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    Tryout Guidelines-

    *We are asking if players to tryout for their own age group*

    Players trying out for Academymust tryout for both age groups if they want to be considered for playing up.  

    Elite and Select players are encouraged to tryout at their age group as well as the play up age group for best possible placement.  


    Sporting St. Croix Tryout Dates and Times

    Saturday, July 23

    2:00-3:30: 07/08 Boys

    3:30-5:00: 07/08 Girls

    5:00-6:30: 06 Boys

    6:30-8:00: 06 Girls

    Sunday, July 24

    9:00-10:30: 05 Boys/Girls

    10:30-12:00: 04 Boys/Girls

    1:00-2:30: 03 Boys/Girls

    2:30-4:00: 02 Boys/Girls

    4:00-5:30: 01 Boys/Girls

    5:30-7:00: 99/00 Girls

    7:00-8:30: 98 Boys/Girls & 97 Boys/Girls (1 day)

    Monday, July 25

    4:00-5:30: 01 Boys

    4:00-5:30: 04 Boys

    5:30-7:00: 07 Boys

    5:30-7:00: 08 boys

    7:00-8:30: 06 Boys

    7:00-8:30: 06 Girls

    Tuesday, July 26

    4:00-5:30: 02 Girls

    5:30-7:00: 07 Girls

    5:30-7:00: 08 Girls

    7:00-8:30: 03 Girls

    7:00-8:30: 05 Girls

    Wednesday, July 27

    1:00-2:30: 99 Boys

    2:30-4:00: 00 Boys

    4:00-5:30: 02 Boys

    5:30-7:00: 05 Boys

    7:00-8:30: 03 Boys

    Thursday, July 28

    2:30-4:00: 99 Boys                                                                                                                 

    4:00-5:30: 00 Boys

    5:30-7:00: 99 Girls

    5:30-7:00: 00 Girls

    7:00-8:30: 01 Girls

    7:00-8:30: 04 Girls

    Tuesday, August 2

    6:30-8:00: 98 Boys Academy (National League Team)

    **99/00 Boys – Wednesday & Thursday (Players are at Nationals)**

    Sporting KC Visit - Andy Gruenebaum

    Andy Gruenebaum from Sporting KC came to visit St. Croix during the Cup and did some several training sessions with St. Croix teams.

    Thanks Andy!

    State Cup

    Congratulations to the U13, U15 and U19 Academy boys winning State Cup and representing the State of MN.

    Also, congrats to the all the teams who are in the final, U14 Academy boys and U17 Academy boys (already qualified for Nationals).

    As well as the U13 and U18 Academy girls making it to the semi-finals.

    U19 Academy Boys

    National League - U17 Academy Boys

    U17 Academy Boys - USYS National League Weekend in Las Vegas.

    Game 1 v. Albion SC (CA-S) - U17 boys won 4-1. 

    Game 2 v. Blackhawks 99 (AZ) - Tied 2-2.

    The win advances the U17 boys to Nationals in Frisco, TX. Congratulations boys!

    Vegas Showcase Champions

    The U17 Select Premier boys won the Vegas Showcase Event!!

    President Day Tournament - Phoenix, AZ

    U15 Academy Girls - Runner Ups at the President's Day Tournament!

    U17 Academy Boys - National League

    The U17 Academy boys at National League in Wilson, North Carolina.

    Day 1: tied 1-1 vs Baltimore Celtic (defending National Champions).  First of four games this weekend.  The game tomorrow at noon is steamed.

    Day 2: Won 6-1 vs. Houston (TX-S)

    Day 3; Won 2-0 vs. Arlington (VA)

    Day 4: Won 1-0 vs. Rangers (NJ)

    Great weekend boys!

    U14 Select Boys - Win the Dells Classic Tournament

    Congratulations U14 Select boys for winning the Dells Classic Tournament!


    U19 Academy Girls

    2-0 Win over Dakota Rev ... 3-Peat!

    U13 Academy Boys

    2-0 win over Woodbury ... 1st year at Regionals

    U16 Academy Boys

    4-1 win over Fusion SC ... 2nd Time Champion

    U18 Academy Boys

    2-0 Win over Mpls United ... 2nd Time Champion

    St. Croix Academy Players and Staff at Minnesota Coaches Academy Clinic

    Members of the U12 and U13 Boys Academy and U14 Girls Academy teams served as demonstrators at the Minnesota Coaches Academy Clinic at Macalester College on Saturday, March 10th.  St. Croix Soccer Club Director of Coaching Nathan Klonecki also presented a session.

    SC Academy U17G, U17B at MYSA Winter Symposium

    Photo courtesy of MYSA and Christopher Mitchell

    Members of the U17 Girls and U17 Boys Academy teams served as demonstrators at the opening session of the 2012 MYSA Winter Symposium at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday, February 4th.  St. Croix Assistant Director of Coaching Tony Englund and Goalkeeping Coach Allie Byron led the session.

    Stillwater HS Boys Soccer Coach Phil Johnson to be Honored at Gala for Goals 2012

    Phil Johnson, longtime coach of the Stillwater Boys High School program, will be honored at the 2012 Gala For Goals.  Coach Johnson has lead the Stillwater boys to multiple MSHSL championships and his contributions at the youth level are equally impressive, as he continues to serve as a clinician for MYSA youth and coaching programs.  Congratulations Phil!

    Gala for Goals is the benefit program founded by Minnesota-born Tony Sanneh, who starred for the United States at the 2002 World Cup.  The group makes charitable donations to many organizations and is focused on providing at-risk youth the opportunity to experience the joy of playing soccer and learning leadership skills.  For more information or to make a donation, please visit the Sanneh Foundation website:


    Sporting KC U12 Find Success at the Generation adidas Cup'

    Sporting St. Croix had 3 boys who represented the club with the Sporting KC U12 team!

    Great job boys!

    US Youth Soccer ODP Program

    Check out more information about the US Youth Soccer ODP Program. Registration is now open.

    Sporting Academy Affiliate video & highlights

    Sporting Club Network - AAF Video

    Sporting Club Network - AAF Storify

    Sporting Northeast United SC - All-Star Video