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Frequently Asked Questions

The Fall 2022 season starts Saturday, September 17th and ends November 12th with a Jamboree Tournament. No games will be played Columbus Day Weekend.

Mattacheese Middle School    400 Higgins Crowell Rd, W. Yarmouth, MA 02673

We are unable to accommodate special team placement requests at this time.

Registration is open to players Age 3 1/2 through Grade 5.

Introduction to Soccer :

Pee-Wee: (Ages 3 1/2 through Pre-K) Saturday's (30 minutes practice/ 30 minutes game). Introduces young players to the basic fundamental skills of soccer and the concept of team play. Players will receive soccer jersey, socks and a soccer ball.

Kindergarten: (Grade  Kindergarten) Saturday's (30 minutes practice/ 30 minutes game). Introduces young players to the basic fundamental skills of soccer and the concept of team play. Includes a complete uniform (jersey, shorts and socks).

Recreational Soccer: Grades 1 through 5: The program offers instructional soccer, normally consisting of practices and skill development sessions (1 to 2 times per week on weekday afternoons) and a game on Saturday. Includes a complete uniform (jersey, shorts and socks).

Yes, uniforms must be worn for games. Uniforms (jersey, shorts, and soccer socks) are included with the fee and will be provided by the coach on the Opening day. Players must purchase their own shin guards and appropriate footwear. Shin guards are mandatory. Soccer cleats are recommended, but sneakers may be worn.

All items of jewelry (earrings, necklaces, wristbands, watches, etc.) are forbidden and must be removed. They cannot be covered up with tape or bandages. "Medical Alert" jewelry is allowed provided it is properly taped down and does not pose any danger to the wearer or other players.

Casts (soft or hard) and splints are prohibited.

A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is considered dangerous. The referee makes the final determination of what player equipment is safe or unsafe.

Yes, we are planning on having a Jamboree Tournament on the last day of the season.  Please watch your email and our website for information as it gets closer to that time.

The fee for the Fall 2022 season is $100. This cost includes a uniform.

Yes, each additional sibling receives a $10 discount.

Once the registration has been completed, the fee is nonrefundable.

No - All outstanding bills must be paid in full before you will be able to register for the next season.  If you need help paying for the program, you may request a hardship scholarship or a payment plan.

YDSC offers special payment plans to break up the registration fee into several smaller payments. The typical payment plan is 3 payments, but alternate payment arrangements can also be made. For additional information, click here to contact the YDSC Treasurer. 

YDSC is pleased to be able to provide financial assistance scholarships to help defray the cost of registration. To be eligible for financial assistance, parents/guardians must submit an online application. For additional information, click here to contact the YDSC Treasurer. 

YDSC needs volunteer coaches for the Fall and Spring Recreational and Travel soccer seasons. 

If you are interested in coaching, please complete the steps below:


  • Click here to create a member profile account with YDSC, if you do not have one already.  
  • Click here if you need help creating a member profile account.


  • Click here to sign up to coach.​​​​​​


  • Click here to complete the Mass Youth Soccer Adult Registration.  Click here for the process to Register.  
  • Abuse Prevention Training is required. Click here to view the instructions to complete the SafeSport Abuse Prevention Training course. 
  • Concussion Certificate is required. Click here to view the instructions to complete the CDC Concussion Certificate.

If you have any questions about Rec or Travel coaching, click here and select Rec Director of Coaching or the Travel Director of Coaching.

Unfortunately, we are unable at this time to have the Cleat Donation program this season. Please check back next Season. 

  • Shin guards: Players need to wear shin guards for soccer activities. Shin guards will not be available at the field, players must supply their own.

  • Soccer cleats: Soccer cleats are recommended. However, sneakers can be worn. If your player does wear cleats, only soccer cleats are allowed. Baseball, football and metal cleats are not allowed.

  • Water bottle: Please have your player bring a water bottle to games and practices, there is no water available at the fields.

  • Additional equipment: Players no longer have to wear masks. If a player chooses to wear a mask, only masks with loops over the ears are allowed. Please see below for additional equipment requirements related to COVID-19.

Due to COVID-19, changes may be required for the upcoming soccer season to comply with local, State and Federal guidance and regulations. This includes, but is not limited to changing the number of practices and games a team will have. YDSC is committed to creating a safe environment for everyone involved. For most recent updates regarding COVID-19 Protocols, Policies and Best practices, please click here.  

DISCLAIMER: Participants, parents, family and spectators taking part in soccer and soccer-related activities do so with the full knowledge of risk and potential exposure involved. In doing so they agree to accept any and all inherent risks to their personal health. 

If/When any COVID-19 restrictions change, we will immediately notify you. 

Questions? Please contact Peter Kudarauskas, our COVID-19 Safety Officer:

  • If you or your player are sick, please do not show up to any soccer activities
  • If you or your player tests positive for COVID-19, immediately please notify your coach

For those having trouble with online registration, there are 3 resources available: 

  • Come to a Help Session from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7 at:

Cape Light Compact
261 Whites Path
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

 Note: Registration is online. The Registration Help Session is only for those parents/guardians experiencing difficulties with online registration.