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DYS November Newsletter 2018

DYS Newsletter- November 2018

Hello DYS Community,

The Fall Season is winding down, and the players are still having a great time.  Hopefully mother nature cooperates and allows the last weeks’ games to be played.  While we are still playing and have soccer on our minds, please register for the Spring Season as well as Off-Season Winter Training.

DYS is looking for someone to help with our marketing and outreach plan.  If you are interested in helping volunteer some time to a great organization, please

SPRING REGISTRATION – ***NOW OPEN*** Register early to avoid the late fee.  Deadlines:  Travel Age: Jan 1st; Town Age: March 1st

Winter Training-              sign up at www.competeindoorsports.com/Dedham for Local Indoor Soccer training with professional coaches (see attached) .  Limited spaces available and DYS is covering some of the costs to make it VERY affordable for off-season skills. 

Town Program and Little Kickers- Sunday November 11th will be makeup games at Rustcraft Field (schedule will be from Nov 3rd game).  Please connect with coaches and attend!!! 

Coaches Evaluations-  Help Give DYS feedback on how our VOLUNTEER and Professional coaches are doing.  See link http://assn.la/UserForm.asp?RegID=175615&org=DEDHAMSOCCER.COM

DYS needs Travel Referees- This is a great way to earn some money doing something you enjoy!!! Please contact for questions and how to sign up.  This is for ages 14 and older.  Adults are welcome to sign up as well.

Past and Upcoming events:

1.            Oct 21st                 Gonzalez Field dedication -

2.            Oct 28th                 Trunk or Treat - Great showing for DYS in our community and thank you to all involved in setting this up!

3.            Nov 4th                  DYS- Halloweenfest- check out the website for pics.  The kids had a great time dressing up, any more rain delays and they would be dressing up as Santa J

4.            Dec 4th                  General Board meeting for all DYS- Election of officers 7:30pm Endicott Estate

**Little Kickers cost is increasing this Spring to $75.  There will be new updated lesson plans to include small scrimmages and games this Spring.

As always, we cannot thank our sponsors enough.  We appreciate their time and donations that help make our DYS program better…Floating Childrens Hospital- Tufts Medical (see attached info about preventing sports injuries), Muzi Chevrolet, Thomas Guido- All State, Dedham Dental Associates

DYS on 3…

Paul Yandrisevits, DYS President

by posted 11/08/2018
Halloween Fest 2018

Check out the photos of DYS Halloween Fest 2018 under the "Pictures" tab!

by posted 11/08/2018
Spring Registration is OPEN

Hello DYS Families,

Registration for the Spring 2019 season is now open.  Please register your players soon, as the quicker we have players registered, the quicker coaches can plan their winter training opportunities.


Grades 3-8:  January 1, 2019, All Other Programs:  March 1, 2019


Grades 1-8:  $100, Grades 9-12: $50, Little Kickers:  $75

Thank You, DYS

by posted 10/19/2018
Winter Skills Clinic

by posted 10/15/2018
DYS Newsletter- August 2018

DYS Newsletter- August 2018

Hello DYS Community,

As much as we don’t want summer to end, I am looking forward to FALL SOCCER !!! 

Travel soccer first game is Saturday, Sept 8th; Town soccer first game is Saturday, Sept 15th

We are busy working on practice schedules and will have them out in the next few weeks (wish this process was faster for everyone, but we are working with over 50+ teams and field availability)

Upcoming events:

1.           DYS Cleat Swap               Thursday, August 30th  6-9pm at Endicott Estate.  Pick up gently used cleats for your child or donate some… (I personally donated 3 pair and picked up a pair)

2.           DYS night @ DHS             Friday, September 7th Girls Varsity game @5pm and Boys @ 7pm 

3.           DYS gives back day         date tbd: event highlighting a local charity to give back to our community

Team/Player Announcements:

New TRAVEL-AGE Uniforms:

I hope that by now everyone has placed their order.  If not please use the following links to place your order ASAP https://www.challengerteamwear.com/store/dedhamys/index

Coaches Meeting                           Thursday, August 30th Endicott Estate Town- 6-7:30; Travel 7:30 to 9:00

*uniforms will be picked up for Travel and Town coaches at the meeting and then distributed to all players at practice. (unless you are a travel player that did not sign up in time and getting the uniform delivered to your house)

**DYS has hired 3 Professional clinician coaches this fall season to help our coaches as well as our players develop their soccer skills.  Clinician practice schedules should be out before Labor Day (we had to wait for field sharing and coaching placements to finalize).  Each team from grades 1 thru 8 will have practice time with a clinician as well as their own team practice.


  • REGISTRATION for FALL SEASON- we have added a waitlist as some age groups are full, while others still have a few openings
  • Watch for DYS winter programs to be announced soon including skills clinics and indoor leagues


DYS on 3…

Paul Yandrisevits

DYS President

by posted 08/17/2018

Dedham Express win the U-19 MTOC Championship

With a 1-0 victory over Pembroke, our U-19 Dedham Express have won the statewide MTOC Championship!!!

Front Row:  Abi Jiminian, Katherine Flynn, Julia Hunt, Kiley Flynn, Delaney Turner, Leah Goffredo, Cara Derby, Jenna Soucie, Sabrina Ciampa

Back Row:  Head Coach George Cariofiles, Courtney Warjas, Hannah Hunter, Bridgette Crowley, Madelyn McKenna, Erin Dwyer, Corinne Downey, Filitsa Siokas, Jessica Flynn, Asst. Coach Jay DeAngelis

posted 06/24/2018
DYS- High School Scholarship Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 DYS Scholarship Winners:

Olivia Brancato, Daniel Perno, Kyle Miccheke and Corinne Downey (JH Rumpp Award).

by posted 06/18/2018

REGISTATION is now open for FALL 2018

Also note TRYOUT SCHEDULE in May for incoming 3rd, 5th, 7/8th grades (you must be registered to attend tryouts)


by posted 04/26/2018
DYS- Info and Events

April 26th, 2018


Hello DYS Community,


It has been a month since my last email and the season has finally started!  I have been to many of the town and travel games in Dedham, and it is great to see all the hard work from the DYS Board, Coaches, Parents, and Players coming to life.  I have a few reminders and upcoming events for everyone to mark on their calendars:

Reminders and Info:

·       Registration has opened up for FALL 2018.  Sign up early so that we can add as many teams as we can!    Sign up at http://dedhamsoccer.com/Page.asp?n=34500&org=DEDHAMSOCCER.COM and scroll to the bottom  until you see this: Click Here to Register for the 2018 Fall Town or Travel Soccer Season 


Incoming Grade 3-8 -June 20, 2018, June 21 late fee begins

All Town Programs -  August 1st, 2018, August 2nd late fee begins

·       Zero Tolerance:  All Town and Travel parents and coaches.  I am going to be blunt.. DO NOT TALK TO THE REFEREES AS A COACH OR AS A FAN DURING OR AFTER THE GAME UNLESS IT IS POSITIVE.  We always want to show a positive environment for our players, the referees, and opposing teams.

·       Show your support for DYS!   Within the next week or so, you should be getting a free DYS car magnet for you and stickers for the players. 

·       Gonzalez (and all Parks and Rec) fields- NO dogs, no benches on fields.

·       Travel age teams should see new goalie gloves and a DYS goalie jersey…

·       We are working on Summer Camps for all the kids to keep up and improve their soccer skills.  Look for more details in the next few weeks.

·       Cleat Swap-  We are still collecting cleats, balls, soccer equipment in a bin at Riverdale during Town games.

·       New Uniforms- the board is currently working on possibly changing uniforms for the fall.  More to come…



·       Tryouts/Evaluations for incoming Fall 3rd, 5th (new), 7th/8th (combined) grades. 

SAVE THE DATE: May 14, 15, 17th see the DYS website for more details.  *you must be registered for fall in order to take part in the tryout/evaluation

·       DYS night at the Revs- Saturday, May 12th @7:30.  Fill out the order form and give to your coaches to order tickets.  Checks made out to Dedham Youth Soccer.  Tailgate sponsored by DYS before the game if we get 200+ people.

·       DYS town-wide end of year picnic at Nobles- Sunday, June 10th

·       Fall- DYS night supporting the Varsity teams

·       Flag Day Parade- who would like to walk with the DYS group?


Dedham on 3…

Paul Yandrisevits

DYS President


by posted 04/26/2018
DYS- Spring Updates

March 26, 2018

Hello DYS Community,

As President for the Dedham Youth Soccer Association, I am truly honored to work with the exceptional individuals on our Board and further with all of you that value the time and dedication of our *all-volunteer* organization.  We will all work hard to enhance the soccer experience for you and your child and to meet your expectations.  Over the next weeks and year, the DYS board will work to respond to the ever-changing needs of the soccer community.  DYS is now representing between 750-800 children in Dedham!  Some things that we have been working on:

As of this Wednesday, March 28th, all parents should have had communication with their coach, including the Little Kickers program (except High School grade teams-which have a later start date).  If you have not heard anything, please contact me at .

Practices- Mother Nature has not been cooperating, but we are hopeful, but cannot guarantee that practices will start the week of April 2nd.  A few travel teams will start this week on Gozalez Field.  The coaching staff should let you know where/when you are practicing.

This year we have invested heavily in our training program by hiring two professional coaches from England to help our volunteer coaches and players develop their skills and have fun.  Each team from Little Kickers thru 8th grade will get one session per week with a pro coach in a grade and gender format.  ie: all 3rd grade boys will practice together, all 6th grade girls will practice together.

What’s ahead?

  • Cleat/Equipment swap- April 7th Gonzalez field 10am to 12pm. More details on the web
  • Town Referee meeting:  April 5th 6:30-8pmEndicott estate for returning refs only.  Fall season will be accepting new referees
  • Tryouts/Evaluations for incoming Fall 3rd, 5th (new), 7th/8th (combined) dates have been set.  SAVE THE DATE: May 14, 15, 17th see the DYS website for more details.  *you must be registered for fall in order to take part in the tryout/evaluation
  • DYS night at the Revs- Saturday, May 12th @7:30.  See your coaches to order tickets and more details on the web. Tailgate sponsored by DYS before the game if we get 200+ people.
  • DYS townwide end of year picnic at Nobles- Sunday, June 10th
  • Fall- DYS night supporting the Varsity teams
  • New Uniforms- the board is currently working on possibly changing uniforms for the fall.  More to come…

I am looking forward to getting to know more of you, and your interests and concerns in the coming year. I would appreciate hearing from you and encourage you to reach out to me or speaking with me at one of our regularly scheduled board meetings or on the fields.

Please connect with DYS on FB, and check out our website. www.Dedhamsoccer.com

Dedham on 3…

Paul Yandrisevits

DYS President


by posted 03/26/2018

by posted 03/04/2018
Spring DYS Uniform


Step #1- check with your Coach and Division Director.  DYS has some uniforms in stock for sale.

Step #2- if you need to order a uniform, (will be sent to your house) please log on to https://www.challengerteamwear.com/store/dedhamys/index

Uniform Shirts= $18

Shorts= $16

Socks= $6

*shipping costs apply for ordering online

**DYS is looking into possibly changing uniform styles for the fall season, but will not be decided for a few months.

by posted 02/28/2018
DYS- Winter Updates


Hello DYS Families,

I wanted to update everyone on what is happening during the off-season at DYS. 

1.            Training- We have started a new Winter Clinic at Compete Indoor in Norwood.  This is a state of the art Turf field that will help our children progress their soccer skills during the off season.  These clinics will be run by professional coaches with a vast background in teaching soccer.  If you have not signed up yet, I encourage you to do so before the second session is filled.  They will be held on Saturdays 5pm to 6:30PM starting on February 24th (more information at www.Dedhamsoccer.com )

2.            Professional Coaching- DYS has hired 2 professional coaches from Challenger Sports to help with our training program this Spring.  We are very excited to launch this new initiative to step up our level of play and have our children AND coaches learn from these new coaches.  One coach will be devoted to our Little Kickers thru 2nd grade town program and the second coach will work with our 3rd thru 6th grade travel program.  We will also be hosting special sessions for grades 7 thru 8 and older.

3.            Winter – Indoor teams.  We had 3 teams participate in indoor leagues in Canton, MA with great results.  Next year, we are looking to add even more teams.

4.            Travel Teams update:  We have met with the Travel coaches about the registrations for the Spring season and discussed the team formations.  This was a complete group effort with all involved and decisions were made together for the best interest of all the children.  Teams will be announced by the coaches on Wednesday, February 28th for all teams EXCEPT 8th Grade boys as we are still working on finalizing rosters/coaches.  If you have not heard from your coach (and are registered) within a few days of this date, please let me know.

5.            Fun Activities:    Revs night is fast approaching.  Mark your calendars NOW…Dedham Youth Soccer “Night at the Revs” will be Saturday, May 12th at 7:30PM vs the defending champions Toronto FC (featuring Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore).  The coaches will be taking orders for tickets as soon as practices start.  If we get to 200 tickets sold, DYS will help sponsor a family friendly tailgate before the game. 

6.            Town update- the deadline to register is March 1st.  Please visit the DYS website to register.  The end of year picnic is starting to take shape for Nobles.  More details to follow.  We are hoping to have more sponsors, booths, activities than ever before.  If you have any suggestions, please let me know.

7.            DYS Board- 10 members of the board attended an all day Workshop sponsored by the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association.  Topics ranged from referee training, Positive coaching, development of US Soccer and more.  It was a positive learning experience for the members in attendance.

8.            Coaches-Thank you for volunteering!  Your division directors will be reaching out to you soon about the spring season.  Coaches meetings will be held on Thursday, March 15th, from 6-9pm, more info to follow.


As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions, comments, concerns both positive and negative.

Dedham on 3… 1,2,3- DEDHAM!!!


Paul Yandrisevits

DYS President

by posted 02/19/2018

Dedham Youth Soccer is offering a Winter Skills Clinic on Saturdays 

Saturdays:            February 24th thru March 24th

Time:                    3:30PM

Grades 1thru 2=   60 mins

Grades 3 thru 4=  90 mins

Grades 5 thru 6= 90 mins

Where:               Compete Indoor Sports- 576 Pleasant Street, Norwood, MA

Cost:                  $59 per player (DYS is paying a portion of the fees to lower the costs to our players)

Professional Coaches have been hired and will be leading the training.

Register at competeindoorsports.com/dedham

for additional questions contact: Dedhamsoccerpresident@gmail.com

*this is first come, first serve and limited to 20 players (Coed) per each group listed above 

**see flyer at DYS Documents "Winter 2018 Skills Clinic" on the left side of this page

by posted 01/29/2018
DYS- Message from the New President

Dear Families, Coaches, and Friends,

My name is Paul Yandrisevits and I was recently elected and am honored to serve as the new Dedham Youth Soccer (DYS) President in 2018.  I wanted to introduce myself to everyone and give my personal thanks and sincere appreciation to George Cariofiles, our Immediate Past President for his leadership the past few years.  In addition, congratulations are in order for the newly elected board members.  Please get to know them – it is this team that will help make the organization a success.  I’d also like to thank our sponsors for their support.  We are grateful that their contributions allow us to provide excellent programs, equipment, and venues for our professional development.

My hope for the year is that you, as parents and family members, gain as much value in the program as I do.  DYS is committed to the objectives set forth “to provide the youth of Dedham, MA the opportunity to participate in recreational and competitive soccer leagues by teaching and demonstrating soccer skills, sportsmanship, respect, and fair play. To provide a safe environment where our youth not only can excel in their soccer skills but also learn the importance of physical fitness, teamwork, determination, persistence, and hard work”.

There is no better time to get involved with the DYS community and connect with other families in our great town.  Take advantage of volunteer opportunities that arise or by coaching a team.  I have several new initiatives with the development of our coaches, and players that will be implemented in the coming weeks.  Our committees are planning new professional training sessions, fun team events, and family gatherings.  I am truly excited for what is in store for 2018.

I will periodically be updating everyone via emails, website, and FB with our progress and welcome your thoughts, suggestions, and input on how to strengthen our program.  Please feel free to email me directly at

On behalf of the Board, thank you for making DYS what it is and thank you for all the coach and parent volunteers.  We look forward to a year of excellence.

Paul Yandrisevits


Dedham Youth Soccer


by posted 12/27/2017
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