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Kings Soccer Club

Parent Info

We are glad that your child/children has/have decided to play recreational soccer. Along with the coaches, the members of the Kings Soccer Club Board will do everything we can do make sure they have a safe, fun experience this season. 
If at any time during the season you have questions, issues, or concerns, we encourage you to bring these to the attention of your child’s coach or a club coordinator.

Objectives

·         Teach and emphasize principles of good sportsmanship, fair play, and team work

·         Introduce players to the game of soccer and teach the fundamental skills required to enable to meet the physical and psychological demands of the game

·         Teach Respect for the game and all who participate in it - Coaches, Referees, Teammates, etc.

·         Make the game a safe, fun experience so that children will continue to play the game

·         Have lots and lots of fun


Your child will need the following equipment to play soccer:

·         Soccer Shoes - Note: Please make sure that your soccer shoes do not have a front toe cleat. Cleats should be soccer-friendly made of safe, non-sharp material.
Soccer cleats and other soccer equipment can be purchased at area soccer and sporting good stores such as Soccer Village, Soccer CSI, Kohl’s, Play It Again Sports, Dick Sporting Goods, and other area stores.

·         Toe cleats (often found on football shoes) are illegal and the Referee will not let your son or daughter play with them. 

·         Soccer Ball

o    U6 (Instructional) and U8 (Passers) - Size 3

o    U10 (Wings)  and U12 (Strikers) - Size 4

o    U14 and Up (Kickers, Minors, Seniors) - Size 5

·         Shin guards - Commercially manufactured shin guards are required

·         Water Bottle


General Information

When

There are two seasons of soccer each year, Spring and Fall. Games are played mostly on Saturdays and there are usually a few weekday games scheduled during the season. There are an equal number of home and away games.

o    Spring Soccer - The Spring runs from about mid-March until the first week of June. The season consists of eight regular season games.   Practices can start as soon as weather permits and coaches receive rosters (usually late February)

o    Fall Soccer - the Fall season runs from mid-August until the last weekend of October. The season consists of ten regular season games. There are Fall tournaments that run to the weekend before Thanksgiving should your team qualify and continue to win.

o    Practices - are normally held two nights a week but please confirm exact practice time/locations with your child's coach. Practices normally last between 1 and 1.5 hours depending on the coach.

Who

KSC Recreational soccer is open to boys and girls who live in the Kings School District between the ages of 5-18. Soccer teams are organized by division and age based on SAY National rules with divisions broken out as follows:

·         Instructional (U6)

·         Passers (U8)

·         Wings (U10)

·         Strikers (U12)

·         Kickers (U14)

·         Minors (U16)

·         Seniors (U19)

·         Teams are formed via random draw conducted by the league with each team balanced by age group.

·         Games are played against surrounding communities (Lakota, Loveland, Milford, West Chester, etc.) that belong to the SAY North league

·         Coaches are volunteer parents - normally there are 2-3 coaches per team. To become a coach, simply indicate your desire to be a coach or assistant coach on the    registration form at soccer signups - we can usually use coaches at every level - the rewards are many!

·         Code of Conduct:  Please remember that by registering a player(s) you have agreed to the Kings Soccer Club Code of Conduct.

·         Every player MUST play at least half the game (2 periods)

·         Boys and girls play separately (Instructional teams are coed)

Where

·         Home games are played at Landen Park and Cottell Park.