Finals are coming, for most, and now more than ever we need to Respect the Game before we Lose the Game. Watch the Video #PlaySFYS
Playoffs are into the semi-finals (for most teams) and the stakes get higher with each week of play! Please accept your role in San Francisco to help Respect the Game, so we don’t Lose the Game. Watch the Video #PlaySFYS
Another season of player training has finished. Over 100 players joined the SFYS program this season – our highest attended session so far! There were 2 sessions, with 4 meetings on offer, over two months. All of the clinics were held at the beautiful Paul Goode field in the Presidio, with huge thanks to University… Read More Fall Player Development Clinics
Summer time is tournament time, for a lot of SFYS teams. The SF Falcons were no exception to this, but they did it a little differently. They signed up to the first SFYS tournament challenge and experienced their very first tournament! The Tournament Challenge. 5 practices with team coach and Lee Dunne, SFYS Director of… Read More SF Falcons Tournament Challenge Recap
Thank you for playing with us this summer! Our numbers doubled this year, even if not every player was present! A strong pat on the back the our Junior Coaches. Their commitment to the program and to the game is wonderful and makes programming like this possible. A recap for the skills of the week,… Read More Summer 4v4. That’s a wrap!
This past weekend saw SFYS run the first ever jamboree! Logistically and operationally: 109 teams were interested in the Jamboree, before we secured any fields / dates / times. Upon announcement and kick off, we had 6 2nd grade teams playing. 3rd grade was cancelled with not enough teams. July 21st and 22nd is a… Read More The SFYS Jamboree – What we learned…
Our inaugural SFYS Pre-Season Jamboree Play Date is coming! Here we will be providing as much information as possible, as the play date is still in development. Goals of the Day: Give incoming 2nd and 3rd grade teams an opportunity to play in a game day environment. Give SFYS a chance to see the teams,… Read More Jamboree Play Date Announcement!
Sadly, here in the city teams only get one practice. Some are lucky and get a second slot provided by the city, depending on age of player and availability of the fields. Some clubs will pay for additional practice space so players are guaranteed two or even three practices. SFYS does not provide field space,… Read More HELP! We only have one practice…
We know you are anxious to get your players on the field for the coming spring season. Your players are probably ready to go too. However, what are they doing right now? Probably playing another sport, but it doesn’t mean they can’t still keep some Soccer in their days. ‘go home and practice’ means what to… Read More What are your players doing before you can get them on the field?
On the back of our ‘what is player development’ blog post yesterday, the PCA (Positive Coaching Alliance) posted a blog about playing time. We asked you to reflect on the playing time your kid gets and explain how playing time is ultimately why players play. There are so many benefits to playing for your player… Read More How much playing time does your kid get?