Junior House Recreational Program - Spring 2017
Players born in 2010 (U8), 2011 (U7), 2012 (U6), 2013 (U5)
The Junior Academy program for players born in 2010 (U8), 2011 (U7), 2012 (U6) and 2013 (U5) focuses on fundamentals of the game, such as dribbling, passing, shooting and introduction to goalkeeping. Sessions are short duration and players receive hundreds of touches of the ball. Focus of this program includes:
Ages: Players born in 2010 (U8), 2011 (U7), 2012 (U6), 2013 (U5)
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. Weekend training sessions to be overseen by a professional coach with responsibility for coaching education. Coaching education session (no players) TBD
Uniform, Ball and Equipment: Players will receive shirt, shorts and socks. Players must bring a size 3 ball to all 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.
Game Format and Roster Size: the small sided games format for this age group is 3 or 4 x 10 minute periods - 4v4 with no goalies. The roster size will depend on registrations and will be between 8-10 players. Where possible, we use a dual field format with two teams playing with four players on back to back fields.
Practices: Once a week Saturday mornings/early afternoon at Tuckertown Park, 1155 Tuckertown Road, Wakefield, RI 02879:
Practice Dates: Saturdays TBD
Games: At William Brousseau Park, 208 Succotash Rd, South Kingstown, RI 02879. One 4v4 game once a week TBD
House (Rec) Plus: U7 (2011) and U8 (2010) players interested in playing in the Jamboree against teams from other towns, please contact Shirley in the soccer office to register: SCYSC1@gmail.com. 1:30pm to 3:00pm on Saturday afternoons: Dates/time/place TBD No additional cost.