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Club Info and Q & A

  • Click Here for Ambush 2019/2020 season Q&A Form (Coming Soon)

  • When are practices? Practices are Monday-Thursday. No practices on Friday.  Most teams practice 2x per week some practice 3x per week. 

  • When are games? Games are Saturday and/or Sunday. U8 Jr. Academy games are typically Friday night. 

  • What size ball does my child need? Jr. Academy U8 size 4. Academy U9-U12 size 4. Select U13 and up size 5. 

  • What gear does my child need? Proper soccer shoes, shinguards, ball, and water bottle and appropriate Ambush practice attire.

  • Where are practices and games held? Practices are held at Webb Bridge Park or Bridgeway Christian Academy. Home games are held at Webb Bridge Park or North Park. 

  • What are the uniform costs? Approximately $245 which includes home and away kit (socks and shorts), two practice jerseys and an Ambush hoddie sweatshirt.  Uniforms are worn for 2 years or the equivalent of 4 sesaons.  2019 will be a purchase year for the new kit.
  • What age group does my child participate? Age group is determined by birth year. See link here Age Group Chart

  • How much are fees? Fees are determined by coach license level, # of nights of practice and if you are a resident or non-resident.  Fees for U9 to u15 can range from $1030 to $1720 per year and U16 and older can range from $690 to $1035 annually. 

  • What is included in fees?  Monthly training fees, Director of Coaching fees, Club Admin Fees, Ambush team camp and Alpharetta Recreation Parks and Cultural Services Fees. 

  • Can I register if I don't live in Alpharetta?  Yes ALL players are welcome at Ambush.   Non-residents are responsible for a  fee to participate that is $105 per season.

  • I missed tryouts, what do I do? Email Tyler Spinnenweber at [email protected] and he will check availability. 

  • How do I get notified if I made a team? You will be notified by the coach via email, phone or in person. You will receive an invitation through email to accept the offer to play, register, and pay fees.  

  • How do I register? You will receive offer/invitation through email and complete the steps to register and pay. 

  • Can I pay by check? Yes. Make check payable to Ambush Soccer Club.

  • I'm not sure what size uniform to order? Sizing samples will be available at tryouts.  After that, sizing is available at the Wills Park Recreation Center Monday-Thursday from 8:30-5:00 and Friday from 8:30-4:30. Address is 11925 Wills Road Alpharetta, GA. 30005. 
     
  • I changed my email, do you need to know my new address? Yes, log-in to your Ambush account at www.alpharettaambush.org and update your profile.  ALWAYS KEEP YOUR EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER UP TO DATE IN THE AMBUSH REGISTRATION SYSTEM.

  • I would like my child to participate in an older age group, what should I do? Notify the coaches of each age group at tryouts or beforehand if you have access to the coach.

  • Do current Ambush players need to tryout and register online? Yes, all players should tryout and register online 

  • Should players attend all tryouts? Yes, all players should attend all three days of tryouts to maximize their potential of making the team. 

  • What is the difference between red, white and grey teams? Where Ambush have multiple teams in an age group their names are red, white and grey and they designate different levels of play. This assists in placement of our teams to ensure competitive games. 

  • 2013 is the youngest age group, can 2014 tryout? No

  • How are players evaluated? All evaluations are done during the mandatory three day tryout period. Players are evaluated based on their technical, tactical, physical and teamwork abilities. 

  • Who picks teams? How soon do we reply to offer? Coaches make 100% of all team selection decisions.  Administration have no input or impact on player placement decisions. Reply to offer within 24 hours

  • How many teams will there be for each age group? Depends on the number of participants at tryouts.

  • What is the clubs policy on roster size? Roster sizes for each playing format will be determined to maximize player development and playing time. 

  • When can parents talk to staff/coaches at tryouts? Short conversations can be accommodated during the 15-minute interval between tryouts. More detailed conversations can be arranged by phone. 

  • Who will coach the team? We have assembled the strongest staff to date for our program and are very excited about the quality of coaching available to our players. Coaching assignments will be announced shortly before tryouts. 

  • Are practices and games mandatory? YES!!  Ambush training sessions, games, tournaments and all team events are designed to maximize individual player development and team growth, as well as safety from a fitness standpoint and are therefore a MANDATORY COMMITMENT

  • How many tournaments do we play? One preseason and postseason tournament for the fall and spring season. U-8 Junior Academy do not participate in any tournaments.  Some U9 teams will not play a tournament until the end of the Fall season.

  • Can my child play club and school soccer at the same time? Yes.

  • What do 8th graders do in the spring when 9th graders play high school? Georgia Soccer offer a U-15 spring friendly season for 8th graders and non-high school playing 9th graders.  Ambush participate in this program and will provide information to rising U15 parents and players at tryouts or before.

  • What league will our team play in? Girls play in Athena (A-D) and Boys play Classic (I-V). National League Piedmont Division for teams that qualify.

  • My child is interested in Ambush SC but we cannot afford the team fees. Do you offer need based financial aid? Yes.