Tryout Information

With the new direct healt measures announced by the Nebraska Governor we are excited to be able to offer a reduced tryout period this July.




  • July 2nd 

9:30AM-11AM - 2002/2003 Boys

9:30AM-11AM - 2003/2003 Girls

10:45AM-12PM - 2005 Boys 

5PM-6:15PM - 2010/2009/2004

6:45PM-8PM - 2008/2007/2006

6:45PM-8PM - 2005 Girls

  • July 3rd

8:30AM-9:45AM - 2002/2003 Boys

8:30AM-9:45AM - 2005 Boys

8:30AM-9:45AM - 2002/2003 Girls

10:00AM-11:15AM - 2010/2009/2004 

11:30AM-12:45PM - 2008/2007/2006

11:30AM-12:45PM - 2005 Girls


*Times are BOYS & GIRLS unless specifically stated *


All tryouts held at the Gretna Soccer Complex (10550 S 222nd Street, Gretna, NE 68028)


Players from outside of the club cannot be offered until July 2nd.

For more information on the club, tryouts, our teams and opportunities please contact our relevant leadership team:

GEA Boys Team - Chris Dunford (Boys Technical Director) - 402-670-6517
GEA ECNL Teams - Marcus Kelcher (ECNL Director) - 402-990-735
GEA Director of Coaching - Mitch Kavanagh 402-515-9904
Academy Director - Raphael Martinez 219-895-1028
Junior Academy Director - Donnie Holstein 402-981-3081


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Tryout FAQs

What are the fees?

Tryout registration is FREE this year!

Is there anything that I need to bring to tryouts?

Players must bring a pumped-up soccer ball with their name on it, shin guards, cleats, and water.

For more information on the tryout process and how teams are selected, Please Contact Us via email

What happens after the tryout?

After the tryout period has been conducted the club will present the player and their families a tryout acceptance/denial letter via email. If the player is accepted they will be given the name of the coach and the team that they believe best suits the player's skill level and needs. They will also provide the parents with the player guide giving some basic information about the club, fee structure, parent and player requirements, scholarship opportunities, club benefits, and the next steps.

Before a player can participate in any practices or games they must accept the offer, register for the team and complete any league paperwork as laid out in the offer letter.

* All players must register and attend at least one tryout to be considered for a team *