Lebanon Soccer Club

U8 Girls Coach

Ryan Smithwick

ryansmithwick@gmail.com 

Assistant Coach:

Stefanie Picard 

 
U8 Girls Coach

Rachel Mackewicz

rmackewicz@sbcglobal.net

 
U8 Boys Coach

Gary Haynes 

haynes307@yahoo.com 

Assistant Coach:

Dawn Whitcher 

 
U8 Boys Coach
 
U8 Boys Coach

Brendan Witherell 

dubs16@yahoo.com

Assistant Coach:

Colleen Walsh 

 
U8 Boys Coach

Jason Chavairas 

jchaviaras75@gmail.com

 
U8 Program

To be part of either boys or girls U8, your player's birth year must fall in the following age range: 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2012 

Practices for Fall:

U8 Boys- Wednesday Evening and Saturday Morning 10:30-noon
U8 Girls- Monday and Friday Evening

U8 is offered in both the fall and the spring season and focuses on: 

One Ball, Two Players
Ball Control
Dribbling Part One
Dribbling Part Two
Lower Limb Coordination & Vision
Passing
Principles
Receiving Part One
Receiving Part Two
Small Group Play
Passing in Pairs

https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/lesson-plans/

This fall we have SIX U8 teams! The following are our coaches for both the boys and the girls. 

U8 Girls:

Ryan Smithwick: ryansmithwick@gmail.com 

Rachel Mackewicz: rmackewicz@sbcglobal.net 

U8 Boys:

Gary Haynes: haynes307@yahoo.com 

Jason Merritt: jasonmerritt60@gmail.com 

Brendan Witherell: dubs16@yahoo.com 

Jason Chavairas: jchaviaras75@gmail.com 

Team Parent(s):

 

In addition to playing, all U8 teams are required to donate a themed raffle basket for our annual Fall Classic Tournament (Sept 29/30)

Themes:

Ryan's team: Mystery Bag Toy Surprise 

Rachel's team: Game Night 

Gary's team: Outdoors 

Jason M's team: Movie Night 

Brendan's team: Gift Card Frenzy 

Jason C's team: Halloween 

Watch Team Connect for more information from your child's coaches.