Shaker Youth Soccer Association

SYSA 2024-2025 Competitive Travel Tryouts Registration


Welcome to SYSA-2024-2025 Tryouts Registration

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment.

Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. 

Try-out fee: $20  

Please have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or checking account information available to complete registration through our secure site.

SYSA Tryout Information

New and returning players are required to tryout for a 2024-2025 team placement. As in years past SYSA is bringing in outside, independent evaluators to assist Coach Ryko with player evaluations to ensure objective assessments. Tryouts are scheduled by gender and birth year.


Attendance at your assigned day and time is REQUlRED to ensure proper player evaluation and team placement.  However, if you have extenuating circumstances and are unable to attend your assigned date or time, please register and select 'Unable to attend assigned time.' We will have limited slots available on Monday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 4.


Friday, May 31 

4:30-5:30 PM:  Born 2011-2010 (Girls & Boys)                                                                                                                                                 Born 2014 (Girls Only)

5:45- 6:45 PM:  Born 2012 (Girls & Boys)

7:00-8:00 PM:   Born 2013 (Girls & Boys)

Location: Town Center Fields, 16500 Van Aken Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44120 (Field behind the main library)


Saturday, June 1

9:00-10:00 AM:  Born 2016 (Boys & Girls)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM:  Born 2014 (Boys Only)

12:30-1:30 PM:  Born 2015 (Boys & Girls)

2:00-3:00 PM: Born 2017-2018 (Boys & Girls)

Location: Town Center Fields, 16500 Van Aken Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44120 (Field behind the main library)


MAKE-UPS / CALL-BACKS Monday, JUNE 3 & Tuesday, JUNE 4: 

Location: TDB

Players will receive their team placement and the link to register the week of June 10. To secure your spot on a team, Registration needs to be completed by June 23. 


SYSA Competitive Team Information 


  • All Teams have a Staff and Volunteer Coach.
  • Outdoor Season is two seasons:
    • Fall Season: August 12, 2024- October 28, 2024
    • Spring Season: early April 2025 - early June 2025
  • Each Season is approximately ten (10) weeks long and includes:
    • two (2) 75 or 90-minute practices per week, eight (8) games
    • weekly Foot Skills sessions held by SYSA Staff coaches as well as Goalkeeper training 
    • Pre-season camp (Fall)
  • Tournaments.
    • Teams will compete in one or more tournaments per season.
    • Tournaments are usually local and will take up most of a weekend. 
    • Tournament fees are additional.  Typically around $80-$90 per player


  • Winter Session 1: early November - late December
  • Winter Session 2: mid January - end of March
    • Sessions are approximately 8 weeks long 
    • includes One(1) 60-minute weekly practice, an additional age group practice/ or futsal, and a weekend game against other NEO communities.

Registration for Indoor will be posted in September. 


Please direct any questions regarding this registration to:

Jessica Kardamis