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Select Level III

The Soccer Olé Select Program is designed for players who participated in the Advanced Rec Program (level II) for at least one year (both Fall and Spring seasons- * special occasion: one season with Soccer Ole’ staff approval) or has attended another competitive program and were successful in developing the basic soccer skills such as dribbling, shooting, finishing, heading, passing and control in a more advanced level of competition.

SELECTION

  •  Placement session in the Fall (date below) or referral/ invitation from a Soccer Ole’.
  •  Based on players’ technical, tactical, athletic development as well as overall basic understanding of the game.
  • Boys and girls are grouped separately.

2017 (Fall) Tentative Teams for Boys & Girls

Age groups according to birth year:

  • U9- Born in 2009          U10- Born in 2008
  • U11- Born in 2007       U12 – Born in 2006
  • U13 – Born in 2005     U14 – Born in 2004
  • U15 – Born in 2003     U16-  Born in 2002
  • U17- Born in 2001       U18- Born in 2000

US Soccer Age Group & Match Standards Change

US Soccer Birth Year and Season Matrix & Standards Chart SSG


COMMITMENT LEVEL

Both players and families must also be aware of a more serious commitment compared to the Advanced Rec Program (Level II).

  • Fall and Spring seasons
  • 1 week evening practice & 1 weekend practice
  • At least 2 friendly games during the season
  • 1 week night league game
  • Min of 1, max of 2 local weekend tournament per season
  • 2 Saturdays with 3V3 tournaments during the Fall and Spring seasons.
  • Soccer Ole’ Winter Futsal League- 6-7 games only
  • Optional Summer 3V3 tournaments
  • Optional Indoor

The Soccer Olé Select program is considered a more competitive program compared to the Advanced Rec Program (Level II).

The Select program focus on the technical, tactical,  physical and mental development of our players while facing more competitive opponents in a higher competition level during league and tournament games. This program does not focus on traveling, winning games or keeping season record or even scores. However, there will be an opportunity to compete and be competitive with the focus of player/team development.

Parents have the option to purchase a photo packet at the end of the season. Photo team picture is usually scheduled towards the end of each season.


SEASONS

  • Fall: August- 1st week of December.
  • Spring:  Feb- Mid May.
  • Winter Futsal League ( 6 Saturdays- 3 in Dec and 3 in Jan)

The Soccer Olé Select Program is designed for players who participated in the Advanced Rec Program (level II) for at least one year (both Fall and Spring seasons- * special occasion: one season with Soccer Ole’ staff approval) or has attended another competitive program and were successful in developing the basic soccer skills such as dribbling, shooting, finishing, heading, passing and control in a more advanced level of competition.

Players must be in the U8 – U13/14 age group and will be selected by our coaching staff during our placement session in the Fall.  Selection is based on players’ technical, tactical, athletic development as well as overall basic understanding of the game. Coaches will also take in consideration  players’ discipline, effort and commitment level.  Boys and girls are grouped separately.

Players must attend the Fall Placement Session in order to be selected for the Select Program level III.


Why Placement Session & not Tryout?

  • Players must attend the Placement Session in order to be selected for Select Program.
  • There will be a PLACEMENT SESSION in the Fall and a tentative one in the Spring (if space available) for new players to be evaluated.
  • Players already in the program (usually level II) may be invited to play Level III in the Spring.
  •  Session designed to place your child in the most appropriate Soccer Ole’ program based on his/her skill level & game experience.
  • If your child is not selected for Select Program, he/she will be referred to Adv Rec Level II
  • No matter what, we have a place for your child to develop and learn how to play the game!

Parents are asked to register for the Select Program once teams are formed from the placement session. Player invitation is sent via email.


COACHING STAFF

Soccer Olé certified coaches will organize and coach all training sessions, games and tournaments.

Soccer Ole’ Coaches Profile

UNIFORM FEE: Same uniforms from the 2016-17 season

  • $150= Dri fit training shirt ( color to be picked by each team or age group), gold and navy blue  Nike jerseys, navy blue Nike shorts, gold and navy blue Nike socks.

Young boys and girls will wear youth Nike gear for jersey and shorts.

Older girls will wear men's jersey, women's shorts.

Older boys will wear men's jersey and shorts.

Uniform samples available at the placement session.

2017-18 COST

  • Program Fee: U8-U10= $340 Fall (includes Winter Futsal League Fee) & $300 Spring
  • Program Fee: U11-U15= $390 Fall (includes Winter Futsal League Fee) & $350 Spring.
  • League Fee: $130 Fall (payable to team manager in July), $120 Spring (payable to team manager in Feb.)

Payments:

  • Fall Payment due at time of registration in May/June.
  • Spring Payment due in August.
  • Season payment may be divided in 3 months (May/ June,  July and August), once selected at the registration process.

ADDITIONAL FEES

  • 3v3 tournaments: $32 per tournament/player (6 players per team)
  • MSSF Ref fee: $25-$35 per season
  • 2 local weekend tournaments: $450-$550 per tournament/ team.
  • Tournament fees are divided among all players on the team.

These fees above are not included in the program/uniform fees. You will be notified about these additional fees from your team manager once teams are formed.


Training Sessions

  • Practice schedule will be announced once teams are formed.
  • There may be some changes due to coaching conflicts and weather condition.
  • Changes will be communicated via email, twitter/facebook/website updates and using rainedout.com txt messages.
  • Typically one session during the week in the evening (Mon, Tue, Wed or Thur) and another one on the weekend (Saturday am or pm, or Sunday afternoon).

Training LOCATIONS

  • Lausanne Collegiate School (map
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) Catholic School (map)
  • St. Louis Catholic School (map)
  • Christ The King Lutheran School (map)
  • May Fields (map)

Soccer Ole’ uses the ITP approach (Integrated Training Program) in order to maximize the development of our players.


Games

The Soccer Olé Select Program players will play in the MSSF league (Memphis Shelby Soccer Federation) at Mike Rose Soccer Complex (map & directions)

There will be a total of 8-10 games per season during the week. Games start either at 6 pm or 7:05 pm.

  • U8, U9 and U10- 7v7
  • U11 & 12= 9v9
  • U13/14= 11v11

Select Transitional Team

This is considered as part of our Select program.

Purpose to have a "Transitional Team":

  • Easy players transition from Adv Rec to Select
  • Proper level of competition for optimum development
  • Less players per team. more personalized training.

The main objective for a "Transitional Team" is to participate in the MSSF league (additional cost) in the Spring or the following Fall.

These are more specifics regarding the "Transitional Team":

  • $50 Adv Rec League fee is included in your select fee.
  • Select Friday skills and goalie training.
  • 2 training sessions and a game per week.
  • Team will play in the Adv Rec League in the Fall, possibly Spring after coach’s assessment.
  • Priority on gyms usage over Adv rec teams in case of bad weather.
  • 1 or 2 local tournaments per season ( additional cost).
  • Friendly games vs other local clubs on weeknights instead of a training session.

Select Winter Futsal League

League organized for Select players to stay active during the winter break. League is composed of games only, no practices.

  • Cost: $40 per player ( included in the Fall program fee).
  • 2016-17 WinterDates: 12/3, 12/10, 12/17,  1/7, 1/14, 1/21- Make up 1/28.
  • Times: 3:30- 7:30 pm games.

Click here to learn more about Winter Futsal League.


Soccer Olé Refund Policy

1-Registration/program fees are non- refundable.

2- Partial fee payment may be refundable, with the following exceptions:

a) Player is diagnosed with a medical disability and is unable to play.

b) Player suffers an injury which prevents he/she from playing.

Note: The above exceptions must be certified by a doctor.

*Soccer Ole’ may pro-rate the refund based on the timing of the request and any fixed costs.

Once uniforms are issued to players, uniforms fees are non-refundable under any circumstance.


Soccer Olé Release Policy

Once Soccer Ole’ players are registered under USSSA or USYS, players are not allowed to practice or play games with any other soccer organization.

Players must receive a formal release from Soccer Ole’ in order to be legally able to participate in another event sponsored from another organization.


Soccer Olé Guest Play Policy

Players may be authorized to guest play in another event sponsored by other organizations  only with prior approval from Soccer Ole’ Executive Director.

Soccer Ole’ players may guest play within our soccer program with approval of our Soccer Ole’ coaching staff.


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Phone: 901-474 1035 or 901- 505 1477