The MTA Nike Girls College Showcase, hosted by Minnesota Thunder Academy since 2006, gives female teams (U16-U17) the opportunity to play competitive soccer against other top teams during the winter, under perfect conditions, and showcase their talent to college coaches from across the Midwest.
Dates: January 26-27, 2019
Entry Fee: $1099.00 per team
Age Groups: ’00/’01, ’02, ’03, ’04
Location: Academy of Holy Angels Dome, Richfield MN
Forms (to be available closer to tournament time):
Showcase Team Roster
Showcase Player Waiver
Game Schedule – click HERE (available prior to tournament)
- Game balls provided
- Athletic trainer on-site
- 30+ college coaches in attendance
- Minnesota referees
- Parking available in AHA lot
Game time 2 x 35 minute periods (5 minutes at halftime and 5 minutes between games)
Away Teams = White or Light
Home Teams = Dark
No warm up on field
Games must start on time
No added time for any reason
College Coaches In Attendance
College Coaches – register to attend the 2018 Showcase HERE
Gustavus College, University of Minnesota Duluth, Saint Cloud State University, Upper Iowa University, Augsburg College, Concordia St Paul, Seton Hall University, UW-Superior, Minnesota State Mankato, University of Nebraska Omaha, Luther College, Drake University, Saint Benedict’s, Saint Kate’s, North Dakota State University, Iowa State University, Central Michigan University, Manhattan, University of Minnesota, University of Saint Thomas, University of North Dakota, University of Iowa, UW-River Falls, Augustana College, Winona State University, University of Minnesota -Crookston, Bemidji State University, UW – Stout, Wartburg College, South Dakota State University, University of South Dakota, Concordia Moorhead, Ripon College, University of Nebraska, Northern Illinois University
Augsburg, Augustana, Beloit, Bemidji State, Concordia-Moorhead, Concordia-St Paul, Drake, Gustavus, Hamline, Iowa State, Luther, Mankato State, Minnesota, Minnesota Crookston, Minnesota Morris, North Dakota, North Dakota State, Northern Illinois, Northern Iowa, Northwestern, Ripon, South Dakota, South Dakota State, St Benedict’s, St Cloud State, St Thomas, UM-Duluth, University of Sioux Falls, Upper Iowa, UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, UW- Green Bay, UW-Milwaukee, Viterbo, Wartburg, Wisconsin, Youngstown State
The Academy of Holy Angels is located in the southern Twin Cities metro-area, with a new turf field opened in Summer 2018, and new dome for Winter 2018.
Why Choose MTA
Year-round training with the top talent in Minnesota.
Highly-qualified coaches with US Soccer & NSCAA accreditation.
Perfect for serious players who seek a high level of competition.
Gain visibility to collegiate scouts and national team coaches.
What Parents Say
MTA provides elite coaching and technical training other clubs cannot match. They also understand how to prepare the kids for the next level.
The kids that gravitate to MTA push each other to be better soccer players while being good people.
The coaching is consistent. It doesn’t matter who the coach is or what level—Each and every coach is teaching the players how to possess the ball and increasing their soccer IQ. We are always please with the methods.
The training, teaching of ball control and footwork, and knowledge of game strategy is hands above community clubs.
Training is great! If you want to play college soccer MTA is heads above everyone else.
As the years go by, our son is growing so much as a player and we are excited for his future with the club
Great coaching staff!
Challenging every player, at every level, thereby giving an equal opportunity to develop to anyone who wants it.
The coaching and training is excellent as well as the facilities for winter training.
MTA provides a safe and effective training environment. They provide top level coaching for the elite teams and challenge the players to develop their skills.
MTA provides opportunities for soccer players who are very dedicated to the sport through great coaching and playing opportunities.
My son’s coach truly cares about him and every player on his team.
Camps & Clinics
Minnesota Thunder Academy offers various camps & clinics throughout the calendar year. Participation in MTA camps and clinics provides an alternative to private lessons and private training.