Charlotte Soccer Academy

2019-2020 Tryouts & Evaluations

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Our Mission

An integrated soccer experience
Access to all levels of play.

Quality coaching and instruction
State-of-the-art curriculum for our players.

Reasonable fees
Leverage buying power, sponsorships and size to provide the best value for our members.

Investment in player development at all levels
Each player will have a balanced and fulfilling experience regardless of the level of play.

A family oriented environment
Players and staff will make friendships that will last a lifetime.


We are excited to present our evaluation and tryout information for 2019! The information below will be updated frequently as we approach tryouts in May - please check back frequently for changes and updates!


General Club Information

We have seven geographic regions within Charlotte Soccer Academy. When registering for tryouts, please be sure to select the appropriate region.  Although we may request that players change regions following tryouts, please register for tryouts in the region that is your first choice.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Uptown (CSA-Uptown)
CSA expanded to the Uptown area in Fall 2019 and will be holding evaluations and tryouts for 9U through 15U boys and girls. Locations used for practice and home games may include Randolph Middle School, Charlotte Preparatory School, McClintock Middle School and Sharon Elementary School. 

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Palisades (CSA-Palisades)
Based in the Lake Wylie/Steele Creek area, CSA-Palisades will hold evaluations and tryouts for 9U through 15U boys and girls. Teams will practice and play home games at The Palisades (14600 Grand Palisades Parkway, Charlotte).

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Palmetto FC (CSA-Palmetto)
CSA is serving our South Carolina residents with the CSA-Palmetto section, which will form teams for boys and girls in age groups 15U - 19U. These teams will participate in the SCYSA leagues for the 2019-2020 season.  Teams will practice and play home games at The Palisades (14600 Grand Palisades Parkway, Charlotte).

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Huntersville (CSA-Huntersville)
CSA expanded to the Huntersville & Lake Norman areas in the 2016-2017 season. Teams will practice and play games at local Huntersville fields and the Strikers Soccer Center (Alexandriana Rd, Huntersville). Read more about CSA-Huntersville by clicking here.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - North (CSA-North)
CSA-North teams will practice and play home games at the
Red Ventures Complex near the Davidson Road (NC 73) exit of I-85 and/or Frank Liske Park. Teams will occasionally utilize Harrisburg Park fields for practice. Read more about CSA-North by clicking here.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Matthews/Mint Hill (CSA-Matthews/Mint Hll)
These teams will be based at Colonel Beatty Park, just south of the town of Matthews adjacent to the Union County border. Teams will practice at Colonel Beatty Park and Hellenic Park. Teams will also utilize Davie Park and the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex located in Matthews. Read more about CSA-Matthews by clicking here.

Charlotte Soccer Academy - Charlotte (CSA-Charlotte)
This is our largest division. These teams will be based at locations throughout the south Charlotte area, including CPI Fields at Flat Branch Park (Polo Ridge ES), William R. Davie Park, Jay M Robinson Middle Shool and our new facility in Pineville, the OrthoCarolina Sportsplex. This is our largest division. Read more about CSA-Charlotte by clicking here.

Please note: Teams for each region will be selected from the tryout registrations for that region! You must attend tryouts for the region where you wish to play on a team.


National Program Information

CSA will be holding Identification Sessions for our national programs during March and April.
Please use these links to find more information.

Boys US Soccer Development Academy ID Sessions - Click here
Boys Elite Clubs National League ID Sessions - Click here
Girls US Soccer Development Academy ID Sessions - Click here

If you have questions concerning the National Programs, please contact the appropriate Director:
Brian Moore at [email protected] (US Soccer Development Academy - Girls)
Steve Gummer at [email protected] (US Soccer Development Academy - Boys)
Steve Magee at [email protected] (Elite Clubs National League for Boys)

Pre-Tryout Information Meetings

CSA will host opportunities for families interested in Charlotte Soccer Academy to meet staff for the 2019-2020 season and gather important information regarding the club and tryouts for the upcoming season. Meetings are available for all ages and levels of competitive play. We strongly recommend attending your age group meeting, especially if you are new to CSA or this will be your first competitive team experience.

Pre-Tryout Meeting Schedule - All areas
UPDATED 4-22-19
Click here

2019-2020 Club Structure and DOC and Coaching Slates

Director and Club Structure Diagram Coming Soon!
Coach and Team List - ALL AREAS
Coming Soon!
Team Tournament List - ALL AREAS
Coming Soon!

2019-2020 Club Fees

Club Fees for 2019-2020 - All Locations
Coming Soon!

Tryout/Evaluation Schedules
UPDATED: 4-17-19 Please check schedules carefully and verify prior to tryouts.
Please note: Teams for each region will be selected from the tryout registrations for that region! You must attend tryouts for the region where you wish to play on a team.

CSA-Charlotte Tryout Schedule
Click here
CSA-Matthews/Mint Hill Tryout Schedule Click here
CSA-North Tryout Schedule Click here
CSA-Huntersville Tryout Schedule
Click here
CSA-Uptown Tryout Schedule
Click here
CSA-Palisades (NC) Tryout Schedule (9U-19U Boys and 9U-15U Girls)
 Click here
Goalkeeper Note: All prospective goalkeepers will register and report to their respective birth year tryout session as posted above.

Venues and Weather Policy

Refer to the schedules for tryout locations and click here for details on our venue locations. In the case of inclement weather, please check the weather hotline at 704-708-4033 for the most up-to-date information concerning cancellations or delays. We will also post the info to our website.


We need a large number of volunteers to make tryouts run smoothly! If you would like to help out, please be sure to indicate that during the tryout registration process. 

Registration and Tryout Fees

 Online Registration Close Date
 Age Group
 May 8 @ NOON
 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U
 (Birth Years 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)
 May 15 @ NOON
 13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U, 18U, 19U
 (Birth Years 2007 - 2001)

The fee for tryouts is $35 if preregistered and paid online prior to the registration close date.

Walkup Registration
Walkup registration will be available at the field on each night of tryouts for $50. Register online to avoid the extra fees! 

Note: Your player will be restricted to registering for their correct age group. Do not alter your child's date of birth during registration. Requests to attend a tryout session for an older age group must be approved by the appropriate DOC. Upon approval by the DOC, your child's registration will be transferred and you will be notified by email. Please contact your DOC regarding play-up requests.

Refund Policy: Refund for tryout fees must be requested by email and are subject to a $25 administrative fee. No refunds after the close of online registration. (See above for dates.)

Registration for CSA-Palmetto (15U-19U Boys and Girls) Tryouts will available soon on the CSA-Palmetto website, please click below to re-direct.

Questions/Contact Info

For general registration or event questions, please email us at [email protected].

For program questions, please contact the appropriate Director of Coaching.
Contact information can be found by clicking here.

Contact Us

Charlotte Soccer Academy
13501 Dorman Road 
Pineville, North Carolina 28134
Email Us: [email protected]
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