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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are practices held?
All practices are held at Lebanon Sports Complex (McClure Fields)
900 McClure Road
Lebanon, OH  45036
Click here for directions from Google Maps

What is the club mailing address?
TUMFC
PO Box 436
Lebanon, OH  45036

Where are league games played?
This depends on which league your team plays in.   Most teams have half of their games at our home field (Lebanon Sports Complex).  The away games are all over the Cincinnati area (can be up to 45 minutes away).
The Academy plays friendlies versus local clubs. Games will be played at different fields in the area. 

When does the season begin and end?
The fall season practices begins the second week in August and ends around the last week of October.  The spring season begins the first week in March (indoor) and April (begin outdoor) through the third week of May. Teams can participate in indoor winter leagues and training at the coach's discretion. The club also offers Speed, Agility and Quickness (SAQ) training lead by during the winter.

How much are club player fees?
Club Player Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable with a no pay, no play policy.  This fee is paid PER SEASON and paid directly to TUMFC via credit card.
    $150 Academy games and training
    $400 for 7v7 teams per season
    $410 for 9v9 teams per season
    $415 for 11v11 teams per season
    $595 for High School Only Teams (practices begin in November)
This fee can be paid in full or paid in installments.  Credit card payment is the only acceptable form of payment. More details on the payment process will come after teams are established for the upcoming season. Academy players are expected to pay at the time of registration.

What is included in club player fees?
Club Player Fees include two training sessions per week with a professional coach, Goalkeeping Academy, indoor winter training, winter SAQ, club equipment such as goals/nets, league entry fees, player cards, facility use, coaches licenses and development, and general operations of the club.  

Are there any other fees?
Team fees are determined by the tournaments and leagues each team plays in and by the number of players on the team.

How many tournaments do teams play?
Fall - l teams will play 2 - 3 tournaments
High school teams will play 3 tournaments (1 away tournament in the winter & 2 in the spring)
Spring -  teams will play 2 tournaments

When are tryouts?
Tryouts for the upcoming season are held at the end of May and beginning of June. Supplemental tryouts are held at the end of October/beginning of November. If a player is interested in joining the club at any point during the regular season, he/she may email doc@thunderunited.com to schedule an evaluation.

How do I register for tryouts?
Tryout registration for the upcoming fall and spring season will open on May 1st of each year.
*Please note that there are no tryouts for the Academy program.

Is there a fee to tryout?
No, there is no fee to tryout.

Where can I purchase TUMFC spirit wear?
Please visit our official spirit wear provide soccer.com for all your spirit wear needs.  

What is Party on the Pitch?

Party on the Pitch is Thunder United’s tournament that is hosted the last weekend of August. All TUMFC 2004 and younger teams participate in the club’s tournament at Lebanon Sports Complex. Parents, including team managers and volunteer assistant coaches are required to volunteer 2 hours per player during this tournament. Parents may opt out of volunteering and pay a $100 opt out fee when accepting their player’s position and making their first, non refundable payment.