TEAMS4TOTS U4 LEAGUE - GENERAL INFORMATION

Teams4Tots U4 LEAGUE

Registration Closed for Spring

We are excited to kick off the 3nd season of the U4 League. For many of you, this is your first experience with Recreational soccer. For others, who may be seasoned veterans, this may be a walk in the park. Regardless of your history, we want your U4 player's introduction to organized soccer to be great experience!!

How much is Registration? Teams4Tots,Registration is $55. . There is no late fee added for this division.

Registration Timeline:

Early Registration - Nov. 9 - Dec. 31, 2013 - $55

Regular Registration - Jan. 1 - Jan. 19, 2014 - $55

Late Registration - Jan. 20-Feb. 7, 2014 - $55

Registration Closes - Feb. 7, 2014

Coaches Meeting - Feb. 21, 2014

Season Kickoff - March 8, 2014

How do I know if my player is the right age for Teams4Tots?

Eligible U4 players -8/1/09-7/31/10

Do I need a Birth Certificate? Where do I send it? If you are "new" to ESC or GotSoccer, you must send a copy of your player's birth certificate to the Registrar, Pat Morgan [Pat Morgan PO Box 955, Edmond, OK 73083. After age verification, your copy will be destroyed.

On what team will I be placed? ESC coordinators will group players by neighborhood or school district whenever possible. Parent requests are also honored if a team roster is not already full. Volunteer U4 Coaches have priority team placement.

I need a Registration Form. Where is the form?

Click here for a Registration Form (If you don't want to register online.)

When does the season start? The U4 Division games begin in early March, 2014.

When are the games played? Games are scheduled on Saturday and on occasional Sundays after 1pm. Reschedules are played on Monday or Wednesday evenings. Rainouts are managed on a case basis.

What about the Rules? - Please refer to the U6 Rules located on the 'Rules' page of this website.

What uniform does my player wear? New U4 players are provided a FREE T-Shirt by the club and delivered at the Coaches Meeting. Shorts, socks, and required shin guards are available at Soccer USA. The correct ball size is 'Size 3.' Soccer USA is the club partner for all soccer equipment. The store address is 1279 W. Danforth Rd. 73003, which is directly accross from the fields.

What about team medals? U4 Coaches receive a packet of team medals to deliver to their team post season. Medal packs are distributed at the Pre-Season coaches meeting.

How do I learn if the complex is closed and the games cancelled due to inclimate weather?

1. Check the website's Field Status window. Green=Open, R=Closed, Yellow=Inclement Weather Watch
2. Follow us on Twitter @EdmondSoccer. Receive cellphone messages.
3. Sign up for eSTATUS. Receive cellphone messages.
4. Call the club Hotline - 405 348-BALL for recorded complex status.

Communication Once you have registered for Spring 2014,you should log in to the Player' Account' at www.gotsoccer.com using the secure username and password. Be sure to update any missing information including correct email and texting address. Most club information comes to you thru this account.

How do I apply for a scholarship? The Scholarship Program was developed to provide players and their families the opportunity to receive a scholarship from the club during times of financial difficulty. The program provides scholarship funds to help offset part of recreational registration fees, competitive registration fees, competitive training fees, and uniforms. This does not include any team fees, goalkeeper fees, tournament fees, or travel related costs. The scholarship funds are to be used solely for payment of the fees listed. Scholarships are based on need and availability of funds. ESC cannot function without the help of many volunteers. Scholarship recipients will be expected to volunteer a minimum of six hours during the soccer year. You may work your hours at any ESC hosted tournament. You will receive an email prior to each tournament requesting your assistance and allowing you to choose a time that fits your schedule.

Please send your scholarship request and registration form to the club Registrar via email [registrar@edmondsoccer.com] or write Registrar, Pat Morgan in writing at PO Box 955, Edmond, OK 73083. Click Here for a registration form.

Who is the Director of Technical Development for the Recreational Programs?
Girls and Boys Program: James Soesbee (soccer999999@sbcglobal.net) (409-2324)

How do I become a referee? ESC needs referees. Please visit the link for referees on this website for updated information about referee clinics. You can email the referee coordinator, Parris Sanders at referee@edmondsoccer.com for more information about referees and referee clinics.

How do I donate to ESC? ESC is a 501(c)(3), and all sponsorships and donations are tax deductible. Sponsors and Donors should contact the General Manager, Parris Sanders at gm@edmondsoccer.com for additional information.

How do companies sponsor ESC? Please contact the General Manager, Parris sanders at gm@edmondsoccer.com if your company would like to become a corporate sponsor.

NEED a Registration Form? Download a USYSA Registration Form here.

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Frequently asked questions:

Where do I get the uniform? Players will receive a T-Shirt at the orientation meeting. The rest of the uniform can be purchased at Soccer USA in Edmond at 1279 W. Danforth Rd. 73003. They are ready to serve all your soccer equipment needs.

Will my U4 have a coach? Each team has a volunteer parent coach. Prior coaching experience is helpful, but not required. Coaching orientation is offered preseason. Additional coaching courses are offered mid-way thru the season. Coaches assist the team in communication, organization, and managing the games. It is a good idea for each team to have an assistant coach.

Will there be practice during the week? Teams are free to set and conduct their own practices. Most teams may practice once a week in someone's backyard for an hour or so.

Thanks again for your support of Edmond Soccer Club. We hope that your U4's first soccer experiences will be the first of many more to come. If you have any other questions, please let us know.

Parris Sanders, ESC Gen. Mgr.

James Soesbee, Technical Director for Recreation

US Youth Soccer releases the latest Coaches Manual
Nov 13 2012 -
The USYouth Soccer Coaching Department has introduced the latest coaching resource with 'How to Write a Training Session Plan'.  The manual will help guide coaches in conducting the most efficient and effective training sessions for their team.
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Protect the playing surface in the Penalty Areas
Jul 04 2013 -
ESC requests that we do not conduct a  pregame warm-up in the penalty area or goal area before any match.
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Home Team Wears their Lightest Color
Jan 04 2014 -
To avoid confusion, the home team should always wear white (or their lightest colored uniform.) The visiting team should wear black (or their darkest colored uniform).
Soccer USA has ESC Rec Uniform Kits (U7-U10) Available Now!
Dec 20 2013 -
Rec Uniform Package - 2 Jerseys, 1 pr. Shorts, and 1 pr. Socks - $50 + tax.