Warriors Program U7, U8, & U9 Non Travel

Updated Monday February 12, 2018 by Concetta Slaney.



Manhasset Soccer Club’s intramural program is designed for players in U7, U8, U9 non-travel-Fall only, based on minimum registrants. While building upon the social and technical aspects learned in the Little Chiefs, the program continues to reinforce those skills and adds the technical aspects.  NEW  U9 program is for those who do not participate in travel and is not mandatory for U9 travel players, as in the past.

Children enrolled in the Warrior Program are grouped by birth year Jan 1-Dec. 31st  - see this from US Youth Soccer on how to decifer what age group your child will play. 


  • Weekend game sessions are split into game day training and small-sided games as per USSF guidelines
  • Moves, foot skills, first touch, 1v1’s, 2v2’s, 3v3’s and small possession work, using the 4v1 and 3v1, are the emphasis of the curriculum. 
  • Emphasis on attacking and defensive principles while in game situations is encouraged.
  • Introduction of throw-ins, corner and goal kicks as well as goalie concepts are taught during the game portion of the weekend session. 
  • U8 players have an optional additional training day offered at an additional fee of $75.00 per season and is recommended for those who are looking for more touches and training at their age level.
  • U8 players will be participating in LIJSL Club Developmental League which entails 2 travel games per season at Peter C Collins Soccer Park in Plainview.  Games will be played on Sunday afternoons during the same time range of our in house game days.  


Program:  Weekday – 75-minute practice session

                 Weekend – 75-minute small sided games

Program Fee: $300.00 each season

Age Groups: U7 U8  & U9 non travel

Fall Season: September to mid November (8-10 sessions based on school calendar) at local outdoor fields

Spring Season: Late March/Early April to mid June (8-10  sessions based on school calendar) at local outdoor fields

Late Fees: apply by registration deadline

Gear: Jersey and socks provided at start of fall season; shin-guards & soccer cleats are REQUIRED