The Atlanta Silverbacks are excited to announce a partnership with United Soccer League (USL) club Tulsa Roughneck to host a two-day professional combine on January 26th and 27th at Atlanta Silverbacks Park. The combine is open to the public; anyone can register at Atlanta Silverbacks website. The combine provides local players in Atlanta and members of the Silverbacks 2016 NPSL team the opportunity to showcase their talent to earn a professional contract with a USL team. The technical staff will be led by Tulsa Roughneck’s head coach David Vaudreuil and the Silverbacks coaching staff. There will be scouts and coaches from various USL clubs in attendance looking to bolster their roster for the upcoming season. The combine is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring players looking to play at the next level. Attendees will get exposure to USL coaches and professional scouts as they compete to earn a professional soccer contract. This is an opportunity for highly-driven players from all over the South East region to come out and showcase their talent.
“I am a fan of the work the Silverbacks are doing developing players. They are building a program that is critical for the next generation of players.We are looking for players that show they have something special and can contribute right away. I know the region well from my time with the Silverbacks and the many combines we have run in Atlanta. I am looking forward to seeing the latest talents out on the field.” said David Vaudreuil, Tulsa Roughnecks Head Coach.”
‘‘David was the Head Coach of the Silverbacks in the old USL Pro league and has run his own professional combines here across the country. We are excited to work with his organization to provide our local youth’s exposure to a high-level professional tryout environment. Last year we brought in English Premier League club Middlesbrough as an opportunity for our players, but this year we wanted to do something different and open it up to anyone. The Silverbacks are a developmental club, and we want to serve as a pathway to the next level and these are opportunities we provide our athletes that not too many clubs in our league have.” said Phoday “FD” Dolleh, Silverbacks GM.”
The registration fee for the two-day professional combine is $150, and players can register at the link below. There will be no walk-in registration the day of the combine. The last day to reserve a spot for the combine is January 24.
The Atlanta Silverbacks is a member of the Southeast region of National Premier League. The Silverbacks will host their open tryouts for the 2017 NPSL season on January 3rd and 4th.