Silent Saturday/Sunday is a national program to help develop players that can make on-field decisions without sideline intervention, improve player communication on the field and to build support and confidence of both the players and our young referees.
One of our parents wrote of a discussion with their child after our Fall Silent Saturday:
"...he said, I can concentrate more when the people are not screaming at me 'cause I look at them and when I look at them they mess me up. Further discussion with my son led me to the conclusion that silent Saturday allowed my son the opportunity to apply the soccer skills learned individually as well as corporately [cooperatively] with his teammates. My son had to think and act. He had to work with his teammates and problem solve..."