Elite Academy (U9-U11)


TUSC is a participating club in the Alabama Soccer Association Youth Academy.

The program is designed to promote player development over team development in a child centered environment in an effort to increase enjoyment and retention.

For more information on the ASA Youth Academy please click here.

Invitation to participate in the Academy is offered through player evaluation sessions held each summer.

This program is coached by highly qualified, credentialed, and professional individuals.



Registration for this program is by invitation only.  Registration is available online and in person at any Tuscaloosa County PARA Office during office hours (8a-5p, M-F).

The fee for the Elite program is $375 per participant plus an additional team fee to be determined at the beginning of each season.  Team fees vary based on travel and tournamnet participation.  The registration fee and team fee include all practices, games, tournaments, travel, and administrative costs.  Uniforms are not covered in these fees.  Fees are paid each fall and spring.

Payment Options

Option 1:Registration fee ($75) must be paid up front.  Program fee may be paid at time of registration for a total of $375.

Option 2: Credit Card and signed payment agreement required.  Registration fee ($75) must be paid at time of registraton.  Remaning $300 will be drafted from credit card on file in two payments of $150, February 5 and March 5.

All players must present a signed letter of committment each season to PARA acklowedging their committment to cover all fees associated with this program.

Uniforms for the Elite program are purchased directly from Soccer.com.  Participants will recieve an email from Soccer.com detailing how to order their uniforms as needed.



Academy teams have variable schedules that include multiple practices and games per week.  Generally, practices are held three times per week at Sokol North Complex.  Travel is required as away games are held at various sites across Alabama along with home games at Sokol North Complex.  Teams may schedule additional practices as team needs or game schedules require.