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Skills for Life on and off the Field!

The Lakehead Express S.C. has a long standing tradition of preparing and developing players for the Collegiate level and beyond. Over the past years, our Club has has helped many student-athletes receive University and College scholarships as we have provided them with a platform to showcase their talents in the hopes of playing soccer at the collegiate level, whether in the US or Canada.

Our Club's objective is to develop our young players with not only the physical skills, but also the drive needed to succeed, both on the soccer field, and in life as they reach adulthood. We strive for achievement and excellence, with an emphasis on personal development for the student-athlete.

Latest News for Lakehead Express

 

 Attention All Recreational Soccer Players 
House League Soccer Starts Tonight
 

I hope that everyone had a successful and fun first week.  There will be soccer on the Victoria Day Monday.  Enjoy!


The following is a reminder of ages and locations of play: 

  • Mon and Wed LU Fieldhouse
    • U11 Boys & Jr Boys 6-7 pm
    • Junior Girls 7-8 pm
  • Mon and Wed River Terrace
    • U5 6-7 pm
    • U7 7-8 pm
  • Tues and Thurs River Terrace
    • U9 Boys and U10 Girls 7-8 pm

 

 

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Look here for notifications of cancellation due to weather 

Challenger Soccer Camps Coming to Thunder Bay                 

Lakehead Express Soccer Club is pleased to announce partnership with Challenger Sports, providers of North America’s most popular soccer camp, to host a week long British Soccer camp - July 25th - 29th at Chapples Park Soccer Field, 535 Chapples Dr, Thunderbay, ON, P7C 4P7.


 Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff flown to Canada exclusively to work on these programs. This year Challenger will hold over 4,000 British Soccer Camps this summer and will coach over 150,000 players between the ages of 3 and 18, as well as completing FREE coach education clinics for over 40,000 parents and coaches.

Challenger’s British Soccer Camps are more than a week of drills and skills. In addition to taking part in a daily regimen of foot skill development (through the 1,000 touches curriculum), technical and tactical practices and daily ‘World Cup’ tournament style plays, each child will be treated to a rich cultural experience and lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. Each camp is custom built to meet the needs of your players so Challenger will be directed by the organization on the content of the camp that they too require.

Each camper will receive a FREE camp T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website. In addition, any child who signs up online
by June 3rd will receive a genuine British Soccer replica Jersey for just the cost of shipping… valued at $39.
 

 

For further information or to register for this summers exciting programs please visit the link below or call Joe Medcalf 1.800.309.0212 – Ext 323


Link to Registration for Challenger Soccer Camp 2016

Golden Boy 2016 - Congratulations to All Participants

Seven teams from the Lakehead Express Soccer Club travelled to Winnipeg on Family Day weekend to compete in the Winnipeg Youth Soccer Association’s Golden Boy Indoor Soccer Tournament.  Congratulations to all the teams and a big thanks to all coaches, managers and families for travelling. 

Our top team, the LEX U13 Girls Premier 2 Team, went undefeated in winning their division. The girls played three strong games in round robin play then beat the Thunder Bay Chill squad in the final.  

All the girls played extremely well demonstrating a great work ethic, passing and positioning. The final was a hard fought game for both teams that saw LEX’s Mya Miller and Merritt Morine providing standout performances with Morine winning Player of the Game honours.Goals were scored by Sarah Azzolini and Merritt Morine while Esme Whalen and Fiona MacLeod had strong performances in the back field.  Goalkeeper, Mackenzie Tsubouchi, earned her first shutout of the weekend with a 2 - 0 victory.  

With 7 of the 13 LEX players eligible to stay with this team they should remain strong contenders next year at the Golden Boy as well. Congratulations girls!

The 2015 Charity Alumni Game  A Big Success
 
Our seventh Charity Alumni game was a huge success. Thanks to all alumni players who took time out from their busy holiday season and participated.  It was great to see you all in action again on familiar turf. The game was both exciting and fun to watch, congratulations to the EDP Boys for a tough 4-2 victory.
 
A special thanks to our three alumni speakers (Alyssa Johnston, Kelsey Tikka and Renee Clarke) for their informative and interesting talks. Additional thanks to our sponsors, the folks at the Sports Dome and Carmen at C&D Sports for making this night possible.

Bubble soccer at half time proved to be a blast! 
 
Finally, the Executive at Lakehead Express would like to thank all that donated canned food items.  We look forward to the Alumni Game every year as it is an opportunity to re-connect with our former players and their families and to give back to the community that we all live in.
 
Have a great Christmas and a healthy New Year.  
 
Cheers!!
 
 
 
 

Clothing Assistance Undercover Project a Huge Succes

Lakehead Express Soccer Club is once again supporting the Clothing Assistance Mission’s Undercover Project this Christmas with a donation of new socks and underwear! The Club’s goal this year was to collect 1500 pieces for the project and we are happy to report that the LEX Rep Teams have surpassed that goal and collected 1873 pairs of socks and underwear!

Every December, Lakehead Express Soccer Club selects a local charity to support in the community. In the past, Rep Teams were asked to collect food to be donated to the Thunder Bay Regional Food Distribution Association and to date over 2000 pounds of food has been collected to support local food banks!

The Clothing Assistance Mission provides an invaluable service to citizens in Thunder Bay, making sure that no matter the income, everyone has clothing that is affordable. The clientele that the Clothing Assistance Mission serves ranges from the homeless to those who are struggling. Many people are referred to the CAM thanks to a network of 60 partnerships that the Mission has in Thunder Bay, as well as referrals from the community. With Christmas fast approaching, one of the Clothing Assistance Mission’s projects is the Undercover Program. In the Christmas Cheer hampers that families receive, there are coupons included that can be redeemed at the CAM for a supply of brand new socks and underwear for the children in the family. These are the simple comforts that add quality and hope to life. All through the year on every Wednesday, the CAM offers a ten dollar per 22L bag sale to help those on low incomes.

The Mission is funded by the United Way, and all financial donations over ten dollars will receive a tax receipt. If more information is required, please phone them at 474-3583 or visit their website, clothingassistance.com

Lakehead Express is committed to developing responsible, productive young adults based on skills learned through competitive soccer.  While developing their soccer skills our players are encouraged to be involved in and give back to their community


OSA President Presents Prestigious Award

LEX Earns Silver Status with Ontario Soccer Association

Congratulations to Lakehead Express for earning a Silver Medal status with the OSA. This ground-breaking Award entered the Canadian landscape in 2007 and continues to draw attention from Provincial and National Sport Organizations.  To earn this designation, a club must meet  a set of rigorous technical standards and demonstrate excellence in the areas of Governance, Personnel and Community

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LAKEHEAD EXPRESS SOCCER CLUB 

Please address written correspondence to:

1100 Memorial Avenue Box 137
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 4A3

or by email to lakeheadexpress@shaw.ca.

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Lakehead Express is pleased to offer Lex clothing and accessories online.   Great quality and prices.  Click on the jersey to place your order today.

The Registration "2016 Outdoor Recreational Soccer Registration" is not currently available.
This Registration closed on 04/14/2016, 11:45pm EDT (EDT).

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The Registration "Indoor Recreational Soccer Program 2015/2016" is not currently available.
This Registration closed on 09/18/2015, 11:59pm EDT (EDT).