Welcome to Tynecastle FC
Nike Sponsored Premier Soccer Club
Tynecastle FC is affiliated with and modeled after parent club, Edinburgh Scotland, that has trained and developed amateur soccer players since 1928. The club is a premier soccer club that operates in the Puget Sound Region (I-5 Corridor, Seattle to South Everett) as a US Club Soccer member. The club operates independently to provide soccer opportunities to players seeking to play at the highest level of soccer. Tynecastle FC also supports all youth soccer leagues.
National Premier League
Washington Premier League
Puget Sound Premier League
Northwest Champions League
Mission: Our mission is simple, develop players to be the very best, work hard, and above all have fun. Proper development includes training, injury prevention, nutrition, conditioning and emotional needs of players for our teams to be successful both on and off the field.
Community Involvement: As part of developing players, we believe in helping those in need in our community. Whether through volunteer coaching, visiting the elderly or working with established organizations, Tynecastle players will have opportunities to serve others. We believe that serving the less fortunate, benefits our teams and encourages selfless development of players.
Player Benefits: Tynecastle coaches staff represent a high level of licensing and player development in premier soccer. Our player are showcased at the most prestigious college showcase tournaments in the US. Our goal is to develop every player so they may have an opportunity to participate at the collegiate level or higher. We believe that only time spent training with a highly qualified coach can a player achieve these goals.
Coaching Philosophy: Playing soccer at the highest level requires dedication, time and hard work. Our coaching staff develops players that love to play/train. We work hard to make Tynecastle the very best experience for your child at the lowest cost per practice/soccer event. Player development follows US Soccer Best Practices for Coaching Soccer.
Registration Costs: $375 per year
Monthly Fee: $180.56/month for 9 months. (No hidden fee’s)
Total Costs: $ 2,000 for 2014/15 Season
These costs cover :
- Field Rental
- Referee Fees
- Team Coaching Fees
- Goalkeeper Coaching Fees
- Fall League Fees (All Teams)
- Spring League Fees (GU15 – up)
- US Club Player Registration & Insurance
- Club Administration Costs
Tournament Fees: Approx $100-$150 (Team Dependent)
Uniform Fees: $130 minimum, $240 maximum.
Hotel & Travel Fees: Team Dependent
Player Freedom: Tynecastle does not hold players to year long contracts, our coaching fees are month to month. The club supports the freedom of player movement at parent/player request. The club will not hold a player card in order to prevent them from participating in other soccer programs. The club defends the right of all players to participate in the sport of soccer and does not consider playing soccer to be a privilege of a select few.
A few tournaments our teams will support this year (2014):
Surf College Cup (U16 – up)
US Club Soccer National Cup Regional’s (U11 – up)
National Premier League – National Cup
WA Cup – US Club State Cup (U11 – U14)
Nike Team Gear: Tynecastle is a Nike Sponsored Club. Our players and coaching staff wear Nike Team gear provided by Schmetzer’s Sporthaus. For all the die-hard Tynecastle fans, we carry tons of fan-gear in-stock (beanies, t-shirts, sweatshirts) for at-once purchases. Tynecastle players also receive a 15% discount from Sporthaus retail purchases. Store location is in Everett, click for location.
Open door policy for prospective players: The club has an open door policy for any prospective soccer players. Anyone interested in training with a Tynecastle team must:
The length of time a player may participate with the team is at the coaches discretion. All practice sessions and tryouts are always Free.