2022 Tryouts: U8 – U9 Girls & Boys

Birth Years 2014-2015

 

U8 & U9 RCL Tryouts – TBD

U8 & U9 Junior Academy ‘Try Us Out’ – TBD

 

Registration Coming Soon

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.

 

 

 

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

What is the difference between U8/U9 Junior Academy and U8/U9 RCL?

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

Registration information for the 2022-23 season will be coming soon. Please check back later as the information below is for 2021. 

2021 Tryout fields & times, and programs available in each age group are detailed below.  Questions about U8 and U9 registration?  Contact .

2021 Tryout Fields, Times & TCB Information

Times and Fields subject to change.  Please check back regularly for any updates/changes.

2021 Junior Academy and U9 RCL Tryout Dates, Times and Locations

Age GroupDatesTryout Time/Location
U9 RCL Boys 2013 (U9)Thurs May 20th -
Fri May 21st
4:45-6:15 pm - Field 6
U9 RCL Girls 2013 (U9)Thurs May 20th -
Fri May 21st
6:30-8:00 pm - Field 6
Junior Academy Boys 2013 (U9)Fri May 21st5:00-6:30 pm - Field 7
Junior Academy Girls 2013 (U9)Fri May 21st5:00-6:30 pm - Field 7
Junior Academy Boys 2014 (U8)Fri May 21st5:00-6:30 pm - Field 7
Junior Academy Girls 2014 (U8)Fri May 21st5:00-6:30 pm - Field 7

2021 U8 & 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

YearTeamPinney NumbersTaking Care of Business
Meeting & Location*
Girls 2013 (U9)Girls U9 RCL Player Pool100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113Sun, May 23rd:
5:00-5:40
Zoom link and meeting details will be sent upon placement on a team.
Boys 2013 (U9)Boys U9 RCL Player Pool60, 61, 63, 68, 71, 73, 74, 75, 78, 79, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88, 91, 92Sun, May 23rd:
4:00-4:40pm;
Zoom link and meeting details will be sent upon placement on a team.

2021 U8 Programs (Birth Year 2014)

 
U8 RCL YEAR ROUND PROGRAM

U8 JUNIOR ACADEMY -YEAR ROUND PROGRAM
U8 JUNIOR ACADEMY - WINTER/SPRING
TRYOUTS/PLACEMENT DATESDecember 4
10:00 am - 11:15 am Renton Memorial Stadium, Renton WA.
SPRING 2022
December 4
10:00 am - 11:15 am Renton Memorial Stadium, Renton WA.
START/END Start Date: January 19th
End Dated: April TBD
Start Date: May 2022
End Date: April TBD
Start Date: Jan 19th
End Date: April TBD
STRUCTURE2x per week
Spring Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
2x per week
Fall/Spring Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
2x per week
Spring Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
REGISTERContact Ryan Dortch for more information

Registration closed

Register here

COSTCost $250 Cost $1300
(Includes $175 registration)
Additional Cost - $165 uniform
(one-time purchase to be
used for any part of the season)
Cost $250
SEASONWinter/Spring Season: Jan- April (approx. 7 games)Fall Season: Sept - Nov (approx. 9 games)
Winter Break 11/22 - 1/18
Spring Season: Jan - April (approx. 7 games)
Winter/Spring Season: Jan- April (approx. 7 games)
NOTESMay include 3 jamboree events and Fall Festival Jamboree if current phase guidelines permit.
No additional charge for jamborees.
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.

2021 U9 Programs (Birth Year 2013)

 U9 RCL - YEAR ROUND PROGRAMJUNIOR ACADEMY
YEAR ROUND PROGRAM
JUNIOR ACADEMY WINTER/SPRING ONLY
TRYOUT/PLACEMENT DATESPRING 2022 SPRING 2022December 4
10:00 am - 11:15 am
START/ENDStart Date: May TBD
End Date: April TBD
Start Date: May TBD
End Date: April TBD
Start Date: Jan 19th
End Date: April TBD
STRUCTURE2 x per week
Mon & Wed 5:00-6:30
Fall/Spring Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
2x per week
Mon & Wed 5:15-6:30
Fall/Spring Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
2x per week
Fall Season Games
Technical training
PacNW coaching staff
REGISTERContact Ryan Dortch for more information

Register here

Register here

COSTCost $1700
(Includes $350 registration)
Additional Cost - $185 uniform
(one-time purchase to be
used for any part of the season)
Cost $1500
(Includes $240 registration)
Additional Cost - $165 uniform
(one-time purchase to be
used for any part of the season)
Cost $545
(Includes $125 registration)
Additional Cost - $165 uniform
(one-time purchase to be
used for any part of the season)
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 11/22 - 1/18
Spring Season Jan- April (approx. 7 games)
South Sound League
Spring Season Jan- April (approx. 7 games)
NOTESMay include 3 jamboree events if if current phase guidelines permit.
No additional charge for jamborees.
May include 3 jamboree events and Fall Festival Jamboree if current phase guidelines permit.
No additional charge for jamborees.
May include one tournament event for additional fee (To cover the cost of tournament registration).
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.

2021 Coaching Staff and Contact Information

Junior Academy Staff

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

Junior Academy Coaching Staff

U8 (2014): Michelle Carmel , Keith Flewelling , Kaitlyn Brantzeg and Jacquelyn Anderson

U9 (2013): Miguel Gonzalez , Serwaah Fordjour , Liz Spencer and Molly Merlino

 

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!