US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer
(The Outreach Program for Soccer)
What is TOPSoccer?
TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a community based program that is designed to meet the needs of children and young adults that have physical and/or intellectual disabilities. The program is geared towards player development rather than to competition
Why Should we have a program?
US Youth Soccer purports to be the “Game for all Kids” this program allows us to include this largely overlooked segment of our population in our already established leagues/clubs. These children are already in your program … they are sitting on sideline benches and chairs watching their siblings play!
Is there a need for such programs …
Who can participate …
Any child/young adult with a disability. Disabilities might include:
Sight or Hearing Impaired
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
What will the parents expect …
That it will be a fun and meaningful experience for their child.
That the games and activities will be adapted in ways that ensure the child will
learn at his/her own pace.
The program will improve the overall fitness, self-esteem and social skill of the child.