|No Currently Open Sections|
Gilbert Youth Athletics is committed to providing top-tier coaching, utilizing elite facilities and focusing on the overall development of each student-athlete. It is our belief that great athletes must develop fundamental skills at a young age which prepares them for a future of success as they progress through high school and college programs.
Athletes have access to some of the best coaches in the state of Arizona who are committed to the development of young athletes, while also spending significant time emphasizing character and sportsmanship. Our slogan of Two Steps Ahead comes from the promise to our community that we provide an unparalleled program in terms of coaching, facilities and competition. Student-athletes will be two steps ahead as they move through their playing career as a result of coaches and program leaders who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence.
With player development being the focus we are able to identify the playing ability of all athletes and begin a structured approach of facilitating growth. This individualized approach is only possible as the result of employing excellent coaches who are committed to the player development process. All coaches are Gilbert Public Schools employees with many currently being on a junior high or high school coaching staff.
Youth SoccerGilbert Youth Athletics is partnering with FC Arizona and offering a 7 game coed soccer league plus tournament for 1st/2nd, 3rd/4th and 5th/6th graders. All practices and games will be on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Highland High School on the practice field from January 19th - March 2nd (*No games Feb 21). Each student will be placed on a team coached by FC Arizona staff. 1st/2nd Graders - 5:30pm-6:30pm Monday/Wednesday (7 on 7, game length = 10 min quarters, ball size #3) 3rd/4th Graders - 6:30pm-7:30pm Monday/Wednesday (7 on 7, game length = two 25 min halves, ball size #4) 5th/6th Graders - 7:30pm-8:30pm Monday/Wednesday (7 on 7, game length = two 25 min halves, ball size #4) Practice Dates: 1/19, 1/24 and 1/26 Game Dates: 1/31, 2/2, 2/7, 2/9, 2/14, 2/16 and 2/23 Tournament Dates: 2/28 and 3/2 Each player will receive a jersey. Cleats and shin guards are recommended. Registration closes on 1/12/22