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Croton FC Club Tryouts

Croton FC Club Soccer Tryouts May 2021

Hello Parents and Croton AYSO Soccer Community,

We hope you are having a great soccer season so far! 

We are pleased to announce upcoming Tryouts in May 2021 for our Club/Travel program to play this Fall 2021. See the Flyer above.

Please read carefully the following details of the program and tryout format:

Croton FC (Club) Program Overview

  • Croton FC is the name of our Club/Travel youth soccer program for U9-U14 players.
  • Players are placed on age-appropriate teams according to BIRTH YEAR (not school grade).
  • The program is a positive, learning environment that fosters respect, good sportsmanship, and commitment to the game.
  • All Club teams will play home & away games in the competitive Westchester Youth Soccer League (WYSL) www.wyslsoccer.org
  • Players must commit to both Fall and Spring seasons.
  • Fall season training & games start in early-Sept 2021, Spring starts early-April 2022.
  • There will be 2-3 practices plus one game per week.
  • In addition to coach-led practices, there will be weekly professional trainer sessions to teach tactics, strategy and foot skills.
  • Program costs (to be finalized) include uniform & training jersey, professional trainers, WYSL registration fee, tournament entry fee and insurance. 

Club Tryout Format

  • Tryouts will be held to form NEW Club teams and add to EXISTING Club teams.
  • There are two tryout dates per team – players can attend on either the 1st, 2nd or BOTH dates.
  • Evaluations will be led by the Competitive Edge professional trainers.
  • PLEASE BRING: cleats, shin guards, soccer ball (size 3 for U9, size 4 for U10-U14), water, sun screen, mask.
  • Pre-register online at Croton FC Tryouts
  • There will be a Zoom session for Q&A following tryouts.

Club Tryout Dates/Times – Croton Point Park (CPP) or Croton Landing

We hope everyone will consider at least one tryout to determine if the program may be a good fit for their child. 

Should you have any specific questions, please email crotonunitedtryouts@gmail.com  

Thank you and good luck!

– Croton Soccer Board

Croton Soccer Spring 2021 – What to expect

Hello Parents and Croton AYSO Soccer Community,

Welcome back to AYSO!! We hope all is well with all of you and your loved ones, and that you are keeping safe and healthy. We are thrilled to offer your children the opportunity to play soccer again in Croton this Spring 2021!

Please read carefully the following updates of what to expect for the new season:

1. The Spring season will start on Saturday, April 10 and run through Sunday, June 20. 

2. The first Sunday, April 11th all Core AYSO teams (U7, U8, U10, U12 and U14) will scrimmage at home, similar to the Fall. 

3. This season there will be a regular game schedule (home & away) for U10-U14 vs. towns outside Croton. U5-U8 teams will play the same format as the Fall (do not play outside).

4. The first games vs. towns outside Croton for U10 through U14 Core teams will be Sunday, April 18th. The full game schedule will be available after April 12th. 

5. There are NO games for Core AYSO teams on Sunday, May 9 (Mother’s Day) or Sunday, May 30 (Memorial Day weekend).

6. The Safety Protocols will be the same as the Fall – all players, coaches, refs and parents MUST wear masks on the field to promote safe participation. This includes all players/visitors from teams outside Croton that use our fields. Please contact your coach if you have questions/concerns about the protocols and your child participating in the program.

7. Practice times and locations in the Spring may be different from the Fall due to other sports requiring access to fields. Coaches will reach out to confirm.

8. There are limited opportunities for players to join existing teams.  At this time, girls not already on teams in grades 3-7 are invited to sign up on the Croton AYSO website. For registration questions, please email reg@crotonsoccer.org

9. Club teams (Croton FC) teams will play in the Westchester Youth Soccer League (WYSL). The first Club games will be on Sunday, April 11th.

10. Tryouts for Club teams for the Fall 2021 season will be on Saturday, May 15th.

More details will be provided as we get closer to the start of the season. For the latest updates please check the Croton AYSO website at www.crotonsoccer.org and our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CrotonAYSO/

Lastly as a reminder, AYSO is a 100% volunteer organization and we encourage every parent to volunteer to help support the program. 

Thank you and looking forward to a great Spring season!

Croton Soccer Board