Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register and join Jackson Fury as a new player? Please review all registration materials, follow the instructions, get fitted for a uniform, and complete the online registration and payment process. New players, optional for elementary school students and recommended for middle school students, may tryout Jackson Fury by making an appointment to attend a practice with their age group. If you have any questions, please contact Tom Strock.
I play with Jackson Fury now, do I have to register? NO! Current, active Jackson Fury members will be sent an email invoicing them for the Spring soccer season. Payment will be due at the Spring registration deadline. It is not necessary and you are asked not to duplicate your prior online registration.
I missed registration. Can I register late? MAYBE. Please contact Tom Strock and provide the player's birth date. Open rosters spots on teams will be filled with late registrations. Alternately, parents may complete the online registration process and will then be advised if a roster spot is available. Roster positions will not be held based on phone calls or emails so it is very important to promptly complete the registration process if an open spot does exist!
When are practices? When are games? For Spring outdoor soccer, there are typically two practices per week starting between 4:30 and 6:30 PM, for 1-1/2 hour, Monday through Friday, at the Jackson Park Soccer Fields. Games are typically on Sunday afternoons but a game may also be scheduled on a weeknight evening. High school premier team games may be on Saturday or Sunday.
How much experience is required to play travel soccer? Most players have a year or two of recreational soccer experience. Minimal experience is required for 7-11 year olds since Jackson Fury coaches will provide basic soccer training at these age groups. New 12-14 year old players should be athletic with 2-3 years of recreational experience for travel soccer teams.
Do I have to attend evaluations or tryouts?
No. All players who register by the published deadline will be assigned to an age appropriate, travel team. Basic soccer instruction is provided for players
7 to 11 years old and many new players start with little experience. New players may attend a club practice so that they can experience and
typical Jackson Fury soccer practice before parents make the necessary time and financial commitments. Rarely are players cut but, occasionally, new players do not
enjoy the effort required to play travel soccer and drop-out.
What schools do current players attend? Current Jackson Fury players attend Jackson Memorial Middle School, Strausser Elementary, Sauder Elementary, Lake Cable Elementary, Amherst Elementary, St. Marys, St. Phillips and James, St. Michaels, St. Pauls, Northwest Local, Perry Local, Green, N. Canton and Massillon schools. Except for special situations, travel team players are encouraged to stay with their local community soccer club if they have an age appropriate girls or boys team.