Introduction to EXTRA
EXTRA is a progressive player program
designed for players who have the interest, skills, and abilities and want to enhance their experience and individual growth through soccer while retaining the spirit of and organizational membership in AYSO.
EXTRA gives athletes whose interests and abilities lead them to a more progressive soccer experience. You can feel secure knowing your child is part of a trusted organization and will be given fair playing time. EXTRA doesn’t take away from the regular program, but adds to the strength of the organization by providing more competitive play the AYSO way. The EXTRA program embraces the Six Philosophies of AYSO: Everyone Plays, Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship and Player Development.
Coaches are trained under AYSO’s coaching program, the only youth soccer coaching program accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education.
The program is more challenging quality soccer at a less challenging cost than similar programs. Just as important, it Is designed to be FUN. A higher level of competition should never prevent players from enjoying themselves—the AYSO way.
Key Details about Glenview's EXTRA program
A travel-style soccer program with Professional Soccer Trainers partnered with traditional AYSO-trained volunteer coaches
Players are rostered on the EXTRA team AND a primary program team (i.e. house team) and participate fully with both teams in the Fall and Spring
Opponents are from other AYSO EXTRA programs in Chicago and surrounding suburbs
The program records team records, tracks divisional standings and has a playoff format and tournament in the Spring
There is an additional fee for participation in the EXTRA Program. Player fees for Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 season = $395
- Tryouts are held in May for the upcoming season
- Player tryouts are free, but you must be registered for upcoming season for Glenview AYSO primary program to tryout
Area 6D Divisional Results
For Further Information...
For additional information or questions and to confirm your spot for tryouts, contact Michele Davis, 2014 Extra Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org