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.

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When Is Each Season?

  • Fall: Sept – Nov
    (Optional for Rec players | Included for Travel & Upper House/Prep players)
  • Winter: Dec – March
    (Optional for all)
  • Spring: March – May
    (Optional for Rec players | Included for Travel & Upper House/Prep players)
  • Summer Camps: May – Aug
    (Optional for Rec players | One week required for Travel & Upper House 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.
SUPPLIES NEEDED TO PLAY
  • 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 (jerseys, shorts, socks)
OPTIONAL EXPENSES
  • Additional tournaments (e.g. registration fees, travel expenses, etc.)
  • Private or semi-private lessons
  • Girls Unite spirit wear (e.g. club backpack, sweatshirt, jacket, etc.)
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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 below.
Please be sure to submit a separate request for each player. A new submission is required for each season that you are requesting assistance for. Assistance is provided on a first come first serve basis and is subject to change from season to season.
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How Many Coaches Are On Each Team?

  • One head coach is assigned to each team; some 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 offers talented women 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 of 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 deposit is 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 soccer@girlsunite.org.
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