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The Home of Youth Soccer in Ashland, Virginia


u7/u8 PRE-TRAVEL TRYOUT INFORMATION

Join us on Monday, May 20th and Wednesday, May 22nd from 5:30pm to 7pm at Poor Farm Park to try out for our U7/U8 Ashland Junior Academy, open to boys & girls born in 2017 & 2018.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR U7/U8 TRYOUTS

  • Fall season (mid-August to mid-November): 2 practices per week, in-house games

  • Winter futsal season (December to early February): 2 practices per week, participation in futsal league

  • Spring season: 2 practices per week, in-house games+scrimmages against other clubs

  • VA Beach North American Sand Soccer Championships (June 7-8, 2025): a fun year-end event with the team!

  • Overall, more than 80 practices+games included

 

Team Fee: $850

Uniform Cost: $100

Seasonal breakdown for u7/u8 pre-travel junior academy

Fall: $325 | Winter Futsal $200 | Spring+Sand Soccer | $325

Players sign up on an annual basis & families may pay in full up front for a slight discount or commit to paying on a seasonal schedule prior to each of the 3 seasons of play: Fall-Winter-Spring.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR U7/U8 TRYOUTS

Coaching Assignments:

u7/u8 Junior Academy Boys: Liam Hogan + Staff

u7/u8 Junior Academy Girls: Liam Hogan + Staff


u9/u10 TRAVEL TRYOUT INFORMATION

Join us on Tuesday, May 21st and Thursday, May 23rd from 5:30pm to 7pm at Poor Farm Park to tryout for a spot on our u9-u10 Boys & Girls travel teams:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR U9/U10 TRYOUTS

– U9 Ashland 2016 Boys

– U9 Ashland 2016 Girls

– U10 Ashland 2015 Boys

– U10 Ashland 2015 Girls 

Our u9/u10 travel program includes:

  • Fall season (mid-August to mid-November): 2 practices per week, 2 7v7 fall tournaments

  • Winter futsal season (December to early February): 2 practices per week, participation in futsal league

  • Spring season: 2 practices per week, 1 7v7 tournament

  • VA Beach North American Sand Soccer Championships (June 7-8, 2025): a fun year-end event with the team!

  • Overall, more than 120 practices+games included

 

Team Fee: $1250

Uniform Cost: $100

Seasonal breakdown for u9 & u10 travel teams

Fall: $500 | Winter Futsal $250 | Spring+Sand Soccer | $500

Players sign up on an annual basis & families may pay in full up front for a slight discount or commit to paying on a seasonal schedule prior to each of the 3 seasons of play: Fall-Winter-Spring.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR U9/U10 TRYOUTS

Coaching Assignments:

u9 2016 Boys: Liam Hogan

u9 2016 Girls: To be announced

u10 2015 Boys: Connor Wilson

u10 2015 Girls: To be announced

u11/u12 TRAVEL TRYOUT INFORMATION

Join us on Tuesday, June 11th and Thursday, June 13th from 5:30pm to 7pm at Poor Farm Park to tryout for a spot on our u11-u12 Boys travel teams:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR U11/U12 TRYOUTS

– U11 Ashland 2014 Boys

– U12 Ashland 2013 Boys

Team Fee: $1250

Uniform Cost: $100

Seasonal breakdown for u11 & u12 travel teams

Fall: $500 | Winter Futsal $250 | Spring+Sand Soccer | $500

Players sign up on an annual basis & families may pay in full up front for a slight discount or commit to paying on a seasonal schedule prior to each of the 3 seasons of play: Fall-Winter-Spring.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR U11/U12 TRYOUTS

u11 2014 Boys: Dustin Zedaker

u12 2013 Boys: Connor Wilson

Important Notes: 

– The only hotel trip required for the year will be VA Beach

Sand Soccer from June 7-8, 2025.

– We will always aim to keep games and events within 1.5 hours of Poor Farm Park or provide ample notice ahead of time.

 

ADDITIONAL TRAVEL TEAMS (MORE DETAILS COMING SOON)

u13 2012 Boys – Marshall Hubbard

u15 2010 Boys – Jason Gill

ADDITIONAL TOURNAMENT TEAMS (MORE DETAILS COMING SOON)
u15 2010 Boys & Girls –Tom Lynch

– Director of Youth Development, Liam Hogan, will oversee our competitive development programs and work with coaches to ensure that our team’s are well aligned with our club’s high standards.

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About Director Liam Hogan
 
Liam Hogan is a highly experienced soccer developer with a passion for teaching young players and helping them reach their full potential. With over 8 years of coaching experience, he has a proven track record of success in a wide array of soccer spaces, having launched multiple new programs around Virginia, led teams to numerous tournament championships and consistently fostered environments where positive lifelong memories are formed.
 
Hogan’s playing experience includes:
 
· Varsity Captain, Battlefield High School(6A), Haymarket, VA
· u17 Virginia State Cup Champion with Loudoun Soccer Club 
· VA Olympic Development Program player, District & State team levels 
· Collegiate player at Hampden-Sydney & Randolph Macon College
· Virginia Amateur State Cup Champion (2019) 
· US Open Professional Beach Soccer, Shaka Boys (2019)
· Wide range of experiences with & against semi-professional opponents from USL League Two, National Premier Soccer League, & United Premier Soccer League
 
Hogan’s coaching experience includes:
 
· Camp Coach, Dutch Soccer School (2009-2012)
· Student Assistant Coach, Randolph Macon College Men’s Soccer Team (2017,2019)
· Travel Coach, Richmond Strikers Youth Soccer Club (2020-2023) 
· Assistant Director – Boys Advanced Development, Richmond Strikers Youth Soccer Club (2022-2023)
· Futsal Coach, Richmond Strikers Futsal, (2020-2023)
· Head Coach, Ashland Town FC (2020-2022)
· Volunteer Coach, Maranatha FC Senior Team (tier 3 professional) & Youth academy in Labone, Ghana (2023)
· Camp Coach, CNU Salty Dog Summer Camps, Newport News & Cape Hatteras (2023)
· u6, u8, & u10 Coach, Ashland Youth Soccer League (2023-Present)
 
In addition to playing & coaching, Liam has also been involved in the following;
 
· President, Ashland Youth Soccer League (2023-Present)
 · Founder, Northern Virginia United FC, National Premier Soccer League Franchise (2018)
· Founder & President, Ashland Town FC (2020-Present)
· Winner, Dominion Energy Innovation Center’s Center Street Pitch Competition, student division (2020)
· Board Member, Luke Messick Futbol Charities, Inc (2021-Present)
· Media Coverage/Support Staff, Christos FC National Amateur Cup Championship, Tampa, FL (2018) 
· Consultant, Hatteras Island FC (2023-Present)
· Intern, Blue Ridge Sports, aided in the planning & development of the $7M Loudoun Soccer Park (2010-2011)
· Town of Ashland Community Leadership Academy (2024)
 
Hogan’s coaching philosophy emphasizes:
 
· Enjoyment of practices & games
· Soccer IQ & pattern recognition 
· Teamwork & friendship 
· Resilience
· Creativity 
· Pursuit of excellence 
 
Hogan holds the following coaching licenses, degrees and certifications:
 
-Business Management Degree, Randolph-Macon College 
-Level 1 US Youth Futsal Certification
-3Four3 Coaching Primer Course 
-SafeSport Certified 
 
Liam Hogan is truly dedicated to creating a positive and supportive team environment, and is excited to lead the Ashland Youth Soccer League travel teams toward great long term outcomes.

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About the Competitive Development Program:

Pre-travel & Travel programs are for players & families seeking a more immersive soccer experience. Our travel program will seek out regional competition that fosters creative thinking, teamwork, & leadership. With a higher level of commitment, our players are motivated to push themselves to new heights, developing an independent sense of skill & confidence that will help them to succeed both on & off the field.

Our goal is to nurture creative, confident, & enthusiastic players who will become leaders in their communities.

We launched a travel program specifically because we aim to;

– Develop an effective environment for players to develop advanced soccer skills

– Encourage teamwork, sportsmanship, & love of the game

– Foster a culture of excellence, discipline, & respect

– Prepare players for success in soccer, school & beyond
– Produce players to help our senior teams compete & win in the future at the highest levels possible

If you feel that our program could be a good fit for your child, we hope to see you at tryouts!

If you have any questions about our competitive development programs, please contact Youth Development Director, Liam Hogan via [email protected]


SPRING 2024 TOURNAMENT TEAM INFO

VA Super Cup Club Schedules (u8, u10, u12, u14)

VA Super Cup Rules

North American Sand Soccer Championships Website

Scroll to the bottom of the page to find registration listings for our spring 2024 tournament teams...

Coaches
u8 Hogan
u10 Zedaker
u12 Hubbard
u14 Gill

Once you sign up, you will be placed on the waitlist and then approved by an admin

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