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Challenge Teams: Saturday 9/20, schedule & order form

Competitive Teams: Sunday 9/14, order form

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 
School for being a good a neighbor and sharing their fields with SYSA!

SYSA PROGRAMS

SYSA is a not for profit 501(c)(3) association that 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 three different levels:



RECREATIONAL: 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)
Fall 2014 Mini Kickers
Location: Woodbury School East Front Lawn 
Instructor: Brian Miller, 216-394-8128 
Dates & Time: 
Tuesdays, Sep 9 – Oct 14 | 4 – 5 pm 
Thursdays, Sep 11 – Oct 23 | 4 – 5 pm, No class Sept 25 
Fridays, Sep 12 – Oct 17 | 4 – 5 pm
Fees: $60 SH RES / $80 NRES Registration is through Thornton Park, Shaker Rec
Please Bring soccer ball (size 3 or 4 is ideal, water, shinguards. Cleats are encouraged but optional)

    RECREATIONAL: K-1 Training & Scrimmages

    • 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)
    Fall 2014 K-1 Training & Scrimmages
    Location: Shaker Middle School Lower Soccer Field
    Instructor: Brian Miller, 216-394-8128
    Date & Time: Saturday, Sep 6 – Oct 11 | 12 – 1:15 pm
    Fees: $70 SH RES / $90 NRES Registration is through Thornton Park, Shaker Rec
    Please Bring soccer ball (size 3 or 4 is ideal, water, shinguards. Cleats are encouraged but optional)

    RECREATIONAL: 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
    COMPETITIVE: Volunteer Coach
    • aka 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, please fill out this short questionnaire

    COMPETITIVE: Professional Coach

    • aka Premier, PFC
    • Top teams in age groups U11 & above
    • League placement in top Travel or divisions or OYSAN State League.  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 highly recommended indoor sessions during winter months. 
    • To inquire about roster openings, please fill out this short questionnaire

    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