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Winter Soccer

We are pleased to be able to offer winter soccer at Ed Smith. This will be a minimal-cost option for East Side players (Pre-K - 5th grade, currently registered for 2023-2024) to continue to play throughout the winter. Training days are Monday and Tuesday evenings, depending upon age group.

Interested parties can also reach out to Dave Larsen at


  • All players must be registered with NYSWYSA.
    • All player who are registered for ESS Recreation soccer 2023-2024 are already registered with NYSWYSA.
    • Players already playing with an established ESS team will be able to register with ESS for winter soccer.
  • All practices require three adults: coach, 2nd adult, door monitor
    • two additional adult volunteers required at every session
  • Indoor training follows SCSD schedule including any closures for weather.


This is a new program. In order for it to continue and flourish, we need volunteers.

We will need two adult volunteers at every practice session.

We need more coaches. If you are interested in coaching or co-coaching, please contact Dave Larsen

Current practice days and times

Age (Birth year) Day & Time Coach
2017-2019 Coed Monday 6-7 pm Casey Weissman-Vermeulen
2015-2016 Boys Monday 7-8 pm Nathanial Jackson (Dec, Jan)
2012-2014 Boys Monday 8-9 pm Nathanial Jackson (Dec, Jan)
tba Tuesday 6-7 pm tba
2015-2016 Girls Tuesday 7-8 pm Guido Pezzarossi
2013-2014 Girls Tuesday 8-9 pm Alex Grigorita


Optional League play

As teams form and become established, they may opt to play in League games (usually Saturdays).

Playing in a league requires a registration fee of approximately $150-$200 per player depending on team size and whether additional uniforms are required. ESS teams have played in leagues at

CNYFSC ("Jones Road")
CNY Family Sports Centre
7201 Jones Road
Syracuse, NY 13209


SISC ("Hopkins")
Syracuse Indoor Sports Center
4989 Hopkins Road
Liverpool, NY 13088

The second indoor session starts February 10 (Jones Rd) or February 3 (Hopkins).