July 18th 2013 - In This Issue:
99 NPL Boys Kick Off Champions Cup


The 99 NPL Boys play their first game Thursday morning vs East Coast Power Club PDA (NJ).  Many consider MTA's group the most difficult in the tournament as the Group B also contains FC Golden State from California and the Atlanta Fire (GA).  

 

U13 NPL Finals Schedules and Results

 

The Champions Cup features 14 NPL League winners who have qualified throughout a year long league and playoff process.  MTA won the Midwest Development League Title defeating the Chicago Fire 3-1 in the Championship Game.

 

 About the NPL

The NPL provides a unified, league-based national developmental platform with the highest level of competition in its geographic areas.

Created to elevate and change the competitive youth soccer landscape based upon US Club Soccer's fundamental principles, the NPL extends developmental principals espoused by the U.S. Soccer Development Academy into younger age groups and additional clubs, providing a platform for long-term player development.

US Development Academy Camp Begins Saturday 

 

The USSDA camp is designed for the players that want to join the US Soccer Development Academy.  The purpose will be to identify MN Thunder Academy U.S. Soccer Development players.

 

Registration and Information Click Here

 

MN Thunder Academy U.S. Soccer Development Academy Details

 

Camp Focus:
Technical drills
Small-sided games
Full-size games

 

Participants: 
MTA and Non-MTA players.  Players will be exposed to current members of the Development teams and our Academy staff.

 

Teams to be formed:
U14 - players born after January 1, 1999
U16 - players born after January 1, 1997
U18 - players born after January 1, 1995

 

Preliminary rosters announced July 24th.

 

Location:
1655 Livingston Ave, West St Paul, MN 55118
MTA Club Guide

We are very excited to present our brand new MTA Club Guide.  The Club Guide highlights the different values, programs, and rich history of the Minnesota Thunder Academy.


We hope you enjoy! 

MTA 2013-2014 Facts Sheets

We hope you're enjoying the summer soccer season!  As we get ready for tryouts, we wanted to make sure you had the most accurate information regarding the opportunities available at MTA for the 2013-2014 season:

Minnesota Thunder Academy 2013-14 season facts:

 

Boys Elite Program 
MTA will be offering U14, U16 & U18 U.S. Development Academy teams
MTA will be offering U13, U14, U15, U16 & U18 National Premier League teams
MTA will be offering U13, U14, U15, U16, 17 & U18 USYSA teams

 

Girls Elite Program
MTA will be offering U14, U15, U16, & U17 Elite Clubs National League teams
MTA will be offering U13, U14, U15, U16, 17 & U18 USYSA teams

 

Elite Juniors Program
MTA will offer U9-U12 Boys and Girls teams in our South, East and West Locations.  The North Academy will be on per team basis.
MTA Teams Advance To MYSA State Tournament & 99 Pool Wins U14 Premier League

Boys
MTA U11 C1
MTA U12 C1

Girls
MTA U12 C1
MTA U13 C1 
 

99 Pool Sweeps U14 & U15 Premier League Title 
The 99 pool group finished off a great season with wins over Dakota REV and St Croix this week to add the U14 Premier League Title to their list of achievements.  The group has done incredibly well this year winning State Cup, USA Cup Super Elite, U14 Premier League and the U15 Premier League.
Tryout Registration Is Live!

 

Register By Clicking Here

 

Elite Program Boys
U13-U19: July 27-31, 2013

Elite Program Girls
U13-U19: July 27-29, 2013

Elite Junior Program Boys & Girls (N, S, E, W)
U9-U12: July 26-28, 2013

West Competitive Program
U9-U10: July 26-28, 2013
U11-U12: July 26-28, 2013
U13-U18: July 27-28, 2013