NMYSA Rules and Policies Regarding the US Soccer Federation
Concussion and Player Development Initiatives
The US Soccer Federation Board of Directors recently approved a “Small Sided Soccer” and “Birth Year” registration mandate. This 2016-17 best practices and 2017-2018 mandate applies to all USSF members, AYSO, US Club, SAY and US Youth Soccer. For more information,please see the below initiatives along with the FAQs.
US Soccer's Webpage on Player Development Initiatives
Statement from NMYSA on the New Rules
NMYSA's 2016 Game Formats & Age Groups Chart
More information on Implementing the Build Out Line
US Soccer Statement on Heading in Games
Below is a video (9 mins) on the implementation of the new 7v7 (U9 and U10) playing rules and the implications for coaches.