Summer Classic 2021

U15-U19 (2003-2007) Program

The program is aimed at the achievement of excellence, toward everyone playing their best, and further developing an appreciation for competition and sportsmanship. The U15-U19 program focuses on the development of individual players born 2003-2007 with an emphasis on:
 

  • Technical Skills and Body Mechanics

  • Tactical Knowledge and Decision Making

  • Preparation for High School and College Soccer

Player Fees

Annual Membership (Summer, Winter & Spring): $1595.00


Two practices each week at Buckman Field Park Summer tournaments and jamborees in June & July. Winter league games in December, January, February, & March* Spring cup games in April* *Includes travel games outside of the Portland Metro Area. Games can be on Saturdays and/or Sundays




Financial Aid


Payment plans and scholarships are available. Applications must be submitted within 3 days of being offered a spot on a team. Listed fees do not include uniforms and tournament fees.




Summer Membership (May-July): $375.00


The PCU Summer Program is for high school players who would like to play with PCU in the Summer ONLY, not in the Winter and Spring.For players who want to play in the full-year program (Summer, Winter, and Spring), do NOT sign-up for the Summer Program. In early August, participants are released to their high school program. No try-out is required. Players will train with their respective age group, and if space is available, then they can be added to summer tournament rosters. Summer tournament fees are an additional cost on top of the $375 fee. For those who want to come back after their high school seasons to participate in the Winter & Spring, they can attend the supplemental tryout in November. If they make a team at supplemental tryouts, then a $300 credit will be applied to the full year program cost. There is no guarantee that there will be open spots in November.




Join Mid-Season: Prorated


If you are interested in joining mid-season, please contact pcusc@pcusc.org to connect with the head coach of the age-group. If there are any spots currently available, your player will be invited to attend one of the team's regular training sessions to see if it is a good fit. You must register for "tryouts," pay the $25 fee and sign all waivers before attending the session. If the coach would like to offer your player a spot, you will be sent the official team invite and will be able to register for the season. Club membership rates will be prorated based on date of first official practice. Contact cmartin@pcusc.org with questions.




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Tryouts: Annual & Mid-Season

Join Mid-Season: Tryouts have concluded for the 2021/22 season and we will not be holding official Supplemental Tryouts for Winter 2021, as many of our teams are currently full.

 

If you are interested in joining mid-season, please contact pcusc@pcusc.org to connect with the head coach of the age-group. If there are any spots currently available, your player will be invited to attend one of the team's regular training sessions to see if it is a good fit. You must register for "tryouts," pay the $25 fee and sign all waivers before attending the session. If the coach would like to offer your player a spot, you will be sent the official team invite and will be able to register for the season. Club membership rates will be prorated based on date of first official practice. 

 

Formal Annual Tryouts: Teams hold formal tryouts for the each season in May. Each age-group's tryout schedule will include two days of observation. Players will receive their number and be divided up into cohorts where they will be evaluated by our coaching staff to assess your player's skills, decision making, physiological/psychological aspects of their play. Players will be notified following tryouts by our coaching staff if we think they will be a good fit on one of our teams. ​​

U15-U19 Program: FAQ

Can you tell me more about your coaching staff?


PCU works hard to find coaches who are committed to the development of the player, through individual and team training and games. PCU encourages our coaches to continue to challenge themselves by attending coaching courses offered by US Soccer. Our coaches complete Background Checks, SafeSport Training, and Concussion training. You can find individual profiles on PCU coaches on our coaching staff page.




Is playing club soccer a year round commitment?


U15-U19 Annual Program: Summer, Winter, & Spring ($1595)

  • Two practices each week at Buckman Field Park
  • Summer tournaments and jamborees in June & July
  • Winter league games in December, January, February, & March *Includes travel games outside of the Portland Metro Area. Games can be on Saturdays and/or Sundays.*
  • Spring cup games in April. *Includes travel games outside of the Portland Metro Area. Games can be on Saturdays and/or Sundays.*
Summer Program:
  • The PCU Summer Program is for high school players who would like to play with PCU in the Summer ONLY, not in the Winter and Spring.
    • For players who want to play in the full-year program (Summer, Winter, and Spring), do NOT sign-up for the Summer Program. Please sign-up for tryouts instead.
  • The Summer Program begins in late May and runs through July. In early August, participants are released to their high school program.
  • In order to participate in the summer program, just sign-up online. No try-out is required.
  • Players will train with their respective age group, and if space is available, then they can be added to summer tournament rosters.
  • The cost for the program is $375. Summer tournament fees are an additional cost on top of the $375 fee.
  • For those who want to come back after their high school seasons to participate in the Winter & Spring, they can attend the supplemental tryout in November.
  • If they make a team at supplemental tryouts, then a $300 credit will be applied to the full year program cost. There is no guarantee that there will be open spots in November.




What kind of travel is involved?


As of Fall 2020: Due to COVID-19, please see most recent newsletter for questions concerning team travel, league updates and more. If you have additional questions, please reach out at pcusc@pcusc.org. Pre-COVID: The majority of the games are played in the Portland Metro area. There is an occasional trip to Bend or Rogue Valley, but these travel games are rare. Teams will often carpool or rent vans to help lessen the impact on families. PCU does like to offer several out of state travel tournament. Many of our teams travel to San Francisco and Seattle for tournaments. The trip to San Francisco is always in early March and we also tour several college campuses on the trip.




What if my son/daughter plays another sport or participates in other activities?


Our club will always supports our players that participate in other activities. Please communicate with your player's coach and inform them when conflicts arise well in advance helps lessen the impact. We believes soccer is a part of a players and families life, but should never control it.




Where and when do PCU teams train?


PCU teams train at Buckman Field in NE Portland (416 NE 12th Ave). To view the most recent practice schedule, view our latest club newsletter. Buckman Field is a 245,000 square foot facility with brand new synthetic, FIFA approved turf and lights (finished Summer 2020). Our office and clubhouse are also located in the blue buidling at the NW corner of the field. Our clubhouse, (pre-COVID) offered a warm and safe place for players to gather before and after training and games. We have a conference room for player reviews and a classroom with white board for teams to use. It also has bathrooms for our player, families and staff to use. Our clubhouse is currently closed to prioritize the health of our staff and players. We have office hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9pm (come to the gate outside of door, and our staff will come out to you). Masks are required.




What fees/costs are not covered by the Registration Fee?


PCU registration fees do not cover uniform costs, out of the area travel costs for coaching staff, out of state travel (when available), and Futsal training and league fees.




What does a year look like for PCU's players?


U15-U19 Annual Program: Summer, Winter, & Spring ($1595)

  • Two practices each week at Buckman Field Park
  • Summer tournaments and jamborees in June & July
  • Winter league games in December, January, February, & March *Includes travel games outside of the Portland Metro Area. Games can be on Saturdays and/or Sundays.*
  • Spring cup games in April. *Includes travel games outside of the Portland Metro Area. Games can be on Saturdays and/or Sundays.*
Summer Program:
  • The PCU Summer Program is for high school players who would like to play with PCU in the Summer ONLY, not in the Winter and Spring.
    • For players who want to play in the full-year program (Summer, Winter, and Spring), do NOT sign-up for the Summer Program. Please sign-up for tryouts instead.
  • The Summer Program begins in late May and runs through July. In early August, participants are released to their high school program.
  • In order to participate in the summer program, just sign-up online. No try-out is required.
  • Players will train with their respective age group, and if space is available, then they can be added to summer tournament rosters.
  • The cost for the program is $375. Summer tournament fees are an additional cost on top of the $375 fee.
  • For those who want to come back after their high school seasons to participate in the Winter & Spring, they can attend the supplemental tryout in November.
  • If they make a team at supplemental tryouts, then a $300 credit will be applied to the full year program cost. There is no guarantee that there will be open spots in November.




What is your refund policy?


We DO NOT OFFER CLUB REFUNDS after 30 days from tryout dates, as our players have begun training and our teams have already been formed and finalized. An administration fee of $295 is charged for anyone who drops before the 30 days. We do not offer club refunds on player's $25 tryout fee. In the event of an additional COVID-19 government imposed closure, adjustments will be made. Annual fees do NOT cover uniforms, tournament fees, travel (when available), or additional PCU programs including futsal. Please reach out at pcusc@pcusc.org with any questions.




How do tryouts work?


Teams will hold tryouts for the 2021/22 season in May. Each age-group's tryout schedule will include two days of observation (please plan on attending both sessions and notify our coaching staff ASAP if your player is unable to attend). Players will receive their number and be divided up into cohorts where they will be evaluated by our coaching staff to assess your player's skills, decision making, physiological/psychological aspects of their play. Players will be notified following tryouts by our coaching staff if we think they will be a good fit on one of our teams. ​​





Summer Classic 2021

Our Coaching Staff

Our outstanding team of coaches are dedicated to giving our members the best possible club soccer experience. We strive to surround our members with coaches that are successful on and off the field. Learn more your player's coaches, including their playing/coaching background in the "Meet Our Coaching Staff" page. 

Techne Training App

Each player's PCU Membership fees includes new technical training sessions every week, shooting sessions, Techne GK sessions, Time Trial Drills, and the chance to compete for a spot on the Techne Leaderboards.

Techne App

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Uniforms

Uniforms are available at Tursi Soccer and are not included in the annual player's program fees. All players are required to wear the PCU Uniform and Training Gear to all practices and games. Before placing your order through Tursi's online store, contact your coach to confirm your player's jersey number. 

When ordering you can either enter in your confirmed jersey number if you know your size and you do NOT want to try on your uniform in the store before finalizing the purchase, or do not enter a jersey number during your online order if you're unsure of the desired size. 

ALL PCU players also receive a 15% discount on all additional purchases made in the Tursi store including futsal shoes, cleats, balls and shinguards. 

Required:

 

Red Training Jersey - $20

White Game Jersey - $28

Black Game Jersey - $45

Shorts - $18 

Socks - $10

Total: $121.00

Optional Add-ons:

Rain Jacket - $75

Hoodie - $48

Sweatpants - $40

Backpack - $45

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College Preparation

PCU's committed to providing our student athletes with the resources, information, and support needed to find the right school to continue their soccer experience beyond the club and high school levels. Our College Information Packet is designed to help players and families navigate the college search and recruitment process, answering questions such as: When should I start looking at schools? What factors should I consider in the college search process? How and when should I connect with coaches and schools? What are the rules for NCAA and college athletics? 

As you begin your college search process, be sure to involve your coaches, counselors, academic advisors, teachers, parents and the PCU staff.