General news

Dan Woog Endows United Soccer Coaches Fund

Published on February 7th, 2022

Dan Woog has 2 passions in soccer: Staples High School, and LGBTQ advocacy. He also credits United Soccer Coaches — the 30,000-member national organization, comprising professional, college, high school and youth coaches — for its inspiration, [&hellip... Read More

General news

Dan Woog Retires As Staples Coach

Published on January 7th, 2022

For only the 3rd time in history, Staples soccer program will be hiring a new head coach. This afternoon, Dan Woog announced his retirement as leader of the program. He is just the 3rd permanent head [&hellip... Read More


Andrew McWilliams ’02 Announces The Birth …

Published on December 20th, 2021

… of Mallory Grand McWilliams. Andrew is lead avalanche technician and a ski patrol member at Arapahoe Basin in Colorado. He, Mallory and mother Linsey Hempel are all doing well, reports the gratified grandma, Luisa Francoeur. [&hellip... Read More


Mike Noonan ’79 Coaches Clemson To D-I Crown

Published on December 12th, 2021

A former Staples soccer program reached the pinnacle of college soccer today. Mike Noonan ’79 coached Clemson University to the NCAA Division I national championship. The Tigers scored just 27 seconds into the match, then rode [&hellip... Read More

Current players

2021 Highlight Video, Slideshow Now Online

Published on December 6th, 2021

There were many highlights at Staples soccer’s banquet last night. Sandro Moreno’s slideshow, and Sam Willis’ video, were 2 of the biggest. Sandro’s photo montage captured the joys of all 3 teams: varsity, reserves and freshman. [&hellip... Read More

Current players

Soccer Banquet Returns In Style

Published on December 5th, 2021

The final event of the 2021 season — the 63rd annual Staples High School boys soccer banquet — was held tonight. As always, it was a cause for pride, reflection, memories, joy and love. It was [&hellip... Read More

Current players

Matt Jordan: “Light A Fire” Honoree

Published on December 4th, 2021

Moffly Media’s annual “Light a Fire” celebration of local heroes is always inspiring. The event honors Fairfield County residents who go above and beyond, to make a difference in the lives of others. Last week’s honorees [&hellip... Read More

Current players

3 Wreckers Shine In Senior Bowl

Published on November 27th, 2021

Three Staples soccer player — Bruno Guiduli, Jackson Hochhauser and Caleb Tobias — competed in Friday’s Senior Bowl. Playing together as defenders, they helped their team — which included players they’d competed against this season from [&hellip... Read More

General news

Turkey Bowl ’21: Photo Gallery

Published on November 26th, 2021

Over 60 current and former Staples players — and relatives and friends — worked up an appetite Thanksgiving morning, at the annual Turkey Bowl. Photographer Barry Guiduli P’22 captured the very competitive, and even more fun, [&hellip... Read More


Wrecker Alums: New York Champs!

Published on November 26th, 2021

A group of Staples soccer players — all now living in New York — forms the core of a team competing in  a coed league at FDR Park on the East Side. They recently won their [&hellip... Read More

General news

Turkey Bowl ’21 Draws Dozens Of Stars

Published on November 25th, 2021

Over 60 past and present Staples players — plus others who never wore the “S,” like academy athletes, relatives and friends of the program — worked up a Thanksgiving appetite this morning at Loeffler Field. They [&hellip... Read More


Ticket And Livestream Info For State Semifinal

Published on November 16th, 2021

All tickets for Wednesday’s state tournament semifinal match vs. Farmington at Waterbury’s Municipal Stadium must be purchased online. Click here for the link, Screenshots will not be accepted. Tickets are $10 or adults, $5 for students [&hellip... Read More