Comparing Programs

The Germantown Legends offer different RECREATIONAL soccer programs based on both age and skill level. The following is a brief explanation of our REC soccer programs.

PROGRAM HappyFeet LEAGUE FUTURE LEGENDS
WITH INSTRUCTION
JR LEGENDS LEGENDS COMPETITIVE
(SELECT) SOCCER
AGE GROUPS Little Toes 2.5 - 3.5
Big Toes 3.5 - 4.5
U5 Coed
U6 Coed
U7 Boys & Girls
U8 Boys & Girls
U10 Boys & Girls
U12 Boys & Girls
U14 Boys & Girls
U19 Coed
U9 thru U19 Boys & Girls
US YOUTH SOCCER DIVISION N/A Division 4 Division 4 Divisions 1, 2 & 3
WEEKLY TRAINING SESSIONS None

U5, U6, U7 and U8 - one day
U10 - up to two days per week

Up to two days per week Three times per week
SKILLS PROGRAM Taught during sessions

Included in each training session.

For U7 thru U10 'additional' sessions available each Wednesday evening.**

 

Saturday Skills program

Goalkeepr training

GAME DAY(S) Saturday mornings (one day per week commitment) Saturdays Saturdays

Varies depending on league or tournament play

MSSF (Weeknights M- TH)

DURATION 7 weeks - beginning in September (Fall) and March (Spring) 11 weeks - beginning in August (Fall) and February (Spring) 11 weeks, Practices begin late August (Fall) and late February (Spring) Fall thru Spring commitment
MATCH LOCATION(S) Germantown Soccerplex

U5 thru U8 - Cloyes
U10 - Soccerplex

InterLeague matches played on Collierville and Germantown fields Varies depending on League or Tournament play
OVERNIGHT TRAVEL None None None Varies by team
FORMAT Small-sided games; Varies U5 thru U6 - 3v3
U7 thru U8 - 4v4
U10 - 6v6
U12* - 8v8 or 9v9
U14* thru 11v11 and or 7v7
U19 Coed - 11v11
U9, U10 - 7v7
U11, U12 - 9v9
U13 and older - 11v11
COACH(ES) HappyFeet Coaches

Training sessions are led by the Legends Staff.

Legends Staff teaches the 'move or skill of the week' during each warm-up session.  

Volunteer coaches are provided instruction and supplies for each session.

Legends Staff referee and 'coach on the field' for U7/U8 (4v4) games.

Volunteer coaches (parents) manage teams and games.

Volunteer (Parent) coaches. Professional, Licensed Coaches.
REFEREES NO Referees Legends Staff for 'on-field' instruction. USSF Licensed Referees USSF Licensed Referees
REGISTER
Opens each May before tryouts begin.

*  Determined by the number of players registered and or league participating in.
** Additional registration fee.


TENNESSEE STATE SOCCER ASSOCIATION YOUTH PLAY LEVEL DEFINITIONS

DIVISION 1 – Our highest level of play is offered to teams that are categorized as U13 to U19.  This level of competition is recommended for our elite teams. Teams are eligible to participate in tournament sanctioned events and will typically play in our Tennessee State League (TSL) and the National Championship Series (NCS) of United States Youth Soccer (USYS).  These teams may qualify to play in our Division 1 State Cup, Region III Tournament, and the United States Youth Soccer (USYS) National Tournament.  Players at this level have the opportunity to also participate and be selected for the Olympic Developmental Program (ODP).  Registration at this level includes Indoor and Futsal registrations.

DIVISION 2 – Our 2nd tier level of play is offered to teams that are categorized as U13 to U19.  This level of play is recommended for our teams that are not quite at the elite level but aspire to be there one day.  Teams are eligible to participate in tournament sanctioned events and will typically play in our Tennessee State League (TSL) and may qualify to play in our Division 2 State Cup, Region III Presidents Cup Tournament, and the United States Youth Soccer (USYS) National Presidents Cup Tournament.  Players at this level have the opportunity to also participate and be selected for the Olympic Developmental Program (ODP).  Registration at this level includes Indoor and Futsal registrations. 

DIVISION 3 – Our 3rd final level of competitive play is offered to teams that are categorized as U13 to U18.  This level of competition is recommended for teams that desire something more than the local recreational soccer league.  Teams are allowed to play in tournament sanctioned events and are eligible for the Division 3 Tennessee State League (TSL) and may qualify to play in our Division 3 State Cup.  Players at this level have the opportunity to also participate and be selected for the Olympic Developmental Program (ODP).  Registration at this level includes Indoor and Futsal registrations. 

DIVISION 4 – This level of play is categorized as our local grass roots age U3 to U19.  Play is specifically organized  locally and teams are allowed to participate in tournament sanctioned events that have a specific bracket organized for recreational teams.  Recreational teams are NOTallowed to play competitive teams without prior approval from the Tennessee State Association.  Teams are eligible to compete in seasonal Kohl’s Cup or Cleveland Grimes Friendship Cup events designed specifically for our recreational minded teams.  Registration at this level includes Indoor and Futsal registrations. 

SOCCER JUNIORS – This level of play can range in skill levels.  This category is specifically designed to offer a lower cost to our teams categorized as U9 to U12.  Teams are allowed to participate in tournament sanctioned events, but there are no State Cup competitions offered to these age groups.  Tennessee State Soccer Association strongly recommends that all clubs registering Soccer Juniors use the United States Youth Soccer (USYS) recommended modified playing rules (Policy 13) when organizing play for these age groups.  Registration at this level includes Indoor and Futsal registrations.

INDOOR/ FUTSAL - This level of play is designed for players seeking ONLY to register and play during the indoor/futsal soccer season.  This season is typically but not limited to the winter months.  Players categorized to be on teams age U3 to U19 are eligible to participate.  It is suggested that players attempt to play on teams and against teams with similar abilities, but need to understand that Indoor/Futsal events may merge ability groups together to make an event more likely to occur. 


The Germantown Legends are a premier youth soccer club located in Germantown, Tennessee. 

Established in 2011, the Legends Soccer Club focuses intensely on creating brave creative leaders for life. Our no guilt, no shame, no blame philosophy gives kids the confidence to get out of their comfort zone and create the big play in any situation!

The Germantown Legends Soccer program is the official 'Soccer Provider' to the City of Germantown.

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