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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 AZ Soccer Skills for camps each summer.  For more information email James Riviezzo at [email protected]

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

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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 dates for our upcoming Recreational season?
Spring 2022 Rec season games will begin the weekend of Feb 18th/19th.
Last Spring games will be the weekend of April 15th/16th 
There will be no games the weekend of Mar 11th/12th for Spring Break

What is the cost for my child's Rec registration?
Regular Registration:  Nov 1st - Jan 8th
Gilbert Residents - $85/Non-Gilbert Residents - $95
*The player's uniform is no longer included in the registration fee.
Late Registration:  Begins Jan 9th
Gilbert Residents - $115/Non-Gilbert Residents - $125
*The player's uniform is no longer included in the registration fee.

How do I purchase my child's Rec uniform kit?

You can log onto our E-store and purchase your child's uniform by clicking here.
*Ideally this should be done the same day as you register your child.

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 our home page.
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