YDA Jrs Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there tryouts for the YDA Jrs program?
A: No, there are not tryouts.  YDA Jrs is actually a recreational program

Q: Who are the coaches?
A: Each team has a dedicated volunteer parent that works with the team 1x a week plus coaches the game.  The other practice during the week is led by a TU staff member

Q: When do we play games?
A: Games take place on Saturday's mostly at Triangle Church, but also the Rainbow soccer fields

Q: Where are practices located?
A. We have two sites, the Woodcroft Soccer fields in Durham and the Rainbow Soccer fields in Chapel Hill. 

Q: What are the ages for Yda Jrs?
A:  We have teams for ages U6-U8. The U6 teams are a mix of U5/U6 players and the U8 teams are a combination of U7/U8 players.

Q: What days are practices?
A: Teams will train on a Monday/Wednesday or a Tuesday/Thursday schedule.

Q: What times are practices?
A. All teams train from 5pm to 6pm.

Q: Who coaches the teams?
A: All team coaches are volunteers, however, the technical director will run one session per week. 

Q: Can we register for half the year only?
A: Yes.

Q: Can we join the program in the Spring if we did not play in the Fall?
A: Yes. 

Q: Can players play up or down an age group?
A: Each situation is handled on a case by case basis depending on skill level, age, and special circumstances. We typically do not allow players to play down an age group unless the player has developmental differences.

Q: Can we make special request for teammates or coaches?
A: Yes but we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate the request. Roster spots are given on a first come first serve basis.