Help Needed!!! We need parents to assist with the parking fundraiser.

Dan Gerber has requested assistance for the Big E Booster fair parking fundraiser.  We benefit with a portion of the proceeds.  We need parents on Wednesday (8/21) from 3-6pm and Friday (8/23) from 3-6pm.  Please call/text Dan at 717-648-6199.  Please help us to raise money.  For example, our first season purchase is to provide team socks for your son!  Go Bears

Sr High: 8/19: Uniforms/Pictures


Players were provided with their picture forms after todays morning practice.  Uniforms will be distributed at 4:15pm with pictures scheduled with Jacobs at 5pm.

*** Notice to freshman parents:  please be advised you have until Tuesday morning to revisit the decision to have your son in Varsity/Junior High program.  Superfrosh forms which require your signature will be distributed on Monday.  With so many players in the Varsity program playing time may be limited.

Etown Boys Soccer Welcomes Coach David Hershey!


The Elizabethtown Boys Soccer Program welcomes David Hershey as the 7/8th grade team coach.  David Hershey’s lifetime passion for soccer shows through playing, coaching and studying the beautiful game. He holds a class-E coaching license and is a licensed referee.  David has volunteered coached and consulted at Rheems Athletic Association/ Elizabethtown United (EU) for the past 15 years. He is a community soccer advocate and appreciate EU’s mission to offer quality, affordable soccer to all.   Dave helped coach the girl’s Rheems Rhythm and boy’s Blue Lightning from U9 to U14. Both teams were very fun and successful, with the boy’s team making it to the semifinals of last year’s state cup tournament. 


 A 1993 graduate of EAHS, David was a 3-time varsity letterman, LL League All-Star and co-captain of the 1992 team that brought home the school’s first Section Championship.  David also played midfield for Susquehanna University starting every game as a freshman and helping the team to a record number of wins in a season. David then graduated from Penn State University. He enjoys raising his family and working in Elizabethtown. 


He appreciates all styles of soccer, his current favorite teams are Barcelona and Etown High School.    His coaching philosophy reflects players gaining sound fundamentals, learning possession-style soccer and developing a love for the game and their team.  David looks forward to a fun and rewarding experience this season with the junior high. 

Eligibility Notice: Paperwork handed in the day of preseason practice


Please be advised that paperwork and physicals submitted  a day or two in advance of preseason practice may not make your son eligible to participate due to required processing procedure.  Boys who are trying out for the Varsity/Junior Varsity must be listed on the official roster found on arbitarlive  (use “roster” in the menu bar)

Jr. High Parents should hand in all the paperwork NOW so their son can practice on the first evening – August 19th.  Please contact the athletic office with questions.  


Varsity/JV Preseason Training Schedule


This is the official preseason schedule for the Varsity / Junior Varsity program.  Please note that it has yet to be updated on the ArbiterLIVE  system which is the official site for the school district.  We apologize for the late notice on the changes as we had to be creative with our current coaches due to their regular jobs.  Special thanks to Coach Ressler, Varsity Head Coach for girls soccer for his flexibility with the schedule.

Upcoming 9th Grade:  9th graders that wish to try out for the Varsity / Junior Varsity program are expected to attend all trainings from Monday – Wednesday.  The final squad for the senior high program will be announced on Wednesday night.

Boys Soccer Preseason Schedule 2019

8/12   Monday:  Thompson Stadium                 7am – 9am.  Fitness Test

8/12   Monday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field           7pm -9pm

8/13  Tuesday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field            9am – 11am

8/13  Tuesday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field            5pm – 7pm

8/14  Wednesday: East High Field #1                8am – 10am

8/14  Wednesday: Jane Hoover Turf Field        7pm – 9pm

8/15  Thursday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field           9am – 11am

8/15  Thursday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field           5pm – 7pm

8/16  Friday:  Gretna Run and Swim                  8am – 2pm

8/16  Friday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field                 7pm – 9pm

8/17  Saturday: Jane Hoover Field                       9am – 11am


8/19   Monday:  East High Field #1                        8am – 10am

8/19   Monday:   Uniforms @ 4:15pm / Team Pictures @ 5pm      Practice 5pm – 7pm

8/20  Tuesday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field                 8am – 10am

8/20  Tuesday:  Home scrimmage vs. Hershey     4:15pm – 5:45pm

8/21  Wednesday:  East High Field #1                     8am – 10am

8/21  Wednesday:  Jane Hoover Field                     5pm – 7pm

8/22  Thursday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field                7am – 9am

8/22  Thursday:  Jane Hoover Turf Field                6pm – 8pm  ** warm up on grass

8/23  Friday :  Jane Hoover Turf Field                     8am – 10am

8/23  Friday:   Jane Hoover Turf Field                     5pm – 7pm


** use schedule link on “Varsity Practice Schedule” for dates beginning 8/26 **

Save the Date:  Family Team Picnic :  August 26th at Etown Park 6:30 – 8:30pm