Tryout Info


Who:  Boys and girls ages 8 – 18 interested in a comprehensive soccer program.   The Club offers two programs - Advanced Recreation program for those wanting stiffer competition and the more demanding Select program with its intensive skills development and training.
 
WhenSSC Tryouts will be held for players with Birth Years 02,01, 00 and 99 for Boys and Girls on Saturday, May 13th(session will start at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm). A Second Tryout session will be determined by our coaches.
 Players with Birth Years 10, 09, 08, 07 and 06 Boys and Girls on Monday & Wednesday May, 8th & 10th 
   Players with Birth Years 05 and 04 on Tuesday &Tuesday May9th & 16th.    Weekday sessions will start at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.  Players MUST attend sessions as posted in order to be considered for a team unless other arrangements are made in advance with SSC. Rain date if needed, will be announced on webpage.

Where
:  Tryouts will be conducted at Carrollton Nike Park on Nike Park Road in Isle of Wight County. Directions can be found at www.smithfieldsoccerclub.org, or by calling 357-6397 / 876-7817.  

 
Registration:  All candidates, including current SSC players, must register for tryouts by completing registration online by visiting www.smithfieldsoccerclub.org under Online Registration and click SSC Player Registration Form.  There is no cost to register or to attend trials.
 

Required Items:  All candidates MUST wear shin guards and soccer cleats & Ball during tryouts. We suggest candidates bring sufficient water for the length of the tryout session.  Apparel with any club or team affiliations is discouraged.


Selections:  SSC teams are selected on a competitive basis. Positions on a team must be earned. Just because a player played on a team last year does NOT guarantee placement for the 17/18 seasons.  TRYOUTS are open to any players. Final decisions on team placement will be made by coaches and SSC Director of Coaching.

Acceptance Night:  Players will indicate acceptance by attending a club Acceptance Night session (with parents)  TBD.  Players will be required to pay $100.00 Club Fee at this session to confirm their placement.  Players can place orders for uniforms at this time.  Players and Parent will be able to meet their coach. Visit the club web site for details regarding specific location and times.

Teams:  SSC will sponsor teams which is dictated by the number of players selected for both boys and girls teams.
 
Playing Time:  Playing time for individual players is not guaranteed, especially for older players U13- U18.  Coaches will decide how much playing time each player gets based on attendance at practices, specific game requirements, and other factors. 

Cost: Player cost for the Fall 2017 season is $100.00 plus uniform.  

For more information please go to www.smithfieldsoccerclub.org or call 357-6397.


Smithfield Soccer Club
P.O. Box 232
Smithfield, VA 23431
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


MISSION STATEMENT

The purpose of Smithfield Soccer Club is to create a positive soccer experience for its players through a highly competitive atmosphere of games and coaching.  Our mission is to teach all aspects of the game, physically and psychologically.