T R A V E L  P R O G R A M

The following are the results of the
St. Mary’s United premier travel team tryouts.

Fall 2014 U9 Boys and U9 Girls Head Coaches Selected

SMU is proud to announce the selection of the Fall 2014 U9 Head Coaching Staff.

Brian Hawkins has been selected as the Head Coach for the new U9Boys SMU PremierTravel team. Coach Hawkins holds an USSF  D license. He bring over 8 years of travel coaching experience with him. We expect to form two (2) U9 Boys teams during tryouts, a Premier and a Classic team. The Head Coach of the SMU Classic Team will be selected prior to tryouts.
Congratulations Coach Hawkins!!

Kelly Mattingy has been selected as the Head Coach for the new U9 Girls SMU Premier Travel Team. Coach Mattingly played for SMU during her travel playing days. She was selected all county and all SMAC during her high school  playing days. Coach Mattingly played college soccer at CSM and College of Notre Dame  of Maryland where she was selected first team all confernece. Coach Mattingly's Assistant Coach and SMU Classic Head Coach will be Kylie Oosterink. Coach Oosterink played for SMU during her travel playing days as well. Coach Oosterink played on both a travel team state champion as well as a high school state champion team.

Congratulations Coach Mattingly!!
Congratulations to Coach Oosterink!!

Travel Select Coaches Sought for Fall 2014 Season
Resumes deadlines are listed below

St. Mary’s United (SMU), the Select Travel Soccer Club of St. Mary’s Youth Soccer is now accepting Coaches applications for the Fall 2013 through the Spring 2014 season.  An applicant may apply for any age group(s) team. Specific current openings are:


SMU Teams play in U-9 through U18 age divisions in both NCSL (Boys),  WAGS (Girls) and BBSL (Boys) leagues.


Head Coaches are required to have previous soccer coaching experience; playing experience is preferred as well. Coaching licensure (E license or equivilent) is required for all travel had cocahes per MSYSA policy. SMU requires that the D license be attained within the first year of travel coaching.

The Club does reimburse for approved license expenses.


In preparation for the planned  formation of  new U9 teams( at least one boys and one girls) as well as a second team in any age / gender group during May/June 2014 tryouts, SMU is seeking qualified coaches resumes. Chosen candidates will be interviewed prior to tryouts. For a second team to be formed, there must be enough quality players  as determined by the tryout evaluation panel.


U9 Coach candidates- please forward a resume  no later than 2/28/14

All other age group coach candidates- please forward your resume no later than 5/1/14


Please send soccer /coaching resume to Alan Buster, SMU President. 


St. Mary's United Club News

St. Mary’s United (SMU) is the select travel soccer club representing St. Mary’s Youth Soccer (SMYS). Player development is a primary focus of SMU.  Currently club sponsored teams compete in the area’s two premier leagues: Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS) and the National Capital Soccer League (NCSL).  

All SMU coaches are licensed through the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association as well as background check approved.

 Teams form each June as a result of tryouts for scheduled league play in the following Fall through Spring Seasons. Tryout results are derived form a coach’s panel evaluation system during the scheduled tryout. All players must tryout to be selected to play with an SMU team.

 Occasionally a team may need to pick up a player between the Fall and Spring Seasons. Tryout announcements are posted on this website. Please consult the links to the left for information on teams.

For more information about St. Mary’s United, contact the SMU President, Alan Buster