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Central Illinois United

2013 Boys and Girls Pre Academy Tryouts

Hello 2013 Soccer Player & Family,

We are excited to announce that we will be offering a Central Illinois United - Pre-Academy winter training program for 2013 Soccer Players. Central Illinois United (CIU) brings the top players in Central Illinois together and provides our players the opportunity to continue to develop their physical, technical, tactical, and mental skills and be consistently challenged through competition against top teams and players from across the country. CIU is a partnership between FC Central Illinois (FCCI), Peoria FC United (PFCU) and the Springfield Area Soccer Association (SASA).

This is supplemental training – you will not leave your home club as full CIU teams start at U13 for boys & girls.

Our teams have accounted for:

  • USYS National Finalists (2007 Girls)
  • Girls Academy Teams Qualifying for Playoffs (2007 & 2008 Girls)
  • Girls Academy Teams at GA National Playoffs (2007 & 2008 Girls)
  • IYSA State Cup Champions (2003 Girls, 2007 Girls, 2006 Boys, 2004 Boys)
  • Multiple IYSA State Cup finalists and semifinalists
  • A US Club National Cup Midwest Regional title and national semifinal appearance
  • Two finals appearances at the prestigious Las Vegas Mayor’s Cup International Showcase
  • Dozens of 1st and 2nd place showings at some of the top college showcases around the country
  • Wins over two reigning national champions (USYS and US Club)
  • Wins over state champs from ten other states
  • Dozens of players who have come through the program have signed on to play in college, two dozen at the Division I level.

Here’s the information you need:

Who: 2013 Boys & Girls

What: 10-week Winter Training Program & Tournament

Tryout Information Dates:

  • Boys
    • Saturday December 9th from 3:30-5pm @ PFCU Indoor
    • Saturday December 16th from 10-11:15am @ Game Time Gym II
  • Girls
    • Saturday December 9th from 2-3:30pm @ PFCU Indoor
    • Sunday December 17th from 4-5:15pm @ Game Time Gym II

Tryout Registration:

Boys & Girls - Central Illinois United

Central Illinois United teams are at the top of the FCCI, SASA & PFCU player development pyramid & have player representation to over 9 clubs from though out Central Illinois. This program is open to all Central Illinois players. The overall focus of the Central Illinois United program is to provide player development of technical, tactical awareness, physical abilities, and psychological growth within an enjoyable and rewarding environment at the highest levels. Our shared mission is to create a healthy, positive, competitive and fun environment, where talented youth athletes from all backgrounds learn how to succeed in life today, and beyond Central Illinois United. We want to develop not only elite soccer players, but also outstanding teammates, leaders, students and citizens.

The goal of CIU is to be the premier soccer club in the Central Illinois area, give opportunities to players to play at the highest levels that would not be possible unless players have to drive 1.5 to 3.5 hours to attain. We want to be the first choice for competitive soccer for both top players and top coaches within our diverse community. CIU is only as strong as the players, families, coaches and the volunteers who work everyday to help us achieve our goals, and who are CIU

Register Here