Tuscaloosa United Soccer Club’s Competitive Program is for players U12-U19 or 11-18 years old. Competitive teams play within the Alabama Soccer Association State League and compete for Alabama State Championships and the opportunity to attend USYS Regional Championships each summer.
Coached by our highly qualified, professional coaching staff, competitive teams practice twice a week, compete in league games, and have the opportunity to attend tournaments each season.
Tryouts are held each spring for players who would like to be considered for a competitive team. This is a great opportunity for your child to compete with players of similar ability and commitment level and enjoy an excellent experience with youth soccer.
Tuscaloosa United Soccer Club’s Academy Program is designed for boys and girls U9-U12 or 8-11 years old. Academy teams play within the Development League (D-League) sponsored by Legion FC, the new USL professional team in Birmingham, AL. The program has been created to promote player development over team development in a child centered environment in an effort to increase enjoyment and retention. The priorities are safety, fun, development and love of the game of soccer.
The Academy is led by Coach Barry Spitzer, Executive Director of Tuscaloosa United Soccer Club. Coach Spitzer brings over 34 years of experience in youth athletics, an US Soccer A-License, a Premier Diploma and many more certifications. Coached by our highly qualified, professional coaching staff, the academy practices twice a week, competes in D-League games, and has the opportunity to attend tournaments each season.
Invitation to participate in the Academy is offered through player evaluation sessions held each spring and winter. This is a great opportunity for your child to compete with players of similar ability and commitment level and enjoy an excellent experience with youth soccer.