This past November, new rules around heading the soccer ball were implemented by US Soccer and all affiliate clubs. These rules will go into affect this Spring. Please review the material below to be prepared.
For Players U12 and younger – players shall not engage in heading either in practice or in games
For players at U14 – heading training will be limited to a maximum of 30 minutes per week with no more that 15‐20 headers per player, per week. No limit of heading in games.
Player Development Programs 2016
During the week long program, Revolution Academy coaches will use specialized training sessions to teach players the fundamentals of the game of soccer, with emphasis on a learning process that is characterized by repetition. The training sessions will be challenging, competitive, demanding and fun, giving players an insight into the professional academy environment and inspiring them to be the best players they can be. CLICK HERE for more info
The slide deck below covers the material presented at the Spring Coaches Meeting. Please review to see the new information on heading and all the schedules for Spring soccer.
If you need equipment, email Andy Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org so arrangements can be made. If you are not coaching in the spring, please return any and all SYSA gear by dropping it off at Andy's house at 26 Flintlock Lane (leave the bag, with your name on it, against the garage doors).
However, if one of your assistants will be taking over as head coach, please give him/her your team’s bag instead.
In an effort to improve the SYSA Referee Program, please complete the following survey and provide feedback about your game. This information will be used to help develop our overall program and individuals.
All field cancellations will be announced on the front page of the website and through the RainedOut messaging system. RainedOut is a free SMS messaging service that will send a text message to your cell phone and/or email to your computer in the case of field closures. There is no sign-up fee, but standard text messaging rates apply.