May 2022

KASL Monthly Newsletter


Raiding the Seas for a Great Cause

At the end of March, the U11 Pirates came together to support their local community. Sometimes, the work of building a great team doesn’t always happen on the field. Each player collected cans for the Catholic Charities Food Pantry in Kingston, to restock their shelves. The team came together on March 31 to bring their donations to the pantry. Guided by Coach Nelson, they had the opportunity to learn how their donations assisted those in the community who utilize the food pantry.

“It was a great learning experience for the kids to see how a simple act of kindness can have a great impact on their local community,” said team manager Sarah Yonnetti.

Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster is located at 6 Adams St. in Kingston. They provide comprehensive social services to individuals and families. Learn More…


KASL Announces Kingston Capitals WPSL U21 Team

KASL has expanded to include the WPSL U21 team, the Kingston Capitals. The team will be lead by head coach Chris Lyn who comes to them with an extensive coaching background and a bright vision for the Capitals. Tryouts will be held throughout April and May and the Season will take place in June and July. The home field will be at Dietz Stadium in Kingston, NY. Players over the age of 21 may also tryout for a place on the roster for a limited number of over 21 spots. More information about tryouts, the coaching staff, and the season can be found here.


Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

May
– 7th, 20th and 21 – Kingston Capitals tryouts


Field Updates

Progress Updates

Work continues on the Kukuk Lane field project. Irrigation is scheduled to be completed soon, weather permitting, followed by laying down sod.

A special thank you to you Titan Drilling for helping us make this happen through their generous donation of time and equipment. We’d also like to thank Community Playthings for their continued support of KASL and most recently their significant support for our field development project.

Field sponsors are now being accepted for this exciting new space that will grow the KASL program. If your business, or the business of someone you know, wishes to be part of the sponsorship line up, please contact Nick Malvai at iavlam@aol.com and Lisa Valvo at lvchichi@aol.com

Fundraising Update

Thank you to everyone who participated in our fundraisers at Buffalo Wild Wings, Chipotle and Dicks. We raised over $1100 with your generous support.

We have also continued to raise funds through our GoFundMe campaign with over $2,700 raised. We are so incredibly grateful to our donors who continue support KASL and all that the program does for our youth players. All funds raised through this campaign will make a direct impact on our new field space. Thank You!

To make a donation and join this generous group, visit our GoFundMe campaign. Every gift makes a difference.


Photos from the Field

The season is in full swing. Send us team photos and your players in action.

We love to see our players in action. Do you have photos from a recent game or team activity. Submit photos to shanacirce@gmail.com. We will choose a handful of photos each month to feature so we can all share in the excitement and hard work of our players together.

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