• Fall 2016 tournament on December 10
Venue Status
Vineyards Community Park
Fall 2016 tournament in
Saturday, December 10, 2016   9:00 AM
"Players First, Winning Second"

St John the Evangelist Fall 2016 Tournament - December 10

The Fall 2016 tournament will take place on December 10. All teams in the U7, U8, U9, U10, U12, U14 and HS divisions will participate in the tournament. The tournament will follow a single elimination format which means that only the winning team from each game will progress in the tournament.  Scores and progression will be updated and posted by the concession stand throughout the day. Keep checking the website for more information.


U4, U5 and U6 Games – December 10

U4, U5 and U6 teams will play one regular length game on December 10. Game times and field information are available under the Games Schedule link on the Main Menu. Participation medals will be given to all players in U4, U5 and U6 divisions. All coaches should proceed with their team to the tent next to the concession stand and present each player with a participation medal immediately after the completion of their game. Coaches should also present the sponsor with a team plaque.

Spring 2017 Season

The Calendar on the Main Menu has been updated with Spring 2017 season information. 

Sign up for the spring season will start on January 7th at the coastland mall from 10:00am to 4:00pm and January 8th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.


Optimist Select Players

Hello Parents,

We are excited to announce plans to create Optimist Select teams in the following divisions:

            U8B, U8G, U9B-U10B, U9G-U10G, U12B & U12G

The tryouts are open to Optimist players in the above divisions. Players will be selected at tryouts scheduled as follows:

Boys December 13 & 17 – 6:00pm-7:30pm    Bonita YMCA Field          

Girls December 15 & 18 – 6:00pm-7:30pm    Bonita YMCA Field

FIELD ADDRESS: 27200 Kent Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

Optimist Select team rosters will be posted on the website by end of December.

The Optimist Select teams will receive two practices per week from January 5th through the middle of February on Tuesday & Thursday. January practices are at Bonita fields, February practices are at Vineyards Fields. All practices are from 6:00pm to 7:15pm.

The teams will participate in  local tournaments

Each player will receive 1 full Optimist Select uniform

All costs including tournament entry fees, team uniform, and FYSA registration fee will be included in the player 's fee. 

Fee:  $150 per player


Essay Contest

The Optimist Club of Naples will hold its annual essay contest for a chance for a student to win $100.00 for third place, $150.00 for second place or $250.00 for first place. The first place winner will advance to district where they can win as much as $2500.00 from Optimist International.
To learn more about it click here

Azzurri Storm

Azzurri Storm is for players that are ready to move to the next level. Practices are tailored to match the player's skills and abilities and take place twice a week. If you are ready for the next level and would like to know more about the Azzurri Storm travel club, visit www.azzurristorm.com.

Camps & Training

Hello Parents,
We have few camps for your players coming up.
see below for more information.


2016 Winter Soccer camps announced


For all levels of players from recreational to competitive


Come join the biggest and best soccer camps in Collier County. 
Oggi Oggi Oggi camps ran by Gavin Spooner has seen over 5,000 players participate in 25 years. The summer 2016 camps supported by Naples Optimist Soccer and Azzurri Storm had over 175 players and last Winter had over 80 players here in Naples.

Camps are open to players of all levels, from all clubs affiliations and programs.

Previous campers have gone on and played collegiate soccer, won NCAA national championships and former camper Jack Jewsbury is in the top 10 of all time appearances in the MLS!
Oggi Oggi Oggi Soccer camps for ages 4+Perfect for all players

Sibling discounts

All camps held at Seagate Park (behind Seagate School) 


 To register visit www.kickoffsoccer.org







  • Winter 2016  Oggi Oggi Oggi Soccer Camps
  • Winter 1 Dec 22-23 (2 day camp)
  • Winter 2 Dec 27-30 (4 day camp) 
  • Winter 3 Jan 2-3 (2 day camp) 



These camps are open to all players, competitive and recreational ages 4+ and are perfect for soccer players who can't get enough. Camps will be traditional soccer camps, targeting different aspects of the game daily. The camps will focus on skill development and fun, fun, fun with an endless supply of games that all players will remember long into the future. 
1/2 day Camp is 9-11.30
Full day camp is 9-3 






      To register visit www.kickoffsoccer.org

Kick Off Soccer

Phone: 941-545-8874
Email: gavin@kickoffsoccer.org


Feel free to forward this email to friends, coaches and teammates

Mission, Vision & Purposes

By providing hope and positive vision, Optimist bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.

Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.

To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.

F Coaching License

Coaches - there is an F Coaching License class available online. Click HERE for more details and to register for the class. 

HEADS UP Concussion

HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. It features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics and interactive exercises, and compelling storytelling to help you recognize a concussion and know how to respond if you think that your athlete might have a concussion.

Once you complete the training and quiz, you can print out a certificate, making it easy to show your league or school you are ready for the season. Click on the picture to start the class.

Email us at info@optimistsoccer.org
Home Fields: Vineyards Community Park 6231 Arbor Blvd W Naples, FL 34119