Welcome to Heat Soccer!

The Inver Grove Heights Soccer Association (the "IGH Heat") provides competitive youth soccer (aka 'traveling soccer') opportunities for those living in or near the City of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota.  We are affiliated with the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA). We hope you will easily find the information you are looking for on this site. Thank you!

Team Formations & Registration

2018 Summer Registration - Registration is now available. Heat Soccer has a few teams with open roster spots.

Resources

Information for Coaches, Managers, Referees, Field Locations, Uniforms, Charitable Gambling and Board Members

A Letter from our Association's President

To the IGH Heat Soccer Association families and players:

We hope that you are having an enjoyable and productive off-season and are getting ready for the upcoming holidays. The Heat Board would like to thank all the past and present members for their contributions to our soccer family. As you may be aware, we continue to get inquiries about our club merging with other larger organizations, but we are doing our best to continue providing a great value and a very competitive program at the levels that we participate – as evidenced by the performance of our teams over the last couple of seasons.

We will continue to remain a community soccer club and association that keeps working to offer more options and training opportunities to our members. We have procured more gym time (MondayWednesday, Fridays, and Sundays) at Veteran’s Memorial Community Center and our local schools so we can offer off-season training opportunities. We want to strongly encourage you to read our TeamSnap email communications and sign your daughters and sons up for as many activities as possible. We understand that most of our players are in other sports during the fall and winter, and while we encourage participation in multiple sports, the Heat Board and staff have worked hard to secure facilities and to make more soccer training available to those multi-sport athletes. Please make an effort to sign up and make sure that your player takes advantage of the additional field/gym time.  Off-season activities are important so we can maintain and improve our level of play to compete with the ever-increasing larger clubs, especially when the larger clubs require year-round participation.

Please check out the Heat’s new TeamSnap website (www.ighsoccer.org) to learn about our new January 2018 offerings: foot skills clinic, open futsal for the younger teams, and FREE goalkeeper training (a January calendar of events is also attached to this email). Please also check the website for a list of 2018 summer teams that could use a few additional players. If you know of anyone who would like to join Heat soccer, please have them get in touch with our Director of Training or our Gender Coordinators.

If you have any ideas or would like to discuss how we can continue to improve our program, please contact any of the Board members listed on our website.

Thank you and our best wishes to you and your loved ones during this Holiday season.

On behalf of your IGH Heat Board,

Gabe Rojas-Cardona, President

Heat Soccer News

Please Join Us for our Next Board Meeting

Please note our Board meeting has been changed from Sunday, January 14th to Sunday, January 21st at 12:00 (please note new time) at the Veteran’s Memorial Community Center – Community Room 2.

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2019 TEAM FORMATIONS – SAVE THE DATE!

2019 Summer Team formations will be held the week of  29th of July through 5th of August. More details to follow…

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Summer 2018 Roster Spots Available

We have roster spots available on the following Summer 2018 teams:   boys and girls | U8 (birth year 2010), boys and girls | U9 (birth year 2009), boys and girls | U10 (birth year 2008), boys | U11 (birth year 2007), boys | U12 (birth year 2006), girls | U14 (birth year 2004), boys | U15 (birth year 2003)

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U9-U10 2018 TEAM FORMATIONS

U9 (birth year 2009) and U10 (birth year 2008) team formations will be held Monday, January 15 at the Armory in IGH. Girls are scheduled from 6-7PM. Boys are scheduled from 7-8PM. All U9 and U10 players who are interested in playing in the summer should attend team formations (even if you attended team formations in the summer of 2017).

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Upcoming Events

U12 and U14C3 Girls Winter Team Training

We have 6 weeks scheduled at the North Gym at Simley HS on the following Wednesdays: Jan 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st Feb 14th, 21st All sessions are 7-8PM at the North Gym at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights.

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HEAT FUTSAL (U13+)

Session 2 registration is now closed. We have 14 teams for the second session and look forward to our first futsal weekend of 2018 onJanuary 14 at the Armory in IGH. The 2018 futsal schedule is attached to this email. If you are on a futsal team for the second session, Heat Soccer will send an…

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ADVANCED FOOT SKILLS CLINIC (U12+)

An advanced foot skills clinic will be offered on WEDNESDAYS in January and February for girls and boys (U12+). Players should have a good understanding of basic foot skills before registering. Dates are January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31, February 14, and February 21. Cost is $20 for these six sessions. Clinics will take place in the Simley High…

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U13+ GOALKEEPER TRAINING

The Heat will be offering FREE GOALKEEPER TRAINING for our U13+ goalkeepers in January and Februrary. Dates are Monday, January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12,February 19, and February 26 at the Armory in IGH. Ari Avenson will train the girls from 6-7PM. Nathan Spores will train the boys from 7-8PM. Please email Westley (ightrainingdirector@gmail.com), Ari (arianrae@gmail.com), and Nathan (nspores7@gmail.com) with your…

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THE INVER GROVE HEIGHTS SOCCER ASSOCIATION IS SUPPORTED BY A VARIETY OF CHARITABLE GAMBLING ACTIVITIES

Thanks to Celts Pub!

VIKINGS GAME-DAY MEAT RAFFLES

There will again be a Meat Raffle at Celts Pub on every Vikings regular season game-day.

Proceeds benefit the Heat!

and PULL TABS!

PLAY FOOTGOLF!

Family-Friendly activity Combines The fun of soccer and golf on a 18-hole courses. Use of Tennis/spikeless shoes (NO CLEATS!) to kick a regulation soccer into a 21-inch hole.

Maximum of four players per tee time, individuals will be grouped when possible.