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Program Age General Information
 Ages: 13U-19U (Boys)
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The platform, created by MLS in 2020, includes more than 8,000 players throughout the U.S. and Canada, will consist of elite year-round competition, as well as player identification initiatives, coaching education opportunities, and additional programming to create the premier player development environment.
 Ages: 13U-19U (Girls) 

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 The Girls Academy (GA) is the leading youth development platform for the best female players in the United States. The GA is the only national youth soccer platform that represents the collective vision of member clubs and actively engages the voice of the players to take real ownership in the GA.

SSA was announced as a member of the GA in February 2021, and will enter competition as of the Fall 2021 season both in the top tier GA League, and in the second tier Development Player League (DPL).
 Ages 13U-19U Boys

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The National Premier League Program is a regional league, and offers players the opportunity to compete against some of the most competitive clubs in the Southeast. At 13U and above, the League sits above the regional SCCL league in terms of level of competitiveness of the teams. Players are selected through the same tryout process as the other SSA programs.  
 Ages 13U-19U Girls 

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 The (Girls') Development Player League is structured to provide a second tier within the Girls Academy League, and offers clubs the opportunity to provide a competitive environment to utilize as a proving ground for the Girls Academy. 
 Ages 12U-19U 
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The Southeastern Clubs Champions League is a league comprising mostly of teams in the metro Atlanta area. The league, of which SSA is a founding member, was formed in 2018 by clubs searching for a better way to offer youth soccer programming for the serious soccer player.  Each age group and gender offers multiple divisions of play and incorporates a promotion/relegation system at the 13U and older ages. 
 Ages 9U - 12U

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The SSA Academy Program is for players looking for a high-quality training and playing environment under the supervision of experienced and qualified staff where an enthusiasm for, and a commitment to, the game is nurtured and rewarded. Players typically go through a 'tryout' assessment in late May for the entire year or in Dec or Jan for just the Spring season, though players may join at other times of the year if space is available. The program is generally regarded as the starting point for players interested in moving into our NPL & SCCL teams and playing HS and College soccer in the future. At the 12U age group, players are eligible to tryout for a clubwide 'Elite' team which participates in a 12U version of the SCCL League. 
 Ages 6U - 8U

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The SSA Pre-Academy is a soccer development program for 6U and 8U boys and girls which aims to accelerate the technical and tactical development of players preparing to participate in the 9U-12U Academy program. Players are selected through an assessment process in January for the February-to-May Spring season and July for the August-to-November Fall season. 
 Ages 4U - 6U

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The SSA Recreational Program is for players new to the game and for parents of experienced players looking for a fun, purposeful, and low-cost program in the fall and/or spring. The club has a no try-out/no cut policy and players of all ability levels are encouraged to participate. Registration for the Spring season (March through May games) starts in mid-November and ends late January. Registration for the Fall season (September through November games) starts mid-May and ends late July. Rosters are created in such a way whereby each player should play a minimum of 50% of each game.


SSA Northside
40 Whitlock Place, 200
Marietta, Georgia 30064

Phone: 678-594-5041
Email: [email protected]