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Register Players & Coaches

New Jersey Youth Soccer provides an online registration option for every player and coach! Our goal is to provide modern solutions for club administrators, allowing us to get more than 100,000 and 10,000 coaches on the field together.

Player & Coach Registration for the 2021-2022 Seasonal Year (e.g. Fall 2021 - Spring 2022) is now available for configuration. Please see the steps below to get started:

(1) Complete the Annual Affiliation Form (Formerly Club Questionnaire)*
(2) Migrate Existing Teams From 2020-2021 to 2021-2022
(3) Create New Teams for 2021-2022
(4) Copy/Create a New Registration Program in the Club Platform (if Applicable)
(5) Utilize "Get Teams" in Club Platform to pull teams from steps 2 & 3 in the State Platform

(6) Register Players/Allocate and Assign Players to Teams
(7) Coaches Compliance Submissions [Beginning May 1]
(8) Team Activation [Beginning July 1]
(9) Print Passes [Beginning August 1]

When forming teams, please take careful note of the Member Policies (e.g. Roster Sizes, Transfer Windows and Limits, Minimum Number of Players).

For a complete 2021-2022 Getting Started Guide, click here. To view the "Registration in 90" video help series by clicking here

*NJ Youth Soccer will begin processing insurance certificates on or about August 1st, 2021 for member clubs after the prerequisites above have been completed. Certificates for the current seasonal year (i.e. 2020-2021) are valid through August 31st, 2021. All dates are subject to change.

Register Players

All players applying for membership must do so through an affiliated member club. Note: Travel players may only submit an application through one member club per seasonal-year (see Playing Policies, Forms, & Guidelines).

Member clubs have the option of submitting player registrations through one of the following methods:

(A) Sports Connect Club Platform

(B) Upload Player Information

(C) Manually Enter Player Information

Seasonal Year Fees: $15/Travel Player, $9/Recreation Player, $0/TOPSoccer Player

For instructions specific to recreation, please click here

Register Coaches

Travel Adult Member Passes (i.e. Travel Coaches)

Travel coaches must submit NJYS approved compliance documents in their Sports Connect account for verification (if not previously verified), including Coaching Education, Concussion Education, and annual SafeSport training. See the compliance requirements below:

Coaching Education (No Expiration Date)
Concussion Education (No Expiration Date)
SafeSport Training (Annual Requirement)


All adults applying for a travel member pass (i.e. travel coach pass) must also submit and clear a background check with NJ Youth Soccer. 

VIDEO: How to Register for an NJYS Coach Member Pass

Register for NJ Youth Soccer Background Check


Recreation Adult Member Passes (i.e. Recreation Coaches)

All adults applying as a recreation member (i.e. recreation coach) must submit the appropriate compliance documents to NJ Youth Soccer via the coach’s Sports Connect account for verification (if not previously verified). See the compliance requirements below: 

Concussion Education (No Expiration Date)
SafeSport Training (Annual Requirement)

All adults applying as a recreation member  (i.e. recreation coach)  must also clear a background check. For organizations using the Sports Connect club platform, coaches will obtain a background check through NJYS. For organizations that are submitting a data file of coaches to NJYS, the organization must complete a "Certification of Criminal Background Screening Compliance for Recreational Youth Coaches."


VIDEO: How to Register for an NJYS Coach Member Pass

Register for NJ Youth Soccer Background Check


Seasonal Year Fees: $15/Travel Coach, $9/Recreation Coach*, $0 TOPSoccer Coach

*See "Reduced Fee for NJYS Recreation Coach Registrations"



'Registration in 90' Videos

"Registration in 90" is a playlist of videos that aims to capture and explain vital steps of the NJYS Player and Coach Registration Process for the 2020-2021 seasonal year in 90 seconds or less.

(1) Uploading Photo & Birth Document as a Parent 
(2) Cancelling a Player Application
(3) Cancelling a Coach Application
(4) Creating a Club Admin User
(5) Printing Passes, Rosters, Medical Releases
(6) Making Payments to NJYS
(7) Start a Player Transfer (Parent)
(8) Approve a Player Transfer (Club Admin)
(9) Background Check Status "None" or "Expired"

Need Help? Contact Us.

Contact New Jersey Youth Soccer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (609) 490-0725

Contact Sports Connect Support

State Platform: 855-873-5357
M-F: 11:30AM-8:00 PM EST
Sat: 10:00AM-6:00PM EST

Club Platform: 866-258-3303


Knowledge Bases
Sports Connect State Platform
Sports Connect Club Platform

Contact Us

New Jersey Youth Soccer

569 Abbington Dr, Suite 5
East Windsor, New Jersey 08520

Phone: 609-490-0725
Email: [email protected]

New Jersey Youth Soccer

569 Abbington Dr, Suite 5
East Windsor, New Jersey 08520

Phone: 609-490-0725
Email: [email protected]
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