Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 09:43
Maryland Rush Super Y League
Maryland Rush Y-League teams are for high level, dedicated players looking to gain regional and possible national exposure by competing in the Mid Atlantic Division over the course of late spring and summer. The top teams will move on to compete in the National Championships in Tampa, FL in November 2013. Teams train twice a week and play in an 8-16 game league.
What to bring to a tryout:
10 Commandments Park Address:
17461 Mill Branch Place Bowie Maryland
* Call back dates to be announced
** Maryland Rush is expecting to field the following teams:
Boys U12,U13, U14,U15
Girls U13, U15 Girls.
What is the Super Y-league?
The Super Y-League is a professionalized system that is the first step for developing youth soccer players in North America. Affiliated with US Soccer.
Which Clubs compete in the Super Y-League?
Over 100 clubs throughout North America compete annually for a Continental Championship. This year, Maryland Rush will compete in the Mid Atlantic Region. The clubs are as follows: Real Maaryland (MD), Richmond Kickers (VA), Hampton Roads Piranhas (VA), Meck Union (NC) and SC Fredericksburg (VA), NOVA (VA)
When does the Super Y-League season run?
The season consists of approximately 8 - 12 games. The majority of games are played during the summer from June to August, with the North American Finals being held every November.
What are the age brackets for the Super Y-League?
There will be teams from U13 through U17 and Super 20's for both boys and girls. The Super Y-League uses the same age brackets defined by birth date as the USYSA (Aug 1 to July 31). The age bracket you currently participate in with your club would be the appropriate age bracket for tryouts.
How do I register for tryouts?
for Super Y League team tryouts. Preliminary tryouts begin in January and final tryouts are in March. If there are additional spaces for available players, additional tryouts may occur. If you are interested in a tryout for one of the teams, please send your name to the e-mail listed above.
How many players will be selected for each Super Y-League team?
Depending on the quality of each tryout group, 20 - 26 players will be selected. The players will compete for the 18-player roster that will be selected for each game day. These selections fill the most competitive 18-man roster and while still allowing players to take some time off during the summer months for vacations. This summer league provides a competitive training environment for all players.
What is the commitment?
Training will start at the beginning of June and continue through the first week in August. Ideally, practices will be at least twice a week, but based upon age of team and league schedule, will be at the discretion of the coach.
What if Y-League conflicts with the club team?
By design, the program is not to compete with the club teams, but rather complement them. In the case of a conflict, the player will be encouraged to go to their respective club’s activity; however, the final decision lies with the player and parent.
Where will the teams train and play home games?
Both training and home games will primarily take place in Bowie and Severna Park, Maryland; however, other facilities and fields may be used as necessary.
Who will coach and train the teams?
Maryland Rush will choose high level coaches from throughout the region and players will be trained by guest trainers during the season.
What uniforms will the Super Y-League teams use?
Super Y-League uniforms are included in the player’s fees. Each player will receive a uniform kit from the official uniform supplier of Adidas.
How much is the Super Y-League fee?
The total fee per player is $550
This $550 fee includes:
• Coach Fee
• Trainer Fee
• Player Uniforms
• Team Equipment
• Referee Game Fee
• Referee Assignor Fee
• Field Rental Fee
• League Registration Fee
• Club Fee
• Club Registrar
• Club Administration
• Website Manager
• Regional Administration
• ODP Identification