Total Soccer Development
Frequently Asked Questions
Huntsville FC Programs
Total Soccer Development program is both a Curriculum and a
primary goal of HFC is to provide development and competitive
opportunities for all ages and all ability levels. To accomplish this
goal we have implemented a "Total Soccer Development" system of
currently offers playing opportunities from Division IV (Recreational)
through Premier League (Regional Champions League).
The Coaching staff is unparalleled in Alabama and one of the most experienced in
the south. Among our staff, we have several coaches with National
Coaching Licenses; many former college players; former college
All-Americans; former National team players; former professional
players, coaches with additional Brazilian, Dutch and German Coaching
Licenses; current and former high school and college coaches; and
playing experience from the United States, England, Trinidad, Finland,
Germany, Uganda and other. Foremost in the mind of each coach is the
desire to share with every HFC player a genuine love for the world’s
offers Division IV
recreational teams with a competitive
flair for girls and boys for the playing ages U8 – U10.
These teams will compete either in-house
or the city recreational league.
Any player desiring to compete on a
Div IV team may do
so simply by registering with HFC.
field as many teams in each age group as possible subject to minimum
teams for girls and boys for the playing ages U9 through U13.
These teams will
compete in the North Alabama Soccer League. The majority of games will
take place in Huntsville.
teams are formed by evaluation whereby players of like abilities and
commitment are grouped together.
offers Division II
teams for boys and girls in the U11 through U18
Placement on a
Div II team will be
determined by coach evaluation.
Div II teams
are provided a full season training opportunity but amount and distance
of travel and duration of seasonal play will normally be less than Div I
The Div II
training as a competitive alternative is well suited to those players
wanting to engage in multiple team sports.
II is the highest level of play available
for U11 and U12 teams and requires a competitive commitment.
offers Division I and/or Regional Premier League teams for girls
and boys in the U13 through U18 age groups.
Each team is formed by an annual competitive tryout.
Players are selected on the basis of soccer skills, tactical
awareness, fitness, attitude, commitment to soccer and willingness to
engage in the total HFC annual training program.
Div I play with HFC is for the serious soccer
family and players who have chosen soccer as their primary sport, while
scheduling other non-academic activities around soccer.
offers a College Showcase
team in the spring for high school age players.
We combine with the Heroes Futbol Club of
to expose our players to direct contact with collegiate players and
coaches. Players are
provided opportunities to play against various colleges, tour the
campus, and visit with the college coaches.
This is a great experience for the player wishing to play beyond
State Championships and