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Fields Closed Wednesday April 16!

No games April 20. 

SYSA-PFC AGM Wednesday April 16, 7-8pm, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Building, 3450 Lee Road

TSA Summer Camp details - under CAMPS & CLINICS!

Congratulations to Paul Driesen, named one of OYSAN's Coaching Directors of the Year

Congratulations to Brian Miller, OYSAN Boys Recreational Coach of the Year

SYSA-PFC, proud recipient of OYSAN President's Appreciation Award 2012-2013 for dedication and contribution toward the development of youth soccer in Ohio North

Thanks and appreciation to 
for being a good a neighbor and sharing their fields with SYSA!

SYSA PROGRAMS

SYSA endeavors to provide the opportunity for girls and boys in Shaker Heights to develop technical soccer skills, to benefit from team play, to achieve personal growth and positive self esteem, and to learn and promote passion for the game of soccer.  See our Mission & Objectives page for more detail.

SYSA serves about 700 players, ages 4 – 18, who can participate at several different levels:


MINI KICKERS

  • 4-5 year old boys and girls (pre-K & K)
  • Fun and energetic environment where each player is constantly engaged in activity
  • 1 weekday afternoon (4-5pm) activity per week.
  • Fall & Spring Registration by mail or at Thornton Park (registration form in Shaker Rec Brochure)
  • Winter Program information on Camps & Clinics page

K-1 TRAINING & SCRIMMAGE

  • Kindergarten and 1st grade, age 6-7, boys and girls
  • Low-stress, fun filled environment where players will encounter a games-based program to develop basic soccer skills. 
  • 1 Saturday early afternoon (12noon-1:15pm) activity per week
  • Fall & Spring Registration by mail or at Thornton Park (registration form in Shaker Rec Brochure)
  • Winter Program information on Camps & Clinics page

CHALLENGE

  • 2nd-6th grade boys and girls.
  • 1 Weekly practice and Saturday game encouraging skill and tactical development. There are no tryouts and we strive to provide every player substantial playing time. 
  • Includes Fall (late August through October) and Spring (early April through early June) outdoor seasons with optional indoor sessions during winter months
  • New player for Spring?  Download Registration Form from the Forms tab above.  Be sure to indicate any practice night limitations you may have with your registration packet.
  • New players will be placed on existing teams on a first come, first served basis, and notified of their team placement by early April.
  • Deadline for Spring Registration is March 15!
TRAVEL
  • 7-14 year old boys and girls seeking a higher level of training.
  • Community based intermediate level of competition via weekly games played in a travel league from nearby communities.  Placement on teams in based on tryouts, held in May.
  • Includes Fall (late August through October) and Spring (early April through early June) outdoor seasons with optional, but highly recommended indoor sessions during winter months. 
  • 2 weekly practices and a Sunday game against other NEO communities.
  • To inquire about roster openings, contact Lora Mesiano, loramesiano@shakeryouthsoccer.org

PREMIER FOOTBALL CLUB (PFC)

  • 9-17 year old boys and girls with a strong commitment and level of talent seeking professional coaching.
  • Highest level of competition via weekly games against other top premier clubs in Northern Ohio.  Placement on teams in based on highly selective tryouts. 
  • Our younger (U09-U12) PFC teams are "part time" with one practice and one game per week.  They must also be a member of their community's Travel team.  Our older (U13 & above) PFC teams are "full time."  The expectation is that their PFC team is their only team.
  • Includes Fall (late August through October) and Spring (early April through early June) outdoor seasons with highly recommended indoor sessions during winter months. 
  • To inquire about roster openings, contact Lora Mesiano, loramesiano@shakeryouthsoccer.org

For more information or to discuss which program is right for your child, contact 

SYSA Director of Coaching,  Paul Driesen driesentsa@cox.net

or

SYSA Executive Director, Lora Mesiano, loramesiano@shakeryouthsoccer.org