Spring 2012 Player Registration Instructions
 

Fall 2012 Needham Soccer Registration

 

Children entering 1st to 8th grade who live or attend school in Needham are eligible to play in the Fall 2012 Needham Soccer season

ANYONE WHO WISHES TO ATTEND TRYOUTS (U10, U11, U12 or U14) NEEDS TO COMPLETE REGISTRATON PRIOR TO MAY 15TH

YOU CANNOT BE GUARANTEED A ROSTER SPOT IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE REGISTRATION BY June 5th, 2012

After that date a NON-REFUNDABLE $100 late fee will be added to your registration fees and NO Guarantee that a roster spot will be available.  We will accept a waitlist in each age group.

Click on the online registration link and create a family account

 

We do NOT accept paper registration forms.  You MUST complete the online registration

To Register: 

 

If you are already a user of the Got Soccer website, do NOT create a new account.  

  • Go to our home page www.needhamsoccer.com and click on the PLAYER REGISTRATION BUTTON.  Enter the Username and Password for your account and then register the players.
  • If you cannot remember your password, it can be emailed to you by following the instructions and clicking on the link displayed.
  • Needham Soccer club offers many different programs in most age groups.  DO NOT register for BOTH travel and non-travel.  Select one program for each child.  SELECT TRAVEL, NSCCL OR JUNIOR ACADEMY. 
  • If you wish to attend tryouts for any fall travel team, you must complete this online registration for fall soccer by May 15th The complete tryout schedule is posted on our website under the “player” tab

If you are a First-Time user of the site

  • Go to www.needhamsoccer.com and click on the link to “Register a Player”
  • Create a FAMILY account for yourself
  • Then add PLAYERS.  This is where you enter your child’s information.   
  • Be sure to enter birthdays correctly as the system offers programs based on the birthdate you enter.   Needham Soccer club offers many programs in some age groups.  DO NOT register for BOTH travel and non-travel.  Select one program for each child.  We do not offer travel programs for 1st, 2nd or 3rd graders (U7, U8 and U9 soccer age).
  • If you are new to the club, please mail a copy (not original) of your child’s birth certificate to us at Needham Soccer Club, PO Box 920580, Needham, MA 02492

Complete all the fields on the player information page and press submit.

  • There is a section in the online registration process to indicate any special requests.  We consider all requests entered this way, however we CANNOT grant all of them.  As we do not have our field schedule until just before the season – requests for specific practice nights will NOT be entertained.
  • U9 players (3rd graders) ONLY have the option to register for non-travel teams—There is no Travel team for this age group.
  • Players entering 1st and 2nd grade may only register for Needham Soccer Club Junior Academy
  • Please note that even if you have completed and submitted your registration, you can always login to your account and update ANY of your information including the special requests, email address changes, etc. 
  • We do not accept special requests by email or phone
     

WE ACCEPT Visa or MasterCard or Discover CREDIT CARD or you can select “pay by eCheck”.  There is not an option to mail a check to us.

  • We offer scholarships to those in need.
  • Fees:    $215 per season for Needham Soccer Club for the first child U9 to U14.  Family Discounts available for 3, 4 OR 5 player registrations.
  • Needham Soccer Junior Academy for boys and girls entering 1st & 2nd grade:  $65 for the FALL SEASON program.  Family discounts are available and we offer scholarships to those in need.

 

Registration closes on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 for NSC Travel team players. There will be a NON-REFUNDALBE $100 late fee assessed for those who register AFTER that date until 6/15 and no Travel team option for those who register after that date; Those players will be placed on a waitlist and no guarantee that you will be placed on any roster. 

*******On June 15th registration for fall soccer will be closed *******

 

Requests for refund must be submitted to the office (not a coach or Board member).  No Refunds will be issued after August 1st.  Our complete refund policy is located on our website.

Special Circumstances

Scholarships

If you wish to request a scholarship, please complete the online registration form and select the “scholarship request” Program.  Then email the club at admin@needhamsoccer.com  to let them know of your scholarship request.  You will be notified upon approval of the request.

 

Family Discounts

If you are going to be registering three or more players for the spring program, please fill out the online registration as normal.  Once you add the 3rd player registration in your family account, you can select the family discount and the fees are reduced.  If you have a question about the fee structure for family discounts, please contact us at admin@needhamsoccer.com

 

Residence Waivers

If you DO NOT live in Needham, but attend school in Needham and wish to play, we will gladly apply for the required waiver from Boston Area Youth Soccer (BAYS).  Once they grant a waiver you will be eligible to play. 

 

“Playing Up” with your grade

  • Please refer to the table below to ascertain your child's “Soccer Age”.
  • The only exceptions that can be made are called “playing up” with your grade. 
  • For children born in August after the 7/31 cutoff date of a given year but BEFORE 8/31 of that year, if they are young for their grade, may apply for a waiver. 
  • Email the office to request an age waiver. 
  • You must also submit a copy of your child’s report card as proof of their grade in school. 
  • No other exceptions can be made for any reason.  

 

If you have registration questions after reading all of these instructions, please email admin@needhamsoccer.com  

The online software works best when using Internet Explorer OR Safari as your browser and you must disable your pop-up blocker to complete the registration. 

Soccer Age Table for Fall 2012 AND Spring 2013 Season

The Needham Soccer Club age limits are strict and are set by the state

 

Soccer Age and grade entering in fall 2012

Players Birthdates

U7 (entering 1st grade)

Players born between 8/1/2005 and 7/31/2006

 U8 (entering 2nd grade)

Players born between 8/1/2004 and 7/31/2005

U9 (entering 3rd grade)

Players born between 8/1/2003 and 7/31/2004

U10 (entering 4th grade)

Players born between 8/1/2002 and 7/31/2003

U11 (entering 5th grade)

Players born between 8/1/2001 and 7/31/2002

U12 (entering 6th grade)

Players born between 8/1/2000 and 7/31/2001

U14 (includes U13 players-7th and 8th graders)

Players born between 8/1/1998 and 7/31/2000

U15-U18 (high school)

Players born between 8/1/1994 and 7/31/1998



Managers, Coaches & Volunteers

 

NSC could not run without dedicated volunteers of all types. Parents are needed to help coach, manage teams (paperwork, phone calls, etc.), and to organize and staff tournaments.

·         More information about coaching and tournaments is provided in other sections of our website.

·         Parents interested in volunteering should fill out the online volunteer/coaching application online.   Go to www.needhamsoccer.com and click on the link in the center of the home page that says “Click Here to register Coaches, Assistants, Team Managers, Tournament Volunteers”

·         Select the division (age and gender) that you wish to volunteer for and complete all the required fields.  If you wish to volunteer for multiple ages and genders, then indicate that in the comments section.

·         If you wish to be considered to coach a travel team, your online coach registration and updated coach profile must be completed BEFORE May 15th

We actively solicit our parents to act as coaches and assistant coaches. The state requires all adult volunteers (board members, coaches and assistant coaches) to undergo a CORI (Criminal background) check.

  • No volunteer is allowed on the field for games or practices without a completed CORI. 
  • CORI checks are NOT required annually.  If you have completed a CORI check since June 1, 2006 you do not need to complete the form again unless the Mass Youth Soccer office requests it. 
  • The online CORI check is done through the state soccer office at www.mayouthsoccer.org  (Mass Youth Soccer). 
 
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