Zone 2 (U15-U19)

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Zone 2 Representative Program is a competitive experience for players born between 2006-2012 that requires players to be evaluated for team placement and provides a higher level of competition and commitment than our Recreational Program. Teams at these age groups begin to travel out of state for league and tournament games. 

  • 6 (U15-U19) or 10 (U13-U14) month program

  • Training twice a week

  • Included optional technical training once per week with local college players & coaches

  • Specialized training for goalkeepers

  • Winter indoor training twice a week (outdoor training weather permitting)

  • 6-8 league games per fall or spring seasons

  • Multi-day tournaments for each team and age group

  • Set Style of Play Handbook designed by Technical Director and Direct Of Coaching

 

2024-2025 Zone 2 Program

Tryout Information - Coming Soon

Boys & Girls with 2006 - 2012 Birth Years

 

DEVELOPMENT PHILOSOPHY

Winning games will be a product of developing players over a long period of time. Learning how to win is part of development, but the individual player actions and team principles will be key to allow for successful results.

  • Create a player-centered environment, putting players into game-like situations to learn from experiences.

  • Continue to develop the individual player within a team setting.

  • Instill passion for the game within our players through the energy and enthusiasm of our coaches.

  • Build opportunities for our players to advance their life skills within our community. 

  • Teach individual player actions and key team principles, within our desired Delaware Union Style of Play.

  • Position players in a training and game environment where they will experience a balance of challenge and success.

  • U13-U14 (11v11): Positional profiling begins, players will get more opportunity to grow in 1-2 positions as coaches continue to identify their ‘key positional qualities’. 
  • U15-U19 (11v11): Provide players the opportunity to move up and down a level or age within our club, to give them the appropriate challenge or success, to aid in their individual development when needed.