“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” – John Wooden
This quote highlights the philosophy of RYSA Competitive Soccer. We focus on age appropriate player development and helping each soccer player become his or her best. If we are successful in accomplishing our primary focus, we believe that team success will follow.
The City of Rochester boasts some of the best soccer playing fields in the state of Minnesota. Two venues will be used for the duration of this tournament. The Athletic facilities used are:
- Withers / Southern Woods Field
- Watson Sports Complex
- Fuad Mansour Sports Complex
- MYSA Field Directory - RYSA
Fuad Mansour Sports Complex: College View Rd & Silver Creek Rd S (map)
From the intersection of Hwy 52 and interstate 494. South on Hwy 52 to Rochester. Exit Hwy 52 at the 41st St exit. Go east on 41st St 1.4 miles to W River Rd. Turn right (south). Go 0.2 miles to Olmsted 22. Go east on Olmsted 22 4.5 miles to Olmsted 9. Turn right (west) and go 0.6 miles to the entrance to the Rochester Community and Technical College parking lot. Take a left into the lot. The fields are to the east of the parking lot. Field M1 is the first field along Cty 9.
Watson Sports Complex: Essex Parkway NW and West River Parkway (map)
From the intersection of Hwy 52 and interstate 494. Go south on Hwy 52 to Rochester. Exit Hwy 52 at 41st St. exit. Go east on 41st St. 1.4 miles to W River Parkway. Turn left (north). Go .2 mile to Essex Parkway. Turn left, then left again into parking lot. Field 3 is north west.