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Fall 2017 Travel Rosters

 

Travel team rosters for the Fall 2017 season are now available:

Click here to view all team rosters

All teams have been established in accordance with BSC by-laws and travel team and tryout policies.

Please Note:
This Fall 2017 soccer season, we will be adding full-time, paid coaches to our U11 age group.  We have seen the benefit of this added level of training already in our U9 and U10 age groups.

Liberty Football Academy will continue to train our U9 and U10 teams, and will also take on one of our U11/12 Girls teams.  UK International will be responsible for our U11 Boys team, and will also provide weekly training for the rest of our teams in the U12 and up age groups.

U12 and up teams will still require a parent volunteer as the head coach for the team, but will benefit from a professional trainer at both of their weekly practices.

 

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Free Academy Soccer Session - Saturday, Aug. 26th


Free Academy Soccer Session
Date: Saturday, August 26th
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Brookfield Town Hall, 100 Pocono Rd, Brookfield, CT

On Saturday, August 26th, Liberty Football Academy’s Coaching Director Kevin Fitzsimmons will be holding a FREE Academy Soccer Session for Boys and Girls born in 2008, 2009 and 2010. Kevin Fitzsimmons, a former Manchester United Soccer Schools Coaching Director, has been hired by Liberty to launch their supplemental training program.

Click here to view the flyer with more details about the program

 


by Mike L posted 08/17/2017
Austin DaSilva, East Conference U17/18 Player of the Year!

Congratulations to Austin DaSilva,

US Soccer Development Academy East Conference U17/18

Player of the Year!


by Mike L posted 07/13/2017
Fall 2017 Registration is Open!


Registration for the Fall 2017 Season is now open!
Yes, it may seem early to be thinking about Fall soccer, but tryouts for Travel teams
need to be completed before the end of the school year.

Small-Sided Games Starting in the Fall 2017 Season
In 2015, US Soccer announced the adoption of Small-Sided Games
effective with the Fall 2017 season..
Click here for more details.

Travel Tryout Information:
Players wishing to participate in Travel Tryouts must Register
AND Pay in Full by June 11, 2017!

Travel Tryouts will begin in early June.
Click here to view the full tryout schedule

Click here to register

Click on the Registration Info menu item for more registration details
including fees, deadlines and age brackets.


by Mike L posted 05/01/2017
Small-Sided Games Starting in Fall 2017


Changes Coming to Youth Soccer

US Soccer has announced the following 2 new major Player Development Initiatives for all US Youth Soccer programs and competitions:

  • Shift to calendar year for the age grouping of teams (effective Fall 2016)
  • New Small-Sided Standards for games (effective Fall 2017)

Please see the announcement below from US Youth Soccer for details on these changes.
 


Small-Sided Games
Small-Sided Games will be mandated come August of 2017, with specific changes occurring in regard to alterations to the field size, goals and rules. The result will be a decrease in 11-vs-11 competitions in lieu of more 9-vs-9 and 7-vs-7 competitions. U.S. Soccer will encourage the adoption of Small-Sided Games best practices in August of 2016. US Youth Soccer has been encouraging Small-Sided Games for more than 20 years and most of the 55 member State Associations have adopted the philosophy during that time.

The benefits of Small-Sided Games for players include more fun, more touches on the ball and more tactical decisions. The style of play will allow players to learn different positions, learn tactics quicker, increase fitness and allow players to be more emotionally and socially involved — creating a more fun and enjoyable game.

Click here for Small-Sided Games FAQ
Click here for Small-Sides Games USSF Standards Chart

Age Group Mandate from US Soccer
Effective August 2017, the grouping of players will change nationwide, with encouraged adoption of best practices in August of 2016. U.S. Soccer will go back to calendar birth years to align with international standards and Youth National Team programs.

US Youth Soccer will implement the best practice of calendar year age grouping for player registration beginning with the 2016-2017 soccer year.

Using the school calendar for age groups is practiced only in the United States and Canada; all other FIFA members go by the calendar year.

Previously, age groups were determined based on players born between Aug. 1 and July 31. The change to calendar year age groups will reflect the calendar year, or Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. Players are still allowed to “play up” or play in an older age group.

Determining Birth Year
US Soccer explains that birth year registration should be calculated based on the year in which the season ENDS. For example, if a season begin in the fall of 2016 and ends in the summer of 2017 (ex: 2016-2017 season), the players would be registered based on their age in the year 2017.

To simplify determining the age group, just subtract the birth year from the year the season ends. For example:
(Year Season Ends) - (Birth Year) = (Age Group):
2016-2017 - 2003 = U14
2016-2017 - 2007 = U10

Click here to view the Calendar Year Age Matrix

Click here to view the full announcement from US Youth Soccer (including information about the new small-sided game standards)

Click here to view the US Soccer announcement (which includes a short video presentation)


by Mike L posted 04/22/2017
Field Conditions - please call 203-775-5239

The Field Conditions and Cancelation number for Brookfield Soccer is: 203-775-5239


by Mike L posted 10/18/2007
Contacts
 Mailing Address:
 Brookfield Soccer Club
 P.O. Box 5177
 Brookfield, CT  06804-5177

 Field Hotline:
 203-775-5239
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