News and Announcements
For Team Chicago players looking for additional training during the winter, WAA offers futsal training. All Team Chicago players receive a $25 discount on the registration fee! Session one begins this week, don’t miss out!
Brazilian Touch – Futsal Training
Futsal is an indoor version of soccer. Its name is derived from the Portuguese; futebol de salao and the Spanish; futbol sala/de salon, which can be translated as “indoor soccer”.
Soccer greats such as Kaka, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Marta and Messi grew up playing Futsal, and credit it with developing their incredible skills. The game is played five-a-side on a basketball-size court, with a small, low-bounce ball. This rapid-paced game demands lightning-fast reflexes, quick decision-making and pin-point passing. Futsal will improve the game and ability of any soccer player through its intense pace and rapid execution. Whether the player’s aim is to increase skills, advance to a higher level in their club, make the High School team, or attain a goal even beyond that, our Brazilian Touch – Futsal program is the perfect complement to the regular club training sessions.
2018-2019 Brazilian Touch Futsal Training
WAA offers advanced player’s the opportunity to receive high level Futsal skills training in a group setting. The emphasis of the program will be on a player skill development focusing on ball skills and ball manipulation. Program is run by a professional trainer. The Brazilian Touch program is intended to complement the player’s regular club soccer experience, and players from all town and club programs are permitted and encouraged to participate in the program.
Fee per Session: $125, $25 discount for registered Team Chicago players
U9-U10 – Sundays 12:00PM – 1:30PM
U11-U12 – Thursdays 5:00PM – 6:30PM
U13 – U14 – Thursdays 6:30PM – 8:00PM
High School – Sundays 1:30PM – 3:00PM
Session 1: November 4-December 20, NO CLASSES ON NOVEMBER 22, 25.
Session 2: January 6 – February 14, 2019
Session 3: February 17 – April 7, 2019 NO CLASSES ON MARCH 24,28,31
Location: WAA Sport Center, 2323 Liberty St in Aurora 60502
No cleats! Indoor, non-marking shoes only! Typical soccer gear must be worn.
Team Chicago Academy-2001 Premier standout Maegen Zappia has committed to Loras College. Zappia – who plays for Joe Moreau here at Team Chicago and attend sPlainfield North, will be part of Loras head coach Matthew Pucci’s 2019 recruiting class.
The Duhawks compete in NCAA DIII in the American Rivers Conference.
Team Chicago Academy-2001 Elite standout Molly Fank has committed to the Augustana College. Fank – who plays her prep soccer for head coach Guy Callapari at Wheaton Warrenville South – will be part of Vikings head coach Scott Mejia 2019 recruiting class.
Augustana competes in the NCAA Division III College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW).
Team Chicago Academy 2005 Select girls went 1-0-1 in group play, beating TCSA Pride 2-0 and drawing LTSC Select 0-0. Advancing to the semi-final, the 05 Select found a familiar foe, facing LTSC Select who they drew 0-0 in group play.
Unlike the previous match-up, Team Chicago was able to break their strong defensive line and their goalkeeper winning the game 2-0.
In the final match, against Elmhurst FC, Team Chicago allowed the first and only goal in the tournament finishing the first half down 1-0. In the second half Team Chicago came back more aggressive and tied the game in the 10th minute. After that, it became another battle offense vs defense for the rest of the game ending 1-1. With the tie, they went to PK’s with Team Chicago Goalkeeper Anna Prilutskiy stopping two PK’s, Zara Saleem and Abigail Triska made their PK’s giving TC Academy 2005 Select the first place.
Coach Magno was very proud of the girls and said the team showed well by providing entertain soccer that provided great goals, moves, passing and movement off the ball, as well as tough defending and goalkeeping.
Job well done by the girls!
The second round of High School Boys try-outs (Birth Years 2000-2004) are scheduled for:
10/1 at 6.30pm to 8pm on the turf field at Commissioners Park, 3704 111th St, Naperville, IL 60564.
11/4 at 7.30pm to 9pm at Gentile Fields located at 2323 Liberty St, Aurora, IL 60502.
Players must register in advance for the free tryout.
The link to registration is: http://www.waasports.org/Default.aspx?tabid=315222
Contact email@example.com with any questions