Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays in the Ross Valley Youth Soccer Club?

Approximately 400 children from Ross, Kentfield, San Anselmo, Corte Madera and Greenbrae. Many of these kids have played with Ross Recreation under Jean Marc Schaeffer in Kindergarten through second grade, many are taking up soccer for the first time.

Read More: Information on Ross Recreation's K through 2nd Programs
Do you need to have soccer experience to volunteer in the RVYSC?

Not at all. In recreation soccer we rely on professional trainers to provide specific soccer instruction.
When is the Season?

The teams begin practice around the time school starts in late August and the season continues through October.
Where are games played?

The U10 program has their practices and plays their games at Bacich and Ross Field. The U12 and above programs practices at Kent, Piper, Hall, COM and Redwood High. Games are played at these same fields for home games. Away games are played throughout Marin depending upon the town of the team they are playing.
Who referees the games?

All games are officiated by paid United States Soccer Federation licensed referees. Most are local players, parents, coaches and volunteers. Free entry–level USSF referee clinics are held each summer and we welcome and encourage our players and their parents to become referees and help our club.
Who are the coaches?

Volunteers who are typically parents.
How long are the games?
  • U–10 games are 50 minutes – 10 minute halftime
  • U–12 games are 60 minutes – 10 minute halftime
  • U–14 games are 70 minutes – 10 minute halftime
  • U–16 games are 80 minutes – 10 minute halftime
  • U–18 games are 90 minutes – 10 minute halftime