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12U Program

The U12 program was developed to continue player development in a fun yet competitive enviornment. After the completion of the regular season a post season tournament is played with the top two teams receiving trophies.  The winner of the post season tournament is eligible to move on to the area tournament.

GU12 Program Manager - Lorilei Clary
BU12 Program Manager - Dennis Cafferty

Season LengthThe regular season runs from September through October, followed by the post-season which completes in the Region by the middle of November.
Time Commitment                                                Practice approximately 90 minutes once or twice a week (depending on coach's schedule).  Games are played on Saturday along with a few non-standing league games on Sunday.  The game consists of two 30 minute halves.
EquipmentEach player will be give a uniform which consists of a jersey, shorts and socks. The player must provide soccer cleats, shin guards and a size 4 soccer ball.
Certification Required                                                            All volunteers must be registered AYSO Volunteers, and all coaches must be Safe Haven Certified.
Coach - U12 Coaching Course
Referee -Regional Certification
Game Format The game is played 11 vs. 11, under a modified FIFA rule system.  Game is played with 4 quarters. Substitutions are done at each quarter, and there is a short break after the second quarter.
Team FormationThe teams are formed via a draft.  The player ratings are provided to all coaches prior to the draft.  There are no more than 15 players on a team.
Weekly time commitment is approximately 60 minutes, including 30 Minutes of group warmup followed by a 30 minute game supervised by a team coach. Held on Saturdays.
Weekly time commitment is approximately 60 minutes, including 30 Minutes of group warmup followed by a 30 minute game supervised by a team coach. Held on Saturdays.
Weekly time commitment is approximately 60 minutes, including 30 Minutes of group warmup followed by a 30 minute game supervised by a team coach. Held on Saturdays.
Weekly time commitment is approximately 60 minutes, including 30 Minutes of group warmup followed by a 30 minute game supervised by a team coach. Held on Saturdays.
The game is played on a small field in a 3 vs. 3 format with no goal keeper. The team coaches act as the referee to keep the game safe and fun.  Parents are encouraged to cheer and not coach; let the game be the coach.
The game is played on a small field in a 3 vs. 3 format with no goal keeper. The team coaches act as the referee to keep the game safe and fun.  Parents are encouraged to cheer and not coach; let the game be the coach.
The game is played on a small field in a 3 vs. 3 format with no goal keeper. The team coaches act as the referee to keep the game safe and fun.  Parents are encouraged to cheer and not coach; let the game be the coach.
The game is played on a small field in a 3 vs. 3 format with no goal keeper. The team coaches act as the referee to keep the game safe and fun.  Parents are encouraged to cheer and not coach; let the game be the coach.
The game is played on a small field in a 3 vs. 3 format with no goal keeper. The team coaches act as the referee to keep the game safe and fun.  Parents are encouraged to cheer and not coach; let the game be the coach.

 

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