A Training & Event Program for High School Age Boys & Girls
Alabama Elite is a training and event program for high school aged players who want something more than the typical high school soccer experience. Players selected for the program are committed to their development and getting to the next level as a player.
PROGRAM & SEASON DETAILS:
Alabama Elite is a program for players who do not want to play high school soccer or do not have a high school program to play for. The program is an offshoot of ODP and is intended for top level players.
WHEN DOES THE PROGRAM TAKE PLACE?
Begins with tryouts December 1st and 2nd. The Season begins Mid-January and concludes in Mid-May. Training takes place 3 times a week with events on various weekends during the season.
- Official Start: January 14th, 2019
- Official End: May 19th
WHERE ARE TRAINING SESSIONS HELD?
Training sessions take place 3 times a week in the Birmingham area
WHAT GAMES ANE EVENTS DO YOU HAVE?
Possible events include:
- Open Cup
- Jefferson Cup
- Gatlinburg College Showcase
- NTH Adidas Select Cup & College Showcase
- Friendlies against great competition
WHO ARE THE COACHES?
Here is our Coaching Staff:
||Current Coaching Position & Title
||Technical Director, Alabama Soccer Association
||Assistant Technical Director, Alabama Soccer Association
Ph.D. Assoc. Prof. of Sport Pedagogy, Dept. of Kinesiology, U. of Alabama
Competitive DOC 15U-19U, Hoover Soccer Club
||Assistant Women's Coach, University of Alabama Birmingham
||Staff Coach, Hoover Soccer Club, Sports Performance Specialist
||Staff Coach, Homewood Soccer Club, Goalkeeper Coach
WHAT DOES IT COST TO PARTICIPATE?
Alabama Elite is a self-sustaining program. Therefore, all financial resources used to run the program come from participation fees.
Tryout Fee - $50
Program Training Fee - $500
Event Participation Fee - $75 - $150 estimate per event.
Uniform - $100 (we use the Alabama ODP Uniforms, meaning you may not have to purchase them)
For questions, please contact Kevin Laux - firstname.lastname@example.org