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Welcome to the Home of Soccer West Soccer Club

Thank you for visiting the Soccer West website, home of some of the best soccer players, coaches and fans in Iowa.  A volunteer based nonprofit organization promoting youth soccer in the Des Moines area.

We are proud of our partnership with the Des Moines Menace which include exclusive, world-class coaching and clinics for all Soccer West players and coaches. Please browse the website to find all the information you need to learn more about our top tier soccer club.

Spring 2014 Registration is OPEN…for limited ages and teams.

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.  You can register online for Spring 2014 soccer at Soccer West. Click here to register your player(s) online!

HOWEVER, WE HAVE SPOTS AT SOME AGE LEVELS STILL AVAILABLE.  Please email our registrar to check availablity:  Email Kate the Registrar.  If so, download, print and fill our PDF form below.  You'll find the download link in the section below.

Please note that registrations for U9+ players received after Jan 20, 2014 will incur a $25 late fee.  Registrations for U6-U8 players received after Feb 15, 2014 will incur the same $25 fee.

ATTENTION KIDDIE PLAYERS:  There is plenty of room for more players at this age group.  Just send in the registration form below or brign it to the first day of games on April 13th at 4:30pm and ask for Steve Johnson (no late fee).


Spring 2014 Season Dates

Jan 20, 2014 - $25 late fee takes effect for all U9 and up programs
Feb 15, 2014 - $25 late fee takes effect for U6-U8 programs
March 23, 2014 - Coaches Meeting - Time & Location TBD
?? 2014 - Equipment Exchange - Field Clean Up Day
April 1, 2014 - All U6 and up players should be notified by coaches
April 5-6, 2014 - First Weekend of Games for U6 and up
April 8, 2014 - Kiddie players should be notified of team assignments
April 13, 2014 - First Day for Kiddie Program
May 31, 2014 - Last Day for Kiddie Program

May 31, 2014 - Champions Day w. the DM Menace at Valley Stadium (all Kiddie, U6, U7 and U8 games will be played at Valley Stadium, click here for more info)
June 7-8, 2014 - Last Weekend of Games
June 14-15, 2014 - Last Weekend for Make-up Games (if needed)


Program Descriptions


Kiddie Program:  Ages 3-5 years (mostly Pre-K and K age kids)

  • Description: Give your child the gift of playing the number #1 sport in the world.  The beautiful game brings agility, coordination, confidence and a TON OF FUN to all players!  For the first half-hour, teams will practice on a half-field. For the second half-hour, teams will scrimmage.Ages: 8/1/2008 to 7/31/2009; primarily for kids ages 4-5 (Pre-K and K)
  • Cost: $70 per player (no late fee)
  • Program Dates/Times: Sundays from 4:30-5:30pm, runs from Sunday, April 13 through Saturday May 31 (begins and ends one week later/earlier than U6 and up)
  • The final game day celebration will be played at Valley Stadium on the pro turf followed up by a free Menace Soccer game.  All  players get a free game t-shirt and a medal at the end of the season.

**Kiddie Registration Note: In order to register online, players must have turned 4 before August 1, 2013. If your child is now age 4, but misses the birthday cutoff, please fill out a paper registration and mail it in as your online registration may not go through.



U6-U8 Recreational

  • Ages: 8/1/2005 to 7/31/2008; primarily for kids ages 5-8 (K-3rd grades)
  • Cost: $95 per player (late fee of $25 effective January 20th)
  • Game Dates: Sunday games, running Sunday, April 6 through Sunday, June 8.
  • Game Times: U6-12:00, U7-1:15, U8-2:30 every Sunday
  • Description: Focus is on fun, soccer fundamentals and team building. All teams are coached by parent volunteers and are coed teams.

U9-U14 Recreational

  • Ages: 8/1/1999 to 7/31/2005; primarily for kids ages 8-14 (3rd-8th grades)
  • Cost: $95 per player (late fee of $25 effective January 20th)
  • Game Dates: Saturday or Sunday games, running weekend of April 5-6 through weekend of June 7-8.
  • Description: Continued focus on soccer development in a fun environment. All-girls teams are formed if there is enough interest. Teams are all parent coached.


U9-10 Academy Program

  • Ages: 8/1/2003 to 7/31/2005; primarily for kids ages 8-10 (3rd-4th grades)
  • Cost: $195 per player 
  • Game Dates: Saturday or Sunday games, running weekend of March 29-30 through weekend of May 31-June 1; season includes Academy Festival Tournament, weekend of May 17-18.
  • Description: This program is for players who are ready to compete at a higher level. Teams are coached by Menace staff coaches with assistance from "E" licensed parent volunteer coaches. There are 2 practices per week and the general expectation is greater than on a recreational team. For more detailed information on the program and to register, visit www.menacesoccer.com/u9u10.


Please email the registrar with questions or registration issues.

Field Practice Layout Schedule

For changes or request, please email Field Director, Kurt Weakland at Weakland@gmail.com or you may email Michael Tutty at Michael.Tutty@gmail.com. Field Map can be found here for viewing: http://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/EU8V1k2T1X