Casa Grande – Grande Sports Academy, Home of Real Salt Lake – Arizona Academy is pleased to announce open tryouts for local players in the state of Arizona. On Friday, May 10th from 6:30-8:30pm coaches at the Academy will hold the tryouts, free of charge, to identify talent that can contribute to our already successful U16 & U18 teams.
Over 70 student-athletes from 18 different states and 6 foreign countries live, train and compete at the highest level of youth soccer in the country at Grande Sports Academy. Our nationally recognized coaching staff embraces the unique Real Salt Lake philosophy of training which had made our program one of the top in the country. Our graduates receive college scholarships to the finest universities in the country and our 2013 graduating class will be attending: Stanford, Air Force, Marquette, Louisville, Virginia, Southern Methodist to name a few. Previous colleges also include: UCLA, Wisconsin, Clemson and many others.
Grande Sports Academy has also produced talented players who have gone on to play professionally, two players for Real Salt Lake in MLS, one with Brondby IF of the Danish Superliga League and one with Molde FK of the Norwegian Tippeligaen.
Our world-class facility and professional grade fields have earned praise from World Cup & MLS players and coaches. We have had 15 MLS teams, two U17 World Cup teams and three National teams use our facility. The fields that the professionals train on and the facilities they use are the everyday training ground for Grande Sports Academy student athletes.
As many of our past student athletes have found, enrollment in Grande Sports Academy is the most important step towards performance excellence in soccer, academics and life.
Who – Grande Sports Academy, Home of Real Salt Lake – Arizona Academy
What – Open tryout
When – Friday, May 10th from 6:30-8:30pm
Where – Grande Sports Academy, Casa Grande
Coaches – Nationally recognized coaching staff. They all played and coached at the highest levels of international, national teams, MLS and collegiate. Freddy Juarez, Mike Kraus, Ignacio Hernandez, Tony Bruce.
To RSVP please contact: Miha Kline – Director of Recruiting firstname.lastname@example.org