Competitive Red and Black Programs


Competitive Red and Black teams provide committed and ambitious young athletes a challenging training environment. Red and Black teams are selected according to ability during placements. Teams train 3 days/week, with their head coach.  Goalkeepers have one additional day of training per week with TSA goalkeeper coaches. Competitive teams play in a league that is best suited to the level of that team and typically play one tournament/month. Experienced, nationally licensed coaches strive to improve the players skills, broaden their understanding of the game and prepare them to compete at higher levels such as collegiate or professional soccer.

Registration for Red or Black teams does not include coaching fees or tournament costs.

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What you can expect:

  • Experienced, nationally licensed coaches for Red and Black teams.
  • 9-month season for U-14 and below, and a 6-month season for U-15-U-18 (with a 3-month HS break).
  • Competitive, FUN developmental environment that includes good supervision, advice, encouragement, and  feedback.
  • Weekly practice days/times vary. Red & Black teams train 3 times/week. Most training sessions for U-11 and above are 90 minutes.
  • Players are selected through placements held in May.
  • League and tournament play is dependent on the level of play and age of players.



The official TSA uniform consists of one home and one away kit (jersey, shorts, socks), and 2 training T-shirts. Nike is the official equipment supplier of TSA and uniforms are distributed at the beginning of the season.

Other items needed:

  • Shin guards (required for practices and games)
  • Soccer cleats
  • Ball
    • U9-U12 Size 4
    • U13 and above Size 5

Questions regarding the Competitive Program?
Boys: Contact Dave Cosgrove at 520.370.3717.

Girls: Contact Lisa Fraser at or at 520.907.7278.


Registration fees cover the costs for:

  • Official TSA Uniform
  • Field fees, including lights
  • Adminisration fees

Fees do not include coaching fees,
State League referee fees
or tournament and travel expenses.


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