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PYSA's Breakers team for the Fall 2022 MSPSP League
Saturday, June 11, 2022 
at Click Road Soccer Complex
08/07/06/05/04 Girls • 12:00–1:30p 

GAME/TOURNAMENT PLAY

Our Breakers teams participate in the Michigan State Premier Soccer Program (MSPSP) each spring. League play typically consists of a 10-team division, meaning 4-5 away games and 4-5 home games. Schedules are not finalized until late July, so exact travel commitments will not be known until that time. Most of our fellow MSPSP participants are located in the SE part of the state (Metro Detroit), however, we have seen teams from Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Bay City/Midland area in recent years.

While it is not possible to fully forecast travel, it is reasonable to expect at least two weekends of travel. We will do our best to play multiple games in a single weekend, but this relies on our opponents being able to host us in that manner.

Beyond MSPSP, Breakers also participate in the Petoskey Autumn Blast September 9-11, 2022.  

TRAINING

Breakers will practice two or three times per week in a 60-90 minute session. Exact nights & times will be determined after team formations.

PLAYING FOR THE PETOSKEY BREAKERS

It is important that all players trying out for the Breakers team(s) understand that this is a premier soccer program, meaning roster decisions, playing time, and coaching decisions will be merit-based. Equal playing time is not assured. While PYSA does understand there are meaningful costs and travel required for Breakers participation, this still does not guarantee a specific number of minutes for a player during games. The one thing each participant can count on is the opportunity to be fairly evaluated in a competitive environment throughout season. Players experience on the field will correspond with their commitment, performance, and effort.

DIRECTOR OF COACHING AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

Ashley Antonishen is a PYSA and Petoskey High School alumni who has returned to the area with a vast amount of soccer coaching experiences. She played collegiate soccer at Northland College (Ashland, WI) and was twice named UMAC All-Conference as a center midfielder. Ashley has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Secondary Education along with an Athletic Coaching minor from Northland College and a Master’s Degree in General Education from Elmira College. “My coaching philosophy is very holistic, I want my athletes to be prepared physically, tactically, and emotionally. I believe athletics is a great learning environment for character skills and promotes healthy habits that will benefit our athletes long after their playing careers.”   Read more about Ashley Antonishen, https://www.petoskeysoccer.com/Default.aspx?tabid=313369

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Complete Online after roster spot offered:
• Sports Form MSPSP registration*

Will upload to your PetoskeySoccer.com account
Medical Release
• Head's Up Concussion Form

Online Google Form
• Schedule Questionnaire

BUDGET

PYSA Registration $295 (includes registration and ref fees)
Training Fee $200
MSPSP Admin Fee $25
Anticipated league and stipend fees - TBD

Note: Jerseys are included, shorts and socks are separate and not included in fees listed above. 
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Fees are due at the time the player accepts their position.
Tryout participation is free.

**ADDITIONAL FEES INCLUDE:
• Coaching Travel Stipend $60/day for every 24 hours on the road. All head coach lodging costs covered by the team
• MSPSP Fees
• Tournament pro-rations 

When player accepts position, payment is required. Payment plans are offered. The balance will be due mid-August, around when practice begins. This covers the cost of registering with our club, entrance into the MSPSP, training fee, and anticipated pro-rations for things like tournaments, coach travel costs, and other incidentals. In the event there is a debit/credit calculated at year end, participants will be billed or refunded accordingly. We expect the money being collected to be reasonably in line with actual anticipated costs.

IMPORTANT!

In order for a player to participate our program, player's account with PYSA must be current. Any outstanding balances from the previous seasons or other PYSA programs must be paid in full prior to tryouts, or a player will be considered ineligible for selection to the team. Contact [email protected] if you need to make special payment arrangements. 

Q&A with Coach Ashley
Tuesday, May 24, 2022. 6:30pm 
at Click Road Soccer Pavilion.
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