Total Futbol Newsletter  |   Volume 3, Issue 1  |   December 20, 2016
  Tournaments Galore: Preseason, Postseason & In Between

Teams coached by Total Futbol posted some mind-boggling results in high octane tournaments this Fall.

Collectively, winning TF teams played in 84 tournament matches, posting 62 wins, 14 losses and 7 draws, scoring 254 goals (3.0 average per game) and allowing just 89 (1.05 average per game). Read more about it below:
  

 
  Teams Rise Through the Ranks
  
Total Futbol coaches or trains a total of 28 teams that compete in five different leagues. Fall 2016 saw four of those teams climb the charts and post some impressive numbers. 
 
These four successful teams played in 35 total league games (29 wins, 2 losses, 4 draws), scoring 140 goals (4.0 average per game) and conceding just 25 (0.71 average per game).

 



 

  Players in College

2016 Season Recap
2016 saw former Total Futbol players on the rosters of 27 different college teams, with three freshmen making their debuts while four seniors played their final games. 

Highlights included conference titles, NSCAA tournament appearances and one freshman who made Top Drawer Soccer's  "Top 100" list. One bright star of the college game, Cassie Smith of Eastern Kentucky University (shown at right), hung up her storied college cleats in 2016
 




  'Tis the Season... for TF Community Service

Big Bucks for Breast Cancer
In October, Total Futbol teams raised funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Players purchased and wore special pink training tees, donating $1,810 to the Life with Cancer® program.
 


"ER Elves" to Deliver Toys
Total Futbol families donated toys to cheer up kids in the pediatric ER at Inova Children's Hospital in Fairfax. The gifts will be delivered to kids over the holidays.
 



  Program Announcements




The Perfect Holiday Gift... For Less
Fans of Total Futbol's branded training gear can spread the joy this holiday season with 20% off through December 21 (check out the new winter jackets & pants) !  
 

Lil' Kickers: Soccer for Youngsters  
If you are looking for high-energy soccer classes designed to enhance your toddler's growth and well-being, check out our new offering for younger kids, Lil' Kickers DMV.  
 



TF Futsal Tournament Time
We are expanding in 2017 with two TF Futsal Tournaments!  Mark your calendars for Jan. 16 and Feb. 20 for one and/or both of these 5v5 futsal championship events.


Get an Edge with Off-Season Training
Total Futbol offers a variety of winter training options, including indoor futsal classes that provide players the opportunity to practice precise ball control in tight spaces.  
 


  Coach Profile: Tina Valente

Meet TF's Tina Valente
Total Futbol coach Tina Valente has been playing soccer since she was 12 and now she is passing on her love of the game to a new generation of players.

 





Happy Holidays!

 

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 sending more than 80 athletes to play NCAA college soccer since 2011 alone. 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.