U8/U9 Tryout/Placement – Birth Years 2013 & 2014

Tryout/Placement dates are May 20th and 21st – information coming soon!

Junior Academy Tryout/Placement Registration Coming Soon

U9 RCL Tryout Registration Coming Soon



If you would like to register for our Junior Academy Winter/Spring program currently in progress click the registration link below. Season started Jan. 20, 2021.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, small group training will be in effect per current phase guidelines.

The Junior Academy serves as an experiential bridge between recreation and premier soccer. PacNW places a high level of importance on the technical development of young players. Skills development at these ages is critical to future success. Our priority in the Junior Academy is to help each player that attends develop those essential skills.

Register For Winter/Spring



Junior Academy Information

Junior Academy Winter/Spring Season

Birth Years 2012 and 2013

Fee: $300/season (uniforms additional, purchase after registration)

Registration Open: November 1, 2020

Season Start: January 20, 2021

Season End: April 2, 2021

Training Schedule:

What: 2 training days /per week

When: Monday & Wednesday, 5:15 – 6:30 PM

Where: Starfire Sports Complex

Approx. 7 games**


**The ability for PacNW to organize competitive games against other clubs is dependent on the COVID-19 of King County. Please check Washington State Risk Assessment Dashboard for updated information.


Staff and Contact Information

Junior Academy Staff

Director: Ryan Dortch
Junior Academy Coordinator: Kari Maltos
Junior Academy Registrar: Serwaah Fordjour


Skills Videos

Skills Videos

PacNW offers many tutorial videos for players to practice essential skills. One series offers sequential videos that increase in difficulty, where players should challenge themselves to master each level before moving to the next. Other videos on PacNW’s Junior Academy Youtube page, offer tutorials on specific moves.

Regularly practicing these skills will help players improve fundamental skills. All players need is a ball and determination!