Overview

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

Rusty Cowley, Academy Director

  • Thompson graduate, 2008
  • Played 4 seasons at Huntingdon College
  • BUSA staff coach 2012-2015
  • Going into 6th season as Boys Varsity Coach at THS
  • USSF D License

Dan Demaster, Academy Director

Coaching

  • 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

Playing

  • 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

Junior Academy 

Junior Academy 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

Where: Larry Simmons

When:

October 18,25

November 1,8,15,22

December 6,13

Time: TBD

Cost: $75

Academy 

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!

2020 EVALUATION UPDATE: 

Academy Evaluation Information: 2012 to 20010

When: June 17th (Tentative)

CLICK HERE FOR TIMES

Where: Larry Simmons Stadium –

100 Warrior Drive, Alabaster, Alabama, 35007

  • AGES

  • U9-U11

  • $425

  • 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 pleas Contact Director of Coaching Mike Dowling at [email protected]

2020 COMPETITIVE TRYOUTS:

Competitive

When: June 15th and 16th  –  02/03,04,05,06,07,08 Age Groups (Tentative)

FOR TIMES CLICK HERE

Where: Larry Simmons Stadium –

100 Warrior Drive, Alabaster, Alabama, 35007

 

Alabaster Signing Day’s

June 20th Competitive – June 13th Academy

10:00am – 12:00pm

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

 

  • AGES

  • U9-U19

  • $425

  • Trg Months = 4

BUSA Alabaster Club Store

Uniform and Spirit Wear

SPRING 2019

 

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

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

Mike Dowling – Email: [email protected]

Questions?

Andrew Brower – BUSA Executive Director of Coaching

Office Phone: 205-977-9038

Email: [email protected]