Augusta Premier Travel

The mission of the premier travel program is to provide a training and game developmental setting preparing players for advancement to SOCA-Elite Travel program.  Player development takes place through elevated commitment and competition.

Premier teams represent the highest level of travel competition within Skyline Club Soccer League.  SOCA-Augusta Premier teams are based out of Augusta County and typically play home games at Ridgeview Park.  Premier teams not only offer a path to advancement to the SOCA-Elite program but also a destination for those players interested in a more regional travel program offering.

  • Tryouts and Team Formation

    Tryouts

    This program uses selection through tryout process only. All players must tryout for top level of travel age group. Team creation and player placement based upon ability.

    Visit the tryouts page for more information

    Team Formation

    Players are separated into U11-U18/19 age groups and boys and girls teams. The number of teams may vary per age group where player ability and coaching resources dictate.

    Teams are formed at the discretion of the SOCA Director of Coaching.

  • Leagues & Tournaments

    Premier teams participate in the highest level of play in the Skyline Club Soccer League.

    Skyline league play consists of 8-10 matches per season. Additional friendly matches and scrimmages will be arranged seasonally by the SOCA Charlottesville Premier Coordinator. Premier teams will compete in two tournaments per season, typically one prior and one following the fall and spring season.

    U15-18/19 teams will only compete in the Fall Skyline season and will be eligible for spring High School play.

  • Training Sessions

    There are training sessions twice per week.

    In the U15-U18/19 age groups, there is an emphasis on the technical, tactical, physical and psychological components of the game and preparing players for possible collegiate opportunities but more importantly, preparing for a successful high school season.

    In the U14-U11 age groups, there is a heavy emphasis on the technical development (skills/fundamentals) of each player.

  • Team Commitment

    Premier teams are selected in the late spring (June), begin training in late summer (first week of August). Players commit to participate for the entire year.  U15-U18 teams will only have a fall season while the U11-U14 teams are expected to play in both the fall and spring season.

    There are no refunds after the registration deadline in June. Players must commit to participating for the full year by this time. Exceptions are only made for medical reasons or family relocation.

    The Skyline Club Soccer League serves the southwestern part of Virginia. Premier teams will travel as far as Blacksburg as well as other regional localities such as Harrisonburg or Lynchburg.

    Current List of Skyline Premier Clubs:
    Central Virginia United (Lynchburg)
    New River United (Blacksburg)
    Shenandoah Valley United (Harrisonburg)
    SOCA – Augusta
    SOCA – Charlottesville
    Valley Association Football Club (Roanoke)

  • Costs

    U11-U12 SOCA-Augusta Premier Teams – $840
    2 payments ($480 due 6/5/18 and $360 due 10/1/18)

    U13-U14 SOCA-Augusta Premier Teams – $890
    2 payments ($505 due 6/5/18 and $385 due 10/1/18)

    U15-U18/19 SOCA-Augusta Premier Teams – $560 due 6/5/18

    ***There are no fees to tryout for the program, all fees are due after teams are selected.  There are no refunds after the registration deadline.***

    ***Uniforms are not included in the fees.***

  • Financial Aid

    Financial aid is available to qualifying players. Please visit the Financial Assistance page for more information

  • Tryouts and Team Formation
  • Leagues & Tournaments
  • Training Sessions
  • Team Commitment
  • Costs
  • Financial Aid

Tryouts and Team Formation

Tryouts

This program uses selection through tryout process only. All players must tryout for top level of travel age group. Team creation and player placement based upon ability.

Visit the tryouts page for more information

Team Formation

Players are separated into U11-U18/19 age groups and boys and girls teams. The number of teams may vary per age group where player ability and coaching resources dictate.

Teams are formed at the discretion of the SOCA Director of Coaching.

Leagues & Tournaments

Premier teams participate in the highest level of play in the Skyline Club Soccer League.

Skyline league play consists of 8-10 matches per season. Additional friendly matches and scrimmages will be arranged seasonally by the SOCA Charlottesville Premier Coordinator. Premier teams will compete in two tournaments per season, typically one prior and one following the fall and spring season.

U15-18/19 teams will only compete in the Fall Skyline season and will be eligible for spring High School play.

Training Sessions

There are training sessions twice per week.

In the U15-U18/19 age groups, there is an emphasis on the technical, tactical, physical and psychological components of the game and preparing players for possible collegiate opportunities but more importantly, preparing for a successful high school season.

In the U14-U11 age groups, there is a heavy emphasis on the technical development (skills/fundamentals) of each player.

Team Commitment

Premier teams are selected in the late spring (June), begin training in late summer (first week of August). Players commit to participate for the entire year.  U15-U18 teams will only have a fall season while the U11-U14 teams are expected to play in both the fall and spring season.

There are no refunds after the registration deadline in June. Players must commit to participating for the full year by this time. Exceptions are only made for medical reasons or family relocation.

The Skyline Club Soccer League serves the southwestern part of Virginia. Premier teams will travel as far as Blacksburg as well as other regional localities such as Harrisonburg or Lynchburg.

Current List of Skyline Premier Clubs:
Central Virginia United (Lynchburg)
New River United (Blacksburg)
Shenandoah Valley United (Harrisonburg)
SOCA – Augusta
SOCA – Charlottesville
Valley Association Football Club (Roanoke)

Costs

U11-U12 SOCA-Augusta Premier Teams – $840
2 payments ($480 due 6/5/18 and $360 due 10/1/18)

U13-U14 SOCA-Augusta Premier Teams – $890
2 payments ($505 due 6/5/18 and $385 due 10/1/18)

U15-U18/19 SOCA-Augusta Premier Teams – $560 due 6/5/18

***There are no fees to tryout for the program, all fees are due after teams are selected.  There are no refunds after the registration deadline.***

***Uniforms are not included in the fees.***

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to qualifying players. Please visit the Financial Assistance page for more information