UPDATE: Player Calls are going out

Coach Information

2017/2018 Coach Information

FYSA Player Development Initiatives Hand Book 2017 - click here to download

FYSA Rules 2016-2017 - click here to download

SYSA Play Rules PDF 2016-2017 - click here to download

Age Group

U6

U8

U10

U12

U14

U15 and older

Ball Size 3 3 4 4 5 5
Min # of Players 3 3 4 5 7 7
Number of Players 4 4 7 9 11 11
Max Roster 6 8 12 16 18 18
Indirect Free Kick Yes (10 yards) Yes (10 yards) Yes (8 yards) Yes (10 yards) Yes (10 yards) Yes (10 yards)
Direct Free Kick No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Penalty Kicks No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Offsides No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
2nd Try Throw-Ins No No No No No No
Time of Play 4 - 8 min quarters 4 - 10 min quarters 25 min halves 30 min halves 35 min halves 40 min halves
Heading Allowed No No No No Yes Yes
Coaching Area half of sideline half of sideline Tech Box Tech Box Tech Box Tech Box
Score From Kick-Off No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cup No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

General Player Skill Progression Outline

Concussion Information

Citrus United Soccer Club is comitted to the safety of our players. Due to the new Florida Concussion Bill that recently went into effect there are new concussion guidlines. Below are several useful link regarding concussions.

Florida Concussion Bill FYSA Informed Consent about Concussions or Head Injuries  Concussion Training Course from the CDC       

Concussion Presentation      FYSA Concussion or Head Injury Notification             US Youth Soccer Concussion Procedure and Protocol

Coaching Resource

US Youth Soccer - Small Sided Games

US Youth Soccer - Coaching Videos

US Soccer Player Development Initiatives

FIFA - Laws of the Game

US Youth Soccer - Laws of the Game

US Youth Soccer - Player Development Model

NSCAA Online Coaching Course