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2018 Tryout Information

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Our Mission

An integrated soccer experience
Access to all levels of play.

Quality coaching and instruction
State-of-the-art curriculum for our players.

Reasonable fees
Leverage buying power, sponsorships and size to provide the best value for our members.

Investment in player development at all levels
Each player will have a balanced and fulfilling experience regardless of the level of play.

A family oriented environment
Players and staff will make friendships that will last a lifetime.


We are excited to present our evaluation and tryout information for 2018! The information below will be updated frequently as we approach tryouts in May - please check back frequently for changes and updates!


General Club Information

Following our merger with Charlotte United FC, we have expanded our footprint to include three new areas! We have seven geographic regions within Charlotte Soccer Academy. When registering for tryouts, please be sure to select the appropriate region.  Although we may request that players change regions following tryouts, please register for tryouts in the region that is your first choice.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Uptown (CSA-Uptown)
CSA is expanding to the Uptown area beginning this season and holding evaluations and tryouts for 9U through 14U boys and girls.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Palisades (CSA-Palisades)
Based in the Lake Wylie/Steele Creek area and formerly served by Charlotte United FC, CSA-Palisades will hold evaluations and tryouts for 9U through 12U boys and girls. Teams will practice and play home games at The Palisades (14600 Grand Palisades Parkway, Charlotte).

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Palmetto FC (CSA-Palmetto)
CSA is serving our South Carolina residents with the CSA-Palmetto section, which will form teams in 13U - 19U. These teams will participating in the SCYSA leagues for the 2018-2019 season.  Teams will practice and play home games at The Palisades (14600 Grand Palisades Parkway, Charlotte).

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Huntersville (CSA-Huntersville)
CSA expanded to the Huntersville & Lake Norman areas in the 2016-2017 season. Teams will practice and play games at local Huntersville fields and the Strikers Soccer Center (Alexandriana Rd, Huntersville). Read more about CSA-Huntersville by clicking here.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - North/Cabarrus (CSA-North/Cabarrus)
CSA-North/Cabarrus teams will practice and play home games at the
Red Ventures Complex near the Davidson Road (NC 73) exit of I-85 and/or Frank Liske Park. Teams will occasionally utilize Harrisburg Park fields for practice. Read more about CSA-North/Cabarrus by clicking here.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Matthews/Mint Hill (CSA-Matthews/Mint Hll)
These teams will be based at Colonel Beatty Park, just south of the town of Matthews adjacent to the Union County border. Most teams will practice at Colonel Beatty Park, located near the intersection of Weddington Road and McKee Road. Teams will also utilize Davie Park and the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex located in Matthews. Read more about CSA-Matthews by clicking here.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Charlotte (CSA-Charlotte)
This is our largest division. These teams will be based at locations throughout the south Charlotte area, including CPI Fields at Flat Branch Park (Polo Ridge ES), William R. Davie Park, Elon Park, and JM Robinson MS and our new facility in Pineville, the OrthoCarolina Sportsplex. This is our largest division. Read more about CSA-Charlotte by clicking here.

Please note: Teams for each region will be selected from the tryout registrations for that region! You must attend tryouts for the region where you wish to play on a team.


National Program Information

If you have questions concerning the National Programs, please contact Philip Poole at PPoole@CharlotteSoccerAcademy.com (US Soccer Development Academy - Girls) or Steve Gummer at SGummer@CharlotteSoccerAcademy.com (US Soccer Development Academy - Boys)

Pre-Tryout Meetings

Pre-tryout meetings are an opportunity for all families interested in Charlotte Soccer Academy to meet staff for the 2018-2019 season and gather important information regarding the club and tryouts.

Pre-Tryout Meeting Schedule - All Locations
UPDATED 4-24-18: Please review changes!
Click Here

2018-2019 Club Structure and DOC and Coaching Slates

CSA is proud to announce the Club Structure and Directors for the 2108-2019 season. The structure integrates CSA and CUFC Directors and offers a new level of play to ensure that CSA continues to offer the most opportunities for our members. The Club Structure will continue to advance CSA in being one of the top Full-service clubs in the country.

Press Release - Club Structure and DOC Assignments for 2018-2010
Click Here
Info Sheet - Elite Program
Click Here
Director and Club Structure Diagram Click Here
Coach and Team List - ALL AREAS
Click Here

2018-2019 Club Fees

Club Fees for 2018-2019 - All Locations
Coming Soon!

Tryout/Evaluation Schedules

Please note: Teams for each region will be selected from the tryout registrations for that region! You must attend tryouts for the region where you wish to play on a team.

CSA-Charlotte Tryout Schedule
 Click here
CSA-Matthews/Mint Hill Tryout Schedule  Click here
CSA-North/Cabarrus Tryout Schedule  Click here
CSA-Huntersville Tryout Schedule
 Click here
CSA-Uptown Tryout Schedule
 Click here
CSA-Palisades Tryout Schedule (9U-12U Boys and Girls)
 Click here
CSA-Palmetto Tryout Schedule (13U-19U Boys and Girls/South Carolina)
 Click here
US Soccer Development Academy Info
 Click here
Goalkeeper Note: All prospective goalkeepers will register and report to their respective birth year tryout session as posted above.

Venues and Weather Policy

Refer to the schedules for tryout locations and click here for details on our venue locations. In the case of inclement weather, please check the weather hotline at 704-708-4033 for the most up-to-date information concerning cancellations or delays. We will also post the info to our website.


We need a large number of volunteers to make tryouts run smoothly! If you would like to help out, please be sure to indicate that during the tryout registration process. 

Registration and Tryout Fees

 Online Registration Close Date
 Age Group
 Wednesday, May 9 at NOON

 All Locations
 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U
 (Birth Years 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007)
 Wednesday, May 16 at NOON

 All Locations
 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U, 18U, 19U
 (Birth Years 2006 - 2000)

The fee for tryouts is $35 if preregistered and paid online prior to the registration close date.

Walkup Registration
Walkup registration will be available at the field on each night of tryouts for $50. Register online to avoid the extra fees!     

Note: Your player will be restricted to registering for their correct age group. Do not alter your child's date of birth during registration. Requests to attend a tryout session for an older age group must be approved by the appropriate DOC. Upon approval by the DOC, your child's registration will be transferred and you will be notified by email. Please contact your DOC regarding play-up requests.

Refund Policy: Refund for tryout fees must be requested by email and are subject to a $25 administrative fee. No refunds after the close of online registration. (See above for dates.)

Please contact the appropriate Director of Coaching. Contact information can be found by clicking here.

Questions/Contact Info

For general registration or event questions, please email us at admin@charlottesocceracademy.com.

For program questions, please contact the appropriate Director of Coaching.
Contact information can be found by clicking here.

Contact Us

Charlotte Soccer Academy
13501 Dorman Road 
Pineville, North Carolina 28134
Email Us: admin@charlottesocceracademy.com
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