September 12th 2013 - In This Issue:
Star Tribune Features MTA Players In Their "Players To Watch"

On August 25th, the Star Tribune had an article in the Sports Section on the top 10 Varisity Boy's Soccer Players to watch.  Max Melin, Nick Riley and Jason Scheeler all play for MTA.  


The Star Tribune ran an article for the Girls Players To Watch including Madison Gaffney and Lauren Brownrigg play on MTA's U18 ECNL team.



US Development Academy Kicks Off This Weekend

Support the Boys USSDA teams as they take on the Columbus Crew on Saturday 11:30am (U16) & 2:00pm (U18) and the Internationals (OH) on Sunday 9:00am (U14), 11:30am (U16), 2:00pm (U18)


All games are played at the Savage Sports Center.  13450 Dakota Ave, Savage MN 55378

ECNL Weekend 1 Roundup

The ECNL season kicked off over Labor Day in Denver with the ECNL Teams playing SLSG, SLSG Metro, and the Colorado Rush.  The U17's led the way with victories over both SLSG clubs and the U16's scored 10 goals in their three games and defeated the Colorado Rush.

Chris Citowicki Featured In Soccer Times


University of St Catherine and MTA Coach Chris Citowicki wrote an article for Soccer Times titled "Losing Focus- Club Soccer In Minnesota"


The article focuses on implementing a philosophy that builds character while being competitive in place of the winning at all costs attitude.


Click Here for the entire article and go to page 10

Tuition Payment Schedule Reminders

Below is a table with the information regarding where you should be with your respective tuition payments.  Please make sure you are current.


ProgramTotal TuitionDue To DateNext Payment
Elite Juniors$1,700$700Oct 15th $500
Elite Boys$2,500$1,500Oct 1st $500
Elite Girls$2,400$1,000Oct 1st $500
USSDA  $3,200 $1,600  Oct 1st $800
ECNL$2,400$500Oct 15th $500


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!