Welcome to Second Grade Soccer!
Second Grade Mites Soccer is all about the kids having fun while continuing to build their skills and be part of a team. Basic soccer skills are the focus in 2nd grade including dribbling with changes of direction and trying to control the ball away from opponents, along with passing and shooting techniques. We do not keep score—we want our players to have fun without a lot of pressure!
The 2nd grade program consists of:
All coaches use great activities provided by PROformance Soccer, our coach mentoring group, and our Westwood Youth Soccer Director of Coaching. Our job as parents and spectators is to cheer them on and encourage them to have fun and do their best!
This program is dependent on volunteers and we encourage you to participate as a coach or assistant coach. No prior soccer experience is necessary—only commitment is to attend each week and bring your enthusiasm! If you are interested in volunteering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall Season: The fall season runs from Saturday, September 9, 2023 until Saturday, November 11, 2023. Weekly practices are tentatively scheduled to begin the week of September 11, 2023.
There will NOT be a session on Saturday, September 23 to allow our players and families to participate in Westwood Day activities. There WILL be soccer scheduled on Columbus Day weekend. Players will receive his/her team assignment in late August. Players usually remain on the same team for the fall and spring.
Spring Season: The spring season starts Saturday April 6, 2024 and continues until Saturday June 8, 2024.
** No make-up games will be played. If a game is canceled due to weather it will be posted here: Weekend Field Status by 7:30 am.
We look forward to a great year of 2nd grade soccer!
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.
WYS 2nd Grade Coordinator
2nd grade soccer is not a drop-off event. A parent or guardian should be present at all times.
Colored team t-shirts are provided. Generally the same shirts and teams will be used for the Spring Season.
Families should provide a size 3 soccer ball (please clearly write your player’s name on their ball), shin guards and soccer socks which must be worn over shin guards.
Cleats are recommended but not required.
All team and game information will be available in TeamSnap, the team management app used by Westwood Youth Soccer.
Each week, players must bring:
Please clear all trash from the fields at the conclusion of the game. Team popsicles or other single packaged snacks are allowed.
No dogs allowed on any of the Westwood Fields except registered Service Animals.
2nd grade soccer is a full-year program. You do NOT need to re-register for the spring season.
** Team players sit with their coaches on the sidelines. Spectators sit on the opposite side of the marked field ONLY.
Parking for the Sheehan field is limited to certain areas on Pond Street, Oak Street, and surrounding neighborhood streets. Cars are not allowed to park on both sides of Pond Plain Road or Greenacre Road for any reason. Please try to walk if possible.