2014-15 Academy & Select Tryouts

Tryouts for our 2014-15 Academy and Select Teams will be as follows:

U9-U13 age groups will tryout on May 27, 28, & 29

U9, U10, & U11 will go from 5:30-7pm
U12 & U13 will go from 7-8:30pm

Supplemental tryouts for U9-U13 will be Saturday, May 31st from 10-11:30am

U14-U19 age groups will tryout on June 3, 4, & 5

U14, U15, & U16 will go from 5:30-7pm
U17 & U19 will go from 7-8:30pm

Supplemental tryouts for U14-U19 will be Saturday, June 7th from 10-11:30am

Junior Academy 2014 Spring Season

About Jr Academy

The goal of the Jr Academy Program is to create a more focused environment where young players can prepare themselves for a higher level of soccer as their development is facilitated by the licensed and professional coaching staff of RYSA’s academy and select programs.


Practices will be held on Fridays and select Sundays




2014 Jr Academy Schedule








6- 7:15 pm



6- 7:15 pm



6- 7:15 pm

Dribbling and striking a ball


6- 7:15 pm

Dribbling to beat an opponent


6- 7:15 pm

Dribbling to beat an opponent


6- 7:15 pm



3- 4:15pm



6- 7:15 pm



6- 7:15 pm



6- 7:15 pm

End of season party


Who can participate?

Players whose birthdate falls within the period:

8/1/2003- 7/31/2007

Where do the children play?

Training and practice will be held at the RYSA Soccerplex in Conyers GA

What equipment is needed?

Soccer ball:Size 3 - 4 soccer ball

 Water bottle

Soccer cleats


How much will it cost to participate?

The cost of participation is $85  and includes 9 sessions, end of season party and a training shirt.

How do I sign up to play?

 Players can register through the RYSA website. CLICK HERE to register

For more information please contact our academy director, Keion Yearwood at keionyearwood@gmail.com


Age Groups for the 2014-2015 Academy/Select season

Age Groups for the 2014-2015 Academy Select season

Age Group                                     Born on or After
   U10                                             8/1/04-7/31/06
   U11                                             8/1/03-7/31/04
   U12                                             8/1/02-7/31/03
   U13                                             8/1/01-7/31/02
   U14                                             8/1/00-7/31/01
   U15                                             8/1/99-7/31/00
   U16                                             8/1/98-7/31/99
   U17                                             8/1/97-7/31/98
   U18                                             8/1/96-7/31/97
   U19                                             8/1/95-7/31/96

The RYSA Academy Program

The RYSA Academy Program operates as a member of Georgia Youth Soccer Association’s developmental soccer program for U9-U12 boys and girls. The idea behind Academy is to give young players advanced coaching and a higher level of competition, alongside other players and parents who want to see their child develop his/her potential in a fun soccer environment. Academy philosophy is playing to learn while minimizing the pressure of playing to win.

The Academy program is an intermediate step to full sided select soccer which starts at the U13 year. All RYSA Academy coaches are licensed and experienced in preparing players of this age for the next step of select soccer. Training activities are devised to help each player improve technically (skills), tactically (as a member of a team), physically (coordination & fitness) and psychologically (mental development).  The Academy focuses on the complete development of each player and education of the parent on the philosophies of developmental soccer. 

If you have any questions, please email our Academy Director, Keion Yearwood at keionyearwood@gmail.com


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