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U12 to U17

The leagues are divided into boys' and girls' divisions, which play both fall and spring seasons. 12U - 17U Each season affords the opportunity to participate in about seven to ten games over the course of an 8 to 12  week season.

12U  - 17U Recreational teams play small sided games in an 9v9 format. Goal Keepers are used in this age group. Each team usually holds 2 one-hour practice sessions every week. Games consist of two 25 min halves.

As always, the main emphasis is on player development, understanding the basics of the game and the utilization of basic ball handling skills. However, this emphasis goes hand in hand with an emphasis on fun and providing an overall positive soccer experience for the youth player.

Passionate Volunteer Coaches follow club curriculum with the help of experienced coaches and age group directors.

12U -17U REC is offered at the following campuses:

City Park: Fall, Spring, and Summer  

Lions Park: Fall, Spring, and Summer(Lafreniere Park) 

Season Schedule:


Summer Season:  Beginning of June to end of July


Fall Season: After Labor through Middle November 

Spring Season: end of January through late April 

Team Formation

Upon registration you will choose the campus where you would like to participate:

  • Sparks and 5U - 8U Players: City Park, Lions Campus or Westbank Campus

  • 9U - 17U Players: City Park,  Lions Campus or Westbank Campus

Once registration has closed the Age Group Directors for each campus will form balanced teams.



All teams will have a volunteer head coach and assistant coach.  These coaches will be under the supervision of the Age Group Director and the Directors of Coaching of the club.  Volunteer coaches will receive coaching clinics throughout the season. 



These can be purchased at

Third Coast Soccer

5240 Veterans Memorial Blvd

Metairie, LA 70006


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