American Family Insurance Dream Tryouts
Atlanta United and American Family Insurance have joined together again to give aspiring athletes the opportunity to tryout for a professional contract with Atlanta United through the American Family Dream Tryouts. Consisting of one professional tryout at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground in Marietta, Georgia, the American Family Insurance Dream Tryouts are a great way for up and coming players to get a shot at their dreams.
Here's what you need to know:
- When: November 18th, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
- Where: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground (861 Franklin Gateway SE, Marietta, GA 30067)
- Who: At this time, these tryouts are for males only.
- Age: 17+ (Birthdate must be on or before 11/18/01) No exceptions!
- Cost: $150.
- NOTE: All participants must pay the fee to be registered. You will receive an e-mail confirmation when the registration process is complete.
Spaces are limited and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q: Who is able to participate in the American Family Insurance Dream Tryouts?
The tryout is for 17+ year-old male soccer players with aspirations to play professionally for Atlanta United.
Q: When and where will the tryout take place?
The tryout will take place on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground (861 Franklin Gateway SE, Marietta, GA 30067.) *Please note – no entry will be allowed at the facility, all players must enter via the shuttle from the off-site parking lot
Q: What is the structure of the tryouts? Am I guaranteed playing time?
The tryout will consist of 9v9 and 11v11 games so that players can be evaluated in game situations. Each player is guaranteed about 40 minutes of playing time per hour.
Q: What do I need to bring on the day of the tryout?
You will need to bring wear your preferred soccer gear (boots, socks, shin guards, shorts, sliders). Atlanta United will provide you with a shirt to wear throughout the tryout. You will also need to bring your ID and Waiver form which you can download from the registration page.
Q: If I am not yet 17, may I still participate?
No, the professional tryout is only for players +17. Your 17th birthday must be on or before November 18th, 2001. If you do not qualify but are interested in our Academy (U12-U19), please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: How are players evaluated?
Players will be evaluated by the Atlanta United coaching and technical staff according to their ability, potential, and character.
Q: How do you know if you are selected for the team?
The Atlanta United technical staff will contact you individually if they are interested in offering you a contract. You will also receive notification one week after the tryout if you were not selected.
Q: Is there a deadline to register?
Yes, the deadline to register and make your payment is one week before the tryout on Nov. 11th, 2018.
Q: Can I drive my own vehicle directly to the tryouts?
No all participants will be required to arrive at the shuttle area and catch a bus to the Training Ground. Please arrive promptly at 12:00 pm.
Q: Can my family/friends come and watch me tryout?
Only registered participants will be allowed to attend the tryouts. No one without a waiver and registration form will be allowed into the Training Ground.
Q: Will Atlanta United assist and pay for travel to participate in the tryout?
Atlanta United will not be able to assist or pay for travel.
Q: Will Atlanta United assist in securing a visa?
Atlanta United will not be able to assist in securing a visa for any player at this time.
Q: What airport should I use if I am flying?
Hartsfield-Jackson International (ATL) is the most convenient airport for travel.
After completion of registration, participants will continue to receive updates from our staff in the days leading up to the event. Should you have any additional questions, please contact us at email@example.com.