Rumson Travel teams are teams authorized by Rumson Recreation, which require selection via a competitive tryout. Teams include soccer, baseball, and basketball. Playing time in games/tournaments will be influenced by attendance at practice and games, effort, ability, and attitude, and will not necessarily be equal for all players.
Rumson Travel Coach Application - To be considered for coaching a Rumson Travel sport (soccer, basketball, baseball) an application must be completed and on file with the Recreation Director.
Rumson Travel Soccer - Rumson participates in the Monmouth Ocean Soccer Association (MOSA) Travel League. M.O.S.A. provides a vehicle for both boys and girls to play soccer. Rumson Soccer Club ("RSC") divisions are set up for ages of Under 9 to Under 16 years of age in the current season.
Tryout dates for each Season TBD, but Fall tryouts generally will take place Mid-May to early June, depending on the age division. For more information see The Rumson Soccer Club Information page.
Mid-Monmouth Travel Basketball - Rumson participates in the Mid-Monmouth Travel Basketball League. The league supports teams for both boys and girls and players are required to live in the town for which they play.
Each year tryouts are held in late May/early June for most age divisions that will participate in the upcoming season. The fall season (Sep - Dec) includes 5 teams which play a 13 game schedule. The fall teams consist of players ranging in age from 11 - 13 years old. Games are played during the week and on weekends. The winter season (Dec - Feb) includes 5 teams which play a 10 game schedule. Games are also played during the week and on weekends. Mid-Monmouth Basketball Home Page.
USABL Travel Baseball/Softball - Rumson clubs compete in the USABL. This provides opportunities for children from 8 to 13 years of age in for baseball and 9-12 for softball. The teams have both spring and fall seasons. Tryouts are typically in during the summer months. USABL Home Page.
Travel Team Tryout Procedures
All travel teams are required to have an announced open tryout each year.
A mid-season tryout may be conducted only if a spot is open. This tryout must be an announced open tryout.
All tryouts must have a third party evaluator and this must be on record with the Recreation Director.
A new resident, who moves into town after the tryout or a child who was sick and unable to attend the tryout, may report to the first practice, at which time the coach will determine if that child will be accepted onto the team for that season.