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Boys Soccer

Head Coach: Kendall Walkes, bio
Assistant Varsity Coach: Mykola Lyakhovolsky
Junior Varsity Head Coach: Bill Bono

Program Philosophy:  

  • Develop the person and our team
  • Cultivate a love, passion and respect for our game
  • Develop lifelong relationships and memories
  • Write individual and team goals for the day
  • Create a one team feel between Varsity and JV
  • Give back to our community
  • Nuture Catholic Identity through athletic participation
  • Develop a culture where student-athletes believe in the program and one another
  • Develop a passion to want to win as a team!

In-Season Training Schedule: Beginning after Labor Day

  • 2:45 – 4:30 pm daily on Soccer Field (most days)
  • JV and Varsity will train at the same time and location

Pre-season Schedule:

  • Most sessions will be 2:00 – 6:00 pm (please report each day to our match field by 1:45 pm)
  • On the field training (specific keeper training during this time)
  • Lifting/Conditioning/team building activities

Game Schedule:

Tryouts:

  • Tryouts will be held August 12, 13 and 14, 2019

The Carroll Tryout Standard:

  • All players are physically fit
  • All players are technically and tactically sound
  • All players are committed, coachable and have positive attitude

Player Expectations:

  • Be a good teammate and respect the game, coaches, officials and our opponents
  • WORK HARD at all times and BE COMPETITIVE during practices and games
  • Advocate for themselves
  • Demonstrate leadership/citizenship skills that foster individual, team and program success
  • Be on time, committed and appropriately equipped
  • Accept feedback
  • Keep up with outstanding grades
  • Be mentally and physically prepared each day
  • Make good personal decisions on and off the field
  • Have fun!!!

Our JV Team:

  • Feel valued and respected
  • Integrate into the Varsity Team

Athletic Trainer Expectations:

  • Please communicate all injuries to coaches and our Athletic Trainer (he is new)
  • See the Athletic Trainer before training or games should you need medical attention
  • Concussion testing is required before your Freshman and Junior years

Coaches Expectations:

  • Be fair, consistent, respect the game
  • Emphasize academics as a priority
  • Be available for and provide feedback
  • Prepare our team physically and tactically to compete
  • Advocate of players outside of high school and within our school
  • Provide student-athletes opportunities to improve throughout the year
  • Continue to Incorporate Catholic Identity into the program
  • Serve as a mentor and an example to all of the student-athletes at all times

Parent Expectations:

  • Positively support our program
  • Be accepting of coaches decisions
  • Encourage your daughter to advocate for herself
  • Respect the 24-hour rule when you feel it necessary to speak to the Coach
  • Register student-athletes on Family ID

Player Fitness Standards:

  • We will conduct a 2-mile timed run and push-ups/planks/sit-ups (baseline test)
  • We will stretch, run shuttles/sprints and lift daily (speed and agility)
  • Maintain a healthy diet and appropriate sleep patterns

Captains:

  • We will honor those returning Captains; however, we will  have an open interview for additional candidates
  • Coordinate a communication plan with team and coaches
  • Incorporate all players in team functions
  • Lead by example and positively connect players and coaches
  • Arrange team functions, approved by coaches

Parents Booster Club:

  • Training Gear/Kits for the players
  • Senior Night/CYO coordination
  • Assist in arranging team bonding events
  • Team Fundraising
  • TeamSnap Coordinator