Grassroots

Since 1999, West Rouge Soccer Club has been at the forefront of “Long Term Player Development” (LTPD). Starting with small-sided soccer, known as "Grassroots soccer", this approach includes a focus on skills and developing as an athlete.  

Click here to read the new Grassroots pamphlet. 

Click here to be taken to Ontario Soccer's Long Term Player Development page. 

The links below are organized by developmental stages: Active Start (U4 & U5), FUNdamentals (U6-U8/9) and Learn to Train (U8/9-U11/12). 
 

Active Start

Active Start U4-U6 (Brochure) 

Active Start U4-U6 (Curriculum) 

Active Start Workbook and Practice Plan 

 

FUNdamentals

FUNdamentals U6-U8/9 (Brochure) 

FUNdamentals U6-U8/9 (Curriculum) 

FUNdamentals Workbook and Practice Plan 

 

Learn to Train

Learn to Train U8/9-U11/12 (Brochure) 

Learn to Train U8/9-U11/12 (Curriculum) 

Learn to Train Workbook and Practice Plan 


Links to Additional Grassroots Information & Resources
Recreational Matrix for Outdoor (2021)
Game Organization Guide
Field Organization Guide
Complete Grassroots Curriculum U4 to U12‚ÄčGame Leader
Click here to be taken to Ontario Soccer Game Leader Fundamentals

Retreat Line
Click here to be taken to our Retreat Line page

Oudoor Rules of the Game
Click here to be taken to WRSC Outdoor Rules of the Game

Additional Coaching Materials
Click here to be taken to additional materials for youth soccer coaches and managers, including practice sessions, concussion information, fitness & nutrition, and other coaching resources.League1 Ontario
Click here to be taken to the League1 Ontario website

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