BUSA is pleased to announce the launch of the BUSA Alabaster Branch starting with the tryouts and evaluations in May 2019.  We are excited to offer soccer in south-central Shelby County and feel this will be a great endeavor to serve soccer players in this part of the metropolitan areas.  We have hired a tremendous staff to serve the Alabaster branch and look forward to exciting development opportunities for the community.


We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Alabaster Staff.

BUSA Alabaster Director

Mike Dowling, Director of Alabaster  

  •  Former Liverpool, Blackburn Rovers, and Morecambe Player
  •  4-year starter at Chowan University
  •  Former Montevallo University Player
  •  Holds Coerver Coaching License

Dan Demaster, Academy Director


  • New Soccer director at Thompson High School and Girls soccer head coach
  • 5 years as Oak Mtn HS Head coach – 3 time 7A state championships
    • 2016 – undefeated and NSCAA National Champions
    • 2016 – Alabama Coach of the Year
    • Helped over 30+ kids play at the college level
  • 3 Year collegiate coaching experience with West Chester University and Eastern University
  • 6th Year – Dynamic Development Youth Soccer Camps


  • 2017 – Birmingham Hammers
  • 2004-2008 – Villanova University Full Scholarship Mens Soccer Team
  • 2003 PA Gatorade Players of the year and 3x All American
  • u16 & u17 – USA National Team Pool Players
  • U15 – USYSA National Champions – FC Delco Club Team

Advanced Training Program

Advanced Training Program is a program designed for Recreational Players born from 2014 to 2010 who want a soccer practice in addition to those already scheduled with their Recreational Teams.  These extra training sessions will be conducted by BUSA Academy Program coaches who are licensed and trained to work with children these ages.

  • You do not have to be affiliated with a BUSA program to register for these extra sessions


BUSA’S Academy Program provides a developmentally appropriate soccer environment for kids to make optimal developmental gains as soccer players, have fun and return to play soccer next year.

We strive to develop players with mastery of fundamental soccer skills who have a solid foundation of basic soccer decision-making. Accomplishing this goal creates players with the foundation necessary to compete at the next level of play.

The Academy has rolling enrollment throughout the fall and spring so your son or daughter can join at any time. For more information, Contact Alabaster Director of Alabaster Mike Dowling at [email protected]

Join our Academy to have your child trained by professionally licensed coaches in an environment created specifically for kids!


Academy Evaluation Information: 2014 to 2012

When: May 23rd and 24th (Tentative)


Where: Larry Simmons Stadium –

100 Warrior Drive, Alabaster, Alabama, 35007

  • AGES

  • U9-U11

  • $450

  • Trg Months = 4

Competitive Teams

The BUSA-Alabaster Competitive Program launched in the Fall of 2019 it will be dedicated in offering players the chance to compete at the highest level, both regionally and nationally; providing a platform to give players the highest quality of training and competition; and encouraging players to participate on state, regional and national teams. In BUSA Alabasters first year we won 2 state championships! 

Tryouts, Pricing, and more information will be posted soon.

For Questions, please Contact Director of Coaching Mike Dowling at [email protected]



When: May 16th and 17th  –  04,05,06,07,08,09,2010 Age Groups (Tentative)


Where: Larry Simmons Stadium –

100 Warrior Drive, Alabaster, Alabama, 35007


Alabaster Signing Day’s


For more information about our Alabaster Program, contact Director of Alabaster Mike Dowling at [email protected]


  • AGES

  • U9-U19

  • $450

  • Trg Months = 4

Alabaster Recreation

The BUSA-Alabaster Recreation Program has just launched in the spring of 2022 

To visit the Alabaster Recreation page please click the link below.

For Questions, please contact Director of Recreation Jim Jeter at [email protected]

BUSA Alabaster Club Store

Uniform and Spirit Wear


Any returning Alabaster player for the spring will receive $50 discount.


Date – December 12
Location – Larry Simmons
Ages – 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Times –
10:00 am-11:15am
2012-2010 Boys and Girls
11:30 am- 12:45pm
2009-2007 Boys and Girls

For Spring 2021 Academy Teams Please Click Register above or Contact our  The Alabaster Director.

Mike Dowling – Email: [email protected]


Andrew Brower – BUSA Executive Director of Coaching

Office Phone: 205-977-9038

Email: [email protected]