Fort Worth Youth Soccer Association is dedicated to the development of the young soccer players within the organization both physically and socially. Our goal is to deliver the highest level of sportsmanship and training by providing our athletes top-level coaching, officiating and association control.
However, we are only can go so far. It is up to the parents themselves to continue what we have started. We, as an Association, hold our parents to the same level of conduct as we do our coaches, staff and officials.
Please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist you or your kids.
Dan Saferstein, Win or Lose: A Guide to Sports Parenting
Dr. Saferstein conducted a workshop on this book at the North Texas Semi-Annual General Meeting
WHY "SMALL-SIDED" GAMES? An excellent article from Gary Williamson, Coaching Director for North Texas State Soccer, on "small-sided" games can be found at the North Texas Web Site and is titled "A Little on the Small Side."
U5 through U8 Participation Trophies.
Every U5 through U8 player receives one participation trophy. However, they are distributed by team--not by individuals. Thus, one representative from each team must pick-up and will sign for all trophies for their team.
U9 and above 1st and 2nd Place Trophies.
1st and 2nd place trophies are awarded in all divisions from U9 and up (no participation trophies). Coaches should make certain that all game reports are current and correct. Be sure the web site indicates you have secured either 1st or 2nd place before you come to pick-up your trophies. In cases of ties in points, the order of teams does not necessarily reflect the tie-breaking order.
Consult the FWYSA Rules for tie-breakers. It is the responsibility of the coach to confirm that their team has secured 1st or 2nd place.