Small-Sided Game Program

Welcome to Fall Soccer! Our focus  for our youngest players will be on building confidence on the ball through games to encourage balance, coordination, agility, vision, individual ball handling skills, 1V1 to 3V3 defending/attacking, and of course, having LOTS of fun.


Your player will be part of our Friday Small-sided Game Night Program. Players will be demonstrating what they have learned during the week, showing us their creativity, enthusiasm and enjoying our cheering at the games. Games are scheduled for October and may look a bit different than in the past to accommodate COVID restrictions.


PRACTICE: All practices will be held at the YCSC Arena (behind the Carlton Market) starting Tuesday September 8th.

Note: No cleats at the arena, running or court shoes and shin guards please. Bring a water bottle ( name on bottle please). If you provide a snack for your player, please do not bring it into the Arena. Low glycemic, health snacks are great before or after their training session.

There will be a separate Entry and Exit gate. Please walk your young players to and from the arena gate, No children should be alone in the parking area.

A mask is required (for ALL) to enter and exit and additionally for all times when social distancing is not possible.

A waiver is now required for everyone who enters the arena. ARENA WAIVER

Use hand sanitizer at entrance and exit.



Pre-k  & new homeschool K, especially players desiring a parent "Buddy" on/near the court.

Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:15-11:45am.

LEVEL 1 Groups M/W & T/TH

PreK (and any "shy" Kindergarteners)

Monday/Wednesdays or Tuesday/Thursdays 2:00-2:30


Kindergarten and Experienced PreK ready for 1V1 competition - able to play full 30 minutes in a group environment.

Monday/Wednesdays or Tuesday/Thursdays 2:45-3:15


Advanced Kindergartners on up.

Boys*: Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm

Girls*: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-4:15pm

*Note:Boys and Girls are welcome to schedule either training session if it’s better for your family!


PLEASE: It is best to start your player at the level they will be most confident and comfortable. it is much easier to move a player up than down. If you have a question about what level is best for your player please call Coach Karen. 


PARENTS: Young players should have a parent at the pitch during every practice and at games. We want our young players to feel comfortable and confident and have a parent to attend to them for any personal needs. At games, parents should cheer, but please refrain from directing your player. Soccer is a sport that requires the development of vision, decision making and creativity. If you tell your player what to do, you are ultimately limiting their growth potential. If your player is missing an aspect of the game and you want to help, try gently asking them questions that can lead to self discovery.


Please contact me with any concerns or suggestions at anytime during the season! We want this to be the best experience possible for every player. Thank you for signing up for the YCSC 2020 Fall Program, its going to be a fantastic season!


Welcome, Coach Karen

YCSC in Mac Parks and Rec

League cancelled due to COVID,

But we have Free Drop-in at the Arena for all YCSC Annual Club members:

3/4th Girls* 4:30-5:30 Mon/Wed

3/4th Boys* 4:30-5:30 Tues/Thurs

* players can choose either session!!!

5/8th Grade 6:00-7:00 Tues/Thurs players contact Coach Karen for options.

YCSC in Timbers/Thorns

League play cancelled for 2007-2009 Lightning girls

Please join 5/8th grade or MS/HS Drop in times for free play.

Arena MS/ HS Drop-in M/T/TH 6:00- 7:00pm


ARENA Address:

Gate at Pine St. & Monroe St

Carlton, OR 97111


YC Elementary School, Carlton OR

The non-profit YC Soccer Club is a sponsored project of Yamhill Carlton Together Cares (YCTC). 

YCTC can be reached at 503-852-4405

YCSC Program Director

Karen Wright

PO Box 190

Carlton, OR 97111



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