Teaneck Junior Soccer League (TJSL) is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization to promote soccer in Teaneck. Over 1,000 children play every year.

REC Soccer:  U09-U16 Teams

 

TJSL’s U09 to U16 program is for 7-year through 15-year old children (age based on calendar year).  The program is designed to teach technical and tactical soccer skills while providing players a chance to play competitive games against similar age children.  

 

Fall Outdoor Schedule

Games

  • U09 and U11 teams play small-sided games (8v8) based on US Soccer Guidelines
     
  • U13 and U16 teams play either full-sided games (11v11) or small-sided
    (8v8 or 5v5) depending on the number of registered players

     
  • Normally eight games per season plus playoffs
     
  • U9, U11 & U13 games on Sunday afternoons
     
  • U16 games on Sunday evenings or a Wednesday or Thursday evening
     
  • Schedules distributed approximately one month prior to each season
     

Professional Training

  • Sessions with professional trainers during the season
     
  • Schedules distributed approximately one month prior to each season
     

Coaches Practice

  • One practice each week on non-training weeks 
     
  • Schedules distributed approximately one month prior to each season
     

Equipment / Uniform

  • Registration fee includes uniform jersey, shorts and socks
     
  • Each player should bring a ball to every outdoor training session and practice – write the player’s name on the ball
     
    • U09 = Size 4 ball
    • U11 = Size 4 ball
    • U13 = Size 5 ball
    • U16 = Size 5 ball
       
  • Players must wear shin guards
     
  • Soccer cleats are optional – baseball, football or softball cleats are not allowed
     
  • No earrings or jewelry allowed
     

Winter Indoor Schedule

Games

  • Normally eight games per season
     
  • U8 teams play small-sided games (6 v 6) depending on the age of the players number of registered players
     
  • All sessions on Sunday afternoons from December to March in school gyms
     
  • Schedules distributed approximately one month prior to each season
     

Professional Training

  • Sessions with professional trainers during the season
     

Equipment / Uniform

  • Registration fee includes uniform jersey, shorts and socks
     
  • Players must wear shin guards and either indoor soccer shoes or sneakers
     
  • No earrings or jewelry allowed