Welcome to Etowah Youth Soccer Association!
Etowah County's Oldest and Largest Youth Soccer Association

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If you have any questions or comments about EYSA please CLICK HERE

League Play Regulations
Per Alabama Youth Soccer Association (AYSA) Rules and Regulations, a player may only register and play for one club during their commitment period. The term of this commitment is one seasonal year (Fall and Spring) for Divisions I and II, and season to season (Fall or Spring) for Divisions III and IV. Thus, if you sign your child in another league your child will be ineligible to play in EYSA.

November 7th 10 am- 10 pm

Come support EYSA at Moe's Southwest Grill Saturday November 7th from 10 am to 10 pm. EYSA will be giving out prizes to each player for the team that has the highest receipt total (will be after the event). Remember to write the name of your team on your receipt and place it in the bucket next to the cash registrar. Moe's all day will also have prizes and coupons to had out. So come out to Moe's and help support EYSA.

Modern Woodmen are also going to match the first $500 we raise in this fundraising event.


Spring 2015 Taylor Bowley brought forth an initiative based on the thousands of plastic and aluminum cans that are used each season to add recycling to the EYSA soccer fields. The board approved this measure and with special thanks to Taylor Bowley, Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, and The City of Gadsden, EYSA now has 5 Recycling containers at our complex (4 main complex, 1 at track). Please do your part by putting all cans/bottles in the blue recycling containers. All other trash to be placed in the black trash cans.


Schedules for the Fall Tournament are now posted. Please CLICK HERE to go to the Tournament page.


Coaches if you plan on coaching in EYSA for the Fall 2015 season and/or want to take advantage of your first child playing for FREE please read the following.

Alabama youth soccer has gone to a new system, and EYSA has had to implement this new system. This new system requires coaches, players, and referees to register online now.

1) Register as a Coach for the Fall 2015 season clicking this link
Click Here to Register to Coach Fall 2015 Season
2) Complete all required background checks and concussion certifications.

Note: Unfortunately with the new system you have to redo the concussion certificate again, no exceptions. The state now requires it to be attached to your gotsoccer account. We CANNOT put you on a team or do the free/discounted first child without this being completed. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Attached is an instruction sheet to help walk you through the process if you run into any issues. Instruction Sheet


EYSA is always looking for more club referees to help within our recreational division. If you are 11 years or older and are interested in making some money while support our soccer club please sign up for the following:

1) Register as an EYSA Referee by clicking this link
Click Here to Register as an EYSA Referee

Note: We CANNOT assign you any games or pay you unless you are registered in the system. Sorry for the inconvenience.

For more information about being a Ref in EYSA please contact Barry Anderson, 256-630-0668


Here is the list of the Fall 2015 Season Age Directors. All practice time requests, scheduling requests, re-schedules, and issues within your age group must go through this person:

U6: Lisa Baker - 256-458-8707 - nurse0361@aol.com

U8: Allicia Sullivan - 256-622-2213 - asullivan@stjamesgadsden.org

U10, GSS, and U12: Christie Arther - 256-390-3075 - skiparther@bellsouth.net

U14 and up: Brittany Applegate - 256-458-7947 - brittapplegate@hotmail.com


EYSA competitive program has joined up with one of the largest soccer clubs in the world, Rush Soccer. We have become the 37th club in the USA, along with 27 International clubs. This partnership will now allow players to opportunities within EYSA from recreational through a national select teams. Visit our websites to learn more:

Alabama Rush Soccer
RUSH Soccer

Congratulations to all AL RUSH tournament teams

To find out more information how the AL RUSH teams did this season at tournaments visit our Rush Academy page

Academy page


To help communicate and get more information out to players, parents, and coaches. EYSA has started a Facebook page. Please add us to your contact list. You can CLICK HERE to go to the our Facebook page.

In Memory of Billy Martin
(Father of Bill Martin, our DOC)

Billy Martin, who was one of the great coaches in EYSA, Gadsden, and the state of Alabama history passed away. He dedicated the past 25 years of his life to coaching, mentoring, and promoting the game of soccer to our youth of Etowah County. He coached kids of all age groups, boys, girls, high school, competitive, and recreational levels. He loved the game of soccer but mostly importantly he loved the kids.

However, even with Billy’s passing he will continue to give to the children of Etowah County. The Martin family has set up a Soccer Scholarship fund in Billy’s name. Please send your donation to:

Keystone Bank
Attn: Billy Martin Scholarship Fund
244 S 3rd Street
Gadsden, AL 35901

Our prayers and condolences are with The Martin family

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     EYSA Game Rules

     EYSA Programs
Alabama Rush

     Season Schedule
2015 Fall Season:

Sept 12th - Week 1
Sept 19th - Week 2
Sept 26 - Week 3
Oct 3rd - Week 4
Oct 10th - OFF
Oct 17th - Week 5
Oct 24th - Week 6
Oct 31st - Week 7

Nov 2nd -14th -
Fall Tournament

Fall 2015 and
Spring 2016


Ages 3 and 4
U-06 Players
8/1/09 and younger
U-08 Players
8/1/07 to 7/31/09
U-10 Players
8/1/05 to 7/31/07
U-12 Players
8/1/03 to 7/31/05
U-14 Players
8/1/01 to 7/31/03
U-16 Players
8/1/99 to 7/31/01
U-19 Players
8/1/96 to 7/31/99

Thank You For Supporting
Have a GREAT DAY!!!
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