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

Program Info

Juniors

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. 

 

Evaluations

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 Andrew.Tait@NCFCYouth.com.

Evaluations

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 & 6 Juniors Camp
Week of August 7 Fall Training begins
August TBD Juniors Cup
September 9 Juniors Girls at NC Courage vs. Houston Dash 7:30pm kick-off
September 10 Fall season games begin
October 1 Juniors Boys at NCFC vs. Indy Eleven 7:30pm kick-off
November 4 & 5 NCFC Girls Junior Showcase (tournament only for 2008s)
Week of November 6 Last week of Fall Training
November 11-12 NCFC Boys Junior Showcase (tournament only for 2008s) 
December-January  Winter Training Sessions (4 total)
December 3v3 Juniors Event
January 5v5 Juniors Event 
January 29 Spring training begins
February 18 Spring season games begin
March 30-April 1 NCFC Spring Break (no games)
April TBD  Juniors Cup
April 30 Last week of Spring Training 


Games 

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


Location

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.

Policies

Read more about NCFC Youth Policies including refunds and insurance.

Policies
 

FAQs

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

FAQs

Helpful links

Juniors Sponsors


  
  



Juniors Camp

Our Juniors Program will kick off the 2017 Fall season with Juniors Camp August 5-6.

Juniors Camp Schedule


Evaluations

All interested players must attend Juniors Evaluations

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FAQs

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information

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Contact Us

Questions? Contact Juniors Director Andrew Tait
Andrew.Tait@NCFCYouth.com