Competitive Soccer Programs

Our competitive soccer program is known as the Select Program.

For information about the Select Program, please contact the Select Program Vice-President, Adrian Rigby, at vysoselectvp@gmail.com.

Benefits of playing youth soccer

  • physical health benefits
    • improved health
    • improved weight
    • improved fitness
    • reduced risk of disease
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  • mental/emotional benefits
    • lower stress levels
    • higher self-esteem
    • increased creativity
    • less substance abuse
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  • social/education benefits
    • learn teamwork
    • learn problem solving
    • learn sportsmanship
    • make friends
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About the Select Soccer Program

The Select Program is generally open to boys and girls age 10–19. Teams can be formed in the U11 through U19 age groups. Teams will not be formed without an individual taking responsibility for the team as the team’s head coach.

Players are accepted onto teams based on their skill, experience, abilities, and commitment level to the team. Playing on a select team is a one-year commitment.

How Select Teams Are Formed

The Board of Directors reviews all applications from individuals interested in being a select team head coach. After approving individuals as coaches, the Board approves allows coaches to hold player evaluations in an effort to try to form a team.

Coaches submit their list of desired players to the Board. The Board reviews the lists of players submitted by all coaches. The Board approves and forms select teams and opens player registration for those teams.

Select teams are formed for one year (fall and spring seasons).

Select Seasonal Year Timeline

MonthSteps/Events
AprilBoard approves individuals to coach select teams.
May/JuneCoaches hold player evaluations and submit list of desired players to the Board to request approval to form the select team.
May/JuneBoard reviews submitted player lists and forms select teams.
May/JunePlayer registration occurs. Late registration starts July 1st.
June/JulyTeams start holding practices.
AugustUsually teams attend at least one pre-season tournament.
SeptemberFall games start.
NovemberFall games usually end by mid/end of November.
Makeup games could be held in December.
FebruarySpring games start for younger teams.
MarchSpring games start for older teams.
AprilSpring games usually end by beginning of April.
April/MayTeams usually attend STYSA Spring Cups.

Player Registration Information

Player Registration Fee: covers the full uniform and all normal seasonal costs including referee fees, player insurance, registering for leagues, etc.

This does not include tournaments, training fees, or STYSA Spring Cups.

We do offer payment plans with online registrations received on time. To utilize the payment plan, you will be required to set up automatic payments with a credit card or debit card.

Trainer Fees: Coaches have the option to hire a trainer.  The fees typically range from $25-$90 per month.  Please discuss this with the team’s coach if you have any questions.

Equipment: Players receive two jerseys, two pair of shorts, and two pair of socks for their uniform.  They will also need cleats, shin guards and a soccer ball.  

Refunds: Please click here to read the full Refund Policy.

List of Previous Select Teams

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