Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I contact McKinney Soccer?

Q. How can I contact McKinney Soccer?

A.  MSA is open Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
1650 W. Virginia St., Suite 110, McKinney, TX 75069
Phone:  972-569-6808    Fax: 972-548-8322   e-mail: info@mckinneysoccer.org

Q. Where is lost and found?

Q. Where is lost and found?

A. If you have lost or left items at the soccer fields during the season, please check at the fields in the Lost & Found tub that will be located at the fields during game days. Items will NOT be brought to the office until after the season is over.

Q. Who are McKinney Soccer’s board members and how can I contact them?

Q. Who are McKinney Soccer’s board members and how can I contact them?

A.  A list of MSA’s board member’s and their e-mail addresses can be viewed on our website here: Board Members.

Q. What type of Soccer does McKinney Soccer Offer?

Q. What type of Soccer does McKinney Soccer Offer?

A.  McKinney Soccer Association offers Recreational Leagues for Children Under 4 to Under 19, and Adult recreational coed.

Q. How can I register?

Q. How can I register?

A.  You can register on line at Online Registration. You can register in person at our office, 1650 W. Virginia St., Suite 110, McKinney. Office hours are listed above. You can also register by mail by printing a registration form from our website here: Registration Information

Q. When does the season begin?

Q. When does the season begin?

A.  The spring season will begin in late February or early March and end in early late May or early June.  The fall season will begin late August or early September and end in November.  The season consists of 8 games, most of which should be played on Saturdays. There may be a few Sunday and/or weeknight games if needed.

Q. Is my child old enough to play?

Q. Is my child old enough to play?

A.  A player must be 3 years old by January 1st to play with MSA the upcoming Spring or by August 1st for the upcoming Fall. (NTSSA Age Chart)

Q. How is my child placed on a team?

Q. How is my child placed on a team?

A.  Players are placed on teams based on age, gender, and geographic “school” area.  We do our best to place players on a team close to where they live. Teams will be created based on the number of new players and the number of openings on existing teams. New players will not be placed on teams until after the registration deadline. Please review the Special Requests (NTSSA Rules) here.

Q. Can my child play up an age group?

Q. Can my child play up an age group?

A.  Yes, a child may play up one age division. Age groups are determined by NTSSA Youth Age Chart. Registration must be done in person and play up one age group should be indicated in the special request area on the registration form.
Note: A player can never play down.

Q. Can my child wear earrings during the soccer games?

Q. Can my child wear earrings during the soccer games?

A. NO JEWELRY can be worn during soccer games. This includes newly pierced ears. No Exceptions.

Q. When will practices be?

Q. When will practices be?

A.  Practice days, times, and locations are set by the coach of your team. MSA does not regulate when or where your team practices. Since we do try to place the players on a team close to home, we often hope you are able to practice close to home. Any conflicts on practices should be resolved with your coach.

Q. What happens when games are postponed due to weather?

Q. What happens when games are postponed due to weather?

A. If you are at the fields when games are suspended due to bad weather, look to a field director or referee for directions because games may resume again after 30 minutes or more if the weather improves.  If games are cancelled, makeup games could be rescheduled on an open Saturday, Sunday afternoon, or weeknight.

Q. When and where are the games played?

Q. When and where are the games played?

A.  Most games will be played on Saturdays; however weekday or Sunday games may be required.  All games for U12 and below are played at the Craig Ranch Soccer Complex (NE corner of Hwy 121 & Alma Rd).  U13 & U14 will play with Allen/Frisco and have some games at Craig Ranch.  U15 & Up teams play their games in Plano. Click Here for More Information.

Q. When will I hear from our coach?

Q. When will I hear from our coach?

A.  Your child’s coach should contact you shortly after the coaches’ roster pick-up day, the 1st or 2nd week in February for the spring season, or 1st or 2nd week in August for the fall season.

Q. Who provides the uniform and the other soccer equipment?

Q. Who provides the uniform and the other soccer equipment?

A.  U4-U5: uniform once a year (jersey, shorts, and socks) and a soccer ball is provided by McKinney Soccer. The coach will hand out at a practice prior to the first soccer game. (1 uniform per year) U6-U8: will ONLY get a uniform. (one per year) U8 & Up: – Your child’s coach will inform you where to purchase the uniform which includes shirt, shorts and socks.

All Players must provide their own equipment.  You must purchase shin guards and the appropriate size soccer ball prior to your child’s first practice.  It is MANDATORY that shin guards be worn at all games and practices.  Soccer cleats are optional; baseball cleats with a toe-cleat or metal-cleats are NOT allowed.

Age Group                       Ball Size
U8 and Below                    Size 3
U9 through U12                 Size 4
U13 and above                  Size 5

Q. When will I find out when my first game is?

Q. When will I find out when my first game is?

A.  Games will be posted on the McKinney Soccer website (Schedules and Standings) once the schedule has been completed.

Q. Is there a refund policy?

Q. Is there a refund policy?

A.  MSA has a $25 administrative fee prior to the first game, no refunds thereafter.

Q. How many players play at one time?

Q. How many players play at one time?

A.  At U4 we start with 3v3 and increase up to 11v11 at the older age groups. Each child will play at least 50% of the game to ensure fair and equitable activity

Q. How do I register as a Coach?

Q. How do I register as a Coach?

A.  You can register online through the coaches registration link on our Registration page.  If you are a first time Coach, the on-line background check must be competed. The link is on thee Coaches page of the MSA website. You will need to upload a photo before a coaches card can be issued.

Q. Do Coaches need to have a Coaching License?

Q. Do Coaches need to have a Coaching License?

A.  All Coaches must obtain a Coaching License by the 2nd season they will be coaching the team. MSA has free coaches clinic’s before the start of each season.

Q. What special requests will MSA honor?

Q. What special requests will MSA honor?

A.

  • A player is allowed to play with a sibling (same gender).
  • Play up one age group with parent signature on the registration form. (This cannot be done on-line).
  • A player can request NOT to return to their previous team.
  • Return to their old team after skipping a season.  A player can return to a MSA team they were previously on IF and ONLY IF: a) they only skipped one season and did not play on another MSA team that season and b) there is room on the roster for that player and any other players who also skipped 1 season who wish     to return.
  • Bring a friend, returning U5 and U6players: can request to play with a friend who is registering to play soccer for the first time. Placement is subject to availability and other teams roster needs. 
  • Bring a friend, returning U13 & older players, who are new, did not play last season or whose team disbanded may request to play on a specific team. Placement is subject to availability and other teams roster needs.
Q. What can be placed on uniforms?

Q. What can be placed on uniforms?

A.

  • A player’s number must be placed on the back of the jersey.
  • Player’s names are not allowed on the jersey.
  • Team logo can be placed on the front or sleeve of the jersey.
  • If the uniform is sponsored, the name of the company can be placed above the players number on the back of the jersey, as long as the company is not “adult themed”. (An example would be a beer or alcoholic beverage company.) The logo should not be more than 2 inches tall.


The McKinney Soccer Association has been promoting and growing the game of soccer in McKinney since its formation over 30 years ago. The association is controlled by a board of directors which meets once a month to ensure that both, the Spring and Fall soccer seasons run smoothly. We also have a small office staff to manage daily operations and help to coordinate between players, parents, and board members in solving issues.

McKinney Soccer Association
Office Hours
Monday – Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed for Lunch 12:00pm -1:00pm

1650 W Virginia St, Suite 110
McKinney, Texas 75069

Tel: 972-569-6808
Fax: 972-548-8322
email: info@mckinneysoccer.org

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