Soccer Tryouts

U-18 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Springfield Sting, a WAGS Division 1 team, will hold open tryouts for the Fall 2004 WAGS season June 15 and 17 at Franconia Park in Springfield. Call Coach Dean McAlpin at (571) 594-6850 for more information.

U-17 BOYS' TRYOUTS: Team America Premier Vasco will hold open tryouts June 15 and 17 at Manchester Lakes Field in Alexandria from 6-8 p.m. The team travels year round, competing in Region one, winter indoor leagues and summer leagues. Contact Manager Cristina Munoz at(703) 856-0845.

U-16 BOYS' TRYOUTS: McLean United, a NCSL U-16 team, will host tryouts from 5:30-7 p.m. on June 14 at MYS Field and June 16 at Linway Terrace Park. For more information, contact Debbie Myren at (703) 356-1036.

U-14 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The SYC Fire Blue, an NCSL Division 2 rising U-14 team, is looking to add several players. Team may compete in NCSL's Division 1 in the fall. Interested players are encouraged to attend team tryouts on June 16, 18, 23, and 25 at Franconia Park in Springfield. For more information, please contact Team Manager Mia Gai at (703) 323-4990 or miamama@cox.net or call the Fire Hotline at (703) 912-1964.

U-14 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The SWYA Fire (Fall 2004 -- Aug. 1, 1990 and younger), based in Centreville, Va. is looking for players. Our newly appointed head coach is Soccer Academy's Glenn Cornell. Players will also have the opportunity to benefit from SWYA's extensive player training programs for field players and goalkeepers. Go to www.syasoccer.org for open tryout information. Tryouts will be held on June 14 and 15 from 5:15-6:45 p.m. at Braddock Park in Centreville. You may contact Coach Cornell to learn more about his coaching ideas and to tell him about your player at frcornell@earthlink.net or (540) 631-0090 or (703) 385-0150.

U-13 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The FCSC Fusion, an ODSL team, will hold tryouts Saturday. Contact John Schlenker at JohnSchlenker@msn.com or (540) 349-3974.

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Lee-Mount Vernon Soccer Association (LMVSA) is holding tryouts for a new U-12 girls' travel soccer team June 14 & 15 at Bush Hill Elementary School at 6:30 p.m.. Girls born between Aug. 1, 1992 and July 31, 1993 are eligible to try out for our new team. The team begins play in the fall 2004 season in the Old Dominion Soccer League (ODSL) and within a few years would be ready for play in the prestigious Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS). Questions or comments can be sent directly to Michael Jacobson, LMVSA Travel Commissioner, at whitecps@aol.com or through the LMVSA website at www.lmvsa.org.

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The WAGS Division 3 LRSC Fusion, the 2004 Futsal State Cup U-12 finalist, invites players to attend club-wide tryouts on June 13 and 14. The team plays in the spring and fall and plays Futsal in the winter. For more information, e-mail Coach Jorge Suarez-Marill at jmarill@cox.net or call (703) 599-2816.

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The McLean Lightning, a U-12 WAGS Division 4 team, is holding tryouts for players born on or after Aug. 1, 1991. Tryouts will be held at Springhill Elementary School on June 15 and 17 from 5-7 p.m. Contact Coach Luanne Bloom at (703) 757-7219 for more information.

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The SWYA Arsenal and SWYA Magic will be holding open tryouts for their upcoming seasons on Friday and June 14 from 5:15-6:45 p.m., at Kincheloe Fields and June 16 from 5:15-6:45 at Pope's Head Field Nos. 2 and 3. All interested players born on or after Aug 1, 1992 are encouraged to attend. Go to www.syasoccer.org; or contact Dave Goldfarb at (703) 282-3247 or MrGoldfarb@aol.com; You can also contact Mike Dempsey (703) 867-7817 or mplmn@msn.com for additional information.

U-11 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Great Falls Rapids will hold tryouts at the Great Falls Grange on Georgetown Pike on Friday and June 15 and 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. Field players and goalkeepers are needed to expand the team.

The Rapids' new coach is Roberto Garcia, a member of the Region 1 ODP staff. For more information, contact Coach Garcia at (571) 233-4643 or Valerie Sasser at (703) 450-5352.

U-10 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The FCSC Fire, an NCSL team, will hold tryouts June 14 and 16 at 6 p.m. at Vint Hill. For more information, contact Coach Jason Carney at xxjason32xx@yahoo.com or (703) 395-1979 or Assistant Coach Earl Dodson at (540) 222-7790.

U-10 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Lee-Mount Vernon Soccer Association (LMVSA) is holding tryouts for a new U-10 girls' travel soccer team June 16 and 17 at Bush Hill Elementary School at 6:30 p.m. Girls born between Aug. 1, 1994 and July 31, 1995 are eligible to try out. The team begins play in the fall 2004 season in the Old Dominion Soccer League (ODSL) and within a few seasons would be ready for play in the prestigious Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS).

Questions or comments can be sent directly to Michael Jacobson, LMVSA Travel Commissioner, at whitecps@aol.com or through the LMVSA website at www.lmvsa.org.

U-9 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Fauquier County Soccer Club is forming a new U-9 boys' travel team for the 2004 Fall Season. Tryouts will be held June 12 at Brumfield Elementary School in Warrenton. Interested parents, with sons born between Aug. 1, 1995 and July 31, 1996 should contact Coach Jason Hull (703) 508-3408 or dacity6@hotmail.com. Players must be at least 8 to play travel soccer.

U-9 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The FCSC United, an ODSL team, will hold tryouts Saturday. For more information, contact John Schlenker at JohnSchlenker@msn.com or (540) 349-3974.

LRSC TRYOUTS: The Little River Soccer Club will be holding tryouts tryouts for boys' and girls' travel teams -- U-11 through U-19 age groups -- Saturday and Sunday at Edsall Admin Center (Human Resources Center) from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Additional information and directions are posted on www.lrsc.net/travel/tryouts.html. For more information, contact Kathy Simpson at (703) 256-4946 or simpsons@cox.net.

VIENNA YOUTH SOCCER: Walk-in registration will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thoreau Middle School. First-time registrants must bring a birth certificate. E-mail registrar@vys.org if you have any questions or need more information.

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