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STA Girls Academy will be holding internal and open Talent Identification Clinics to help form their Girls Academy teams. During those clinics the technical staff will identify players based on current ability, talent and potential. Contact the STA Technical Director Tom Shields at tomshields@stasoccer.org

  • What is talent?
    - A natural aptitude to excel
    - It can be developed (Environment)
    - Genetics influence but talent is NOT innate

  • What is potential?
    -Qualities or abilities that may be developed to lead to FUTURE success (Environment)
    -Not based on current game performance level
    -Scouting youth players is predicting the future

6 teams participating within the Girls Academy League for STA for the 2021/2022 Season;

  • U19 - Players born in 2003 and 2004

  • U17 - Players born in 2005

  • U16 - Players born in 2006

  • U15 - Players born in 2007

  • U14 - Players born in 2008

  • U13 - Players born in 2009

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