ALABAMA ELITE

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.


TRYOUTS HAVE CONCLUDED! – Missed them and want to play? Contact [email protected]


SEASON DETAILS:
Season Begins: January 20th, 2021
Training Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Training Location: Riverchase Soccer Fields
Game/Event Calendar:

Dates Event Location
January 30th – 31st US Soccer C License Birmingham, AL
February 13th – 15th ODP Interregionals Memphis, AL
March 5th – 7th Red Diamond Classic – Boys Birmingham, AL
March 12th – 14th Red Diamond Classic – Girls Birmingham, AL
April 10th – 11th Open Cup – Girls Decatur, AL
April 17th – 18th Open Cup – Boys Decatur, AL
May – TBD College Showcase Atlanta, GA

*Game/Event schedule subject to change


WHO ARE THE COACHES?

Name Current Coaching Position & Title
Kevin Laux Technical Director, Alabama Soccer Association
Oleg Sinelnikov Ph.D. Associate Prof. of Sport Pedagogy, Dept. of Kinesiology, U. of Alabama Competitive DOC 15U-19U, Hoover Soccer Club
Gavin Owens Technical Programs Assistant, Alabama Soccer Association
Lee Hughes Assistant Women’s Coach, University of Alabama Birmingham
Hayden Mitchell Sports Performance Specialist
Mark Ward Assistant, Men’s Coach, University of Alabama Birmingham

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 – $550
Event Participation Fee – $75 – $150 estimate per event. 
Uniform – $100 (we use the Alabama ODP Uniforms, meaning you may not have to purchase them if you are an ODP Player)


For questions, please contact Kevin Laux – [email protected]