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PRSC Travel Soccer Tryout Information

Travel Tryouts for 2019-20

Saturday, May 18th through Thursday, May 22nd

Park Ridge Soccer Club welcomes competitive players who love the game and want to reach their full potential.

  • Club fees include full-time professional coaches for all ages, three practices per week, spring and fall league play, two tournaments, strength and agility training, a pre-season camp, and winter training.
  • $25 fee includes a tryout t-shirt and professional evaluation. 
  • Tryout groups are based on birth year.

Players must pre-register at the following link before the tryout:

https://prsoccer.sportngin.com/register/form/074886656

Questions? Concerns?

Chris Caudill

PRSC Director of Coaching

Siobhan Haugh

Boys Travel Director

Julie Johnston

Girls Travel Director


Informational Meeting

We will be hosting a meeting for anyone interested in learning more about the Park Ridge Soccer Club travel program.  The PRSC President (Peter Mierzwa), Director of Coaching (Chris Caudill), Boys Travel Director (Siobhan Haugh), and Girls Travel Director (Julie Johnston) will make a short presentation and answer questions about the program.

The meeting will be Monday, May 6th at 8:00 PM in the O'Connor Room at Prospect Park (733 N. Prospect Ave.).  


Travel Program Overview

Playing on a Park Ridge Soccer Club team requires a year-long commitment by the player and family.  During the outdoor season, teams practice three times a week starting in mid-August. The fall league is usually eight games from September-November.  The spring league is eight games and takes place from mid-April until mid-June.  Most games are played on weekends but mid-week games do occur. 

Fees for the 2018-2019 season were as follows:

  • U8 and U9 -- $1,010 per player
  • U10 and U11 -- $1,225 per player
  • U12, U13, and U14/15 -- $1,325 per player

Uniforms are typically about $120 with additional Spiritwear offered at a variety of prices.  Payment is due when a player has accepted a spot on the roster, either in full or through our payment plan.

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

$50 of each registration fee is a tax deductible donation .


Frequently Asked Questions

What age groups does PRSC offer?

Players U8-U12 play for Park Ridge SC. Players U13 and older play for Premier SC. Park Ridge SC and Premier SC are part of the same family. Park Ridge SC focuses on player development and technical excellence.  Building on that foundation, Premier SC focuses on the tactics of playing 11 v 11 to prepare players for high school and college soccer.

Do I have to live in Park Ridge to play for PRSC?

No.  PRSC is open to anyone interested in playing competitive soccer.

How are teams selected?  

Players are evaluated by PRSC's professional coaching staff. Based on their ability, they are placed on the team that is most appropriate for their development. 

When do PRSC teams play?  How much travel is involved?

Our teams play in fall, winter, and spring.  The fall season starts in mid-August and runs until early November. Winter indoor training runs from early January to mid-March. Spring season runs from early April through early June.  Boys usually play on Saturdays while girls’ games are usually held on Sundays. Travel times range from about 15-45 minutes.    

Who coaches PRSC teams?

All PRSC coaches are professional coaches who hold United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and/or National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) licenses.  The coaches are experienced in coaching younger players, and many have playing experience at the collegiate, semi-professional, and professional levels.  Coaches undergo a thorough hiring process that includes interviews, supervised training sessions, references and background checks. 

 What does the cost include?

Club fees include all professional coaching, pre-season camp, outdoor league and tournament fees and weekly winter indoor training. Club fees also cover expenses for fields, referees, administrative costs and insurance.

How many players are there on a team?

U8 teams will play 7v7.  The YSSL/IWSL roster maximum is 14.

U9 and U10 teams play 7v7.  The YSSL/IWSL roster maximum is 14.

U11 and U12 teams play 9v9.  The YSSL/IWSL roster maximum is 16.

U13 and older teams play 11v11.   The YSSL/IWSL maximum roster is 18.

Why should my child play for PRSC?

PRSC's goal is to serve our community by developing skillful, competitive soccer players with a strong sense of sportsmanship and teamwork. PRSC offers multiple teams to match the skill level and development of our players. PRSC's top teams compete at the highest levels  in Illinois.