SASA Impact is a respected regional club program actively involved in the EMSA leagues at the youth level. Players from St. Albert, Edmonton, and surrounding areas enjoy professional fitness sessions and Academy training under the direction of Licensed Coaches, access to premier fields, facilities and more.
Currently, we have thirty U9 - U19 teams playing in competitively in EMSA leagues.
Teams are formed during open pre-season tryouts with independent evaluators present. All players must attend evaluations, however, we reserve the option to redirect players to the program that best suits their athletic aptitude.
SASA offers an Academy training-based program for players born in 2010 & 2011 interested in committing more time to their own development.
Overseen by SASA's Club Program Head Coach, players train twice a week. Age-specific teams will be formed to compete in external leagues where no statistics or standings are kept. These league games allow the introduction of game tactics which are an integral part of each player's development.
SASA offers players the opportunity to train and develop in a highly competitive environment from U11 to U17, in Tier 1 and Tier 2. Our teams compete in external leagues that best fit their competitive development.
Players are selected through open tryouts, taking into consideration the player's developmental stage. Once selected to a team, players will be provided with the appropriate training environment to help them elevate their game, both individually and as a team.
Player Development Program (PDP)
As a member of the National Youth License League, we have developed a Player Development Program geared towards players looking to further develop their skills in a highly competitive league setting with other National Youth License members.
Adult Impact Programs
As a next step, players who turn 16, have the opportunity to further challenge themselves by playing as a Trialist on one of our Adult Impact teams who participate in EDSA / AMSL.
SASA also provides an opportunity for players who have finished their youth careers in our club, to tryout for our Adult Impact teams or participate in one of SASA's many adult programs. For more information on our adult programs, click here.
The Impact Experience
Player Development Center (PDC)
No More School Gyms
During the indoor season, our players receive two training sessions a week at SASA's Player Development Center. This facility is equipped with full size and U12 size goals and high end artificial field turf to allow players the opportunity to develop their skills in the proper environment.
All teams U13+ are run through a minimum of 10 Fitness sessions delivered by qualified fitness experts to give our players the strength and conditioning required during the final moments of the match.
Click here for more information on our Sports Science Programs.
Fees are set seasonally based on known actual costs such as club league fees, tryouts, fitness, academy, equipment, coach honorariums and more. Indoor fees are typical $695 - $900 with some additional team fees possible.
Many Impact teams travel for tournaments and training throughout Alberta as well as outside of the province to challenge our players. In addition, some teams may attend Showcase tournaments to offer opportunities for players to be seen by Post Secondary and Professional Team Scouts.
New to the Region?
Joining a Team Mid-Season. For players moving into the region mid-season, please contact us and we will put you in touch directly with the applicable Coach/Team.
The Evaluation Process
Indoor 2019-20 Evaluation Process
- All tryouts will take place at 61 Riel Drive
- Pre-registration is required click here to register
- Plan to attend all tryouts
- Be at the field 20 minutes prior to the tryout time
Payment options are in place for all Impact players
- Online: VISA/ MasterCard in full or by installment
- In Office: Debit, Cash or Cheque. Cheque payments may be made in three equal payments dated date of registration, April 15 & May 15.