Supplemental Tryouts

Tryouts

We will hold Supplemental Tryouts:

  • Wednesday, May 25th
    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm: 2012-2008 Birth Years (Boys & Girls)
    • 7:00 - 8:30 pm: 2007-2004 Birth Years (Boys & Girls)
    • Vinyard Park East | 151 Berkley Road NE, Roanoke, VA 24012  MAP>>

*Bring a ball & water

*Players that tried out already DO NOT need to attend supplemental tryouts
*Tryouts are only for Valley United teams, not for Virginia United, FC teams

To register for the 2022-23 Supplemental Tryouts click on the "Register Now" button. All players must register!!

Unable to attend? Contact Cory Carroll

Questions? Contact Us

Valley United & New River United Alliance

Valley United Tryouts

*NEWS* - Valley United & New River United Announce Alliance

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Common Questions

Q&A

Q. Do players have to register for tryouts?
A. Yes! ALL players who wish to play this fall with Valley United or the Alliance must register.  

Q. When are the Valley United and The Virginia United Alliance Tryouts?

  • U11-U12: Tryouts are only for Valley United teams and will be done in Roanoke. Dates & times are listed above.
  • U13-U19: Tryouts for U13 to U19 are combined at the Exact same time with the same coach evaluators.  If your child wishes to play this coming season they need to attend and register for tryouts.  Dates & times are listed above.


Q. How are alliance players selected?

  • Alliance players will be selected by the coaching staff from both NRU and Valley United. The technical coaching staff from NRU and Valley United will also ask experienced and reputable coaches outside of the two clubs to help evaluate with the tryout process. 
  • Players will be evaluated based on their Physical, Technical (Functional Skill at Game Speed), Tactical (Game Understanding and Player Intelligence) and Psychological (Social and Emotional Attributes) qualities as they relate to their potential and the player pool at the tryouts.
  • The Coaching Staff for the coming year (if decided at this point for a team), the Technical Directors, and the Directors of Coaching from both clubs will select the teams. Input can be, and often is, taken from the previous year’s coaches where appropriate.


Q. Does my child have to tryout for an alliance team?
A. All players will tryout on the same date and locations for both alliance and home-based teams and are encouraged to attend all tryout dates.

Q. If my child doesn't make an alliance team, where do they play?
A. Each club will work to place players that don’t make an alliance team on a home-based team with training at their home club.

Q. If I am selected for the Alliance team, can I opt out to play for a local Roanoke Valley United based team? 
A. Yes, we will work with you to find the best placement for each player and family.

Q. What is the expectation for tryouts attendance? 
A. It is highly encouraged to attend all tryout dates but we understand you may have conflicts.  Please communicate with Cory Carroll if you have conflicts.

Q. What are the expectations for Roanoke based Valley United teams (U11, U12 and Roanoke based teams)? 
A. The same expectations as previous years.  Training 2 nights per week with an optional 3rd night technical. All training is in Roanoke.   

Q. What is the expectation for Alliance teams?  
A. 3 nights of training with 2 of those in Roanoke and one expected in the New River Valley.           

Q. What leagues will our teams play in?
A. U13-U19 Alliance teams will play in the ECNL Regional League. We will communicate shortly where our remaining teams will play.

Q. What is the price for Valley United home based teams and the Alliance teams?  
A. We are joining new leagues and all this information is still fluid.  When we know all the variables and input costs which will be prior to team placement and selection we will communicate the price and fee structure.

Valley United 2022-23 Age Chart

2022-23 Tryouts

 


Birth Year


2012


2011


2010


2009


2008


2007


2006


2005


2004


Age Group


U11


U12


U13


U14


U15


U16


U17


U18


U19

 

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