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Gilbert Youth Soccer Association

Gilbert Youth Soccer Association

General Information

Q. What is Gilbert Youth Soccer Associations overall philosophy?
A. To provide each player the opportunity to play soccer in a supportive and rewarding environment that emphasizes fun, enjoyment and skill learning, at a level that fits the player's interest and ability. We also appreciate the benefit of participating in a team sport. We encourage a child's development of group skills by exposing them to relationship-building and problem-solving challenges in social situations.

Examples:
  • A youth player should not be kept in goal against his/her wishes just because he/she is the best keeper and the team needs him/her to win the game.
  • Coaches should not hold on to good players at a lower playing level just to help the team to win games. The better player should be allowed to move up to the next level in order to help him reach his potential, even if it means that the team he leaves behind will be weakened.
  • Every player must play 50% in each game, not left to sit on the bench for the entire game because the team must win.
  • Young players should not be pigeon-holed into one position when young. Players should be given the chance to play multiple positions and develop various skills to make each player a better overall player.

Q. Does GYSA offer any Summer Camps?
A. Yes. We partner with UK Soccer International camps each summer. Check back for dates in March.

Q. What can I do to help out?
A. GYSA is a volunteer organization, so you could VOLUNTEER! Youth sports leagues cannot exist without assistance from parents, and the Gilbert Youth Soccer Association is no exception.

There are many jobs that need to be done. GYSA needs volunteers to operate, we encourage everyone to volunteer to help make the programs operate. Please mark your child's registration form with the job you are able to volunteer for. We have roles that require minimal time to very time intensive roles.

Thank you in advance to all our volunteers.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at [email protected].

Q. Who runs GYSA?
A. GYSA is a 501(c)3 non profit organization which is run by volunteers, and serves approximately 5500+ members over a calendar year. GYSA is directed by a Board of Directors under the direction of the President. There is a voting board of 5 members and additional non-voting members who serve on committees for specific areas.

All Board Members are volunteers and none are paid for any time given to GYSA. Members of the Board are listed on the "About Us" section of the website.

Q. If I have a problem/complaint, who do I contact?
A. Contact the Vice President at [email protected].

Q. What is the mailing address for GYSA?
A. Gilbert Youth Soccer Association
P.O. Box 797
Gilbert, AZ 85299

Q. Does the GYSA have a competitive/travel/club program?
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We do.  You can find more information under the "United" tab on our home page.  If you have additional questions, please contact us at [email protected]

What is the cost and details for our current Recreational season?
Our Fall 2019 Rec season games will begin the weekend of Sept 27th/28th and will run for 8 weeks, ending on November 16th.
We will not be taking a weekend off for Fall Break.  The GYSA fields will be open for Rec practices the week of September 23rd.
Registration Cost (incudes the cost of the child's uniform (jersey, shorts, soccer socks):
Early Registration:  April 5th - May 31st
Gilbert Residents - $85/Non-Gilbert Residents - $95
Regular Registration:  June 1st - July 31st
Gilbert Residents - $95/Non-Gilbert Residents - $105
Late Registration:  August 1st - August 31st
Gilbert Residents - $125/Non-Gilbert Residents - $135

How can I register my child?
Log onto our website and click on the "Register" or "Log In" tab in the top right corner of the page.

Contact

Gilbert Youth Soccer Association (GYSA)
Field Location: 4260 S. Greenfield Rd.Gilbert AZ 85297 
Gilbert, Arizona 85297

Phone: 480-926-0764
Email: [email protected]

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