Fall Registration Open Now

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Registration closes on September 2nd. Games will begin the Saturday of Sept. 17th

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asheville shield football club & ymca have secured a long term partenership

Asheville Shield x YMCA Player Pathway

As of summer 22' both ASFC & YMCA will be partnered to increase youth football opportunities within WNC. Starting in fall 22' our players will begin on their newly created player first pathway. With our partnership, we not only plan to create more chances then ever to play the beautiful game; but also the perfect football journey for all aspiring young players:



Provided by Ymca. 6-8 week seasons in both fall/Spring. x1 session p/w, lead by volunteer coaches with coaches guide provided by asfc. u5-u10s. Coed


Provided by ASFC; Next Gen Shield. Four month seasons in both Fall/Spring. x2 sessions p/w. lead by qualified shield coaches who follow set curriculum. Also receive skills book, individual development plan & more game opportunities

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Provided by ASFC. Teams compete in the Carolina Champions League. Four month seasons in both fall/spring. x3 sessions p/w. lead by qualified shield coaches who follow club philosophy while recieving player guides, evaluations and tournaments away.

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Interested In Coaching?

Our recreation teams will need volunteer coaches who are willing to start this Fall. If you are interested in getting involved and helping the next generation of players; get in contact today!

Coaches will lead sessions x1 night per week during season, with games on a Saturday morning. All coaches will recieve assistance from Asfc in the shape of a training session guide, as well as q/a before the season.