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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Overview of Rock Soccer Club

The Rock Soccer Club (RSC) is dedicated to the promotion and development of soccer in Janesville and the surrounding Rock County area for the community's children and youth, both male and female between the ages of 3 and 19.

Current activities include:
* In-House Skills League for ages 3-10
* Competitive soccer leagues for grades 3-12
* Referee in Training (RIT) program.
* Adult league for those males age 30 and over and females 18 and older.

RSC, a 501-3c not for profit organization, is designed to provide a broad-based, low cost recreational soccer program where children can have fun and learn the game through controlled competition.

RSC also participates in Madison Area Youth Soccer at the both the Recreational and Classic Level.

Parent involvement and volunteers are critical and strengthens the soccer community.

Critical information about the club including programs, scholarships, contact, and schedules can be found at www.rocksoccerclub.org.

Soccer Programs

In-house Soccer League

The RSC Skills Soccer League is designed for players ages 3-10 who want to learn proper soccer techniques or sharpen soccer skills in a fun-based atmosphere.

The Skills League runs two programs in Spring and Fall for 8- weeks.

Players practice are two-days a week with games on Saturdays.

3-4 year olds practice 1 day a week and the program runs approximately 6 weeks.

In an effort to emphasize skill development in the younger age groups and encourage participation of all children interested in the game, getting as much playing time during practice or the games is desired.

Primary attention is given to the individual skill improvement and the dynamics of team play.

To reinforce this approach, team standings are not maintained in the In-House Soccer League.

Recreational Competitive

Teams These teams are designed for players grades 3-12 who want to experience more competitive soccer.

Teams are formed in June and January for the following spring and fall seasons.

As rosters sizes are limited the club, new players are accepted on a first-come basis.

Placement on teams is done through a combination of coach recommendation, player request and if appropriate player evaluation.

The goal is to accommodate all those desiring to play and position players for the most success as a team and individual.

Teams play approximately eight games against in both fall and spring with four home/four away with 2 practices per week.

Prior participation in the RSC In- House program or a comparable soccer program is recommended.

Tournament competition is offered at this level.

Classic Competitive Teams

These teams are designed for U11-U19 and provide a higher level of competition in the MAYSA league.

Based on the number of players tryouts may be held.

If possible, RSC tries to accommodate players and their family based on their interest recognizing that appropriate placement is key for player success.

Tournament competition is highly recommended.

Coaching Philosophy

The Rock Soccer Club employs coaches and officials who are certified and invested in teaching children in a supportive, skill-based environment.

The club strongly encourages parents and others who have a desire to coach or have coached before to become a certified coach.

The Club reimburses those who complete their WYSA coach certification, which is offered at various levels.

Assistant Coaching is volunteer-based and offers a great introduction to coaching with no licensing required.

Recognizing that the proper training of younger players is critical, RSC has created the position of Skills Coaching Director to ensure that there is appropriate and adequate coaching staff to support our In- House Program.

The Club President currently acts as the coordinator for our Competitive Teams.

As a member of MAYSA, the Club follows the recommended development guidelines as set forth in MAYSA Age Group Curriculum.


RSC is governed by a Board of Directors that are elected by the members of Rock Soccer Club as defined by families' participating in one of the soccer programs.

The officers are elected annually at the Annual Meeting.

Board Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month and the agenda is open should others wish to have an item included.

The location of the meeting is posted on the RSC calendar on the Website Home Page.

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Janesville Youth Sports Complex

Home field of the Rock Soccer Club, Janesville, Wis.

Welcome to Janesville. We hope you enjoy your visit. Click here for places to eat, shop and see while you're here.

Directions to the Janesville Youth Sports Complex from the Madison Area:

Take I90 south to the Hwy. 11 exit on the east side of Janesville.

Take the Highway 11 east exit, toward Delavan.

Turn left at the second intersection, Wuthering Hills Drive

The field is 1/2 mile ahead on your left.


The snack shop is located on the other side of the parking lot, next to the (American) football fields. Restrooms are located behind field 12


NOTE: Games are played on fields 14, 15 and 16, on the right as you enter the sports complex. MAYSA's field assignments are out of date.

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The Rock Soccer Club offers both developmental and competitive leagues for players in the Rock County, Wis. area. We are affiliated with the Madison Area Youth Soccer Association. For registration information, click HERE. For more information, e-mail info@rocksoccerclub.org
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