Why Choose Emerald City FC?

Please read the following club document, written by ECFC Director of Coaching John Hamel and Technical Director David Smith, to learn why Emerald City FC is the best choice for your son or daughter.

Club Philosophy Statement

2019 January Supplemental Tryouts

Many of our teams have open spots available, and thus we offer "supplemental" tryouts during the first sets of practices in January 2019.  Click here to learn more and register!

2019-2020 Emerald City FC Tryouts

Our 2019-2020 tryouts begin in February for High School age boys and April-May for all other age groups.  Information about the April-May tryouts can be found below.  A few important notes:

  • You must register your player for tryouts prior to attending.  There is a $10 fee for new players.
  • Players must tryout in their birthyear age group to start.
  • Remember to bring your shin guards, cleats, and water to the field. Dress appropriately for the weather. The coaches will have pinnies at the field for you to wear.
  • Dates, times and field locations are subject to change, so please check back here prior to tryouts.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tryouts to check-in.
  • If you have more questions, please read this document "What to Expect at Emerald City FC Tryouts."

U11 to U15 Boys and Girls Tryouts

Tryouts for our U11 to U15 boys and girls teams happen at the end of April and beginning of May each year.  In 2019 this is for birth years 2005-2009.  Details will be coming later so please check back again as April approaches.

High School Boys Tryouts (February 11-12, 2019)

Tryouts for our high school age boys teams will be February 11-12, 2019.  This is for birth years 2001-2004.  Details coming soon.  You must register and try to attend both days.



  • Coming Soon


SCHEDULE (2001 to 2004):

You should try to attend both tryouts.

  • (1st Tryout) - February 11, 2019, Time/Location TBD
  • (2nd Tryout) - February 12, 2019, Time/Location TBD

High School Girls Tryouts (May TBD, 2019)

Tryouts for our high school age girls teams will be in May, 2019.  This is for birth years 2001-2004.  You must register below, and try to attend both days.



  • Coming Soon


SCHEDULE (2001 to 2004):

You should try to attend both tryouts.

  • (1st Tryout) TBD
  • (2nd Tryout) TBD

U11-U18 Team Formation Meetings

For U11-U18 players: Please make sure at least one parent of the player attends the team formation meeting, as important team, club and player information is handed out at this time. Players are also expected to attend.  You can pay your club fee at the meeing for a discount on the fee; bring a check book if you would like to do this.

Click here for the time and location of the team formation meetings

If you and your player are unable to attend the Team Formation meeting please contact your ECFC team coach.

Youth Development Program (U08 to U10)

Go to this page to learn more about our development program for our youngest players. At the developmental ages, ECFC has a no-cut policy and is focused on building skills.  There is a full-year program, or three shorter seasons.  The full-year program includes all three ECFC Dev seasons:  the Mid-May/June Training season, Fall season, and Spring season.  Register here and learn more about the program here.