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4th Annual Baltimore Armour Golf Outing

Fri, October 11 | Turf Valley Resort | $125 per player
100% of net proceeds will be used to benefit the scholarship program
Click here for full details or to register

Picture Day

Pictures will be taken at the following dates & locations:

Sept 13 – Covenant Park – Grass Pavilion (by field 4)
Sept 14 – Covenant Park – Field 8b & Field 9 (U8 only)
Sept 14 – HCC – Field 3
Sept 14 – All Individual High School Fields
Sept 15 – Covenant Park – Field 8b
Sept 15 – All Individual High School Fields

Jr Academy
Oct 5 – at each game location

Please arrive 1 hour and 15 minutes before your game to the location above that is closest to your field.

Online Envelopes

Questions: or 410-203-1003

Loyal Soccer Home Schedule (Men & Women)
SAC players wearing their SAC Jerseys will be admitted FREE with purchase of an adult ticket to any home game during the 2019 regular season. Click here to view the schedule
Fall 2019/Spring 2020 Travel/Pre-Academy Coaches
The 19/20 Travel/Pre-Academy Coaches list has been posted to the website. Click here to view.
Glory Days Gift Certificate Promo
SAC is selling $25 gift certificates to Glory Days (Ellicott City Location) for $15. Certificates will expire December 31, 2019. Limited number of certificates available. Cash or Check only. Not redeemable for cash, alcohol or gratuity. Contact Gina at the SAC office if you are interested:
The Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park
An aerial tour of our complex.
SAC Magnets
SAC car magnets and stickers can be obtained free of charge at the SAC Office.

Lucido Fields at Covenant Park
(410) 992-1111
Field 1: Open
Field 3: Open
Field 4: Open
Field 5: Open
Field 6: Open
Field 7: Open
Field 8: Open
Field 9: Open

BOE – Grass Fields
(410) 313-6827

Alpha Ridge Park/Glenelg HS/Marriott’s Ridge HS/Western Regional Park
(410) 313-4372

Blandair Park/Oakland Mills HS
(410) 313-3673

Dayton Oaks Park/Reservoir HS/Schooly Mills Park
(410) 313-4458

Howard Community College
(410) 992-1111
Field 1: Open
Field 2: Open
Field 3a: Open
Field 3b: Open
Field 4a: Open
Field 4b: Open
Field 5a: Open
Field 5b: Open

Atholton HS/Cedar Lane Park/Hammond HS/Wilde Lake HS
(410) 313-4453

Centennial HS/Centennial Park/River Hill HS
(410) 313-4454

Howard HS/Long Reach HS/Mt.Hebron HS/Rockburn Park/Troy Park
(410) 313-4455

Primary Tryouts

SAC holds Primary Tryouts annually in the May/June time frame for the upcoming seasonal year. All 2018/2019 Primary Tryouts have concluded. Please refer to the Supplemental Tryouts section to view teams who are actively looking for players.

Primary tryouts for the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 season have been posted:
Select Tryouts
Travel/Pre-Academy Tryouts
Pre-Academy Tryouts (Boys 2004 & 2002)

Supplemental Tryouts

Supplemental tryouts are scheduled by coaches who are looking to add players to their team. Some teams will post specific tryouts dates/times and others will issue a general notice. Either way, please reach out to the contact listed if you are interested in attending.

Tryouts for the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 Season:

Boys 2007 Select (Carmody)
9/10 | 5:45-7:30pm | Dunloggin Middle School
Rain date – 9/12
Players should wear a gray or white t-shirt
Contact coach Carmody at

Boys 2007 Select (Linsenmeyer)
9/11 | 6:00-7:00pm | Oakland Mills High School
Looking for Goalkeepers
Contact coach Linsenmeyer at

Girls 2011 Select (Pietryka)
Looking to add players
Contact coach Pietryka at for details

Boys 2007 Travel (United Blue)
Looking to add another player.
Contact Melissa Rozell at if interested.

Boys 2004 Travel (United Blue)
Holding supplemental tryouts next week and next month.
Contact coach Ibarra at 301-675-9575 or for more information

Boys 2003 Travel (United Blue)
Looking for 2 field players
Contact coach Gerrity at or 410-971-9964

Boys 2008 Travel (United Gold)
Looking for 3 players
Contact coach Ouchikh at

Boys 2007 Travel (United Gold)
Looking for a goalkeeper
Contact coach Dheini at 202-258-3288

Girls 2002 Travel (Premier Blue)
Looking to add one player
Contact coach Narron at or 301-741-0187

Boys 2003 Travel (Pre-Academy)
Contact coach Martins at or 240-938-0722 for more information.

Girls 2006 Travel (United Blue & United White)
Looking for a goalkeeper and field players.
Players born in 2007 are able to play up an age group if interested.
Contact coach Bouman at 410.978.5587 or to inquire about a supplemental tryout.

Meeting Schedule

Select Tournament Meeting
August 21, 2019 | 7:30pm | Covenant Church

Travel Coaches Meeting
August 18, 2019 | 7:00pm | Covenant Church

Rec Coaches Meeting
August 27, 2019 | 8:00pm | Covenant Church

Junior Academy Coaches Meeting
August 28, 2019 | 8:00pm | Covenant Church

New Coaches Meeting
September 4, 2019 | 8:00pm | Covenant Church

U8-U12 Travel Meeting
September 6, 2019 | 8:00pm | SAC Office

Coaching Education Schedule

Rec Coaching Education
Instructor: Aki Lake, Recreational Program Director

Observing Travel Technical Training

Rec GK Education

Junior Academy Coaches Training
Instructor: Willie Ibarra, Travel Coach

New Coaches Training Session

John Ellinger, Jozy Altidore and Kyle Beckerman Reflect on the History of U-17 Residency Program
American Safety & Health Institute
Basic first aid for the community and  workplace
US Soccer Heading Mandates
US Soccer has implemented mandates, effective January 1, 2016, which restrict the heading of a soccer ball for players aged 12 and under. Click here for more complete information on the mandates.
Concussions in Soccer
What players, parents, coaches, & referees need to know. Provided by U.S. Soccer:
Concussion Facts. Provided by CDC
Howard County Introduces Life-Saving App
Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services has introduced a smartphone app called PulsePoint. When someone calls 911 about a person in sudden cardiac arrest, PulsePoint will notify citizens in the area trained in CPR that someone needs assistance. It also provides maps and directions to the nearest Automated External Defibrillator, or AED. Source Article from Baltimore Sun

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Season Based Programs


For Players aged 3-6. An age-appropriate introduction to soccer. Your first opportunity to play on a team.


For players aged 7-18. Welcome to the largest Recreational league in the area.


For players aged 8-14. Higher competition and commitment than Rec. Tryout-based program.


Players aged 7-18. Higher competition and commitment than Select. Tryout-based program.


The highest level of youth soccer in the country. Teams compete against other MLS and non-MLS academy clubs.

Camps and Clinic Programs


For players aged 8-14. Designed to provide an additional weekly training opportunity.


For players aged 5-18. Day long camps held on days Howard County Public Schools are closed.


For players aged 5-14. All sessions are run at the Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park by licensed coaches.


For players aged 5-18. All SAC Training Academy camps are held at Covenant Park and run by licensed coaches.


Rec Summer League (player registration). Boys High School Summer League (team registration)















The highest level of youth soccer in the country

DA 13’s (2007)

Aki Lake (“A“ License)

DA 16/17’s (2004/2003)

Mike Lookingland (“A“ License)

DA 14’s (2006)

Machel Millwood (“B“ License)
Est. 2015

DA 15’s (2005)

Oscar Sancho-Davila (“B“ License)

DA 18/19’s (2002/2001)

Mike Lookingland (“A“ License)

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of the English Premier League