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Travel Tryout Schedule- Fall 2017

MSYSC 2017 Travel Team Tryouts


BU9/GU9 (2009) 

May 21, 12:30-1pm at Mount Sinai elementary school

(Rain date - June 4, 12:30-1pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school)


BU10 (2008) Everton 

May 17 and 24, 5:30-7pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school

(Rain date - May 31, 5:30-7pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school)


BU11 (2007) Juventus

May 15 & 22, 5-6:30pm @ Diamond in the Pines

(Rain date June 5, 5-6:30pm @ Diamond in the Pines)


GU11 (2007/2008) Galaxy

May 16 & 23, 4:30-5:30pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school

(Rain date - May 30, 4:30-5:30pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school)


BU12 (2006/07) Sharpshooters

May 15 and 22, 6:30-8pm @ Diamond in the Pines

(Rain date - June 5, 6:30-8pm @ Diamond in the Pines)


GU13 (2005) Swansea

May 15 & 22, 6-7:30pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school

(Rain date - June 5, 6-7:30pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school)


BU13 (2005) Rampage

May 19 and 26, 5:30-7pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school

(Rain date - June 2, 5:30-7pm @ Mount Sinai elementary school)


GU14 (2004) Express 

May 15 and 22, 5:30-7pm at Diamond in the Pines

(Rain date - June 5, 5:30-7pm @ Diamond in the Pines)


BU15 (2003) Renegades

May 18 and 25 4:30-6pm @ The Wedge (Heritage Park)

(Rain date - June 1, 4:30-6pm @ The Wedge (Heritage Park)


GU15 (2003) Chelsea

May 16 and 23, 6:30-8pm @ Diamond in the Pines

(Rain date - May 30, 6:30-8pm @ Diamond in the Pines)





GU15 (2003) Arsenal

May 16 and 23, 4:30-6pm @ Diamond in the Pines

(Rain date - May 30, 6:30-8pm @ Diamond in the Pines)


BU16 (2002) Stampede

May 15 and 22, 6-7:30pm @ Diamond in the Pines

(Rain date - June 5, 6-7:30pm @ Diamond in the Pines)


BU16 (2002) Bandits

May 15 and 22, 7-8:30pm @ Diamond in the Pines 

(Rain date - June 5, 7-8:30pm @ Diamond in the Pines 


BU18 (2000) Red Bulls

May 18 and 25, 6-7:30pm @ The Wedge (Heritage Park)

(Rain date - June 1, 6-7:30pm @ The Wedge (Heritage Park)


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Field Locations:


Mount Sinai elementary school - 118 North Country Rd Mount Sinai, NY.

The Wedge (Heritage Park) - 633 Mount Sinai Coram Road. Mount Sinai, NY.

Diamond in the Pines - 1844 Route 112, Coram, NY.


Mount Sinai Youth Soccer was established to create a fun and exciting environment in which GIRLS & BOYS may learn the skills necessary to play soccer at any level. Our club continues to grow and we have more than 500 young athletes participating in both the Fall and Spring Seasons. MSYS employs ETA Soccer, Inc.  to provide professional training, coaching  and to assist our volunteer coaches with teaching the skills and fundamentals required to enjoy competitive soccer under the guidance of director Nick Gordon. While learning the game is important, the number one priority of our league is that the children have fun! Mount Sinai Youth Soccer has many programs that offer different levels of competition for our club members based on age and skill level.


Will be held this October 20th from 7-11pm.

All members of MSYS Intramurals and Travel programs are invited



Thank You Mario for your tireless efforts as MSYS Field coordinator.

Congratulations to Mario Xerri the MSYS Long Island Junior Soccer League Volunteer of the Year!

Congratulations to the MSYS Swansea, Everton and Juventus for winning the LIJSL Sportsmanship award for the Fall 2016 Season

Congratulations to MSYS STAMPEDE and SWANSEA for winning their respective LIJSL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR FALL 2016


Thank You Ray Beers for all you do in running the Intramural Soccer Program

And Congratulations from everyone at MSYS on winning LIJSC Volunteer of the year!



Click on the "Select Teams" tab to learn more about Mt Sinai Select Travel Teams by ETA...

2015 MSYS Dinner Dance photos


Changes Coming to Youth Soccer in 2016

Age Group and Small-Sided Games Mandate from U.S. Soccer
Click to view official press release from U.S. Soccer

FRISCO, Texas (August 24, 2015) — Next year, the world of youth soccer will continue its evolution as all members of U.S. Soccer will begin to transition on two key factors to encourage further youth development. The first change will be the nationwide adoption of Small-Sided Games and the second will be a shift from school-year to calendar year for the age grouping of teams.

"With these initiatives, we’re more likely to have players better prepared down the road," said Tab Ramos, U.S. Youth Technical Director and U-20 Men’s National Team head coach. "With small-sided standards, what we're trying to do is to help players develop by putting them in an environment where they are constantly involved in the play, and our changes in birth-year registration will make age groups easier to understand, while aligning our calendar with the international calendar."

US Youth Soccer, the largest member of U.S. Soccer, will assist members with information on these changes through the national office and our 55 member State Associations.

US Youth Soccer director of coaching education and long-time advocate of Small-Sided Games, Sam Snow acknowledged, “Since the mid 1980’s US Youth Soccer has been an advocate for Small-Sided Games. Why? The many benefits to the players and even to novice coaches are clear. With fewer players on the field making quick tactical decisions is easier. Players are in the vicinity of the ball more often which engages them in all four components of the game. The players are realistically exposed to the principles of play frequently. In short, Small-Sided Games will accelerate the development of American soccer players.”

Small-Sided Games

Small-Sided Games will be mandated come August of 2017, with specific changes occurring in regard to alterations to the field size, goals and rules. The result will be a decrease in 11-vs-11 competitions in lieu of more 9-vs-9 and 7-vs-7 competitions. U.S. Soccer will encourage the adoption of Small-Sided Games best practices in August of 2016. US Youth Soccer has been encouraging Small-Sided Games for more than 20 years and most of the 55 member State Associations have adopted the philosophy during that time.

The benefits of Small-Sided Games for players include more fun, more touches on the ball and more tactical decisions. The style of play will allow players to learn different positions, learn tactics quicker, increase fitness and allow players to be more emotionally and socially involved — creating a more fun and enjoyable game. 

Small-Sided Games FAQ: [Download PDF]
Small-Sides Games USSF Standards Chart: [Download PDF]

"What we’re trying to do is to help players develop by putting them in an environment where they are constantly involved in the play," Ramos said. "That could be with the ball and that could be without the ball, but when you make things small-sided, everyone is somehow involved in the play, whether that’s in defending, in cutting angles, in cutting the ball back, you’re always in the play."

Calendar Year

Effective August 2017, the grouping of players will also change nationwide, with encouraged adoption of best practices in August of 2016. U.S. Soccer will go back to calendar birth years to align with international standards and Youth National Team programs.

US Youth Soccer will implement the best practice of calendar year age grouping for player registration beginning with the 2016-2017 soccer year for US Youth Soccer programs and competitions

Using the school calendar for age groups is practiced only in the United States and Canada; as all other FIFA members go by the calendar year. 

Previously, age groups were determined based on players born between Aug. 1 and July 31. The change to calendar year age groups will reflect the calendar year, or Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. Players are still allowed to “play up” or play in an older age group.

US Youth Soccer, a respected leader in player development for more than 40 years, has seen the evolution of the game and various changes. The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program has used the birth year for the grouping of players since it was established in 1977. In fact, the James P. McGuire Cup, the oldest trophy in youth sport, awarded at the annual US Youth Soccer National Championships also shows the history of teams named for their calendar year age group.

Calendar Year FAQ: [Download PDF]
Calendar Year Age Matrix 2016-2023 [Download PDF]

“Overall, the two things this accomplishes is it makes things easier and it gets us on the same calendar with the rest of the world," Ramos said. "So now it becomes easier to identify for U.S. National Teams and everything else when it comes to international soccer.”

Click here for U.S. Soccer's official statement on the changes. More details will be provided as available regarding specific implementation for these mandates from U.S. Soccer.