SPRING 2016 soccer registration is now OPEN

We encourage you to register as early as possible, given space limitations in some age groups.

We’ll do the best we can to place all children who have registered by November 22nd (this may not apply to the Toddler program which often fills earlier).

Note that if you do not register by November 22nd, you will be charged a late fee.

No registrations will be accepted for the SPRING 2016 season after Saturday, December 19th.

If you are a returning COACH or would like to Volunteer to be a coach please indicate when registering

To sign up for the Financial Aid please visit the following site. http://blog.somervillesoccer.us/registration/registration-info/

To register on-line: http://www.sportsmanager.us/PublicLinks/OnlineRegistration.asp?Org=319

or click on the big orange button on the right.

Important dates for Spring 2016:

Registration Opens: October 8th
Registration Closes: December 19th
Coaches meeting: (T.B.D)
6:00 – 7:30 In Town Coaches Meeting
7:30 – 9:00 Travel Coaches Meeting
Teams announced to coaches and parents: (T.B.D)
Season Starts: April 9th
Season Ends: June 11th

For further info please visit our Seasonal Information Page at

How to order a Uniform After Registration

1) Normally, uniforms are ordered during the registration period. You can order, and pay for, a new uniform from this website.

2) NOTE: Players must order a full new uniform when they graduate from the IN-TOWN PROGRAM to the TRAVEL PROGRAM.
(the travel uniform has a number and is completely different than the In-Town uniform)

3) The Uniform Size chart can be found at:

4) The Uniform Order Form can be found at:

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting Wednesday, May 27th (7:00 pm) at The Armory.

Please come to the Annual General Meeting Wednesday, May 27th (7:00 pm) at The Armory.
Below you will find a list of the nominees who have volunteered for positions on the Board of Directors and Age Coordinators. Come to vote for them, in a show of your support.
Delicious local refreshments will be served. The meeting is great way to learn more about how this INDEPENDENT organization operates. You will learn what the status of SYSL is twenty years after its formation. We want to also share with you the needs of the league, and how you can help by engaging with your elected officials.

Board Title Name
President Lucas Friedlaender
Vice President TBD
Registrar Jay Rudolph
Secretary T.B.D
Treasurer Rob Odilon
Webmaster Joe McMahon
Communications Director T.B.D
Player Coach Development Director Tom Lau
Field Coordinator John Mac
Uniform Manager Dave Turin
Equipment Manager Margi Vieira
Girls Travel Director Andrew Platt
Boys Travel Director Mike Rooney
U7/8 Program Director/Coordinator Brandee Hall
U5/6 Program Director/Coordinator Ellenor Barish
Toddler Program Director/Coordinator Eliza Johnston and Alen Galiwango
Fund Raising Director Heather Thompson-Brenner
Referee Coordinator Thomas Heinz
M.Y.S.L. Representative Jaclyn Kryzak
CORI Coordinator Jason Evans
Girls U10 Coordinator Andrew Platt
Boys U10 Coordinator Liz Shea
Girls U12 Coordinator Todd Eastern
Boys U12 Coordinator Ali Atti
Girls U14 Coordinators Patrick Cooleybeck
U16 Coordinator T.B.D.
U18 Coordinator T.B.D.

SYSL: Fields Update

SYSL: Fields Update



John Mac
Field Director

Coaches, below are the field rules from the Recreation Department.
A special highlight- Please remind all parents and visiting teams that dogs are not allowed at parks!

Rules to follow and share with visiting teams.

  • Teams must keep concourse open and clear for public safety at all times
  • Only Players and Coaches are allowed on the playing field
  • Water is the only beverage allowed at turf fields
  • No food or gum allowed on turf fields
  • Cleats are not allowed on the track surface (Dilboy)
  • No one allowed on mulch and flower beds
  • No one is allowed to hop fences to gain entrance to the fields
  • Reminder public urinating is a fineable and criminal offense
  • Coaches must maintain cleanliness of fields
  • If providing goals and equipment for leagues, organization must put them back to original locations after games
  • Absolutely no Smoking or Alcoholic Beverages allowed in the parks
  • Only Service Dogs are allowed at fields
  • Spectators are not allowed on the field
  • John Mac
    Field Director

    Are you a U10 Player looking to make a few dollars be a U8 referee!

    Be a U8 referee!

    We are looking for SYSL U10 players who would like to learn to referee the U8 games
    on Saturday morning in Somerville.

    We will train you.

    We will also pay you $11 a game.

    Please fill in the application form:


    Coaches game

    For all the coaches that were able to come out this past Saturday 11/8 to Dilboy Stadium for the Coaches against Coaches game. We want to thank Paul for putting this together and it looks like all the coaches had fun despite the bumps and bruises. David Crosbie was kind enough to post these great photos on Flicker for all to see and be able to download so enjoy.

    View on Flickers: https://www.flickr.com/gp/96900956@N07/ks06WF/

    Practice and game schedules

    Here you will find all Games & Practice times for all teams


    Help Keep Somerville’s Fields Nice and Tidy

    Please make sure that you and your children have picked up any trash, water bottles, wrappers, etc. prior to leaving the fields.

    Coaches – please check your team area for trash before leaving the field.

    The league has requested additional barrels and recycling bins at all the sites and hope that they will be in place this weekend. Please help us in keeping the league a vital and welcomed part of Somerville.