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  • SLYSA will adapt to the small sided standards & birth year registration before the 2016/2017 season (August 1st 2016 - July 31st 2017) Age Group and Small-Sided Games Mandate from U.S. SoccerClick to view official press release from U.S. Soccer Click to view announcement from US Youth Soccer Board of Directors FRISCO, Texas — 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

  • The U.S. Soccer Federation is recommending a ban on headers for players 10 and under, limits for players between 11 and 13 and having medical professionals rather than coaches make decisions on whether players suspected of concussions can remain in games. Click here to read more. Update: November 10, 2015 SLYSA will wait further guidance from US Soccer on how this will be implemented. View All News  

  • Karidis Group International has shared all their recent St Louis news…with exciting announcements regarding the Lamborghini Athletic Centre, the addition of PAO Volleyball USA and the recalibration of the PAO Soccer Schools training curriculum and RDA program. We are now excited to share all of their recent news from Athens, Greece. These acquisitions will help firmly secure a variety of options along a professional European path for both our PAO US men and women, across multiple divisions, i

  • Missouri Thorns and FC Missouri soccer clubs are proud to announce the addition of another renowned player/coach/ trainer. Mike Slivinski has joined the club as a trainer and coach of several teams. As a youth, Mike was one of the most renowned players to ever come out of the St. Louis area. As a St. Charles native attending Francis Howell North High School, and University Of Virginia, Mike eclipsed several accomplishments. Some of these include:    1999 MLS CUP Champion – D.C. Unit

  • New technical director for Missouri Thorns FC/ FC MissouriBy Johann Arnason Updated: August 31, 2015 Matt Caution, a St. Charles native, has returned to the area to join the Missouri Thorns FC/ FC Missouri, as Technical Director. As a youth, Matt was very successful with his soccer teams, including playing for his high school, Fort Zumwalt South. Upon graduation, Matt went on to play as a Division I player, for Missouri State University. At MSU, Matt still holds the rank of all-time MSU soccer c

  •  SLYSA Premier League winners will receive a free entry and two free hotel rooms for coaches to the Open Cup held in North Alabama in April 2016. As a component of the partnership between SLYSA and Premier Soccer Services the winners will be offered a guaranteed spot into the top division of the Open Cup 2016 with free entry for U11-14 Boys and Girls Fall 2015 SLYSA Premier league winners. Free entry is also offered to the U15, U16 and U17* boys winners of the Spring 2015 Premier League winners

  • I would challenge parents to stay focused on positive support“My experience growing up guides me. My father gave me nothing but encouragement and support and only offered an opinion if I asked. I knew when I had played well or not and I didn’t need him to tell me that. In fact, the most negative thing I ever heard from him was “I’ve seen you do better”. I would challenge parents to stay focused on positive support.”Steve “Ole” Olson of talked with Tony Glavin, Found

  • SLYSA Pre-Season FriendliesBy Johann Arnason Updated: July 20, 2015 SLYSA’s pre-season friendlies make up a tournament focused on training young and upcoming soccer referees. Four teams will be accepted in each age group and each team will play three games- two on Saturday, August 8th and one on Sunday, August 9th at the SLYSA Soccer Complex in St. Charles.             Tournament informationDates: Saturday, August 8th & Sunday, August 9thRegistration Deadline:

  • SLYSA’s league application for fall 2015 is now closed. Over 790 teams have signed up to play in our biggest league ever. We will play more games than ever on synthetic turf this coming season with 3 new soccer turf fields at Sportport and 4 new turf fields as Lou Fusz Soccer Complex. SLYSA will also host more SLYSA leage games at the SLYSA complex in St. Charles on some of the best natural grass fields in the area.         List of applied teams Here is the timeline for fa

  • Lamborghini Athletic Centre, Home of Panathinaikos Soccer SchoolsBy Johann Arnason Updated: May 22, 2015 Panathinaikos Soccer Schools is proud to announce a groundbreaking venture; the future Lamborghini Athletic Centre will be located in historic downtown St. Charles, MO. Our 15 year agreement allows for construction to commence this summer with a grand opening in August 2015! The Lamborghini Athletic Centre will feature almost 60,000 sq. feet of indoor training space, including synthetic turf