYSO is accepting registrations for its fall soccer program online. The fall season starts Aug. 3 through mid-November. Programs for boys and girls range from Playground (3-year-olds) through 18U. Practices and games are in Concord parks. Register on or before May 31 to receive $15 discount. The registration fee includes a uniform, ball and insurance. Visit concordayso.org to register and get more information.

Concord High look to fill coaching vacancies
Athletic director Megan Coddington has listed coaching vacancies for girls varsity and JV basketball, boys JV basketball, girls and boys varsity golf and also a stadium announcer for Minuteman football games. Interested people should submit a cover letter and resume to Coddington at coddingtonm@mdusd.org.
Head football coach Paul Reynaud is also looking to complete his 2019 staff. He has openings for JV head and assistant coaches and varsity linebackers coach. Football coaching candidates should contact him at coachreynaud84@yahoo.com.

Walnut Creek Aquanuts offer special summer programs
Walnut Creek Aquanuts are offering “Try It” days to introduce athletes 4-18-years-old to its synchronized swimming program. The 90-minute sessions are held June 3, July 1, Aug. 5 and 31 and Sept. 1. Registration is $10 for a session with top WCA coaching staff on hand. The world renowned Aquanuts also offer trainee sessions over the summer and fall, each running 4-5 weeks. The trainee sessions are for ages 4-18 who are new to the sport. Swimmers must be comfortable in deep water and able to swim 25 yards. Registration is open for June through September sessions at Clark Memorial Swim Center in Walnut Creek. Registration for both programs can be found at aquanuts.org.

Not too late to try out for Diablo FC competitive teams
Formal tryouts for Diablo Futbol Club boys and girls for birth years 2001-2013 have concluded. However, the area’s premier youth school club has openings on teams. Contact director of coaching Zach Sullivan at docdiablofc@gmail.com or visit diablofc.org to arrange a tryout.

Clayton Valley Jr. Eagles taking applications for football, cheer
Boys and girls can register until July 15 for the fall Clayton Valley Jr. Eagles football and cheer programs. Football is open to boys and girls 7-14 years old. Cheer age groups are 6-14. Online registration is underway at cvaajreagles.com or email cvaajreagles@gmail.com.

Concord Cup XXVI soccer tournament this weekend at 3 local parks
The area’s largest annual youth soccer tournament, Concord Cup, returns for its 26th season at three local parks this Saturday and Sunday. Boys and girls club and recreation teams from under 10 through U19 be participating. Diablo FC, Mt. Diablo Soccer and Concord AYSO co-sponsor the tournament. Visit concordcup.com for complete schedule and results.

Clayton Valley soccer camp July 8-11
Clayton Valley Charter High School varsity coach Guillermo Jara is presenting a summer soccer camp July 8-11 for incoming third through eighth graders at Gonsalves Stadium on the school campus. Sessions are held from 9 a.m. – noon. The camp is designed to help develop individual player skills plus an understanding of the game. Jara is a former MLS player with a USSF B license. Campers get a $20 discount by registering by June 15. For more information contact coach Jara by phone 510-517-2230 or email gjara1973@gmail.com.

First Tee of Contra Costa offers summer camps
Registration is still open for many camps offered locally by The First Tee of Contra Costa at Diablo Creek, Buchanan Fields and Boundary Oak golf courses. The camps are open to boys and girls ages 5-14. The first of five camp weeks is June 17-20. Camps include instruction in full swing, chipping, pitching and putting. Equipment can be provided to campers. For more information call 446-6701 or visit thefirstteecontracosta.org

MDSA fall recreational soccer program taking registrations
Registration for Mt. Diablo Soccer Association’s fall recreation program for boys and girls born 2001-2015 is open. Practice starts after Aug. 1. Games and practices are held at Concord and Clayton fields. The region offers discounts for players who register before May 31 and June 30 deadlines. Email fall@mdsoccer.org or visit mdsoccer.org for more info and to register.

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