River Valley Soccer Club: Welcome

Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Mon 9/1 Alert 2 Labor Day All Day
Tue 9/2 Hand 9/2-Back to School Osceola All Day
Sun 9/7 Hand RVSC in Osceola Parade Sept 7 @ 1:00PM 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Osceola, WI
Sat 9/13 Corner Kick Fall Soccer - Saturdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM OMC Fields
Sat 9/20 Corner Kick Fall Soccer - Saturdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM OMC Fields
Sat 9/27 Corner Kick Fall Soccer - Saturdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM OMC Fields

River Valley Soccer Club is a non-profit organization offering recreational soccer to serve the youth of the Osceola, WI school district and surrounding communities in the St. Croix Valley.  We are AYSO Region 1005.  Playing soccer and having fun are what we offer youth ages 4 to 18.   We offer Spring and Fall Soccer, PLUS a summer soccer camp held in Osceola, WI.  

Soccer in the grass
Thursday, August 21
Get ready for Fall 2014 Soccer in Osceola!

Attention Soccer Players and Families! 

Fall Soccer 2014 for River Valley Soccer Club begins September 13, 2014 weekly on four (4 ) Saturdays.  

Come each Saturday and learn new soccer skills with other players in your age group.  We are offering FREE recreation soccer in our community for youth ages 4 to 19, according to AYSO age restrictions. Players must be age 4 as of 7/31/2014 in order to participate (but not older than 19).

We WILL require a sign in with player information including a waiver for each player signed by parent and/or guardian. 

Fall soccer is run “clinic style” so kids will learn new soccer skills and practice in scrimmages.  See our event calendar to confirm the dates.   NOTE:  1st session on 9/13/2014 begins @ 8:30am to get signed in!  Kids will be put into age groups including U6, U8, U10, U12, U14 and U19 (if required). 

Please pass on this info to friends to encourage participation in healthy sports alternatives for youth.  


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Monday, June 16
RVSC Soccer Camp July 7-11 in Osceola WI - REGISTER NOW!

Did you know you RVSC works with the AYSO partner UK International Soccer to offer soccer camps to soccer clubs throughout the U.S.?  River Valley Soccer Club is excited to offer half day camp this summer July 7 through July 11, 2014.  The camp runs from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and is held at the OMC soccer fields.  The cost to participate is $99.  

Here is a link to learn about the partnership between AYSO and UK International Soccer. http://www.ayso.org/For_Families/camps.htm#.U5-ks41dXfg

This local soccer camp opportunity allows your child/children to be coached by international soccer coaches with tremendous experience plus experience an excellent coach-to-player ratio.  Your soccer player will learn new skills, make new friends and at the end of the week, the coach will provide a written assessment of skills from dribbing, running, striking and more.  

If you are interested, you can use the below link to sign up for the River Valley Soccer Club camp being offered in our area.  

During the three (3) hour session which runs for five (5) days, each child will work in an appropriate age group and learn drills, scrimmage and have fun!  During the session, there is time for each player to rest a few minutes, get hydrated and have a snack (bring your own water and snack and/or sandwich).  It is an awesome experience for our soccer players.  

Use this link to sign up! http://www.uksocca.com/Online/A5D.php?CID=71540201&wl=0 

Saturday, February 15
Soccer Tournament Teams for Spring/Summer 2014

What are RVSC Soccer Tournament Teams?

Tournament Teams are teams that are formed in addition to our Regular program.  They are meant to provide EXTRA competition and training to those kids who seek it.  These are new for Spring 2014 and are formed under the Guidelines of AYSO EXTRA.  

How old are the kids who play on Tournament Teams?

We are planning for gender-specific teams at each age from U10 to U19, if enough interest exists.

Do I have to be a member of AYSO, or can I just play on the Tournament Team?

Yes, every player must first be a regular AYSO member.  We will continue to adhere to the AYSO philosophy of "Balanced Teams" so that means tournament team players will not all be placed together on a regular AYSO team.  Tournament Team players will come together for EXTRA practices.

Do I have to be a member of River Valley Soccer Club (Region 1005)?

No, our tournament teams are also open to kids who are members of other local AYSO regions.  So if you are a member of Region 1437 (St. Croix Falls) or 1556 (Unity Area) you can join.  Please indicate your interest by sending an email to Paul Smith, RVSC Regional Commissioner, at coachpaulsmith@gmail.com

How much extra practice is required?

Practice dates and times subject to the decision of the coach.

Will there be a tryout required?

It is not expected that we will need a tryout - we hope to accomodate everyone who wishes to participate.  However, in the event a tryout is needed, a Tryout Protocol will be enacted.  There will be two tryout dates.  To ensure impartiality, the tryout selections will be made by coaches who are independent of the team for which the tryout is being conducted. 

Who will coach the Tournament Teams?

We are seeking parent volunteers.  We will provide "Extra" coach training.  Please consider volunteering as a coach!  If you have questions, send a message to Paul Smith, RVSC Regional Commissioner, at coachpaulsmith@gmail.com

What uniform will be used?

We will use the new 2014 River Valley Soccer Club uniform kit, with the addition of a turquoise blue "Away" jersey.  The cost of the Tournament kit is $35.  If you have already purchased a regular 2014 Uniform Kit, you can add a Blue "Away" jersey for $15.

What are the costs?

The costs include regular AYSO Club membership ($35-45 depending on when you register, and payable to your home region), the uniform cost ($35, payable to RVSC) and the cost of playing in the tournaments (estimated $110 - 130, payable to RVSC.)  The final tournament cost will be determined, and the payment will be due in two installments, due April 20 and May 20.  Financial assistance is available for registration fee and uniform only (see form found in the Handouts section at left).  Financial assistance is not available for Tournament Team fees.

How do I register?

If you are joining RVSC, please register at www.eAYSO.org.  After registering, you will have the opportunity to purchase a Tournament Team uniform for $35.  By paying for a tournament team uniform, you will signal that your child is interested in playing on a tournament team.   If the 2/28/14 RVSC registration deadline has passed, or if you are from a neighboring region, please email Paul Smith, RVSC Regional Commissioner, at coachpaulsmith@gmail.com to indicate your interest.   

In what tournaments will we play? 

Our 2014 tournaments have been chosen to be within easy driving distance of Osceola.  The expected schedule includes:

1.  Baldwin (June 21)

2.  Burnsville (June 27-29)  http://www.burnsvillefire.org/FIREcup

3.  Schwan's USA Cup (Blaine, MN, either July 11-13 (U10-U12) or July 15-19 (U14-U19).  The Schwan's Cup is the largest tournament in the Western Hemisphere, and the interaction with foreign players provides a true "World Class" soccer experience.  This experience will surely form memories for a lifetime.   Please take a look at the USA Cup website, and watch the embedded youtube video  http://www.usacup.org/page/show/493567-promotional-video 

Game times will be determined by the Tournament organizers and are subject to change.  Note that some games may be scheduled on week days.  If parent/guardians are not able to attend due to work schedules, it is suggested that a ride be found for the player with teammates or coaches.  

What is the deadline for signing up?

We must have commitments on April 15. It would tremendously help in the organization of the teams if players would make commitments and pay for the Uniforms as soon as possible.

If you have additional questions, please contact Paul Smith, RVSC Regional Commissioner, at coachpaulsmith@gmail.com or 715-410-6047 (phone or text).