Welcome Introductions Mission, Vision, Values Travel Program Try Outs What Happens Next
Vienna Youth Soccer Mission At VYS we strive to build character, confidence, and a lifelong love of soccer by providing a continuum of competitive, high-quality and positive soccer experiences for all players in the Vienna community.
Vienna Youth Soccer Vision The VYS Travel program is a Player Development program that includes selection / non selection. There are many different ways to organize such a program. Whilst VYS will conduct diligent research on current methods, we will be striving to set our own highest standards
Vienna Youth Soccer Values VYS will strive to offer an excellent player development program for all players with the emphasis on development. VYS will strive to ensure players fall in love with the game of soccer and continue to love the game.
Vienna Youth Soccer Values VYS will strive to develop the player on the field and also teach valuable life skills. VYS will strive to offer an excellent coaching environment and appropriate competition environment.
Vienna Youth Soccer Values VYS will offer a cost-effective soccer development experience. VYS will provide a variety of competition experiences. VYS will implement a clear coaching philosophy to prepare players for the demands of the modern game.
Vienna Youth Soccer Values The Travel program will live the values of the VYS mission and vision with an exciting philosophy, expansive playing style, robust coaching curriculum and positive learning environment for all.
Vienna Youth Soccer VYS Travel Program The VYS Travel program is designed for players who want to make a commitment to soccer and aim to improve. It involves selection and non-selection. It requires a minimum level of commitment and dedication.
Vienna Youth Soccer Player Commitment (Family) The VYS travel program requires all players to commit to 2/3 practice sessions per week. The VY Travel program requires all players to be available for league fixtures during Fall and Spring. The VYS Travel program will include a winter Futsal training program. The VYS Travel program will include carefully selected Tournament experiences.
Vienna Youth Soccer Player Commitment (Example)
Vienna Youth Soccer VYS Commitment Well organized program with robust coaching curriculum with a holistic strategy for player development Cost-effective player development program with excellent learning environment Appropriate level of competition for enjoyment, challenge and learning
Vienna Youth Soccer VYS Commitment Strategically offer and place teams in appropriate levels of competition including Leagues and Tournaments Leagues will include NPL, ODSL, WAGS NCSL
Vienna Youth Soccer Executive Director Technical Director Assistant Technical Director U9 – U12 Bill Delaney (Boys) Assistant Technical Director U9 – U12 Bill Delaney (Boys) Assistant Technical Director U13 – U19 Vacant (Boys) Assistant Technical Director U13 – U19 Vacant (Boys) VYS Staff Structure Coaches
Vienna Youth Soccer Executive Director Technical Director Assistant Technical Director U9 – U12 Michel Vanderhart (Girls) Assistant Technical Director U9 – U12 Michel Vanderhart (Girls) Assistant Technical Director U13 – U19 Hank Leung (Girls) Assistant Technical Director U13 – U19 Hank Leung (Girls) VYS Staff Structure Coaches
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs The aim of VYS during the Try Outs is to ensure a fair and transparent process for all, a consistent well organized Try Out and a well communicated message prior, during and post Try Out. This will create a positive environment for all to take the field and showcase their talents.
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs - Registration All Players must pre-register for the Try Outs through the VYS website. Players who wish to Try Out for older age groups must attend the Try Out of their actual Age Group first. Assistant Technical Director will then assess and direct player.
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs - Attendance All current VYS players are invited to Try Outs to be observed by the new Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director and Coaches. (We want you to show off your talents as we have not seen you play.) For players that are unavailable for Try Outs dates this will be collected at Sign Up and Assistant Technical Director will advise
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs - Attendance There are 3 scheduled Try Outs. In the event a Try Out is cancelled due to weather, the Make Up date will be utilized. All players must endeavor to be at all 3 Try Outs. All Players must wear a plain white T shirt (No Vienna / club shirts). All Players must wear shin guards, cleats and bring water bottle and soccer ball
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs – Evaluation Current players – Coaches will submit Player Evaluation forms to Assistant Technical Directors in advance of the Try Outs. This is one tool for coaches to use to evaluate players. During the Try Outs, coaches will use a Player Observation form to support monitoring players. This is a tool to support coaches to make objective decisions; not a feedback form.
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs - Rosters The decision on players will be a collective one made by coaches, Assistant Technical Directors and where needed the Technical Director. All players will be informed via email 2 working days after the last Try Out date whether they have been successful / unsuccessful.
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs – Rosters If successful, players will be invited to sign up to join the VYS Roster for that Age group on a specific team. This does not mean the player will play every game with this team as it is a player development program and we must create a culture of occasional player movement.
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs – Arrival on the day Please ensure you arrive as early as possible for the Try Out to register / sign in (30 minutes prior). Please ensure parents carpool for ease of parking. Please ensure parents are aware of time and finish times of Try Outs.
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Outs - Upon Arrival Upon arrival, players must sign in. Each Player will be assigned a number e.g 132. That is your Try Out number for all three Try Out dates. The assigned number must be placed on playing shorts clearly visible to coaches. Players must bring their assigned number to each Try Out.
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Out – Format Each VYS Try Out will consist of: Sign In Warm Up Introduction message Small Sided Games (Introduction message for Parents) Cool Down and Depart
Vienna Youth Soccer Try Out - Format During Small Sided Games (Scrimmages) players may play on a variety of teams and in a variety of positions. Players may play with a variety of players. Players may play on different game fields. All players will receive equal playing time during Try Outs. T
Vienna Youth Soccer What Happens Next Email of Power Point presentation to all members Register for Try Outs if not already registered Attend Try Out dates Contacted by VYS with details on Rosters
Vienna Youth Soccer What Happens Next Post Try Out communication via email from VYS technical staff within 2 working days of last try out Acceptance or decline from player (via email) within 48 hours of invitation Register and pay the deposit ($250) within 3 days of email