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Recreation Program Information

Recreation Member Benefits

Player/ Coach Recreation Registration Forms

For clubs not registering through US Soccer Connect:

Recreation Coaches must complete a background check

NJYS Recreation Coaches Pass and background check.

Tryouts Services Agreement

Recreation Events

If you want to learn more about these programs, contact NJ Youth Soccer or the State Recreation Commissioner. To schedule an event, please contact the NJYS office at (609) 490-0725.

Recreation Club of the Year

The 2018 Recreation Club of the Year will be awarded to a recreation program that has performed above and beyond with the development of soccer at the grassroots level. The award winner is recognized at and invited to the NJYS Annual Dinner, which will be held February 1, 2019, in Edison, NJ.


NJYS Recreation Directory

State Recreation Commissioner: Nelson Ramirez - nerame@gmail.com
Director of Coaching: Rick Meana - coach@njyouthsoccer.com

Town Meetings

New Jersey Youth Soccer is sponsoring a series of town meetings between NJYS officials and representatives from our member clubs. The meeting provides general descriptions of NJYS programs offered to affiliated clubs.

Please contact your state area recreation commissioner or NJYS for more information.

SafeSport Parent Toolkits

NJ Youth Soccer has signed with Youthsoccer101.com, which will provides youth coaches and club representatives FREE access to a variety of age appropriate soccer activities and lesson plans, to help guide your volunteer coaches throughout the season. We encourage you to sign up to receive the FREE age appropriate practice plans via email each week for the entire spring season. The plans include activities along with valuable tips.

When these activities and practices are used within the context of US Soccer's Grassroots Play-Practice-Play methodology, we believe they will provide your players, parents and coaches with a learning experience that is realistic to the game and rooted in fun and enjoyment.

To start receiving the plans today simply register HERE. We hope you enjoy this valuable information!