November 22nd, 2013 - In This Issue:
USSDA Posts Shutout Versus Shattuck



MTA's Development Academy teams wrapped up their fall league games this past weekend by shutting out Shattuck at SSM.  The U18 team tied 0-0 and U16 team won 3-0.  Both teams currently sit in good standing to make the National Playoffs.


Next up for the group is the US Soccer Development Academy showcase. 


The USSDA Showcase's Ares Truly the best showcases in America. 

Showcase Highlights 

  • Representation from all Youth US National Teams
  • Select Games
  • College Coaches
  • Nike U17 MNT Friendlies
National Savings Network Card Update
Fundraiser Dates: November 18th-December 13th 


We have updated the MTA N$N Webpage with information in the MTA Savings Card tab on the top left portion of the website.
You can now sell your cards online through the MTA website through our online purchasing feature.  
You can now donate through the MTA website in addition to, or in place of selling cards.  Instructions for online donation here.
Report Your Progress
Make sure to let your N$N Coordinator know how many cards you've sold so we can update the Top Individual Seller List and the Top Team Sales List.  Top seller standings lists will be published next week.


Top Individual Sales Prizes 

  • Ipad Air- Top Seller
  • Ipad Mini- Second Place
  • $100 Visa Gift Card- Third Place
  • $100 Eurosport Gift Card- Fourth Place
  • $50 Visa Gift Card- Fifth-Seventh Place
  • $50 Eurosport Gift Card- Eigth Place

Team Prizes

  • Use of the Hi-Pod Video Taping System for 1 game
    • Juniors Team 150 cards
    • Elite Team 200 cards
  • Use of Vidswap to upload and break down 1 game with the Hi-Pod Video Taping
    • Juniors Team 200 cards
    • Elite Team 250 cards
  • The Team that sells the most will get a MTA Nike Subzero Winter Jacket for each player, 1 coach, and 1 manager on the team!

What Are We Fundraising For?

  • Special Club Guest Speaker!
  • Club Vidswap Account
  • Training Equipment
    • Training Dummy's
    • Speed ladders
    • Hurdles
    • Other equipment determined by Directors and Coaches
  • Coaches Education
  • Skill TagsŪ Development Program (U6 - U10)  
  • Offset Travel Costs
  • Dome Time

National Savings Network Highlights


Portland Timbers Play Sunday @ 4:00pm


As part of the National Savings Network Fundraiser MTA is pleased to bring Portland Timbers Assistant Coach Amos Magee to Minnesota to speak to all of our players and families later this winter.


Watch the Timbers in the MLS Cup Playoffs on November 24th on ESPN

Eurosport Adds MTA Spirit Wear Items


Check out the sweet gear that is offering to MTA Players!

Help The 99 Pool Win A $2,500 Grant


We are now in the running for a $2,500 grant to the '99 pool to be used to help offset travel costs for their events.  The 99's have been entered into the large group participants.  The top five in the category will receive the grant. If you would like to participate here is what we need from you:


1) Read the information. (5 minutes) 

2) Take the quiz/ (3 minutes) You cannot fail the correct answer is highlighted in green. 

3) Register you name and valid email (1 minute) 

4) Credit the MN ECNL Team - We had to pick a team but the entire pool is included in the   opportunity to participate. 

5) Pass on to a east 10 friends and family to do the same by 11/28.


So far CASL from North Carolina leads the division with over 200 quizzes in.  


This site is supported by US Soccer, and quite honestly, the parent information was quite relevant and even convicting.  


Thanks in advance to getting the 99's to the finish line.  


Click Here to Take the Quick Quiz Now!