Presentation on theme: "Travel Program 2010-2011 Travel Program 2010-2011 DC Stoddert Soccer."— Presentation transcript:
Travel Program Travel Program DC Stoddert Soccer
Stoddert Travel Program Mission Statement …to administer a professionally coached, fun and competitive travel soccer program in which each player can maximize his or her potential.
Travel Program Club-hired coaches Age-specific Training directed by Age Group staff Fluidity among teams based on player performance Regular feedback to players and parents/guardians A/B team model Challenging environment for players from U9-U19 Participation in competitive tournaments at U12+ Coach communication with colleges, universities, & professional teams on behalf of players
Technical Team Kate Samsot, Director of Travel Soccer Karen Kelser, Girls Technical Director Sona Walla, Boys Technical Director Len Oliver, Director of Coaching - Recreational Age Group Directors – BoysAge Group Directors – Girls Craig Jones, U9/10Khaled Hamami, U9/10 Sona Walla, U11/12Karen Kelser, U11/12 Mohamed Bennani, U13/14Mohan Telfer, U13/14 Evans Malyi, High SchoolAndre Russo, High School
Team Structure BOYS’ ACADEMY U9 & U10GIRLS’ ACADEMY U9 & U10 U9: 3 teams of 12; 2 squads play in NCSL; 1 squad plays “up” in rec U10: 3 teams of 12; 2 squads play in NCSL; 1 squad plays in MSI Both U9 & U10 play 7-a- side games U9: One large pool of players; each weekend this group is reshuffled for 2 games; both squads play “up in rec U10: 3 teams of 12; 2 teams play in WAGS; 1 team plays in MSI Both U9 & U10 play 7-a- side games
Team Structure BOYS’ U11 & U12GIRLS’ U11 & U12 U11 & U12: 2 teams of 14; 2 teams play in NCSL; if tryouts yield lots of players, 1 additional team plays in MSI Both U11 & U12 play 8- a-side games U11 & U12: 2 teams of 14; 2 teams play in WAGS; 1 team plays in MSI Both U11 & U12 play 8- a-side games
Team Structure BOYS U13 & U14GIRLS U13 & U14 Two teams of up to 18 players that play NCSL Teams play 11-a-side games Two teams of up to 18 players that play WAGS Teams play 11-a-side games
Typical Soccer Year: May – Nov. Spring tryouts in MayTeam organizational meeting in early JuneRegistration for new players before summer breakSummer camp(s)August pre-season training & possible tournamentFall outdoor season beginning late AugustColumbus Day Weekend TournamentPossible end of season tournament in mid-November
Typical Soccer Year: Jan - May Winter indoor season – training and/or indoor matches once or twice a week Spring pre-season training & tournament starting mid-MarchSpring outdoor season starts end of March/first weekend of AprilSpring tryouts in MayPossible end of season tournament over Memorial Day weekend
Spring Tryouts Be sure player attends age appropriate tryout Players must attend one tryout to be considered. Players should attend all tryouts, if possible. Register on-line at on or after May 1 st. There is no charge for tryouts.www.stoddert.com
Tryout Schedule – BOYS U9 & U10May 31, June 2, June 4 – Carter Barron U11 & U12 June 2, June 9 – Palisades U13 & U14 June 7, June 14 – Palisades First age group from 4-6 p.m. Second age group from 6-8 p.m.
Tryout Schedule – Girls GU9 & GU10: May 26, May 28 – Carter Barron GU11 & GU12: May 25, May 27 – Carter Barron GU13 & GU14:May 25, May 27 – Hearst First age group from 4-6 p.m. Second age group from 6-8 p.m.
Spring 2010 Tryout Notification Player selections will be posted on Stoddert website by Team Name and Player Tryout Number by June 11. Selected players will be ed and asked to register online. Online registration secures players’ roster spots. Those players not selected may be contacted later in the summer if roster slots open (i.e., if selected players decline spots/decide not to play). If there are questions regarding the tryouts, please contact Age Group Directors (contact information on website).
Organizational Meeting Team parents meet with their coaches in June Coach sets out player training & tournament expectations & parent expectations Coach picks a parent manager Manager administers the team; the coach trains the players Manager is supported by club to roster and run team according to Stoddert & travel league rules Manager must delegate tasks so everyone gets involved
Expenses Stoddert hires and pays the coach on the team’s behalf Yearly registration costs will be $1450 for the seasonal year, payable in two seasonal installments of $725 in June & January. (Scholarships are available.) Winter training, tournaments and uniforms are additional expenses Travel program’s biggest expenses are fields, league fees, scholarships, and coaches’ salaries
If the Player is not Selected Don’t Panic – Players develop at different rates Wait list Summer camps Fall & Spring Weekly Skills Clinics Open tryouts each spring
THE END THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE me with questions: Kate Samsot or