NEW! Announcing CYS season-long juggling contest.
Players will report to their coaches their best juggling count (in practice or outside of practice), and highest count for each age group will receive a gift certificate for a JP Licks ice cream cone and will have her/his name on the web site.

Tell your kids to get juggling.

NEW! CYS Soccer Night at the NE Revolution - Join your family and friends and support Cambridge Youth Soccer Night at the Revs

Saturday, October 17th, 7:30 PM
New England Revolution vs. Montreal Impact
Gillette Stadium - Foxborough, MA
The deadline to order tickets and guarantee a seat with Cambridge Youth Soccer is Thursday, October 8th.

Category 3 tickets are $18 each (usually $27)
To purchase discounted tickets through Cambridge Youth Soccer, please contact Susan Ruff to specify number of tickets and name they should be held for at Will Call, and to arrange payment directly to CYS.

PDF Flyer

NEW! CYS Coach Training Sessions

Sunday September 27, 9AM–1PM
and Tuesday 10/13 6–10PM
Tobin School, 197 Vassal Lane

This course will cover more sophisticated skills and tactics than are covered during the on-line F course, and will provide guidance to coaches at all levels on how to run a productive practice.

We are offering this course on two occasions. Please dress comfortably for an active session, bring a soccer ball & water!

1. Sunday 9/27, 9 am–1 pm at Tobin School

2. Tuesday 10/13, 6 pm–10 pm at Tobin School

We hope all coaches above Premier will attend one of these sessions. Premier coaches are also invited, but the course will focus on more sophisticated skills and tactics than will be appropriate for use with Premier level players.

NEW! Parents Welcome Letter and Parents Code of Conduct


CYS requires shin guards for all players, and high socks are useful to wear over shin guards. Cleats are worn by some (and recommended for 11 year olds and older) but not required. CYS provides Kick Start and In-Town players with team shirts. Comfortable shorts of any type are fine.

CYS BAYS Travel players must purchase (or pickup if fee is waived) CYS jersey, black shorts and black socks.

CYS Night at the Breakers

CYS Night at the Breakers

Registration Now Open For CYS Fall 2015 Soccer
CYS has simplified our online registration. You can pay with a credit card or a PayPal account. A paper form is also available.  Registration Information

Cambridge Youth Soccer Announces Capital Fund Drive
Donate as an individual or as a business. Businesses receive unparalleled visibility across the entire community and surrounding towns. Demonstrate your commitment to the community by helping. Learn more (PDF)

CYS Goalkeeper Clinics - Spring 2015

CYS Keeper coach Paul Gregory is holding Goalkeeper clinics at Danehy Park. Keeper clinics are open to girls and boys in U-12 and up. Coaches are also welcome and encouraged to attend. Paul's website with the schedule and cancellation information:

Thank you!
CYS families participated in CYS Modell's Sporting Goods Team Weeks and CYS received a donation of $500! CYS will run another month long Team Weeks program at Modell's in March 2015.

Anne Strong Memorial Remembering Anne Strong
Anne Strong was a CYS co-founder and longtime player, CYS coach, board member, soccer parent, and youth soccer advocate. A bench dedicated to Anne has been placed at Danehy Park, overlooking the soccer fields.
Anne Strong's Obituary (Cambridge Chronicle)

"Choose words wisely while coaching kids"
Article in SoccerAmerica's Youth Soccer Insider

Information About Concussion Injuries and AYSO Heading Policy
American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Concussion Flyer (PDF)
CDC Injury Prevention Website (Video)
American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Heading Policy (PDF)

CYS Magents

U13G Zedonks teams practices with Boston Breakers Ellie Reed and Amanda Dacosta

Larry Ward Larry Ward - When he blows the whistle, we'd best pay attention.
Article published in the Cambridge Chronicle June 30, 2011 Click here for PDF article

Recommended: Soccer Skill of the Week Videos
How good are your skills? Click here


CYS Coaching Resources Guide contains information and links about the CYS Coaching Manual, Coaches section of the web site, Coaches Code of Conduct, and Mass Youth Soccer coaching courses.

CYS Magents

Support Cambridge Youth Soccer
"Cambridge Soccer Rocks" magnetic car sticker.
$5 each, please contact Andy Farrar to purchase

Cambridge Youth Soccer welcomes the Boston Breakers to Cambridge


Boston Breakers player Stacy Bishop visits 3/4 Boys Royal Blue team at practice. Breakers home games are played at Harvard Stadium, starting April 11. To order tickets for CYS Night, May 17, go to, password CYS.

Check this out!

Great educational videos covering Training, Team Tactics, Courses, and more on Europe's football website,, is the official site of UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations.

CYS Soccer Clnics

CYS Soccer Clinic

Mass Youth Soccer's Tom Goodman worked with Cambridge players on Shooting & Finishing during the Clinic held May 11 at Russell Field.

Cambridge Youth Soccer Snack Guidelines

Developed by Cambridge Youth Soccer with the School Health Program of the Cambridge Public Health Department. Acrobat PDF

In-Town or BAYS? - An Overview

Description of CYS programs. Read more

Zero Tolerance Policy

Cambridge Youth Soccer has adopted the Zero Tolerance Policy developed by BAYS, for both In-Town and BAYS games. This policy governs interactions with referees. Please be sure that all players, coaches and parents are familiar with the policy.

Cambridge Youth Soccer
P.O. Box 390215
Cambridge, MA 02139-0003

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Giving to CYS

Cambridge Youth Soccer (Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an independent charitable organization which exists to provide a healthy team sports experience for Cambridge children and youth. Currently CYS provides fall and spring programs for ages 6-14 with an In-Town league and travel teams in the Boston Area Youth Soccer League.

Cambridge Youth Soccer is affiliated with MYSA (Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association) and BAYS (Boston Area Youth Soccer).

In-Town or BAYS? - An Overview
Description of CYS programs. Read more

Photos of the Week

CYS Red Rockets

Mexico v Brazil, Champions League

Portugal v Brazil, Champions League

Team France, Champions League

Team Portugal, Champions League

World Cup Finals

World Cup Finals, Ghana v Brazil

Team Ghana

Two Players

Celebration Brazil



We need photos! Please send your digital pictures with a brief description, i.e. team name, age group, highlights, game location, etc. to the CYS Webmaster (website[at]