2023-2024 Tryout Information

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Tryout Registration now LIVE

FC Lake County shall be offering OPEN Tryouts for all players born between 2016 & 2005.

These tryouts are FREE to all players and the schedule for each age group and gender can be found in the table below.

NEW players to FCLC are strongly encouraged to attend BOTH tryouts dates so our coaching staff can be the most accurate evaluation possible. (New players may also be invited to a team training session if required)

EXISTING players must also attend both dates, which will also replace each teams regular training schedule for this week.

Details on the various packages we will be offering in the 2023-2024 season can be found in the "Programs" page.

If you have children interested in trying out, but also have questions and like to speak to someone live, please contact one of our age group Directors:

Director: Matt Bohmann / Birth Years: 2017 to 2011 

mbohmann@fclakecounty.com / 847-460-8662

Director: Steve Mason / Birth Years: 2010 to 2004

smason@clakecounty.com / 847-970-8935

Please note: Final programming & pricing for the 2023-24 season will be confirmed prior to tryouts

2023-24 Tryout Schedule

Boys Tryouts

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Girls Tryouts

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Required Forms

Registration Details

All NEW & CURRENT players MUST pre-register for tryouts.

  • As part of the registration process, you will be asked to upload a series of waivers, headshot player picture and also provide proof of age if your child has never previously played travel soccer in Illinois.
  • Our age group Directors shall send additional communication confirming the specific dates, times and field location.
  • EXISTING players are required to tryout over both dates.
    • These sessions double as the training sessions for the remaining games, as well as allowing coaching staff to evaluate existing players with any new players trying out.
  • NEW players are strongly recommended to attend both dates, to allow our coaching staff multiple opportunities to evaluate playing abilities prior to final decisions on team placement.
  • Communication on team assignments for 2023-24 shall be sent via email 72 hours after the final tryout session.
    • New players maybe asked to attend a session with one of our teams the following week should we need to see a player once more, before making final decisions.
  • QUESTIONS? Should you have specific questions and would like to chat live, please contact the appropriate age group Director:


Should a new player miss one or both of our primary tryout sessions but would like to be evaluated for one of our 2023-24 season teams, please contact one of our age group Directors to arrange a supplemental tryout the week of open tryouts.

Please note: This option is only open to players born 2015 and older.

HS Boys (2009-2005) Supplemental Tryouts shall take place after the fall High school season (Oct/Nov). Further details will be listed on our social media pages and home page for these dates.