Frequently Asked Questions

 

How much does the program cost?

The program is free!

 

Is equipment provided?

A jersey, a pair of shin guards, and a soccer ball are provided.

Players are responsible for bringing their equipment to every practice/game. If the player does not bring the necessary equipment to participate then they will not be able to participate that day.

 

Do I need cleats to participate?

No, sneakers are fine.

 

Is transportation provided?

No.

 

What is the schedule/games per week?

Schedule varies per site. You play 3 days a week for 90 minutes. Game schedule TBA.

 

How long does the program run?

Each season is 12 weeks long. There are 2 seasons each year.

Outdoor fall runs July-September and spring runs April-June.

 

Are there any volunteer or coaching opportunities?

Yes! You can find more information here.

 

What will be the main form of contact between parents/guardians and Soccer for Success?

Our outdoor sites use the app “Remind.” You can find more information here.

 

Are coaches background checked and/or trained?

Yes! Coaches must complete and pass a background check. Coaches also complete training through the U.S. Soccer Foundation.

 

What is the weather policy?

It is a rare occasion that a practice or game day will be cancelled. However, if the temperature is below 32®F or higher than 105®F, games and practices will be postponed or cancelled. Cancellations and postponements due to snow/rain will be made no later than 30 minutes before the game/practice is scheduled.

Cancellation notifications will be done through Remind.

 

Where can I sign my child(ren) up?

If you plan on participating at an outdoor site, you can sign up here.

 

Can you make any donations to the program?

Yes! You can find more info at: https://www.buffalosoccerforsuccess.com/coming-soon