Tryout FAQ

1. Who should try out for travel soccer?

Motivated players at any level of experience seeking to take their soccer skills to the next level through professional coaching and training provided at our club.  Currently, we have travel teams open to 2011 boys and 2010-2011 girls.

2. How do I sign up for tryouts?

Online registration will be available on the DC Way Academy page prior to the tryout sessions. There is no registration fee for tryouts.

 

3. What should I bring?*

Please arrive 15 to 30 minutes prior to the tryout start time to sign in and warm-up.  Players should wear cleats, shin-guards, and bring a water bottle.  Please wear a t-shirt and shorts.  Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate, adoption certificate, certificate of naturalization, or passport as sufficient proof of players age.

4. How many tryouts do I need to attend?

While DC Way Academy will hold 2 tryout dates, players only need to attend 1 tryout to be considered.

 

5. What if I am sick or injured during tryouts?

Please contact the appropriate coach/team manager and he/she will advise you on how to proceed.

 

6. What if I missed tryouts?

Please contact the appropriate coach/team manager and he/she will advise you on how to proceed.

 

7. When will I find out if I have made a team?

We will extend offers by phone and/or email in the days following the conclusion of tryouts.  Once commitments have been secured, team rosters will be formed.

 

8. If I made a team, when will I have to commit?

You will have to make a verbal commitment within 48 hours after offer.

 

9. What if I do not make a team?

There are options available to you such as camps and clinics, to help further your soccer development.  We encourage players who do not make the team to try again the following year.