The COUGAR SOCCER CLUB'S (COUGAR SC) Boys teams are a member of the Northern Counties Soccer Association. The Club is a non-profit organization that is open to residents of Maplewood and South Orange. The club has provided youth soccer for over 40 years and is comprised of parent volunteers. The club promotes youth soccer that is geared to the players who wish to make a higher commitment to their personal soccer development and level of competition.
Consistent with the club’s mission statement, “To create an environment where each player can achieve their full soccer potential and to encourage the growth of the individual & community,” the Club will offer membership for the 2009/2010 seasons to Maplewood & South Orange residents.
Professional trainers will train & develop each team. Practices are twice a week with 10 games played on Saturdays in the fall and one practice a week with 10 games on Sundays in the spring.
Half of the games are played at home, while the other half are played no more than 1 hour away (on average about 45 minutes away.) Practice & games begin the first week in September.
Each Cougar team will participate in the Annual Cougar Memorial Day Tournament at no additional expense. Dues pay for league registration, uniforms (new players only,) club dues, trainers’ expenses, pro-coached games and referee fees.
Total 2009/2010 Registration fees are $625.00 (U9-U10) and $675.00 (U11-U14) for the entire year (12 month membership.) A spring only option is offered to high school athletes in grades 9 -12. High School players will compete in division #1 & #2 competition at the U15, U16 and U19 age levels.