MTA Player Fees Include:
(Billed by MTA in Commitment Registration)
- Applicable ECNL, MYSA and/or TCSL league fees
- 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 Team Fees include:
(Billed by Team Manager)
- Tournaments & Game Travel/Player & Coach Expenses (Estimate includes: player flight &/or bus and hotel)
- Add’l Team Fees/Activities
MTA Player/Team Fees do NOT include:
- NPL/Winter League Fee (to be billed separately)
- National Championships/Playoffs (to be billed separately)
Danny Storlien has been an important part of MTA for 19+ years
- USSF A License, USSF Youth license and NSCAA Premier license.
- Masters in Education and in Athletic Administration
- Teacher & HS boys’ soccer coach at Bloomington Jefferson since 1996
- Former Professional Men’s Asst Coach, Minnesota Thunder
- Former Semi-Professional Women’s Coach, Minnesota Lightning
- Former Region II ODP Staff Coach
- Has coached:
- 34 Current Division I Players
- 349 Players Who Played Collegiate Soccer
- 11 Youth National Team players
- 17 Minnesota Ms. or Mr. Soccer Award Recipients
- 18 Gatorade Players of the Year
- 16 NSCAA or USC HS All Americans
- 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.
- Former professional Goalkeeper for MN Strikers.
- Former GK Coach for MN Thunder professional team.
- Played for Team USA at the World University Games in Japan
- 4 year starter & captain at St John’s University
- McDonald’s NSCAA All-American
- Holds NSCAA & MIAC goalkeeping records
- 15 yr Boys HS Varsity Coach
- USSF B License
- NSCAA GK (Levels I, II & III)
- Has coached youth soccer in Minnesota since 2006
- 11 years of Boys High School coaching, JV boys and Varsity Assistant
- 4 years collegiate soccer player
- USSF Grassroots E/F.
- USSF D License in process.
50% of our Girls’ Coaches are
A or B Licensed
2019-2020 Girls Team Expectations
|BIRTH YEAR||TEAM||COACH||LEAGUES – Fees Included in MTA Player Fees||TENT.
|MTA PLAYER FEES||EST. TEAM FEES||TEAM EXPECTATIONS|
|2011||U9 Jr||Allie Knutson||TCSL National – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||TBD||$1900||$200-$500||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2011||U9 Jr||TBA||TCSL National/Regional – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||TBD||$1900||$200-$500||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2010||U10 Jr||Mackenzie Graybill||TCSL National – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||TBD||$1900||$300-$600||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2010||U10 Jr||TBA||TCSL National/Regional – Fall, Summer & 4 Winter Fests||TBD||$1900||$300-$600||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2009||U11 Jr||Mark Abboud||TCSL National – Fall & Summer (Winter League add’l fee)||TBD||$2200||$500-$1200||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2009||U11 Jr||TBA||TCSL Nat/Reg – Fall & Summer (Winter League add’l fee)||TBD||$2200||$500-$1200||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2008||U12 Pre-ECNL||Tommy Sivongsay||U13 MYSA C1 – Fall & Summer||TBD||$3000||$500-$1200||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2008||U12 Jr||TBA||TCSL National – Fall & Summer||TBD||$2200||$500-$1200||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2007||U13 ECNL||David Alberti||ECNL Midwest Conf., MYSA U14C1 Fall/Summer||TBD||$3300||$1800-$2500||
ECNL Away Games
1 ECNL National Event
|2007||U13 Elite||Tommy Sivongsay||MYSA C1 Fall/Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$3000||$1000-$2000||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2006||U14 ECNL||Meghan Schoeberl||ECNL Midwest Conf, MYSA U14 First Division Fall/Summer||TBD||$3300||$1800-$2500||ECNL Away Games
1 ECNL National Event
|2006||U14 Elite||Steph Jacobson||MYSA U14 First Division Fall/Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$3000||$1000-$2000||1-2 Fall/3-4 Summer Tournaments|
|2005||U15 ECNL||Danny Storlien||ECNL Midwest Conf, MYSA PR1 Summer, Eligible play U14 Fall||TBD||$3100||$3000-$4000||ECNL Away Games
2 ECNL National Events
|2005||U15 Elite||Steph Jacobson||MYSA PR1 Summer, Eligible play U14 Fall, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$2800||$1500-$2000||3-5 Showcases &/or Tournaments|
|2004||U16 ECNL||David Alberti||ECNL Midwest Conf, MYSA Premier I Summer||TBD||$3100||$4000-$5500||ECNL Away Games
3 ECNL National Events
|2004||U16 Elite||Tobbe Thorsell||MYSA U16 Premier I Summer, NPL*(not included in fees)||TBD||$2800||$1500-$2000||3-5 Showcases &/or Tournaments|
|2003||U17 ECNL||Mark Yueill||ECNL Midwest Conf, MYSA Premier I Summer||TBD||$3100||$4000-$5500||ECNL Away Games
3 ECNL National Events
|2003||U17 Elite||Joe Hartwell||MYSA Premier 2 Summer||TBD||$2800||$1500-$2000||3-5 Showcases &/or Tournaments|
|2002/2001||U18/U19 ECNL||Danny Storlien||ECNL Midwest Conf, MYSA U19 Premier I Summer||TBD||$3100||$3000-$4000||ECNL Away Games
1-2 ECNL National Events
|2002||U18 Elite||Joe Hartwell||MYSA Premier I Summer||TBD||$2800||$1500-$2000||3-5 Showcases &/or Tournaments|
|2001||U19 Elite||Tobbe Thorsell||MYSA Premier 1 Summer||TBD||$2800||$1500-$2000||3-5 Showcases &/or Tournaments|
|2001||U19 Elite||TBA||MYSA Premier 2 Summer||TBD||$2800||$1500-$2000||3-5 Showcases &/or Tournaments|
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