Developing Youth Soccer Players in the Greater Alton-Godfrey Region

2018 Tryouts

Tryouts will be June 4 - 7, 2018 at Glazebrook Park. Girls are on Monday and Thursday and Boys are on Tuesday and Wednesday.

2018 Tryouts will be for players born in the following years:

Girls born in 20002001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 20092010 and 2011.

Boys born in 2000, 20012002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and 2011.  

Click here to view 2018 Tryout dates and times.

Click here to register for tryouts.

Check the schedule link above for your player's date and time.

Our Approach

The Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club provides technical skills development through a disciplined training approach for youth players in the Greater Alton-Godfrey, IL region - at the lowest fees possible. Our training includes footwork and ball skills, speed and agility, balance and coordination, proper defensive technique and goalie training.

Competitive League Games

Our teams compete in the St. Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA), one of the largest and most respected youth soccer leagues in the Midwest. Teams are placed in divisions based upon skill level. They travel from as far away as Quincy, IL and Cape Girardeau, MO because of the league's ability to create competitive games for all skill levels.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to read answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) from parents and players.

Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club News

2008 Girls are Finalists at Glen Ed Spring Kick Off

The 2008 Irish Girls finished 2nd in the 2018 Glen Ed Spring Kick Off. Pictured are from left to right: Rayna Raglin, Karidis Orr, Izzi Hough, Lilly Hannigan, Emma Hough, Jessica Eales, Allie Wiener, Alex Stephan, Reese Livingstone, Lydia Schrumpf and Maddie Waters. Coaches are Matt Waters and Robert Stephan.

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2008 Boys Win Tournament Championship

The 2008 Boys won the Glen Ed tournament April 8, 2018. Players are from left to right Patrick Henesey, Simon Waters, Blake Rensing, Keller Jacobs, Tyler Morelli, Bram Buettel, Carson Jones, Luke Davis, Reed Wallace and Joe Stephan. Coaches are Toby Henesey and Andrew Davis.

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Glo Bingo Sponsor Form

Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club $100 Glo Bingo document for donors PDF

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Glo Bingo Fundraiser April 14 2018

The Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club will host a Glo Bingo Fundraiser April 14, 2018 at Marquette Catholic High School. Tickets are $20 in advance per person, $25 at the door. Bring your own snacks. Draft beer and soft drinks included. Cash bar available. No coolers and 21 and older only, please. Sponsorships for bingo…

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Winter Training with Irish Trainers @ The Max Sports – Registrer Now!

Alton Fighting Irish trainers, led by former U.S. Men’s National Team Member and St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame member Jamie Swanner, will conduct a 6 week training session on Mondays starting January 8, 2017. Boys and Girls born from 2000-2010 can attend and will be separated by age. Sessions are for 1 hour. Multiple…

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Roster positions available for Spring 2018

Some Alton Irish teams are looking to fill a limited number of roster spots for the Spring 2018 session. Players must successfully complete a tryout to be offered a spot. In most cases only one position is available. Teams with limited availability include: Girls born in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2010 Boys born…

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2008 Irish girls win Lou Fusz Tournament on penalty kicks

The 2008 Irish girls team won the Fall 2017 Lou Fusz Tournament in dramatic fashion. After completing 2 overtime sessions the game went to penalty kicks where the Irish prevailed. The team is made up of Kyridis Orr, Rayla Raglin, Allie Wiener, Reese Livingstone, Maddie Waters, Lilly Hannigan, Lydia Schrumpf, Izzi Hough, Jessica Eales, Alex…

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2006 Irish Girls Win Lou Fusz Tournament

The 2006 Irish girls team recently won the 2017 Lou Fusz Fall Tournament! The team finished the tournament undefeated at 4-0. The team includes Grace Carter, Ellie Williams, Faith McKaig, Juliana Stevenson, Meredith Zigrang, Avery Williams, Abi Davis, Callie Mossman, Haley Norton, Maya Stephan, Emily Schrumpf, Katie Johnson, Hilary Schrumpf and Audrey Alm and is…

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Tryout Registraton now open for 2017-2018 season

2017-2018 Tryout registration is now open for: Girls born 1999-2010 Boys born 2002-2010 Each team will host two tryout sessions from June 5-8. Click here to view the schedule of tryouts. Tryouts are free but registration is required.  Please register as soon as possible by clicking here. Tryouts are held at Glazebrook Park in Godfrey IL.…

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TJ’s Pizza Fundraiser Form

2017 TRI FOLD 40% Please return form to 2008 Irish Girls parent Allison Hernandez by Friday March 10, 2017. Checks should be made payable to Alton Fighting Irish. Please collate the revenue you have collected and your order form and put them in a clearly marked envelope with your name and phone number. You may…

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Upcoming Events

Glo Bingo Sponsor Form

Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club $100 Glo Bingo document for donors PDF

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Glo Bingo Fundraiser April 14 2018

The Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club will host a Glo Bingo Fundraiser April 14, 2018 at Marquette Catholic High School. Tickets are $20 in advance per person, $25 at the door. Bring your own snacks. Draft beer and soft drinks included. Cash bar available. No coolers and 21 and older only, please. Sponsorships for bingo…

Read More

Winter Training with Irish Trainers @ The Max Sports – Registrer Now!

Alton Fighting Irish trainers, led by former U.S. Men’s National Team Member and St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame member Jamie Swanner, will conduct a 6 week training session on Mondays starting January 8, 2017. Boys and Girls born from 2000-2010 can attend and will be separated by age. Sessions are for 1 hour. Multiple…

Read More

2008 Irish girls win Lou Fusz Tournament on penalty kicks

The 2008 Irish girls team won the Fall 2017 Lou Fusz Tournament in dramatic fashion. After completing 2 overtime sessions the game went to penalty kicks where the Irish prevailed. The team is made up of Kyridis Orr, Rayla Raglin, Allie Wiener, Reese Livingstone, Maddie Waters, Lilly Hannigan, Lydia Schrumpf, Izzi Hough, Jessica Eales, Alex…

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