Developing Youth Soccer Players in the Greater Alton-Godfrey Region
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.
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.
Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club News
Tryout Schedule for Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 sessions Tryouts will be held May 24-27 between 5 and 8:30 PM at Glazebrook Park in Godfrey on the turf fields on Stamper Lane. There will be two nights of tryouts for boys and two nights for girls. Players should try to attend both nights if possible.…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Finishing School is a great opportunity for girls and boys born from 2002 through 2013 to improve their finishing skills around the goal. Players will be separated by age. Only $40 for club members | $70 for non-members. Space is limited – sign up now to secure your spot. Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Tuesday, September…Read More
FAQ July 29, 2020 Please see the frequently asked questions below and our corresponding answers which we hope will help address any concerns members may have. “Will we play this fall?” As of Wednesday, July 29, 2020, we are allowed to continue with training, practice, and intra-club friendlies, per updated guidance from the Illinois Department…Read More
May 13, 2020 We are working to process refunds of fees for the 2020 spring SLYSA session which was canceled due to the Covid-19 Stay at Home orders. We will notify current members via email soon. Thank you for your patience and understanding. -The Irish Soccer ClubRead More
Tryouts for the 2020-2021 season will be held June 1 – June 7. All players must register for tryouts, which are free. Register at: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/230354 The tryout schedule will be released soon. If you have questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.orgRead More
2006 Irish Boys win Fall 2019 SLYSA Division! They received medals for their achievement at the St. Louis Ambush game on January 19, 2020. The boys finished the season with 8 wins and 2 ties in SLYSA and also won 2 tournaments, going 16-2-1. Way to go boys! The 2006 Blue are coached by Craig…Read More