2019-2020 Tryout Information

1776 Travel Team 2019-20 Tryout Schedule & Information


1776 United FC is holding travel team tryouts for the 2019/2020 seasonal year (August 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020). All players interested in participating in our travel program are required to register online here and attend the dates indicated below.  The schedule is subject to change with any updates being made in a timely manner. Updates to the tryout schedule will be noted in bold purple.

1776 United FC is designed to allow the older scholastic athletes to develop, train and compete at a variety of levels from local to national leagues and tournaments. If continuing to play as your player nears and enters high school, then become part of the Delaware County's top performing club.

Teams will train 2-3 times per week and play approximately 25 games a year at regional turf and premier grass level fields, competing in US Youth Soccer's top regional leagues including:

This allows focus on developing and exposing the scholastic athlete to a higher level of play and in forums where college coaches (at the high school level) are in attendance.


  • All try-out participants must register online 48 hours prior to their first scheduled age group tryout date. Registration is located here
  • There will be a $10.00 tryout registration fee that will be collected online via credit card at the end of the online registration process.  Players are only allowed to participate in the tryout if fee is paid. Check-in will start 15 minutes prior to each tryout at the tryout location. 
  • Players interested in the 1776 United FC Program for the upcoming Fall/Spring season must attend the try-out dates listed below in their birth year age group.
  • Anyone looking to play "up" with an older team MUST attend their appropriate birth year and gain permission from a club director after attending their primary birthyear session. 
  • Only players registered for try-outs will receive further information regarding the tryout process via email including weather related schedule changes.
  • Players should bring a soccer ball, shinguards, water and appropriate footwear/attire.
  • They will all be provided a tryout jersey to be worn to all tryout sessions.
  • All tryouts are open -- a player does not have to reside in Wallingford to be part of our program.
  • Tryouts are run by nationally accredited, independent, professional youth soccer coaches, the 1776 Director of Coaching and the Technical Committee.
  • Players will be evaluated in a game environment including small sided games.

LOCATION:  All Tryouts are being held at Chester Park Robert Urban Fields, Shipley Main Campus* or Academy of Notre Dame 

*Shipley Main Campus Field address is: 838 Montgomery Ave Bryn Mawr, PA19010


Club Fee is due by each player to the club for the entire soccer year (Fall and Spring seasons) upon acceptance of an offer after tryouts.  This fee is payable online once your player has accepted his/her position after tryout.  

Team Fees vary and are set by each team depending on their competition and training program. Team fees are payable directly to each team and may range from $1000 - $2000 annually.  These fees are due at various times throughout the year as set by the travel team staff.


EPYSA Travel Age Group Listings for 2019–2020 Season

*per new USSF initiatives -- age groups may be combined with teams playing at the older age level

2007 (U13) Age Group: Players born in the 2007 calendar year

2006 (U14) Age Group: Players born in the 2006 calendar year

2005 (U15) Age Group: Players born in the 2005 calendar year

2004 (U16) Age Group: Players born in the 2004 calendar year

2003 (U17) Age Group: Players born in the 2003 calendar year

2002 (U18) Age Group: Players born in the 2002 calendar year

2001 (U19) Age Group: Players born in the 2001 calendar year



AGE GROUP Birth Year Format Tryout #1 Tryout #2 Time Location Coaching Staff
U13 1776 Centurions BOYS 2007 11v11 TBD       Scott Spangler
U13 1776 EDP BOYS 2007 11v11 Tues April 23 Thurs Aprl 25 6:15 - 7:45p  Chester Park King Saah
U13 1776 EDP GIRLS 2007 11V11 Tues April 23 Thurs April 25 6:15-7:45p Chester Park  Sam Griggs
U-14 1776 EDP BOYS 2006 11v11 Tues April 23 Thurs April 25 6:15 - 7:45p Chester Park Karl Reddick
U-14 1776 EDP GIRLS 2006 11v11 Tues April 23 Thurs April 25 6:15 - 7:45p Chester Park Sam Griggs
U-15 1776 EDP BOYS 2005 11v11 Mon April 29 Wed May 1 6:30-8PM Chester Park John Waraksa, Wayne McKinney
U-15 1776 PAGS GIRLS 2005 11v11 Mon April 29 Wed May 1 6:30-8PM Chester Park Wayne McMckinney
U-16 1776 EDP BOYS 2004 11v11 Tues April 30 Thurs May 2 6:30-8PM Chester Park Brad Jule, Eddie Worley, John Lenart
U-16 1776 PAGS GIRLS 2004 11v11 Mon April 29 Wed May 1 6:30-8PM Chester Park Tim Young, Andrew Schapelle
U-17 1776 EDP BOYS 2003 11v11 Contact  Coach     Karl Reddick, Pete Meredith
U-17 1776 GIRLS 2003 11v11 Contact Coach     director1776unitedfc@yahoo.com
U-18 1776 EDP BOYS 2002 11v11 Contact Coach     Brendan Grady
U-18 1776 NAT"L LEAGUE GIRLS 2002 11v11 Contact  Coach     Sam Griggs
U-19 1776 EDP BOYS 2001 11v11 Contact Coach     Brendan Grady
U19 1776 NATL LEAGUE GIRLS 2001 11v11 Contact Coach     Sam Griggs

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