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Special Needs Program

TOPSoccer is a modified version of the game of soccer, designed to provide opportunities for special needs children. It provides an opportunity for fitness, fun and building self-esteem.

  • Modifications are made to the game to allow full participation and enjoyment to each child.
  • One-on-one assistance is available to those who need it.
  • It offers a recreational, leisure approach to the game of soccer.
  • TOPSoccer is a program of the Oceanside United Soccer Club.

The program meets on Friday evenings, 6:15 PM at Oceanside Sch #8.  The group will meet outside and when the weather is unfavorable, we meet in the gym. 


TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with special needs.  The TOPSoccer program is designed and administered by US Youth Soccer. 


A TOPSoccer player is defined as any youth player who has a disability that limits their ability to perform at the level of play in which they have chosen to participate. 


TOPSoccer was formed to perpetuate the US Youth Soccer mission statement, which is, to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development through the sport of soccer at all levels of age and competition. Our goal is to enable young athletes with disabilities to develop their physical fitness, technical skills, courage, and self-esteem, through the joy and excitement of playing soccer. 


How Can I Help? 

We welcome volunteers to help with this valuable program and encourage our OUSC registered players currently in high school to get involved! 

 Karen Meagher  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 To register for Special needs please click
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Read "Common Goal", an article on OUSC's Special Needs Program that was published in Spectrum magazine...Click here