2002-2006 HS Boys Academy



Queen City FC had tryouts in July for the 2002-2006 High School Boys Academy.  Those interested in play at this level with Queen City FC should be more committed to soccer and have the ability to compete at a level with a general knowledge of the game and preferably have had prior technical skill training.  We use our evaluations during tryouts to make team decisions on players in attendance. 

While we remain committed to our mission of being a flexible club that is affordable for families and is accepting of the multi-sport athlete, our expectation is that communication of absences is essential.  

Due to high numbers in our High School aged group players, we are evolving with other area clubs as is what is best practice now for these age groups in terms of HS skill development by creating a pool training environment.  During the 2019/2020 winter/spring season, we had experimented with this in training and saw success.  We will pool training with our 2 or 3 high school aged teams and during the tournament season and with our spring games we will seperate into appropriate level teams dependent upon number.  This will help us have sufficient training numbers and allow us to create a proper training environment, while challenging our players in games with the appropriate competition.  Once final team selections are made in late winter players will be placed on one roster as their primary roster.  The team groupings will look something like this:

U16 Division 2 team (predominantly 2005s and 2006s) 

U19 Division 2 team (predominantly older 05s and younger 04s)

U19 Division 1 team (predominantly 02s-higher level 04s)


Our training sessions are 90 minutes for this age group and are consistent with the four stage curriculum as laid out by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).  



At this age group, there is less cost flexibility as we have one base cost for tuition.  The training season begins on December 6th, and teams will participate in weekly team training on Sunday's at the Shelburne Field House.  Players who decide not to participate in team training on Sunday's throughout the winter due to other committments are still required to pay for the team training (which is included in tuition).  Additionally, teams at this age group will compete in two weekend tournaments, including one out of state, the Amherst Memorial Day Tournament in Amherst, New Hampshire on May 29-31st, 2020.


Spring League Teams (includes winter training - November-Late June) $690

What this includes:

- Winter team training 1/week beginning December 6th until Mid-April

- Technical training beginning during the winter in November with Senior Staff

- Spring training 2/week beginning Mid April

- Shelburne Field House indoor training facility (indoors)

- Dorset Park training facility (outdoors)

- Training jersey

- VSL Spring League Schedule (6-8 games)

- Amherst Memorial Day Tournament, Amherst, NH - (May 29-31, 2021)

- Nordic Cup - (June 19-20, 2021) or Essex United Tournament - (June 26-27, 2021)

- Paid Coaching 


GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR LEAGUE PLAY - 2002-2006 Boys Academy Play "U16" or "U19" requiring them to play in a "U16" or "U19" mixed age league:

  • U16 and U19 (11 v 11 including goalies)
  • U16 games are 40 minute halves, U19 games are 45 minute halves
  • U16 and U19 games use goal sizes 8x24(ft)
  • U16 and U19 players use size "5" soccer balls
  • General U16 and U19 Field Size is = 120yds(L)x80yds(W)









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