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Chipotle fundraiser!

Show your team spirit by joining us for a fundraiser to support MU! Just come into the Edina Chipotle (6801 York Ave So) on Monday, April 20th, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Either print off the coupon below or tell the cashier you're with MU to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Minneapolis United Soccer for the City. Bring your friends and families!

We look forward to seeing you there!


MU News

2015 Minnesota State Cup - Locations & Timing

The US Youth Soccer Minnesota State Cup is a tournament designed to select the Minnesota league team or Midwest Regional team at each age level and gender to represent Minnesota at the US Youth Soccer Midwest Region II Championships. It takes place over the course of several weeks in the early spring. Regional winners will go on to compete in the US Youth Soccer National Championships. Click for more...


TRYOUTS

Tryouts for the Traveling program:

U9-U11; Sun., July 19 (rain dates July 20-23)

U12-U18; Sun., July 26 and 27 (rain dates July 28-30)

To check for openings at this time send an email to: mu.admin@comcast.net

Birth Year Guide: Fall 2015 – Summer 2016

u9 8-1-06 to 7-31-07
u10 8-1-05 to 7-31-06
u11 8-1-04 to 7-31-05
u12 8-1-03 to 7-31-04
u13 8-1-02 to 7-31-03
u14 8-1-01 to 7-31-02
u15 8-1-00 to 7-31-01
u16 8-1-99 to 7-31-00
u17 8-1-98 to 7-31-99
u18 8-1-97 to 7-31-98
u19 8-1-96 to 7-31-97

Uniforms

All new traveling players can order their uniform here:https://planetsoccer.tuosystems.com/stores/musp15late. Use code LateReg at checkout to avoid the late fee. The club assigns all numbers to new players based on what is available in each age group so you can leave that section blank. If you requested a specific number during your registration please be aware that you will most likely not receive that number.  

You may go to Planet Soccer on Lyndale Ave. to try on uniform samples. This is recommended in order to ensure accurate sizes.   

Delivery will be approximately April 15. Managers will be contacted to pick up their team’s items (if any) at Planet Soccer.

We will change uniforms in Summer ’16. 


Traveling openings

There are openings on these Traveling teams:

  • U9 girls and boys
  • U14 C1 boys-goalkeeper
  • U14 C1 girls-goalkeeper and field players
  • U15 C3 girls-goalkeeper
  • U18 Premier girls-goalkeeper

To inquire about these positions please contact Tamba Johnson: tambaj13@yahoo.com612-964-2927

Rec Program and United Camps

Registration for the Rec Program and United Camps is open! 

What times are the games played?

  • U5 co-ed plays either at 5:00, 6:00 or 7:00PM
  • U6-U7: play at 6:00  
  • U8-U9: may play at 6:00 & 7:00  
  • U10-U14: may play at 7:00 & 8:00

What day are the games played?

  • Games run June 8-July 30; no games July 1-2
  • U5 'High Fivers" (co-ed) play on Fridays
  • Each u6-u14 team plays two games per week
  • Boys play Tues/Thurs
  • Girls play Mon/Wed

For more information click on the Rec Program tab above.

To register for the Summer Rec Program: https://minneapolisunited.sportngin.com/register/form/341289221

United Camps:

  • Ball Mastery Camp 1, June 8-12, Pearl Park
  • Ball Mastery Camp 2, June 22 – 26, Pearl Park
  • Ball Mastery Camp 3, July 6-10, Parade Stadium
  • Attacking and Defending Camp, June 15-19, Pearl Park
  • Tryout Prep Camp, July 20-24, Neiman Field

For more information go to: http://www.unitedsoccercamps.org

Register here: https://minneapolisunited.sportngin.com/register/form/464428108

GO MU!

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Goalkeeper Spring Training

MU is providing free goalkeeper training for all u12-u18 dedicated keepers who are rostered to a team for the summer season. All keepers must register: https://minneapolisunited.sportngin.com/register/form/654016649

Dates and times for each session can be found here: http://www.minneapolisunited.org/page/show/1435515-keeper-training-thursday-skills-training


Rec referees needed

Minneapolis United Rec Soccer is looking for experienced referees to work at our summer games.  

Schedule runs from June 8 to July 30.  Games are at 6:00, 7:00, and 8:00PM.

Referees will be scheduled for 2-3 hours per night and must be able to work at least two nights per week, Monday through Thursday, on a set schedule. Vacation times can be covered by substitute refs.

Preference will be given to those who:

  • play or have played for MU (Rec or traveling)
  • are 14 years or older
  • have experience as a soccer referee
  • have ref certification or training through https://www.minnesotasrc.com  (although not required)                                  

Referees are paid $12 per hour/per game. In case of game cancellations due to weather, refs will be compensated at half the hourly rate.  Mentoring will be provided.

A meeting/training session for all interested referees will be held on Saturday, May 30 from 11:30AM-1:00PM at Burroughs Elementary School, 601 W 50th St.  Check-in is at 11:15AM.

Referees should have their own ref shirt, shorts, and watch. (A limited number of ref shirts will be available with a refundable deposit.) Whistles are provided.

If you are interested, please contact Kit at minneapolisunited@yahoo.com. Include in the email the nights you are available to work.


Minneapolis United Names New Coaching Directors!

Minneapolis United’s Travel Soccer Program has experienced significant success and growth over the past several years.  To better position the Club for continued future success, the Board is adjusting the structure of the coaching directors.  Historically, the Club has been divided into a Boys Program and a Girls Program with a coaching director responsible for the quality and success of each program.  With significant growth, MU now has in excess of 60 traveling teams.  The Board feels that 30+ teams are too many for a single coaching director to adequately oversee.  So, effective immediately, the Board will realign the coaching directors to be responsible for specific playing levels.   The Board believes that the new structure will enhance the development and success of all players and teams.   Click here for more...

Other Stories

Thank you for your donations!

Thank you so much to everyone who donated soccer items for me to take with me to my mission trip to Honduras!  The collection was so successful and I ended up collecting this many items:

  • 63 pairs cleats
  • 20 pairs shin guards
  • 9 pairs socks
  • 3 pairs goalie gloves
  • 24 balls 

The cleats were amazing and every single person took them! They were all wearing them the next day and even some of the older adults received a pair and wore them the next day at work because they serve as good shoes for the coffee hills. They absolutely loved them and all of the other items.

I can't even express to you in words how grateful these kids and adults were for your donations. Mothers came up and expressed their gratitude and the head of the organization, Misioneros de Esperanza in Honduras, told me that the kids have never had cleats before because they are too expensive and that she is so thankful for all of you. Their expressions the next day when they were all wearing their new shoes was priceless and that's all thanks to you guys! 

I hope you enjoy the slideshow below!

Thanks so much again!

~Sydney Satre~

Free Goalkeeper Training!

Starts Thursday, November 20th - Registration required

This training is free to all u12-u18 traveling keepers who are rostered on an MU team and registered for the 2015 summer season.

Dates: 11/20-3/19

Blackout dates: 11/27, 12/25, 1/1,

Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm  until 2/5 it changes to 7:00-8:15PM. On the final session, 3/19 the time goes back to 6:00-7:30PM

Location: Augsburg Dome

Ages: U12-U18

Register here:

https://minneapolisunited.sportngin.com/register/form/736758245

MU t-shirt for sale

Planet Soccer is selling MU Spirit Wear items and other MU apparel at their store on Lyndale Ave. Included is a special high quality moisture wicking t-shirt for $30. Available in adult and youth sizes for players and for club fans and supporters to wear while working out and also casually to games to support MU.  This is a great gift item for players and fans of all ages! All proceeds from the sale of this t-shirt and spirit wear items will benefit the John Sylvester Champions Fund (MU’s financial aid fund that benefits players who need assistance paying their fees).

Congratulations to All-Metro players!

Congratulations to the boys and girls from MU that made the All-Metro team. This is a great honor to be recognized as a high school standout. Special recognition to Suad Suljic as he was named Metro Player of the year and All-American. His recognition continues MU's streak of Boys Player's of the year. Suad joins Zach Nieburger (2013 Metro Player of year, 2013 Mr. Soccer, State Gatorade player of year, NSCAA All-American) and Elliot Cassutt (2012 Mr Soccer, Pioneer press player of the year , State Gatorade player of year, NSCAA All-American, State's All Time Leading Scorer) as recent MU Players of the year.

Go MU!

BOYS’ FIRST TEAM ALL METRO (All are seniors unless noted)
FORWARDS/MIDFIELDERS:

  • Suad Suljic, Minnetonka, jr.: The Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year served as the catalyst for the Skippers.
  • Aidan Clemence, Minneapolis Washburn: Led the state with 20 assists in the regular season. Tremendous touch on passes.
  • Will Kidd, St. Paul Como Park: Classy player led Cougars back to the Class 1A state tournament.

GOALKEEPER

  • Kyle Lamott, Eastview: Two-time Metro first team selection posted best statistical season of stellar career.

GIRLS’ FIRST TEAM ALL-METRO
FORWARD:

Lizzie Schneeman, Cretin-Derham Hall: Improved vision and playmaking added to her game. Committed to Notre Dame.

Upcoming Club Events

  • May
  • 30
Rec referee meeting and training session
  • 11:15am- 1:00pm (CDT) Ical_event_icon
  • Burroughs Elementary School, 601 W 50th St.
  • Check-in is at 11:15AM

  • Tag(s): Calendar  Traveling Program 
  • Jun
  • 6
Summer Rec Kick-Off Camp
  • Jun
  • 8
Rec games begin
  • Jun
  • 19
Club Tournament in Blaine