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NSSA Recreational Program


HELP NEEDED!

Recreational Coaches are Volunteers

 We can only form teams when enough volunteers step forward to coach. A successful season requires a minimum of 4 teams for each age group and gender.

 


NSSA provides training for coaches – no experience is necessary.  We will hold a Coach Orientation & Training Session. More details coming soon.

We need parents to volunteer as you complete your child's registration online. The only requirements are that you pass a background check during the most recent fiscal year and that you have completed online concussion and Safe Sports training. NSSA pays for this certification and the background check. 

2022 RECREATIONAL PROGRAM - DATES

DATE DESCRIPTION
February 24 Registration Opens
April 30 Registration Closes
Early May Team Rosters Complete
TBD Coach Meeting
May 9 Training Begin
May 25 & 26 Games Begin
May 30 & June 1 No Soccer
June 1 - July 5 No Soccer
July 13 Girls) July 14 (Boys) U9/10 End of Season Jamboree
July 13, 14, 15, 16 U11/12 Playoffs & Championships

Barb Tuominen

NSSA Club Administrator

U9-U12 RECREATIONAL SOCCER LEAGUE

For 2022 NSSA offers a U9/U10 (3rd & 4th grade) and U11/U12 (5th & 6th gade). Recreational Soccer Leagues. No tryouts are required to join any NSSA recreational soccer team. Our recreational soccer program teaches basic skills and introduces your child to team play. Our goal is to provide fun for all skill levels.

Program Features
Teams will start the season with 2-3 practices.

Season: May 9 - July 15 or July 16 
U9/U10 Cost: $125
U11/U12 Cost: $125

U9/10 PRACTICES & GAMES will take place at Pioneer Park in Little Canada on the east field adjacent to Desoto St, north of Labore Rd. Pioneer Park is located at 2950 Centerville Rd., Little Canada. Desoto St. is east of Centerville Rd. Practices and Games are generally held at either 6pm or 7:15pm.


U11/12 PRACTICES & GAMES will take place at the Dale St. East Fields in Roseville (across from the Nature Center).  Practices and Games are generally held at either 6pm or 7:15pm.  Address: 2525 Dale St. North, Roseville, MN 55113

Team Formation
Teams will be formed based on the number of participants and volunteer coaches.  We encourage you to invite your friends to join you in this fun summer experience. We will do our best to accommodate friend requests. We try very hard to create teams based on schools. Late registrations are less likely to be placed with friends. We hope to field a minimum of 6 teams in each league.

Team Size:
U9/U10 Teams: 10-12 players (games are 7v7)
U11/U12 Teams: 14-16 players (games are 9v9)


Equipment Provided by Player:
• Water bottle
• Soccer ball, size 4
• For practice: shirt, shorts, shin guards, socks that cover the shin guards, and shoes. Soccer cleats are recommended but tennis shoes can be worn.

Club Provides:
• Team jersey & socks; please have your child wear them to games.

Referees:
Minnesota has experienced a state-wide shortage of referees.  Our coaches act as referees for U10 games. We ask that each coach (or assistant coach) referee for one half of the game.

2022 GAME & PLAYING DAYS

 LEAGUE  PRACTICE  GAMES
 U11/12 BOYS  TUESDAY THURSDAYS
 U11/12  GIRLS  MONDAYS WEDNESDAYS
 U9/10 BOYS  TUESDAYS  THURSDAYS
 U9/10 GIRLS  MONDAYS  WEDNESDAYS


GAME DATES: 
GIRLS:
May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6
BOYS: May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7
U9/10: JAMBOREE: TUESDAY, JULY 12

U11-12 LEAGUE QTRFINALS SEMIFINALS FINALS
GIRLS July 13 July 15 July 16
BOYS July 14 July 15 July 16