The mission of the Arlington Travel Soccer Club (ATSC) is to provide Arlington and Falls Church City youth the opportunity to play soccer at the highest level commensurate with their individual ability, potential, and interest.
· Provide an attractive soccer environment that nurtures the highest level of competition.
· Provide every interested Arlington and Falls Church City child with the opportunity to qualify to play competitive travel soccer.
· Develop superior life skills in ATSC participants through team play, sportsmanship, top competition, and hard work.
· Develop elite soccer players who have an opportunity for success at the state, regional, and national levels.
· Develop strong Arlington teams able to compete effectively at the local, tournament, state, regional, and national levels.
· At U-9 and U-10, form and support at least two teams in each gender age group, comprised of players of various abilities, with the primary goal of developing the players.
· At U-11 and above, support at least two teams in each gender age group, with the goal of the first (A) team being to advance to as high a division as possible in WAGS or NCSL; the goal of the second (B) team to play competitive soccer at a mid-level division in WAGS or NCSL; and the goal of the third (C) team, if one exists, to develop players for the two higher teams and provide a playing option for players with less skill and/or commitment.
Adopted March, 1998