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Important Dates for DYSA Fall Programs!
DYSA Fall Programs kick off Friday September 8th with Micro Soccer!   REGISTRATION...
DFC Dragons U6-U8 Academy Registrations are Open!
    DFC Dragons U6/U7/U8 Player Development Academy Registration...
Duxbury Youth Soccer Important Referee Certification Information
Do you want to referee and get paid really well?  If you are...
Registration for Duxbury Youth Fall Soccer is Open!
Overview of DYSA Program Offerings
Dear Duxbury youth soccer community, DYSA frequently evolves and...
Follow @DuxYouthSoccer and @DFCDragons on Twitter
DYSA and DFC Dragons are now on Twitter!  Follow us for...
MassYSA offers On-Line Coach "G" Course
Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association recently launched their on-line...
Important Dates for DYSA Fall Programs!

DYSA Fall Programs kick off Friday September 8th with Micro Soccer!  

(After this date, Registrations will be wait listed!)

DYSA Fall program schedule:

Micro Soccer: Friday, 9:30am-10:15am (start date- Sept 8, 2017)

U6 Mini Soccer: Saturday, 8:30am-9:30am (start date Sept 9, 2017)

U8 Soccer: Saturday, 10am-11am (start date Sept 9, 2017)

U6 Mini Soccer and U8 Parent/Coach Orientation Session will take place on Saturday, September 2, 12:00-1:30pm at Chandler Coppens Field

U10+Fall 2017 In-Town Parent/Coach Orientation Session will take place on Saturday, September 2, 2:00-3:30pm at Chandler Coppens Field

U10-U14 In-Town: Saturday (start date Sept 9, 2017)

U10-U14 In-Town Skills: Wednesday 4:00-5:30pm starting September 20th, 2017 (All players registered in the program are encouraged to participate in the weekly skills session.  It is included with registration.).

* ALL DYSA programs have Columbus Day Weekend off

* ALL DYSA programs this fall end on Saturday, November 4, 2017.



by posted 08/15/2017
DFC Dragons U6-U8 Academy Registrations are Open!


DFC Dragons U6/U7/U8 Player Development Academy

Registration are open for FALL 2017!
NEW FOR FALL 2017:  Parents, for your convenience, we have appointed a group of responsible parents affiliated with our program to walk your child over to the DFC Academy directly from Chandler Elementary School immediately after school each Tuesday and Thursday during the season.  This will allow us to get started with practice sooner and also save you the trouble of rushing back to the fields to drop off your child.  You will just have to write a dismissal note and we will take care of bringing them over as a group before soccer practice.
Key Features of Our Program:
  • For Boys & Girls Born In 2010, 2011, and 2012
  • Tuesday & Thursdays 3:30-4:45 PM at Coppens starting Tuesday, September 5th 
  • Incredibly Convenient Location at Chandler Elementary School soccer fields
  • Innovative, Age-Appropriate Curriculum
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Certified, Experienced Professional Coaches
  • Challenging Program

The DFC Dragons Academy provides the highest quality soccer instruction for Duxbury's most motivated, committed, and focused U6, U7 and U8 soccer players.

The DFC U8 Academy is ideal for U6, U7 and U8 girls and boys that want more -- more soccer and also a more intense soccer experience than what other local programs provide.  It is intended for those players that are prepared to be introduced to a more comprehensive soccer curriculum focused on the development of ball mastery and fundamental technical skills.  In other words, the DFC Academy is for those more committed and focused young players that are ready and willing to make soccer a priority and have already developed a basic foundation of skills through mini soccer or another "early start" soccer program.  The DFC U8 Academy is not intended to be, nor is it appropriate as, a player's first soccer experience.

This seasonal program (Fall and Spring, with separate registrations for each) is designed to complement and build upon DYSA's town soccer program and provides two additional sessions per week of outdoor training including periodic intra-squad games and friendly matches against academy teams from other clubs.


  • An innovative, age-appropriate player development curriculum for those young players that are prepared to receive advanced instruction
  • Expert coaching from qualified, licensed, and trained professionals that have played and coached soccer at the highest levels
  • Limited enrollment that will be capped to ensure an ideal ratio of coaches to players
  • A friendly, small-group learning environment offering individualized instruction and a player-centric approach
  • Periodic intra-squad scrimmages and matches against other club-based academy programs located on the south shore
  • An incredibly fun and truly educational soccer experience


  • Training Sessions will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-4:45 PM each week @ Chandler / Coppens
  • Program will begin on Tuesday, September 5th and run for 8 weeks
  • Players will have the option of choosing 1 of our 2 training days per week or attending both sessions at no additional charge


Fees for the FALL 2017 DFC Dragons U8 Academy are $200 per player.
Enrollment will be limited in order to maintain an ideal ratio of coaches to players.
To register, click on the links below:

Boys Registration Link: DFC Dragons Boys U6-U8 Player Development Academy

Girls Registration Link: DFC Dragons Girls U6-U8 Player Development Academy


by posted 07/25/2017
Duxbury Youth Soccer Important Referee Certification Information

Do you want to referee and get paid really well?  If you are under the age of 14 and have never taken a DYSA referee training course, or have never refereed soccer before, then this is the course for you!

Date:   Tuesday, 8/22/17

Time:   9am-3pm

Location:   Chandler Elementary School Cafeteria

Cost:   $60 (includes official referee jersey - $25.95 cost included)

Eligible Age:   12-13 years old

This entry-level referee course will consist of 6 hours of instruction including 3 hours of classroom curriculum and 3 hours of on-field training.  This course will be taught by Duxbury Youth Soccer senior referees and coordinators.  Curriculum includes laws of the game, rules interpretation, referee requirements, DYSA referee assignment process.  Upon completion, you will be eligible to referee DYSA In-Town games only (Fall and Spring seasons) for pay.  DYSA just upgraded the referee pay rates.

Referee Pay Rates, paid by DYSA







CR Alone






CR + 1AR






CR +2 AR






CR = Center or Head Referee; AR = Assistant Referee

Please note, once a referee turns 14 years of age, they are eligible to become a grade 8 certified referee (via a separate course provided by Massachusetts Referee Committee) and are able to referee Coastal League and Northeast Soccer League games.  This DYSA-run course is only for NEW referees and is a great way to learn and apply the rules of the game in a low-risk environment AND earn some MONEY!  

If you’ve already taken this course, but are still under 14 and too young to receive your grade 8 certification, you do not need to repeat this course.  Please contact DYSA Assignors at referee_coordinator@duxburyyouthsoccer.org and you will be added to the referee roster for Fall 2017.

To Register, Click Here

by posted 07/24/2017
Registration for Duxbury Youth Fall Soccer is Open!


Born in 2014 and 2015:  Micro/Toddler Soccer 

This fun and engaging 6 week program will be held Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. and is designed to teach soccer skills in a non-competitive educational environment.  Enrollment is open to boys and girls aged U4 and U5 (children born in 2014 and 2015).  With parents participating by their side, kids will have a blast while learning basic soccer skills like chasing, running, and kicking. Classes are 45 minutes long and meet once a week. Adult participation is required.  

  • To register, click here

Born in 2012 and 2013:  Mini Soccer

Now entering its 14th year, DYSA's Mini Soccer program is a true Duxbury institution.  Almost every child in town participates in this introductory soccer program.  Sessions will take place on Saturday mornings at 8:30 am.  This includes 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of scrimmaging. 

  • To register for Fall Boys Mini Soccer, click here.
  • To register for Fall Girls Mini Soccer, click here.

Born in 2010 and 2011: Small Sided In-Town Soccer

DYSA's Small Sided In-Town Soccer is more structured and competitive and is played in a small-sided format that promotes lots of touches in a game-like environment.  Players will be assigned a team and coach. Practice and scrimmages take place on Saturday mornings at 10:00 am. It will include 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of scrimmaging.

  • To register for Fall Boys Small-Sided Soccer, click here
  • To register for Fall Girls Small-Sided Soccer, click here

Born in 2009 and Up: DYSA In-Town Soccer

DYSA's In-Town Soccer, is an intrumeral program for boys and girls ages U10, U12 and U14+. Skill balanced teams are formed in each age group and are coached by parents. 

  • To register for Fall In-Town Boys 2008 & 2009 (U10), click here
  • To register for Fall In-Town Boys 2006 & 2007 (U12), click here
  • To register for Fall In-Town Boys 2004 & 2005 (U14), click here
  • To register for Fall In-Town Girls 2008 & 2009 (U10), click here
  • To register for Fall In-Town Girls 2006 & 2007 (U12), click here
  • To register for Fall In-Town Girls 2004 & 2005 (U14), click here


$10 early bird discount for all registrations received before August 4th

A $40 late fee will be applied to all fall registrations after September 1st

For more information, please review the DYSA Program Overview Click Here

by posted 07/24/2017
Overview of DYSA Program Offerings

Dear Duxbury youth soccer community,

DYSA frequently evolves and improves our programming in order to ensure that we better meet your needs and that our offerings remain truly beneficial to the soccer community in Duxbury.  Our goal is to provide great soccer opportunities to our entire youth soccer community, regardless of your level of playing experience or commitment to the game of soccer.

The purpose of this email is to provide you with an overview of our current programming so that you can more easily make the best possible soccer-related decisions going forward.  Below are several exhibits designed to answer your questions and to help guide you through the potentially confusing world of youth soccer. (Click on them to open in PDF format.)

In the next week or so, we will also send out an additional communication focusing specifically on our programming for the winter and spring.  This subsequent email will help walk you through the decisions you will need to make in the weeks or month ahead.  In the meantime, we hope you find this information helpful.  Happy Holidays!

Duxbury Youth Soccer Association
Board of Directors




by posted 12/22/2014
Follow @DuxYouthSoccer and @DFCDragons on Twitter

DYSA and DFC Dragons are now on Twitter! 

Follow us for select program announcements.


You can follow DYSA at @DuxYouthSoccer


You can follow DYSA's club program DFC Dragons at @DFCDragons

by posted 08/21/2014
MassYSA offers On-Line Coach "G" Course

Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association recently launched their on-line coach education course,  G / U6-8  coach licensing course.  This is the entry level course designed for those folks who are coaching our youngest players. 

John Burrill, Executive Director of MYSA writes the following:

"The G-Course online is especially unique in the fact that all students have a LIVE interactive instructor available for questions and discussion as they go through the course.  With today's busy lifestyles we understand the problems that coaches face trying to block out time to attend a live course. In an attempt to address this problem and to provide education to those who may not otherwise seek it, we have developed a course that mirrors our live course.  It is our sincere hope that every coach in Massachusetts will earn their license, and providing this course will allow all people to do so from the comfort of their own home or office.

We encourage all your coaches to become licensed and take this course.  We will still be holding ‘live’ G courses as well for those who want a live instructor.    You can access the G on line either thru or web site or at www.massyouthcoachingcourse.org"

Duxbury Youth Soccer will reimburse all Coaches registered in our program, who obtain a certificate of completion.  We encourage all coaches to utilize this convenient training tool.

by posted 02/05/2009
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