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NSSA Tryouts

REGISTER NOW FOR 2019-2020 COMPETITIVE TRYOUTS!

2019 - 2020 TRY-OUT DATES

DATES: July 28 - August 1
RAIN DATE: August 2
COST: $35 (U11-U19)
COST: $15 (U9/U10)
LOCATION: University of NW-St Paul, 3003 Snelling Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

 

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- player selection
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- playing time

Barb Tuominen

Club Administrator

Competitive Informational Meeting - Tuesday, July 23

COME HEAR ABOUT OUR PLANS FOR 2019-2020.

NSSA will hold a Meeting on Tuesday,  July 23 to share information and answer questions about our competitive program for 2019-2020. 

LOCATION: Cedarholm Golf View Room
ADDRESS: 2323 Hamline Ave. N., Roseville, MN
DATE: Tuesday, July 23
TIME: 7-8pm

SPECIAL INFO FOR U9/U10 COMPETITIVE SEASON

For the 2nd year the NSSA U9/10 competitive program will be divided into two seasons  - Fall/early Winter 2019 and Winter/Spring/Summer 2020.

- Tryouts in August 2019 will be for the Fall 2019 season which will include league play in September and October and training through mid-January. Once your player is placed on a team in August, the commitment is for the Fall 2019 season and the fees are set accordingly.

- A second tryout will be held in February for the 2020 (winter-summer) season. After the second tryout, teams may be adjusted and a new registration will be required. 

2019 COMPETITIVE TRYOUT SCHEDULE

SUNDAY- 1ST TRY-OUT DATE

 TIME  SUN  7/28
  8:15 - 9:30A  2011 GIRLS
  8:15 - 9:30A  2011 BOYS
  9:30 - 11A  2010 GIRLS
  9:30 - 11A  2010 BOYS
  11A - 12:30P  2009 GIRLS
  11A - 12:30P  2009 BOYS
  12:30 - 2P  2003 GIRLS
  12:30 - 2P  2002 GIRLS
  12:30 - 2P  2003 BOYS
 12:30 - 2P  2002 BOYS
  2 - 3:30P  2004 GIRLS
  2 - 3:30P  2004 BOYS
  3:30 - 5P  2008 GIRLS
  3:30 - 5P  2008 BOYS
  5 - 6:30P  2007 GIRLS
  5 - 6:30P  2007 BOYS
  6:30 - 8P  2006 GIRLS
  6:30 - 8P  2006 BOYS
  8 - 9:30P  2005 GIRLS
  8 - 9:30P  2005 BOYS

 

BIRTH YEAR TEAMS FOR 2019-2020 SEASON

 BIRTH YEAR

 TEAM (AGE GROUP)

 2011

 U9

 2010

 U10

 2009

 U11

 2008

 U12

 2007

 U13

 2006

 U14

 2005

 U15

 2004

 U16

 2003

 U17

 2002

 U18

WEEKNIGHT - 2nd TRY-OUT DATE

 TIME  SUN 7/28  MON 7/29  TUES 7/30  WED 7/31  THUR 8/1  FRI 8/2
 5- 6:15P    2010 GIRLS  2011 GIRLS  2001 GIRLS   2001 GIRLS   RAIN DAY
 5 - 6:15P    2010 BOYS  2011 BOYS  2001 BOYS  2001 BOYS  RAIN DAY
  6:30 - 8P    2007 GIRLS  2009 GIRLS  2006 BOYS  2002 GIRLS  RAIN DAY
  6:30 - 8P    2008 GIRLS  2009 BOYS  2004 BOYS  2003 GIRLS  RAIN DAY
  8 - 9:30P    2006 GIRLS   2007 BOYS  2005 GIRLS  2003 BOYS  RAIN DAY
  8 - 9:30P      2005 BOYS  2008 BOYS  2004 GIRLS  2002 BOYS  RAIN DAY
             

GOALKEEPER TRYOUT SCHEDULE - 2019

SUNDAY, JULY 28

 TIME  AGE GROUP / GENDER
 9:45 - 10:45A  2009 GIRLS & BOYS
 11A - 12P  2002 & 2003 GIRLS & BOYS
 12:45-1:45P  2004 GIRLS & BOYS
 2 - 3P  2008 GIRLS & BOYS
 3:30 - 4:30P  2007 GIRLS & BOYS
 5 - 6P  2006 GIRLS & BOYS
 6:30 - 7:30P  2005 GIRLS & BOYS
   

• Please check in at table in concourse for GK Tryout. 
Bring GK Gloves if you have them
All GoalKeepers should plan to participate in the regular age group tryout, as well.
Times are coordinated so players can do both.

If you are missing tryouts

Team placement petition process is as follows: Players that are unable to attend tryouts must still complete the Tryout Registration to indicate that they wish to petition for a roster spot and pay the non-­refundable Tryout/Team Placement Fee.

Team placement Via Petition

  • For current NSSA players: The petition does not guarantee a position on a specific team rather it alerts the Director of Coaching that even though your child was not at tryouts they are still interested in playing for NSSA. Players will be placed on a team based on their ability level. No player is guaranteed a roster spot on a team.
    If you are missing tryouts you must complete this MISSING TRYOUTS FORM.

PETITION FOR CONSIDERATION TO PLAY-UP

All players requesting to play-up must submit this PLAY-UP REQUEST FORM.

If approved, players must attend Day 1 & 2 of the age group trying out up for and Day 2 of their actual age group Being approved to try-out up an age group does not guarantee placement within this age group.  

Note: If circumstances require, after theEvaluation Process is complete and prior to the next annual tryout, players may be moved/added as needed at the discretion of the Director of Coaching. A formal try-­out does not need to take place for a player to be added to a team and the player(s) added may or may not have attended the annual try-­‐out.

GENERAL TRYOUT INFORMATION

Katelynn and Jacob Fast

Directors of Coaching

TEAM DESIGNATIONS & TRYOUT PROCESS

NSSA owns all team designations, which include (Gold, Maroon, Premier, C1, C2, and C3). NSSA’s Directors of Coaching determine the number of teams that an age and gender group can support based on player ability levels manifested through the tryout process.

  • The Directors of Coaching are responsible for leading the on­‐field tryout evaluation process. Tryout format is at the discretion of the Directors of Coaching.

  • Players may be asked to compete against a group of their peers in small-sided games to evaluate them on various abilities, such as: first touch, passing and receiving, vision, movement on and off the ball, and spatial awareness. Each player will be evaluated based on how they perform in varying competitive environments with varying levels of players.

  • There is an annual tryout fee for all players participating in the tryout process. This fee assists in compensating third‐party evaluators, tryout uniforms, administrative/operational costs, and facility rental.


Competitive Coach Application

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Competitive Season. 

NSSA COACH / STAFF EXPERIENCE

NSSA Coaches share backgrounds in childhood development, psychology, youth studies, sports science, education and soccer!

  • USSF B - E Licenses
  • NSCAA Premier - National Licenses & Director of Coaching Diploma
  • USYS National Youth License
  • MYSA Youth Module
  • MSHSL Certification
  • MYSA Technical Certificate
  • Current & Former College Playing Experience
  • NCAA D1, D2, D3 and NAIAI experience