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Premier Youth Sports Since 1958

Fall  Season 2024
Registration COMING SOON!!!

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Fall 2024 Playdates

Fall 2024 Start DateAugust 26, 2024
Registration OPENSJun 15, 2024
Registration Late fee addAfter August 10, 2024
Registration CLOSESAugust 20, 2024
First Game :September 6, 2024


                                                    Dates above represent the SCAA  soccer Fall  season. Refer to the recreational page for details specific to SCAA league

Register your child for the SCAA Soccer Fall 2024 Season COMING SOON!!!


Recreational Fall 2024 Divisions           Competitive Fall 2024 Divisions

Little Kicker ages 3-4 (2021-2022)U12 ages 11-12(2013-2014)
U6 ages 5-6 (2020-2019)U14 ages 13-14 (2011-2012)
U8 ages 7-8 (2017-2018)U16 ages 15-16 (2009-2010)(Girls only for Fall)
U10 ages 9-10 (2015-2016)U18 ages 17-18 (2007-2008)
U12 ages 11-12(2013-2014)
U14 ages 13-14 (2011-2012)
U16ages 15-16 (2009-2010)
U18U18 ages 17-18 (2007-2008)


SCAA Soccer  Rules and Clarification

Our SCAA Recreational Soccer program is an introduction for many people into the world of Soccer.  We have compiled a few rules to help everyone understand about the SCAA soccer park and the games.

  1. Dogs are NOT permitted at SCAA Soccer Fields.

  2. Profanity, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs are NOT permitted at SCAA.

  3. No Slide Tackling at any age level

  4. NO Headers for any players under 12 years of age (U12 or under)

  5. All Players must be wearing shin guards to practice or play in games.

  6. Throw in – feet must not leave the ground on a throw in. Ball must be thrown from behind the head and not the side of the head.

  7. Aggressive contact without intent of winning ball is NOT allowed.

  8. A player’s arm can be used to protect ball but not with a full extension or raised to shoulder level

  9. Shoving with full arm extension for offense or defense is NOT allowed

  10. Pushing in the back is NOT allowed, pushing the hip IS ALLOWED In a 50/50 challenge as long as the arm is not at full extension

  11. Yellow card is a warning, two yellows will force the player to be sent off. Red card is immediately sent off.  These cards can be for fouls or for language.  They can be for coaches or players.

  12. Hand ball is deemed anything below the shoulder. Elbow is considered a handball. Handballs are not immediately blown dead, ADVANTAGE is taken into account.

  13. Advantage is given when a penalty, that would otherwise stop play, is ignored by the ref because it would impede the UNOFFENDING team’s advantage. Example: a handball by the red team at midfield causes the ball to go forward to a blue team player in a better position than if the play were called dead and given a free kick.  A referee would allow this rather than stopping play for a free kick.

  14. Offsides is determined when the pass is made. You cannot be behind the second to last defender when the pass is made (goalie counts as the last defender in most cases)

  15. There are direct kicks and indirect kicks.  When a referee declares a penalty and points directly at the goal, the player may shoot the ball directly into the goal.  When a referee raises his hand upwards it is an indirect kick.  This means two players must touch the ball before scoring.

  16. Opponent players cannot enter the goalie box on opponents  goal kick but can for their own goal kick. To

  17. Keepers must have a different color jersey or penny than both teams playing.

  18. Fans and parents cannot stand behind the goal or on same side of the field as the coach. Coaches cannot stand behind goal.

  19. We have ZERO TOLERANCE for aggressive behavior off the field.  We will contact police and trespass ANYONE who cannot control their tempers, tongues, or be civil towards others.

There are some additional, more relaxed rules for Lk/U4 & U6 that foster teaching and learning the game of soccer. 

Code of Ethics

We are affiliated with the NCYSA and we expect all participants at SCAA Soccer  to comply with our Code of Ethics.

Players

  1. I will encourage good sportsmanship from fellow players, coaches, officials and parents at all times.

  2. I will remember that soccer is an opportunity to learn and have fun.

  3. I deserve to play in an environment that is free of drugs, tobacco, and alcohol; and expect everyone to refrain from their use at all soccer games.

  4. I will do the best I can each day, remembering that all players have talents and weaknesses the same as I do.

  5. I will treat my coaches, other players and coaches, game officials, other administrators, and fans with respect at all times; regardless of race, sex, creed, or abilities, and I will expect to be treated accordingly.

  6. I will concentrate on playing soccer. Always giving my best effort.

  7. I will play by the rules at all times.

  8. I will at all times control my temper, resisting the temptation of retaliation.

  9. I will always exercise self control.

  10. My conduct during competition towards play of the game and all officials shall be in accordance with appropriate behavior and in accordance with FIFA’s “Laws of the Game,” and in adherence to SCAA and NCYSA rules.

  11. I shall not possess, consume or distribute before, during or after any game or at any other time at the field and/or game complex alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs or unauthorized prescription drugs.

  12. I will never use abusive or insulting language. I will treat everyone with dignity.

Coaches/Volunteers

  1. I will never place the value of winning before the safety and welfare of all players.

  2. I will always show respect for players, other coaches, and game officials.

  3. I will lead by example, demonstrating fair play and sportsmanship at all times.

  4. I will demonstrate knowledge of the rules of the game, and teach these rules to my players.

  5. I will never use abusive or insulting language. I will treat everyone with dignity.

  6. I will not tolerate inappropriate behavior, regardless of the situation.

  7. I will not allow the use of anabolic agents or stimulants, drugs, tobacco, or alcohol by any of my players.

  8. I will never knowingly jeopardize the eligibility and participation of a student-athlete.

  9. Youth have a greater need for example than criticism. I will be the primary soccer role model.

  10. I will at all times conduct myself in a positive manner.

  11. Coaching is motivating players to produce their best effort, inspiring players to learn, and encouraging players to be winners.

  12. My actions on sidelines during games shall be in the spirit of “good sportsmanship” at all times. Profanity, profane gestures, arguing, inciting disruptive behavior by spectators and/or players, or any conduct not in the spirit of good sportsmanship, shall require disciplinary action from the affiliate.

  13. I shall not possess, consume or distribute before, during or after any game or at any other time at the field and/or game complex alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs or unauthorized prescription drugs.

  14. I will refrain from any activity or conduct that may be detrimental or reflect adversely upon SCAA and NCYSA, its members or its programs.

  15. I will accurately and completely complete the coach/volunteer application form and by application attest to the accuracy of the information submitted.

Parents/Spectators

  1. I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches, game officials, and administrators at all times.

  2. I will place the emotional and physical well being of all players ahead of any personal desire to win.

  3. I will support the coaches, officials, and administrators working with my child, in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.

  4. I will remember that the game is for the players, not for the adults.

  5. I will ask my child to treat other players, coaches, game officials, administrators, and fans with respect.

  6. I will always be positive.

  7. I will always allow the coach to be the only coach.

  8. I will not get into arguments with the opposing team’s parents, players, or coaches.

  9. I will not come onto the field for any reason during the game.

  10. I will not criticize game officials.

  11. I shall not possess, consume or distribute before, during or after any game or at any other time at the field and/or game complex alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs or unauthorized prescription drugs.

  12. I will refrain from any activity or conduct that may be detrimental or reflect adversely upon SCAA and NCYSA, its members or its programs.

Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your privilege to participate in SCAA And NCYSA events.










Steele Creek Athletic Association Soccer Club

Premier Youth Sports

"Steele Creek Soccer Club promotes an active, healthy lifestyle while teaching love for the game. We focus on player development at all levels to ensure the highest level of growth, both in skill and game aptitude. Our core values provide our players with the best opportunity to succeed at the next level."

Anastasia McRay

Steele Creek Soccer Club Commissioner

Emmanuel Kaye

Steele Creek Soccer Club Executive Director

What does my registration include?

SCCA Soccer Jersey

Every child will be provided with a jersey, socks and shorts. You will need to provide your child with shin guards, a water bottle, a ball, and cleats.

Field & Team Equipment

Field flags, soccer balls, cones, boards, scrimmage pennies, and coaching materials are necessary to ensure that all kids get a solid experience.

Field Maintenance

Ensure the fields are in good condition and ready for game day.

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SCAA SOCCER VOLUNTEERS

RISK MANAGEMENT  2024/2025

SCAA  is always accepting coaches for all of our age groups!

We rely on all volunteer parents, grandparents, and other adult coaches each season to support the demand for our recreational program. Come join us! Discounts available for head coach's child.

Mandatory Pre-Season Coaches Meetings & Field Clinic with Director of Coaching Emmanuel Kaye.. 

Saturday, August 24, 10am-11am at SCAA Soccer complex clubhouse
Sunday, August 25, 6:00PM-7:00pm  SCAA Soccer Complex Fields 11
 This will include age group coaching clinics, equipment (game ball, cones, bibs), coach shirt and ID/lanyard pick up as well as a Q&A session.

SCAA  Rec Provides Lesson Plans: Director of Coaching Emmanuel Kaye  provides coaches with weekly lesson plans and guidance. Lesson plans include age-specific skills, training activities and drills for the entire season. SCAA Soccer Staff is accessible throughout the season for questions and guidance.

HEAD COACH VOLUNTEERS ONLY, PLEASE!!
Assistant coaches will be recruited after teams are formed! Please volunteer now only if interested in head coaching.

IF YOU ARE THE PARENT OF A REC PLAYER: 
Please volunteer when asked during player registration.
If you need to volunteer after a player is registered, LOG IN to your account and click on the VOLUNTEER TAB, then click on the volunteers  button that says: FIND VOLUNTEER ROLES and follow the instructions! Please do not use the links below!

F YOU ARE NOT THE PARENT OF A REC PLAYER:
Proceed to the Volunteer registration   page to register to volunteer for the area and age group.
For all questions about practice days, times, locations and game day info, please refer to the detailed age group descriptions under the Soccer tab!

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer coach or joining our High School Internship Program please review the following requirements:
It is mandatory that all SCAA Coaches pass a background check through the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association and complete the required abuse prevention program.
You must be able to coach approximately 8 weekly 1-hour practice sessions.
You must be available to coach games on primarily Saturdays, with some weekdays and Sundays.
Coordinate team communication or designate a Team Parent at your first practice to handle game reminders and other SCAA  email updates in a timely manner. Once you receive your team roster you must ask for an Assistant Coach to help out with practices and games.

Volunteers Risk Management Link

Communicate any issues right away to [email protected]
Follow SCAA Code of Conduct Policy at all times. 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
At this time, we ask that you volunteer only if you can be a HEAD COACH!
 

SCAA SOCCER VOLUNTEERS ARE THE BACKBONE OF OUR PROGRAM!!!!   

THANK YOU!!


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Steele Creek Athletic Association
13530 Choate Circle 
Charlotte, North Carolina 28273

Email: [email protected]

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