Developing Youth Soccer Players in the Greater Alton-Godfrey Region

Skills, Drills and Thrills October Training

Age-specific training times for 2-12 year- olds.

Great for Recreation Players. 4 Saturdays in October for one hour. Guaranteed refunds if canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Our Approach

The Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club provides technical skills development through a disciplined training approach for youth players in the Greater Alton-Godfrey, IL region. Our training includes footwork and ball skills, speed and agility, balance and coordination, proper defensive technique and goalie training.

Competitive League Games

Our teams compete in the St. Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA), one of the largest and most respected youth soccer leagues in the Midwest. Teams are placed in divisions based upon skill level. They travel from as far away as Quincy, IL and Cape Girardeau, MO because of the league's ability to create competitive games for all skill levels.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to read answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) from parents and players.

Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club News

Changes Coming to Youth Soccer 2016

Click the link below to check out the details: St. Louis Youth Soccer Association

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Research Says Young Athletes Need More Than Just Practice To Succeed

However, many athletes never quite cross the 10,000 hour finish line, and have used the scapegoat reason, “I just didn’t have enough time to commit to the sport.”

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Coaching With a Purpose: Mixing Mental Lessons With Physical Ones

In just the last two decades, coaches are finally realizing the tremendous impact they can have on their win/loss record and the respect of their athletes by coaching the mental game.

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Communicate Instantly and Get Real-Time Game Updates with TeamSnap Live!

We’re thrilled today to take the wraps off an exciting new feature that will change the way you interact with TeamSnap. TeamSnap Live!

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10 Ways You’re Causing Your Child Sport-Induced Stress

Sports can be fun, but for many children, sports can be extremely stressful.

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Upcoming Events

2021-2022 Tryouts

Tryout Schedule for Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 sessions Tryouts will be held May 24-27 between 5 and 8:30 PM at Glazebrook Park (Godfrey) and/or Gordon Moore Park (Alton). There will be two nights of tryouts for boys and two nights for girls. Players should try to attend both nights if possible. May 24 –…

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Spring 2021 Rookie Program April 17-May 15

The Irish Soccer Club Spring Rookie program registration is now open! This 5-week program runs April 17 – May 15 and is for boys and girls ages 5-10. Players will receive skills training and play during this one-hour session on the turf at Gordon Moore Park. You can register online now at https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/261801. We look…

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Uniform Order Correction Form

If you have an issue with your uniform, such as the wrong size, missing item, etc. please fill out this form by going to the following link: https://forms.gle/Do1ceaeoe1b2m1mM7

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Small Sided League – High School Boys and Girls

High School Boys and Girls Small Sided League. Sign up at the link below. 5 to 6 dates with 2 games per date. Play – Rest – Play format. 4v4, 5v5 or 7v7 Teams divided evenly each week. Games on Friday evening, Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Limited Spots Available. Sign up now. Click here to…

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