Welcome to the Redwood Junior Soccer League . We are the league of registration for competitive youth soccer teams in San Mateo County. We are part of District 2 of the Northern California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA-N).
Our teams compete in the CYSA Cal Soccer League. The CCSL is a statewide competitive youth soccer league.
The Redwood League helps teams build a year-round program for competitive youth soccer players. Our goal is development, not winning. For details about the Redwood League see the About Us page.
Our Site is split into two main types of pages (Private and Public). You can identify yourself and access the Private pages by completing the Logon function.
As you navigate this website, should you lose your way, you can always return to this home page by clicking on the 'soccer ball in the sky' logo you'll find in the upper left corner of each page on the site.
For further information contact the Club/League in your community or the Redwood League President
REFEREES Click on the Whistle to go to the Peninsula Soccer Referee Website
If you are a Manager, Coach or Parent and would like to register with the website, go to Logon:Register in the Table of Contents along the left edge of your screen to start the process.
|From the New York Times|
All Played Out
By RON J. TURKER JULY 27, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. — PARENTS and doctors may have disparate views on the goals of kids’ sports. I know how disparate because I happen to be both. As a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and the dad of a kid who loves sports, I see this world from both sides.
Recently, I told a teenage boy, whom I’ll call Lucas, and his parents that he had torn the anterior cruciate ligament (A.C.L.) in his knee. The matching soccer jerseys worn by the entire family were a hint as to how the conversation would go.
“You don’t understand, this is his life!” Mom said.
“We need this fixed — he’s in the Olympic Development Program! He’s elite,”
Lucas is 13. The next 40 minutes of what had been a 20-minute appointment were spent trying to reset expectations. Lucas would need a minimum of six months to heal the reconstructed graft. On top of that, his bones were still growing, so the surgical technique would have to be alter...
|Friday July 11th, 2014|
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