U11 Boys Competitive - 2021-22

Birth Year 2011 (2012 Considered)

Tryout Dates

Monday   May 3rd,  5:30-7:00 PM
Hoover 7A

Thursday May 6th,  5:30-7:00 PM
Hoover 7B

Monday   May 10th, 5:30-7:00 PM
Hoover 7A

Team Bio

We have been playing division 1 in GCF and now EDP (Elite Development League Top Flight Central FL) and the top flight of all tournaments we have entered since we formed in early 2019.
This past year our accomplishments have been:
-2nd place Vero Spring Classic
-Undefeated Fall Season in GCF Division 1
-2nd place Brevard Hurricane Classic
-3rd place Space Coast Cup
-2nd Place Vero Winter Cup
-1st Place Brevard Winter Classic
-2nd Place EDP Spring Season

Practice and Training

We practice 2-3 times a week.
We do monthly one on one and team video analysis of all regular season and tournament games.

Coaching Philosophy

-All of our training drills and tactics come directly from the UEFA Pro and Coerver curriculum European model. These training methods are used by top teams in Europe as well as the top MLS Academy Programs in the country such as NY Redbulls and represent the latest findings in the technical, tactical and psychological aspects of the game and individual player development. The program is designed to give dedicated and talented players the training and experience needed to reach the highest levels of the game.
-Player and team development as a whole is our number one priority. I want to be clear that at this age we are not a team that is chasing wins but rather focused on the future of our players and team. That said, our results speak for themselves as we have stood toe to toe and beaten some of the best teams in our age group in the state from the hotbeds of youth soccer talent out of Miami/South Florida, Tampa, and Orlando as the skills taught individually and as a unit do translate to success on the field.
Typical activities featured in the training sessions include:
  • Technical/coerver training: shooting, ball control, dribbling, passing etc.
  • Tactical training: attacking and defensive positioning.
  • Physical training: speed work, agility and resistance etc.
  • Strategic training: match pace, pressure of playing, "reading the game," teamwork, shifting as a unit defensively and when attacking etc.
  • Mental coaching: routines, preparation, controlling emotions in adverse situations etc.
  • Positional training: corners, spaces, blocking, set pieces etc.

Pricing

3. Pricing:
Anticipated Costs based on a 12 player roster
(Also noted is where your money is specifically going towards)
Club fees: $160 (Goes directly to the IYSA Club)
Training Fees: $320 ($50/session as a team x roughly 80 sessions)
Ref Fees: $160 (Refs are paid $80/game and some tournaments do not include ref fees)
Equipment: $60 (Misc.Training equipment and balls)
Anticipated Tournaments and Fees:
  • 2-3 Local Tournaments in Brevard County or Vero (Costs roughly $450/tournament/team): $110
  • 2 Travel "Elite Level" Tournaments (Can range from $750-$950/tournament/team): $100
  • "FYSA Futures Cup"(Pre-State Cup Tournament for teams planning to play State Cup when eligible at u13. $350/team): $30
Total Cost: $940

Recent Team/Coach Publication

Coaches

Nate Gustafson  - Head Coach, Trainer

Coaching youth soccer for 4 years at a variety of ages and levels.  Recently coached at Florida Elite in Jacksonville.  USSF Licensed coach.  State ODP Player, Member of Melbourne High School 2009 State Championship team.  Played college soccer at UCF.  St. Johns County Rookie Teacher of The Year, Currently a 5th grade teacher and "sponsor of Gemini Elementary School Soccer."

Coachnate90@gmail.com, 321-474-8545

 

 

 

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Justin Hargreaves  - Assistant Coach, Trainer

Justin played competitive soccer locally for over 20 years including Melbourne High School, Melbourne Central Catholic, and Florida ODP. Advanced to playing division 2 at Florida Institute of Technology while also coaching JV boys at Mel High. Justin continues to play competitively with local men's leagues and internationally at the world police and Fire Games. He has coached youth soccer for the last 6 years and is also working on his D license.

scrappy00@cfl.rr.com,

 

 

 

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Trey Colllins, Trainer

First team All American at Florida Tech.  GBED Founder.  Trey is an assistant at Melbourne High School and is one of the top youth trainers around.