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2021/22 WYSL Travel Soccer Tryout is Saturday June 5

Please see our "Travel/Travel Info" page for info and registration link.

Spring 2021 AYSO Soccer Starts Saturday 4/17

Our WYSL Travel teams successfully kicked off this past weekend! Our AYSO divisions start this coming weekend!  Below are some things to know:

Team Rosters: Coaches received rosters this evening. They will send welcome emails by Wednesday evening. We will post rosters on our website ( and alert you via email Wednesday night.  
(Because of an AYSO registration system change over the winter, you will not be able to log into to see your team or coach. We had to do everything vis spreadsheet this Spring)

COVID protocols will still be in place (read below)

Player Mask Policy:
AYSO: Masks must be worn by players during practice and games this Spring!
WYSL: Masks are encouraged but not mandatory during practice & games (away clubs may mandate masks based on local town policies)

Sorry, different leagues have different rules and we must follow their guidance

We are not running a Pre-K soccer program Spring 2021 due to limited field availability and COVID protocols.

Confirmed Season Dates for Spring 2021 Soccer:
April 10/11 - WYSL Kick Off
April 17/18 - AYSO Kick Off
April 24/25 - Regular soccer weekend
May 1/2 - Regular soccer weekend
May 8/9 - Mother's Day: Regular Saturday Practice, No Sunday AYSO, Yes WYSL Sunday Games
May 15/16 - Regular soccer weekend
May 22/23 - Regular soccer weekend
May 29/30 - Memorial Day: No Soccer Activities
June 5/6 - Regular soccer weekend
June 12/13 - Regular soccer weekend
June 19/20 - LAST Regular soccer weekend

Age Group Time  
U7/U8G 9:45 - 10:30  
U6 (K) - Coed 10:45 - 11:30  
U7B 11:45 - 12:30  
U8B 12:45 - 1:30   
U10B 1:45 - 2:45  
U10G 1:45 - 2:45  
U12B 3:00 - 4:00  

U6 does not play Sundays
U7/8G:  12 -1 at Law Field 
U7B:     1:15-2:15 at Law Field 
U8B:     2:30-3:30 at Law Field 
U10 and U12: Inter-town game schedule to be posted Wednesday. U10 plays home at McCrum Field. U12 plays home on Law Field. 

All players need shin guards, cleats and hand sanitizer.
Returning Players please wear your colored jersey from Fall. New players will receive jerseys.

A marked bag for personal water bottle and mask is recommended.
U6/U7/U8: Size 3 ball
U10 (3rd 4th grade): Size 4 ball
U12 (5/6th grade): Size 4 ball


Briarcliff Youth Soccer Club

Return to Play Plan – Fall 2020

Season outline:

  • WYSL travel practices start: week of 9/21
  • WYSL season: Sunday 9/27-11/22
  • AYSO Start: Saturday 9/26
  • AYSO Saturday Training / In House games only through 10/11 (Columbus Day)
  • AYSO Inter-town games may start 10/18 (subject to review by Area mid Oct)



  • BYSC will NOT mandate temperature screens on field. Coaches MAY opt to temperature screen their teams if desired.
  • Temperature and symptom self-screening will be responsibility of individual players/parents/coaches/trainers:
    • All individuals should self-temperature screen before all sessions
    • All individuals should self-symptom screen before all sessions
    • Weekly Thursday evening emails will be sent to all as a reminder of screening requirements.
    • WYSL Travel coaches may opt to use the TeamSnap screening function for their teams
  • Travel from a COVID hotspot, as defined per NYS guidance, requiring a 14-day quarantine will prevent participation in BYSC activities during that time.
  • Upon screening failure, players/parents/coaches should notify BYSC (through coach). Coaches will relay info to BYSC board.
  • Upon screening failure, individual may not return to activity until a negative COVID test and/or doctor’s note is provided
  • For any other illness, individual may not return to activity until they are symptom free for 72 hours unaided by medication.



  • Coaches will record attendance at each practice/game. Attendance record will be maintained for contact tracing purposes.
  • A designated check in location will be set up at each field. Only players/coaches and trainers may proceed past the check in location.



  • Masks must be double layer
  • Players must wear masks during arrival/departure/on bench
  • Players are not required to wear masks during training/playing
    • Players must have a bag with name for mask when not being worn
  • Coaches, Trainers, Spectators MUST wear masks at all times


Social Distancing:

  • Players to maintain social distancing of 6 feet during training, N/A during games.
  • Coaches/trainers to maintain social distancing of 6 feet
  • Spectators must maintain social distancing of 6 feet
  • No high fives, chest bumps, handshakes, fist bumps, hugs or similar physical contact (unless it is contact that is part of the sport i.e. defensive shouldering)


Practice Spectators:

  • Fields will be CLOSED FIELDS during practice sessions
    • WYSL Travel & AYSO U10-U12: Drop Off Only
    • AYSO U6-U8: 1 parent must remain on site (in parking lot)


Game Spectators:

  • LIMIT 2 spectators per player. Total number of spectators plus players/coaches /trainers must not exceed local limits on gathering size.
  • Spectator means ANY individual at the field who is not a player, coach, trainer, referee or club/league official (includes parents, siblings, grandparents, caretakers, cousins, friends etc)
  • Spectators must maintain 6 feet social distancing with anyone not in their immediate family group
  • Siblings must be supervised
  • Spectators MUST wear masks or appropriate PPE at all times.
  • Spectators must remain in traditional spectator zones and must not enter the field/practice/playing area at any time.
  • Spectators must not handle any equipment other than that belonging to their own child.



  • All players must bring their own ball (age appropriate size), and a bag & water bottle both clearly marked with player’s name. Ball sizes:
    • U6-U8: size 3
    • U9-U12: size 4
    • U13 and older: size 5
  • No sharing / touching another player’s ball with hands. Foot contact is acceptable.
  • Players must not touch any other equipment
  • Parents/players must sanitize balls before and after practice/games.
  • All players must carry their own hand sanitizer. Players will apply hand sanitizer before, half way through and after sessions.
  • Each team will be provided cones  - only coaches will handle cones. Cones will be sanitized before and after each session.
  • Goalkeepers will use their own gloves only (no shared gloves)
  • Spectators must not handle any equipment other than that belonging to their own child.




  • Fields will be closed to everyone except players, coaches, trainers, spectators, club and league officials who are playing/practicing during the session time.
  • Practice sessions will be scheduled with 15 minute gaps to allow clearing of field before next group arrives.
  • Everyone must exit fields promptly at the end of their session
  • Arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before session start time. If you arrive earlier, do not enter the field until the session start time.
  • BYSC will provide signage at the fields as a reminder of this guidance



AYSO Specific Guidelines:


Training Sessions:

  • Focus on skill development/ball mastery
  • No Scrimmages during training
  • Max player to trainer ratios:
    • U6-U8: 8:1
    • U10-U12: 12:1
  • Session length:
    • U6-U8: 45 min sessions
    • U10-U12: 60 min sessions
  • 15 minutes between sessions to clear fields – Please exit fields promptly!
  • Training fields closed to spectators
    • AYSO U10-U12: Drop Off Only
    • AYSO U6-U8: 1 parent must remain on site (in parking lot)
    • Please clear fields promptly – no lingering


Briarcliff Youth Soccer Club (BYSC) is a non-profit and volunteer-run organization that offers a positive, enriching, year-round soccer experience for the youth in Briarcliff Manor, NY.  BYSC is committed to developing the whole player and offers programs of play for every player ability level through its affiliations.


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Location Status
Todd ES Not Available
Briarcliff HS Upper Not Available
Briarcliff HS Lower Not Available
Briarcliff HS Practice Not Available
McCrum Large CLOSED
McCrum Small CLOSED
Law Field CLOSED
Chilmark Large CLOSED
Chilmark Small CLOSED
The Club OPEN

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