Coaches looking for elite U13 & U14 athletes

Coaches looking for elite U13 & U14 athletes

[February 13, 2020 – Harmon, Guam] Elite youth soccer selection head coaches continue to search for Guam’s top youth soccer athletes with a second day of tryouts set for Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.

All youth soccer athletes desiring to represent Guam in international competition are welcome to register and attend try out sessions. Coaches held its first day of tryouts on Feb. 9 and welcome more for Sunday’s session. Sang Hoon Kim, Bryan Cadiz, and Kimberly Sherman have been named U13 Boys, U14 Boys, and U14 Girls Elite Selection Head Coaches, respectively.

“We really want to make sure every youth soccer athlete in Guam who has the passion to play at high levels has the opportunity to try out for selection to Guam’s elite selection team,” said Kim, who also is the GFA Technical Director. “We saw over 100 players on the first day of tryouts for Guam’s U13 Boys, U14 Boys, and U14 Girls elite selection teams, and we want to see even more this Sunday.”

All male athletes born in 2006 are welcome to register to try out for the Guam U14 Boys elite selection team and those born in 2007 and 2008 for the Guam U13 team. Girls born in 2006, 2007, or 2008 are welcome to register to try out for Guam’s U14 Girls Elite Selection team.

All athletes must check in by 8 a.m. Sunday with try out sessions beginning promptly at 9 a.m.

There is no cost to register or attend try out sessions. Athletes registered must wear a white sports shirt, black shorts and soccer socks. If athletes choose to wear compression shirts and sliders, these must be worn under their sports shirts and shorts. Cleats are part of the required attire and all athletes must bring hydration beverages.

Registration is online and the form is accessible on https://guamfa.com by clicking on the Youth Elite Tryout Registration Web banner on the Web site. Registration closes at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15.

Athletes selected from tryouts to train for each team will be notified by Feb. 19, with the first day of training with respective coaches Feb. 28. The GFA Technical Department is aiming to organize at least two international competitions for the teams during the year, in Guam and abroad.

For more information, call the GFA Main Office at 637-4321 or send an E-mail message to technical@theguamfa.com

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U14 Girls Elite Selection Team Head Coach Kimberly Sherman explains an activity during a team try out session on Feb. 9 at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in this file photo. Coaches will be holding a second day of try out sessions Sunday with check in at 8 a.m. Registration is online at https://guamfa.com

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Coach Michael Crowley, wearing blue shirt, explains the next activity during a Guam Elite Youth Selection team try out session on Feb. 9 at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in this file photo. Coaches will be holding a second day of try out sessions Sunday with check in at 8 a.m. Registration is online at https://guamfa.com

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U14 Boys Elite Selection Team Head Coach Bryan Cadiz, wearing black hat and jacket, works with players on objectives for one part of a team try out session on Feb. 9 at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in this file photo. Coaches will be holding a second day of try out sessions Sunday with check in at 8 a.m. Registration is online at https://guamfa.com

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Coach Mark Chargualaf works with players on objectives for one part of a Guam Elite Youth Selection team try out session on Feb. 9 at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in this file photo. Coaches will be holding a second day of try out sessions Sunday with check in at 8 a.m. Registration is online at https://guamfa.com