April 3 , 2017
Player Development Ticket Offer

One of the many benefits of being a member of the Crew SC Player Development system is each player receives one ticket to two games this spring.  The first ticket offer was at our home opener on March 4th. The final ticket offer is Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 pm. Each player will receive an email with directions on how to redeem your ticket. If you have any questions, you can also contact the Crew SC Player Development Ticket Representative, Nick White at 614.447.4153 or  NWhite@columbuscrewsc.com.
Welcome Brennan Williams

We are excited to announce Brennan Williams as our new Crew SC Camp Coordinator. Brennan is a Cincinnati native and graduate of the University of Findlay where he majored in Marketing and played all four years on the Men's Soccer team as an all-conference forward. Brennan moved here from Dallas, TX where he has spent the past 6 years in the energy industry with several start-up companies and is currently working on his Masters in Sports Industry Management at Georgetown University. Brennan will oversee all Camps and Clinics for the organization and can be reached at 614.447.4211 or BWilliams@columbuscrewsc.com.  Please join us in welcoming Brennan.
Want to go to Europe?

We are excited to announce a new program for our Player Development system - a yearly trip to Europe. The first trip will be in July, 2018 for players with birth years  2005 and 2004 (and family).  Each year thereafter the trip will be for players U13/U14.  In July, 2018, the trip will be to Munich, Innsbruck and Salzburg and will include exciting activities such as friendlies with local clubs, training by local coaches, tours of professional stadiums, as well as trips to the Alps and bicycle tours throughout the cities. Mark your calendars - we will be holding an informational meeting May 1st at 7:00 pm at the Upper 90 lounge at MAPFRE Stadium.
2017-2018 Tryout Dates

We are excited to announce our 2017-2018 tryout dates.  We know that summer planning has already started so we wanted to provide information as soon as possible.  Additional information including times, locations and online registration procedures will be available on May 1st. 

TRYOUTS:

Age Group Dates
U6 (2012)
U7 (2011)
U8 (2010)
Thursday, May 25
U9 (2009)
U10 (2008)
Thursday, June 1
Friday, June 2
U11 (2007)
U12 (2006)
Tuesday, May 30
Wednesday, May 31
U13 (2005)
U14 (2004)
Monday, June 5
Tuesday, June 6
Thursday, June 8
U15 (2003)
U16 (2002)
U17 (2001)
U18 (2000)
U19 (1999)
Monday, June 5
Tuesday, June 6
Thursday, June 8
Crew SC 4v4 Festival

The second annual Crew SC 4v4 Festival for U6-U10 players has been set for August 27, 2017 at  MAPFRE Stadium . Although the event is open to the public (and will sell out), all players in our system for the fall, 2017 season with birth years 2009-2012 will participate and play on the first team field as well as receive tickets to the game against Dallas on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm. 

For those players not included, to register please click here.
Crew SC Residentia l Camps
 
The Columbus Crew SC Residential camp saw its most successful year in 2016 with over 150 campers, we are expecting 2017 to sell out!  
 
The 2017 camp will be held from June 18-22 on the campus of Ohio Dominican University.  Campers will spend a week receiving high quality training, professional development, classroom education, access to Crew SC facilities, pro players, guest speakers and more.
 
We are excited to being announcing our staff for the camp, which will include Player Development staff and college coaches such as:
  • Brian Diaz - Crew SC Player Development Zone 1 Coordinator
  • Steven McCarthy - Pre-Academy Director and Assistant Men's Coach at Denison University
  • David Proctor - Pre-Academy Coach and former Academy Coach
  • Mike Lambeck - Assistant Coach at the University of the Ozarks 

More coaches will be announced on our website, social media and upcoming newsletters.  


 

The Youth Residential Camp is for players ages 9-13 while the College Prep Camp is for ages 14-18.  

 
Click here to register! 
Parent Education

The final Parent Education sessions for the spring, 2017 season will be tonight (Monday, April 3rd) at 7:00 PM at  the  Upper 90 Lounge at  MAPFRE Stadium .  The topic will be Goal Setting: Help your Athlete Get to Where They are Going and presented by Brian Diaz, Crew SC Player Development Zone 1 Coordinator.
Coach/Team Admin of the Year

Does your coach rock? Is your team admin the bees knees?  Crew SC Player Development has now started a Coach and Team Admin of the Year award. Nominations (for the 2016-2017 club year) will be taken through April 30th.  Award winners will be announced the middle of May and recognized at the Crew SC game on June 24th.  To nominate someone, please go to:


Fantasy Camp Registration Now Open

Your experience at the annual Crew SC Fantasy Camp is one you will not forget!   Participants (aged 21+) receive behind-the-scenes access to MAPFRE Stadium, guest appearances by Crew SC staff, a personalized Crew SC uniform, special access to the field during warm-ups, your own locker room for the day, an in-depth personalized experience and the opportunity to play a game in MAPFRE Stadium.

For more information or to register, click here.
Team Camp Dates Announced

Team Camp will be July 31st - August 4 for players with birth years 2012-2003.  Enjoy some benefits such as professional instruction from Crew SC Player Development coaches, age/level appropriate curriculum and a Crew SC Pro Player appearance. For more information of to register click here
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