GSYSL is committed to improving EDP the Early Development Player Program.
Beginning fall of 2013 the U8 & U9 EDP will include Festivals, Training and Skills Clinic for Coaches, and No Referees
The following changes will be introduced to the program.
Festival dates will be scheduled the 3rd weekend of the season and the 5th or 6th weekend of the season
- There will be 1 - 2 Festival Days for the U9's
- Festival sites will be regionalized on specific weekends with a festival in the eastern part of the state and a festival in the central part of the state.
- Festival will consist of an AM or PM session to include Coach & Player Skill Clinics and a 2-3 abreviated game schedule
- In addition to the festivals the league schedule will consist of 8 games (4 Home & 4 Away)
If your club is interested in hosting a Festival for the U9's please contact Angela Nieland for information and requirements at email@example.com
- EDP U7/8's Program will continue this Fall. The schedule will include 2-3 Festival Dates (teams will play 2-3 games on these dates and will include Coaching and Player Clinics) and the regular schedule will include 2 home games and 2 away games.
While this is a change, please give this program a chance and help support the league build a foundation for soccer families in NH.
- The Festival dates are TBA and the location will be in Amesbury.
- Clubs, Coaches and Parents the changes being made to the EDP U7/8 Program are focused on the Education of players, coach's and parents to enhance the "soccer experience" for all.
- While this is a change, please give this program a chance and help support the league build a foundation for soccer families in NH.
Alternative sites will be considered HOWEVER specific requirements must be met to hold and support these events