Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer Club

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March 30, 2020 - COVID-19 update: Due to concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Glastonbury Spring Warm-Up Tournament that was scheduled for April 24th through the 26th is CANCELED.

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March 27, 2020 - COVID-19 update: All Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer Club events will be suspended through April 19, 2020.

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Staying Engaged during COVID-19
CJSA list of resources

March 20, 2020 - COVID-19 update: Update on the 2020 Hartwell Spring Warmup Tournament.

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March 13, 2020 - COVID-19 update: Effective Friday, March 13th, all Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer Club events will be suspended through March 29th and will reassess our position at that point. Based on our affiliation with CJSA (Connecticut Junior Soccer Association), all games, practices, clinics, and tournaments that are sanctioned by CJSA will be suspended until April 15th.

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March 12, 2020 - COVID-19 update: The 2020 Annual Members Meeting is postponed amid growing concerns of exposure to COVID-19 / Corona virus.

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January 2020 - Congratulations Dan Rooney for his induction into the CT Soccer Hall of Fame for the 2020 class. The Hartwell family is very proud of Dan and this well-deserved accomplishment.

Dan has been playing in adult leagues for 35 years after a short stint at CCSU. He has been a US Soccer and high school referee for about ten years, and President of the CT Adult US Soccer Association for about the same amount of time. Dan has been an active member of the Hartwell family for over 10 years... coaching both travel and rec soccer, including GK coaching.
Thank you Dan for your dedication to the sport and the youth of Glastonbury. Congratulations on the amazing honor of being inducted into the CT Soccer Hall of Fame!

December 6, 2019 - Hartwell announces new apparel vendor, SOCCER.COM.

With the unfortunate closing of our longtime partner, TeamSports, we were forced to find a new apparel vendor for the club. Hartwell is happy to announce its new partnership with! Visit our new online store at HARTWELL STORE for new apparel and to find uniform replacement pieces.

November 23, 2019 - Hartford Courant - Class LL girls soccer: Forrest scores late to lift Glastonbury to 1-0 win over Southington - by Sean Begin

In the second half of the Class LL Championship game between Glastonbury and Southington, Samantha Forrest, left, scores the only and winning goal past Southington's Morgan Hubert at Veteran's Stadium in New Britain on Saturday, November 23, 2019. (Johnathon Henninger / Special to the Courant)

November 23, 2019 - Glastonbury Patch - Glastonbury [High School] Girls Capture Class LL Soccer Crown - by Tim Jensen

The Tomahawks knocked off previously-unbeaten CCC rival Southington to win their first title since 2016.


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August 12, 2019 - Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer Club is excited to announce two new members to the Club! Director of Coaching Joe Finocchiaro and Program Director Matt Pecheone. (Full statement)
(Link to Facebook release)
July 2019 - Congratulations to the Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer Clubs GU12 Blue Team for their 1st place finish in the 2019 CJSA CNC Div. 1 Spring season!

Front Row: Allie O'Shea, Brooke Strauss, Mallory Jennings, Fiona Carey, Julia Kenny, Becca Donovan
Back Row: Brooke Liebler, Hannah Szalkiewicz, Maddy Handrahan, Zoe White, Maggie Doyle, Abbie Kasper, Audrey Fanelli

Not pictured: Coach Tom Kasper, Asst. Coach Heather Strauss and Manager Brian White

July 2019 - Congratulations to the Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer Clubs GU11 Blue Team for their 1st place finish in the 2019 CJSA CNC Div. 1 Spring season!

Front Row L-R: Iyeon Kim, Kendall Galonska, Audrey O'Hare, Audrey Greco, Annelise Manzotti, Mia DonFrancisco, Avery Tabellione, Bridget Hamel, Julia Kelly, Isabella Cafazzo, Madeline Laplante, Chloe Mastrangelo and Brooke Gathers. Back Row: Coach Greg Manzotti, Trainer Lee Gash and Asst. Coach Dave Galonska

June 20, 2019 - Hartwell Hosts a USA v Sweden World Cup Watch Party at Irish American Home in Glastonbury.

Link: Facebook Photos and Video from our watch party

Fox61 News came down to record the event! Link to video

June 13, 2019 - Hartford Courant - Soccer club again proposes turf field at Glastonbury High School - by Peter Marteka

One of the state's largest soccer clubs wants future Glastonbury High School graduates to hone their athletic skills on a new artificial turf field.

May 21, 2019 - Club announcement that Director of Coaching Dan Sidebottom is leaving GHSC in June.

Full statement here

March 9, 2019 - Francis A. Preli: 1931-2019

Francis Preli, one of Hartwell's founding members, former treasurer, and coach for 17 years, passed away at the age of 87. Hartwell is eternally grateful for everything he did to help build our club and promote youth soccer in Glastonbury.

Hartford Courant - Obituary

November 18, 2018 - Hartford Courant - Glastonbury defeats Hall 1-0 for fifth title in six years - by Sean Begin

Glastonbury's Ryan Schuck and head coach Mark Landers celebrate after winning the Class LL Boys Soccer Championship at Willow Brook Park in New Britain Sunday beating West Hartford's Hall High School 1-0.

May 20, 2018 - Glastonbury Patch - Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer partners with NE Revolution Academy - by Ralph M Coppola

Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer clubs partners with the NE Revolution Academy to offer a new level of training for youth soccer players.

Nov. 18, 2017 - Hartford Courant - Tomahawks Win Class LL Title - by Steve Smith

One goal and a whole lot of defense propelled the Glastonbury High School boys' soccer team to its fourth Class LL championship in five years, in the match against Naugatuck at Willow Brook Park in New Britain on Nov. 18.

July 26, 2017 - Hartford Courant - Danielle Brinckman makes $1,000 Gatorade Connecticut Girls Soccer Player of the Year Donation to Hartwell TOPSoccer

Dani, also awarded The Hartford Courant Player of the Year, was a three-year varsity starter for the GHS team that went 65-1 and won three state titles.

As a Gatorade Player of the Year, Danielle selected the Glastonbury Hartwell TOPSoccer Program to receive a $1,000 grant as part of the Gatorade Play It Forward program.

June 20, 2016 - Hartford Courant - School Board Approves Lighted Soccer Field At Glastonbury High School - by Peter Marteka

After receiving approval from the board of education, the Glastonbury Hartwell Soccer Club is embarking on a fundraising effort to bring a "facility of the future" to Glastonbury High School. The 45-year-old soccer club is raising $1.6 million to construct a new lighted, artificial turf field on the Baldwin Field where hundreds of students graduate each year.

June 30, 2014 - Hartford Courant - Members Of Glastonbury's Hartwell Soccer Club Escort U.S. National Team On To Rentschler Field - by Peter Marteka

More than 20 members of the Hartwell Soccer Club escorted the U.S. National Women's Soccer team on to Rentschler Field