Tryouts & Practice

Tryouts
 

SC Gjøa Youth Soccer Travel Tryouts for the 2019/20 season (which begins late August 2019) are set for April 28th, May 3rd, 5th, 7th and 10th for both Girls and Boys born 2001-2013. 

You must register for 2019/20 Tryouts to participate. When registering, please indicate which tryout date you plan to attend. Players should attend only one tryout, not multiple. 
 
Register here.

Note: for selected players our U7/2013 Travel Soccer program is FREE, and our U8/2012 program is heavily discounted. For more info on our U7/U8 programs click here.
 
Girls and Boys Born in 2013-2012
Sunday, April 28th, 12-1pm  Dyker Turf Field
Sunday, May 5th, 1:30-2:30pm  Dyker Turf Field
Tuesday, May 7th, 4.30-5.30pm, Red Hook Fields
 
Girls and Boys Born In 2011-2010
Sunday, April 28th, 12-1pm  Dyker Turf Field
Sunday, May 5th, 1:30-2:30pm  Dyker Turf Field
Friday, May 3rd, 6-7pm, Red Hook Fields
 
Girls and Boys Born In 2009-2007
Sunday, April 28th, 1-2pm  Dyker Turf Field
Sunday, May 5th, 2:30-3:30pm  Dyker Turf Field
Friday, May 3rd, 7-8pm, Red Hook Fields 
 
Girls and Boys Born in 2006-2005
Sunday, April 28th, 2-3pm  Dyker Turf Field
Sunday, May 5th, 3:30-4:30pm  Dyker Turf Field
Friday, May 10th, 6-7pm, Red Hook Fields 
 
Girls and Boys Born In 2004-2001
Sunday, April 28th, 2-3pm  Dyker Turf Field
Sunday, May 5th, 3:30-4:30pm  Dyker Turf Field
Friday, May 10th, 7-8pm, Red Hook Fields
 
Register for tryouts here
 
Tryouts are for all potential Travel Soccer players NOT currently rostered to a Gjøa Travel team.

Please arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of your time slot to check-in. Bring water, soccer clothing and cleats, and an inflated age-appropriate ball. 
 
For outdoor practice the fields we use are typically Parade Grounds, Red Hook, Pier 5 and Sunset Park, indoor practices are all at The Socceroof. All our home games are on Dyker Turf Field, but we do not practice at this location.
 

For more information about our travel soccer programs click here.

Questions about the Tryouts? Email Director of Youth Soccer Lee Kellett at lee@gjoa.org.

Questions about Registrations? Email register@gjoa.org.

 
Please share with any friends who may be interested in joining Brooklyn's best non-profit youth travel soccer club!

 
Training Calendar
 
SC Gjøa Youth Soccer holds practice sessions in a number of locations around South Brooklyn including the Parade Grounds, Red Hook Fields, Dyker Beach Park, Leif Ericson Park and more. Typically, Travel teams practice twice a week outdoors in fall and spring, and once a week indoors in winter. Premier teams practice three times a week in fall and spring, and twice a week in winter. The Gjøa Youth Development Program (professional coaching without league games) is held once a week in fall and spring.
 
Here are important dates for 2018/2019:

Wed and Thu, September 5 and 6: Travel and Premier practice schedules begin.


Mon and Tue , September 10 and 11: 
Rosh Hashanah - all practice sessions are ON for those that can attend.


Wednesday, September 19: 
Yom Kippur - all practice sessions are ON for those that can attend.


Monday, October 8: 
Columbus Day - no practices.


Wednesday, October 31: 
Halloween - all practice sessions are ON for those that can attend.


Monday, November 5: practices move indoors (tentative, Coach or Team Admins will confirm).


Tuesday, November 6: 
Election Day - all practice sessions are ON for those that can attend.


Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23: 
Thanksgiving - no practices.


Monday, December 24 through Monday, January 1: 
Holiday Recess - no practices. Resume Tuesday, January 2.


Monday, January 21: 
MLK Day - all practice sessions are ON for those that can attend.


Monday, February 18 through Friday, February 22: 
Midwinter Recess - no practices. Resume Monday, February 25.


Monday, March 18: practices move outdoors (tentative, Coach or Team Admins will confirm)


Friday, April 19 through Friday, April 26: Spring Recess - no practices. Resume Monday, April 29

Monday, May 27: Memorial Day - no practices.

Monday, June 3: Eid al-Fitr - all practice sessions are ON for those that can attend.


Wed, Thu and Fri, June 5, 6 and 7: last practice dates for spring 2018 (tentative, Coach or Team Admins will confirm).


This schedule is subject to change. Please check back here and on our home page for changes and cancellations.