AYSO EXTRA, a PROGRESSIVE PLAYER PROGRAM, is 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 organization membership in AYSO.
EXTRA is not designed to overshadow or harm the standard primary program - rather the goal is to strengthen AYSO by recruiting and retaining players and volunteers through 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.
In Glenview, Region #362, players are rostered on an EXTRA Team and a Primary Program team at the same time and participate fully with both teams.
EXTRA Program Highlights:
- A travel-style soccer program with Professional Soccer Trainers partnered with traditional AYSO-trained volunteer coaches
- Player tryouts are free!
- Player uniform, hoodie and Pro Trainer sessions are included in player fees
- Must be registered for upcoming season for Glenview AYSO primary program to tryout
- Opponents are from other AYSO EXTRA programs in surrounding suburbs and Chicago
- Program tracks game standings and has playoffs in Spring season
- EXTRA Program player fees for Fall 2013 & Spring 2014 seasons = $395
EXTRA Season Information:
- Season begins same weekend as AYSO Primary Program
- Games are on Sundays after 4:00pm with the possibility of a few games on Saturdays after 4:00pm
- Training Sessions (Practices)
- One 2-hour session each week
- One hour with Professional Trainer and one hour with AYSO EXTRA Coach(es)
- Training Sessions/Practices will be on Wednesdays or Thursdays between 4:30 - 7:30pm, depending on daylight
All Tryouts will be held at *Flick Park* in Glenview
Player cuts and Teams will be announced via email by June 3rd
Wednesday, May 15th
*U9/U10* Boys (3rd & 4th graders in Fall 2013) from 4:30pm - 6:00pm
*U12* Girls (5th & 6th graders in Fall 2013) from 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Rain Date = Wednesday, May 22nd same time and location as above
Thursday, May 16th
*U9/U10* Girls (3rd & 4th graders in Fall 2013) from 4:30pm - 6:00pm
*U12* Boys (5th & 6th graders in Fall 2013) from 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Rain Date = Thursday, May 23rd same time and location as above
No RSVP or Fees Required for EXTRA Tryouts
Just attend on designated date listed above for player age level
Must be registered for Glenview AYSO Primary Program
If you are unable to attend Tryouts on your designated date, email EXTRA Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for an accommodation.
For any information or questions, please contact Andy Baker, EXTRA Program Director, at email@example.com
Please also inquire and mention if you are interested in coaching an EXTRA team.