13-14U Competitive Program-Juniors

 

Overview

  • A Fun and Competitive Team program for players of all levels.
  • A goal of two teams per age and gender to enable players to be placed at the appropriate level and allowing for player movement to aid in player and team development.
  • Teams play in local leagues such as TCSL and Minnesota NPL with US Club Soccer.
  • NPL is the highest level available to play locally.
  • Teams are assessed and placed at best level which is typically
  • Team 1 NPL Level of Play
  • Team 2 TCSL Regional, State or Cities**
  • Age group may have designated Pool players assigned to 2nd team that participate in designated 1st team training and events.
  • Pool players can be designated from Tryouts or at any other time of year as they are continually assessed for best development opportunities and growth by EPSC Coaches and Staff
  • High emphasis on continued individual development, larger group tactics, team work, social skills building, individual and team performance
  • Medium but Increased Emphasis on commitment, attitude, individual accountability, training performance and positional play inc Goalkeeping
  • Lower emphasis on winning, high emphasis on player development and team-work
  • Professional Licensed Coaches with soccer backgrounds.

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Fall Season
  • Late July – Tryouts, player evaluation days coupled with any coach evaluations for appropriate placement.
    • Please email any questions about tryouts to: tryout@epsoccerclub.com
  • Mid August- Training 2x per week
  • Early Sept (after Labor Day) TSCL or NPL league games-approx 6, 3 home and 3 away in metro.
  • Games on weekends-Blackout some weekends open for Fall Family fun.
  • 1-2 Tournaments
  • End Mid October before MEA Weekend.
  • Team 2 (TCSL Level) Fee $295
  • Team 1- (NPL Level) Fee-See NPL Team Info
  • *Players who did not register through the tryout system, will be charged a $30 administration fee

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Winter 1 and 2

(Optional for 2nd team players, 1x per week expected minimum for 1st team)

  • 13-14U TCSL AND NEW PLAYERS ( Birth-Years 2009 THROUGH 2003)
  • Winter 1 — Mid Nov-Mid-Dec — Skills Training Programs 1-2x per week
    • Winter 1 Fee TCSL Player Training $175
  • Winter 2 — Mid Jan-Beginning of March — Skills Training Programs 1-2x per week
    • Winter 2 Fee TCSL Player Training $225

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Spring Season
  • Early April through late June (There may be some events through mid July with July 4th Holiday blackout dates by EPSC)
  • April
    • Training 2-3x per week
    • Pre-Season events  (Tournament, Scrimmages, etc.)
  • May
    • League Games Start- Average 1 per week on a week night
    • 2 Training Sessions Per Week-Week Nights
    • 2-3 Tournaments throughout season
  • June
    • League and Training continues
    • EPSC Camp
    • Late June-League Games end
    • End of Season Tournament
  • Player Evaluations by coach sent out last week of season.
  • Possible July event such as USA Cup or other event-team choice.
  • Spring/Summer Fee TCSL Team Player $395

*Roster Strength and Previous Season Record assessed for placement of team in league but typically NPL

**2nd team may play at any level but is based on Roster strength and previous season

EPSC Program Fees and Costs