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Soccer Programs for Every Season


 


                     Recreational - Instructional Programs                                                                      Advanced
Two seasons,  March-May  and  August-November                                                       Competitive Programs          

Ages 2.5 - 5

The Kicker, U3-U4 Program offered by our partner, US Soccer Coaching, uses soccer and props to increase motor activity and skills. Engaging tyke games, that "just happen" to use a soccer ball, keep the kids active and learning.  more...

The Kinder Program, for 4 and 5 yr olds introduces 3 new skills, including the throw-in, seen here.  U5 plays Jamboree style, while U6 plays on a small field with limited rules to facilitate great fun and learning.  more...

Ages 8-11

U10 and U12 players play mostly within Palo Alto, and end the season with several tournaments with teams from the cities around us.  more...

Soccer Camps

Palo Alto Soccer Camps are 5-days during PAUSD school breaks and during the summer.  School break camps are offered in a variety of full day and partial day formats.  Summer break camps are full day or half day.
Camps focus on skills appropriate to the ages of the campers, and advance a curriculum through the week, culminating in scrimmaging and game instruction in a small group setting.  Each day has a theme; dribbling, passing, shooting, control and skills of using the body.
For younger campers fun play-time themes are also introduced.  




Ages 6 - 7


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The U8 program is uniquely designed to give every player the most possible touches on the ball.  Each team splits into two on adjacent fields and plays two simultaneous matches, and the composition of each sub-team changes each week.  All kids, whether a strong player or weak player, gets opportunity to play with kids of like skills.  more...

Ages 12-18

U14-U19 Teams play throughout the south bay area and peninsula.  Play is fun and moderately competitive.  Players focus on favorite positions, and receive specialized instruction, to augment their general soccer instruction.  In the fall, teams participate in end of season tournaments in the south bay area.  Games are on Saturdays.  more...




Select & Elite

U10 through U19 competitive programs run year round with a month break at Christmas and at the end of school.  New teams are formed each season.  Play includes a scheduled inter-city season and tournaments in Northern California.  Tryouts are in April and October. 


Spring Select
The Select teams compete in the PCSSL on the peninsula, and in tournaments around the greater bay area, ending their season in a grand tournament, the Davis World Cup.  The Select teams attend our very own tournament, El Palo Alto.  Tryouts are in late October.  more...

Fall Elite
The Elite teams compete in the AYSO Extra Program around the lower bay area, including the peninsula and east bay.  Elite teams may attend a few tournaments, including some club (non-AYSO) tournaments.  Tryouts are in early May. more...

VIP Program

The Palo Alto AYSO VIP Program provides a quality soccer experience for children and adults, whose disabilities make it difficult to successfully participate on mainstream teams.
Registration is free.  Practice and play is on Sunday afternoons in fall.  more...