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Dedham Youth Soccer- 2023 Winter Training
Hello High School Soccer players and parents,
Dedham Youth Soccer is starting a new program to help build the bridge between youth soccer and high school soccer. Our goal is to bring the 2 groups together and build the bridge between soccer programs. We are starting a volunteer High School Assistant coach position. Attached is the description of the volunteer position. We are hoping to get approx. 5 to 10 players to help this Spring 2023 season. This will help benefit the High School players by:
If you have any questions, or are interested in applying, please contact me at [email protected]
Dedham Soccer President
Calling all prospective referees! We would love to have more refs for the 2023 season. Make some money, put something interesting on your college application, get some exercise and have a lot of fun! Here are the details:
All the information needed to become a soccer referee can be found on the Mass State Referee Committee website which is massref.net There you will find a list of Zoom courses prospective referees need to take. New referees would need to take the “Grassroots entry referee” course. This cost $115 but DYS will reimburse parents for the cost of that course if the referee referees at least 5 DYS games. All the additional courses or requirements are free. In addition to that initial grassroots course, a prospective will need to take 2 additional courses or modules including an “on-field” one. This on-field course is in person—not zoom—at various locations around the state. These on-field courses tend to fill up as soon as they are posted on the massref website. All the courses have a 2 hour length. Prospective referees also have to take and pass a 50 question multiple-choice exam online on the massref website. In addition, prospective referees have to take the free Intro to Healthy and Safe Playing Environments course on the US Soccer website. This course takes less than a half hour to complete. After completing those 5 requirements, the prospective referee will receive his or her 2023 patch and be certified on the massref website for 2023 games. All referees must recertify each year.
BAYS has increased referee pay for the spring season and is considering further increases because of the shortage of referees. Here are the current BAYS referee pay rates:
7v7 referee $35
9v9 referee $45, 9v9 AR $30
8th grade referee $55, 8th grade AR $35
In addition, DYS has a referee bonus program allowing referees to earn extra money for serving as a referee or AR in our games. Working 2 games a Saturday for the 10 week season would earn most referees $800 including the bonus. Referees are also eligible to work club games for even higher rates if they choose.
Happy New Year from DYS!!!
Now don't forget to register your player!
DYS Spring Soccer Registration
Spring Registration is OPEN for Spring 2023 season for Grades: Kindergarten thru Grade 12 and Deadlines are fast approaching...
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Hello DYS Parents,
I wanted to thank all the board members, volunteers, coaches, and everyone who have worked hard to make Dedham Youth Soccer a great organization for the players, families, and town of Dedham in 2022. I know that we all have many other activities, meetings, practices, and our own work/family balance. Thank you for bringing your passion, your intellect, your experiences, your respect, your resources to help Dedham Youth Soccer.
I want to especially thank those that have helped over the last few years and are moving on from the board. Dylan, Suzanne, Chris L., Burke: Thank you on behalf of DYS for your contributions, hours of coaching, advising, and overall enthusiasm of making DYS what it is today!! You were passionate and always worked to put the players of Dedham first. Although, your work is never done and you may be called in as a sub here and there
I also want to welcome Jeff C., Aubrey D., and Danielle L. to the board. Looking forward to having your help in 2023 and beyond!
Spring Registration is OPEN for Spring 2023 season for Grades: Kindergarten thru Grade 12 (see www.dedhamsoccer.com for more details)
DYS Team Store
https://dedhamyouthsoccer2022.itemorder.com/shop/home/ We are moving the online store to Play it Again for a better user experience and to work with a local Dedham company. Check back often as we are adding new items soon
WINTER Soccer Indoor Training
Will be hosted on Sundays at Dedham Country Day School
Website and FB Updates
Please join DYS FB page and visit www.dedhamsoccer.com for up to date messages, notes, about the program. We will be adding more material about the programs, teams, coaches, history, etc. this Winter
DYS Upcoming Events
Town and Travel Referees
DYS is in need of more TRAVEL referee’s- Winter courses are now available- check out the website:https://www.massref.net/becoming-a-referee/steps-to-become-referee/ DYS will cover the costs of the course once you referee 10 total games. Bonus for any current referee who refers a future referee, and that person completes 10 games.
Do you have any suggestions, comments, concerns, would you like to volunteer to help? Email me at [email protected]
On behalf of the DYS Board…Thank you for all your support!
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DYS Spring Soccer Registration
Spring Registration is OPEN for Spring 2023 season for Grades: Kindergarten thru Grade 12
Congratulations to all boys and girls Dedham Soccer Travel Teams playing in the BAYS Fall 2022 League. DYS hopes that all teams/coaches/players worked hard, learned more about soccer, and had FUN!
Dedham Soccer had 26 total teams participate and 4 teams that finished in FIRST PLACE:
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Thank you to all who attended the Dedham Holiday Stroll this past weekend and stopped by the Dedham Youth Soccer booth hosted by Lisa Farnham.
Congratulations to the following winners of a complimentary Soccer season:
1) Player: Addie Lowe, 8 yrs old, Travel -- parent: Emma Child.
2) Player: Nathan Benoit, 5th grade Travel, parent Lori Benoit.
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