SASA is the ONLY club in the Springfield area that provides its’ players the ability to consistently compete at three distinct competitive tiers from the ages of U8-U19: local, state and Midwest/National.
Our proven development model and highly qualified coaches, have develop some of the best boy’s and girl’s talent in the state.
Player Placement sessions is different approach than a tryout, where there are no cuts. Player placement means that all player will be place on a SASA team from the ages of U8-U14.
SASA is committed to providing development at all levels and to provide the best soccer development environment in Springfield area. Players will be placed based on ability at three distinct levels.
Blue: Highly competitive and elite levels starting at U-11, will compete in SLYSA and go to local, state and regional tournaments. Teams will have a highly qualified USSF licensed coach. All teams U10 and below, will focus on individual and team development and readiness for the next level. Will participate in the CIYSL and local to state level tournaments.
White: Competitive level focused on short term and long term individual development. White levels will have option to play in SLYSA or CIYSL at U11-U19 and compete in tournaments at the local and state level. All teams U10 and below, will focus on individual and team development and readiness for the next level. Will participate in the CIYSL and local to state level tournaments.
SASA Individual Development Academy (SASA IDA): This level is fully focused on individual development at the U9-U14 level. Every training session will be focused on the development of individual skills. These players will be placed at the player placement sessions and will be offered a training only position at the club. This will be a modified program of SASA and will focus on preparing a player readiness to play at a Blue or White level in the following year. This position will also serve as an alternate to birth year age group for game and tournaments if called upon.