STA Development Academy will be holding internal and open Talent Identification Clinics to help form their DA teams at U13 and U14 in February prior to open tryouts. During those clinics the technical staff will identify players based on current ability, talent and potential.
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
STA Development Academy ID Clinics will start in February 2020. There will be 6 teams participating within the Development Academy League for STA DA;
U19 - Players born in 2002 and 2003
U17 - Players born in 2004
U16 - Players born in 2005
U15 - Players born in 2006
U14 - Players born in 2007
U13 - Players born in 2008
Location: ISP Event Center; 16 W Hanover Ave, Randolph NJ
*Any 2006-2002 interested in attending an open session should contact the Academy Director Tim Verschuren at firstname.lastname@example.org