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SYC Pride United is a Premier Elite Level Team
NOW, Fully Integrated with CaptainU!
Please CLICK LINK: http://www.sycprideunited.com/members/roster.aspx
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United's Showcase Slate includes:
- Annandale Girls Spring Showcase (Feb 28 - March 2)
- Jefferson Cup (March 14-16)
- Baltimore Mania (March 29-30)
- Southern Soccer Showcase (April 12-13)
- Virginian Elite Showcase - SYC club tourney (May 24-25)
(United competes in 8-10 tournaments annually)
- Annandale Premier Cup (December 7-8) - Premier Level - COMPETITOR
- Capital Fall Classic, Richmond Strikers (November 16-17) - Premier Level - FINALIST
- VA State Cup 2013 (October 26-27) - Final '4' - SEMIFINALIST
- WAGS Rael Vodicka Memorial (October 12-14) - Showcase III Level - FINALIST
- OBGC Capital Cup (Labor Day) - Premier Level - COMPETITOR
- Mid-Atlantic Cup (July 13-14) - Elite Level - CHAMPION
- Virginian Elite Showcase (May 25-27) - Premier Gold - COMPETITOR
- Baltimore Mania - Championship Level - COMPETITOR
- Twin City Friendlies (January 25-27) - Premier (white) Level - CHAMPION
- Annandale Cup (Dec 1-2) - Premier Level - COMPETITOR
- Strikers Capital Fall Classic (Nov 17-18) - Premier Level - COMPETITOR
- WAGS Rael Vodicka Memorial (Oct 6-8) - B Flight - COMPETITOR
- VA State Cup (Sept 15) - COMPETITOR
- OBGC Capital Cup (Sept 1-3) - Premier Level: SEMIFINALIST
- Mid-Atlantic Cup (July 14-15, 2012) - Premier Level: FINALIST
other recent results...
- The Virginian (May 26-27, 2012) - Premier Gold Level: SEMIFINALIST
- Virginia State Cup (Spring) - 'SWEET' 16 FINISH
- Baltimore Mania (March 24-25, 2012) - Classic Level: CHAMPION
- Kickers Ultimate Cup (February 24-26, 2012) - Elite Level: CHAMPION
- Spirit United Kickoff Classic (August 27-28, 2011) - Premier Level: Cancelled for Weather
- OBGC Capital Cup (September 3-5, 2011) - Elite Level: Competitor
- WAGS (October 8-9, 2011) - B Flight: Competitor
- Strikers Capital Fall Classic (November 12-13, 2011) - Premier Level: Competitor
League Play: Fall 2013, United competed in WAGS (Washington Area Girls Soccer League) DIVISION 1.
* Spring 2014, United will "sit out" of league play to allow players to focus on the "High School Experience" as well as select Showcase Tournaments *
United Trains Year-Round on any one of SYC'S FIVE LIGHTED TURF FIELDS.
The Year-Round Player Development Program includes:
- Hosting 'off-season' Round-Robin Scrimmages against the NATION'S BEST SIDES.
- Intensive Foot-speed Development, both cone and ladder-work (Dec-Feb)
- Total-Body Fitness, including specific injury-prevention focus with yoga (Year-Round)
- Competitive Turf Indoor, without using the walls (Feb-March)
- Super-Y, during middle school years // Mid-Summer Tournament Play & Tuesday Night Under the Lights (summers)
- 5day/15hour Team Camp, planned & taught by the Head Coach (August) - 2012's camp finished with an overnight at UVA, including a coach tour // 2013's camp finished with an overnight at VA Tech, including a coach tour.
- Watching 1 Top-Level Match per week on Television, incl. Individual Player Analysis (Year-Round) - that's over 100 hours per year!
- Customized, Written Player Dev't Plans for each player, 50-point Coach/Player/Parent Conference Evaluations (Jan & July)
- Private 1-on-1 Goalkeeper Training, coordinated and integrated with Team Training (Year-round!)
- Technical Skills Benchmarking, employing the Head Coach's own Project 50 Methodology (Year-Round)
- Periodic Rules-Compliant Training Sessions with College Coaches (2012 included training with 2 local D1 coaches AND a campus tour by another D1 coach!)
- Constant Social Media "buzz" maintained on the team's private Facebook Page, including each player's workout updates, weekly SocceronTV listings, and a constant stream of "snapshots!"
- Positive, Constructive Feedback for each individual player (Year-Round!)
Nationally Licensed Coach (NSCAA Adv'd Nat'l, USSF B) Stu Pierson maintains a long-term commitment to the Pride. With nearly twenty years head coaching experience, his teams have enjoyed great success, winning championships at multiple levels, including the semipro Hispanic Leagues, boys & girls high school (twice voted DAC Coach of the Year), and travel. Coach Pierson's philosophy and approach may be found at his website: http://www.strikepartner.com. Coach Pierson's coaching "network" results in regular visits and guest training sessions from some of Northern Virginia's most respected professionals, including local college coaches.
Nationally Licensed Coach (NSCAA Goalkeeper I&II, USSF D) Coree Reuter conducts weekly goalkeeper training for the United and Fire keepers, provides match & training coverage when needed, and, as a former college player, offers valuable mentoring and advice. Coach Reuter is pursuing her Masters Degree to become an Athletic Trainer at Shenandoah University, where she formerly served as an assistant for the womens soccer staff.
SYC Pride United encourages and welcomes players wishing to compete at the Premier Elite level to guest train with the team. Players (born on/after 8/1/1997) wanting to “Guest Train” with the United should email Coach Pierson at pi ... @gmail.com with an indication of interest as well as a brief player history, including playing experience, position played, and other achievements, such as WAGS Division played and/or ODP.
All other SYC Pride United inquiries should be directed to Manager Betsy Wason at bl ... @verizon.net
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