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Kickers Travel Tryouts Announced

By Patrick Wood, 03/14/19, 9:00AM EDT


National Licensed Coaches Lead RVA’s Top Travel Program

RICHMOND, Va. – (Thursday, March 14, 2019) – The Richmond Kickers are pleased to announce the tryout schedule for the 2019-20 Elite and Classic travel teams. Committed to providing an unparalleled soccer experience for club members, the Richmond Kickers are RVA’s top travel program, fielding teams led by nationally licensed coaches and current and former Kickers pro players.  

Tryouts for the Kickers U17, U18 and U19 Elite teams will kick off the spring schedule on Saturday, April 13 at Ukrop Park. The full slate of tryouts will take place April 13 through May 9 at locations throughout the greater Richmond area.

The Richmond Kickers Technical Staff is comprised of Ross MacKenzie, ADP, U9/U10 and Futsal Director, Michael Burke, U11-U14 Director, Andy McIntosh, U15-U19 Girls Director and Mark Stollsteimer, U15-U19 Boys Director, under the continued guidance of Leigh Cowlishaw, Director of Soccer. The Kickers also recently added current Kickers pro player Fred Owusu Sekyere as Assistant Technical Director to work alongside the existing Technical Staff in all areas of Kickers programming.

With a combined 70 years of experience, the Richmond Kickers Technical Staff guides the club through innovative and high-quality youth development programming and excellence in coaching, while providing the highest level of customer service and building upon the club’s unassailable reputation for success on and off the field.

Among other duties, each member of the Technical Staff will act as a main point of contact for his respective age group. In addition, the Technical Staff will collaborate to ensure successful player placement and cultivate positive and proactive communication between parents, coaches and staff, while fulfilling the strategic direction of the club.

Detailed information about the Richmond Kickers Youth Soccer Club can be found at