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SELECT Program Mission

Our mission is to cultivate a nurturing and inclusive environment for children and adults to thrive and grow through soccer. We are committed to empowering athletes to reach their full potential through outstanding coaching and development programs. We aim to unite a community bound by a shared passion, unwavering integrity, and a profound love for the beautiful game, all achieved through inclusive and educational soccer experiences. 

SELECT Program Values

  • Integrity

    • Our commitment to creating a nurturing and inclusive environment is a testament to our integrity. We believe in fostering a culture where everyone is treated with respect, dignity, and fairness regardless of age or background. This commitment to integrity ensures that our athletes develop their soccer skills and a strong moral compass.  ​

  • Bravery

    • Empowering young kids and adults to flourish in soccer requires bravery. It’s about daring to dream, setting ambitious goals, and taking bold steps in their soccer journeys. Our mission encourages players to be brave in pursuing excellence, embracing challenges, and stepping outside their comfort zones.

  • Passion

    • Our mission is steeped in a passion for the game.  We strive to cultivate the same passion in our athletes, igniting their love for soccer and feeling their determination to excel. By offering a nurturing environment, we ensure that the flame of passion continues to burn brightly in every player.  ​

  • Resilience

    • Development is a journey filled with highs and lows. Our mission recognizes the importance of resilience, patience, and trust as we empower athletes to overcome obstacles, learn from failures, and bounce back stronger. ​

  • Excellence

    • The commitment to providing exceptional coaching and development programs embodies the pursuit of excellence. Our mission promises our athletes that we will continuously seek the best resources, methodologies, and opportunities to help them reach their full potential in the sport and as individuals.  

SELECT Program Player Focus Approach

At United FC-Furman, the SELECT programs are dedicated to creating a structured and supportive environment where young athletes can thrive. We prioritize the player as the protagonist, player development, teamwork, and character growth to help them succeed both on and off the field.

  • Player Focused

    • The primary focus is on the person and developing players' technical skills, teamwork, character, tactical understanding, discipline, and physical conditioning.  ​

  • Character Development​

    • Encouraging learning and growth over immediate results while providing a positive and inclusive ambiance.  Encouraging a strong work ethic, determination, and passion for the game and promoting sportsmanship, competitive mindset, and humility. ​

  • Technical Excellence​

    • Emphasizes mastering fundamental skills like dribbling, passing, and ball control from an early age. Focuses on improving players' technical proficiency throughout the select program​

  • Tactical Understanding​

    • Introduction to tactical concepts and encourages creative decision-making on the field.  Positional awareness, teamwork, and understanding of game strategies.  Reading the game and making self-decisions during games and training.​

  • On and Off the Field Performance

    • We emphasize not only excellence on the field, but also the pursuit of academic and personal growth.  College exposure is essential to our commitment to shaping our players' future success, both on and off the field.

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Program Details

 

SELECT U15-U19 (2010-2006) Players - Fall 2024:

The United FC Furman Select U15-U19 is a 6-month program commitment. Players are financially obligated to the full program fee and team fee for 2024.

Program Cost U15-U19: 

  • Registration Fee: $250 (Due at registration)

  • Monthly Fee (June-November)

    • Elite: $145​

    • Select 1: $145

    • Select 2: $111

  • Team Fee: (covers coach’s expense for travel, field rentals, and tournament entry fees)

    • Elite: ~ $150-200​

    • Select 1: ~ $150-200​

    • Select 2: ~ $125-150

  • Evaluation/Tryout Fee: $30

  • Uniform Fee: $185 + tax. Purchase at First Team Sports on 2520 Wade Hampton Blvd A, Greenville, SC 29615.

SELECT U13-U14 (2012-2011) Players - Fall 2024-Spring 2025:

The United FC Furman Select U13-U14 is a 5-month Fall and a 5-month Spring program for the 2024/2025 season. Players are financially obligated to the program fees in two batches, a fall batch, and a spring batch. Team fees are paid in each season, fall and spring.

Program Cost U13-U14: 

  • Registration Fee: $250 (Due at registration)

  • Monthly Fee (July-April)

    • Elite: $139

    • Select 1: $139

    • Select 2: $106

  • Team Fee: (covers coach’s expense for travel, field rentals, and tournament entry fees)

    • Elite: Fall~$150, Spring~$150

    • Select 1: Fall~$150, Spring~$150

    • Select: Fall ~$125, Spring~$125

  • Evaluation/Tryout Fee: $30

  • Uniform Fee: $185 + tax. Purchase at First Team Sports on 2520 Wade Hampton Blvd A, Greenville, SC 29615.



Registration and club fees include:

SC Youth Soccer Registration Fees, Referee Fees, League Fees, 3 Training Sessions Per Week, Goal Keeping Training Sessions, Consistent Training Environments, Professionalized coaching.

 

Team Fee:

This team fee will cover roster fees, coach's travel expenses, tournament registrations, etc.

 

Tournament Commitments:

NCFC College Showcase & Junior Showcase (Elite teams only), Gatlinburg Showcase, Riverside Summer Shootout, DSC Classic, St. Patrick's, and more… (all depend on the team, schedules, and levels of play)

Training Locations
Herdklotz Park, Monaghan Park, Westside Park, Piney Mt, and other various locations based on the team.

Game Schedule
10-12 games in NATIONAL LEAGUE

8-12 games in SCYSA (South Carolina Soccer League)

2-4 friendly matches per season

Practice Schedule

Our select teams train three days per week. 

An hour fifteen minutes to an hour and thirty.

All professional staff.

United FC Furman
2024-2025 Coaching Assignments
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