Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Tournament Options for Easton Soccer Teams

A comprehensive list of tournaments in Massachusetts can be found here:


Below you will find a list of tournaments that have been sanctioned by Massachusetts Youth Soccer. In order to be considered a sanctioned tournament, the hosting organization must submit an Application to Host Tournament and supporting documentation to the Massachusetts Youth Soccer State Office and the application must be approved. Tournaments scheduled for the same dates are listed in the order in which the Tournament Hosts submitted their Application to Host a Tournament.

CLICK HERE  - For the Easton Soccer List of Tournaments

Laws of the Game (soccer rules)


There has been numerous questions in regards to the Laws of the Game.  In this section we will highlight, and link, some of the most often questioned laws. Coaches, and parents, who have questions about these laws should take some time to read the attached links.

Direct vs Indirect Kicks

NEW 2015 CORI Instructions

Mass Youth Soccer just announced a new process, outlined below.

If you are receiving this email, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to  CLICK HERE - Online CORI Link should then follow the instructions on that page about whether to click on the blue registration button or the green registration button.  Please note that you will need a head shot photo of yourself to complete the registration process.  If you have any technical difficulties, you can call Affinity Sports at 800-808-7195 10am EST to 10PM EST Monday - Friday and 10am to 7:30pm EST Saturday and Sunday.  
  2. After you complete the registration process, be sure to make a note of your User ID and password, as you'll need those again to submit your CORI check.
  3. After you complete the registration process, you will receive an email with a link to the site at which you can then submit your CORI check.  After you submit the CORI check, you must print the CORI check and sign it.
  4. You will need to give me the printed/signed CORI check and show me your photo ID.  I am required to verify a completed process for each participant. Please email me acori@eastonsoccer.com (Jessica Dubin) to arrange time and place for us to meet.

2015 Fall Coaches Meeting

For coaches who missed the meeting and for those in attendance to review - you will find the presentation at the link below. Please email John Barata (doc@eastonsoccer.com) with questions or comments.

   2015 Fall Coaches Meeting Presentation  
 2015 Fall DOC Presentation

Become a Coach

Register online to become a coach!


Travel Schedules & Reschedules


Any game that needs to be rescheduled (regardless of reason) will be handled directly by the involved coaches.  You must contact the opposing coach and arrange for the logistics of your reschedule. We've posted our Easton Travel Soccer Field Schedule HERE.  Please find and open time to reschedule your game.

Copy and Paste the attached file into email and complete the needed info:


Our DOC (Director of Coaching)

Who is this John Barata?


Approximately ten years ago Easton Soccer hired John Barata as our Director of Coaching.  He provides an invaluable amount of professionalism to a town soccer program, which many towns do not have. As director of coaching, he provides training to players and coaching, professional assistance with the Easton Soccer board, and organizes all or our training programs.  He is an invaluable resource, which allows us to provide comprehensive and professional programs.


John graduated from Assumption College in Worcester, MA where he was the Captain of the Men's Soccer Team from 1997-1999. He was an All-New England All-Star selection in 1999 and was a three time member of the NE-10 All-Conference Team. John received the highest athletic accolade from the college -- The Premier Male Senior Student-Athlete Award -- as well as defensive, offensive, and most valuable player of the year awards. In 2009 he was inducted into the Immaculate High School “Hall of Fame” Class of 2009 and the Assumption College 2011.

John currently holds the USSF "A" License, the NSCAA Premier Diploma, the USYS National License.


Coaches, John is here for you!  If you are struggling with a lesson plan, have questions about games, positions....he is here for you!