For the upcoming Spring 2016 Season the North Florida Youth Soccer League will be a model for the implementation of the new USSF Player Development Initiatives. All initiatives except calendar year age for players will be implemented
Utilize Build Out Line (A line 14yds in from each goal line) with no GK punting for U9-10 (The build out line is used to promote playing the ball out of the back in an upressured setting.
When the GK has the ball, either during play or from a goal kick, the opposing team should move behind the build out line.
Once the opposing team is behind the build out line, the goalkeeper can pass or throw/roll the ball to a teamate (No Punting, drop kicks or bouncing the ball on the ground and kicking). The GK has the option of a quick start to put the ball into play prior to the oppossing team all going behind the withdrawal line. After the ball is put into play by the goalkeeper,either by throwing, rolling or kicking, then the opposing team can cross the build out line and play resumes as normal
For more information contact your club Director of Coaching or Youth Director
For the 2015 Fall and 2016 Spring Seasons we will not be recording scores for the U9 and U10 Premier age groups
For information on the Region B Premier Division 2015-2016 Season visit www.regionbpd.com
The technical area extends 1 m (1 yd) on either side of the designated seated area and extends forward up to a distance of 1 m (1 yd) from the touch line.
It is recommended that markings are used to define this area. Required by League
The number of persons permitted to occupy the technical area is defined by the competition rules. Max of 3 and they must be listed on the roster and have coaches cards
The occupants of the technical area are identified before the beginning of the match in accordance with the competition rules. During team check-in with the ref
Only one person at a time is authorised to convey tactical instructions and he must return to his position after giving these instructions.
The coach and other officials must remain within the confines of the technical area except in special circumstances, for example, a physiotherapist or doctor entering the field of play, with the referee's permission, to assess an injured player.
The coach and other occupants of the technical area must behave in a responsible manner.
2014/15 NFYSL Board of Directors Executive Committee