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Published on July 31st, 2016 | by Staples Soccer


Staples Soccer Tryouts Begin August 25

Tryouts for all boys hoping to play Staples High School soccer begin Thursday, August 25.

All seniors, juniors and sophomores should report to the Staples track at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 25. The coaches will meet the candidates, and all players will be timed in a 2-mile run. Then everyone heads to Wakeman for on-field tryouts that end at 10 a.m. A 2nd session will be held that day, from 3-5 p.m.

On Friday, August 26 there are double sessions: 8-10 a.m., and 3-5 p.m., at Wakeman. The same schedule will be followed on Saturday and Sunday, August 27 and 28 (8-10 a.m., 3-5 p.m.), for as long as the coaches need to assess all candidates. Two-a-day training sessions will continue at the same times through Wednesday, August 31 (the day before the 1st day of school).

All freshmen should report to Wakeman B (turf field) from 12-2 p.m. on Thursday, August 25. Tryouts continue Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28 (12-2 p.m., Wakeman B), or for as long as coach Russell Oost-Lievense needs to determine his squad. Training will be held from 12-2 p.m. at Wakeman B through Wednesday, August 31 (the day before the 1st day of school).

All candidates in all grades must have pre-registered online ( and must have a current physical form cleared by the nurse. No one can try out without having done this. All candidates must wear shin guards, and bring water.

Check the calendar and home page of for up-to-date information.

Questions? Contact head coach Dan Woog:


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