Q: My older children's coaches have called. I have not heard from our U6 coach. Are we registered? Have we been forgotten?
A: No, you have not been forgotten. Traditionally, U6 starts on the first Wednesday after Labor Day. U6 plays at 6:00 pm on Wednesdays and 9:00 am on Saturday mornings. U6 is the only division that has a set schedule.
Q: I forgot my coach's name and phone number. How do I reach them?
A: Email email@example.com with your child's name and your name and we will email you his/her coach's information.
Q: Will the schedules be on the website?
A: Our schedules will be posted on our website as soon as they are available. We hope our sponsors can come and see the games, too! For the competitive divisions, game scores and standings will also be available.
Q: Is it too late to volunteer?
A: No! We always need help, in all areas of league operation. Right now, we are actively searching for referees, coaches and assistant coaches, and concession staff. Please contact any of our Board Members for more information.
Q: What do the sponsors receive in exchange for their support?
A: Check out the great deals our sponsors receive!
Q: How old do you have to be to become a referee?
A: Children 12 and over can learn to be referees. Check out more information HERE
Q: Do I have to go to Registration Night?
A: No, you don't, but we would love to see you all! You can register by going HERE. If this is your child's first year with us, please enclose a copy of their birth certificate for our records in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: How can I sign up?
A: We begin taking registrations in April, traditionally at our Open Registration Night or with our online registration system that opens on April 15th. Please see our REGISTRATION PAGE for more details.
Q: Is financial aid available?
A: Yes, assistance is available. Please contact any board member, or if you prefer, Dan, our President. Any information will be kept confidential.
Q: How do I find out about cancellations?
A: Cancellations due to unsafe field conditions are posted on our website and Facebook as well as through our QuickClub app used by many of our coaches.
Q: What is included in the registration fee?
A: Your child will be provided with a uniform consisting of a shirt, shorts, and socks. Every player will play approximately 12 to 16 games in addition to practices.
Q: Are there any openings left?
A: Sign up now! After July 15th, any new registrants will be put on a waiting list.
Q: What is the Board of Directors?
A: The Board is comprised of 18 dedicated volunteers that run the league. Positions include President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Registrar, Director of Referees, Purchasing Director, Concession Director, Media Director, Facilities Director, Team Parent Director, Fundraising Director, and a division manager for each division in the league. The Board meets on the third Sunday each month.
Q: If I am a coach, will my child be on my team?
A: Yes! Be sure to note that you are willing to coach on your child's application.
Q: If I sponsor, will my child be on that team?
A: Yes! Be sure to note that you will sponsor a team on your child's application.
Q: Who do I make checks payable to?
A: Make all checks/money orders payable to either Manchester East Soccer League or MESL.
Q: After we signed up, we moved out of town and cannot play. Can we get a refund?
A: Yes. We have a few exceptions to our refund policy and moving is one of them.
After May 31, registration fees are non-refundable with the following exceptions:
Teams are full and player cannot be placed on a team
Player has a doctor’s note
Player has moved
Administration error by either MESL or parent (example: signed up in the wrong league)
Do you have a question that hasn't been answered here? Please email email@example.com so that we can answer your question AND add it to this list! Thanks so much!!