Rancho Santa Fe Attack announces tryouts for U7-U9 players

Rancho Santa Fe Attack, will hold tryouts for its Boys and Girls U7 – U9 competitive teams the week of Jan. 7. The “Tryout Flyer” along with the “Tryout Registration Form” can be downloaded from the league website at

The boys tryouts will be Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 8 and Jan. 10, and the girls tryouts will be Monday and Wednesday, Jan. 7 and Jan. 9, with call backs as necessary. The tryouts will start at 3:45 p.m. for all age groups. All of the tryout sessions will be held at the Rancho Santa Fe Sports Field (16826 Rambla de las Flores, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067).

The Attack competitive soccer program offers teams in every age group from U7 to U19 for those who are interested in a higher level of play. These teams are coached by a highly qualified international coaching staff that train and develop players who aspire to play in college and beyond. Competitive coaching focuses on skill development in the younger age groups and tactical abilities for the older players. Skill development for the players is always RSF Attack’s focus with winning as the main objective.

Malcolm Tovey, the director of coaching, has been with the league for 15 years. Tovey is one of the most well-known and respected coaches in Southern California, having been involved with youth soccer here for almost 30 years. Tovey’s philosophy is that soccer is “more than just a game.” The league’s mission is to develop the passion for the game throughout the community and through soccer have fun, build character and develop an appreciation for the rich spectrum of the world’s cultures.

“Our goal at Attack is to provide the local soccer community with the resources and support needed to learn about the game, and for all youth who want to play, we pledge to provide the highest level of coaching and to organize quality competitions for all levels of play.” Tovey said. “We want to give each player the best opportunity we can to develop by providing only the best in all areas of the game.”

Questions about the tryouts can be directed to the league office at 760-479-1500 or by emailing Marilee Pacelli, director of league operations, at