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Recreational Resources

Recreational Director l David Newby, newbydb@netscape.net

MSYSA Online U5 & U6 Recreational Coaching Module - $25.00 (Pre-requisite: None) Register here

The purpose of this coaching curriculum is to help educate the novice U5 & U6 coach. We define the novice coach as someone who has limited or no experience working with players ages 4 and 5 years old. Many coaches have either played or coached at some ages but the U5 & U6 player is unique and to be a successful coach in this age group you will need a new skill set.

2014 Kohl's American Cup MSYSA is pleased to announce that the Great Lakes Coed Soccer League will host the 2014 Kohl's American Cup for the third straight year! Read more...

To view photos of the recent Kohl's American Cup please click here.

MSYSA In-Service Hours

MSYSA offers its member leagues an opportunity to receive three (3) hours of coaching education for FREE.

In-service Hours topics include:

- U-6/8 - Psychomotor development skills, individual game activities and introduction to partners

- U10/12 - Increased partner activities, introduce game-like activities with targets/goals.

More MSYSA Instructional Resources

Watch the MSYSA In-Service Hours Vimeo Video

Watch the MSYSA Training Session Videos

 Regional Recreational Resources

 MSYSA Instructional Videos

Region II Age Group Weekly Recreational Lesson Plans

Fun Five Series U6 l View PDF l View on Issuu

Fun Five Series U8 l View PDF l View on Issuu

Fun Five Series U10 l View PDF l View on Issuu

Fun Five Series U11-U14 l View PDF l View on Issuu

Backyard Games

How to Use Technology to Teach

US Youth Soccer; How to Write A Training Session Plan

Anyone Can Fly, but It Takes a Pilot to Land, by Vince Ganzberg, US Youth Soccer Region II Grassroots


Roll The Dice - 2 Players



Roll The Dice - 3 Players



Roll The Dice - 4 Players



Roll The Dice - 5 Players



Roll The Dice - 6 Players



Rush Hour Training Sessions l U5-U8 Soccer Dribbling Sessions

Parent Resources for Soccer Coaching

Kick Out Bullying

The Referee and Parents

US Youth Soccer Help! I Volunteered to Coach