US Youth Soccer



US Youth Soccer Region II’s Midwest Regional League

MRL ANNOUNCES NEW GOVERNING STRUCTURE, REBRANDING FOR 2015-16
Click here for May 13 2015 News Release

For the 2015-16 season, the MRL will be governed by the following: MRL Charter as of April 6 2015

2015 FALL SEASON TEAM APPLICATION PERIOD
The team application period for the 2015 Fall Season is closed.
Information on the 2015 Fall Season is here: MRL 2015 Fall Season Team Information
Teams will notified around July 8 in regards to acceptance of rejection on team applications.

The team application period for the MRL 2016 Spring Season will take place from around July 10 through July 28. Information will be posted here at that time.

MRL QUALIFIERS TO 2015 REGIONALS
Click here for a list of teams that have qualified for the 2015 Regionals as MRL Wild Cards:
2015 MRL Qualifiers to the 2015 Regionals as of June 7

2015 SPRING SEASON SCHEDULES,SCORES AND STANDINGS
Individual division scores and standings can be accessed by clicking through the appropriate gender age groups below:
Boys Under 13 and Under 14 Divisions--2015 Spring Season
Boys Under 15 thru Under 18 Divisions--2015 Spring Season
Girls Under 13 and Under 14 Divisions--2015 Spring Season
Girls Under 15 thru Under 18 Divisions-2015 Spring Season
The Pre Qualified Premier I Division and Premier II Division teams for the 2016 MRL Spring Season are below based on reported scores through June 10:
2016 Spring Season Pre Qualified Boys Premier I and Premier II tier teams
2016 Spring Season Pre Qualified Girls Premier I and Premier II tier teams


MRL 2014 FALL SEASON SCORES AND STANDINGS
Scores and standings can be accessed by clicking through the appropriate gender age groups below:
Boys U13 and U14 Divisions--2014 Fall Season
Girls U13 and U14 Divisions--2014 Fall Season
Girls U15 thru U18 Divisions--2014 Fall Season

2014 SPRING SEASON
Division schedules, scores and standings can be found here:
MRL 2014 Spring Season Schedules-Scores-Standings

2014 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION II CHAMPIONSHIPS
Here is the list of MRL Wildcards to the 2014 Region II Championships: MRL Wildcards to the 2014 Regionals

2013-14 DIVISION CHAMPS
Congratulations to the following teams who captured MRL Division titles in 2013-14:
2013 Fall Season Division Champions
2014 Spring Season Division Champions

US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL LEAGUE
The MRL provides its Premier I Division teams with direct qualification into the National League.
To learn more click here for
US Youth Soccer National League Information

MRL CALENDAR
The MRL calendar can be found here:
MRL Calendar through 2015-16


MRL SCORES AND STANDINGS--PAST SEASONS
Past Fall and Spring Season scores and standings can be found under MRL History-Archived Standings and Scores

MRL CLUB DIRECTORS OF COACHING ROUNDTABLE AT NSCAA CONVENTION/US YOUTH SOCCER WORKSHOP
--A summary from the MRL Club Directors of Coaching Roundtable held on January 16, 2015 in Philadelphia at the NSCAA Convention/US Youth Soccer Workshop is posted here:
2015 MRL Club Director of Coaches Meeting Summary
--A summary from the MRL Club Directors of Coaching Roundtable held on January 17, 2014 in Philadelphia at the NSCAA Convention/US Youth Soccer Workshop is posted here:
2014 MRL Club Director of Coaches Meeting Summary
--A summary from the MRL Club Directors of Coaching Roundtable held during the NSCAA Convention/US Youth Soccer Workshop on January 18, 2013 is posted here:
2013 MRL Club Directors of Coaching Meeting Summary
--A summary of the MRL 2012 Club Directors of Coaching Roundtable held in Kansas City during the 2012 NSCAA Convention is posted here:
2012 Coaches Roundtable Summary


MRL adds Pro Youth Clubs Affiliates Division
The MRL has added an innovative competition platform featuring teams from two Major League Soccer youth clubs and their affiliate premier youth teams. Read more here:
MRL's Pro Youth Clubs Affiliates Division Information
This new division is being conducted outside of the three-tier MRL structure with teams in the Pro Youth Clubs Affiliates Division ineligible for advancement to Regionals or Premier I or II Division slots. The division is structured to emphasize the MLS Youth Clubs player development programs.

LICENSE REQUIREMENT FOR COACHES
There are no changes to the coaching license requirement for MRL coaches.  Same rules in 2013-14 apply for 2014-15. At least one coach on a team's MRL roster must hold at a minimum a US Soccer National "C" License (or equivalent) as the minimum coaching qualification.
Information on the NSCAA Coaching Courses can be found here:
http://www.nscaa.com/education/courses/master-schedule 
Information on US Soccer National Coaching Courses can be found here:
http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/National-Coaching-Schools/National-Course-Schedule.aspx