Competitive Program Summary

FC NOVA Program is designed for boys and girls falling into the U13 through U19 age groups. FC NOVA's Directors direct the program in accordance with NOVA competitive program standards. The FC NOVA program is the focal period for competitive soccer programming and offers players the opportunity to learn developmental, competitive/development and results aspects of the game from nationally licensed coaches and staff. The players in this program will be provided with DAILY professional training from the FC NOVA Directors and Age Group Technical Staff coaches.

The FC Nova competitive opportunities are broken into the following programs:

FC Nova Competitive Programs

Program Age Groups Director Email TryOut Info Additional Info
FCN Gunners Program U9-U10 B/G  Geoff Poole Geoff.poole@fcnova.org

Tryouts

Click Gunners
FCN Academy Program U11-U12 B/G Brad Mauzerall Brad.mauzerall@fcnova.org

Tryouts

Click Academy
FC Competitive Program U13-U19 B/G

Eric Simmonsen

Gavin Kempe

Eric.simmonsen@fcnova.org

Gavin.kempe@fcnova.org

Tryouts Click Competitive
ECNL U14-U18G Eric Simmonsen Eric.simmonsen@fcnova.org Tryouts Click ECNL

Players are formed in an FC NOVA age groups to play locally. Within those age groups, players are assessed for additional levels/opportunities of play. These levels of play include, but are not limited to local D3 competitive league, Northwest Champions League (NWCL), Western College Development Association (WCDA), Elite Club National League (ECNL) and other local, regional and national events.

Players in the FC NOVA level of play participate in the area/state IYSA leagues, along with other inter-league (vElite) opportunities as assessed. FC NOVA age groups have a slate of age/level appropriate in-state and out of state tournaments/showcases for opportunities matching all levels of play within the age group. There are ongoing assessments/evaluations for U13-U19 FC NOVA placement annually in each age group with the focus on "earning" additional opportunities being facilitated at U13 and above within this program level.

At the completion of the FC NOVA age group programming levels, the players will have developed the skills and insight necessary to have opportunities at the next cycle's age group Invites/Events, Olympic Development Program, US Club id2, Puma Elite Showcase, High School, Collegiate and Professional levels of play.