Q: How do I know which age group my child will fall into for the Fall 2016- Spring 2017 season?
A: The dates below qualify for the different age groups set by birth year:

  • U9   Born in 2010
  • U10 Born in 2009
  • U11 Born in 2008
  • U12 Born in 2007
  • U13 Born in 2006
  • etc.

NJYS Travel Soccer Age Group Definitions – 2016-2017

Q: How long is the season?
A: Travel soccer runs in the fall and spring with 10 games(5 home and 5 away) in each season. In addition, there are indoor practices in the winter at the schools and a training camp in the summer based on team interest and coach recommendation.

Q: When are the games?
A: Most games are on Saturday or Sunday afternoons depending upon which league the team plays in.  Most teams play in the MOSA league and games are on Sunday afternoons.

Q: How far do you travel for away games?
A: Typically less than one hour from Millstone.  For example, an away game could be as close as Manalapan or as far as Toms River.

Q: How much money does it cost to play?
A: Per player costs can vary depending on how many players are on a team and if training has been decided. Costs for the fall season in the first year can run approximately $360 and can be $125 for the spring season. The fall fees typically include a 1 week camp in the summer for 2-3 hours/day, uniform and backpack, league registration fees, New Jersey Youth Soccer(NJYS) player carding fees, Millstone United Travel Soccer(MUTS) registration fees, referee fees, fundraising fees and a trainer for 1 hour/week for 10 weeks.

Q: What are the coaches qualifications for travel soccer?
A: A minimum of a Class F license must be obtained to coach travel soccer through NJYS which includes both a classroom and field session. Most MUTS coaches are also Rec coaches and have also been background checked through the township.

Q: What are the official Soccer rules?
A: Depending upon the age group and the league in which your child plays, there may be certain modifications to the official FIFA Laws of the Game (rules of soccer).  Click the following link for the FIFA Laws of the Game – 2014-2015 (Current)