2018 Tryouts: August 13-17

Tryouts for the 2018 season are set for Monday, August 13, through Friday, August 17, 2018. Details about 2018 teams, player selection, and player assessment criteria are here. The schedule for tryouts is listed below, which starts with check-in at Washburn Stadium at 7:30am on August 13.

Captain’s Practices: August 6-10

Captains’ practices at Washburn Stadium are set for Monday, August 6, through Friday, August 10, 2018, from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Varsity captains lead five days worth of drills, conditioning, and scrimmages. Players are encouraged to attend but are not required to participate in order to tryout for a team.

What to Know

Varsity head coach Aaron Percy answers common questions players and parents have about the Washburn boys soccer program, including basic information about tryouts, teams, and the overall soccer season. Read More.

Team Structure/Selection Criteria

There are five teams again in 2018, though the structure of the teams is different this year than last. Details for the 2018 season, tryout selection criteria, and the makeup of the five teams are now available.  Read More.

Required Forms

Every player must have a sports physical completed and on file with the Washburn athletic department before tryouts. Additional forms and a fall sports participation fee are also required before any player can tryout. Forms are available here.

Tryout results will be posted on Friday, August 17, by 6:00pm.

Tryout Schedule

Tryouts for Washburn soccer for 2018 are August 13-17, 2018. As in prior years, players will be placed in either Pool A or Pool B. Freshmen and sophomores will be placed in Pool B unless Coach Percy has received a recommendation from a player’s current coach. Juniors and seniors will be placed in Pool A. Please note that the schedule may be adjusted as tryout dates get closer.

Pool A

Monday7:30-8:00am: Check-in
8:00am-9:30am: Data Testing

6:30-9:00pm: (11th/12th grade)
Washburn Stadium
Washburn Stadium
Washburn Stadium
Washburn Stadium
Friday7:30-9:00amWashburn Stadium

Pool B

Monday7:30-8:00am: Check-in
8:00am-9:30am: Data Testing

9:45-11:30am: (9th/10th grade)
Washburn Stadium until 9:30am

Pearl Park at 9:45am
Tuesday8:30-11:30amPearl Park
Wednesday8:30-11:30amPearl Park
Thursday8:30-11:30amPearl Park

2:00pm: Tryout Results Posted
Pearl Park

Pool B Testing Criteria for Day 1

  • 40 yard dash time: 2 runs, take your faster time
  • Figure 8 dribble: 2 cones 5 yards apart, dribble around them and through to make a figure 8. Each time you go across middle will count as 1 point. 30 seconds timed
  • 400 meter run: timed, one time around track
  • Cone-shooting drill: Cones placed 10, 15, and 20 yards from goal. Set of balls at each one, you will have 30 seconds to score as many goals in the outer thirds of the goal. Need to shoot one from each cone distance then repeat as much as you can.
  • Trapping drill: Perform a series of receiving drills that will give you a score based on your performance.
  • T Test: short burst sprints

Questions? Contact Varsity Head Coach Aaron Percy Email Coach Percy