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Official NC Alliance Website
NC Alliance will focus on the development and retention of high-level, dedicated soccer players by providing top-flight coaching, participation at the highest levels of the most competitive tournaments, college recruitment exposure and intensive training. NC Alliance will have teams participating in the u14-u18 age groups for both boys and girls in the 2012-2013 season. Further information regarding coaches, try-out dates and final team placements will be available on the NCA website as soon as NCYSA grants provisional approval in early April.
NC Alliance FAQ
Why form the Alliance?
In order to continue to improve the developmental path for our players by providing more opportunities to reach their goals. The Alliance will provide a larger, structured development pyramid, providing a platform for players from both organizations to come together at the highest level.
Why is it called an umbrella organization?
The NC Alliance will act as a separate entity in regards to collecting fees, paying bills, establishing by laws, etc. However, it will be a 501 c, non-profit which falls under the TFC umbrella, and using the TFC tax id #. This allows the Alliance to use the divisional positions which have been earned by the two clubs.
Who will be on the BOD?
The BOD will consist of two members of the TFC BOD and two members of the FVAA BOD.
What ages will participate?
The Alliance will form teams at the u14-u18 boys and girls age groups.
How much does it cost and what do the fees include?
The club dues will be $1,500 (8 month commitment) for the year for U15-18 age groups, which will include registration fees, insurance, coaching salary, field fees, team camp, and State Cup entry. It does not cover referee fees, uniforms, tournaments, and coaching travel fees. U14 age groups will be $1700 (10 month commitment).
What will happen to players who do not make the Alliance?
Players that are not chosen will be encouraged to continue to play for TFC or FVAA classic teams that will continue to operate in the same manner they do now.
How does this effect the U13 Age Groups and below?
The Alliance will have no immediate effect on how the u13 age groups and below are run. Each organization will continue to provide quality soccer options and run their programs as they see fit.
Where will the teams practice?
Alliance teams will use Wake Med and other locations in proximity to Wake Med as much as possible to have a central location for training.
Who will select the coaches?
The coaches will be selected by the NC Alliance staff, which includes:
Dewan Bader, Director of Soccer; Henry Gutierrez, Director of Senior Boys; Pete Sadin, Director of Senior Girls; Marlow Campbell, Alliance Advisor; Jose Cornejo, Alliance Advisor
What are the colors?
Navy, Red, and Gold
NC Alliance Power Point Presentation - click HERE