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The CCU 12U and 14U age group teams competed last weekend at the Santa Barbara MR Cup. The 12U black team finished 2nd in the platinum division and the 12U Blue finished 4th in the gold division.

Sean Nolan, 2000 US Olympic goalie, past Cal assistant coach, and ODP goalie director will be conducting goalie clinics and lessons at Acalanes through CCU. If you are interested please Sean directly for available times at his email [email protected]

Craig Klass, 2 time US Olympian, Stanford All-American, Olympic Club National Champion has joined CCU as a volunteer coach. Craig, one of the premier US 2 meter offensive and deffensive players will be working with our 14U team on Wednesdays to improve our big man play.

Currently CC United has 2 coaches involved with the ODP program. Miles Price is the 18U assistant coach. Brodie Jasper spent December 12-16 at the USA Holiday Camp at the Olympic training center in Colorado Springs. If you have any questions about the ODP program please feel free to discuss them with any of the CC United coaches.

CC United -Ventura County Cup Results- Dec 14/15 2013 Ventura CA 14U- 1st Place Gold Division; 12U- 3rd Place Platinum Division

The 2013-2014 Winter session begins December 2 and ends February 16. There will be no practice during the Christmas School Holiday (December 21 - January 5) . Winter Registration will begin November 10.

The CC United 12 Black team competed in the Cousineau cup in Orange County this past weekend and placed 4th in the Platinum Division. Congratulations !!!!

Here is the link for the SF Chronicle Article regarding overuse injuries in young athletes -- Although the article discusses physical injuries, remember mental burnout is mentionned and should be avoided. CCU's Dr.Jensen is interviewed in the article. http://www.sfgate.com/sports/kroichick/article/Injuries-exploding-as-youths-focus-on-one-sport-4898770.php#page-1

Congratulations to those recent CCU 8th graders that are contributing to their high school programs Acalanes: Kai Mills, Brad Robison*, Jack Stryker, Nate Welcomer Campolindo: Wayne Hawkins De LaSalle: John Bindi, Joey Curran Miramonte: Alec Gates, Callan Hoskins, Cal Morrison, Eli Obrien, Christian Schillinger *indicates varsity as freshman player

Congratulations to the following players recieving Academic All-American honors from USA Water Polo Matt Gong * (Outstanding Achiever) Spencer Tagg Matt Zurnacion Scott Zurnacion