Catching Confidence

A big problem with younger (and even older!) softball players like you and me is a lack of confidence. Whether it is being insecure about your hitting abilities, or scared that the ball will be hit to you and you will mess up, we all have had some lack of confidence at one point or…

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Modell’s 15% Fundraiser

MAL Families, As we head into the fall sports season, please consider shopping at Modell’s. They have provided us with a 15%-off coupon (attached) of which they will give 5% of sales back to the MAL. The coupon is valid until Oct. 3rd in all NJ & NY stores, and can be passed along to…

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General Schedule (all grades)

General Schedule For Games & Practices Specific game schedules will be available in late Aug. The weekday you practice will be determined in late July by your coach (1st-8th grades). We combine two grades per division (1st-8th grades). “Pre-K Kickers,” Three-Year Olds (Pre-K Boys & Girls): No formal games. Practice: Sat, 1:00-2:00pm, Fieldstone, Sept 7…

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Rules and Regulations

About NWBSA, nwbsa.org Montvale (3rd-8th grades) is one of 23 member towns that make up the Northwest Bergen Soccer Association. We participate in league play each fall against other NWBSA towns, which includes Allendale, Fair Lawn, Franklin Lakes, Glen Rock, Hasbrouck Heights, Hawthorne, Ho-Ho-Kus/Saddle River, Mahwah, Maywood, Midland Park, North Haledon, Oakland, Paramus, Park Ridge,…

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Safety First and Foremost

Safety is Priority #1 We strictly enforce many important policies to help keep your child safe. Every attempt is made to create teams that are equal in terms of talent & age; and players can’t “play down” (see Division Eligibility above). Coach photos are required 3rd-8th grades for game-day passes, which are required to ensure…

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Volunteers Needed

MAL Soccer is run 100% by volunteers: YOUR program depends on YOUR assistance. Please volunteer as a head or assistant coach. You would need to supply a picture (3rd-8th grades), sign Code of Conduct forms, and take a Rutgers SAFETY Clinic. You also need to take annually the “Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports” online…

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CPR classes offered by Montvale on April 1st

The Montvale Board of Health in conjunction with Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center are offering free classes to residents 13 years and older. Participants will be charged a fee for the certification ID card.  In an effort to help defray the cost the Board of Health will absorb a portion of the fee.…

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Montvale Athletic League Partners with TeamSnap

The Montvale Athletic League has partnered with TeamSnap to help manage its recreational and travel programs.  Effective immediately, all registrations will be done via teamsnap.com.  This will require all parents to have an account with Teamsnap.  Teamsnap will remember participant information, so after parents enter their child into the system, they will simply select participants from…

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Athletes Code of Conduct

1. Listen to your Coaches – they will help you to learn and have fun! 2. Attend all practices – Work hard to improve your skills 3. Be a Team Player – get along and support your teammates. 4. No cursing – No FIGHTING – No taunting. 5. Learn teamwork, sportsmanship and discipline. 6. Be…

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