Select Program

How it works: A professional coach will run each Select team and all trainings with the help of qualified assistants.

Select teams will train 3 times per week.  They will play 1-2 games most weekends and will play in a tournament most seasons.

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Who is it for?

Select is the highest level of club soccer in the state for players U11 and older. Not everyone who tries out will be offered a spot. The players who make it will be challenged to compete at their maximum potential.

 

Registration -$375/season, registered each fall

Payment plans are available.

Soccer Cleats

What do you need?

Fall 2021/Spring 2022 will use the same uniforms as the prior year, and existing Select players DO NOT need a new uniform.

For Select teams, the club will reach out to you directly with a link to purchase your uniform. Please order right away to make sure you have your uniform in time. 

You also need: 

  • Shin guards

  • Soccer Cleats

  • Size 4 soccer ball (U11-12)

  • Size 5 soccer ball (U13+)

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Important Dates

Teams will be formed for the entire club year: Fall and Spring. Contact Tyger Nieters, our Technical Director, to learn more: 

td@desmoinessoccerclub.org

Hear from your coach: Early August

Practice Start: Mid-August

Games Start: Late August

Fall 2021 Tryouts

Register NOW!

See dates and times here

More Details

A professional Head Coach will run 3 practices per week.  Teams are split by birth year and gender.

How to know if your player is ready for Select soccer:

  • Tends to have more developed soccer skills than their peers

  • Tends to be more competitive, tries harder, more focused

  • Enjoys pushing themself at multiple practices per week

  • More athletic than their peers