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Elite Development League U7,U8,U9 & U10


SMSC is pleased to announce the fourth year of the U8,U9 & U10 Elite Development League for 2023-24.  SMSC has combined great coaching, cost effective and age appropriate programming, and comprehensive expectations to create a program to reach our youngest competitive players.  Six boys and six girls teams will be formed in Harrison County, Jackson County, Stone County and Pascagoula.  72 spots are available for boys and girls born in 2016,2015 and 2014.

EDL Team Formation

U8,U9 & U10 EDL Teams will be formed following a Identification events that are scheduled for May 1-4.   If you are unable to attend the ID event near you, and would like to be considered, please contact Kevin Carmichael.  U7 & U8 aged players may attend the assessment or sign up for the Intro to EDL program during REC registration.

Players will attend ID events at Gulfport Sportsplex, Ocean Springs, Pascagoula or Stone Soccer Complex.   Teams will be formed with regional geography as a priority with six boys and six girls teams the target for the 2023-24 program. 

Questions ?  Contact:  Kevin Carmichael 

Intro to U7 & U8 EDL Program Info

SMSC will be offering a U7 and U8 I-EDL program for Boys and Girls in the 2023-24 season for players born in 2016 and 2017.  This program will be an open enrollment program that begins October 1st and runs until early April.  Teams will train 2x per week under the guidance of SMSC staff and team coaches and will play games locally and incorporated into the REC league.

For more information or if you wish for your child to be enrolled, please contact Kara Worthington, U7/8 EDL Program Director.

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