VYS Travel Soccer

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VYS is “One Club”

VYS Travel is a competitive soccer program for U9-U19 boys and girls focused on player development in an environment that promotes character, confidence and community.  VYS Travel builds on a continuum of high-quality travel soccer opportunities that allows its players of all abilities and levels to play in VYS Travel from U9 all the way through U19 in an environment that promotes excellence, sportsmanship, self-confidence, and respect to ensure that each player achieves their soccer goals, realizes their full soccer potential and falls in love with the game of soccer.

Key components

  • Professional coaches employed by VYS provide weekly training to all teams in an age group and follow a set Coaching Curriculum designed by the VYS Directors of Coaching to ensure consistent player development and coach education.
  • All travel players are rostered to VYS rather than individual teams, allowing more flexibility for player movement between teams as team and individual skill levels change.
  • Promote "home-grown" talent through year-round player development programs and opportunities.


The Philosophy of the VYS Travel Program is to promote a player-centered approach and allow the ‘game to be the teacher’ in the context of long term player development.
The program focuses on the following priorities:

  • Create a FUN, safe, challenging environment
  • Develop EVERY Player
  • Develop the team to exhibit an EXCITING playing style
  • Develop players to understand MULTIPLE  positions for an holistic awareness of the modern game


  • To identify and support the development of every player
  • To provide quality coaching, education and welfare at all age groups and at all levels
  • To enhance player development, incorporating technical, tactical, physical and psychological/social aspects
  • To identify, recruit and develop the most talented coaches
  • To grow a comprehensive coach mentoring program


  • To develop players to reach their individual goals and ambitions
  • To support the continued growth of our coaches
  • To ensure all VYS families have a positive experience as part of the VYS Community

Mission Statement

To build character, confidence, and a lifelong love of soccer by providing a continuum of competitive,
high-quality and positive soccer experiences for all players in the Vienna community.