WHAT AGE GROUPS WILL BE TRYING OUT?
These tryouts will be for those players born in the age range 2011-2001. Boys specifically will be 2011-2004 and girls will be 2011-2001.
IS THERE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR OUR PLAYER TO GET IN FRONT OF THE TITANS FC COACHING STAFF PRIOR TO TRYOUTS?
Absolutely! Titans FC offers a 'Prepare for Tryouts' program that runs in March & April to give current and new players the opportunity to work with our professional coaching staff and get a feel for the club. There are 6 sessions that focus on elements of the game that our coaching staff will be looking for in players at tryouts. It basically gives the players a head start! For more details or to register for the Prepare for Tryouts program, CLICK HERE
WHEN, WHERE, AND WHAT TIME?
The tryout schedule has been set. Click on your respective age group below to view all the details;
Please try and arrive 20-30 mins before the tryout is scheduled to start to account for check in and any pre-tryout preparation that you may need to make.
IS THERE A TRYOUT FEE?
Yes. There will be a nominal charge of $25 to cover our associated costs with holding tryouts. This price includes any applicable taxes and debit/credit card processing fees).
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT TRYOUTS?
Tryouts will consist of some technical training and scrimmages. It is important for all our staff evaluating each player to see everyone in a game environment.
HOW DO I REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS?
There are links to register on each respective age group page.
WILL I NEED TO CHECK IN THE DAY OF TRYOUTS?
Yes. There will be a check in area field-side when you arrive.
CAN I JUST SHOW UP WITHOUT REGISTERING?
No. To manage the high volume of players we are expecting we are asking every potential player to register first.
WHAT IF MY PLAYER HAS BEEN PLAYING UP ON AN OLDER AGE GROUP? DO I STILL NEED TO TRYOUT ON AGE?
Yes. All players will tryout on their birth year age group regardless. Any play ups for the following season will be determined on an individual basis. If you are interested in playing up in age group please let your coach know at your tryout.
DO I HAVE TO ATTEND EVERY TRYOUT SESSION?
In order for us to get a true sense of every player we need to see each player at every opportunity so attending all the tryout sessions will be beneficial for the player. However, if you have a conflict please notify us so that we aware. We offer a supplemental 3rd session for each age group in each location to account for conflicts.
SHOULD WE ATTEND ALL 3 TRYOUT SESSIONS?
Yes. Titans FC provides 3 tryout sessions per age group, per gender to give the players as much opportunity as possible to be in front of our coaching staff. In any tryout scenario, the more you get to be in front of the coaching staff the better.
HOW MANY TEAMS DO YOU ANTICIPATE ON FORMING ACROSS THE AGE GROUPS?
We anticipate forming 2-3 teams (Navy = A, White = B, Red = C), per age group, per gender.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF HAVING A, B AND C TEAMS?
Players develop physically, mentally and socially at different rates. Here at Titans FC, we use the term 'current stage of development' because we understand that youth players need to be placed in a team environment that will encourage growth not inhibit it. The relative age effect is a term that is as important to understand as it is true. Some players haven't hit a growth spurt yet or they have raw talent but need some time to develop further. At Titans FC, our mission is to develop players at all levels. By offering multiple teams it allows us to continue educating players while providing them with a competitive environment that suits their current stage. Playing on the B or C team allows for improvement in a measured and realistic environment. Additionally, there are always opportunities for those players that flourish to play up on the A team to challenge them further.
WHAT LEAGUE DOES TITANS FC PLAY IN AND WHAT LEVEL IS THE PLAY?
Titans FC plays in the Puget Sound Premier League (PSPL) which is sanctioned by US Club Soccer. Titans FC is also a member club of the National Premier League (NPL). The level of play is PREMIER. The higher quality of training and level of competition provided is what differentiates Premier soccer from Rec and Select . All of our coaching staff are required to go through licensed training and extensive background checks. Our Director of Coaching is UEFA licensed and a former professional player. To supplement team training, Titans FC offers numerous additional training programs throughout the year such as strength and conditioning (MVP), elite player performance (EP3), goalkeeper-specific training with a former professional keeper, and other camps/clinics. Titans FC also offers a free college preparation program which again separates us from other clubs in the State. Click HERE for more information.
WHAT DO I NEED TO WEAR & BRING WITH ME TO TRYOUT?
Titans FC will provide all training equipment (goals, cones, pinnies etc). Players should dress for the weather conditions including rain, heat, and cold. Layering is the best way to keep warm as you can always take layers off as you get warmer. Please DO NOT FORGET your shin guards. A water bottle (already filled) should also be brought.
HOW AND WHEN ARE THE TRYOUT RESULTS COMMUNICATED?
All players that register and attend at least one of their age group tryouts will be contacted via phone or e-mail within 48 hours of the final tryout in their age group. Please ensure that you list your contact details correctly when registering your player for tryouts.
WHAT DOES A SEASON LOOK LIKE?
Seasons are slightly different depending upon age group. Older teams (2006-2001) run on a year-round schedule and the younger ages (2011-2007) run on a seasonal schedule. For more information on this, please click HERE
WHAT HAPPENS TO BU15 (2004 BOYS) PLAYERS THAT ARE ELIGIBLE TO PLAY HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER IN SPRING?
As some B04 players will be eligible to play High School soccer in Spring 2019, we are happy to offer the following;
- Any B04 player that makes their HS team and decides to play HS soccer, will receive a $250 credit towards the following season team registration fee in our club
- All other B04 players will be committed to our club for the full year-round program and continue to practice and play in the ‘trapped age group’ league that the PSPL provides
If you have any questions about this offer e-mail our Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT ARE THE REGISTRATION FEES FOR TITANS FC? IS THERE A UNIFORM FEE?
Fees at Titans FC are extremely competitive for the premier training and competition that we provide. Not only do we provide professionally-coached team training but we also provide the opportunity for even more development through our additional training programs and, for our older players, our College Pathway Program. At Titans FC, we are always looking for ways to stay ahead of the competition and to provide the best possible experience and opportunities for our players. For our registration fees, please click HERE
For our uniforms, we operate on a two-year uniform cycle and our basic package fee is $323, not including tax, for the following:
Home Jersey, Home Shorts, Home Socks, Away Jersey, Away Shorts, Away Socks, Warm-Up Jacket, Warm-Up Pants.
There are optional items available at an extra cost.
If you would like more information about tryouts or if you have additional questions, please email us by clicking HERE