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SOCCER

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SPRING SOCCER

Mid-Way Baptist offers soccer programs for children from ages 7 to 9 years old. Our soccer leagues are designed to teach and develop a player's skills while incorporating good sportsmanship with a positive Christian influence. We encourage you to reach out to other families in your community and invite them to register for this exciting, fun, and healthy sports opportunity.


We believe that it is important for parents to be involved in their children’s overall development. Volunteering your time is a great way to let your child know that you are committed to them. Please consider being involved as a Coach. Each team will require a Head Coach and Assistant Coach. We will sponsor meetings and clinics which will include the necessary materials and training to help you be prepared, even if you have never coached soccer before.

 

Teams will practice once per week for one hour. League practice sessions will occur on either Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays.  Practice times will be from 6:00 - 7:00 & 7:00 - 8:00.  Practices will begin after Meet the Coach which is on March 27, 2021 at 10 am.  You will be notified of your child's scheduled practice time prior to that start date. Please ensure your child is ready to participate by providing the necessary sports equipment prior to their first practice. 

 

Games will begin April 10, 2021 and conclude May 15, 2021.  Our Soccer season runs for 6 concurrent weeks. Games will be played at MBC Ballfield on Saturdays between the hours of 9 am and 1 pm and will last for 1 hour. Game schedules will be emailed to parents.

 

Ages 7-9 year old groupings will play 7 vs. 7 on 80’ x 120’ field.  Every player will be given the opportunity to play at least 1/2 of each game. 

 

The fee for this league is $75 of which includes a jersey, referee fees, and an "end of the season" participation gift.

 

Our Soccer league is coed. We focus on good sportsmanship, teamwork, and skill development. You can expect your child to be taught each of these important life skills. We will also work with them to develop basic skills such as kicking, passing, dribbling and shooting on goal.  As they advance they will be taught more advanced drills and foot work.


 

TEAM PLACEMENTS

Our goal is to create “equally skilled teams” and accommodate parents when possible. If siblings are participating in the same league, then we endeavor to place them on the same team if parents desire. We will also try to allow team preference as long as team roster space is available. This is at league Director's discretion!

  

EQUIPMENT

Equipment requirements for this league include soccer cleats, shin guards, socks high enough up the leg to cover the shin guards, and sports shorts preferably without pockets. You will also need to have a size 4 soccer ball with child’s name clearly written in permanent marker. 

 

SPORTSMANSHIP

Parents, please remember that participation in our Sports program is a privilege and not a right. Our expectation is that parents will respect and appreciate our volunteer coaches, officials, and Sports Pastor. At all times please respect our grounds and property. Soccer should be fun for everyone involved. Adults should always be an example to the children watching them.

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2021 SPRING SEASON IS NOW CLOSED!