The Ga Riptide 18U has decided to field 2 teams for the Spring of 2012.
Tryouts will be held at Adams Park in Kennesaw, Ga for both teams on:
Thursday 8/11 7:00-8:30 field 4
Tuesday 8/16 7:00-8:30 field 3
Sunday 8/21 2:00-4:00 field 4
This will be a compilation of 10 to 11 elite players that have the intent of playing at the collegiate level within the next 2 years.
The coaches/leaders of this team will concentrate on marketing each player to colleges through:
a) Constructing and updating profiles
b) Building a constant regimen of communication through email
c) Direct contact with college coaches and recruiters
d) Giving the players every opportunity to showcase their abilities through playing in Showcase/Exposure tournaments throughout the Region/Country
This Fall, the Ga Riptide is planning on playing in the following Showcases, but can change based on availability
October 28-30 - Chattanooga Fall Showcase
November 11-13 Champions Showcase (West Cobb)
November 18-20 – Southern Star Showcase (Savannah)
This team will be a compilation of 11-13 elite players that have the intent of participating in tournaments at the A/B level and may or may not have the goal of playing at the collegiate level.
The coaches/leaders of this team will concentrate on honing the skills and strategies of winning at an elite level through:
a) Organized practices
b) 2-3 tournaments a month during the summer
c) Agility/skills training
This Fall, the Ga Riptide Tournament team is planning on playing in 1-2 tournaments yet to be determined.
A player may decide to play on the Showcase team, but not on the Tournament team. If their other travel team permits them, they may choose to play Tournaments with them and choose to play Showcases with the Ga Riptide.
Also, a player may decide to play on the Tournament team, but not the Showcase team, it is solely up to the player.