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PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Metro Atlanta YMCA Soccer Programs offer children of all ages and ability the opportunity to enjoy the game of soccer in a positive learning environment at a competitive and recreational level.  The YMCA aims to promote youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, which enables each player to fulfill his or her potential both on and off the field. Players, parents, and coaches should feel confident that the YMCA Morals will be encouraged and enforced throughout their soccer experience.  From the moment you join one of our soccer teams you will become part of the YMCA family.

OUR GOALS

  1. Organize, manage, train and register players accordingly on a MAYSC recreational or select team that will compete at local, state, regional, and national levels.
  2. Afford players the opportunity to develop levels their soccer potential, equipping them to play at levels ranging from recreational, high school teams to national teams. This is accomplished by;
    • Hiring highly qualified coaches and teachers to provide professional training sessions;
    • Setting attainable but challenging goals to continually push players to achieve new levels;
    • Developing technical, tactical and physical aspects of each player;
    • Providing additional opportunities, clinics and player exposure for further practices and training
    • Providing education and information on healthy lifestyle, fitness, and nutrition;
  3. Assist in the development of all players both on and off the field encouraging players to partake in community events, fundraising efforts and awarding annual Academic Scholarships for top achievers.
  4. Create a life-long passion for the sport of soccer that will allow for continued involvement and participation.
  5. Recognize that not all players’ life priorities will be soccer and that the club environment should act as platform and tool that can assist in the development of the individual to succeed in whatever walk of life they choose.