Parents, players and volunteers,
Good afternoon! I hope everyone has remained safe and healthy during this pandemic. It broke my heart to have to cancel the Spring season of Clawson TOPSoccer, but it was necessary given everything that was going on. The past few months, Janet and I have been working hard to put together a plan for the Fall season. Regretfully, after much deliberation, I’ve had to make the difficult decision to once again cancel the upcoming season.
The health and safety of all involved with the program is our main concern. Despite our best efforts, we could not come up with a way to make a season work that would be safe and entertaining for the players. I’ve spoken with Dianna Dykstra, the Michigan MSYSA TOPSoccer chair, and she fully supports my decision given the current situation and restrictions being put in place. She told me that she’s going to be speaking with other programs who are likely going to be following our lead.
In place of a Fall season, more emphasis will be placed on adding content to our Clawson TOPSoccer Facebook page. It’s my hope that we can add drills, and other fun things for our players to work on while we wait out this pandemic. I understand that this is not for everyone, but we don’t want to lose the connection we’ve built with our players. I hope you all will check out the page.
I thank you all for your understanding and want you all to know that this wasn’t an easy decision. This program means so much to us and we miss seeing all of the smiling faces week in and week out.
Stay safe out there!
Clawson TOPSoccer Director