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Club Info and Q & A

  • Click Here for Ambush 2017/2018 season Q&A Form

  • When are practices? Practices are Monday-Thursday. No practices on Friday. 

  • When are games? Games are Saturday and/or Sunday. 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? Cleats, 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? $235 which includes home and away kit (socks and shorts), two practice jerseys and an Ambush sweatshirt.
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  • 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. 

  • What is included in fees?  Monthly training fees, Director of Coaching fees, Ambush team camp and Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department Fee. 

  • Can I register if I don't live in Alpharetta? Yes, however, you will pay non-resident prices which is $210 more than residents. 

  • 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 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. 

  • I would like my child to participate in an older age group, what should I do? Notify the coaches of each age group

  • 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. 

  • 2012 is the youngest age group, can 2013 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 pshycological abilities. 

  • Who picks teams? How soon do we reply to offer? Coaches make 100% of all team selection decisions. Reply to offer within 24 hours

  • How many teams will there be for each age group? Depends on number at tryouts. At most 3 

  • 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 and 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. 

  • 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. 

  • What league will our team play in? Girls play in Athena (A-D) and Boys play Classic (I-V). RPL 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.