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 Begins: January 20th, 2021
Training Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Training Location: Riverchase Soccer Fields
|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)