Recent Announcements

  • Fall, 2015 Registration is now open... Deadline 7/16/2015 Initiate Registration Process (https://www.gotsport.com/asp/application/reg/?ProgramID=40072&Type=PLAYER#top), or go to BYS Registration Page (click here) to learn more about Registering.
    Posted Jul 6, 2015, 5:54 PM by D Sanford
  • Spring Sports Banquet When:  Tuesday, June 23 at 6:30 pm (Awards first, then dinner)Where: Gazebo at South Commons Soccer and Baseball will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, and paper goods. As ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2015, 8:59 AM by D Sanford
  • Berlin Soccer Fields closed weekend of 4/10/2015 We are closing the fields for this weekend in order to allow them to dry and for the grass to take hold. Most NVYSL towns without turf fields are already ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2015, 4:16 PM by D Sanford
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About Us...

Berlin's Soccer Association offers Fall and Spring soccer opportunities:

  • Under six yrs old (U6) co-ed, where they typically practice 1 day a week, with a game in Berlin on Saturday.
  • U7 and U8 co-ed, where they typically practice 1 day a week, with a game on Saturday.  A schedule is usually created with our Berlin team(s) and the Boylston team(s).  Away games are in Boylston or Clinton.
  • U10 and above split out into Boys team(s) and Girls team(s).  At this level, our teams are part of the Nashoba Valley Youth Soccer League (NVYSL).  We must follow the strict guidelines associated with the league, including the early registration of teams and players.  At this level, they practice twice a week and Away games could be in any town within the league.
  • Registration Timeframes are based on Nashoba Valley Youth Soccer League's schedule...
    • Fall Soccer Registration is usually done in June, with a deadline of early July.
    • Spring Soccer Registration is usually done in November, with a deadline of early December.
  • We are an organization run by Volunteers, from administration to coaches.  We welcome you to join us in our soccer program for our children of Berlin.  You can volunteer during the registration process for your child or you can contact the presidentPlease see the Contacts page for information.

Important Links

Nashoba Valley Youth Soccer League  for the U10 and above boys and girls age groups.  Here you will find game schedules, directions, and field closure information.

Mass Referee Committee Information on referee certification

Town of Berlin MA town web site

FIFA The World Soccer Federation, posts national team rankings.


Goals and Philosophy

The Berlin Youth Soccer Association provides opportunities to play soccer for all children living in Berlin, attending school in Berlin, or who have at least one parent residing in Berlin.


Goals for Berlin Youth Soccer Participants

  • Fun

  • Learning to play soccer

  • Social interaction with friends

  • Teamwork and Sportsmanship

  • Open participation by all

  • Healthy physical activity

  • Increased self-confidence


Philosophy

ALL training for young players should be done WITH the ball to produce soccer players that have superior touch and technique. Any fitness that is needed occurs from playing and "soccer ball touch" aerobics, drills and games need to be done at full speed. Incorporates the "ball" in all aspects of training, so each player is exposed to hundreds of ball touches at each training session.

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