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HATTIESBURG FUTBOL CLUB (HFC) PROGRAM INFORMATION

MISSION:  
The Academy Soccer Program is about creating opportunity for young players to be introduced to soccer, to enjoy soccer and to flourish. It is about every player getting the opportunity to be the best they can be. It is about creating a safe, enjoyable learning environment by providing facilities, trained coaches and development programs which suit each individual player. It is about finding and developing players and providing these players with the skills and tools to reach the highest levels of the game in which they so desire.

The Hattiesburg Futbol Club (HFC) is about high standards and quality.

It is about learning to play attractive, highly skillful, successful soccer

It is about developing technique and understanding.

It is a joy to watch, exciting and entertaining, it is fun to play.

It is about aspiration and achievement.

It prepares players to play in any system, any strategy and understand any tactics organized with the objective to provide youth soccer players the opportunity to compete and develop to their highest playing potential.

COMMITMENT:
Seasonal year commitment from August to May.

Two to three practices per week. Number of practices, days, and times are determined by each individual team.

HFC SPIRITWEAR

HFC has teamed up with Play It Again Sports to offer our families Spiritwear to show your support for HFC and your team.  A portion of all sales will go directly to HFC.  The link to the Spiritwear website is below:

https://hfcsoccer.itemorder.com/sale

Show your support for HFC and your team and help raise funds for HFC--place your order today!!

2022-2023 Soccer Year

MONETARY COMMITMENT

Registration Fees for a seasonal year (Aug. – May.): U8 – U10 = $800

A $25 discount if paid in full with one-time payment at time of registration–  $775

A $25 discount for multiple players within the same family in Academy Program.  (Does not include Select or Recreational  players.)

We offer a 10 month payment plan with the first payment of $80.00 (non-refundable payment) due by July 1st, 2022.  The next 9 payments will be auto-drafted on the 5th of every month with the first draft taking place on August 5th and the last on April 5th, 2023.

Uniform Expense 

All new players for the 2022 – 2023 season will be required to purchase a uniform kit consisting of at a minimum 2 jerseys (1 Navy/White, 1 Red/White), 2 shorts (1 Navy/White, 1 Red/White), and 2 socks (1 Navy/White, 1 Red/White) for an approximate cost of $190 (adult) or $175 (youth).  Our vendor is Third Coast Soccer and the uniform manufacturer is Adidas. 

Team Fees

Team fees pay for coach’s hotel rooms, food, and mileage.  Approximate cost varies for each team based on number of games/tournaments.

If teams request to dual roster, then those teams would be responsible for additional fees from MSA as applicable.

HFC Registration Fee Breakdown  

The registration fee of $800 for U8-U10 pays for the following:

  • Executive Director Salary
  • Director of Soccer DOC) salary and expenses
  • Goalkeeper coach salary
  • Head coaches' salaries
  • Assistant coaches' salaries
  • Coaching educational and training material
  • Administrative expenses
  • Web site maintenance
  • Equipment upkeep (goals, flags, nets, etc)
  • Field maintenance
  • Insurance 
  • College Recruiting Coordinator salary and expenses

*Players interested in Playing Up an age group, please read the Playing Up Policy below.*

 

*Please click on the Financial Aid Document below if you want to apply for financial aid.  All documents requested for on the application must be submitted along with the completed application form to be considered.*

If you are interested in being a part of one of the HFC Academy teams for the 2022-2023 soccer year, and missed the tryouts we held the week of May 15th, 2022 please send an email to one of the addresses below for information on trying out at another time. 

 soccer1@hysams.org

registrar@hysams.org

dowens@wmcarey.edu