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Tryouts - Florida Fire Juniors

Sparks Program Open For Registration For 6-7 Year Olds.

FFJ Soccer Naples 6 to 7 year olds

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Our Sparks program provides players ages 6-7 with professional training two nights a week, plus a carefully selected schedule of weekend tournaments and jamboree-style games over the course of the season.

The focus is on age-appropriate technical and tactical instruction, easing the transition for our youngest travel players (and parents) as they get acquainted with their training environment and the expectations of playing for Florida Fire Juniors.

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Paul Williams
Director Of Coaching

Naples Youth Soccer Tryouts

Tryouts Have Ended

Please Contact Paul Williams If Interested In Joining A Team.

DIRECTOR OF COACHING

Paul Williams USSF B waiver Former EPL Professional and England International

ASSISTANT DIRECTORS OF COACHING

AGE GROUP ADOC COACH LICENSE PLAYING EXPERIENCE
U9-U10 Andrew Sanford USSF D Adult & Youth Playing
U11-U12 David Pearson USSF D Former Semi-Professional player in England
U13-U14 Joe Behan USSF A Former Semi-Professional player
U14 & Above Chris Cashion USSF C Adult & Youth Playing

BOY'S COACHING SLATE 2019-2020

TEAM COACH COACH LICENSE/COACH EXPERIENCE PLAYING EXPERIENCE
U8 SPARKS Javier Rodriquez Grass Roots Coaching and experienced returning coach
U8 SPARKS Paul Ewerth Grass Roots Coaching and former middle and high school coach College playing experience
U8 SPARKS Andy Kalikas Grass Roots Coaching and experienced returning coach
BU9 Premier Javier Pacheco USSF D Licence and experienced returning coach College playing experience
BU9 Select Conor Hagan D USSF D Licence and experienced coach College playing experience
BU10 Premier Conor Hagan D USSF D Licence and experienced coach College playing experience
BU10 SelectA Frank Zardecki USSF F Licence and experienced returning coach College playing experience
BU10 SelectB Mike Cantasano
BU11 Premier Joe Behan USSF A Licence and 20 years experienced college coach Former semi professional player
BU11 Select Brian Kelly Former high and middle school coach
BU12 SelectB Elvis Gomez Grass Roots Coaching and experienced returning coach Adult and youth soccer
BU12 Premier Ray Gould EPL FA Level 2 and experienced former Crystal Palace Academy coach Former semi professional player
BU12 SelectA Edmond Kushi USSF E License and experienced returning coach Adult and youth soccer
BU13 Premier Paul Williams USSF B Waiver and experienced coach Former EPL professional and England International
BU13 Select David Pearson USSF D Licence and experienced returning coach Former semi professional player
BU14 Premier Enri Tafaj UEFA B License and experienced returning coach Former professional and Albania International
BU14 Select Jaime Cook USSF E License and experienced returning coach College Athlete
BU15 Premier Ari Rasidovic USSF D License and experienced returning coach Adult and youth soccer
BU15 SelectA Steve Borley Grass Roots Coaching and experienced coach Former semi professional player
BU16 Premier Hugo Ramirez USSF F and experienced returning coach Adult and youth soccer
BU16 Select Ray Gould EPL FA Level 2 and experienced former Crystal Palace Academy coach Former semi professional player
BU17 Premier Chris Cashion USSF C and experienced returning coach. Coached multiple State Cup final teams Adult and youth soccer
BU17 Select Jesus Mercado USSF E and experienced returning coach Adult and youth soccer

GIRL'S COACHING SLATE 2019-2020

TEAM COACH COACH LICENSE/COACH EXPERIENCE PLAYING EXPERIENCE
GU9 Premier Jim Snyder USSF D License and experienced returning coach College and adult soccer
GU10 Premier Katie Griswold USSF D License and experienced returning coach & college coaching experience Former UEFA Professional and College playing experience
GU11 Premier Jim Snyder USSF D License and experienced returning coach College and adult soccer
GU11 Select Audra Glavinskas Grass roots coaching and experienced coach Adult and youth soccer
GU12 Premier Rob Anderson USSF E/D1 License and experienced returning coach Adult and youth soccer
GU13 Premier Alissa Rogers USSF D License and experienced returning coach & FGCU coaching staff Former Professional and College playing experience
GU14 Premier Melissa Miller USSF D License and experienced returning coach College playing experience
GU14 Select John Howard USSF E License and experienced coach College playing experience
GU15 Premier Chris Cashion USSF C License and experienced returning coach. Coached multiple State Cup final teams Adult and youth soccer
GU15 Select Mike Williamson USSF E License and experienced returning coach. Last seasons sweet 16 head coach Adult and youth soccer
GU16 Premier Alissa Rogers USSF D License and experienced returning coach & FGCU coaching staff Former Professional and College playing experience
GU17 Premier Rob Astramowicz USSF D license and experienced returning coach Adult and youth soccer
GU18/19 Premier Rob Astramowicz USSF D license and experienced returning coach Adult and youth soccer

We Would Like To Thank Our Local Businesses For All Their Support During Florida Fire Juniors Tryouts.

3951 Mercantile Ave Unit AB
Naples, Fl 34104

 

239-732-6199

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12062 S. Cleveland Ave.
Ft. Myers, Fl 33907

239-939-4477

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2241 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 1
Naples, Fl 34112

239-435-7878

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Florida Fire Tryout Procedures

  • Each player needs to register for Tryouts through Gotsoccer.
  • Make sure your child wears soccer attire on the day of tryouts. Ball sizes: under 8 years old Size 3, 8-12 years old Size 4. U13 and over Size 5. Bring shin guards, water bottle and cleats.
  • Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time slot.
  • When you arrive check your child in at the check-in table. 
  • It is an absolute must that your child initially attends the session for the birth year he/she was born in – No Exceptions!!! See below for more information.
  • Your child will receive a number to wear on their Jersey or a free numbered T- shirt. Please make sure they wear either to the other tryouts attend.
  • Our check-in administrator or field marshals can assist you with which field your child will be on. 
  • Please utilize the designated seating areas set out for parents to view your child’s Tryout.

FAQ's

Q: What do I have to bring to tryouts?
A: Please make sure to bring. Dark Shirt, dark shorts and socks. A ball, shin guards and water.

Q:There are 3 Tryout dates posted - do we have to attend all of them?
A: Preferably yes, as we do anticipate large numbers. Therefore we do encourage families to attend as many as possible to allow players to showcase their talent.

Q: What if my child can only attend one Tryout due to being out of town or injury etc.?
A: Please email Paul Williams at Doc@floridafirejuniors.com as well as the respective coach with that information.

Q: What if my child wants to play up an age group?
A: Please email your request to Paul Williams at Doc@floridafirejuniors.com as well as the respective coach
with that information prior to the Tryouts. Once permission is granted it is an absolute must that your child initially attends the session for the birth year he/she was born in.

Q: What if I have a question during the Tryouts?
A: Please ask the administrators at the check in tables.

Q: How do I know whether my child made a team or not?
A: Every player Every player between 2008 and 2001 will receive a call/email from the Head Coach of the team within 48 hours after the final tryout for their age group.

Q: What is the Registration Process?
A: To secure placement on a team, players must register then select a payment plan and pay the deposit within 48 hours. Then upload a current photo of your player to their gotsoccer account.

Q: How many players will you pick for my child’s team?
A: That will depend on your child’s age group and whether we will have one or two teams. 11v11 teams have up to 18 spots available.

Q: When will the season start?
A: Official Practice Start will be August 13th.

Q: Where and when will my child’s team practice?
A: We won’t know until all teams are finalized. We have a few coaches who coach a second team and therefore we need to coordinate their schedules first. Teams typically practice at 6pm – 7.30 pm and 7.30
pm to 9 pm. Scrimmages and practice are at North Collier Regional Park, Veterans Elementary School, Veterans Park, Corkscrew Middle School and Golden Gate Community Park.

Q: What Leagues and Tournaments will my child’s team compete in?
A: FYSA Soccer League play will be determined by the technical staff shortly after the rosters have been finalized. Typical leagues are FSPL, SFU, SWFL, and STATE CUP.

Q: Are payment plans available?
A: Yes, please contact our Registrar Liz Wilroy @ registrar@floridafirejuniors.com to set up a payment plan.

Florida Fire Juniors Tryouts