MTA Player Fees Include:
- ECNL, MYSA, TCSL league fees applicable to your team
- Referee Fees
- Outdoor Training/Game Fields & Equipment
- Indoor Training/Game Domes/Facility Rental/Equipment
- Goalkeeper Training
- Coach Fees/Coach Education
- Club Operations/Administration/Insurance
MTA Player Fees do NOT include:
- Tournaments/Personal & Coach Travel Expenses
- Winter Leagues or add’l team training
- Add’l Team Fees/Activities
Danny Storlien has been an important part of MTA for 18+ years
- USSF A License, USSF Youth license and NSCAA Premier license.
- Masters in Education and in Athletic Administration
- Teacher and HS boys’ soccer coach for 23 years at Bloomington Jefferson
- Former Professional Men’s Asst Coach, Minnesota Thunder
- Former Semi-Professional Women’s Coach, Minnesota Lightning
- Former Region II ODP Staff Coach
- Former Athletic Director, Jefferson High School
- 3 time ECNL Champions League Playoffs
- ECNL Midwest Division Champions
- Played D1 college soccer at UW-Green Bay and DIII at St Mary’s
- Played high school soccer at Park Cottage Grove
- Caption of both college and high school teams.
Tobbe Thorsell is an established soccer coach and director
- 15 years’ experience coaching youth soccer in Minnesota
- High school coaching experience
- 6 years of collegiate coaching experience.
- Played for IF Brommapojkarna Youth Academy in Sweden
- Assistant Coach at Gustavus Adolphus College – 3 MIAC Championships and NCAA berths.
- Played semi-professional soccer for Swedish Club IFK Viksjo.
- USSF National D License and NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
- USSF National C License certification in process
2019-2020 Girls Team Expectations
|BIRTHYEAR||TEAM||COACH||LEAGUES – Fees Included||PROJECTED WINTER TRAINING||COST RANGE*|
|2011||U9 Jr||TBD||TCSL National – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||TBD||$1,900|
|2011||U9 Jr||TBD||TCSL National/Regional – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||TBD||$1,900|
|2010||U10 Jr||TBD||TCSL National – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||TBD||$1,900|
|2010||U10 Jr||TBD||TCSL National/Regional – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||TBD||$1,900|
|2009||U11 Jr||TBD||TCSL National – Fall & Summer (Winter League add’l fee)||TBD||$2,200|
|2009||U11 Jr||TBD||TCSL Nat/Reg – Fall & Summer (Winter League add’l fee)||TBD||$2,200|
|2008||U12 Jr||TBD||TCSL National – Fall & Summer||TBD||$2,200|
|2008||U12 (11v11)||TBD||U13 MYSA C1 – Fall & Summer||TBD||$3,000|
|2007||U13 ECNL||TBD||ECNL, TCSL National Fall, MYSA U14C1 Summer||TBD||$3,300|
|2007||U13 Elite||TBD||MYSA C1 Summer, TCSL National Fall, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$3,000|
|2006||U14 ECNL||TBD||ECNL, TCSL National Fall, MYSA C1 Summer||TBD||$3,300|
|2006||U14 Elite||TBD||TCSL National or Regional Fall, MYSA U14C1 Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$3,000|
|2005||U15 ECNL||TBD||ECNL, MYSA PR1 Summer, Eligible play U14 Fall||TBD||$3,100|
|2005||U15 Elite||TBD||MYSA PR1/PR2/C1 Summer, Eligible play U14 Fall, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$2,800|
|2004||U16 ECNL||TBD||ECNL, MYSA Premier I Summer||TBD||$3,100|
|2004||U16 Elite||TBD||MYSA U16 PR1/PR2 Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$2,800|
|2003||U17 ECNL||TBD||ECNL, MYSA Premier I Summer||TBD||$3,100|
|2003||U17 Elite||TBD||MYSA PR2/C1 Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$2,800|
|2002/2001||U18/U19 ECNL||TBD||ECNL, MYSA U19 Premier I Summer||TBD||$3,100|
|2002||U18 Elite||TBD||MYSA Premier I Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$2,800|
|2001||U19 Elite||TBD||MYSA Premier 1 Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$2,800|
|2001||U19 Elite||TBD||MYSA Premier 2 Summer, NPL* (not included in fees)||TBD||$2,800|
NPL is the National Premiere League hosted by TCSL/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.
Minnesota Thunder Academy is proud to be the only Minnesota club selected to compete in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL).
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.
In 2019, the Minnesota Thunder Academy boys program was added to the 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 2017-18
- 3 teams advanced to the ECNL National Playoffs 2017-18
- 6 ECNL All Conference Players 2017-18
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