Q: When does the season start?
A: We have a Spring season (no Summer or Fall); the games start in April and run to early June.
Q: When are games played?
A: About 75% are played on Saturday mornings and about 25% are played on week nights.
Q: Where are the games played?
A: Games are played at Cahoon Park.
Q: When are practices?
A: Practices are scheduled by the coach. Usually on week nights.
Q: How often does a team practice?
A: Typically one night per week; sometimes two.
Q: How do I register?
A: Online registration may be found here
Please read and complete each section of the on-line registration system carefully.
A PDF file with information and helpful hints related to the registration process may be found here.
Q: When is registration?
A: Registration opens in January and remains open without penalty until mid-February. Late Registration with a late fee assessed begins around mid-February. Please refer to the home page for current information.
Q: My son/daughter plays travel. Can they still play Rec?
A: Yes, their Rec fees are automatically paid if they paid through their travel team however, they still must sign up by January 31st or be subject to the late fee.
Q: How can I coach?
A: We invite all of our player’s parents to take part in what always turns out to be a fun and very fullfilling experience as a coach or assistant coach. As a parent you are asked to volunteer to coach when you register your child on-line. You may register yourself and spouse as Guardians and you may volunteer to coach or assist during that process.
Q: I don’t live in Bay Village. Can my son or daughter still play?
Q: My daughter just had her ears pierced, can we cover the earrings with tape or bandages?
A: No. for the safety of your daughter and the other players, earrings and other jewelry except medical ID’s are not allowed.
Q: How can I help with the Club?
A: Go to baysoccer.org and find the link to the team of Board members and call any one to volunteer. Or, look for a Board member at Cahoon during the soccer games.
Q: I would like my kids to be on specific teams, how is this possible?
A: With nearly 1,200 players, all managed by a group of volunteer parents and students, the Club cannot place players on specific team.
Q: When do practices begin?
A: Practices will begin in early April.
Q: When do games begin?
A: Games begin mid-April each year.
Q: How are teams selected?
A: Every effort is made to create equal teams. Teams are selected through a random, electronic draw. Players are sorted by talent level (asked of previous travel and recreational coaches) for older ages. For younger ages, players are sorted by “very energetic” or “less energetic”.
Q: May I coach with a friend?
A: Yes, as long as both coaches do not have sons or daughters playing together on the age group’s “A” travel team.
Q: How young can a player be to join soccer?
A: Players must be three by April 1st.