"We take a balanced approach to personal growth and player development and meeting the needs of every player is our top priority"
The Gulf Coast Competitive Program provides SE Texas’ best value for having fun, learning and developing in youth soccer.
Our program is player-centered and rooted in Long-term Player Development principles and offers a full-spectrum of player pathways, from beginning competitive teams to elite teams playing in the top leagues and tournaments. Our goal is to help YOU achieve YOUR GOALS and realize YOUR DREAMS.
By providing a player-centered program that is rooted in Long-term Player Development and a full-spectrum of player pathways, from beginning competitive teams to elite teams playing in the top leagues and tournaments, our goal is to help YOU achieve YOUR GOALS and realize YOUR DREAMS.
Reach Your Potential with Us!
We focus is on individual development so that every player reaches their full potential and achieves their goals within the game. Meaningful player development is a long-term process that involves planning, evaluation/placement and quality coaching.
Player Evaluation – Players are evaluated upon entering the club to provide an objective analysis of their current ability in the 4-Pillars of Player Development and give them a starting point in the developmental process.
Player Placement and Movement – The goal of player placement is to assign players to teams that are developmentally appropriate and provides an environment that balances the players technical, tactical, physical and psycho-social resources with the external pressures they will experience in training and games over the course of the year. Player movement is a tool we use to manage the playing environment in the form of training/playing up or down or the permanent movement of a player. It is also important to remember that a player’s resources are not fixed or predetermined.
Player Development Plan (PDP) – The personalized PDP is designed to develop complete soccer players that excel in all 4-Pillars of Player Development: technical ability, tactical intelligence, physical attributes and psychological elements.
The PDP measures and tracks each player’s year-round development and progress throughout their time with us, thus assuring that players and coaches are on the same page and are working together toward helping them achieve their personal goals.
Gulf Coast Soccer offers two levels of competitive soccer:
Select - for entry level or beginning competitive players
Premier - for players who aspire to train and play at the highest level competition and want to play year-round.