MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 TEAMS
ANNOUNCING THE MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 COMPETITIVE TEAMS: In the Spring of 2018, the Mars Area Soccer Club launched the next step in player development, the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE ACADEMY, to provide elite training for aspiring players committed to improving - advanced ball technique, superior tactical awareness, and a deeper understanding of the game... focused on developing each player's confident ability to play with excellence and committed to increasing their love of the game. Through the inaugural MARS GALAXY™ ELITE ACADEMY camp, players received premier training on par with the best classic clubs in our area but at a fraction of the cost… all while getting to play with their friends and classmates close to home in a challenging environment that never loses sight that soccer is fun and should always be fun!
This Spring, the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE ACADEMY is proud to announce the launch of the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 COMPETITIVE TEAMS - COMPETITIVE TEAMS for our U8 / U9 PLAYERS*. Representing the most challenging and competitive experience we can offer for our U8 / U9 players*, the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 BOYS COMPETITIVE TEAM and MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 GIRLS COMPETITVE TEAM will play four to eight games on Sunday afternoons against top Classic Soccer clubs in the northern suburbs.
Try-outs will be open to all Mars Area Soccer Club U9* In-House players - players born in 2010 and 2011*.
Players selected the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 TEAMS will continue to play on their In-House teams. In addition to their regular In-House team practices and games, players selected to the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 TEAMS will also practice on Friday evenings receiving one hour of team-oriented tactical training and one hour of individually-oriented technical training, and play additional games on Sunday afternoons.
MARS GALAXY™ TRY-OUTS: Mars Area Soccer Club U9* In-House players interested in trying out for the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 teams, MUST attend the following try-out.
DATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 22ND, 2019
BOYS TRY-OUTS: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
GIRLS TRY-OUTS: 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
LOCATION: Mars Area School District, Centennial School Gymnasium
PLAYER SELECTION: Player selections will be based on game-play evaluations provided by both Mars Area Soccer Club and independent coaches. Only players attending this try-out will only be considered for MARS GALAXY™ ELITE ACADEMY teams.
MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 COMPETITVE TEAMS:
GAMES: MARS GALAXY™ ELITE TEAMS will play 4 to 8 games total. Games will be played on Sundays, with half of the games played at home and half away. Some limited local travel will be required for away games.
COST: $50 (In addition to regular Mars Area Soccer Club In-House registration costs.)
Players selected to the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE ACADEMY U9 COMPETITIVE TEAMS should expect a challenging but rewarding season of progressive skill development and competition against some of the best teams in our area.
* ELIGIBILITY - U8 / U9 PLAYERS: Mars Area Soccer Club are eligible eligible for the MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 TEAMS if they meet the following requirements...
- Players must be registered as In-House Players for the 2019 Spring Season. Current Mars Area Soccer Club Travel players are inelible as MARS GALAXY™ ELITE U9 games will conflict with Mars Area Soccer Club U10 and U11 Travel schedules.
- Players must be born in 2010 and 2011. Players born in 2012 are also eligible if they are already "playing up" on a Mars Area Soccer Club U9 In-House team.
- U11 players who were born in 2010 or 2011 and are "playing up" to Mars Area Soccer Club U11 In-House teams are also eligible.