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April Newsletter 2023

Welcome to the Kings Hammer Murfreesboro April Newsletter! This edition features Summer Camps, Finn’s Cup, Kings Hammer Family Night at FCC, Premier Tryout Pre-Registration, Fall Recreational Soccer, Summer Adult Tournament, Team Achievements and more! If you have a player, coach, or team to be highlighted in future newsletters, please send photos and stories to claire@kingshammer.com. Each newsletter will be posted on our website as well as our social pages.

Summer Camp is Here!

Sharing the beautiful game with everyone in Murfreesboro! Come experience a Kings Hammer Murfreesboro Summer Camp this June & July!

Click here for more information and register!

Finn’s Cup

Come join the Kings Hammer Murfreesboro family on Friday, May 5th as we begin a new tradition! Finn’s Cup (formerly Clash of the Titans) will see the staff of Kings Hammer Murfreesboro face off with the staff of Wilson United in this charity match honoring the memory of Finn Gobelet.

Tickets are $20 for adults and free for children 18 and under, with all proceeds being donated to the ‘Forever 22 Scholarship’ created by Kings Hammer Murfreesboro in Finn Gobelet’s memory. The match will take place at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex in the Championship Stadium at 7:30pm. We hope to see you on May 5th!

For more information and to purchase tickets click here!

FC Cincinnati vs Nashville SC Kings Hammer Family Night – July 15th at TQL Stadium

Save the Date!

All Kings Hammer Murfreesboro families are invited to attend:

FC Cincinnati vs Nashville SC at TQL Stadium
Saturday, July 15th – 7:30pm

Special Club ticket prices as well as a block of hotel rooms have been reserved for all interested families. Nashville SC walkout kid opportunities are also available!

Help Kings Hammer set the youth soccer night club attendance record and purchase your tickets today!

Bash in the Boro

Congrats to all our teams who went home Finalists or Champions.

  • KHM 12B P1 – Finalists
  • KHM 12B P2 – Finalists
  • KHM 11B P1 – Finalists
  • KHM 10B P1 – Finalists
  • KHM 10B P2 – Finalists
  • KHM 09B P1 – Champions
  • KHM 09B P2 – Champions
  • KHM 09B P3 – Finalists
  • KHM 14G P1 – Finalists
  • KHM 13G P1 – Finalists
  • KHM 10G P1 – Champions
  • KHM 09G P1 – Champions

Blue Chip Showcase

Congratulations to KHM09GP1 who were named Finalists at the Blue Chip last weekend!

Pre-Register for 2023/2024 Premier Tryouts

Registration is now open for Kings Hammer Murfreesboro 2023-24 season tryouts! Experience the energy and excitement of Kings Hammer!

Click here to sign up now!

Fall Recreational Soccer

Registration will open next week for Recreational Fall Soccer! 

  • Little Strikers: August 19th-October 28th (8 sessions)
  • Youth Rec League: July 31st-October 28th
  • Adult Rec League: Starts August 24th and the draft will take place on August 3rd

Summer Adult Tournament

Raise a pint to soccer! Kings Hammer Event Management is excited to announce a new Adult Brewery Cup! Grab your friends and join us this summer. Click here to learn more about our new events!

April Education: Getting Through the Tryout Process

Earlier this month Kings Hammer Murfreesboro announced program tryout date ranges for the 2023-2024 seasons.  Naturally, announcements of this sort, whether for Kings Hammer, high school teams, or local leagues, can create a sense of anxiety or stress around performance and team formation.  This type of multi-day event can be difficult to navigate for players, parents, and coaches alike.  But the good news is that there are ways to help make this time of year a little less stressful for everyone and a little easier to navigate through.

Tryouts are a Year-long Process

Since you are reading this today, you are likely already a Kings Hammer parent or player and have been performing in one of our current programs with one of our current teams.  With that in mind one thing to remember is that every player has been in a tryout all year long.  Coaches evaluate players throughout the season.  Each practice, game, meeting, or activity provides the coach (and the parent) an opportunity to see the player perform.  Effort, attitude, commitment, communication, engagement, and of course skill and understanding of the game are all being observed throughout the season and are considered when it comes time to form teams for the next year.

Regardless of whether your child is looking at a tryout, a showcase event, or improving their ability to promote their performance during the season, here are some helpful steps you can take to frame the process better for them (and yourself).

Guides for Parents and Coaches Prior to Tryouts or Team Formation

  1. Have a conversation with your child (or players.)

Talk to them about their goals, ambitions, and desires.

    • Are they happy with their current team?
    • Do they want to keep their spot on the team?
    • Do they want to move up to a higher team even if it means possibly changing positions or getting less playing time?
    • Do they want to tryout somewhere else?

Click here to read the full story.

GK Union Save of the Month

Congratulations to Makenna D. from KHA South G11 Blue and Ezra R. from KHM B11 Premier 1 for being named the March GK Union Saves of the Month!

Did you make an incredible save or a game-saving block? We want to see them!

Post your best saves in the Kings Hammer GK Union Facebook group or share on Twitter using the hashtag #KingsHammer. Be sure to share throughout the spring season and YOU could be selected for our Kings Hammer Save of the Month! GK Save of the Month winners will be announced the Friday of the first full week of the following month.

Monthly winners will be posted on the Kings Hammer social pages and on the GK Union page.

Kings Hammer Murfreesboro Fan Wear

Come see all our great options online and remember: orders ship fast, and directly to your door. Be sure to check back as we add new styles and colors for our spring tournaments! Shop now: Kings Hammer Gear

Coaching Opportunities Available

Come join our growing team! Kings Hammer Murfreesboro is looking for caring and enthusiastic coaches to join our organization. Click here to fill out our coaching interest form.

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