updated MARCH 29 2016
All Tryouts are held at Friedenfeld Park.
The park is located one-quarter mile north of Mequon Road on Country Aire Drive.
*PLEASE ARRIVE 20- 30MINS EARLY TO REGISTER, AND RECEIVE TRYOUT NUMBER.
PLAYERS SHOULD BRING A PUMPED UP BALL, WATER, APPROPRIATE FOOTWEAR AND SHINGUARDS.
Please print out and fill in the first part of the registration form and bring to tryouts.
Uniforms will be available at tryouts for sizing, please complete second portion of registration form at tryouts and keep for your records.
TRYOUT FEE CAN BE PREPAID ONLINE CLICK "ADD TO CART" BUTTON
TRYOUT NOTIFICATION PROCESS
Parents – Notifications will be made on this website on the “ tryout results page” followed by an email or phone call from the coach of the team.
If you do not see your child’s number posted it can mean one of two things.
1.They are a player who did not initially make the team but could still make a team depending on who accepts / declines a position/ roster spot.
If a player declines a spot , it would then open up to the next player in line.
2. The player was not ready at this time to play at the level required and should continue to play rec. soccer at this time to further their development.
Once rosters are full the players who did not make a Select team will be asked if they wish to register for Rec. soccer to continue their development.
This is a tough time for Coaches, parents and players alike and it’s never easy telling a player they did not make it.
Please remember they are young and have plenty of time to get better and its perfectly OK for players to play rec soccer until they are ready for the next level.
|Age||MKSC Fee||Regional Fee||*Volunteer Fee||Discount||Total|
|*$50 per child max $100 per family, reimbursed with adequate service hours (6hrs per child per season)|
Select Cost Estimates: U11-U14 Teams
$235 Base fee includes practice field, game field, referees, 6-8 league games in the fall (September to October) and 6-8 league games in the spring (May to June). A portion of this fee goes to Milwaukee Kickers and a portion to us, the Germantown Region.
*U15 and above Base Fee is $170 all other fees are approx. the same.
All Fees below are estimates.
WYSA Player registration fee $12.50
There is an additional $50 Volunteer buy-out fee per player and $100 max per family.
All Players need new uniforms this year and will have a fee of approx $88 for 2 jerseys ,1 short,1 socks.
Coaching fees are additional and determined on a case by case basis per experience and divided evenly among team members.
Tournaments are approximately an additional $35/$45 per player per tournament.
Indoor soccer has 3 optional sessions which range from approximately $50 to $75 per session.
Ball, shin guards, and any other personal equipment are additional.
Select v Recreational Soccer
Hello Soccer Families,
Spring will be here before you know and the “Fall Soccer Registration” emails will begin. Next year (U11) is a big year for young soccer players as their soccer options increase. This letter is to help educate those unfamiliar with the terms and choices available. If your child enjoys soccer, there will be a place for him/her to play.
Recreational, Select and Academy/Elite are the most common terms used to describe the general soccer levels and programs. Commitment, performance, and financials will help determine what is right for your child.
Recreational ( U9/10 Academy ) soccer is what your child is currently playing. Coaches are often volunteer parents and are required to have a “Y1” license. Coaches are required to play children regardless of soccer ability. Children do not have to try out for a recreational team. Teams are made up of players who want to play soccer just as a fun thing to do, and to learn more about the game without making a complete commitment to the sport. Recreational soccer fees typically range $120-$200 per year depending on age level and region. You are currently registered and playing recreational soccer. If your choice is to continue to play recreational soccer, you will register as you always have, with registration beginning the first week of May. www.mksc.org
Select soccer is in between recreational and Elite soccer in terms of commitment and competition level. Players at a select level often participate in other sports. Players are chosen through an open try out process organized through the soccer club. Select teams generally have more training and participate in 2-4 tournaments a year and sometimes even more. Coaches are required to have an “E” or “D” soccer coaching license. Coaches are often professional, non-parent coaches, and/or soccer players but can be licensed parent coaches. Select soccer fees run $400 or more per year depending on the select program you choose. If you are interested in playing select soccer, your child will attend try-outs the first full week of June. Team placement will be announced according to current WYSA tryout rules.Click here for some more info
Elite soccer is the highest level of play and involves the most commitment by players, parents, and coaches. Elite players generally focus on soccer as their number one sport with many only playing soccer Elite teams often practice all year long with few breaks. Elite teams often travel great distances to play other premier teams. Coaches are often professional coaches or soccer players typically with a USSF “D” or higher license. Elite soccer fees typically range from $1000-$2500. Try-outs for Elite level teams also take place the first full week of June.
Select and Elite premier programs can vary greatly in price and philosophy. Information is available to help you make an informed decision.
Currently your child is probably playing for Germantown regions’ Recreational/ Academy program.The Select program starts at U11 in Germantown and in most other regions. Milwaukee Kickers’ Academy program is the Elite soccer program.
General Select Program Information
GSC fields boys and girls Select Soccer teams ages U11 to U18. GSC club members playing on select teams work towards developing the skills to play in High School and beyond.
Players wishing to play soccer at a high level and are fully committed to the game can tryout for the MKSC Academy ( formerly Elite ) at Uihlien Soccer Park. see website for details www.mksc.org
Our club is a member in the US Youth Soccer Association, which is the largest youth sports organization in the nation. Our teams play in Midwest Region 2, WI State, and SouthEast Classic (SECL) leagues organized by Wisconsin Youth Soccer Assocation (WYSA). Milwaukee Kickers will not be offering a Select league teams from the many Kickers regions at the U11 level starting in Fall 2013. The State and SECL leagues are divided into multiple competition divisions ranging from Premier, 1st division, 2nd division, A, B and down to C. GSC members interested in addition high level soccer training outside their GSC team, can also tryout seperately for US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP).
Friedenfeld is our home field and is used for all home league games only. We have 2 U8, 2 U10, 1 U11, and 1 U13 fields all in the same location. The park includes a concession stand and play set for younger kids.
U11 and U12 levels play 8v8 but not quite on a regulation size field to continue to maximize touches for players in the games. The length of games increases and the offside rule is introduced. Fully licensed parent or paid coaches continue to work on technical development while concentrating more heavily on tactical soccer play. Attack formation, support, overlap, switching, centering, and overload techniques are taught. Games results are tracked and games start to add a competitive element to them. Teams are moved up and down in divisions of the state leagues based on performance. Teams start to travel a little farther for games and tournament to find equally competitive teams. Practice attendance becomes expected in addition to personal additional practice time. Commitment to soccer is expected to increase in general, as playing time in games is no longer guaranteed.
U13 and U14 levels play full 11v11 soccer on a regulation size field. Fully licensed parent or paid coaches continue to balance technical and tactical training. Teams continue to play a fall and spring season. At U13 the State tournament is introduced where qualified teams play in a state wide tournament to determine the best in the state. At U14 qualified teams are able to play in a regional league instead of or in addition to their state schedule. The regional league pits WI teams against other Midwest USA teams. Winners of Midwest Regional competition advance to US Youth Soccer national tournaments.
U15+ levels share their year with the High School. Boys play their high school season in the fall and their GSC club season in the spring. Girls play their high school season in the spring and their GSC club season in the fall.
GSC U10 to U11 Select Schedule Specifics
Because this is the first exposure to Select soccer at this age, the following is a more detailed description of the process for those kids trying out for select the first time. Those U10 kids outside the Germantown club interested in trying out are encouraged to contact GSC to meet the current U10 coaching staff and arrange practicing a few times with the existing teams.
Early Spring: The Germantown Board holds a parent meeting targeted at U10 families interesting in hearing a presentation about select soccer. However, U9, and other select levels are welcome to attend. An announcement will be posted on the website and an e-mail sent to all registered U10 families prior to the meeting.
Spring Season: The Germantown Select Committee, made up of board members, will continue the evaluation process of kids on the U10 teams. Members will be attending some practices and games.
May: The Germantown Board releases the tryout schedule, typically held the first or second week in June.
June: The tryouts will be run by Director of Coaching and the prospective coaches.
June: Tryout results and final coaching assignments will be released according to WYSA rules.