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2012, 2011 & 2010 Mid-Year Tryouts

By advantage, 12/03/23, 11:30PM CST


Girls - Elevate Your Game! 

CIU is the Premier Destination for Aspiring Soccer Stars in Central Illinois!

Forget the long commutes or diluted competition. Central Illinois United (CIU) offers a game-changing alternative, right here in your own backyard, while playing at the top end of the player pyramid in the @girlsacademyleague . Under the tutelage of legendary coach Mike Matkovich, with his 30+ years of experience shaping international, professional, and youth talent (including MLS and Men's National Team), you'll get access to unparalleled expertise without sacrificing local convenience!

CIU isn't just any club – it's the only Illinois club outside of the greater Chicago area competing in a National league, exposing you to the country's best while staying conveniently close.

Plus, you'll benefit from:
• Stay local: Local practices including one in-market day a week during fall and spring season.
• Potential invites to USYNT camps and GA Talent Events: Take a giant leap towards your ultimate soccer dreams, just like several of our players have.
• Flexible training: We understand multi-sport passion – our schedule accommodates busy athletes.
And the proof is in the pudding: CIU boasts a legacy of champions, including:
• National finalists, multiple playoffs appearances, and state cup titles: We don't just talk success, we live it.
• College signings galore, with two dozen Division I standouts: Our program paves the path to your academic and athletic goals.

But it's not just about trophies – it's about unleashing your potential. At CIU, you'll train with like-minded players, driven by a shared passion for the beautiful game. You'll push boundaries, hone your skills, and build a support system that will stay with you long after the final whistle.

Ready to take your game to the next level? Come discover the difference!

Don't miss your chance! Mid-year tryouts for 2012, 2011, and 2010 girls are happening on Sunday, December 17th. 2013 girls can try out on Saturday, December 9th or Sunday, December 17th. To register for YOUR opportunity, visit us at

We can't wait to see you on the field!