LEADERS IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SINCE 1979

FEEDBACK & SURVEYS

2017
Club Survey

Please take a moment to let us know your thoughts on our Club and what we are doing right and what we can improve on!

Coach Evaluations
Competitive Teams

Please take a moment to let us know your thoughts on our Competitive Coaches and what is working and what isn't!

2017
Pele Academy Survey

Please take a moment to let us know your thoughts on our Pele Academy and what what we can improve on!

COLLEGE PREP DOCUMENTS

College Prep
Handbook (PDF)

Check out our extensive College Prep Handbook for aspiring players
(PDF Format)

College Prep
Handbook (DOCX)

Check out our extensive College Prep Handbook for aspiring players
(DOCX Format)

College Prep
Sample Forms

Check out our awesome sample forms including:  intro letter & sample resume, team profile sheets, and more...

D1 Requirements
Fact Sheet

Check out the simplified two page D1 College Requirements Fact Sheet.

Team Admin
Team Profile Upload

Team Administrators Only:  upload link for Team Profile Sheets

TEAM ADMINISTRATOR LINKS & DOWNLOADS

Event
T-Shirt Order

Team Administrators Only:  please enter your team's t-shirt sizes here!

RSVP
January 21, 2017

Team Administrators Only: RSVP form for the  Spring TA Meeting 01/27/2017!

RECREATIONAL SOCCER RESOURCES

Rules for 6U

Under 6 Recreational Soccer:  please click to view rules

Rules for 8U

Under 8 Recreational Soccer:  please click to view rules

AGE GROUP CHART

2017-2018 Recreational Soccer Age Group Chart
US Soccer Player Development Initiatives
DOB / Birth Year Age Group Format Field Size GK Offsides Duration Ball Size Note
8.1.2013 - 12.31.2014 Mini-Kickers NA 20x30 No No NA 3
8.1.2011 - 7.31.2013 Under 6 4v4 20x30 No No 4x8 min 3
8.1.2009 - 7.31.2011 Under 8 5v5 20x30 Yes No 4x8 min 3 GK can use hands at all times
2009 Under 9 7v7 40x60 Yes No 2x20 min 4 GK cannot pick up back passes
2008 Under 10 7v7 40x60 Yes No 2x25 min 4
2007 Under 11 9v9 50x80 Yes Yes 2x25 min 4
2006 Under 12 9v9 50x80 Yes Yes 2x30 min 4
2005 Under 13 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x30 min 5
2004 Under 14 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x35 min 5
2003 Under 15 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x35 min 5
2002 Under 16 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x40 min 5
2001 Under 17 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x40 min 5
2000 Under 18 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x45 min 5
1999 Under 19 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x45 min 5
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
2017-2018 Competitive Soccer Age Group Chart
US Soccer Player Development Initiatives & Competitive Team Names
Birth Year Age Group Girls Team Names Boys Team Names Format
2009 Under 9 2009 Pele Academy Girls 2009 Pele Academy Boys 7v7
2008 Under 10 2008 Pele Academy Girls 2008 Pele Academy Boys 7v7
2007 Under 11 2007 Pele Academy Girls 2007 Pele Academy Boys 9v9
2006 Under 12 Attack 06 Steamers 06 9v9 and 11v11
2005 Under 13 Attack 05 Steamers 05 11v11
2004 Under 14 Attack 04 Steamers 04 11v11
2003 Under 15 Attack 03 Steamers 03 11v11
2002 Under 16 Attack 02 Steamers 02 11v11
2001 Under 17 Attack 01 Steamers 01 11v11
2000 Under 18 Attack 00 Steamers 00 11v11
1999-1998 Under 19 Attack 99 Steamers 99 11v11
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club

MEDICAL RELEASE

USYS & ASA
Medical Release

Competitive & Recreational Players
U9 & Older

US Club
Medical Release

Recreational Players
U8 and Younger

CONCUSSION AWARENESS FORMS

Concussion Awareness Act

All Players, All Levels
Published 2013

Concussion Fact Sheet

All Players, All Levels
Fact Sheet

Concussion Player Form

All Players, All Levels
U9 & Older

CALENDAR

2016-2017
Yearly Calendar

Event, Camps, Registrations
Recreational & Competitive

UNIFORM ORDERING

Competitive Player Uniform Ordering

  1. Click button
  2. Click on the drop down menu in the left margin
  3. Find your team and click
  4. Find your child’s name in the left margin and click

NOTE: Under Category in the left hand margin make sure to check the box marked “required” and then all pieces that your child is required to order will show

Recreational Player Uniform Ordering

Recreational Players order uniforms during their online registration process.  There is no separate order link or form for Recreational Players.

If you are ordering a replacement uniform, please contact the office for details.

POLICIES

Goal Safety Policy

Vestavia Hills Soccer Club

All Participants, All Levels
Required for All Participants

Lightning Safety Policy

Vestavia Hills Soccer Club

All Participants, All Levels
Required for All Participants

Lightning Safety Policy

Vestavia Hills Parks & Rec

All Participants, All Levels
Required for All Participants

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

2016-2017
PDI Video & Webpage

Please take a moment to review the webpage & video on the upcoming changes mandated by US Soccer!

2016-2017
PDI Powerpoint

Please take a moment to review  our powerpoint on the upcoming changes mandated by US Soccer!

Not quite sure yet?

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