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Jun, 2020

DeMatha Soccer Academy 2020/2021 Tryout Process (U9-U15)

State and local restrictions have limited our ability to hold in-person tryouts this spring. 

However, we are excited and hopeful about the 2020-2021 soccer season and currently holding tryouts utilizing our DMSA Tryout Application Process.

2020/2021 Tryout Out Process: 

This spring we will be using our DMSA Tryout Application process in place of in-person tryouts due to continuing health and safety risks associated with Covid-19. 

Any player that is interested in joining one of our teams is asked to fill out the DMSA Tryout Application below. 

Our coaches will review each application and then let the player know if he has been offered a roster spot on a team.

DMSA Tryout Application:

Register with Confidence Policy:

We recognize there is still a lot of uncertainty with the 2020-2021 season. Therefore, we have created our Register with Confidence Policy.

Our Register with Confidence Policy will ensure an account’s player fee will be prorated to reflect different scenarios that may evolve over the summer and fall due to Covid-19. These scenarios and their costs are outlined below in each age specific program overview. 


Additionally, our Register with Confidence Policy ensures that an account will not be billed, less a $100 commitment fee due upon acceptance of a roster spot, until we have final confirmation from federal, state, and local government officials that it is safe and permissible to provide modified/full in-person programming.


Lastly, if we are not permitted to provide modified or full in-person programming we will provide virtual resources for our players. These resources include:

  • Access to the Techne Futbol Training application 

  • Access to the Teambuildr online strength and conditioning application 

  • Access to the DeMatha Soccer Academy player resource google classroom

Program Overviews:

For the 2020-2021 soccer season we will be fielding travel teams in the following age groups/birth-years. Please click on the hyperlink for your appropriate age group to access its program overview. The program overview provides more detailed information on our training/game schedules, uniforms, player fees, payments plans, and important club policies.

U9/ 2012

U10/ 2011

U11/ 2010

U12/ 2009

U13/ 2008

U14/ 2007

U15/ 2006

Club Mission, Values, and Approach:

Please use the following link to access our Club Mission, Values, and Approach  presentation.


Does the DMSA Tryout Application take the place of tryouts?

  • Yes. It’s possible that DMSA will hold an in-person evaluation or roster-adjustment window later this year, but the out Tryout Application will be the main process for creating our teams for the 2020/2021 season.

Who is eligible to register for the DMSA Tryout Application?

  • Any child born between 2002 (U19) – 2012 (U9) is eligible to complete an DMSA Tryout Application. 


My child is new to the DMSA Academy. How will DMSA determine which new players receive DMSA  offer offers?

  • When you complete the DMSA Tryout Application, there will be a section to indicate his/her past playing experience and a section asking why you are interested in joining our club. Our coaches will take these two variables into account as they look to fill open spots within our age groups. It’s possible that we will hold an in-person evaluation or roster-adjustment window at some point later this year.


When is the deadline to register for the Player Placement Process?

  • All players who have an interest in playing in the Fall 2020-Spring 2021 are asked to complete the process by June 15 to ensure our rosters are not filled. However, our application is a rolling process and we will be accepting registrations and filling rosters throughout the summer.

What happens after I register my child for the Player Placement Process?

  • The DMSA technical staff will work to determine whether there are spots open in the age group that provide your child with an appropriate learning environment.

  • Invitations will be sent to new players during the month of June.

  • All players who receive an invitation will then need to accept the invitation and complete the team registration process, or decline the invitation.