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PRSC Travel Soccer Tryout Information

INTERESTED IN JOINING PRSC TRAVEL SOCCER FOR 2022-23?


PRSC's travel program welcomes competitive players who love the game and want to reach their full potential. 

  • Licensed, professional coaches for all ages
  • Extensive age-based training focused on player development
  • Offering teams for U8-U15 boys and girls (birth years 2009-2015, plus incoming 8th graders born in 2008)
  • Competitive leagues and tournaments
  • Developing soccer players for youth travel, high school and beyond

2022-23 TRYOUT SCHEDULE FOR U8-U15 BOYS & GIRLS

LEVEL BIRTHYEAR DATE & TIME
U8 & U9 Girls 2015 & 2014 (and later) Mon. 5/23 4:45-6:15pm
U8 & U9 Boys 2015 & 2014 (and later) Mon. 5/23 4:45-6:15pm
U10 Girls & Boys 2013 Tues. 5/24 4:45-6:15pm
U11 & U12 Girls 2012 & 2011 Sun. 5/22 6:00-7:30pm
U11 & U12 Boys 2012 & 2011 Tues. 5/24 6:30-8:00pm
U13 Girls 2010 Tues. 5/24 4:45-6:15pm
U13 Boys 2010 Mon. 5/23 6:30-8:00pm
U14/15 Girls & Boys 2009 and rising 8th graders born in 2008 Mon. 5/23 6:30-8:00pm

* IMPORTANT SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR 2010 PLAYERS:

  • 2010 girls tryouts are now Tuesday instead of Saturday.
  • 2010 boys tryouts are now Monday instead of Saturday.

Rain make up dates:
Wed. 5/25 and Thurs. 5/25: 4:45-8:00pm

WHO NEEDS TO REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS?

 

TRYOUT LOCATION

EMERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
8101 N.CUMBERLAND, NILES

Players need a soccer ball, water, cleats and shin guards.


TRAVEL PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The club soccer season runs from mid-August until early June. The fall season typically starts in mid-August with pre-season camp. League play begins the weekend after Labor Day and runs through late October/early November. Winter training is offered from January through mid-March. The spring season begins in early April and runs through mid-June. PRSC teams play in two tournaments each year. During the Fall and Spring outdoor seasons, we run two team practices a week and one All-Club practice each Friday. 
 

The Travel Fees for 2022-23 will be:

  • $1,275 per player for 2015 (U8) and 2014 (U9)
  • $1,475 per player for 2013 (U10) and 2012 (U11)
  • $1,575 per player for 2011 (U12), 2010 (U13), and 2009/fall 2008 (U14/U15)

When a player registers to accept a roster spot, payment is due, either in full or through our payment plan. Uniforms are typically about $120 with additional Spiritwear offered at a variety of prices.  

Once a player has accepted a spot on a team and fees have been paid, there are no refunds given for any reason.


Tryout FAQs

I don't live in Park Ridge, can I still play for PRSC?
Yes.

What should my son/daughter wear/bring to tryouts?
All players should wear shin guards and athletic or soccer shoes and bring water.  Players should dress appropriately for the weather.

My son/daughter has a conflict with the tryout schedule, what should we do?      
If it is not possible for you to attend the tryout scheduled for your age group, email our Director of Coaching, Chris Caudill at ccaudill@prsoccer.com.

How do I find out if my son/daughter made a team?
All rosters will be posted on our website shortly after your tryout date.

What should I expect at the tryout?
Players will participate in ball control, speed, and finishing activities. They will also participate in small-sided (3v3-5v5) games.  Our Director of Coaching and our professional coaches will evaluate the players and place them on the team that is most appropriate for their development.

What do the coaches look for at the tryouts?
At younger ages (7-9 yrs old), coaches value effort, athleticism, and desire to learn. As players gain experience, we look for effort, athleticism, and desire to learn in combination with technical soccer ability and age-appropriate tactical understanding.  

Are there tryouts for goalkeepers?
Yes. If you are interested in playing goalkeeper, please let our staff know at tryouts.

Questions

Please direct questions to:

Chris Caudill

Chris Caudill

PRSC Director of Coaching

Phone: (312) 404-4230

Matt Becker

PRSC Travel Director

Phone: (312) 925-2886

Siobhan Haugh

PRSC Travel Coordinator

Phone: (773) 791-0570