MTA Player Fees Include:
- Coach Fees/Coach Education
- Club Operations/Administration
- ECNL, DA, MYSA, TCSL league fees applicable to your team
- Referee Fees
- Outdoor Training/Game Fields & Equipment
- Indoor Training/Game Domes/Facility Rental/Equipment
- Goalkeeper Training
- State Cup & President’s Cup (where applicable)
- MTA Girls College Showcase (where applicable)
MTA Player Fees do NOT include:
- Tournaments/Personal & Coach Travel Expenses
- Addt. Team Training
- Winter Leagues
- Addt. Team Fees/Activities (collected by team manager)
2019 Girls Team Expectations
|BIRTHYEAR||TEAM||COACH||LEAGUES – Fees Include||PROJECTED WINTER TRAINING||COST RANGE*|
|2010||U9 Jr||Mackenzie Graybill||TCSL National – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||T/Th/Sun||$1,900|
|2009||U10 Jr||Tim Meyer||TCSL National – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||T/Th/Sun||$1,900|
|2008||U11 Jr||Tommy Sivongsay||TCSL National – Fall & Summer (Winter League addt. fee)||T/Th/Sun||$2,200|
|2008||U11 Jr||TBD||TCSL National/Regional – Fall & Summer (Winter League addt. fee)||T/Th/Sun||$2,200|
|2007||U12 Jr||Tobbe Thorsell||U13 TCSL National – Fall & Summer||T/Th/Sun||$3,000|
|2007||U12 Jr||Tommy Sivongsay||U13 TCSL National/Regional – Fall & Summer||T/Th/Sun||$3,000|
|2006||U13 ECNL||Meghan Schoeberl||ECNL, TCSL National Fall, MYSA U14C1 Summer||M/T/Th||$3,300|
|2006||U13 Elite||Steph Jacobson||NPL*(not included in fees), MYSA U13C1 Summer, TCSL National Fall||M/Th/Sun||$3,000|
|2005||U14 ECNL||Nels Dokken||ECNL, TCSL National Fall, MYSA U14C1 Summer||M/T/Th||$3,300|
|2005||U14 Elite||John Engen||NPL*(not included in fees), TCSL National or Regional Fall, MYSA U14C1 Summer||T/Th/Sun||$3,000|
|2004||U15 ECNL||Bulut Ozturk||ECNL, MYSA Premier I Summer, Eligible play U14 Fall||M/T/Th||$3,100|
|2004||U15 Elite||Olivia Mehlhorn||MYSA Premier I Summer, Eligible play U14 Fall, NPL*(not included in fees) NOTE: Status earned by the 05s, who will play at U14 again. Looking for some great 04s to fill the spot!||T/Th/Sun||$2,800|
|2003||U16 ECNL||Mark Yueill||ECNL, MYSA Premier I Summer||T/W/Th||$3,100|
|2003||U16 Elite||Joe Hartwell||MYSA U16C1 Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||M/Th/Sun||$2,800|
|2002||U17 ECNL||Danny Storlien||ECNL, MYSA U18 Premier I Summer||T/W/Th||$3,100|
|2002||U17 Elite||Joe Hartwell||MYSA U17 Premier I Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||M/Th/Sun||$2,800|
|2001/2000||U18/U19 ECNL||David Alberti||ECNL, MYSA U19 Premier I Summer||T/W/Th||$3,100|
|2001||U18 Elite||Meghan Schoeberl||MYSA U18 Premier I Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||T/Th/Sun||$2,800|
|2001||U18 Elite||Tobbe Thorsell||MYSA U18 Premier 1 Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||T/W/Sun||$2,800|
|2000||U19 Elite||David Alberti||MYSA U19 Premier II Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||T/W/Sun||$2,800|
NPL is the National Premiere League hosted by US Club Soccer for ages U14-U19. It provides both local and national competition, national showcase events, and post-season play-off competition for top teams across the country. Only 7 teams from each age group will be accepted in Minnesota. Acceptance into this league is by application only and will be determined by mid-July.
In 2009, the Minnesota Thunder Academy girls program was announced as an inaugural member club of the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the highest level of female youth soccer in the United States. The ECNL was founded by forward-thinking Directors of Coaching across the country who saw a need for change in and special commitment to improving the daily environment for American elite female youth soccer players. These directors came together and collaborated to build what would become the top female youth development platform in the world. The ECNL continues to be the most progressive and innovative development platform in the country.
Minnesota Thunder Academy is proud to be the only Minnesota club selected to compete in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL).
The Minnesota Youth Soccer Association(MYSA) promotes the game of soccer for all youth in Minnesota. They promote the importance of education, self-esteem, diversity and teamwork in a safe, fun environment, allowing players to develop to their fullest potential in soccer and in life.
Premier League: The MYSA Premier League is a statewide, inter-Member Club league that serves the highest competitive levels in Minnesota within MYSA.
Premier Team: A team that qualifies for placement in a Premier league based on previous season’s state league play, US Youth Soccer Minnesota State Cup finish or the Minnesota Summer State Championships.
Twin Cities Soccer Leagues (TCSL) aims to provide the highest quality soccer league experience in Minnesota.
Levels: Three levels of play at 9U & 10U (Red, White, Blue) and four levels of play at 11U-14U (National, Regional, State, Cities).
MTA Girls Continue to lead the State!
6 ECNL TEAMS
- 1 team placed 3rd in ECNL Nationals
- 3 teams advanced to the ECNL National Playoffs
- 6 ECNL All Conference Players
10 MYSA Premier Teams
- 3 State Cup Winners
- 2 President’s Cup Winners
- 1 National President’s Cup Runner-Up
- 5 League Winners
6 Teams expected to play in National Premier League/NPL*
4 TCSL National Teams