Westfield Soccer Association

UCFC Update

March 2021

UCFC Update

Dear Union County FC Players and Parents,

It's great to finally be back out on the fields.  Many teams have tournaments coming up already, so let's cross our fingers for an extended period of nice weather.  We have a very busy spring schedule planned, including multiple tournaments, for every team.  We plan to stay "local" for our tournaments through the spring season, but as always, we ask you to remain flexible.  None of the late season tournaments are official booked yet, so things can still change.

Tryouts

This season we plan to hold our tryouts in late April.  The tryouts will return to a more normal format similar to years past.  Our U12 and U13 teams will have 2 tryout dates, while our U14 and older teams will have one.  We will be asking potential players train with teams in place of the second tryouts, something we have done in the past with positive results.  Our teams have a lot going on with packed schedules, so we do not have final dates yet.  As soon as we do, we will post everything to our social media accounts and web page.  

UCFC College Recruitment Panel Discussion

This past Monday, 3/1, UCFC held its 6th annual "College Recruitment Panel Discussion". The panel were put together with the intention of being able to consider college recruitment from multiple angles. We had coaches from D1 and D3 schools on both the men's and women's side of the game. A UCFC coach with experience as a D1 player as well as time as a D3 coach. On top of this, we had a former UCFC player share his personal recruitment experience, which included transferring, twice.

The panel shared knowledge and experience on a whole array of topics including; how and when to start the recruitment process, finding the right college, creating highlight videos, college ID camps; and much more! 

In case you weren't able to attend the live discussion, we will be following up with the full-recording as soon as we have it ready to go!

If you have any questions regarding our expanding College Recruitment Program, please contact Dan Severn at dsevern@unioncountyfc.com

 

See you on the fields and good luck with the season!

Jason Ianuzzi
VP Union County FC