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Metros Travel Soccer

Introduction

Metros Travel Soccer program is a Rochester area travel soccer program open to all boys and girls in the local and surrounding areas. Regular travel soccer league matches are played in neighboring towns (typically less than 30 minute drive) in the Rochester area during the months May-July. Training is what differentiates travel soccer from the house soccer programs. Teams normally train throughout the fall and winter months, in preparation for the regular game season. Teams train at indoor facilities and may choose to  participate in local indoor soccer leagues or indoor tournaments as part of their activities. Age eligibility for travel soccer is 8U-19U.  A tryout is typically required for the player to demonstrate a reasonable level of interest and ability before participating in the program. We encourage you to contact us for any information regarding the Metros Travel Soccer program.


Metros Travel Soccer Player Registration

Metros Travel Soccer Player Registration is now open. Please be sure to choose the correct team/coach in the drop down menu. You may choose from full payment, or payment plan, options at checkout. A payment plan divides registration fees into three equal payments, and will automatically deduct from the credit card or checking account you provide at checkout. Second and third payments are scheduled for October 18, and  November 15, respectively. All transactions are performed via the SportsEngine network and a secure payment transaction system.

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Notes about the age requirement

Note that in some cases, where player ability and skill may warrant it, a player may join a team in the age group +1 year. This requires approval of the travel program coordinator and coaching staff. Players may not "play down" to a lower age group. Contact us for more information regarding age groups for travel soccer.

Mission Statement for Metros Travel Soccer

We work to improve the level of play for each player, and to show players how much fun they can have learning the sport of soccer. We teach them the value of teamwork, sportsmanship, and fitness while considering their individual development. 

Metros Travel Soccer organization considers the 09U-12U age groups to be developmental, while the ages 13U-19U are typically increasing levels of competitive play. Metros Travel Soccer is an organized, safe, and enjoyable soccer experience for kids who want to play throughout the school year.

2020 TRAVEL SOCCER TRYOUTS

Although the formal period for tryouts and player evaluations has ended. You may request a tryout by pre-registering at the link, or by contacting us by email. If you do send email, please be sure to include your gender and date of birth so that we can direct your request appropriately.

TRYOUT SCHEDULE

Group Date Time Location
Boys 09U-19U Please contact us TBD TBD
Girls 09U-19U Please contact us TBD TBD
* First Responders Park is formerly Gates Town Park

* Note: Rules of competition prevent travel teams from adding players to participate in travel soccer league matches in mid-season. In general, you may arrange to be invited to join a team practice session during any time. Contact us for information. 

Age Matrix 2019-20 Season

Age Group Birth Year
8U 2012
9U 2011
10U 2010
11U 2009
12U 2008
13U 2007
14U 2006
15U 2005
16U 2004
17U 2003
18U 2002
19U 2001

Contact us with any question about the Metros Travel Soccer program

Metros Travel Soccer Program


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OVERVIEW

Metros Travel Soccer programs offer a competitive soccer environment for the enjoyment of our players and their families. Training is an essential part of any travel soccer program. Many of our teams train in indoor facilities throughout the fall and winter months and into the pre-game season. Players must attend a tryout to be considered for placement on a Metros Travel Soccer team.

Travel soccer is a great environment for competitiveness and high-level skills training. Any players considering making the jump to a traveling team should be made aware of the following:

  • You will be required to try out and will be placed on a team according to ability.
  •  Higher level development. Technical and tactical skills are taught along with rules of the game to prepare players  to compete with teams inside / outside of Monroe County and for high school competitive level of play.
  • Players looking to play in a more competitive level , high school,  college and beyond should seriously consider joining a travel team for development and to hone their skills.
  • Travel soccer can be more expensive than recreational soccer. It can incur costs from professional coaching,  increased practice time and travel expenses.
  • There is no guarantee of playing time. The best players play. The best players typically come about as a result of practice, repetition, and discipline 

Click here for more information on travel soccer

The Rochester District Youth Soccer League (RDYSL) provides competitive travel soccer for boys and girls teams from age 9 up to 19 in eleven age groups.


New York State West Youth Soccer Association


US Youth Soccer is a non-profit and educational organization whose mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth through the sport of soccer at all levels of age and competition.

Gates Youth Soccer League Sponsors

Since 1975 Gates Youth Soccer League is a 501(c) (3) Non-Profit Organization. Contact us at info@gatessoccer.org for more information.

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