Gold House Recreational Program - Spring 2017
Players born in 2005 (U13), 2004 (U14)*
The Gold Academy program for players born in 2005 (U13) and 2004 (U14)* reinforces learning and performance competencies established in the Blue Academy. It helps players prepare for middle school, high school and elite teams. Team training sessions focus on team shape, defending and attacking in units and team, high and low pressure defending, counter-attacking, possession set-play development, crossing and finishing. Focus includes:
Age: Players born in 2005 (U13), 2004 (U14)*
Cost: Cost: (Early bird special) $70--BEFORE July 31st with family discount...second child is $65, third is $60, fourth is $55...all others after that are free!
After July 31st up to and including August 25th..all players $75 with NO family discount....
AFTER August 25th...all players $85 with NO family discount.
Coaching: Each team is assigned a volunteer Head Coach and volunteer Assistant Coach.
Uniform, Ball and Equipment: Players receive shirt, shorts and socks. Players must bring a size 5 ball to practices and games. Players must wear soccer cleats and shin guards.
Curriculum: Training curriculum to be determined by the Director of Coaching and Player Development with input from the coaches.
Practices and Dates: Practices are once a week, with the date and location determined by the coach.
Start Date: TBD
Games: At Tuckertown Park, 1155 Tuckertown Road, Wakefield, RI 02879 on Saturday mornings – schedule to be released end of August.
Game Format and Roster Size: We will adopt an appropriate small sided game format to meet the development needs of the players and to provide adequate games and competition based on registrations. The typical game formats are 7v7, 9v9 and 11v11.
* If players born in 2003 or older are interested in playing In-house soccer, please contact Shirley in the SCYSC office: 401-782-8200.