Trials for our club outdoor season will be on Sunday March 24th - U12, U14: 10-12 PM; U16, U19: 12-2 PM at Capelli Sports Center - all levels welcome! Training opportunities are also available for players who simply want to practice within the club environment (no tournaments) as well.
If you can not attend the 24th, please contact me so we can make alternate arrangements.
I. We will be holding trials for our outdoor spring/summer travel club teams:
II. What tournaments will the club enter?
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):
These trials are open to anyone - young players encouraged!! U12 (4th-6th grade) is a perfect time to get involved with the club. Various commitment levels for multiple sport athletes!!
Not much experience necessary for Academy and U12/U14 levels, we are looking for athletic players interested in learning proper fundamentals as well as Goalkeeping!
III. What is the Practice Schedule?
All outdoor teams (Academy and Elite) will train at both Cedar Stars Facility (Capelli Sport Complex, 1569 Wayside Rd Tinton Falls, NJ, Field Turf) as well as at Monmouth University's field hockey astro-turf field. All times are still being finalized – a complete detailed schedule including all fees will be sent out once tournament teams are finalized but below are all possible days/times. Typically total of 8-10 sessions over spring/summer months. Weekend with some weeknight practices.
Practice Fees Price Range: U14 - $350, U16/U19 - $415, U16 Selection Team - $450
U12, U14, U16, U19 PRACTICES (FINAL TIMES WILL BE EMAILED AFTER TEAM SELECTIONS, TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE):
U12/U14 are also HIGHLY encouraged to participate in our spring instructional league most likely on Tuesdays between 6-8 PM at Shore Regional HS - May 14-June 18. This will give club players extra touches and scrimmage time especially during the May month. Details will be posted under Clinic Page of website soon.
*On these dates, 16s will be told which session to attend, will be 1 of 2
IV. Local and National Tournament opportunities
A. Local Tournament Opportunities – we will not be sorting out our spring teams until after trials and will be entering teams in local day tournaments – pay day of: range from ~$50-$85 per tournament day.
B. National Tournament Teams and JPOL Teams:
The qualifying tournament (RCC) dates for the NCCs will most likely be: U16 May 25-26 and U19 June 15-16 at TBD (NJ location).
USAFH U16 and U19 National Club Championships (NCC), Lancaster, PA. Tentative U16 NCC July 11-13; U19 NCC July 14-16 (must qualify first at Regional Club Championship, RCC)
If you are selected to the U16 or U19 Junior Premiere Outdoor League roster, below are the dates (pay per league day ~$45-$55).
U16/U19 JPOL Venue & Dates:
Sat, April 13 @ Capelli Sports Complex
Sun, April 28 @ Capelli Sports Complex
Sat, May 4 @ Capelli Sports Complex
Sun, May 5 @ Capelli Sportx Complex
Sun, May 12 @ Capelli Sportx Complex
Sat, June 1 @ Monmouth University (U16s only)
Sun, June 2 @ Monmouth University (U19s only)
Select U19 Players will also have 2-3 Friendlies against another NJ Club on 3/30 from 10-11 at Princeton University and 4/6 from 9:30-10:30 at Princeton University