Total Futbol Newsletter   |   Volume 4, Issue 1   |   September 26, 2017

Tee Up for a Good Caus e on Friday, Sept. 29! 
TF's 3rd Annual Golf Tournament Starts at 2pm at Reston National

  Aleigh Gambone Debuts with the U.S. Women's National Team

Aleigh Gambone of Clifton, Va., was called up to train and compete with the U-18 and U-19 U.S. Women's National Teams over the spring and summer. 

Her soccer adventures took her from Chula Vista, Calif., to Canberra, Australia, to Duyan, China. And she picked up some hardware along the way!

  TF Teams Storm Through Preseason Tournaments

Eight teams coached by Total Futbol blew past their opponents in preseason tournaments as they prepared for the official start of the 2017-18 season.    

Case in point: Herndon Youth Soccer's U12 Lightning Black team, shown at right in a huddle in the early morning fog at the Dulles National Soccer Tournament in August, swept their Division 4-0-0.

  A  Record High Number of
A ll-Mets in Spring 2017
record high  total of ten players coached by Total Futbol earned 2017 Spring All-Met honors from  The Washington Post's  sports writers for Girls' high school soccer.   

Claire Constant (at right), now a senior at T.C. Williams High School and a UVA commit, won First Team honors.


  Milestone Reached! 100 College Soccer Players

It's official! Since 2012, 100 players coached by Total Futbol have gone on to play (or committed to play) college soccer: approximately 80% to Division I teams and 20% to Division II or III teams. 

At right, TF alum and now-college junior Sara Wilson throws in the ball for the University of Florida Gators, who were ranked 6th in the nation by NCAA soccer coaches as of September 19, 2017.

  Program Announcements

Tee Up for a Good Cause
Save the date: Friday, Sept. 29! We'll trade soccer balls for golf balls once again and tee up for TF's annual golf fundraiser. Proceeds go to cancer research and financial aid!  

TF Summer Camps Rocked in 2017  
Hundreds of campers enjoyed Total Futbol residential and day camps during July and August, honing their soccer and teamwork skills while just plain having fun.  

Fend Off Fall With a TF Puffy Jacket   
As the weather cools down, it may be time to replace those snazzy TF shorts with a TF puffy jacket or beanie. Luckily, TF's cool weather gear is just one click away.

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 fall offerings for younger kids at Lil' Kickers DMV.

  Coach  Profile:  Nia Walcott

Total Futbol coach Nia Walcott (shown shielding the ball from the USWNT's Carli Lloyd) has played at the highest levels of youth, collegiate and international soccer. 

Her advice for young players? "Be disciplined. If you really want to make it as a soccer player, you need to be on the ball every day."

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 100 athletes to play NCAA college soccer since 2012 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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