OP Soccer Club Competitive Tryouts for 2023 / 2024 (Fall/Spring)

  • Friday-Sunday, June 9-11, 2023 (Schedule is posted).
  • It’s highly recommended that players attend pre-tryout camp (info).
  • Location: Blue Valley Switzer District Activity Complex (Friday and Saturday).
  • Sunday tryouts are for those still looking for a team from 9-11 a.m., at Blue Valley Switzer District Activity ComplexRoe Park (No longer at Roe Park) – Registration recommended, walk-ins welcome – No cost for tryouts.
  • Please plan to have your son/daughter at each day (Friday & Saturday) of tryouts based on schedule.
  • OP Soccer Club will have open tryouts for all players.
  • Players should bring water and should be wearing cleats and shinguards (soccer balls will be provided by the club).
  • Registration recommended, walk-ins welcome – No cost for tryouts.
  • If you have any questions, please email info@opsocerclub.org.

Registration Note: OP Soccer Club has moved player registration to Blue Sombrero from Got Soccer. If have already have a Blue Sombrero account created you can use that one with OP Soccer Club or you can create a new account.

Tryout Process

At tryouts all players will be viewed as free agents. Players will be selected onto teams by skill level by our directors of coaching. Academy teams will be set first, pre-academy next and then elite teams. 

Player Registration

All current OP Soccer Club players wishing to play for OP Soccer Club need to register for tryouts even if they can not attend tryouts. If you are a non-OP Soccer Club player and can not attend tryouts, please contact one of our coaches:

  • Tom Holmes (TomH@opsoccerclub.org) – Academy Director of Coaching (U8-U18)
  • Tim Chik (TimC@opsoccerclub.org) – Boys Competitive Director of Coaching (U8-U18)
  • Sean Clarke (SeanC@opsoccerclub.org) – Girls Competitive Director of Coaching (U8-U18)

Tryout Information for Parents

For competitive soccer, the entire playing year starts at tryouts. OP Soccer Club and every club in the region will hold tryouts the second weekend of June. Everyone wishing to play competitive soccer through OP Soccer Club needs to attend tryouts unless you’ve worked out specific permission through your coach.

Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Age Group Chart – Teams are organized by birth year

Birth YearFall 2023 Age Group
2016U8
2015U9
2014U10
2013U11
2012U12
2011U13
2010U14
2009U15
2008U16
2007U17
2006U18
2005U19
2004U20

All players are welcome to attend tryouts, whether or not they have ever played for OP Soccer Club. Players looking for a new team will be identified for all coaches within the age group to meet and evaluate. From there, all coaches in the age group will work together to find the best placement for as many players as possible in that age group.

Each year brings many changes for players across the region. Coaches, members of the OP Soccer Club Coaching Committee and OP Soccer Club board members will be available throughout the entire process to answer any questions you might have.