Calendar Year Conflict For High School Freshman Girls

A cryptic tweet today by Chris Kappler of Summit Soccer brought out a conflict that has arisen with the Calendar Year change by US Youth Soccer. Very refreshing to hear @SLSGelitegirls value the high school soccer experience and encourage this opportunity. #coexist — Summit Soccer (@summitsoccer026) January 25, 2017 The issue? For the U15 age […]

St. Louis Scott Gallagher SC re US Soccer Girls Academy Plans

I had the opportunity to meet with Scott McDoniel and Steve Pecher today at the World Wide Technology Soccer Park. They were kind enough to sit down with me and offer an update on their plans for the upcoming year and beyond. We talked about the Calendar Year mandate, Missouri State Cup, the ECNL and […]

SLSYA U12G – Missouri Rush and Sporting JBM Scoreless Draw

Second week of the season and Sporting JB Marine Scarborough remains undefeated after their scoreless draw today against the Missouri Rush Cinza squad (2003-2004 age group). Both teams came close but the defenses worked hard to earn the clean sheets. For Sporting JBM, a courageous save by the GK following a great set piece was […]

SLYSA League Opens With New US Soccer Heading Rules

Saturday is Opening Day for the St. Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA) and there will be 802 teams participating this season, the largest number ever as the league continues it’s growth under Executive Director Johann Arnason. That translates to 260 games being played Saturday and Sunday at locations on both sides of the Mississippi River. […]

SLYSA League Concludes Largest Season Ever

With the conclusion of the Fall 2015 season, the SLYSA League Champions will be feted during a St. Louis Ambush match December 12th. I count 33 plus teams that could be in attendance from girls U8-U19 and boys U8-U14. There were 792 teams that played in a total of 3668 matches at 17 facilities ranging […]

Tryout: U16 Boys, Lou Fusz Lieser

Tryouts for Spring 2016 SLYSA Season LOU FUSZ LIESER – U16 Boys Team (for players born on or between 8/1/99 – 7/31/2000) When: Monday Nov 9th, Tuesday Nov 10th, Wed Nov 11th, and Thurs Nov 12th Time: 7:15 – 8:45 pm each night Where: Lou Fusz Soccer Complex – Creve Coeur, Turf Field # 1. […]