Total Futbol Newsletter  |   Volume 2, Issue 3  |   April 26, 2016
  Journey to Jefferson Cup  Pays Off
Four teams coached by Total Futbol had a strong showing at the prestigious Jefferson Cup tournament in March, with two coming home as Champions and two finishing as Semi-Finalists in large, showcase-format divisions.  

  We Are the Champions, my Friends!

Eight teams coached by Total Futbol triumphed in the Arlington Spring Invitational Soccer Tournament and the Liberty Cup Invitational over the weekends of March 5-6 and 12-13 . 

Two boys  teams finished as Champions, together scoring 18 goals in eight games and allowing three.   READ MORE

Two of six girls teams came home as Champions and the other four finished as Finalists. In all, the six teams played a total of 24 games, scoring 51 goals and letting in 20.  READ MORE

  U16 ECNL Team Undefeated in Seven Straight Tournaments  

On April 3, M cLean Youth Soccer's U16 ECNL team, coached by Total Futbol Director Nadir Moumen, extended an undefeated streak that now stands at 22 games across seven major tournaments. In those matches, the girls scored a total of 74 goals (3.7 goals  per game average) while conceding just 12 (0.60 goals per game average).

  First-Ever TF Futsal Tournament was Fierce
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, more than 300 futsal players (55 teams!) converged on the Cassells Sports Complex in Herndon, VA, to compete in the First Annual TF Futsal Tournament. 

  Two Teams Reach Finals of Disney Showcase

Herndon United '99 and Vienna Thunder Black '98, finished as Finalists of their divisions at the prestigious Disney Soccer Showcase in Orlando, FL, on January 3. 

The Disney event, which organizers like to call "the proving ground", attracted 296 U15-U18 girls teams and hundreds of college coaches from around the nation.

  Program Announcements

TF's 2nd Annual Golf Tournament 
It's time to trade soccer balls for golf balls once again! TF friends and supporters will tee up at the beautiful Reston National Golf Course to support a good cause .  

Summer Soccer Camps!  
Total Futbol offers residential camps for teams and a wide variety of morning, evening and extended day soccer camps for players who want to stay sharp over the summer.  

Players Commit to College
The 2015-16 season has seen 12 players from the classes of 2017 and 2018 commit to play college soccer in NCAA programs. Check out their choices to date!


TF Store: New Gear for 2016 
Fans of Total Futbol's distinctive branded training gear have some new items to choose from, including a TF rain jacket and cool gray beanies (like the ones movie stars wear).  

  Tryout Schedule for 2016-17 Season

Are you interested in playing for a team that is coached by a Total Futbol staff member?  

Tryout schedules for the 2016-17 season will be posted soon. Check the Total Futbol website ( for updates!  

  Parents and Players Corner

Meet TF's Chris Torres
TF's Chris Torres spends half his year in Sweden, tending the goal for Robertsfors IK. But despite the grueling demands of the professional game,  he cherishes the chance to play.

"The first thought that went through my head upon first kicking a ball at the age of six was that I'm going to do this for as long as I possibly can."

Health Focus: Sleep 
Athletes need to sleep as hard as they train . Recently, sleep consultants to Seattle Sounders FC and the Dallas Mavericks, blogged about five ways sleep improves athletic performance . You can read that (and more sleepy stuff) on TF's website.


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 50 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."


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