2016 January Newsletter

2016 Germantown REC Spring Soccer Registration 


Registration for the 2016 Spring Recreation Soccer Season continues.  

Avoid the late fee, register BEFORE February 1st, and guarantee your young soccer player a spot this Spring.

The Spring season is fast approaching, please review the key dates to the right. 

Help spread the word, please pass along our 2016 Spring Flyer found HERE




Thursday, January 28, 2016 Pre-season REC Parent Meeting
Monday, February 1, 2016  LATE Registration begins
Monday, February 1, 2016  Pre-season U5- U10 REC Practices begin
Saturday, February 6 or 13 Spring Kick-off Event... SoccerFEST
Wednesday, February 17 REC SKILLS CLUB begin^
Thursday, February 18 REC Coaches Meeting
February 19- 21 weekend E Coaching Course^
February 26- 28 weekend D Coaching Course^
Monday, February 22 REC Practices begin
Saturday, March 1 REC Games begin
Wednesday, March 16 TOPSoccer begins
Saturday, March 26 Easter Bunny Cup
April 2- 3 weekend Silent Sideline Weekend
April 30- May 1 TSSA Friendship Cup (REC Tournament)^
May 14- 15 weekend Last REC Game date
May 21- 22 weekend REC Soccer Rain Make-up date
^  Additional registration required.
Dates subject to change.

















This meeting is for parents new to the Legends REC Soccer programs and for potential coaches.

6:15 PM, Thursday, January 28, 2016

7710 Poplar Avenue
Exeter Villages Shopping Center
Germantown, TN 38138

We will discuss plans for the upcoming season, Preseason training sessions, Uniforms & Equipment, Expectations Schedules, Communication, Coaching Instruction & Courses, Program options, Parent volunteer positions, etc.

The Legends REC Soccer Skills Club is designed to develop young soccer players through their formative years and to give them all of the ingredients they need to succeed in the game at the highest level. Players from an early age need to acquire the technical ability to master the ball and be proficient with both sides of their body.

The primary focus of the Skills Club is BALL MASTERY and FUN!


Wednesday, February 17, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday, February 24, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 2, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 9, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 16, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday March 30, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 6, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 13, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 20, 6:00- 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 27, 6:00- 7:00 PM

All dates are subject to change.  Additional training sessions may be added.

Primarily for the U7 thru U10 REC player, the Legends Skills Club is for the player who wants to challenge themselves to reach the next level... with goal of playing at the High School, ODP or higher level.

Can my child play recreational soccer and Skills Club at the same time?
Yes! As a matter of fact, the Skills Club is designed to supplement the recreational soccer experience, not replace it.

What is the cost of the Legends Skills Club?
The cost is $75.00.

The Legends Skills Club includes training sessions and a Legends Skills Club training top.

When and where is the REC Soccer Skills Club held?
All Legends REC Soccer Skills Club Training Sessions will be held at the Cloyes Soccer Park, unless otherwise stated on the Skills Club Training Schedule page.



TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a community-based soccer program designed to meet the needs of athletes with physical, developmental, and or intellectual disabilities.

Wednesday, March 16 
Wednesday, March 23 

Wednesday, March 30 
Wednesday, April 6 
Wednesday, April 13 
Wednesday, April 20 
Wednesday, April 27 
Wednesday, May 4 

All dates are subject to change.  Please visit website for the most up to date schedule. 

Player participation and development are key elements of the program. TOPSoccer is designed to improve the overall fitness, self-esteem and social skills of your athlete.

In short, TOPSoccer takes individuals from the sidelines to participating in the game.

All sessions are at the Cloyes Soccer Park on Wednesday nights (6:00-7:00 PM) during the Spring season.

Participation is FREE….. register online today.


Want to become a TOPSoccer Buddy?   Register (above) online today.



Do you know someone who should be recognized for their achievements?  We are looking for a Player, Coach or Volunteer to recognize each month.  If you have someone you would like to nominate, please send an email to INFO@GermantownLegends.com requesting the nomination form or CLICK HERE to access the form online.


Registration for the USSF E and USSF D Coaching Courses to be held in Germantown, TN in February 2016 have begun online.

February 19- 21, 2016 USSF E COACHING COURSE
February 26- 28, 2016 USSF D COACHING COURSE

Classroom sessions will be held at Houston High School; while field sessions will be held on Germantown soccer fields.  

Minimum age to take the E Course - 16.



For more information or to register, visit www.TNSoccer.org


Ages - U6- U18 Boys, Girls and Coed

The Germantown Legends Soccer program will host the 2016 Spring Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) Friendship Cup in Germantown, TN.  This event is formerly known Kohl’s Cup.  The tournament dates will be Saturday, April 30- Sunday, May 1, 2015

Tennessee Soccer will provide a family fun atmosphere for the newly named Friendship Cup. We will have inflatables, giveaways and music on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Games will be held at both the Cloyes Soccer Park and the Germantown Soccerplex.

The Friendship Cup is open to all Division 4 registered Recreational teams registered with TSSA.  

More information will be available on the Tennessee State Soccer Association website.



While the 2015- 2016 team tryouts have been held, we do have a limited openings on a few of our competitive teams.  If you are interested in joining the Legends, please contact us.

The Germantown Legends are always looking for dedicated athletes to add to our roster of talented players.  If a player will miss or has missed a scheduled tryout, please contact us. 

Carey Talley
Director of Coaching


Chris Bartels
Club Director
(901) 652-5601


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