Parent information ahead of Tryouts: U.S Club Soccer initiatives and changes for 2016-17

U.S Soccer has implemented some key changes to youth soccer in 2016-17. The two key areas being:

1) The move to team selection via Birth Year (Jan-Dec) from Scholastic year (July - August)

2) The move to Small sided game formats: 4v4 U8 , 7 v 7 U9/U10 , 9v 9 U11/U12 and 11 v 11 U13 and up.

All youth soccer clubs will be switching to these formats in 2016-17 and the challenges it brings are discussed on the US Club soccer website.

To find out all the current information please follow this link. 

http://www.ussoccer.com/coaching-education/resources/2015-player-development-initiatives

We are also providing some F.A.Qs to assist parents in understanding the new changes.

Further information can be obtained at http://usclubsoccer.org


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