Corpus Christi FC have announced dates for open tryouts for their inaugural season, an effort to expand their recruiting pool and discover players for their 2018 season.
The first tryout held on November 19,2018 and was well attended by both players and members of the community.
Tryout session was conducted by the Corpus Christi coaching team including Sebastian Giraldo, Jose Giraldo , Louis Smith and Head Coach Sammy Girado
Present was Club President Dr Kingsley Okonkwo and the rest of the Corpus Christi FC Organization
“Corpus Christi showed last night that it is ready for PDL Soccer. We not only had a great participation for the tryouts but we also had great support from the community. It’s a great sign to see that there is high level of local talent as well as the fan base to support the team” says Head Coach Sammy Giraldo
The next and final open tryout is scheduled for December 2 at 10:00 AM, venue is the Butler Soccer Complex, 6654 Yorktown Blvd – Corpus Christi, TX 78414. (Opposite the Titan soccer field)
There will be no on-site registration. Interested players must pre-register at http://corpuscfc.com/open-tryouts/
Nearly 70 percent of all MLS SuperDraft selections since 2010 have PDL experience, including a total of 59 alums chosen in 2017. Among the many players to have played in the PDL before making their professional debuts include Newcastle United FC defender DeAndre Yedlin, 2016 MLS Rookie of the Year Jordan Morris, 2016 MLS Defender of the Year Matt Hedges and U.S. Men’s National Team members Darlington Nagbe, Brad Guzan, Geoff Cameron and Tim Ream.