HYSA Annual Meeting
The Past is Present
2022 is the 9th year of the Sleeping Giant Soccer Classic.
Our tournament marks the unofficial conclusion of Montana's Fall season of competitive soccer.
The tournament encourages friendly competition and sportsmanship among the region’s birth year 2012-2007 (U10-U14/15) boys and girls competitive and recreational teams.
The MDP (Montana Development Program) 2010 boys team competed over the weekend of Feb 11th-13th, 2022 at the Desert Classic Tournament in Phoenix.
The team was undefeated in match play at 3-0.
Two groups of girls with Coach Kentzel headed to Kalispell over the weekend of February 11th for the Montana Indoor Soccer Championship hosted by club NSC.
The 2008 team took first place and the 2010's placed second.
A Championship for the Spring Thaw Indoor Tournament was claimed by Coach Tillman's 12u Co-ed team.
Players were Rylan, John, Braxton, Aeden, Judah, Aaron, and Madison.
With a heavy heart and a deep sense of loss, we mourn the passing of Addy, one of our 10u Arsenal Academy Players.
With this tragic news, comes offers of support for her family.
The 2007 Boys paid...
The 2007 14u girls team, coached by Christina Plank, took 1st place in the Gold Bracket at the 3 Blind Refs Tournament in Kalispell on June 6 & 7.
The 19u Girls team, coached by David Drynan, were crowned the State Champions.
Fellow HYSA Members,
Given the uncertainty of the situation we are all dealing with, I thought I’d lend a little additional insight into our club’s direction moving forward in dealing with the...
Thanks for helping kids reach their goals on Giving Tuesday !
The $425 in donations will help provide the opportunity for any child to have a healthy and positive experience playing outdoors.
Thanks for thinking of us and your support of children in our community.
The Montana Youth Soccer Association has extended its suspension of all affiliated and sanctioned soccer activities through Thursday, April 30th....
Thanks to all of the teams, coaches, referees and volunteers for making the Tournament an enjoyable event for the players !
The Arsenal 2007 Boys team, coached by Glen Wall and Stefan Wall, won their 4th straight Sleeping Giant Tournament over the weekend of October 19th.
The Arsenal 2007 Girls team, coached by Christina Plank and Amanda Lay, were crowned Champions of Flight 2 of the Sleeping Giant Soccer Classic.
The Arsenal 2008 Girls team, coached by Colin Phelps and Kelsi Hannan, hoisted the Championship trophy after playing an awesome weekend of soccer.
The Arsenal 2007 boys, coached by Glen Wall, were crowned Champions at the Tamarack Fall Classic in Kalispell over the weekend of September 21st.
This is the third year in a row the team has earned the top spot.
The Arsenal 2008 Boys team coached by Chris Much and DJ Smetana, earned the Runner-up spot at the Tamarack Fall Classic in Kalispell over the weekend of September 21st.
The Arsenal Academy 2009 Boys team, coached by Amy Hurley and Chris Daly, competed in the Tamarack Fall Classic Tournament over the September 21st weekend in Kalispell and finished in 3rd place.
After earning the right to represent Montana in the Premier Division, our 2002 17u Boys team headed to Boise to compete in the USYS Farwest 2019 Regional Championships.
The team competed well at this high level of play but the competition proved too much and the boys headed home after three matches in their group.
Our Arsenal 2002 U17 Boys Premier Team, coached by Charly Ayidomihou and Javi Porras and managed by Andy Adamek, laid claim to the Championship for the 2019 MYSA State Cup.
The Arsenal 16u 2003-2004 Girls Premier Team, coached by Joe Vranka and Killian Gilreath, claimed the 2019 Montana State Cup Championship in Great Falls over the weekend of June 8 & 9.
The Helena Arsenal 12u Boys Blue team, coached by Glen Wall and Stefan Wall, captured their 3rd straight Arsenal Invitational Tournament title over the weekend of May 18 & 19, 2019.
The U12 Arsenal Boys Gold team coached by Brandon Hoang and John Hollow, took 1st in the Silver Division at the Arsenal Invitational Tournament.
The U11 Arsenal Academy Boys team coached by Chris Much and DJ Smetana, won the Boys Gold Division at the Helena Invitational Tournament on May 18 & 19th.
The 2009-2010 (10u) Academy Boys team coached by Cody Melton and Phil McGovern, earned runner-up in the Silver division for the 2019 Arsenal Invitational Tournament held in Helena on May 18 & 19 2019.
The Boys 10u Helena Youth Rapids Team coached by Amy Hurley and Meghan Giovenco, took the Championship in the Bronze Division at the Arsenal Invitational Tournament on May 18 & 19, 2019.
The 2007 Girls team took the Silver Bracket Championship at the Stockman Bank Magic City Classic Tournament in Billings.
The U13 Arsenal Boys team coached by Ryan Wilcox, played at the 2019 Snickers Big Horn Soccer Cup the first weekend in May 4 & 5 in Sheridan, WY
HYSA salutes our Arsenal Players which were recognized for their High School athletic achievement by being chosen for the 2018 Independent Record Girls All Area Soccer Team.
Claire Benedetti, Senior,...
HYSA salutes our Arsenal Players which were recognized for their High School athletic achievement by being chosen for the 2018 Independent Record Boys All Area Soccer Team
Aidan Adamek, Junior,...
Accepting a check for over $500 for our financial aid fund from Ed Beal of Capital Sports are HYSA's Sean Lawlor, President and Phil McGovern, Executive Director.
Capital Sports chose HYSA as one of...
Finishing 4th of 28 teams...
A group of Arsenal U17 players committed to form a Touring Team and attend two winter college showcase tournaments under the direction of coach Colin Baker. This boys...
During the Helena hosted High School state soccer playoffs in October 2018, Scott Lockwodd received the Montana State award for Outstanding Service from The National Federation of State High School...
Mark Walker received this year's HYSA Hutch Award for his tireless work in volunteering.
Mark is shown here sharing his award with his wife Shannon and daughter Brynn.
Shannon is an active referee...
Your Soccer Soles Program Director, Isabelle Melton, recently solicited local businesses for donations for the program, and Universal Athletics responded with an unbelievably generous gift of 42...
We congratulate our longtime HYSA Coach...
Helena High boys soccer coach Carl Straub wins 200th game
Straub's 200th triumph comes in his 26th season of prep soccer, dating back to the first year the...
The 12u Arsenal Boys players shared in the excitement of Carroll College soccer by walking out with the college athletes before their matches.