What are the costs involved if I’m offered a position on an ADF team?
ADF believes that money should not be a barrier for any player to participate. Limited financial aid is available and we are always looking for sponsors to help support our mission to make ADF soccer possible -regardless of financial situation.
- 2009-2010 (12 month team program): $1500
- 2008-2004 (12 month team program): $1700
- 2003-2000 (12 month team program): $1700
Does ADF offer a payment plan?
Once a player accepts their position on the team, they will need to either pay in full or setup a payment plan by submitting their initial deposit in blue sombrero. ADF offers the flexibility of either a quarterly or monthly payment plan. If you have any questions about fees or payment plans please email the ADF registrar.
What does the team player fee include?
Training 2-3 times per week with a team coach, Fall and Spring leagues, State Cup, training and game field rentals, coaching equipment, registration and administrative expenses.
Uniforms: Includes warm-ups (pants and jacket), game kits (home and away), training kit, rain jacket and backpack. New players are encouraged to buy the entire kit. Please discuss minimum requirements with us should you elect to purchase individual items. Uniforms are purchased from Tursi’s soccer store. Instructions will be provided should you be offered a position on the team.
What does the team player fee not include?
Tournaments, travel expenses (and shared coach travel expenses) and optional futsal.
Tournaments and Travel:
U8 to U10 – Most age groups participate in local tournaments over the summer. The cost associated with the tournament and travel is around $50 per player tournament.
U11 to U18 – Due to the competitive level of our teams, most will travel to tournaments out of state. By accepting a position on the team, families need to be aware and prepared for the costs associated with these tournaments.
Costs include: transportation, registration, hotel, food, share of coach travel costs.
To assist in planning, the following are estimates for different types of tournaments:
Travel by Plane: Approximately $1,000/player (tournament registration, air fare, hotel, food, share of coach travel costs). Most teams will likely travel to at least one such tournaments per year. High school age teams may travel more due to college showcase tournaments to assist with recruiting opportunities.
Travel by Car: Approximately $500/player. Most teams will attend at least one such tournament per year.
Payments for tournaments and travel will be required to Team Accounts. Your team manager and treasurer will facilitate and communicate requirements. Fundraising is available to help cover required costs.
When are tryouts (trials)?
See tryout pages for detailed information:
Where are the tryout (trial) locations?
See tryout pages for detailed information:
What if I can’t make the tryouts (trials)?
Players that miss the official tryout will need to contact ADF and arrange time to be evaluated by a staff coach (additional fee may apply).
Does ADF have teams for boys and girls?
ADF is developing plans to field girls teams, but does not have any girls teams at this time. However, we encourage any girls looking to improve their technical skills to train with our Futeboltraining academy.
What is the Futeboltraining Academy and is it part of ADF?
The Futeboltraining Academy is open to all players 6 years and older looking to improve their individual technical abilities and touch. The Futeboltraining Academy is affiliated with ADF, but they are not the same organization. Many of the same exceptional coaches perform sessions at the Futeboltraining Academy. If you are interested you can learn more here.
What league(s) does ADF compete in?
ADF competes in the top premier league in the state run by the Oregon Youth Soccer Association (OYSA).
What are ADF’s coaching staff qualifications?
Many of the ADF coaches have played professional soccer internationally and still play in semi-pro or top amateur leagues. In addition to having outstanding playing experience, every ADF coach is trained on ADF’s proprietary player development curriculum and must meet a minimum educational standard. All ADF coaches have gone through a background check. ADF hosts clinics and training sessions throughout the year that involve current professionals and international guest coaches who work with the ADF team and academy players. ADF follows the guidelines of USYS and is committed to a safe and positive experience for every player.
What opportunities does ADF provide for international training?
ADF has relationships established with several top clubs in Brazil and Europe. These relationships allow for player exchanges and training trips which provide US players the opportunity to experience soccer (football) at the highest level. International training can range from several weeks to longer term boarding / residency programs. Contact the ADF front office for further details.