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Northern Elite Soccer Club

The "elite" soccer club in Harford County, Maryland

Tryout Information

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS (PLEASE READ):

ANNOUNCEMENT #1
The club updates its uniform kit every two years.  Every player/team joining the club in that year will be require to purchase a new uniform kit (i.e. 2017/2018 season will be a new uniform year).  The approximate cost of the kit ranges ($125-$150).  This cost is in addition to your annual team fees.  Once you have accepted a roster spot and been assigned to a team, you will receive a jersey number from your coach or manager.  Further instructions will be provided on how to order new kits through the clubs uniform distributors and posted on our website under the Store tab.




ANNOUNCEMENT #2
US Soccer has mandated a change to how age groups are determined.  Age groups will now be based on birth calendar year, as opposed to the old August to July determination.  The birth year to age group mapping for the 2018 season is below:

Birth Year     Age Group             Birth Year    Age Group
  2011              U8 soccer                  2005          U14 soccer
  2010              U9 soccer                  2004          U15 soccer
  2009            U10 soccer                  2003          U16 soccer
  2008            U11 soccer                  2002          U17 soccer
  2007            U12 soccer                  2001          U18 soccer
  2006            U13 soccer                  2000          U19 soccer

US Soccer Birth Year / Season Matrix

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2018 Tryout Schedule and Venues

IMPORTANT:  Online registration is required to participate in
tryouts.  See registration link farther down on this page.

GIRLS TRYOUT FRIDAY - June 1, 2018 from 6 to 8pm at at North Harford High School (stadium turf)
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BOYS TRYOUT SATURDAY - June 2, 2018 from 6 to 8pm at North Harford High School (stadium turf)
       

NOTE:  Please arrive 15 - 30 minutes prior to tryout time for registration & check-in.  Each
participant should bring an inflated and functional soccer ball, shin guards and water.


The dates above are for our PRIMARY TRYOUT and is mandatory, unless a particular coach has
given a player an exemption.  Below are the dates, times and location for the secondary tryout.

 BOYS
Birth Year Date and Time Location
2011 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1B
2010 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1B
2009 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1B
2008 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Rutledge Park - 2A
2007 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1D
2006 6/6/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1A
2005 6/7/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1A
2004 N/A N/A
2003 N/A N/A
2002 N/A N/A


 GIRLS
Birth Year Date and Time Location
2011 6/5/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Rutledge Park - 2C
2010 6/5/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Rutledge Park - 2C
2009 6/5/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Rutledge Park - 2C
2008 Cancelled Cancelled
2007 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Rutledge Park - 2C
2006 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1C
2005 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1C
2004 6/4/18 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM Bynum Field - 1A
2003 N/A N/A
2002 N/A N/A



CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS NOW

Click HERE for driving directions to North Harford High School


NOTE:  If you are new to our online registration system, you will be required to register a new online account. If you need to do so, click on the "Register" button above to access the registration site. Once there, click on the "Register" button in the top right corner of the registration site.

Northern Elite offers a full year program for soccer players looking to train and play.

Pre-registration is required for logistical reasons.  There is no commitment associated with this registration, beyond participation in tryouts.

If you don't have an account on our new registration system, you will be asked to created an account. You should receive a message by phone or e-mail from the coach in your age group prior to tryouts.


Tryout Prep and What to Expect


Leading up to Tryouts:
> Speed, strength and agility training should be performed regularly up to and through tryouts.
> Fundamental skill work with passing, trapping and driving the ball for field players and goalkeepers. Goalkeepers should also be sufficiently fit for skill specific evaluations.
> Small sided scrimmages will be excellent preparation for similar tryout evaluation conditions.

Pre-trial Process
> Players should arrive early to tryout times in order to check-in with adequate time.
> Upon check-in, players will be sectioned off by age ranges.

Tryout Process
> One trainer will be designated for each age group.
> Trainers will run entire session while coaches evaluate. Trainers will offer evaluations as well.

Tryout Schedule
> Tryout sessions will start and end promptly.
> Tryouts will involve evaluation of technical skills, athleticism, small-sided play and possibly full-sided play.
> Some age groups may start with larger sided games.

Post Tryout Process
> Coaches and trainers will submit evaluation feedback.
> Teams will be selected by coaches.
> In cases of multiple team age groups, head coaches and Executive Board may meet to determine team placements.

Notification Process
> Player placements/cuts will usually be done through email unless no email address is available or a special condition exists. In those cases a phone call will be placed to the players' family. Thanks!

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120 Pylesville Road 
Pylesville, Maryland 21132


Phone : 443-356-9258
Email : [email protected]
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