Selection Process: The open tryout is 8am-10am December 2 2018. Players identified will be invited to the final tryout Monday Dec 3 4:30-6:30pm. Official offers will be presented to players at the end of Monday night. In some cases players may be provided an official offer after the Open Tryout.
Team composition: The FOG U14 teams practice together however will be focused on two age classes. Players born Sept 1 to Dec 31 2004 and players born from Jan 1 to August 30 2005. Younger players who excel can be offered a spot with the older age group.
Program: The FOG U14 program is focused on Train to Train (LTAD). Mastery of basic skills and development of higher level tactics is the focus. FOG is pleased to partner with Ei Athlete and Canada Plays for both mental training as well as functional development. In addition, an introduction to Team Alberta expectations and training for 15 yr. old players will be implemented. In addition, our teams practice 3 sessions per week. Multi-Sport Athletes are encouraged and accommodated for this program.
Competition: FOG U14 teams will play in the Go League plus all Premiers and Provincials. In addition, both teams will be entered into the Nationals hosted here in Edmonton.
Post Season Play: Each of the teams will travel to either the 2019 Border Smackdown Tournament in Spokane WA or the U15 Nationals in Regina.
Costs: The Club dues will be $1300 and include all Registration and Entry fees for competitions held in Alberta. In addition, some apparel and all costs related to Ei Athlete and Canada Plays are included.
NOTE: Travel Expenses and optional team gear are not included in the entry fee.
Head Coach: Michael Perra
Assistant Coach: Cherry Vanderhoek, Shabir Ladha, and Nigel Stock