Canton Soccer School's mission is to provide an educational experience that will increase each player's enjoyment and love for the game and to improve the technical, tactical, physical and mental level of each participant through the most modern methods of soccer training. It is also designed to create a development link between the youth soccer players of Canton and the Canton High School Soccer Program.
The school is under the direction of Danny Erickson, now in his 26th year as the Boys' Varsity Soccer Coach at Canton High School. During that time the Bulldogs have become a power in Eastern Massachusetts Soccer. The team has advanced to the State Tournament for 18 of the past 21 seasons. The team won the Hockomock League Championship in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2006. During the past dozen season the team's overall record is 125-51-42. The 2010 team won the South Sectional Championship as well as the Hockomock Cup and Sportsmanship Award. Erickson holds his Advanced National Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. He is the former president of the Eastern Massachusetts Soccer Coaches Assn. He is also the director of the Canton High School Athletic Department. Erickson was inducted into the Massachusetts High School Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame in 2014.