In the span of on year, the FC Dallas East Texas Soccer Club has grown from one team to nearly one thousand players. The team will be holding open tryouts (boys and girls) July 1-2 in Tyler and Longview.
"Obviously the goal for many players is to play professionally and we have a pipeline to the professional team with FC Dallas," said club director Jeremey Bernard. "We have a certain curriculum we use and it's a proven method to help develop players. So our goal is to develop individual players on teams and help them reach their full potential."
The tryouts will be held at Tyler's Lindsey Park and at Letourneau University in Longview. Under 11 to Under 14 is from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Under15 to Under 18 is from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.