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SMYO has been serving the youth of Charles County since 1971.
We currently offer programs in soccer and baseball, and Flag Football! Our Soccer Program has been growing each and every season. Our Baseball Programs offer a Recreational League as well as a Brand New Travel League. We also offer FREE Fitness and Fundamentals Clinics for each sport at the beginning of the Spring and Fall Sporting Seasons. Our facilities in Pomfret, Maryland offer players and their families a concessions stand, Clubhouse, Playground, three batting cages, four baseball fields, five soccer fields and 2 flag football fields. Come check us out.
All Players Welcome!
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Fall Goalkeeper Training
SMYO Soccer is partnering again with Gretton Goalkeeping!
Coaches and parents are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to train with a dedicated Nationally licensed Goal Keeping Coach!!!
Training begins the foundation of the skills needed to excel at this position in soccer.
USMNT Goalkeeper, Tim Howard didn't learn his skills once, he trains 2 hours in the morning with his Club team and then trains 4 to 6 hours in the afternoon. He also deals with Tourette's Syndrome.
Goalkeeper training isn't just about learning and advances skills but practicing the known skills for the muscle memory! You don't want your goalkeeper to debate on what to do, you want them to react with the right form and positioning to stop the shot!
WHO: 7 -17 year olds; all experience levels
WHEN: Fridays (5, 12, 19 Sept and 10, 17, 24 Oct) at SMYO
TIME: 6-7pm (time maybe extend due to player attendance)
COST: $50 for all sessions (this package is worth over $300)
WHERE: Goalkeeping training area near the U7 fields.
If you would like to receive information for Spring 2015, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall Age Groups
U18 August 1, 1996 - July 31, 2000
U14 August 1, 2000– July 31, 2002
U12 August 1, 2002 – July 31, 2005
U9 August 1, 2005 – July 31, 2007
U7 August 1, 2007 – July 31, 2009
PeeWee Soccer – Aug 1, 2009 – Jul 31, 2010
(must be 4 yrs by Aug 1st)
9 Aug - 9:00 am until completed - Field Prep SMYO Soccer Fields
11 Aug - Practices begin
16 Aug - 10:00am SMYO Field Day
17 Aug - 3:30pm - All Soccer Parent/Coaches Meeting - St. Joseph's Church
5 Sep - Goalie Trng begins
6 Sep - First game
TBD - Skills Nights
25 Oct - Last game
Equipment & Uniforms
Each player must have shin guards, cleats, and soccer socks that cover the shin guards, and a water bottle. Coaches can not let a child practice unless they have proper gear and water. SMYO provides game uniforms (jersey, shorts, and socks). These are mandatory uniforms for all games and coaches will not play a child in a game if they are not in proper uniform.
Soccer Skills Nights
Skills nights will be incorporated into the game schedule for each age group. These training sessions will emphasize on the fundamentals of soccer.
We are joining with Gretton Goalkeeping this season for another round of technical training. Training session will be incorporated into the game schedule with Friday night set aside for technical training.
All Soccer Parent-Coaches Meeting
We will have anALL Soccer Parent-Coaches Meeting Sunday, 17 August 3:30pm at St. Joseph’s Church Community Hall. We will have activities for the players that attend, if you are able to leave your player at home please do. We will discuss the mission and vision of our program, talk through required safety items, and open to questions.
Mandatory for all coaches. 17 Aug 3:30pm St. Joseph’s Church
NYSCA Online Training - If you didn’t not complete this course, please let me know.
SMYO Field Clean up
Please attend to help prepare everything for the Fall season ... Bring tools (label them), gloves, etc …. Saturday, August 16, 10 until ?? completed
Maryland State Youth Soccer Association (MSYSA) E License Course
All E License courses are closed.
Go to www.msysa.org
Click Coaches Education to find the information for the E License Course
or any other State Soccer License
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1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month @ 6:30pm SOCCER SEASONS
Registration for Spring - December through mid-February
Registration for Fall - June through mid-July
SMYO Policy parents may not request coaches, practice nights/times, or practice/games locations.
SMYO Policy states no refunds after a player has been placed on a team.
Help SMYO by making a donation or being a sponsor. We accept donations from individuals and offer sponsorship levels for businesses. Please help SMYO continue for another 40 years providing a learning, fun, and safe environment for soccer and baseball. We are the only non-profit youth sports organization in Charles County that own their own property and we offer two sport programs for all players. If you want to sponsor a specific activity or item (for example, field light replacement, new digital sign by the road), please contact us at email@example.com.
Board Meetings occur on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. During the season, we move meeting to the following Saturday to accomidate Board Member that are also Coaches.