Raw Dribblers (U8)

For Players Born in the Years 2013 and 2014

This is a volunteer based program, volunteer coaches will be needed. If you would like to volunteer and share in the joy of your child’s soccer experience then please contact Fremont YSC at the email below.

Registration: Click Here

Start Date: Monday, March 9th

Saturday Sessions Begin: March 21st

End Date: Saturday, May 16th

Session Day and Time (s):

Mondays and Wednesdays – 6pm – 7pm

Saturdays – 9.30am – 10.30am – March 21st 

Field Location: Irvington High School

Address: Irvington High School, 41800 Blacow Rd, Fremont, CA 94538

You Will Need the Following:

  • Soccer Cleats
  • Shin Pads
  • Size 4 Ball
  • Fremont YSC Uniform – Click Here to Order
    • All players must wear the Fremont YSC uniform to all practices and games.

Player Welcome Meeting & Coach Education 

Location: Fremont Office, 44100 Old Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont, CA

Parent Welcome: February 28th, 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Coach Education: March 6th, 7pm – 8pm

Group Size: Maximum of 16 players per training pool, pools are created to have players of similar ability playing together.

Session Structure: Players will be participate in small sided games, a methodology to greatly benefit the individual player in the appropriate stage of learning for the players age. Small sided games closely align to the principle of free play (street soccer), and principles of futsal.

Benefits to the Player:

  • The worlds greatest players learned soccer through play, in street soccer and futsal courts.
  • Game related learning, soccer specific situations.
  • Increased touches on the ball, resulting in more game experiences.
  • Improves the players technical ability, specific to the FUNdamental stage of learning. Less space and time, touches need to be close and controlled, less time to think resulting in increased speed of thought, reduces physical dominance of bigger players.
  • High repetition of 1v1 and 2v1 situations, critical for motor development and cognitive learning phases.
  • Technical foundation developed with freedom of play to transition into later stages of learning to be play in multiple positions.


Mondays – 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11

Wednesdays – 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13

Saturdays – 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16

End of Season Event – 5/17

Contact Person for Age Group: Gavin Carvalho at gcarvalho@fremontyouthsoccer.com

Registration: Click Here

The Benefits of Small Sided Games – Manchester United  4v4 Program