2022 Tryouts: U8 – U9 Girls & Boys

Birth Years 2014-2015

 

***Tryouts have concluded for the 22-23 season.

Visit the Jr. Academy page on how to join our club.***

 

Registration Closed

PacNW places a high level of importance on the technical development of young players. Skills development at these ages is critical to future success, and consequently our priority in the junior program is specific skills development of each player that attends.

Questions about the Jr. RCL and Jr. Academy programs? Contact Youth Director Viet Nguyen.

 

 

 

What is the difference between U8 & U9 Jr Academy and U9 RCL?

How can I register my child for the U8/U9 “Try (Us) Out” event or for U9 RCL tryouts?

What is “Try (Us) Out” for U8 & U9 Junior Academy?

Registration information for the 2022-23 season. 

2022 programs available in each age group are coming soon and will be updated below.

Questions about the Jr. RCL and Jr. Academy programs? Contact Youth Director Viet Nguyen.

2022 Tryout & 'Try Us Out' Fields, Times & TCB Information

2022 Junior Academy and U8/U9 RCL Tryout Dates, Times and Locations

Age GroupDatesTryout Time/LocationParent Info Meeting
RCL Girls 2015/2014 (U8/U9)April 27th - 28th5:00-6:30pm @ Starfire Sports Complex Field #4Wed, April 27th 5:30-5:50pm in Classroom next to Clubhouse
RCL Boys 2015/2014 (U8/U9)April 27th - 28th6:30-8:00pm @ Starfire Sports Complex Field #4Wed, April 27th 7:00-7:20pm in Classroom next to Clubhouse
Jr. Academy Girls 2015/2014 (U8/U9)April 27th - 28th 5:00-6:30pm @ Starfire Sports Complex Field #4Wed, April 27th 5:30-5:50pm in Classroom next to Clubhouse
Jr. Academy Boys 2015/2014 (U8/U9)April 27th - 28th 6:30-8:00pm @ Starfire Sports Complex Field #4Wed, April 27th 7:00-7:20pm in Classroom next to Clubhouse

What to Wear/Bring to Tryouts

  • Bring a water bottle and an age-appropriate size soccer ball marked with your name and phone number.
  • Shin guards MUST be worn to participate.
  • Players should not wear apparel with logos from their Select, Club, or ODP team.

2022 U9 RCL Tryout Results

Tryout Results

PacNW will publish tryout results of players who make a team, using their numbered pinnie. The final decision will be made by the respective Coach with input from technical evaluators. A mandatory parent/player/coach team meeting called Taking Care of Business (TCB) happens shortly after tryouts.

Tryout Results

Boys and Girls

YearTeamPinnie Numbers
Boys 2014 (U9)Boys U9 RCL Player Pool501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512, 514, 516, 518, 520, 521, 524, 525, 526, 529, 530, 531, 532, 533, 534, 535, 561
Girls 2014 (U9)Girls U9 RCL Player Pool566, 567, 568, 569, 570, 571, 572, 573, 574, 575, 576, 577, 578, 579, 580, 581, 582, 583, 584, 585, 586, 591, 592, 593, 900

2022 U8 Programs (Birth Year 2015)

 
U8 JR. ACADEMY
YEAR ROUND PROGRAM
U8 JR. ACADEMY
SUMMER/FALL PROGRAM
U8 JR. ACADEMY
SUMMER CAMP
TRYOUTSThe Jr. Academy accepts new players all year.
For more information contact Axel Flaten .
The Jr. Academy accepts new players all year.
For more information contact Axel Flaten .
Registration Deadline: Mon. June 13th
START/END Start Date: June 2022
End Date: April TBD
Start Date: June 2022
End Date: Nov 2022
Start Date: June 22nd
End Date: July 24th
STRUCTURETraining 2x per week
Mon & Wed 5:15-6:30pm
Fall/Spring Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
Training 2x per week
Mon & Wed 5:15-6:30pm
Fall Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
Training 2x per week Mon & Wed 5:15-6:30pm
(no training July 4th-8th)
REGISTERTo register contact the Jr. Registrar .To register contact the Jr. Registrar .To register contact the Jr. Registrar .
COSTCost $1200
(Includes $120 registration)
Additional Cost - uniform
(one-time purchase)
Cost $840
(Includes $120 registration)
Additional Cost - uniform
(one-time purchase)
Cost $155
(Registration fee waived for Summer Camp only)
Includes 2 PacNW cotton t-shirts.
SEASONSouth Sound League
Summer Trainings/Jamborees:
June - Mid August
Fall Season: Sept - Nov (approx. 9 games)
Winter Break: 11/21 - 1/18
Spring Season: Jan - April (approx. 7 games)
South Sound League
Summer Trainings/Jamborees:
June - Mid August
Summer Breaks:
Fall Season: Sept - Nov (approx. 9 games)
TOURNAMENTS/
JAMBOREES
2 jamboree events. No additional charge for jamborees2 jamboree events. No additional charge for jamborees1 jamboree event. No additional charge for jamborees.
NOTESPlease note, to complete registration you will need a headshot photo of your child as well as a birth certificate. Please note, to complete registration you will need a headshot photo of your child as well as a birth certificate.Please note, to complete registration you will need a headshot photo of your child as well as a birth certificate.

2022 U9 Programs (Birth Year 2014)

 Boys/Girls U9 RCL - YEAR ROUND PROGRAMBoys U9 JUNIOR ACADEMY
YEAR ROUND PROGRAM
Boys U9 JUNIOR ACADEMY
SUMMER/ FALL PROGRAM
U9 JUNIOR ACADEMY
SUMMER CAMP
TRYOUTSContact Viet Nguyen for more informationThe Jr. Academy accepts new players all year.
For more information:
Boys U9 contact Axel Flaten
Girls U9 contact Viet Nguyen
The Jr. Academy accepts new players all year.
For more information:
Boys U9 contact Axel Flaten
Girls U9 contact Viet Nguyen
Registration Deadline: Mon. June 13th
START/ENDStart Date: June 2022
End Date: April TBD
Start Date: June 2022
End Date: April TBD
Start Date: June 2022
End Date: April TBD
Start Date: June 22nd
End Date: July 24th
STRUCTURETraining 2 x per week
Fall/Spring Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff. May require third practice on specific weeks.
Training 2x per week
Mon & Wed 5:15-6:30pm
Fall/Spring Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
Training 2x per week
Mon & Wed 5:15-6:30pm
Fall Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
Training 2x per week
(no training July 4th-8th)
Mon & Wed 5:15-6:30
PacNW coaching staff
REGISTERContact Viet Nguyen for more informationTo register contact the Jr. Registrar .To register contact the Jr. Registrar .To register contact the Jr. Registrar .
COSTCost $1800
(Includes $300 registration)
Additional Cost - uniform
(one-time purchase)
Cost $1500
(Includes $200 registration)
Additional Cost - uniform
(one-time purchase)
Cost $1070
(Includes $200 registration)
Additional Cost - uniform
(one-time purchase)
Cost $155
(Registration fee waived for
Summer Program only)
Includes 2 PacNW cotton t-shirts
SEASONRCL League
Fall Season: Sept - Nov (approx. 9 games)
Winter Break TBD - follows U10 RCL schedule.
Spring Season Jan- April (approx. 7 games)
South Sound League
Fall Season: Sept - Nov (approx. 9 games)
Winter Break 11/21 - 1/18
Spring Season Mid Jan - April (approx. 7 games)
South Sound League
Summer Trainings:
End May - Mid August
Summer Breaks:
July 4-8; August 15-19
Fall Season: Sept - Nov (approx. 9 games)
TOURNAMENTS/
JAMBOREES
2 jamboree events.
No additional charge for jamborees.
2 jamboree events.
No additional charge for jamborees.
2 jamboree events.
No additional charge for jamborees.
1 jamboree events.
No additional charge for jamborees.
NOTESPlease note, to complete registration you will need a headshot photo of your child as well as a birth certificate.Please note, to complete registration you will need a headshot photo of your child as well as a birth certificate.Please note, to complete registration you will need a headshot photo of your child as well as a birth certificate.Please note, to complete registration you will need a headshot photo of your child as well as a birth certificate.

Junior Program Informational Video

Goals

  • Increase technical competency and preparation in the following areas:
    • Dribbling and ball control.
    • Skill development – Fakes and Moves.
    • Development of positive game behaviors – Creative, attacking players.
  • Address and meet the needs and demands for professional training at U8 – U9.
    • Create a high performance culture for liked minded players.
    • Meet the changing demands of the soccer landscape in WA.
    • Provide players and parents with opportunities for professional coaching.
  • Provide player development opportunities that are not currently on offer by the association or surrounding organizations.
  • Provide a road map for the overall development of the player on and off the field.

Coaching Staff and Contact Information

2022 Junior Academy Staff

Director: Viet Nguyen
Youth Technical Asst Director: Eugene Poublon
Junior Academy Coordinator: Axel Flaten
Junior Academy Registrar: Serwaah Fordjour

Junior Academy Coaching Staff

U8 (2014): Michelle Carmel, Tim Tilbury, Victor Cruz, and Abby Carmel

U9 (2013): Liz Spencer, Molly Merlino, Zach Gallimore, Jeffrey Corrales, and Robyn Saarenas

 

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!