2020 Tryouts: August 17-21

Tryouts for the 2020 season are set for Monday, August 17, through Friday, August 21, 2020. Details about the 2019 teams, player selection, and player assessment criteria are here, and are not expected to change in the 2020 season. The tentative schedule for tryouts is listed below, which starts with check-in at Washburn Stadium at 7:30am on August 17.

Captain’s Practices: August 10-14

Captains’ practices at Washburn Stadium are tentatively scheduled set for Monday, August 10, through Friday, August 14, 2020, from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Varsity captains lead four 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

There are typically five teams each year, though the structure of each of the teams may vary depending on tryout numbers. Details about tryout selection criteria, and the makeup of the current five teams are 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 Schedule

Tryouts for Washburn soccer for 2020 are scheduled for August 17-21, 2020. 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

7:00-9:30pm: (11th/12th grade)
Washburn Stadium
Washburn Stadium
Washburn Stadium
Washburn Stadium
Washburn 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
Friday8:30-10:30amPearl Park

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