North Georgia United academy soccer is for advanced and committed soccer players aged between u9 to u12 (players must be born on 2009,08,07,06). Practices are carried out by licensed, professional staff, twice a week on Monday & Thursday. Practices are 90 minutes long. Scrimmages are on the weekend. For more info email Executive director Ben Clark @ firstname.lastname@example.org,
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What age groups does Academy soccer apply to?
Academy is from age U9 to U12
2. Are the genders split?
Yes. The teams are split into boys and girls teams.
3. How do I know which age group my son/daughter is in?
u9 born 2009, u10 born 2008, u11 born in 2007, u12 born in 2006 **for the fall 2017 season & spring 2018 season.
4. Is Academy soccer that different from Recreational soccer?
Yes. Expectations for the players in Academy soccer are much higher. There will be two 90 minutes practices per week and one or two games per weekend. In Recreational soccer, players are placed on a team on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of ability level. Academy players are selected via ability, experience and proven commitment level.
5. If a player cannot attend a particular tournament, do we still have to pay?
Yes. It is club policy that the tournament fees are divided equally between all rostered players for that team, regardless of whether the player can make the tournament or not.
6. How many players on a team?
U10 U11 will play 7v7, u12 will play 9v9.
7. How much playing time will my son/daughter get?
Playing time will be affected by performance, ability, effort and commitment, both at practice and in games. This is the coaches decision.
8. Are players expected to attend every practice and every game?
Yes. If a player cannot make a practice or a game, the coach must be notified with as much advance notice as possible. Whilst it is expected that a player will be at each practice and game, it is accepted that sickness and special occasions may mean a player misses an occasional practice or game.
9. What nights and times are practices?
2 practices a week. Starts Mon 7th and Thurs 10th August. And continues for 3 months finishing Nov 5th.