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 at least one tournament each season.

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Who is it for?

Select is the highest level of club soccer in the state for players 11U-19U. 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 - $385 (HS Only), $770 (8th Grade & Younger Year Round)

Payment plans are available.

Soccer Cleats

What do you need?

Fall 2022/Spring 2023 we will be entering a new two year uniform cycle, so each Select player will need to purchase a new uniform. 

For Select players, 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 July

Practice Start: Early Aug

Games Start: Late Aug/Early Sept (Fall), Late Mar/Early April (Spring)

Select Tryouts Have Concluded. 

Please contact Select Director Tyger Nieters if you missed tryouts and are still interested in playing.

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