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AYSO 159 serving Los Alamitos - Rossmoor - Seal Beach

Spring 2020 Academy and Select Season

AYSO Region 159 will offer an enhanced Academy Development Training program for 5U through 8U players and Spring Select (limited regular playing circuits for 10U and older).

Spring Academy Development Program:

Registration: October 21, 2019 - February 28, 2020

Cost
: $100 per player

Season
: March 7 - May 16 *No scrimmages are played on March 20 (AYSO Expo) and April 12 (Easter / Spring Break)

Details:

The Academy Development Training is designed specifically to enhance player development with professionally staffed training sessions during the week and then small-sided games on Saturday. This academy skill development program is not just for the skill development of our kids, but it is also for the coaches, too. From the beginning, AYSO was built on its five tenants: Everybody Plays, Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, and Good Sportsmanship. A sixth tenant was added about 6 years ago-Player Development-which is really what this Academy Development Program is all about. In order to have player development, you need to also have coaching development. That is why the academy style program works so well for everyone.


Spring Select Program:

Registration: October 21, 2019 - January 17, 2020

Cost: $125 per player

Team Formation: Late January / Early February

Practice: Starts February 10, 2020

Season: March 7 - May 16
 
*No games are played in our Region 159 on March 20 (AYSO Expo)
*No games are played in the entire Area E Circuit April 12 (Easter / Spring Break)

Details:

Our traditional SPRING SELECT play is where the certified coach “selects” players for their team; they will have a maximum of two (2) practice sessions during the week and then one (1) game on Saturday. If enough teams are created in each division (10U, 12U, 14U), there will be an in-Region gaming circuit that will be considered as the same skill level as the Fall program.

In the event there are not enough teams created to play in-Region, then teams that are formed will be assigned to play in a gaming circuit against other teams in Area E, comprised of surrounding Regions (Cerritos, Cypress, Garden Grove, Whittier, La Habra, Long Beach) & possibly surrounding Areas (Z, Q, L, etc) that may be considered as the skill level of All-Star and above. As always, attempts will be made to place all players who express an interest in playing Spring Select; however, limitations due to availability of certified coaches, certified referees, other required parent volunteers, and fields may result in some players not being selected or placed on a team.

Remember that filling out the Spring Select Soccer form does not guarantee placement on a team; it only places your child on the selection list for certified coaches to select from to play on their Spring Select team. The Region will only be able to place those players for which there are coaches willing to coach teams & referees willing to support that team.

Priority team placement will be given to players whose parents / guardians / grandparents / uncles / aunts, etc. are registered and certified coaches or badged referees (who were ACTIVE in matches from the Fall).  Those adult volunteers of players, who are given priority due to volunteering, agree to volunteer in their stated area for the entire Spring season. Again, not all players who submit their form may be selected for a team.


REGISTRATION:

1)      Goto ayso159.org and click the Register Now button (top right corner).

2)      Select your player

3)      Select the age range (10U, 12U, 14U, 16U/19U) to be played in the Spring Wait List (same as Fall 2018) or select Spring Development Academy 2012 to 2015 Births.

4)      Complete registration.  Payment is required for Spring Development Academy.  Payment for Spring Select will be handled after player placement.

5)      You will be notified IF we have sufficient players SELECTED by coaches for the teams formed, excluding Academy.  Everyone registered will participate in the Academy Development Program, provided they are in 5U, 6U or 8U.

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12340 Seal Beach Blvd, Ste B Box 313
Seal Beach, California 90740

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