UCUSC has added MAY tryout dates for 2017-2018 Select Teams with the following birth years:
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 boys and girls who would like to tryout for a select team are invited to tryout on May 15 & May 18. Registration will take place at 5:30pm both nights and the tryout session will begin at 6:00pm both nights.
Under TSSA Guidlines only players with birth years noted above will be allowed to tryout in May. All other players who are interested in select teams will need to attend one of the June sessions noted below.
Please bring a soccer ball with your players name and water, along with a copy of your players birth certificate to the tryout.
Tryouts will take place at the Putnam County Sports Complex on Whitaker Spring Road.
UCUSC will offer June Tryouts for Boys and Girls 2017-2018 Select Teams with the following birth years:
2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, and 1999
DATES: June 12 & June 14 for Girls Select
June 13 & June 15 for Boys Select
TIMES: 5:30p Registration - 6:00p Tryout Session for all dates
Please bring a soccer ball with your players name & water to the tryouts along with a copy of your player's birth certificate. There is no fee to tryout.
All tryouts will take place at the Putnam County Sports Complex on Whitaker Springs Road.
UCUSC 2017 Summer Camp will be held June 5-8 at the Putnam County Sports Complex home of UCUSC. Two sessions will be offered to meet all levels of soccer play, from the recreational player to the highly competitive soccer player, this camp offers everyone an opportunity to improve their game while having fun learning new skills supervised by licensed and highly trained coaches and players.
9:00-12:00noon Session for Ages 12 & Younger
This session is devoted to the new soccer player and recreational player who wants to learn new soccer skills and advance his/her game. UCUSC staff, licensed coaches, and qualified players will be leading each session. Sessions will focus on the fundamentals of soccer play and on advancing players to their next level.
5:00-8:00pm Session for Ages 13-18 Years Old
This session is geared toward the middle school, select, and high school players seeking to improve their level of competitive play. The evening sessions will be under the direction of Tennessee Tech Soccer Coach Corey Boyd and will feature a number of talented collegiate coaches from the mid-south.
Advanced Registration is Strongly Recommend.
Advanced Registration Fee: $150
June 5 Registration Fee: $175
Link to Register for Summer Camp:
As the recreation program begins to kick off and players fall back in love with the game of soccer, the UCUSC Academy Training Staff will be providing an excellent opportunity for recreation players to train in a focused, high intensity, and fun setting with our April Academy session! These sessions, taking place on Mondays from 600-730pm starting April 3rd, will be oriented towards building fundamental dribbling skills, practicing passing technique, and improving their ability to score through ample shooting. Our goal is to teach players the important concepts associated with each of these skills through closely guided instruction and plenty of opportunities to have fun!
Sessions take place at the following dates:
Mondays: April 3rd,10th,17th, and 24th from 6-730pm
All players 8th grade or below are welcome to join. Registration fee is $50 and can be found at the following link:
We look forward to seeing our young athletes take the field for their Spring season starting this Saturday. We've updated the game and practice schedules for all recreation teams under the Recreational tab. Good luck, everyone! We hope you all have a great season!
Come get some mid-season training and fun with the UCUSC Academy Training team this Spring Break, March 14th-17th at the UCUSC Soccer Complex. We will be offering training sessions each morning from 9-11am in the following subjects:
Power Shooting and Finishing Training- Focusing on power shooting technique, distance shooting, one touch finishing and finishing out of the air. We guarantee each player takes at least 50 shots per training session in a guided instruction environment to allow for optimum improvement. Session will be coached by UCUSC Director of Academy Chris Hillebrand. $50 Registration Fee covers admittance to all four morning academy sessions as well as provides player with UCUSC Academy Training Jersey.
Defensive Technique and Tactics Training-Focusing on defending the counterattack, defending when outnumbered, winning 50/50 balls and distribution out of the back.$50 Registration Fee covers admittance to all four morning academy sessions as well as provides player with UCUSC Academy Training Jersey.
Youth Academy (Ages 5-10)- Our goal is to create an environment that is not only fun for your youth player but also suitable for them to learn the fundamental skills that they need to be successful on the field in the future. Focus will be on general passing and moving, basic to intermediate skills moves, shooting with accuracy, and dribbling. $50 Registration Fee covers admittance to all four morning academy sessions as well as provides player with UCUSC Academy Training Jersey.
After a brief lunch break, our fun will kick off at 1130am each day, following the schedule below:
March 14th- Fun Skills Games-World Cup, Power and Finesse, PK Shootout, Knockout(Free)
March 15th -12 Holes of Soccer Golf-Course will be setup across entire UCUSC Complex. ($10)
March 16th- Skills Tournament-Passing Competition, "Crossbar Challenge"-like competition, Free Kick Competition, Curve Competition.Drills are modeled after FIFA Skills Games($10)
March 17th- Pickup Soccer (Free)
Signup link for any of these events is below: http://tn.affinitysoccer.com/eventmanager/public/event.asp?calid=8514022
If you have any questions about the above events, please feel free to contact me at any of the listed ways above.
Looking forward to seeing everyone out there!
UCUSC Director of Academy
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