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Welcome to DS Soccer!
Over 800 youth players, 100+ volunteer coaches & a registered non-profit serving Dover and Sherborn since 1983.

Update on age groupings for 2016/2017

You may have seen US Soccer's decisions on changes to age groupings for youth soccer. Club soccer (GPS, NEFC, Total Soccer, Nor'Easter etc) are moving to birth year cohorts for teams i.e. 2006 Boys, much like ice hockey and swimming. In contrast, DS Soccer town teams play in the BAYS leagues and a league-wide vote took place recently deciding that our DS Soccer teams and opponents will REMAIN school grade based and NOT MOVE to birth year groupings. Age groups that had previously played 6v6 and 8v8 will play 7v7 and 9v9 respectively.

If you have a desire for more detail, email either of the Club co-Presidents.

Respect

Respect is central to our club's mission and code of conduct. This excellent slideshow from US Youth Soccer on respecting opponents is worth sharing for players and parents. Please do take at this link http://www.usyouthsoccer.org/10_ways_to_respect_opponents/

 

US Soccer Passback & School The World

DS Soccer Club is proud to highlight the great work that Scott Martin has done in conjunction with the US Soccer Passback Program.

Through the Passback program we were matched with the School the World program to channel gently used soccer equipment to their schools in Central America.  Scott's efforts resulted in 250 pieces of equipment for donation to this worthy cause.  

Many thanks go out to Scott and those who donated.

 

  

 

 

Want to video your team's game?

Calling coaches or parent managers...Dover Sherborn Soccer has a 10% discounted $225 rate for game video provided by Precision Soccer Analysis. If you are interested please contact Karl Southwick ksouthwick@precisionsocceranalysis.com - teams get a link that can be shared with families, relatives, friends for viewing or downloading.

Examples of their work are here below.

GU13 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seK74tgscV8

BU12 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QNDaqw9E_8

BU11 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSGbXG3Fvdo

BAYS' game rules - one page summary

By public demand, a 67 page rule book summarized on one page. For parents, players coaches and referees!

http://www.bays.org/node/870

Tryout week, placement process & weather

Good luck all volunteer DS Soccer organizers, coaches and players as we enter tryout and placement weeks. Please do read this note from the Club on the process. 

Tryouts will happen rain or shine. If thunder is heard of lightning is seen, the field will be evacuated into cars & parents will be called to drive back to the field for their children. 

A note from the Club on 2017 evaluation sessions & end of season placement process

Dear DSSC Parents, Players and Families, 

We hope that everybody has had an enjoyable spring season with DSSC. It has been very encouraging to see the development that has been made across all levels of our program ranging from Kindergarten through 8th grade.   

As we come towards the end of the spring season, we are all starting to think about fall soccer and the player placement process for next year. Please go onto the website link below and double check the time of our relevant age group. PLEASE REMEMBER THIS IS THE AGE GROUP YOUR SON/DAUGHTER WILL BE IN FOR FALL 2017. 

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