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HONONEGAH YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION WELCOMES YOU!

The Hononegah Youth Soccer Association (HYSA) is a volunteer non-profit charitable organization (501 c3) that oversees the Lions '82 competitive soccer teams and the recreational Bruce Samlan Soccer League (BSSL).  HYSA offers soccer at all levels for children ages 4-17.  Please click on the individual organizational tabs (Lions '82 or BSSL) at the top for more information.

Bruce Samlan 2016 Fall Registration STILL Open

This link is to online registration for Fall 2016 season...please register soon!

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BSSL Fall 2016 Parent Handbook Information

Changes to Youth Soccer-No goalie punts/heading under age 10, birth years vice school years for playing ages

U.S. Youth Soccer (USYSA), the governing body of all soccer in the United States and the sponsor of the Olympic Development Program (ODP) has implemented some changes for player safety and to align player ages with international (FIFA) standards (calendar year vice school year).  These changes will affect gameplay and team creation/participation.  More information on these changes can be found at USYSA website here and also here.   A Frequently Asked Questions PDF is available here.  A player safety initiative FAQ is here.

Board of Directors Volunteer Openings

Please see current openings on the Board of Directors and learn what it takes to keep our Leagues running.  It is a very rewarding (yet challenging) role that helps shape and improve our league.  Please consider volunteering, we have many ways to support the league.  Our openings can be found here

Why Bruce Samlan and HYSA soccer is so great for kids...

HYSA is very honored to present the game of soccer in a recreational format through the Bruce Samlan Soccer League and in a competitive format through the Lions '82 Soccer Club.  Our entire focus in both formats is teaching the game to your child(ren), improving your child's skills, and letting them make tactical game decisions with their teammates...as if often stated in soccer circles, "The best teacher is the game".   All of our formats are small-sided soccer (4v4, 5v5, 7v7, see more info here and below this text box) and provide the best opportunity for your player(s) to touch the ball, learn, make mistakes, and grow.  In conjunction with U.S. Youth Soccer, these formats focus more on player development than winning. 

Fall registration is still open and we respectfully ask that you register as early as possible.  Online registration (link to the right of this text box) permits online registration so we can arrange teams and provides for mailing-in your payment so you can delay immediate withdrawals or credit card charges.  Please contact us if you need financial assistance. 

Small-Sided Soccer developed these players-see August '16 Development Guidelines

U.S. Youth Soccer Small-Sided Soccer studies and initiatives

Sponsored by Chicago Fire-Our Youth Soccer Partners

Chicago Fire-Our Youth Soccer Partners

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We are very appreciative of our partnership with the Chicago Fire through its Soccer In The Community (SITC) outreach program.  Our partnership is focused on player development and to date, we have conducted clinics for over 120 BSSL players and 35 Lions '82 players.  Through the Chicago Fire camps, we have improved technical skills in a one-week camp (15 hours) for over 75 players in the last 2 years!  The Chicago Fire hosted us for a HYSA night at the their game against Portland and will be scheduling future outings. 

Fall 2016 Clinics; Tuesday and Thursday Sep 20th/22nd.  Details forthcoming.

Sponsored by Illinois Youth Soccer Association

Illinois Youth Soccer Association

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HYSA is proud to be a member of the Illinois Youth Soccer Association (IYSA), and through its charter, affiliated with U.S. Youth Soccer.   IYSA provides secondary medical insurance for all HYSA players and sponsors many player development (Olympic Development Program [ODP]) programs, coach development programs, and parent resources.

Hononegah Youth Soccer Association Contact

P.O. Box 1021
Roscoe, IL 61073
hysaboardofdirectors@gmail.com