Please find below information that will answer some of your questions for the new program and create a clearer picture for you. We are excited about new program and future opportunities for players in the program
Q: What is the Program?
A: Seacoast United Sports Club (SUSC) is proud to announce that it will be expanding its soccer footprint in New Hampshire for the 2020-21 season. The club will create a new region out of Bedford, NH which will provide opportunities for players primarily from Hillsborough, Rockingham, Cheshire and Merrimack counties with both elite pathways and local developmental teams.
Q: Who are Seacoast United?
A: Seacoast United is one of the only clubs in New England that provides a level of play for every age and ability. This includes community/grassroots programs, competitive travel and elite teams at every age level, college showcase teams (u15 through u19 boys and girls) and affiliates of the Girls’ Academy League and the newly founded MLS Elite Player Development Platform. The Club is also involved in the USA’s minor league system at the adult level as a member of the USL League Two, a developmental branch of United Soccer Leagues. SUSC fields soccer teams across New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and the new region will have teams train and play primarily out of Back River Sports Complex in Bedford. Seacoast United has a history of developing great talent in the region, and this latest venture will allow hundreds of young aspiring players to compete at the highest level.
Q: How is this different than before?
A: We are One club - One program, with player opportunities increasing we are able to offer more exciting on field and off field opportunities. #Bepartofit. What opportunities are available for my child? With the club having a platform from Junior Academy to Boys and Girls Academy we are able to offer a competitive setting for your child at their playing level and offer a developmental pathway for every member and family
Q: Who is involved?
A: Director of Coaching - John Price
Coaching staff - Sean MacDonald, Akan Ekanem, Austin Brehio, Elvis Zukovic, Jarrod Smith, Jeff Bailey, Kyle Tavares, Mark Papp, Matt Lortie , Mirsad Islanovic, Richard Hirtle, Samantha Labate, Shawn Diaz, Steve Quinones, Stuart Pepper, Tom Bellen, Tyler Vandeventer , Willis Griffith, Michelle Winning, Kristyn Heuslein, Adam Christie, Lenny Webb and more to come Goalkeeping Staff – Steve Quinones and Adam Christie
Administration and Operations – Lenny Webb
Friends of Bedford Board/Community members will remain as an advisory board for the program.
Q; Where do we train and play home games?
A: Back River Sports Complex. Two turf field , lighted complex in Bedford NH
Q: What is the cost?
A: Tuition fees can be found here.
Q: Can we use the credit?
A: We are able to offer a discounted rate for each age group for the 20-21 season. This will be taken from your account upon registration
Q: What are the uniform costs?
A: Uniforms can be found here.
Communication for uniforms will be sent in mid July for teams beginning in August. You will be provided with player number. Home/Away uniforms are on a two year cycle and will not need to be purchased for the 21/22 season. Training uniforms change on a yearly basis.
Q: What does the program include?
A: Programming can be found at here.
Your season schedule will be send to you in early August along with the Fall schedule and competitive calendar
Q: How are teams formed?
A: Player offers have been sent to each player. Teams will remain the same for the 20/21 season. Every player will have opportunities to move within the program and the club reserves the right to move players if not in the appropriate playing setting.
Q: What about tryouts?
A: Summer tryouts for new players will be held the week of June 29th and July 6th. New players will be invited to join specific age group training sessions. We will also host tryouts for High school and younger teams in early November.