Boys and Girls Born 2009 and 2010

The Long Beach Youth Soccer Academy (LBYSO) and FC Long Beach are pleased to announce a new Soccer Academy program.  This Academy will be for the more advanced players that want to train and play at a more competitive level.

The Academy will be coached by highly experienced coaches as well as college players from several different countries.

The program will focus on player development and to mprove the individual skill and understanding of the game.  There will be two practice sessions per week, as well as small sided games on Saturday mornings.  Evaluations throughout the year will be provided so parents can be informed of their child's improvements.


For Boys and Girls born in 2009 and 2010

Players will register with LBYS for the Fall 2016 season

Players will receive practice and game uniforms


We will be hosting an open tryout where we can evaluate each player.

Wednesday, June 8th 6:00PM - 7:15PM

Bancroft Middle School 5301 East Centralia Street, Long Beach, CA 90808

The program will be conducted and supervised by Mark Hervin, Director of Coaching for both LBYSO and FC Long Beach and  Head Coach of the Men's Marymount California University Team.  Please email Coach Mark for any inquiries or to confirm your attendance at the tryout  to

Visit our Coach's page to find out more information about Coach Mark's qualifications and accomplishments,

Please Note:  For players born in 2008 and older who are interested in Club soccer, visit our Team's page to find a team that fits your player.