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Skill Assessments

Information & Dates

Why do we have to attend assessments?
Assessments are not tryouts! Each player is put on a team. It is our goal during team selection to balance out age, height and skill. We run assessments to try to ensure league parity.

Do you know my child's assessment?
If your child played the same sport you are registering for, the PRIOR season, we have an assessment on their skill and they do not need to attend skill assessment.

If we don't attend assessments, does my child still get on a team?
If you do not make it to assessments there is NO guarantee we can put your child on a team, even if you've paid in full. You'll need to do a make-up assessment, and if we cannot get your child on a team, we will refund you in full.

Can you guarantee that my child can play with a friend, play for a certain team, or practice on a certain night?
The only thing we guarantee is that our volunteer coaches can coach their own child. All other requests we will do our best to accommodate, unless we feel it imbalances a league. You may tell us ONE night during the week on which you are unable to practice

What equipment does my child need?
Soccer: Shin guards are mandatory, soccer cleats and a soccer ball is recommended
Basketball: Tennis shoes or basketball shoes must be worn on the court, a basketball is recommended
Flag Football: Football cleats are recommended

Assessments Vs. Tryouts, what is the difference?
Assessments are utilized for our recreational league to simply assess what skill level your child is at to help best place them in our recreational league. No player is "cut" or turned away after assessments. Tryouts are for our competitive leagues to help identify children that would be a good fit for a more competitive environment. There are "cuts" after tryouts and those players can play return to our recreational league. It is highly encouraged that players who are not placed on the Competitive team to play another season in recreational sports and come back out the following season to tryout again.

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upcoming assessments

Soccer Toby Wells League

Dates
LocationAge
Time
Tuesday, March 21
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR MAKE-UP DATE

Wednesday, March 22
Wednesday, March 22
Wednesday, March 22
Toby Wells Y


Toby Wells Y
Toby Wells Y
Toby Wells Y

Coed 5-6


Coed 7-9
Coed 10-12
Coed 13-17

5:30-6 p.m.


5-5:30 p.m.
5:30-6 p.m.
6 -6:30 p.m.


Makeup
Thursday, March 23
Thursday, March 23

Toby Wells Y
Toby Wells Y

Coed 5-9
Coed 10+


5-5:30 p.m.
5-5:30 p.m.

Questions: Contact Kirsten Ellis, kellis@ymca.org, 858-496-9622, ext. 12119

Soccer at Clairemont High School Venue (Mission Valley Y)

Dates
LocationAge
Time
Saturday, March 25
Saturday, March 25
Saturday, March 25
Saturday, March 25
Clairemont
High School
Coed 5-6
Coed 7-9
Coed 10-12
Coed 13+
3-4 p.m.
3-4 p.m.
4-5 p.m.
4-5 p.m.



Makeup: March 27: 5:30-6:30 p.m. all divisions


Questions: Contact Susan Gould, sgould@ymca.org; 619-298-3576

Competitive Soccer Tryouts:


    LocationYear Born
    Time
    March 27
    March 28
    March 29
    March 29


    Clairemont
    High School
    2008-2010
    2006-2007
    2004-2005
    2000-2003
    5:30-7 p.m.
    5:30-7 p.m.
    5:30-7 p.m.
    5:30-7 p.m.
    Questions: Contact Kirsten Ellis, kellis@ymca.org; 619-666-2536

Basketball


Dates
LocationAge
Time
Saturday, March 25
Mission Valley Y
Boys 13-17/Girls 13-16
Boys 9-12
Girls 10-12
Coed 5-6; Boys 7-9/Girls 7-9
9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
Makeup
Tuesday, March 28
Wednesday, March 29

Mission Valley Y
Mission Valley Y

Ages 5 to 9
Ages 9+

5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Questions: Contact Susan Gould, sgould@ymca.org; 619-298-3576

Flag Football

Dates
LocationAge
Time
Monday, March 20
Monday, March 20
Tuesday, March 21

Toby Wells Y
Toby Wells Y
Toby Wells Y
Coed 5-7
Coed 8-10
Coed 11+


5-5:30 p.m.
5:30-6 p.m.
5-5:30 p.m.


Makeup
Thursday, March 23

Toby Wells Y
Toby Wells Y

Coed 5-11
Coed 12+

5 -5:30 p.m.
5:30-6 p.m.
Questions: Contact Kirsten Ellis, kellis@ymca.org, 858-496-9622, Ext. 12119


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