Girls/Boys Division Information

 

Londonderry SC Express offers soccer development and playing opportunities for kids range from age 2.5 to 18. The descriptions below provide addition information on the each age grouping.
Division Summary Ages Players Game Format Practices Required Equipment When & Where In Depth Coordinator
U3 The U3 league is for children born in birth year of 2019 who want to give soccer a try. It is a low pressure, fun filled experience Born in 2019 Varies Activities, drills, scrimmage None Size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, snack (team shirt and socks provided by league) Saturdays, 8 AM - Academy Style Training on Field 2 In Depth Info

Emily Shuman

U4 The U4 league is for children born in birth year of 2018 who want to give soccer a try. It is a low pressure, fun filled experience Born in 2018 Varies Activities, drills, scrimmage None Size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, snack (team shirt and socks provided by league) Saturdays, 8:00 and 8:40 AM, Academy Style Training on Field 2 In Depth Info Emily Shuman
U5 The U5 league is for children born in birth year 2017. This league is a mixture of children who have had some experience in the U3/U4 league, and children who have never played an organized sport. The purpose of this league is for children to learn how to move the ball around the field, work with their teammates, and build their confidence. Born in 2017 Typically 6-7 players per team Scrimmage None Size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, snack (team shirt and socks provided by league) Saturday, 10:30 AM -  West Road Fields 1A - 1F | Alternating training weeks with Mark Ruest at 9:20 and 10:00 AM Boys, 10:40 AM Girls In Depth Info

Emily Shuman

U6 The U6 league is for children born in birth year 2016. This league is a mixture of children who have had some experience in the U3/U4/U5 league, and children who have never played an organized sport. The purpose of this league is for children to learn how to move the ball around the field, work with their teammates, and build their confidence. Born in 2016 Typically 6-7 players per team Scrimmage None Size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, snack (team shirt and socks provided by league) Saturday, 10:30 AM - West Road Fields 1A - 1F | Alternating training weeks with Mark Ruest at 9:20 and 10:00 AM Boys, 10:40 and 11:20 AM Boys, 10:40 AM Girls In Depth Info

Emily Shuman

U7 The U7 Boys/Girls league is for boys/girls (birth year 2015). U7 plays a 4v4 format (NO goalie, 2 defenders, 2 forwards/offense), where players are encouraged to rotate and play all positions. Like U6, players are taught the basic skills involved in playing soccer, but getting them to play their positions is emphasized. They are taught to learn about dribbling, passing, positioning, throw ins, etc. Unlike the rest of the league, this division is not coed and boys and girls are separated in an effort to encourage the girls to build confidence and enjoy playing the game. Boys/Girls (birth year 2015) 7-8 4v4 format (NO goalie, 2 defenders, 2 forwards/offense) 1 hour per week academy style with Mark Ruest Shorts, shin guards, water bottle, outdoor soccer cleats (team shirt and socks provided by league) Saturday, 8:00 AM Boys; 9:15 AM Girls - West Road Fields 1A-1F In Depth Info Colleen Ramsey
U8 The U8 Boys/Girls league is for boys/girls (birth year 2014). U8 plays a 4v4 format (NO goalie, 2 defenders, 2 forwards/offense), where players are encouraged to rotate and play all positions. Like U7, players are taught the basic skills involved in playing soccer, but getting them to play their positions is emphasized. They are taught to learn about dribbling, passing, positioning, throw ins, etc. Unlike the rest of the league, this division is not coed and boys and girls are separated in an effort to encourage the girls to build confidence and enjoy playing the game. Boys/Girls  (birth year 2014) 6-7 4v4 format (NO goalie, 2 defenders, 2 forwards/offense) 1 hour per week academy style with Mark Ruest Shorts, shin guards, water bottle, outdoor soccer cleats (team shirt and socks provided by league)

Saturday, 8:00 AM Boys; 9:15 AM Girls - West Road Fields 1A-1F

In Depth Info Colleen Ramsey
U9/U10 The U10 league is for children ages 8 and 9 (birth years 2012 and 2013) 8 & 9  10-11 7v7 (1 goalie, 3 defenders, 3 forward/strikers) with certified referee (6v6 depending on final registration numbers) 1 hour per week Shorts, shin guards, water bottle, outdoor soccer cleats, size 4 soccer ball (team shirt and socks provided by league) Saturday, 12 PM Girls; 1:15 PM Boys - West Road Fields 2B and 2C In Depth Info Kerri Stanley
U11/U12

The U12 division is for children ages 10 and 11 (birth year 2010 & 2011). LSC’s goal is to create enough U12 teams that they can play each other here in town for the duration of the season (8 games). The game format increases to 9v9 play and at this level the off-sides rule is introduced and enforced.

10 & 11 14-16 9 v 9 format with certified referee 1.5 hours per week Shorts, shin guards, water bottle, outdoor soccer cleats, size 4 soccer ball (team shirt and socks provided by league)

Saturday, 8:30 and 9:45 AM -  West Road Field 5

In Depth Info Jessica Anastasi
U13/U14/U15MS The U15 division is for children ages 12 through 14 (birth years 2007 - 2009 and include 2007 middle school players). LSC U15 teams play a 9v9 format. 12 to 14 years 15 - 18 Typically 11v11 format (1 goalie, 3 defenders, 2 outside midfielders, 2 inside midfielders, 3 strikers) with certified referee; can play 9v9 format depending on numbers. 1.5 hours per week Shin guards, water bottle, outdoor soccer cleats, size 5 soccer ball (team uniform of shirt, shorts, and socks provided by league) Saturdays, 1:00 and 2:30 PM - West Road, field 6 In Depth Info Jessica Anastasi
U15HS/U17/U18 The U18 division is for youth ages 15 through 17 (birth year 2003 - 2006 and include 2007 high school players). As kids get older, the number of registrations tend to drop. For the Spring 2021 season, the U18 teams will be determined based on final registration numbers and also allows for all LSC U18 teams to remain on our home fields for the season. 15 through 17 15 - 18 Typically 11v11 format (1 goalie, 3 defenders, 2 outside midfielders, 2 inside midfielders, 3 strikers) with certified referee 1.5 hours per week Shin guards, water bottle, outdoor soccer cleats, size 5 soccer ball (team uniform of shirt, shorts, and socks provided by league) Saturdays, times vary - home games at West Road, field 7 In Depth Info Jessica Anastasi