Germantown Legends Program Options
|2019 FALL- 2020 SPRING||FALL & SPRING LEAGUES||ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS||CAMPS|
|BIRTH YEAR||SEASONAL YEAR||
Division 1, 2 & 3
|TOPSoccer||REC Skills Club||Advanced REC||HappyFeet||FUTURE LEGENDS|
|2001||U19||JR U19||Legends U19||T|
|2002||U18||JR U19||Legends U18||T|
|2003||U17||JR U19||Legends U17||T|
|2004||U16||JR U19||Legends U16||T|
|2005||U15||JR U19||Legends U15||T|
|2006||U14||JR U14||Legends U14||T|
|2007||U13||JR U14||Legends U13||T|
|2008||U12||JR U12||Legends U12||T|
|2009||U11||JR U11||Legends U11||T|
|2010||U10||Future Legends U10||Legends U10||T||INCLUDED|
|2011||U9||Future Legends U10||Legends U9||T||INCLUDED||A^|
|2012||U8||Future Legends U8||Legends U8||T||S*||A^|
|2013||U7||Future Legends U7||T||S*||A^#|
|2014||U6||Future Legends U6 Coed||T||HFC||FLC|
|2015||U5||HappyFeet||Future Legends U5 Coed||T||HFC||FLC|
* Additional registration required. Must also be participating in the Future Legends program.
# By invitation only.
^ Program is available on a seasonal basis based on the needs of our players.
TENNESSEE STATE SOCCER ASSOCIATION YOUTH PLAY LEVEL DEFINITIONS
DIVISION 1 – The highest level of play offered to teams that are categorized as U13 to U19 in the State of Tennessee. 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 – The 2nd tier level of competitive play offered to teams that are categorized as U13 to U19 in the State of Tennessee. 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 – The 3rd final level of competitive play offered to teams that are categorized as U13 to U19 in the State of Tennessee. 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 (or recreational soccer) 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.
TENNESSEE STATE SOCCER ASSOCIATION (TSSA)
The Tennessee State Soccer Association is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation. Founded in 1976, TSSA is governed by a Board of Directors that is elected by representatives from our 100+ Member Associations, and maintains a State Office in Nashville, TN with a professional staff. Our vision is, “To be the Premier State Association known for Partnerships, Promotion, and Pioneering the next movement of soccer.”
The Tennessee State Soccer Association is part of a much larger soccer community. TSSA is a proud member of the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA), United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA), United States Soccer Federation (USSF), and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
US YOUTH SOCCER
The United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) is the largest youth affiliate and member of U.S. Soccer, the governing body for soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer includes 55 State Associations, one per state except for California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas, which each have two State Associations.
US Youth Soccer is a non-profit organization whose stated mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth through soccer at all levels of age and competition; to make soccer fun; and to instill in young players a lifelong passion for the sport.
US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL LEAGUE
The US Youth Soccer National League represents the national tier of the Leagues Program. It features the nation's top 14U through 19U boys and girls teams, offering additional exposure to collegiate, professional and U.S. National Team coaches. All teams earn their place in the National League through success in US Youth Soccer's regional and national competitions, and the top finishers in the National League qualify for the annual US Youth Soccer National Championships.
The US Youth Soccer Leagues program features the National League and a network of 13 conferences (formerly known as US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues) across the country. The competitions provide teams with the highest possible level of competition at the national and multi-state levels.
The national tier is known as the US Youth Soccer National League. Established in the 2007-08 season, the National League provides annual competition for the best US Youth Soccer teams in the country to play each other in meaningful games with increased exposure to college coaches and scouts. Every season features teams that each earn a place in the league and compete for division titles, as well as berths to the annual US Youth Soccer National Championships.
The re-imagined Leagues Program commenced in the Fall of 2018 and features a network of US Youth Soccer Conferences (formerly known as regional leagues) that are geographically focused, under one leadership and management structure, and linked into the highly successful National League and National Championship Series.
US YOUTH SOCCER CONFERENCES - MID SOUTH CONFERENCE
The US Youth Soccer Conferences make up the multi-state tier of the Leagues Program. The network of 13 competitive Conferences operate at a multi-state level — providing high-level competition on a consistent basis at a targeted local level. Teams in the top division (Premier I) of each Conference may have an opportunity to advance to the US Youth Soccer National League and the US Youth Soccer Regional Championships.
The Germantown Legends participate in the US Youth Soccer Mid South Conference.
US YOUTH SOCCER OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRM (ODP)
The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) was formed in 1977 to identify a pool of players in each age group from which a National Team will be selected for international competition; to provide high-level training to benefit and enhance the development of players at all levels; and, through the use of carefully selected and licensed coaches, develop a mechanism for the exchange of ideas and curriculum to improve all levels of coaching.
US YOUTH SOCCER PRESIDENTS CUP
The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup provides a progressive, competitive experience to US Youth Soccer teams from the state to regional to national level. The Presidents Cup gives players an additional opportunity to compete against teams from across the country at a high level for the joy and the challenge of the game. It provides the chance to experience a unique US Youth Soccer event with camaraderie, community and competition through sport.
US YOUTH SOCCER TOPSoccer
US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities, organized by youth soccer association volunteers. The program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl, who has a mental or physical disability.
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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