HS Girls Soccer

Soccer Girls Varsity


Coach: Adam Bierman   |   Contact: ABierman@scholarsnyc.com


Tryout Dates:  August 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25   9:00am-11:00am

Please ensure you have both your PSAL Medical Form and PSAL Parent Consent Form


If you are trying out for any Sport you must have:

  • PSAL MEDICAL (see print version here): Signed and Stamped by a doctor
  • PSAL Sign Consent form (see print version here):  initialed in all 13 locations
  • Scholars’ Permission Slip
  • Be in good academic standing.  Contact the coaches and they will be able to give you accurate information on your standing.

Check the Official PSAL Roster and Full Schedule below


Tryout Requirements and Expectations

Click here to fill out interest form for Varsity Soccer 

Speed Test:

40-yard sprint – Each athlete will timed when sprinting for 40 yards.  They will complete this 3-5 times.  Their times will be averaged and they will be given a rating from 1-5

Agility Test:

30-yard slalom – two rows of four cones will be set up.  Each row will be 10 yard apart and each cone in each row will be 10 yards apart.  Each athlete will start at the first cone in the first row.  They will sprint to the second cone in the second row.  From that cone they will sprint to the third cone in the first row.  From that cone they will sprint to the fourth cone in the second row.  From that cone they will sprint to the fourth cone in the first row, then the third cone in the second row, then the second cone in the first row, and finally the first cone in the second row.  They will complete the 30-yard slalom 3-5 times.  They will be timed each time, their times will be averaged, and they will be given a score from 1-5.

Endurance Test:

20m Shuffle – A starting gate and an end gate will be set up 20 meters apart with a recovery area cone set up 5 meters.  They will start out by being given 14.5 seconds to run from the start gate to the end gate.  They will be prompted to begin by a beep.  When they hear a second beep, they will run from the end gate to the starting gate.  Upon reaching the starting gate, they will be given time to lightly jog around in the recovery area.  They will hear another beep to indicate that they must return to a stationary position at the starting gate.  They will repeat this process with the time limit decreasing each time.  They will continue this process until they have two unsuccessful attempts.  They will be given a warning on their first failed attempt.  The number of successful attempts will be recorded and each athlete will be given a score from 1-5. http://www.topendsports.com/testing/tests/20mshuttle.htm

Dribbling / Ball control:

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

  • Student’s eyes are constantly focused on the ball and does not look up
  • Student uses their toe to dribble.
  • Student must run after the ball while stopping or changing direction.
  • Student’s eyes are focused on the ball and occasionally looks up
  • Student uses their toe to dribble the ball.
  • Student does not keep the ball close to the body consistently.

 

  • Students keep eyes up
  • Keep ball close to body
  • Uses both feet to dribble
  • Student has to regain control to stop or change direction

 

  • Students keep eyes up
  • Keep ball close to body
  • Uses both feet to dribble
  • Stops or changes direction while keeping control

Passing:

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

  • No steps are taken to approach the ball (stand and swing)
  • Students eyes are on the ball not on the target
  • Contact is made with the toe
  • No follow through
  • The ball travels inaccurately to the target

 

  • Student starts behind the ball but approaches with unbalanced steps
  • Students eyes are on the ball and not on the target
  • Student contacts the ball with their toe
  • Student has limited follow through with passing leg
  • The ball travels inaccurately to the target
  • Student starts behind the ball and approaches with balanced steps
  • Students eyes are on target and not on the ball
  • Student turns their leg while swinging and makes contact with the side of their foot
  • Student follows through with passing leg
  • The ball travels accurately to the target but student cannot repeat accurate pass consistently
  • Student starts behind the ball and approaches with balanced steps
  • Students eyes are on target and not on the ball
  • Student turns their leg while swinging and makes contact with the side of their foot
  • Student follows through with passing leg
  • The ball travels accurately to their target
  • Student can repeat this process at least 5 times in a row with same results

Shooting:

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

 Execution Shooting foot is not extended at the ankle Shooting foot is extended at the ankle  Shooting foot is extended at the ankle Shooting foot is extended at the ankle
 Planting foot is not parallel to the soccer ball Planting foot is parallel to the soccer ball Planting foot is parallel to the soccer ball Planting foot is parallel to the soccer ball
 Shooting knee is not over the ball Shooting knee is not over the ball Shooting knee is over the ball Shooting knee is over the ball
Head is up  Head is up  Head us up  Head is down
 Ball is not struck with the laces Ball is not struck with the laces Ball is not struck with the laces Ball is struck with the laces
 Post-Execution  No follow through No follow through No follow through Follow through
 Accuracy 0-1 goals 2-3 goals 4 goals 5 goals
Click the image to see the Girls Soccer Rubric
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