GREEN WHITE TOPSoccer
Green White TOPSoccer is a adaptive soccer program for any youth or young adults (ages 6 to 22) facing special cognitive, physical and/or emotional challenges, including but limited to, athletes who are blind, confined to a wheelchair, emotionally/mentally challenged, athletes with autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, or other conditions that impair mobility, strength, and/or comprehension.
Thanks for a great FALL 2023 season!
We hope to have information about the next season shortly.
What is TOPSoccer??
Green White's TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a buddy soccer training and participation program for children with all disabilities. For a good idea of what the program is take a look at the video to the right. You can learn more about TOPSoccer from the USYS website here: https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/programs/topsoccer/
Still have questions?? Please contact Mike Folkers at firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS TOPSOCCER?
TOPSoccer (The Outreach program for Soccer) is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with special needs. The TOPSoccer program is designed and administered by US Youth Soccer and its volunteer TOPSoccer committee provides meaningful learning, development and physical participation opportunities to these young athletes through the game of soccer.
WHO PARTICIPATES IN TOP SOCCER?
A TOPSoccer player is defined as any youth player between the ages of 6 and 23 (other ages may be able to be accommodated please contact email@example.com) who has any disability that limits their ability to perform at the level of play in which they have chosen to participate.
WHO COACHES THE SESSIONS?
The sessions are lead by coaches that have been trained by IYSA specifically for TOPSoccer.
WHO ARE BUDDIES?
Buddies are volunteers, who will be paired up with players to help them succeed, learn and have fun.
I MISSED REGISTERING IN TIME...
Even if you missed the first session or want to join mid session, no problem you can join any time, just contact Mike Folkers at firstname.lastname@example.org to get registered.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OR BRING TO THE FIRST SESSION?
WHAT IS THE MISSION OF TOPSOCCER?
TOPSoccer was formed to perpetuate the US Youth Soccer mission statement, which is, to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development through the sport of soccer at all levels of age and competition.
Our goal is to enable the thousands of young athletes with disabilities to develop their physical fitness, technical skills, courage and self-esteem, through the joy and excitement of playing soccer.
MONEY IS TIGHT IN OUR FAMILY RIGHT NOW IS THERE ANY ASSISTANCE?
There is a nominal fee for the season to cover costs of t-shirts, jerseys and medals. However if this will create a financial hardship please contact us and let us know. No worries, we have sponsor and donors that are willing to cover some of the player costs. We do not want to turn any player away.
I WANT TO HELP....
Volunteers are the backbone of Green White and especially TOPSoccer. Whether it is donating, sponsoring, coordinating or getting the word out. Please contact Mike Folkers at email@example.com if you would like to help.
HOW DO I BECOME A BUDDY?
If you are 11 or older, can commit to most sessions and want to be a buddy to a participant please visit the Buddy page at www.greenwhitesoccer.org/buddy
Questions, Comments etc?? contact Mike Folkers: firstname.lastname@example.org
Green White Soccer Club
P.O. Box 596
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
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