Information and Changes for the Spring Season
Thank you for signing up for the spring season of Leander Youth Soccer! Please read!
Here are things you will need to get ready!
1.) Shin guards. These are worn underneath soccer socks and can be purchased at any sporting goods store or discount store with a sporting goods section. You need to wear these at every team practice, open
training or at games. Cleats are less essential for children under 8,but you may provide them if you like.
2.) A soccer ball for practice. Size 3 for players under 8 (U6, U8), size 4 for players from 8-11 (U10, U12), and size 5 for players over 12 (U13 and older).
3.) Uniform. Last fall, we provided a uniform kit with black shirt, green shirt, black shorts and black socks. You will reuse this from the fall season. If you need any replacement items, you can purchase these on our website at this link. If you are new to the club, you may order the complete kit at the same site. The complete kit is a black jersey, green jersey, black shorts and black socks. We have a limited number of shorts ($4) and socks ($2) available for purchase at the concession stand. We also have a few complete kits available, but our inventory is purposely small. You need both shirts, as your team will wear green when they are the home team and black when they are the away team. For players younger than 10, your number choice does not matter. For players born in 2009 or earlier (U11 and above), please check with your coach once they contact you for available numbers. For select or academy teams, please check with your coach before ordering a uniform kit. We may have more of these available in storage. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need assistance. If your registration fee was less than $200 total, you will need to order the recreational uniform.
4.) Schedules, practices, team contact information. I am completing team lists this week and hope to be done by Monday, February 17th, We are still in need of volunteer coaches, so please let me know if you are willing to serve in this capacity. You should hear from a coach by phone or email between February 17th and February 24th. Teams will meet or communicate to determine a practice time that is best for the coach and the players. Most practices will be held at Robin Bledsoe Park, 601 S Bagdad, Leander 78641, U9/10 games will be on Friday nights, younger games on Saturday mornings. Academy, older Rec and Select games will be held primarily on Saturdays and Sundays and will have both home and away games.
5.) We will begin with scrimmages on the last weekend in February and play a few games before spring break. We may readjust schedule a bit after spring break. Schedules will be posted at this link on our webpage once complete.
Thanks for signing up! We’ll see you at the park soon!
Where to order items: https://www.challengerteamwear.com/store/leanderyouthsoccer/index
Why are we changing? We are changing because
1.) The league is very large now and this will decrease the need for volunteers to manage the uniform distribution
2.) We need to develop more efficient processes as the league grows and leadership changes.
3.) This will help us manage our increasing costs.
4.) This will help players get the sizes and numbers they want.