Saturday, March 13th: Trials at the Capelli Sports Complex, Tinton Falls.
U12 and U14: 3-5 PM. Age as of Dec. 31, 2020 (if 11 or younger on Dec. 31, 2020 you are in the Under-12 age group; if 12 or 13 on Dec. 31, 2020 you are U14
U16 and U19: 5:15-7:15 PM (If you are 14 or 15, you are U16 and if you are 17 or 18, you are U19). **Only U16 and U19 players who participated in either the 2021 indoor training or the Turf skills sessions are exempt from attending trials.**
Location: Capelli Sports Center, (1569 Wayside Rd Tinton Falls, NJ, Field Turf)
The spring is a great time to become involved in the club for all levels! Training opportunities are also available for players who simply want to practice within the club environment (no tournaments) as well.
Young players encouraged - U12 (4th-6th grade) is a perfect time to get involved with the club. Various commitment levels for multiple sport athletes!! At the Academy and U12/U14 levels, we are looking for athletic players interested in learning proper fundamentals as well as Goalkeeping!
I. Outdoor spring/summer travel club teams:
II. What is the Practice Schedule?
All outdoor teams will train at both Cedar Stars Facility (Capelli Sport Complex, 1569 Wayside Rd Tinton Falls, NJ, Field Turf) as well as possibly at Monmouth University's field hockey "So Sweet a Cat" astro-turf field (COVID dependent). All times are still being finalized – a complete detailed schedule, including all fees, will be updated once all dates are finalized. Typically total of 8-10 sessions over spring months.
Tentative Practice Schedule (all below dates at Capelli), times/dates/locations may be slightly adjusted as we get closer:
III. Additional Training for U12/U14 players
U12/U14 are also HIGHLY encouraged to participate in the following events:
IV. Local and National Tournament Playing opportunities
The club will participate in various tournaments for various levels throughout NJ.
The U12/U14/U16 and U19 traveling teams will be entered into the following events (note: teams may be different for each event, selection to one does not guarantee all):
A. Local Tournament Opportunities – All U12/U14/U16/U19 spring players will be eligible for local 7-aside tournaments (NJ). We will not be sorting out our spring teams until after trials and will be entering teams in local day tournaments – pay the day of: range from ~$50-$85 per tournament (dependent on number of players playing that day). Team rosters will be dependent on availability. A google form will be sent out to all for spring availability and teams will then be made accordingly. We understand players are involved in other sports, therefore teams may be different for each local tournament based on player's availability. Fees are charged PER tournament to allow more flexibility in player's schedules.
B. U12/U14/U16/U19 National Tournament Teams and JPOL Teams (SELECTION TEAMS ONLY):
If you are selected to the U16 or U19 Junior Premier Outdoor League roster, below are the dates (pay per league day ~$45-$55).
U16/U19 2021 JPOL Venue & Dates (additional dates are being finalized):
Sat. 4/10/2021 - U16/U19 JPOL for Selected Players (Capelli)
Sat. 4/17/2021 - U16/U19 JPOL for Selected Players (Capelli)
Sat. 5/1/2021- U16/U19 JPOL for Selected Players (Capelli)
Sat. 5/8/2021 - U16/U19 JPOL for Selected Players (Capelli)
Two more JPOL dates will be added as well as a championship date most likely in early June.