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May 2018 Recreation Newsletter

New Jersey Youth Soccer is pleased to share with you our May Recreation Newsletter to keep you informed of the latest news and programs being offered by NJ Youth Soccer. We endeavor to increase our communication via this monthly initiative.

Target and KIDS in the GAME Offering Youth Soccer Grants

Target and KIDS in the GAME are teaming-up to offer $1000 grants to youth soccer programs. The Target youth soccer grants program provides support for player registration fees, game equipment and training for volunteer coaches. Read more.

NJ Youth Soccer Embraces "Abuse Free Safe Zone" at All Events

NJ Youth Soccer is proud to promote an "Abuse Free Safe Zone" at our events. We want everyone to show parents, players, coaches and referees RESPECT. To get information about ordering signage for your event, contact communications@njyouthsoccer.com.

Parenting and Coaching the Perfectionist Athlete

Perfectionism robs our children of the youth sports experience and develops long-term anxiety that can be damaging to the brain and body. Changing the Game Project offers tips on how to help young athletes reduce their anxiety and do away with perfectionism altogether. Read more.

NJ Youth Soccer Renews Partnership with JAG Physical Therapy

New Jersey Youth Soccer and JAG Physical Therapy announced the continuance of a partnership that designates JAG PT as the Official Injury Prevention and Physical Therapy Provider for NJ Youth Soccer. Through the relationship, JAG PT supports a variety of NJ Youth Soccer events and provides content to educate its membership about health and wellness. Further, JAG sponsors a Comeback Player of the Year Award that honors a deserving player at the NJ Youth Soccer Annual Awards Dinner. Read more.

Target United Cup
Registration for the 2018 Target United Cup is open! This is a wonderful opportunity for players to experience a consistent, high quality tournament in a fun family-like atmosphere. This program fosters stimulation and excitement about soccer in an effort to increase the recreational players' interest in and love for the game. Learn more. | Register to host a Target United Cup.

Save the Dates: Upcoming NJYS Nights with New York Red Bulls and Sky Blue FC

Please save the dates below of our upcoming NJ Youth Soccer theme nights with the New York Red Bulls and Sky Blue FC. Each match will provide NJYS membership with a discount ticket offer and special in-game experience opportunity. Details to follow.

  • Saturday, June 2: Sky Blue FC vs. Utah Royals FC
  • Sunday, August 5: - New York Red Bulls vs. Los Angeles FC

NJYS Play of the Month

NJ Youth Soccer is once again teaming-up with the New York Red Bulls and Sky Blue FC to celebrate the best on-field moments in the region for our "Play of the Month" initiative. This is an opportunity for NJ Youth Soccer players and teams to share their achievements, fun on the field and win a monthly prize from the New York Red Bulls or Sky Blue FC. This could be an individual goal, save, string of passes or any soccer activity that celebrates success and achievement on the field. Just tag @NJYouthSoccer on social media when you post a video, and make sure to use #NJYSplayofthemonth.

Get Involved

Volunteers are the backbone of NJ Youth Soccer and are a key component to all of our programs. If you are interested in getting involved with NJ Youth Soccer, contact us today at communications@njyouthsoccer.com.