Total Futbol Newsletter  |  Volume 2, Issue 4  |  August 30, 2016
  A Summer Reunion Leads to National Championships


McLean Youth Soccer's storied 96 Green Girls reunited over the summer to stay in shape for the upcoming college soccer season and one thing led to another. After winning the U19 Virginia State Cup and Region I Championships, the team advanced all the way to the USYS National Championships in Dallas, Texas, ending their summer as U19 National Finalists.

                                                               
  High School Players Earn All-Met Honors
  
Four players coached by Total Futbol earned top honors in high school soccer, including Tuscarora High School sophomore Dacheka Kolcum (shown at right), who was a  Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention for the 2016 Spring Season. 










 

 
  Topping the Charts, TF Teams Rise to Higher Brackets

Four teams topped the charts in Spring 2016, earning promotion to higher divisions within their leagues. Collectively, the teams played in 34 games, posting 29 wins, one loss and four ties while scoring 106 goals (average of 3.1 per game) and conceding 21 (average of 0.61 per game).



To see the Fall 2016 division placements and schedules for all 26 teams coached by Total Futbol, click on link below.    




 
  Claire Constant Named "Best XI" for Second Year in a Row

For the second consecutive summer,
Claire Constant  was selected for the ECNL's National Training Camp and was named to the "Best XI" squad. 

She won an all-expenses paid trip to New York City where, on August 3, she mingled with Real Madrid players , including the famed Brazilian defender Marcelo (Claire is at left in picture at right).
 






 
  Teams Win Hardware over Memorial Day Weekend
                                                   
Three teams coached by Total Futbol came home as Champions, and a fourth team as Finalists, from major tournaments held over the Memorial Day weekend.  

In the photo to the right, a player from the Reston Cyclones 02 team (in blue) confounds defenders with his ball control skills. The Cyclones finished as Champions of the top flight in their age group at The Virginian soccer tournament.
 




 
  Program Announcements




2nd Annual Golf Tournament Recap
When TF friends and supporters rallied to buy raffle tickets and tee up at the beautiful Reston National Golf Course in support of a good cause, they raised more than $8,000!   
 

Summer Soccer: Skills & Shenanigans  
Bubble soccer. Need we say more? Once again, Total Futbol summer camps combined serious soccer training with some serious fun for hundreds of players.   
 





College Soccer Page Update!
Since 2012, 80 players coached by Total Futbol are either playing or have committed to play soccer in college. Check out the new commitments for 2017 and 2018!

 

Gear Up for the 2016-17 Season! 
Fans of Total Futbol's distinctive branded training gear (don't forget those new gray beanies!) can stock up now for the coming 2016-17 season.  
 


 

About Total Futbol: 

Since 2005, Total Futbol has offered exceptional coaching, individual training, clinics and camps to soccer players of all ages and abilities in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Total Futbol teams and coaches have excelled - nationally, regionally and locally - at all levels of the sport, winning numerous Virginia State Cup titles, dozens of elite national tournament championships and helping more than 80 athletes commit to play NCAA college soccer. Total Futbol teaches elegant, possession-based soccer, with emphasis on individual player development. Our staff of USSF-certified coaches with extensive playing experience, up to and including at the professional level, allows us to offer a complete set of development pathways for players, teams and clubs looking to elevate and enjoy "the beautiful game."

 

For further information, visit  www.totalfutbol.com.