At Stamford, we offer numerous soccer pathways to all of our students, from recreational, and competitive teams to an all-year-round soccer school under the guidance of JSSL Singapore, Premier Youth Soccer Club. As a school community, we are continually striving to provide the best teaching and learning experiences for our students. The school benefits from a full-time JSSL Soccer Director based at Stamford to oversee soccer development on campus.
JSSL Singapore has been the leader in Singapore’s youth soccer development for over 10 years. JSSL has a vibrant soccer program of over 1000 Players aged 5 -16 years old as well as partnerships with some of the world’s largest professional football clubs, Arsenal FC & Fulham FC, and a local professional club, Tampines Rovers FC, which provides it’s players a pathway into the professional game. Aside from developing Singapore’s top players, JSSL also runs the National Youth Leagues with over 300 teams and 100 Matches every Sunday and Asia’s largest youth soccer tournament, the JSSL International 7’s, with 500 participating teams from around the world and clubs such as Barcelona, Liverpool, Arsenal and Atletico Madrid competing for glory.
JSSL’s goal is to ensure that all players have the opportunity to develop themselves both on and off the pitch. With top quality coaching, an inclusive training program and feedback provided with player reports, JSSL aims to maximise the individual and team’s performance both on and off the field.
JSSL has developed a football curriculum adapted to our athletes' needs and characteristics. This curriculum is based on developing the individual both on and off the pitch and combining this with tactical team training.
Every age group and gender benefits from its own curriculum with adapted objectives, contents and there is a strong coherence between all the different stages. This curriculum provides Stamford a recognizable style of play for all the football teams and a philosophy of developing players that follow our JSSL Pride Values:
Personality - Approach every training and game with the right attitude and displays the right character traits
Responsible -Take ownership of personal and team actions as well as their behaviour on and off the field
Intelligent - To become better decision makers on the pitch as well as understand that football is a thinking game
Desire - Demonstrates the highest possible level of efforts to fulfil his/her potential
Energy - Plays with enthusiasm and wants to influence the game with his/her actions
Stamford Competitive Soccer Teams
Soccer is one of the most popular sports programs offered at Stamford and provides development, competition, and enjoyments to many SAIS students.