Girls Soccer

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Breaking News:
Congratulations to our very own Ms. Ounan and Jennalyn Salvin on being named Northeast Times Coach of the Year and Public League Player of the Year! Way to go ladies! 


Franklin Towne Girls Soccer

If you are interested in trying out for Girls Soccer in August of 2022, please fill in this form:  https://forms.office.com/r/t9A3kQYrmC
 

Pre-Season Preparation and Exercise

Start preparing now. Make sure that you warm up, cool down, stretch, and drink plenty of water before and after each workout.

By the start of tryouts, players should be able to:

    • Jog 2 miles without stopping.
    • Run 1 mile in less than 8:30.
    • Complete basic soccer skills – shooting, passing, trapping, juggling, etc.

Players should complete distance runs, sprints, and strength training to be physically prepared to play at the varsity level.

Below is a link to 90+free at home workouts for anyone without access to gym equipment.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrx-1epeRol0CSRdCE6EkqYl2e4uanWFb


Tryouts

When: Week of August 15, 2022

Where: American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135)

What to Bring:

  • Water

  • Spikes

  • Shin Guards / Soccer Socks

  • Running Shoes

  • Any needed medication (inhaler, EpiPen, etc)

To tryout you must have PIAA forms (Including Physical) completed. 2022 PIAA Physical form.pdf

    • Your physical must contain the physician’s signature & professional stamp.
    • Your physical must be completed and dated after JUNE 1, 2022. Any physical completed before this date will be considered invalid

Players without their PIAA forms will not be allowed to tryout.

 

Players will be evaluated using the following criteria during tryouts:

Technical:

  • Dribbling - maintain control of the ball in various spaces

  • Passing - move the ball between teammates in various methods, i.e. short, medium, long, ground and/or in the air. 

  • Receiving - control the ball from a pass or out of the air

  • 1v1 Defending - defend individually by pressuring the ball 

  • 1V1 attacking - beat defenders using directional changes, speed changes, and creativity

 

Tactical:

  • In attack, make the correct decision while in possession of the ball to best exploit space. The ability to time movement while teammates are in possession. 

  • In defense, make the decision to either pressure, cover, or be a balancing player. The ability to show patience and tenacity as necessary. 

 

Physical:

  • Strength - physical ability to win tackles, shield the ball, maintain balance under pressure 

  • Speed - using top speed to escape defenders or put pressure on attackers, the ability to change speed as necessary

  • Endurance – ability to maintain cardio throughout the duration of an 80-minute game

 

Mental:

  • Respect the rules of the game, opponents, teammates, coaches, referees

  • Coachability - willingness to accept instruction, focus on the task at hand

  • Tenacity/work rate - working hard and putting forth the best effort possible

  • Accountability - willingness to accept blame for mistakes, willingness to address mistakes in others in a positive and respectful manner.

 

Players who make the team agree to:

  1. Be an exemplar FTC student

  1. Follow the school handbook

  1. Maintain above average grades in all classes

  1. Attend school daily

  1. Attend all practices and games

  1. All appointments should be scheduled for the weekend

  1. Your work schedule should be built around games and practices

  1. Students will be expected to find their own transportation to practice (Walking in groups to field, SEPTA, or carpool)

  1. Students must communicate any conflicting issues with practice or games with Coach Ounan ahead of time

 

Managers

If you are interested in being a manager for the Fall 2022 Girls Soccer season, please email dounan@franklintowne.org

Qualifications:

  • Good academic standing & consistent attendance at school

  • Have transportation to all home & away games.

  • Be able to keep score and statistics

 

Any questions please feel free to reach out to Coach Ounan at dounan@franklintowne.org



2021 PPL Independence League: 9-2-1

Player Highlight:
Freshmen Molly Dietsch (GK) was named MVP of the Championship game.


For the most up to date record, statistics, and schedule please visit our MaxPreps Site: FTCHS MaxPreps

Practices are typically Monday - Friday 4:00-6:00 at American Legion unless otherwise notified. No practices on game days (schedule below).

2021 Roster 

 

Beltle, Jenna
Curry, Mackenzie 
Dakuginow, Grace 
Davis, Jada
Dietsch, Molly 
Greenly, Gabriella 
Kreibick, Morgan 
Lombardo, Penelope
Maier, Delaney 
Martin, MaKayla 
Matela, Kaitlyn 
McLinden, Aiva
Mulvihill, Madyson
Noel, Lyriana
Plant, Catherine  
Sanchez, Miranda
Schonewolf, Makenna
Sickels, Leah 
Slappy, Jaylin 
Slavin, Jennalyn
Sullivan, Kathryn 
Taylor, Lydia
Tolassi, Gabriella 


Athletic Fee

To play a sport at FTCHS there is an Athletic Fee that is paid once per year. This fee goes towards PIAA and District XII league fees, officials' fees, transportation, uniforms and equipment for our teams. Athletic Fee may be paid to the Booster Club via monthly meetings.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mr. Parcells at 215.289.5000 ext 3033 or email him at sparcells@franklintowne.org.

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Head Coach : Mrs. Ounan 
Started Coaching at FTC : 2014
Email: dounan@franklintowne.org
Season:  Fall Sport (August to November)
Home Field: American Legion Playground




Team Awards :
PPL Champions 2019 
PPL Champions  2015 
PPL champions 2014 
PPL Champions 2013 
PPL Champions Fall 2012 
PPL Champions Spring 2012