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Rec and Traveling Rec Divisions

 

Spring registration opens January 1, 2018!!

 

Click HERE to register


Recreational Programs:

The ESC recreational program is for players U5-U10.  The games are all played at ESC in our in-house leagues.  Teams are coached by volunteer coaches and are encouraged to practice at least once a week.  Age groups, uniforms, play dates, etc are all listed below.  The coaches set the practice schedule.

The ESC traveling recreational program is for players U11-U19.  Traveling teams typically  play half their games at ESC, and the majority of the remaining games will be in the OKC metro area.  Teams are coached by volunteer coaches and are encouraged to practice 1 to 2 times per week.  The coaches set the practice schedule.  

Registration fees:  $95 

Both programs are intended to provide players of all levels of ability and experience the opportunity to play on a soccer team, and develop through participation in a fun team environment.

Have not heard from your coach yet about practices, schedule, etc???

The coaches meeting will be held TBA.  At this time coaches will receive their rosters and we will post a preliminary season schedule.  The coach or team manager should be reaching out to you by this weekend to get you filled in on all of the details.  If you have not heard from you coach by the Monday,, reach out to the coordinator for your age group.  Their contact information can be found here:  http://www.edmondsoccer.com/page/show/1205537-coordinators-board.


Important Dates

Event Date
Registration Start Date: January 1, 201
Late Registration Start Date:
Wait Listed Reg Start Date:
Coaches Meeting:
Season Start Date: March 3, 2018


Birth Year Info

According to the new initiatives, players will be placed by their birth year, (January 1 - December 31 calendar yearinstead of school year.  Please see birth chart below to see which age group your child will play in starting Fall of 2017.


2017-2018 Birth Year Chart

Age Birth Year Age Birth Year
U4 2014 U5 2013
U6 2012 U7 2011
U8 2010 U9 2009
U10 2008 U11 2007
U12 2006 U13 2005
U14 2004 U15 2003
U16 2002 U17 2001
U18 2000 U19 1999

Uniform Requirments

ALL players are required to have shin guards, cleats, age appropriate ball size, black shorts and black socks.  These can be purchased at Soccer USA.

U4-U5 players are provided a T-Shirt by ESC.   The t-shirts are delivered at the Coaches Meeting and will be distributed by the players Coach at the parent meeting prior to the season. 

 U6-U10 players must purchase the Official approved ESC Nike Club Uniform  The official approved ESC Uniform consists of a Black/White Nike Integris Jersey set, Black shorts and team socks. (Each player must wear the same team socks.)   Uniforms are available at Soccer USA. 

U11 - U19 Traveling Rec players must purchase the Official approved ESC Nike Club Uniform

The official approved ESC Uniform consists of a Black/White Nike Integris Jersey set, Black shorts and team socks. (Each player must wear the same team socks.)   Uniforms are available at Soccer USA. 

 


Birth Certificate Requirements

All players are required to upload a copy of their birth certificate in their player account.  Please login to your Got Soccer account and upload the document in your account under the "club documents" tab.  The attached PDF will show you how to upload the document in your Got Soccer account.  If you are having trouble or need help uploading the document please contact Keri Shipley, Club Registrar at registrar@edmondsoccer.com.

PLEASE NOTE: If your player does not have a birth certificate uploaded in their player account or have not provided the registrar with the document, the player will NOT be placed on a roster until the document has been verified by the club registrar.


Team Placement

Players are automatically placed on their previous team if registered before late registration. ESC age group coordinators will place players based on parent request, school district, neighborhood  and/or zip code.  All requests should be listed in the  "NOTES" section of the registration form.  Any questions regarding requests or placement should be directed to the Age Group Coordinator.


Interested in Coaching your Child's Team?

ESC appreciates our parent coaches.  If you would like to coach your child's team, please click the "I WOULD LIKE TO COACH MY CHILD'S TEAM" box on your Got Soccer Registration.  The age group coordinator will create a coaching account for you to complete a Risk Management form.  This form is required by ESC and OSA.  Also, feel free to contact your age group coordinator about coaching your child's team, they can help answer additional questions you may have.

PLEASE note that all coaches are required to attend the Coaches Meeting.  At this meeting coaches will receive rosters, t-shirts and medals and additional information regarding the season.  

To find additional coaching information please click HERE.  This link will provide you with helpful information regarding practice, rules, uniforms requirements, etc. 


Center of Excellence

The COE is a training program offered by the Edmond Soccer Club to enhance the development of soccer skills for any recreational soccer players. The COE is open to all recreational players U5 – U18 boys and girls. The primary purpose of the COE is to provide a fun, yet challenging environment for recreational players to improve their ability to handle the ball. The focus of the COE will be on developing the skills of each individual player.

The COE will meet at ESC for 7 sessions on Mondays from 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM.   The dates are below.  Each participant will receive a COE t-shirt.  The t-shirt order will be placed after the first night of COE and should be ready to be be picked up by the second COE.   

For additional information regarding COE, please click HERE.


Additional Information that may be helpful

  • MULTIPLE PLAYER DISCOUNT

    The discounted registration fee is applied to the third player within the same family and all players must be registered with ESC during the same season.  The third player will receive $35 off of the registration fees.  This discount only applies to players registered in the ESC Recreational program and does not apply to players registered in the Academy program or with OFC.  In order to register multiple recreational players, a FAMILY ACCOUNT on www.gotsoccer.com MUST be created and registered within the same session to obtain the discount.

  • DUAL REGISTRATION

    Players ages U7-U10 (boys and girls) can register for Recreational and Academy programs within the same season, with the approval of the General Manager or Technical Director. Registration fees apply to both programs and there is no discount applied for a Dual Registered Player.  Please contact James Soesbee or Gary Boreham for additional information.  Click HERE for additional Dual Registration information.

  • REFUND POLICY

    Refunds will be considered for the following reasons: 

    1.) Cases of financial hardship, 

    2.) Medical reasons

    3.) A player moves out of town.  

    Any refunds granted will be 50% of the registration fee and must be requested prior to the first game of the season.  NO refund requests will be granted after the first game of the season.  Refund requests must be made in writing, by the PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIANand emailed to the ESC Registrar at kkshipley@cox.net.

  • How do I apply for a scholarship? The Scholarship Program was developed to provide players and their families the opportunity to receive a scholarship to help cover registration fees from the club during times of financial difficulty. The scholarship does not cover uniforms, any coaching or team fees, goalkeeper fees, tournament fees, or travel related costs. Anyone applying for a scholarship MUST fill out an application every season and if approved, must complete either an online application or submit a paper Registration Form to the ESC Registrar PRIOR to the registration deadline.  ALL PAPERWORK MUST be submitted by the players parent or legal guardian! The ESC Board will approve Scholarship applications at the monthly board meeting following the deadline at which time the parent/player will be notified by email regarding approval or denial. Scholarship recipients will be expected to volunteer a minimum of six hours during the soccer season and may work any ESC hosted tournament. You will receive an email prior to each tournament requesting your assistance please sign up and choose a time that fits your schedule.  Keri Shipley c/o ESC, PO Box 955 Edmond, OK 73083 or kkshipley@cox.net.

 

Scholarships applications must have a completed USYSA form, a copy of the players birth certificate, completed scholarship application and a free and reduced lunch form from school (if applicable).  In order to be considered for scholarship, all documentation must be turned in NO LATER than August 13, 2017 to the club Registrar.  All applications are confidential.


Pre-Season Coaches Meeting

The coaches meeting is for coaches ONLY.  After this meeting the coaches will be contacting parents regarding practices, games and uniforms.  Please allow the coach the weekend to contact you.

Coaches Meeting Date:  Friday, August 25, 2017

Location:  The MAC by Mitch Park,  2733 Marilyn Williams Dr. Edmond, OK

Coaches meeting Timeline:

Age Group Meeting Time
   
U4-U5 6:00pm
U6-U10 7:00pm
U11-U19 8:00pm

       

 

 

 


How can we help?

QUESTIONS about soccer this season? Click HERE to find your age group coordinator.

QUESTIONS about Registration? Click HERE to contact the club Registrar.

NEED a Registration Form? Download the USYSA registration form below.

Please mail the USYSA Registration form along with the registration fees and a copy of the players birth certificate to: 

P.O. Box 955, Edmond Oklahoma 73083-0955   ATTENTION: Club Registrar

OR

​Drop the registration form, copy of players birth certificate and registration fees in a sealed envelope at the dropbox at Soccer USA, 1279 W Danforth, Edmond, OK.  Paper registrations will only be accepted during the registration period.  Any registration dropped after the registration dates will not be processed.




Age Group Coordinators

Questions? Contact the coordinator in your age group.


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