Our soccer program operates at the community level and accepts all players that register following our policies and procedures. As a community program, we do not have tryouts. Players wishing to play at premier level are directed to try out for Southwest Sting which is the premier program offered by SWEMSA.
Uniforms: TRSA provides a jersey for each registered player. Players must provide their own shoes, socks, shin pads and shorts.
Equipment: Players require appropriate footwear, shin guards, shorts and soccer socks.
Player Cards: Players for U13, U15, U17, and U19 need EMSA player cards prior to the start of the season. Coaches and Managers from U11-U19 also require EMSA ID cards.
Subsidies: TRSA typically offers subsidies to teams qualifying for Inter-Cities and travelling to Calgary in the outdoor season. In the indoor season, TRSA provides subsidies to teams attending tournaments.
Insurance: TRSA holds Director Liability insurance. Insurance for registered players is through fees paid to the Alberta Soccer Association.
Policies: Please refer to our Policies page.
Outdoor Soccer Program
The outdoor program typically runs from May to June, weather dependent. We usually have approximately 160 outdoor teams. Each team typically has 2-3 coaches and a team manager.
Outdoor Equipment: TRSA provides an equipment bag that includes age appropriate soccer balls(size 3-5), air pump, cones, pinnies, coaches clipboard and a first aid kit to each team.
Outdoor Referees: TRSA pays for and books referees for U11 and U13 HOME games, and for assistant referees for U15-U19 HOME games.
No Dogs Allowed: Please do not bring dogs to the games or practices. City bylaws prohibit dogs from being on sports fields and school grounds at any time and is subject to a fine.
Indoor Soccer Program
The indoor program runs from October to February and games take place in indoor soccer centres. We typically have about 50 indoor teams. There is one game a week, which is played at one of the Edmonton soccer centres. There is also one practice a week, which takes place in a school gymnasium, depending on availability. Access to fields and school gyms is controlled by the Joint Use Agreement between the City of Edmonton and the school boards.
The indoor soccer program is city wide for all levels from U5-U19 and is administered by SWEMSA and EMSA. TRSA teams are typically made with mostly, if not all, TRSA players. Teams are commonly blended with players from other communities as needed to make a team.
Indoor Equipment: TRSA provides an equipment bag that includes age appropriate soccer balls(size 3-5), an air pump, cones, pinnies, goalkeeper jerseys and gloves, coaches clipboard and a first aid kit to each team.
Indoor Referees: Referees are organized and paid directly by and SWEMSA and EMSA.