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Excel Information

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:

Boys and girls U6-U11, will be placed on a team according to his or her age group. Each team will be assigned a professional coach and practice at Snedigar two times a week. All interested players are encouraged to sign up online before the deadline. There will be no player tryouts. Teams will only be formed in each age group if enough players in the age group have registered for the program. Roster sizes are limited at each age group so please register early to insure a roster spot. Rosters are filled on a first come first serve basis. Special player’s friend requests will be considered up until the registration deadline date as long as players are in the same age group. Teams will not be rearranged to accommodate requests made during the late registration period for the season. We feel this program gives players a more advanced level of instruction and can help better prepare players for Legacy tryouts in May if they choose to explore that option.

NOTE: Legacy players are not permitted to play on any Recreational or Excel team during any of the three Recreational/Excel seasons: Fall, Winter, and Spring.

 

EXCEL PHILOSOPHY:

Our Excel developmental program is open to all Boys and Girls in the U6 to U11 age groups that are looking for a competitive atmosphere in which to increase their playing ability. To accomplish this goal, the developmental program will include a fun and competitive teaching environment based on age an appropriate curriculum. The developmental program will offer players and parents a glimpse at our Legacy program and the professionalism that comes with it. Instruction is based on the Legacy Player/Team development program under our Director of Coaching. Our Excel teams will play in their own age groups in a flighted age bracket within our recreational league.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Director of Coaching, Andy Bonchonsky

 

COST:

Fees include the following:

  • Tournament costs for FALL/WINTER
  • Awards
  • Uniforms (NEW MLS replica uniforms)
  • Picture package (Fall only)

Original Birth Certificate required and validated (validation through the club is only required once)

 

Excel Cost Matrix
  FALL WINTER

SPRING

AGE REGISTRATION LATE REGISTRATION REGISTRATION LATE REGISTRATION REGISTRATION LATE REGISTRATION
U6 $305.00 $315.00 $200.00 $210.00 $200.00 $210.00
U7 $385.00 $395.00 $225.00 $235.00 $200.00 $210.00
U8 $385.00 $395.00 $225.00 $235.00 $200.00 $210.00
U9 $385.00 $395.00 $225.00 $235.00 $200.00 $210.00
U10 $385.00 $395.00 $225.00 $235.00 $200.00 $210.00
U11 $385.00 $395.00 $225.00 $235.00 $200.00 $210.00

 

SCHEDULE:

Excel teams will practice (2) two times a week while playing all league games on Saturday. Practice and league games are all held at Snediger Sports Complex. U7-U11 Excel teams will participate in the San Tan Soccer Club sponsored tournaments noted below. The U6 Excel teams are too young to play in the San Tan Soccer Club sponsored Tournaments.

Excel game schedules are included on the Recreational game schedule at: TBA

Excel players are placed in their age pure levels. Because Excel teams play in the Recreational league on occasion some Recreational age groups are combined because of number of teams. Excel teams will play in their own age groups unless the team is deemed strong enough to play up.

Excel General Schedule
  FALL WINTER SPRING
Registration 7/1/14 - 8/16/14 11/1/14 - 12/6/14 2/1/15 - 3/1/15
Late Registration 8/17/14 - 8/30/14 12/7/14 - 12/20/14 3/2/15 - 3/8/15
Practice Begins 9/8/14 1/5/15 3/23/15
Scrimmage 9/20/14 1/10/15 N/A
Games 9/27/14 - 11/15/14 1/17/15 - 2/28/15 3/28/15 - 5/2/15
Tournaments Holiday Classic (DEC) Ostrich Festival (MAR)  

 

TEAMS:

Excel teams are formed or reformed before the start of each Recreational league season including the Fall, Winter, and Spring. If a team wants to stay together for the next season they can or if they just need a few more players we can add players if they’re available. Teams will not be added or altered to accommodate late registration requests.

Number of Players
AGE ROSTER SIZE (ideal/max) NUMBER OF PLAYERS ON FIELD
U6 7/8 4v4 (No Goalkeepers)
U7 7/8 4v4 (No Goalkeepers)
U8 7/8 4v4 (No Goalkeepers)
U9 9/10 6v6 (Includes Goalkeeper)
U10 11/12 8v8 (Includes Goalkeeper)
U11 11/12 8v8 (Includes Goalkeeper)

 

AGE GROUP:

Excel teams play in their own age bracket in the Recreational league. We have an AGE MATRIX that can be used to find the appropriate age group.

 

WHAT PLAYERS NEED:

Soccer ball:

U4-U8: size 3

U9-U12: size 4

U13-U19: size 5

Soccer Cleats:

Soccer cleats are recommended but not required. Baseball/Football cleats are not permitted. These shoes have a front toe cleat that is not permitted in soccer.

Shin Guards:

Shin guards must be worn under the socks.

Practice gear:

Shorts, Shirt, Socks, Shin guards