At the heart of the LMSA soccer program is the Recreational Division. Since 2008 LMSA has been serving the soccer playing youth and families of La Mirada.
At the same time providing participation opportunities for all the other members of a family. Adults can volunteer to be a coach, asst coach, a team parent or even help administer the program by volunteering to help the Board of Directors as an assistant or even becoming a member.
Also, If so inclined any family member, 14 years of age or older, can become an LMSA paid referee.
The program strives to ensure that every child can have the opportunity to experience the beautiful game of soccer in a fun safe and fair environment.
LMSA program offers a low cost, low travel, low time commitment environment. While at the same time ensuring that all players in the U10 Divisions and younger are playing at least 3/4s of every game. U12 and above must play at least half of every game.
There are 2 basic seasons in the Recreation program. The Fall which runs from August to December and Spring which runs from February to April. Each program requires separate registration and fees.
Fees for the Fall season include uniform, picture packet, a full season of games and end of season awards.
All recreation teams are balanced a much as humanly possible to ensure all teams are competitive. Returning players are rated by their previous coach with input from other coaches in that division. New players are required to participate in a skills tryout day to be rated and put into the divisions pool. (U6 and below have no rating)
Although LMSA is considered recreational there are playoffs and champions crowned locally every Fall in the U8, U10 and U12 divisions.
In the post-season U10 and above teams who qualify by placing during the regular season and LMSA REC ALL–STAR U10, U12 & U14 teams usually participate in the JUSA and/or Cal South Recreational Championship tournaments which are held in December and January.
Click on the Contact Email below for more information:
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TOPS Soccer Coordinators
Phone: (714) 522-0227 or (714) 308-6048
TOPS Soccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a community-based training and team placement program designed specifically for young athletes with disabilities. Developed by US Youth Soccer, coaches provide instruction appropriate to each individual child’s level. One-on-one assistance is provided by “soccer buddies”, and specifically adapted equipment is available for use.
Player participation and development are key elements of the program as players are placed on teams according to ability and NOT by age. TOPS Soccer is designed to improve the overall fitness, self-esteem and social skills of the child.
What is the role of the TOPS Soccer parent?
As a TOPS Soccer parent you need to:
• Provide transportation to and from all practices and games, ensuring that the player is prompt.
• Attend all practices and games.
• Lend support in a positive manner.
• Provide any pertinent information about your child to the coaches and administrators.
What should families expect from the program?
• A fun and meaningful experience for you and your family.
• Games and activities adapted to ensure your child’s participation.
• Safe and healthy environment.
• Parents will have the opportunity to network with other families for support and information-sharing.
What are the benefits of TOPSoccer for my child?
• Your child will develop a sense of belonging to a community.
• Learn the value of being part of a team.
• Improved self-esteem, fitness and social skills.
For specific information contact:
Or click on TOPS Soccer Coordinator's contact email link