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AZSC Thunder Development Program

Program Overview

The AZSC Thunder Development Program (TDP) has a successful history of bridging currently recreational athletes, teams and coaches looking for the next level of competitive play.  The goal of the program is to prepare players and Coaches for future transition into AZSC’s full competitive Thunder Program, and is aimed at ages U11 and up. 

The Thunder Development Program is volunteer coached by licensed coaches who are dedicated to soccer and player development.  All coaches follow the Thunder curriculum and training methodologies, as well as participate in the Thunder Coach meetings and training events.

  • Boys and Girls U11 and up who have not yet played at a competitive club level and are looking for that next level of play
  • Teams will compete in the AYSA Open League
  • Club fees includes:  All AYSA league fees + 2 tournaments.  
  • Flexible play-up policy for birth year alignment
  • Coaching support and training

Program Fees
Thunder Development Fees $750

Thunder Development Evaluations

Evaluation Dates and Times:   May 12 and May 19th

Age Group* Time
2009/2010 Boys 2:00 PM
2007/2008 Girls 2:00 PM
2007 Boys 12:00 PM
2006 Boys 2:00 PM
2004 Girls 12:00 PM

* Note: Age groups are limited to teams being formed.  If your age group is not listed, please have your coach contact Chris Meador to discuss bringing your team to AZSC's Thunder Development Program.

Location:  Field 3 at Crossroads Park, Gilbert, AZ

Cost:  $10 / Includes Tryout Shirt & Number. (Cash and Check taken only at onsite registration.)

For more information on Thunder Development Program tryouts or if you are a coach and want to bring over a team, please contact: 

Chris Meador

Chris Meador

Thunder Development Program