A competitive team program with a goal of building 2 teams per age and gender but may merge age groups in some instances if beneficial to players and team structure.
Fall-High School Season no Club activity August-October.
Winter training starts in mid November allowing for a sufficient mental and physical break post HS Season.
1st team will play NPL or TCSL Regional
2nd team will play TCSL most appropriate level based on roster strength per Director and team Coach.
Pool players may be designated and will roster on 2nd team but be invited to train and play in 1st team with opportunity to move up permanently in certain circumstances.
Pool players will be designated from Tryouts but can also be assigned at any time of season for best player development situations.
All players can apply and will be given opportunity to train more frequently in winter if they desire with our “No Player Left Behind” Policy and Commitment.
Players can play up to team 1 or down to team 2 at any time based upon individual situation and team needs.
1st team players will prioritize soccer from early April through end of season and are expected to attend 1x per week in Winter at minimum if possible but EPSC allows and understands other sport commitments.
2nd team players will prioritize soccer from early April through end of season and winter training is optional but preferred in Winter 2.
Winter 1 Season (Optinal 2nd Team, 1st Team required*)
Mid Nov-Mid Dec-Skills and Team training-No matches unless an early showcase event (1st team)
Winter 2 Season (1st team mandatory* with 1x min. policy and 2nd team expected if possible)
2-3 events per week inc training and games (2+1 Or 3+0) for its team
1-2 for 2nd team, your choice on frequency.
April 7th-Late June (may have some training and an event in July-lighter schedule)
Training 2x per week plus match or event.
Teams may train 3x per week when no match or event.
Winter and Spring Showcase Events 1st team
Spring events 2nd team-Opportunity to play up if appropriate.
USA Cup optional in July.
Muscatine College Showcase preferred for Showcase teams, 17u especially
*1st team players should try to attend as much as possible in winter but we understand there are other sports and we respect and honor those in winter.
A 1x per week attendance is expected so communication ate with coach when this is not possible.