From February 6 - 8, 2009 three university coaches representing the University of Connecticut, Adelphi University and Oregon State were in Toronto for one of many SIGMA FC scouting events conducted throughout the year. Current SIGMA FC college eligible players for 2009 were provided the opportunity to make an immediate impression, while the future graduates (2010/11) built a strong case for the continued tracking of their progression.
SIGMA Technical Director, Bobby Smyrniotis was very pleased with the event's success, "We are very happy to have had these coaches make the trip to Toronto to view our boy's for their recruiting needs. Also quite important is that they gained a better understanding of the soccer players of this region and most of all the depth in the SIGMA organization. The coaches had an opportunity to watch all of our SIGMA FC teams during the weekend, both in training and match play and were more than impressed with the level and style of play individually and as a team. This is a testament to the considerable commitment and effort of our boys over the years to continually improve and progress towards future opportunities within this game. Our A1 group (senior) is special group this year with a blend of players who will be receiving scholarships and others who will be setting their sights on the professional game. In the end our goal is to provide a path to our players, which is achieved by hard work and discipline both on and off the field."
The SIGMA scouting events are an opportunity for coaches to view the SIGMA players in a variety of settings including training, camps and competition and are another step in the increased efforts of the management and technical team at SIGMA to provide the best in opportunity for those soccer players driven to succeed.
The management and technical team of SIGMA FC would like to thank the coaches from the University of Connecticut, Adelphi University and Oregon St. for their interest in the SIGMA players both now and in the future.
SIGMA FC is set to announce its first Scholarship players for the2009 season this week as players begin signing their national letters of intent.