PFSA REDS PROGRAM

What is the PFSA REDS travel level?

  • The goal of the PFSA 'REDS' travel level is to provide an elite soccer environment with a more flexible schedule, reducing long distance travel, and allowing multi-sport athletes to continue to develop within our Academy at the U9 and U10 Boys and Girls age groups.

Who can participate in Travel Lite?

  • All players regardless of club affiliation can tryout for the 'REDS' travel level.
  • The relaxed schedule is ideal for multi-sport athletes.
  • 2019-20 Season 'REDS' teams:
    • Boys U9 (2011 & 2012 Birth Year)
    • Boys U10 (2010 Birth Year)
    • Girls U9  (2011 & 2012 Birth Year)
    • Girls U10 (2010 Birth Year)

How do I register my child for the 'REDS' travel level tryout?

What is the commitment level to be a 'REDS' travel player?

  • Example Schedule:
    • June: following tyrouts attend 4 optional training sessions.
    • July & August: OFF - NO TEAM EVENTS.
    • September:
      • team starts up after labor day.
      • 1 weekly training session.
      • fall CSL league games.
      • 1 fall tournament (Columbus weekend).
      • season ends the week of Thanksgiving.
    • December & January: OFF - NO TEAM EVENTS.
    • February & March:
      • Winter Futsal Training & League (1 weekly event).
      • Winter Futsal Tournament (Feb).
    • April & May:
      • 1 weekly training session.
      • Spring CSL league games.
      • 1 spring tournament (April).
      • season ends the week prior to Memorial weekend.

What is the cost to be a 'REDS' travel player?

  • $975.00 per player.
  • The below items are included in this fee:
    • adidas uniforms
    • field rental fees
    • fall & spring league fees
    • tournament fees
    • winter futsal league fees
    • club reg fee
    • club player development fee
  • What is not covered in the fee?
    • travel to and from games/events is the responsibility of parents.
    • referee fees for league games.

Who coaches within the REDS travel level?

  • All 'REDS' teams will be assigned a PFSA Head Staff Coach that will be present at all team events. All coaches are USSF, EPYSA, or USC licensed coaches and have all valid PA State clearances.

Will PFSA still offer traditional travel at the U9 & U10 age groups?

  • YES! PFSA will continue to offer traditional travel soccer in these age groups which run on a 10 month calendar and 3 events per week. The 'REDS' program is an optional new level for families/players that want more flexibility and less commitment.

Questions?

  • For any questions please contact the below club contacts:
    • Boys 'REDS' Travel Level U9 & U10
      • Jonathan Rhodes: Boys Technical Director (jrhodes@pennfusion.org)
    • Girls 'REDS' Travel Level U9 & U10
      • Tino Mueller: Girls Technical Director (tmueller@pennfusion.org)
  • For more in-depth information please attend our 2019-20 season Open House

 

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