Northside United FC is the Edmonton North Zone's Club Soccer Program. The program is geared toward those players who are seeking a greater degree of challenge with opportunities to take their skills to the "club level".


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Tryouts


OUTDOOR 2024 SEASON

  • Tentative and Subject Change

  • Questions? Email us at [email protected]

  • U8-U19 sessions are held at the East Soccer Center located at 12720 Victoria Trail NW

  • Refund Deadline: April 2, 2024

  • Volunteer/ Fundraising Deposit All Ages: $50

  • Uniform Deposit All Ages: $100

  • Families are required to complete both commitments per child they have registered

  • Failure to complete will result in the loss of $50 deposit

  • Rain Out/ Reschedule Day: Any day as agreed upon by coaches


Welcome, New and Returning NSU Soccer Families!Before players can participate in games or training for Northside United FC, they must complete the registration process.It is very important to note that this process has multiple steps outlined below and it must be completed prior to participating.** PLEASE COMPLETE BOTH STEPS BELOW - FOR EVALUATIONS/TRYOUTS **Step 1. Click here to pre-register for tryoutsStep 2. Click here to register in the EMSA Soccer Portal(For insurance and Governing Body requirements) You are asked to register in the EMSA portal to ensure insurance regulations are met. You will not be asked for any payment to register in the EMSA portal. Payment requirements come in under Step 3 below.Note: A few very important pieces of information before you start the EMSA portal registration process:
New Player ONLY must Create Account - it may take anywhere from a few minutes to hours to receive your email confirmation. It may land in your spam or junk mail.
Community – The system will select the home community you entered when creating the account. The system should ask you to confirm your address and community has not changed. If it has, please be sure to change it prior to registering your player(s), make sure to change the community as well as the address for each person on the account. Your player registration will default to your home community but you may choose to request a transfer to any community you wish to play for or select you “Want to Play premier/club” if this is desired. Your transfer will not be approved until after the registration process is complete, space is confirmed or tryouts are attended (for club players).Community League Membership # is the number found on your EFCL membership card. If you do not have one, you can purchase one at EFCL.org from your home community.Registering to an age group - you will be registering players not to individual teams but to a general age group. Your player will be placed onto a team during team formation which starts once the evaluations are completed. Be sure to include any player or coach requests in
the registration form.
ONCE YOU MAKE AN NSU TEAM YOU WILL BE SENT A LINK TO REGISTER ON TEAMSNAP
Step 3. TeamSnap Registration & PAYMENT - Team Snap registration is where you will submit confirming documents and pay your fees if you wish to by credit card.
Acceptable Payment Options -
1. TeamSnap system will accept Visa & Mastercard as well as Visa/Debit & Mastercard/Debit
2. Instalment payment option - if you wish to pay the player registration fees in two equal payments, select this option.
3. Interact E-transfer -If you wish to pay by this option, payments can be sent to: [email protected]
Note: To ensure that payment is applied to the correct account, ensure that you include the following detail in the body of e- transfer; players name and age group (i.e. Maddox Clark-U13B)
4. See FUNDING APPLICATIONS below.
Why do I have to register for EMSA Soccer Portal and Team Snap?The EMSA Soccer Portal is used to register the player with EMSA Main and our governing body in order to build team rosters and apply for player insurance, this is also where parent's will sign applicable disclosure and waivers pertaining to playing with EMSA.Team Snap is a platform the league will use to communicate to teams, parents and players as well as contact trace and provide health checks as required to participate in Mini Leagues. Registration here also removes the need for line ups at registration sessions as all confirming documentation and payment can be submitted through these forms electronically.


FUNDING APPLICATIONS

JUMPSTART
Individual Child Grants | Jumpstart canadiantire.ca
KIDSPORT
Apply for a Grant - KidSport Edmonton kidsportcanada.ca

Girls & Boys Program


The Northside United Academy focuses on player development in the U9 and U11 age groups. The goal is to increase your child’s skill level within a fun and exciting environment.At the U13, U15 and U19 level, the Academy focuses on tactics to develop a better understanding of the game. Although they continue to develop their skills, they now learn why, when and where to apply these skills at the highest competitive level. This combination challenges them to grow as an all-around quality soccer player.See What To Expect From NSU


FUNDING APPLICATIONS
JUMPSTART
Individual Child Grants | Jumpstart canadiantire.ca
KIDSPORT
Apply for a Grant - KidSport Edmonton kidsportcanada.ca

Mission Statement and Values


Northside United is committed to being the best soccer provider and leader in shaping the future
of Canadian soccer by providing all participants with opportunities to develop their potential. We
strive to offer a full range of soccer programs for all levels.
Northside United values the game of soccer and will consistently operate under a set of bylaws and
policies set forth by the Executive Director, to ensure: a fair, respectful, equitable, fun and successful soccer experience for all involved at all program levels.

What We Offer


Northside United is the Edmonton North Zone’s Club Soccer Program. The program is geared toward those players who are seeking a greater degree of challenge with opportunities to take their skills to the “club level”.The commitment expectation of players is greater than in community soccer as the program is more competitive in nature. Regular attendance at practices and games is expected. Player skill development and team work are the main priorities of the Northside United program.What Does The Northside United Program Offer?
- Higher degree of competition with other players of similar caliber at the club soccer level (T1, T2 and T3)
- Provide most innovative and effective soccer training program.
- On-going Technical Training by Accredited Trainers.
- Skilled, well-trained coaches in a positive “Team” environment.
What to expect from Northside United
- Each player that is registered with NSU will receive, one training shirt, two jerseys (home/away), two shorts and two pairs of socks. A $100 jersey deposit is required. At the end of the season both jerseys (home/away) will need to be returned to the team. They will be inspected and pending they are in good condition the $100 deposit will be returned in the same payment method.
- $75.00 keeper glove reimbursement for 1 keeper per team
- Senior qualified coaches and trainers
- Coach education
- Competitive skill development
- All apparel provided is the players to keep: Shorts, socks, and home and away jerseys
- 50.00 keeper glove reimbursement for 1 keeper per team
- Team equipment
- Referee, fields, website, club administration & technical trainer costs paid
- Team practices as decided by the coach
- In-house Technical Session
- In-house Keeper camps
- Indoor, outdoor, tryout & post season facilities
- Tournament Allowance
- Provincial and National allowance provided to participating teams
Expectations of Players/Families- COMMITMENT to attend ALL practices, technical sessions, and games.
- A valid and current Community League membership (2024/2025) is required and proof of membership will be requested in order to register for Northside United.
- Each registered player will be expected to have 1 parent/guardian volunteer for a total of 4-8 hours 1 time per season.
- Abide to the standards set forth by the club and the EMSA parent/player code of conduct
If your child makes an Northside United team he/she will receive a congratulations package AND you are expected register your child immediately that same day to secure a space for a child on the team who has selected him/her.A Valid and current Community League membership (2018/2019) is required and proof of membership will be requested in order to register for Northside United.

Technical Staff


The Northside United Technical Staff is committed to the highest level of development and coaching expertise.

Technical Director: Srdjan Gajic- Former Professional Player, UAEFA B License


Coach Application


We are currently accepting applications for technical trainers. This is a paid position based on history of coaching and playing. Please submit your application through our coach application form below.Technical Trainer / Coach Application
*All coaches are subject to mandatory police clearance and positions of trust check.

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS


Long Term Player Development ModelDiversity, Equity and Inclusion PolicyCode of Conduct to Protect ChildrenEMSA Anti-Bullying PolicyPlaying Formats and informationRule of TwoRefund Policy

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