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    July 2017 Tryouts

    Tryout dates and times are now posted on the Tryouts tab!

    Use link below for more info.

    Summer Camps Info & Registration

    2017 Summer camps info is now posted on the Camps & Training tab.

    Use link below to get full details.

    2016 Spring & Summer Recap

    Click here for the ESC 2016 Spring and Summer Recap! *Additional MYSA OATHS Award winner - Coach Bagshaw's U9 Maroon Boys!

    ESC Implements Zero Tolerance Policy on Referee Abuse

    This policy has been developed to address the growing (and unfortunate) trend of referee abuse in youth sports, in general, and youth soccer, in particular.  Our policy, as set forth in the document below, is simple: Any physical or verbal abuse of referees is as unacceptable as physical or verbal abuse of players.  It is never acceptable for spectators to criticize referees, verbally or otherwise, at an ESC event.

    See the link below to view the new policy in it's entirety.


    Birth Year & Small-Sided Changes

    As you may have heard, USSF and US Youth Soccer are requiring ESC to make certain changes to the way ESC Groups its players for team formation purposes and the format for small-sided games played by our U12 and younger age groups. All clubs in Minnesota and throughout the U.S. are subject to this mandate starting in Fall 2016 season.


    See the document link below with info that was previously sent to our membership regarding these changes.


    MYSA Warm Weather Guidelines

    Per the MYSA website, the following are recommended when there is a possibility of dangerous high heat index:

    Heat Index                         Recommendations
    Up to 89 degrees            Normal Play

    90-99 degrees                  Mandatory 2-minute water breaks per half with running time. Each half shortened by 5 minutes.

    100-105 degrees            Mandatory 2-minute water breaks per half with running time. Each half shortened by 10 minutes.

    Over 105 degrees           Suspend Play

    Coaches should discuss the heat index with the referees prior to the game being played, so that any adjustments can be made to play time.
     

    MYSA Cold Weather Guidelines

    Cold Index          Recommendations

    46° and higher   No Change

    45° and lower    Allowable Additional Clothing:

              1. Layered beneath uniform (i.e. long sleeves, long pants, additional socks)
              2. Gloves or mittens
              3. Stocking caps without straps
              4. Sweat pants or shirts [MYSA Rule 7.4.1.e] may be worn underneath the uniform, in the case of extremely cold weather, provided the entire team uses the same color sweats.
              5. Jackets may be worn under the uniform so that referees can see the player's number     in the event of a card being issued.

    Clothing NOT Allowed:

              1. Hooded sweatshirts (hoods and strings present possibility of being grabbed)
              2. Ear muffs plastic or metal part crossing top of head presents potential hazard (headbands OK) .
              3. Scarves (Isadora Duncan Syndrome) 

    40° and lower   Shorten games five minutes per half. 

    35° and lower   Suspend games

    http://www.mnyouthsoccer.org/weather-policy

    WEATHER GUIDELINES

    All scheduled games will be played rain or shine, unless lightning is spotted in the game area. All players are directed to show up to all scheduled games, even if the weather looks daunting. The decision to play or not play a game will be made at the field by the Referee.

    If the City of Edina closes fields in the event of over-saturated conditions, the Club will notify Coaches and Managers by 3 or 4pm in the afternoon via email. A notice will also be posted on the website home page if timing and access allow. If you have not heard from your coach or manager, please plan on showing up to play. NOTE: fields may be closed on a field by field basis. i.e. Creek Valley fields may be closed for the day, but Lewis fields may be playable. Don't assume that all fields are closed unless you hear that is the case.


    Creating a website account

    Click here to create an account for the Edina Soccer Club website

    • PLEASE NOTE: When you create an account on the website, if the system gives you a message that says your email address already exists, that means you already have a NGIN account through another organization's website. Please enter your username and password, or click the links provided if you forgot one or both. Once logged in, you will automatically be placed in the Edina Soccer Club Member Directory on the website.