Posts by kristinruprecht

No Heading for U6-U10

U.S. Soccer recently came down with a policy change that prohibits players from U6-U10 from heading the ball in games. This is to reduce the possibility of a concussion due to head-to-head collisions when two players are going for the ball. The policy change is an immediate mandate and will affect players in the Spring…

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Coach Pass and Y1 Certification

All Recreational coaches and assistant coaches must have a Coach Pass which includes a background check. To apply for the Coach Pass, follow the link to WYSA’s Pass Card/Risk Management page.  Cost is $15. http://www.wiyouthsoccer.com/about/pass_cardrisk_management/ At least one coach per team must have their Y1 Certification. This is a 3-hr coaching course that covers the basics…

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Referee Courses

Did you know there is a shortage of referees in our area? Learn the rules of the game, keep players safe, and make a difference in the lives of our youth! Please see the following link for more information regarding referee courses www.wisref.org.

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