ADP 2018-19 Tryout Information
ADP Tryouts for the 2018-19 season have now concluded. We thank all of our participating families and players!
What to Expect After Tryouts
We expect to notify players of the outcome of the tryouts very soon. Results will be posted on this page. Participating families and players will be notified by email once this list for their age group is posted on this page.
Selections for the 2018-19 Season
ADP Parents Night will be this Thursday, June 21st at the Kenmore Middle School cafeteria from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. This will be an opportunity for parents to hear from Director Mike Woods about the program and have any questions you may have answered.
How are players evaluated and selected for ADP teams?
Players are evaluated using several criteria during tryouts each year. The three most important areas of evaluation are technical ability, speed, and character.
● Can a player handle the ball technically under pressure and in tight spaces?
● Pure Speed – Is the player fast from point A to B?
● Technical Speed – Can the player handle the ball under pressure?
● Tactical Speed – Can the player make fast decisions with and without the ball?
● Does the player like to compete?
● Is he/she a positive influence on the group?
● Does the player possess a high work rate?
● Does the player bring passion and energy to the game?
Players are evaluated in these and other areas. If selected, players will be placed on teams based in part on where they live, where their school is located, and/or where their developmental needs are best met. Players that are not selected for the ADP will be provided with information on Recreational Soccer and other programs in Arlington Soccer Association.