club DIRector

Eric Bertun

Bertun has >40 years of experience as a player, referee, coach, administrator and soccer parent.

ADMINISTRATOR

  • 2016 – present:  Capital East Soccer Club – Club Director 

  • 2010 – 2021:  Big Eight High School Conference – Commissioner

  • 2007 – 2012:  Madison FC – President

  • 2003 – 2015:  Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) – Coordinator of Men’s and Women’s Soccer Officials

 

REFEREE

  • 4-time WIAA Division I state championship game – Center Referee

  • 2-time WIAC conference championship game – Center Referee

  • 20+ years as an NCAA Division I referee: Big Ten, Big East & Horizon League, Conference USA

  • Former United States Soccer Federation (USSF) State Level ref, assessor & instructor

COACH

  • USSF National “D” License (1993)

  • 2 years as Christopher Newport University (VA) NCAA DIII men’s assistant coach

  • 2 years as Madison East HS Varsity Boys Assistant Coach

  • 8 years as a Madison East SC (U6-U10) Recreational Coach

  • 1994 U19 Boys Premier Head Coach – Madison 56ers

EDUCATION

  • B.S Biology – Christopher Newport University (VA)

  • Graduate Studies Sports Medicine – Old Dominion University (VA)

  • Wisconsin Teacher Certification HS Science – Edgewood College

  • Graduate of 4-year apprenticeship in structural steel shipbuilding    – Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School (VA)

PLAYER

  • 20+ years of competitive play: HS varsity (Delaware), collegiate club (Virginia) and men’s top amateur level (Metro DC/Virginia)

k-2 (5u-8u)summer soccer league

5U-8U SUMMER SOCCER LEAGUE - Five weeks for $90

Following the birth year/grade criteria for the 2020-21 school year

 

Monday & Wednesday evenings from 5:45-7:00pm - All events at Reindahl Park 

(For birth years: 2013-2016 (currently pre-k through grade 2 for the 2020-2021 school year)

 

Mondays:          June 14, 21, 28 & July 12, 19

Wednesdays:    June 16, 23, 30 & July 14, 21

 

MONDAYS will be the same format as we have been following on Wednesdays this spring:    PRACTICES

WEDNESDAYS will be the same format as we have been following on Saturdays this spring:  GAMES

NOTE: CapEast staff will continue to support parent coaches and/or coach teams independently as needed

k-2(5u-8u) summer camp

5U-8U SUMMER SOCCER CAMP - Four days for $90

Following the birth year/grade criteria for the 2021-22 school year

 

Monday, July 26 - Thursday, July 29 from 9:00am - 10:15am - All events at Reindahl Park

(For birth years: 2014-2017 (pre-k through grade 2 for the 2021-2022 school year)

GR 3-4 (9u-10u)pre-academy camp

9U-10U PRE-ACADEMY SOCCER CAMP - Four days for $90

Following the birth year/grade criteria for the 2021-22 school year

 

Monday, August 16 - Thursday, August 19 from 9:00am - 10:30am - At Reindahl Park

(For birth years: 2012 & 2013 (grade 3 & grade 4 for the 2021-2022 school year)

APRIL 14 UPDATE

APRIL has been a very challenging month for youth soccer in the Madison area.  To date, we’ve been unable to use Madison Parks fields, due to poor field conditions.

 

SPRING 2022 PLAYER PLACEMENT:

Our Developmental In-House K-2 League (6U-7U-8U: Birth years 2014 through 2016) is still OPEN for registration.  First session is Wednesday, April 20.

Teams competing at the 9U through 16U age groups (Birth years 2006 through 2013) are completely FULL for the spring 2022 season. 

2022-2023 TRYOUTS FOR COMPETITIVE TEAMS:

Tryouts will be held from June 1 - June 10

Dates for specific age groups will be announced by Monday, April 25.

 

SUMMER CAMPS:

CapEast camps will be announced by Monday, April 25.

June tryouts completed

offers for competitive teams (11u-19U) have been sent

If you received an offer, please accept or decline ASAP.

If you DID NOT receive an offer, it is still possible you may receive one in the coming days.

All accepted offers are contingent upon CapEast receiving a down payment to secure a team spot.

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Fall 2022 & spring 2023

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Team Offer Dates (as mandated by WYSA/MAYSA):

11U-15U:        June 17 starting at 12:00pm

16U-19U:        June 24 starting at 12:00pm***

***Any 15U/16U combined age group team would adhere to the June 24 date

All offers made via email and/or text

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DAY 1: Thursday, June 9 at Reindahl Park- completed 

DAY 2: Monday, June 13 at Reindahl Park- registration still open 

11U-12U Boys and Girls

5:00 - 6:30pm

13U-14U Boys

6:30 - 8:00pm

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Completed: 

Monday, June 6 & Tuesday, June 7 at St.Dennis School

13U-14U & 15U-16U Girls

5:00 - 6:30pm

15U-19U (HS Boys)

6:30 - 8:00pm