North Carolina FC Youth ("CASL" for Spring 2017)

Program Info


The Juniors program is a 10-month competitive skill-driven system of development designed to improve a young soccer player's ability and love of the game. We prepare players to progress at the Classic level and beyond through dedicated coaching staff that provide quality, age appropriate instruction at these key age groups. 

Open Houses

Learn more about the Juniors program from Juniors Director Andrew Tait on April 25 or 26.
Open House Information


All players interested playing in our Juniors program must attend our annual evaluations in May. Evaluations for the 2017-2018 season begin May 8, 2017. If your player has a conflict, please email


Eligible Players

Players born in 2010-2008 are eligible for the Juniors program. 2010 players will train and play against 2009 players - there will not be a 2010 only level. 

Player Pathway/Program Comparison

Not sure what program is right for your player? Check out the different programs we offer and at which age groups.

Player Pathway/Program Comparison 

Trainings & Seasons

Our 10-month program is made up of 3 seasons: fall, winter, and spring.

Fall (August-beginning of November) and Spring (February-May)
Fall and Spring are the primary seasons for the Juniors program. Juniors players train twice a week 90 minutes each training session. 

Winter (December & January)

A total of 4 training sessions and 2 play dates will be scheduled during the Winter season. Training sessions are reduced in order to allow our young players the downtime to recharge and try-other activities or sports.

2017 Important Dates & Practice Schedule

August 5 & 6Juniors Camp
Week of August 7Fall Training begins
August TBDJuniors Cup
September 9Juniors Girls at NC Courage vs. Houston Dash 7:30pm kick-off
September 10Fall season games begin
October 1Juniors Boys at NCFC vs. Indy Eleven 7:30pm kick-off
November 4 & 5NCFC Girls Junior Showcase (tournament only for 2008s)
Week of November 6Last week of Fall Training
November 11-12NCFC Boys Junior Showcase (tournament only for 2008s) 
December-January Winter Training Sessions (4 total)
December3v3 Juniors Event
January5v5 Juniors Event 
January 29Spring training begins
February 18Spring season games begin
March 30-April 1NCFC Spring Break (no games)
April TBD Juniors Cup
April 30Last week of Spring Training 


Teams play games primarily on Sunday afternoons against other NCFC Juniors teams. There will be 2-3 other play dates scheduled vs other outside clubs. 

Juniors teams will primarily play in the following formats:
2009/10 games: 5v5
2008 games: 7v7


Juniors teams are based on players' birth year and region. Players should register in the region that is most convenient for them.
North: North & East of Hwy 70 (typically Raleigh & Wake Forest)
South: South & West of Hwy 70 (typically Cary, Apex & Morrisville)
DCH: Durham & Chapel Hill
HSFV: Holly Springs & Fuquay Varina

2017-2018 Club Fee

The annual club fee includes field rentals and usage, coaching staff & education, and administration.

Club Fee

2017-2018 Uniforms

Fall 2017 marks NCFC Youth's inaugural year and Year 1 of the adidas uniform cycle (complete cycle is 2 years). All NCFC Youth players must purchase the uniform kit online using a link that will be posted later.

The uniform kit includes 2 jerseys (navy & red), 1 short (navy), 1 pair of socks (navy) and 1 Climalite training shirt (grey).

Uniform Kit

Coaching Staff

Juniors Director
Andrew Tait

Juniors North Director Juniors South Director
Andrew Tait  Etienne Boulanger

The Juniors program has a Full time director, who is supported by regional and age group directors who help manage the coaches, players and program to ensure a high quality offering for families in the Triangle area. Our players get to work with passionate and experienced coaches who are paid for their ability to teach young players and share their love for the game.

Junior Elite Teams

Top 2008 players identified at Junior Evaluations will be invited to the Junior Elite teams. Juniors Elite Teams will be formed in the North and South, and possibly in Durham/Chapel Hill and Holly Springs & Fuquay Varina depending upon quality of players at Evaluations and the Director's discretion. 

These teams will function similar to a 2007 Classic team: 
-Train 3x week
-Compete against '07 teams
-Have team managers, team fees, attend tournaments and etc.


Read more about NCFC Youth Policies including refunds and insurance.



Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.


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Open Houses

Learn more about the Juniors program from Juniors Director Andrew Tait on April 25 or 26

Open House Information



All interested players must attend Juniors Evaluations

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Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information

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Contact Us

Questions? Contact CAYA/Juniors Director Andrew Tait