Ocean State Soccer President's Message
OSSS is very excited to continue to provide high quality soccer programs for the youth of our community.
We would like to remind you of some key dates for the Spring 2019:
February 23rd "Early Bird" Registration Deadline - save $20 per player!
March 21st Registration Deadline for Spring 2019 Recreation Program
March 26th Recreation Coaches Meeting
April 6th Opening Day for the Spring 2019 Season
In order to prepare for the season, we ask that you help us by registering your child early and no later than March 21st to guarantee your child a spot on a team. This allows us to form teams, assign coaches, and purchase uniforms in time for opening day. Space fills up fast, so avoid being wait-listed. Wait-listed players will be placed in the order received prior to the start of the season if there is room. Any registration received by Feb 23rd will pay the "Early Bird" fee, which is $20 less than the regular fee. Please register now to ensure your child a position on a team and a chance to play!
Please register by going to www.oceanstatesoccer.org and selecting the “Recreation Program” tab at the top of the page. Please take a few moments to read through the Registration Instructions on the web site.
A couple of quick reminders regarding the Registration process:
- Girls playing in U7-U12 age groups must indicate their preference for an all-girls team (All-girl’s teams will be formed if the numbers support it).
- Age group placement is now based on the year your child was born. For example, any child born in 2015 is considered to be in the “U4” soccer age group.
- OSS provides for an optional “Request Box” in our registration form that allows you to request your child be placed with another player (one player only-not a coach please). We are one of the few youth organizations to offer such a request process but we cannot guarantee the request will be honored due to team balancing.
Coaches represent a critical volunteer group within our organization. We are always looking for energetic, enthusiastic coaches at all levels, so if you are interested, please contact our Development Director or our Registrar, Jenn Gallagher at
. You can sign up via our Coach Volunteer Link on our web site. There will be a mandatory Recreational Coaches Meeting on Tuesday March 26th at the Cold Spring Community Center. We offer training classes and professional guidance for all Coaches each season.
An all-volunteer organization like OSSS simply could not exist without you! We ask for your continued support by selecting a volunteer category on the On Line form. In addition, if you would like to Sponsor a team or are aware of a business that would like to advertise at the field, please see the Sponsor Information and Sponsor Application forms on our web site. Look forward to seeing you this Fall