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2021-2022 Nebraska roots sc team formation 

Please read below for the 2021-2022 Tryout and Re-Registration process for Nebraska Roots SC (EAA Soccer's Select soccer program). 

10U Players (2012 birth years):
- We will form one boys select team and one girls select team for this age group.
- Any player that is not selected for the Roots SC team is welcome to continue in or join our Hive Academy 10U program instead. 

11U-19U Players (2011-2003 birth years):
- Players trying out for these age groups can be selected for a Roots I or Roots II team.
Players MUST tryout in their own birth year. 
- If a player is not selected for a team, they are welcome and encouraged to join our EAA Soccer Futures program - our recreational program for 11U-19U players. 

Tryouts - What to Expect:

The coaches assigned to each age group will work together to train and evaluate all of the players who attend. The tryout sessions conducted by our staff will be similar to those they will normally run with their teams so players can get a feel for the style of training and coaching that will take place in our club.

The coaches will evaluate the players using the following criteria:

1. Technical (dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting/finishing and individual defending)

2. Tactical (reading the game, teammates, opponents, space; ability to make proper decisions during the run of play; quickly solving problems the game presents)

3. Psychological (mental toughness, competitiveness, focus, composure, work ethic)

4. Physical (speed, athleticism, fitness, strength)

The coaches will also make selections based on how they feel players will fit into the team/club culture. They will also consider each player’s potential to develop under their coaching.

Nebraska Roots Coaching Staff Certifications



TRYOUT REGISTRATION

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TRYOUT DETAILS

All tryouts will be held at James P. McNeil Soccer Complex

2012-2009 Birth Years: June 7-June 11

 Age Group 

Days

 M/W or T/Th Time 

 M/W or T/Th Field 

Friday Time

 Friday Field 

2012G

 M/W/F 

5:30-6:45 p.m.

2

 5:30-6:45 p.m. 

2

2012B

T/Th/F

5:30-6:45 p.m.

3

7:15-8:30 p.m.

2

2011G

T/Th/F

5:30-6:45 p.m.

2

5:30-6:45 p.m.

3

2011B

T/Th/F

5:30-6:45 p.m.

4 & 5

7:15-8:30 p.m.

3

2010G

M/W/F

5:30-6:45 p.m.

4 & 5

5:30-6:45 p.m.

4 & 5

2010B

M/W/F

5:30-6:45 p.m.

3

7:15-8:30 p.m.

4 & 5

2009G

T/Th/F

5:30-6:45 p.m.

6 & 7

5:30-6:45 p.m.

6 & 7

2009B

M/W/F

5:30-6:45 p.m.

6 & 7

7:15-8:30 p.m.

6 & 7

 2008-2003 Birth Years: June 28- June 30 

Age Group

Day

Time

Field

2008G

M/T/W

5:45-7:00 p.m.

4 & 5

2008B

M/T/W

5:45-7:00 p.m.

2 & 3

2007G

M/T/W

7:30-8:45 p.m.

2

2007B

M/T/W

5:45-7:00 p.m.

6 & 7

2006G

M/T/W

7:30-8:45 p.m.

4 & 5

2006B

M/T/W

7:30-8:45 p.m.

6 & 7

2005G

M/T/W

4:00-5:15 p.m.

4 & 5

2005B

M/T/W

4:00-5:15 p.m.

7

2004/2003G

M/T/W

4:00-5:15 p.m.

2

2004/2003B

M/T/W

4:00-5:15 p.m.

6 & 7


HELPFUL LINKS


Questions regarding tryout details?

Please contact our Marketing & Events Director

Emily Michaels: emilymichaels@elkhornathletics.org


QUESTIONS regarding a specific age group? 

Please contact the age group director.

10U-12U Juniors: michaelbailey@elkhornathletics.org

13U-15U Intermediates: tedanderson@elkhornathletics.org

16U-19U Scholars: jonshaad@elkhornathletics.org


Frequently asked QUESTIONS

Will we need to purchase new uniforms for this season?

Yes.  We will start a new uniform cycle for the 2021-2022 soccer year.  

What are the Nebraska Roots fees for 2021-2022?

- 10U Roots: $1,045
- 11U-15U Roots: $1,595
- 15U-19U Roots (players in high school): $1,295 

What do my fees cover? 

Coaching and/or directors fees, insurance, indoor and outdoor facility fees, league fees, NSSA membership fees including background checks, Safesport and concussion training, winter Futsal league, goals and other training equipment, office staff, referees and HUDL subscriptions.