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Boys NCSL High School Regional Talent Showcase presented by The St. James

Douglas Homer, Director of Soccer at The St. James

Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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Registration Information

Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Player Participation Fee - NCSL members
Participation fee includes complimentary Combine jersey, athlete meal and refreshment, athletic training and medical personnel services fees.
15 Registrations Jan 5, 2019 $160.00 $0.00
Player Participation Fee - Non-NCSL members
Participation fee includes complimentary Combine jersey, athlete meal and refreshment, athletic training and medical personnel services fees.
4 Registrations Jan 5, 2019 $199.00 $0.00

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THE NCSL HIGH SCHOOL REGIONAL TALENT SHOWCASE presented by The St. James

FOR MALE PLAYERS, GRADES 8-12

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2019 - 2:30PM

National Capital Soccer League and The St. James are delighted to announce a strategic partnership to create novel soccer education and entertainment experiences for children and families in the metropolitan Baltimore-Washington, DC corridor. 

The NCSL High School Regional Talent Showcase presented by The St. James will be held on January 6th from 2:30-9pm at The St. James in Springfield, Va. The St. James is the Washington region's premier sports, wellness and active entertainment destination, which offers families and athletes a place for the whole family to pursue their passions through the most comprehensive programming in the region.

The boys' event will feature college coaches from across the region and provide players with a platform to learn about the college recruiting process, participate in training led by college coaches, and showcase their skills in small-sided games. In order to maximize player exposure, we have a limited number of spaces so sign up to reserve your spot now!

Event Details

● Date | January 6th, 2019 (Men)
● Time | 2:30pm-9pm
● Location | The St. James (6805 Industrial Rd., Springfield, VA 22151)
● Participants | 8th graders through 12th graders (undeclared)
● Cost | $160 for athletes who are members of an NCSL youth club; $199 for athletes who play for non-NCSL member clubs

Each player will receive:
● Customized NCSL High School Regional Talent Showcase jersey with number
● Access to a 110,000 square foot, indoor, climate-controlled facility to train, play and learn 
● Major League Soccer Combine fitness testing for student-athletes to use in their college recruiting process
● Small-group training led directly by college coaches
● Several small-sided games to maximize involvement and touches in front of college coaches
● Groupings based on graduation year and information packets for coaches to make player ID as efficient as
possible
● Q&A panel with college coaches, admissions officers and former players to learn about the college recruiting process
● Opportunity hear from a high-profile keynote speaker at end of the combine event

 

NCSL HIGH SCHOOL REGIONAL TALENT SHOWCASE VIDEO SERIES

WATCH: Part 1 - featuring Christian Hartford discussing Athletic Performance Combine Testing

WATCH: Part 2 - featuring Bruce Murray & Ryan Rich previewing The St. James FieldHouse

 

Colleges Attending (current as of 12/11/18)

American University - Bridgewater College - Catholic University - Christopher Newport University - College of William & Mary - Davis & Elkins College - Duke University - Frostburg State University - Georgetown University - George Mason University - George Washington University - Hampden-Sydney College - Howard University - James Madison University - Mary Washington University - McDaniel College - Mount St. Mary's University - NOVA Community College - Stevenson University -  VMI 

Colleges Invited (Current as of 12/11/18)

Amherst, Clemson, Colgate, Cornell, Dickinson, Drexel, Gannon, Hood, Howard Community College, Johns Hopkins, Kent State, Lehigh, Liberty, Loyola, Lynchburg, Marshall, Maryland, Marymount, Montgomery College, Old Dominon, Pittsburgh, Princeton, Radford, Richmond, Salisbury, Shenandoah, Slippery Rock, St. Lawrence University, St. Mary's, SUNY-Binghampton, Towson, UMBC, UNC-Asheville, UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Wilmington, Washington Adventist, Washington College, Wake Forest, Washington & Lee, UDC, VCU, Villanova, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Wesleyan

SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)

2:30 PM ATHLETE ARRIVAL & CHECK IN
3:00 PM EVENT WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
3:15 PM DYNAMIC WARM UP – LED BY CHRISTIAN HARTFORD, TSJ DIRECTOR OF STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
3:30 PM ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE COMBINE TESTING, GROUPS 1 & 2 (8th, Freshmen and Sophomores)

Data to be captured and recorded by TSJ Strength & Conditioning Team & Made Available To Athletes.

  • 30 meter Speed Testing
  • 5-10-5 Agility Shuttle Testing
  • Vertical Jump
  • Broad Jump

3:30 PM 50-MINUTE TRAINING SESSIONS ON (3) QUARTERS OF FIELDHOUSE – LED BY COLLEGE COACHES – GROUPS 3 & 4 (Juniors & Seniors)

4:30 PM ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE COMBINE TESTING, GROUPS 3 & 4 (Juniors & Seniors)

Data to be captured and recorded by TSJ Strength & Conditioning Team & Made Available To Athletes.

  • 30 meter Speed Testing
  • 5-10-5 Agility Shuttle Testing
  • Vertical Jump
  • Broad Jump

4:30 PM 50-MINUTE TRAINING SESSIONS ON (3) QUARTERS OF FIELDHOUSE – LED BY COLLEGE COACHES – GROUPS 1 & 2 (8th, Freshmen & Sophomores)

5:30 PM GRAB N‘ GO DINNER FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES – PROVIDED BY VIM & VICTOR

5:30 PM COLLEGE RECRUITING WORKSHOP & PANEL DISCUSSION, FOUR AREAS ON FIELDHOUSE 1/4s
TOPICS:

  • GOAL SETTING: HOW DO I PREPARE FOR COLLEGE ATHLETICS?
  • GRADES, TESTS & ESSAYS: KEYS TO SUBMITTING A STRONG APPLICATION
  • MENTAL TOUGHNESS: DEVELOPING THE MOTIVATION OF A CHAMPION

6:30 PM ROUND ROBIN SHOWCASE MATCHES – 7V7 GAMES – LED BY COLLEGE COACHES

  • TEAMS OF 16 PLAYERS
  • 30:00 MATCHES
  • FOUR MATCHES ON FIELDHOUSE ACROSS WIDTH OF PITCH

6:30 PM PARENT WORKSHOP: „FOUNDATIONS OF SPORTS PERFORMANCE & NUTRITION FOR THE MODERN SOCCER ATHLETE“ – CHRISTIAN HARTFORD, DIRECTOR OF STRENGTH & CONDITIOINING; ANGELA SANTONI, Ph.D,. DIRECTOR OF TSJ HEALTH CLUB

6:30 PM PARENT WORKSHOP: „INJURY PREVENTION & RETURNING TO PLAY AFTER INJURY“ – DR. CHRISTIAN GLAZER, DO, MEDSTAR SPORTS MEDICINE

Moderated by Melissa Coyne, Assistant Director of Athletics & Lacrosse Director, The St. James 

7:00 PM ROUND ROBIN SHOWCASE MATCHES – 7V7 GAMES – LED BY COLLEGE COACHES – USE ALL 4 QUARTERS OF FIELDHOUSE

  • TEAMS OF 16 PLAYERS
  • 30:00 MATCHES
  • FOUR MATCHES ON FIELDHOUSE ACROSS WIDTH OF PITCH

7:15 PM FAMILY WORKSHOP: „HOW I MADE IT HAPPEN: EXPERIENCES AND PERSPECTIVE OF COLLEGIATE ATHLETES“ – FEATURING CURRENT & FORMER COLLEGIATE ATHLETES

Moderated by John Wilson, former professional player and coach: Charleston Battery, DC United and Kansas City Wizards

7:30 PM ROUND ROBIN SHOWCASE MATCHES – 7V7 GAMES – LED BY COLLEGE COACHES – USE ALL 4 QUARTERS OF FIELDHOUSE

  • TEAMS OF 16 PLAYERS
  • 30:00 MATCHES
  • FOUR MATCHES ON FIELDHOUSE ACROSS WIDTH OF PITCH

8:00 PM FAMILY WORKSHOP: „RECRUITING 101: TRUTHS, MYTHS & TIPS FOR NAVIGATING THE ROAD TO COLLEGE SOCCER“ – FEATURING CURRENT & FORMER COLLEGE COACHES AND ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS

Moderated by Ken Tyler, Director of Athletics, The St. James

8:00 PM ROUND ROBIN SHOWCASE MATCHES – 7V7 GAMES – LED BY COLLEGE COACHES – USE ALL 4 QUARTERS OF FIELDHOUSE

  • TEAMS OF 16 PLAYERS
  • 30:00 MATCHES
  • FOUR MATCHES ON FIELDHOUSE ACROSS WIDTH OF PITCH


8:30 PM KEYNOTE SPEAKER: John Wilson, Motivational Speaker & Former Professional Soccer Player & Coach – THE ST. JAMES FIELDHOUSE


8:45 PM NETWORKING RECEPTION – VIM & VICTOR


CONTACT

Douglas HOMER, Director of Soccer @ The St. James - soccer@thestjames.co

Ryan RICH, Executive Director @ NCSL, execdir@ncsl-soccer.com


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All attending youth participants must be registered players on a youth soccer club that is a member of the National Capital Soccer League. Additionally, participants must be enrolled in a private or public school between grades 8 through 12.

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The St. James has ample on-site parking to accommodate youth participants and attending family members. Public transportation is available through the Fairfax County Transportation Authority.

 

What can I bring into the event?

No outside food or refershments are permitted inside The St. James. Participants may bring water bottles to be filled inside The St. James. 

 

What's the refund policy?

The St. James will provide a partial refund of 75% of the total registration fee on or before 11:59pm ET on Saturday, December 29, 2018. No refunds will be granted thereafer.

 

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. Participating youth players may update their registration information at anytime by sending an email to soccer@thestjames.co. 

 

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

No.

 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No. The name of the attending youth participant must match the name submitted into the registration form at the time of registration.

 

Have questions about Boys NCSL High School Regional Talent Showcase presented by The St. James? Contact Douglas Homer, Director of Soccer at The St. James

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The St. James
6805 Industrial Road
Springfield, VA 22151

Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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