Soccer Tryouts

babsongrant

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I've seen an old post about soccer at USAFA and wondering if the information is still accurate. Are new cadets provided the opportunity to tryout for soccer as a walk-on? If so when does that happen?
 

USAFA10s

USAFA Class of 2012 Kirtland, AFB
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Yes, pretty much all the teams allow for walk-ons in some capacity. There is a big meeting during basic in clune (basketball arena) where all the sports have signs and basics get the chance to talk with coaches/upperclassmen about trying out for any sports they are interested in. As for actual tryouts, I don't know too much about soccer but based on having a roommate who played, I believe their tryouts are pretty much right after basic
 

Sneak

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I don't know about other teams, but the USNA swim coach said that they typically take 1 walk-on per year (with a total team size of about 40, which I think is probably pretty close to a soccer team as well).
 
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