Berlin Youth Soccer Association, Inc.

Berlin, CT

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BYSA Division Information


The page contains information of interest for members of the Berlin Youth Soccer Association.

The following table lists our Divisions, appropriate age groups, and our Division Supervisors along with their phone numbers. If you wish to email any coordinator with a question or comment, please click on their name. Each division will also have listed specific information if available.

A general information document regarding BYSA is also available.

BYSA
(General League Info)
     BYSA League Information
BYSA League Promotional Flyer
Player Development Guide (Explains levels of competition offered through BYSA)

Division
(Age as of 12/31/2019)
MiniKickers (Ages 4 - 5)
TBD
The MiniKicker division is for our entry level players.  Players are broken into small groups  and the focus is on FUN with an introduction to the game, individual skill development and informal small-sided games.

Spring Season: MiniKickers will meet every Saturday morning.  Sessions will be scheduled from 9:00-10:00 and 10:00-11:00.
Fall Season: MiniKickers will meet every Saturday morning.  Sessions will be scheduled from 9:00-10:00 and 10:00-11:00.

Nutmeg (Ages 6 - 7)
Boys: TBD


Girls: Renee Garcia
860-966-0565
Nutmeg Soccer is a developmental soccer program for boys and girls ages 6 and 7.  There will be designated teams with a boy’s and girl’s division. Parents will be coaches and assistant coaches for each team.

Spring Season: Nutmeg will meet on Fridays evenings, 5:30 to 7:00 and 6:30 to 8:00 pm (Sessions are 1 1/2 hours each with a 1/2 hour overlap).  In addition, the boys and girls will participate in games on alternating Wednesday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30 pm.
Fall Season: Nutmeg will meet on Saturdays, 11:00 to 12:30 and 12:00 to 1:30 (The boys and girls alternate early/late sessions each week.) In addition, players will participate in weeknight games from 5:30 - 6:30 every other week. These sessions will be held on Mondays or Wednesdays.  

Junior Girls (Ages 8 - 10)
Kyle Alger

The Junior Girls’ soccer program is aimed at girls from the ages of 8-10.  Girls of all ability levels are welcome, from beginners to more experienced players.  The games are played in an 7v7 format including a goalie.  The program will emphasize fun, while also teaching the basic skills and strategies of the game.  Players can expect to have one practice and two games per week once the season begins.  All players must provide and wear shin guards at all times.  Cleats are optional, but preferred.

Games are scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday evening as well as Saturday, late morning/early afternoon.

Junior Boys (Ages 8 - 10)
Kristen Davidson
860-543-1530
The Junior divisions provide our players with a formal game experience.  Teams participate in an 7v7 soccer game tailored to their age group.  While individual skills development is still pursued, concentration is now on utilizing the individual skills in a team environment.

Games are scheduled on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings

Senior Girls (Ages 11 - 15)
Wes Rockhill
860-829-5128
The players are now participating in a full 11v11 soccer game.  While the concentration is still on participating against in-town teams, this division may periodically schedule games against recreational teams from neighboring towns.

Games are scheduled on Thursday evenings and Sunday, early afternoon. 

Senior Boys (Ages 11 - 15)
Greg Starr
860-276-5492
The players are now participating in a full 11v11 soccer game.  While the concentration is still on participating against in-town teams, this division may periodically schedule games against recreational teams from neighboring towns.

Games are scheduled on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Travel
Alex Joslyn
860-466-9987

The travel program is a CJSA sponsored competition league against other clubs in our area. It is offered based on interest levels and players must try out for the teams. Participants will be charged an additional fee to cover expenses. Those players not chosen after tryouts will be placed in the age appropriate recreational program.