SYA Recreational Soccer

SYA Recreational Soccer

Pee Wee (U4 - U5)

Our 'Pee Wee' program is a great way to let your youngster try soccer in an environment that is both age appropriate and creative. Your player will work with coaches who focus on fun soccer activities while integrating the soccer basics of foot skills, dribbling, passing, and shooting. Small sided games will be played at every session.  

Our Pee Wee program is coed and meets every Saturday at Bull Run Elementary School.   Your assigned crew will play at the same time every week. A shirt is included in the registration fee. You provide a size 3 ball & shin guards for safety. Cleats are recommended, but not required.

Recreational Program (U6 - U12)

Our Recreational Program cannot be beat! No experience is necessary to play, and there are no tryouts. Our volunteer age group coordinators do their best to honor “special requests”, such as schedule conflicts, location, practice days / times, and we strive to make the teams balanced between new and returning players.   

The Recreational Program includes at least one practice and one game per week. Our volunteer coaches are licensed within one year and SYA conducts background checks on all of our volunteers.  Starting with U6, teams are separated into boys and girls teams, and beginning with U8 an End of Season Tournament is played.  There are also opportunities for your player to be selected to the All-Star Team at the end of the season to play in an All-Star Tournament against other local leagues.  Recreational Program players should purchase a uniform to wear during games (Uniform Information).

Emerging Talent Program (ETP) (U6 - U7)

In addition to our Recreational Program, your player will have the opportunity to be nominated and invited to join our Emerging Talent Program (ETP).  ETP is focused on talented and enthusiastic recreational players, and its mission is to focus on individual player development. The SYA ETP serves as a direct bridge from the recreational program to the U8 Academy. In the ETP, players in each age group train together at a centralized location in player pools rather than on individual teams. To be eligible to participate in the ETP, players must be currently registered for the SYA Recreational Program and must be invited by the Directors of the ETP and U8 Academy.  

Director of ETP / U8 Academy Girls:  Craig Scott
Director of ETP / U8 Academy Boys: Adam Baumgardner (

Suburban Friendship League (SFL) (U14 - U19)

It is never too late to try soccer.  The Suburban Friendship League (SFL) has been operating since the Fall 1990 season providing scheduling services for recreational soccer teams. The league’s charter and decisions are based on whether the result is for the good of the players. SFL has twice weekly training sessions and weekly games (some local travel for away games is required).  There is an end of season SFL sponsored tournament for qualifying teams.  Coaches are volunteers, and SYA requires coaches to be licensed within the first year of coaching and does conduct background checks on all of its volunteers. Players participating in the SFL Program are required to wear a numbered uniform during games (Uniform Information).


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5950 Centreville Crest Lane
Centreville, VA 20121
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 471
Centreville, VA 20122
Phone: (703) 815-3362
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