General Club Overview – Frequently Asked Questions

Peruse through our commonly asked questions below. If you do not come across the answers you seek, please feel free to contact us.

When Is Each Season?

  • Fall: Sept – Nov
    (Optional for Rec players | Included for Travel & SF Competitive players)
  • Winter: Dec – March
    (Optional for all)
  • Spring: March – May
    (Optional for Rec players | Included for Travel & SF Competitive players)
  • Summer Camps: May – Aug
    (Optional for Rec players | One week included/required for Travel & SF Competitive players)

Are There Additional Costs?

Yes, additional costs may apply if your player needs to equip themselves with supplies to play and/or if they’d like to participate in additional activities offered by the club.
  • Cleats or turf shoes (pricing varies by vendor)
  • Shin guards (pricing varies by vendor)
  • Soccer ball (age-appropriate; pricing varies by vendor)
  • Uniform kit $70 via California Team Wear, one time purchase (jerseys, shorts, socks)
  • Additional tournaments (e.g. registration fees, travel expenses, etc.)
  • Private or semi-private coaching
  • Girls Unite spirit wear (e.g. club backpack, sweatshirt, jacket, etc.)

Do You Provide Financial Assistance to Play?

Girls Unite is committed to making high-quality soccer programming available to as many girls as possible.  For financial assistance with payment plan arrangements, please complete our Financial Assistance Request form. Once an offer is made and you are part of the club, a financial aid request link will be provided during windows of registration.
Please be sure to submit a separate request for each player. A new submission is required for each new season. Assistance is provided on a first come first serve basis and is subject to change from season to season.
Read more about financial aid eligibility criteria here.

How Many Coaches Are On Each Team?

  • One head coach is assigned to each team; many teams have an assistant coach or a Junior Coach, in addition.
  • A Goal-Keeper Trainer is available to all goal-keepers.

Are Any Specialized Trainers on Staff?

Girls Unite have many professional female coaches on staff who incorporate specialized training for players at no extra cost, including:
  • Running Specialist
  • Strength & Conditioning Trainer
  • Goal-Keeper Trainer

Are Additional Practices Available?

  • If your child cannot attend their team practice, they can practice with another Girls Unite team in their age-group.
  • If your child would like to attend practices above those required, they can register for additional practice sessions.
  • To make arrangements for either scenario, please contact us.
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What Day/Time/Location Does My Team Practice?

  • Girls Unite requests fields from San Francisco Recreation & Park (SFRP) in proximity to schools players attend.
  • Practice schedules are based on family polls to find the best THREE days & times that work for most.
  • SFRP assigns fields approximately ONE month prior to each season. We appreciate your patience & understanding in this process.
  • All practice & game details will be listed on TeamSnap — the sports team management & communication tool used by Girls Unite to share essential details with families & players.
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How Do You Communicate with Families and Players?

  • TeamSnap is the online communication platform Girls Unite uses to share key information among families, coaches & Girls Unite administration pertaining to team logistics (i.e. fields, times, days, important updates that impact play, etc.)
  • Monthly newsletters will be emailed to provide club-wide opportunities, highlights and special event information.
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What is the Girls Unite Refund Policy?

The fees are non-refundable. No refunds will be granted to players who drop out during a season or during their one-year commitment to the club. Additionally, no refunds will be granted if your child does not attend a team tournament or team camp. Fees cannot be applied to any other Girls Unite camp, clinic, or service. Special cases, such as season-ending injuries or medical conditions, may be brought to the Board of Directors for consideration of a partial refund. To request a special case refund please email
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