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Academy Program Overview

Academy

The Academy Program is comprised of 8U through 12U players (boys and girls ages 6-12 years old). The overall focus of this program is to provide development of technical skills, tactical awareness, physical abilities, and psychological growth within a fun and rewarding environment. The ultimate goal of the program is the overall development of every individual player in each area of emphasis.

All Academy teams practice at least twice per week and will be trained by professional club coaches to provide the players with the best foundation of skills, abilities and knowledge of the game. Licensed coaches follow a set curriculum, ensuring all Academy players are exposed to the same learning opportunities. During the majority of the season, optional third practices are available for qualifying players, and they are encouraged to attend these additional sessions. Players are also encouraged to continue their training outside of practice and games sessions.

Players must tryout for the Academy Program, with no guarantee of acceptance. We do aim to get every player the opportunity to play Academy level soccer, but this is not always possible. In age groups with multiple teams, players are grouped according to skill level. This ensures consistent development for each player, as playing with/against similar skilled players at this age is important. As much as possible, games for each team are scheduled against opponents with similar skill/ability levels.


Each Academy team plays in a pre-season and a post season tournament every season (Fall and Spring). So at least four tournaments per year. Some teams choose to participate in additional tournaments, and some higher-level teams may participate in tournaments outside of GA.


Important Dates

January 27-30 - 
PreSeason Academy Winter Training Camp
February 3 - First day of Spring practices
February weekends - Pre-season tournament weekends
March 7 - Regular season games begin
April 4/5 - No Academy games
April 6-10 - Spring break camp available, no team practices
April 11/12 - No Academy games
May 9/10 - Post-season tournament weekend 1
May 14 - Last day of Academy practices
May 16/17 - Post-season tournament weekend 2
May 19-21 - Sharpen Skills Camp for Academy players
May 26-29 - 8U-12U Academy and 13U Select Tryouts (for 2020-2021 season)

Helpful Links

Coaching Slate

Academy Uniforms

Academy Team Estimate Expense Forms

FAQs

Learn more about the Academy program by checking out our Frequently Asked Questions


Summer Camps

Register now for our 2020 Summer Camps


Contact Us 

Director of Coaching - Academy Jrs (8U-10U), John Downey

Director of Coaching - Academy Srs (11U-12U), Adam Reakes


Registration Listing

2020 Academy and Select Summer Camp June 22-26

Academy and Select Summer Camp Offered on Arizona Avenue's Turf Fields! 
IAFC's Academy and Select Summer Camp is a great way to keep your touch on the ball over the summer season and have FUN while doing it.  

The sessions are focused on technical curriculum and are run by our Director of Camps and Directors of Coaching.  Camp will be offered from Monday-Friday from June 22-26. Both half day (9am-1pm) and full day (9am-5pm) options are available.

We hope to see you for Summer Camp in 2020!

*All refunds must be requested within sixty (60) days from the pay date to be considered.  Special circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis. 

HALF DAY: 8U-18U Boys and Girls

Season Dates: 06/22/2020 to 06/26/2020
$250.00

FULL DAY: 8U-18U Boys and Girls

Season Dates: 06/22/2020 to 06/26/2020
$340.00

2020 Academy and Select Summer Camp July 6-10

Academy and Select Summer Camp Offered on Arizona Avenue's Turf Fields! 
IAFC's Academy and Select Summer Camp is a great way to keep your touch on the ball over the summer season and have FUN while doing it.  

The sessions are focused on technical curriculum and are run by our Director of Camps and Directors of Coaching.  Camp will be offered from Monday-Friday from July 6-10. Both half day (9am-1pm) and full day (9am-5pm) options are available.

We hope to see you for Summer Camp in 2020!

*All refunds must be requested within sixty (60) days from the pay date to be considered.  Special circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis. 

HALF DAY: 8U-18U Boys and Girls

Season Dates: 07/06/2020 to 07/10/2020
$250.00

FULL DAY: 8U-18U Boys and Girls

Season Dates: 07/06/2020 to 07/10/2020
$340.00

2020 Striker and Goalkeeper Camp July 13-17

Striker and Goalkeeper Summer Camp Offered on Arizona Avenue's Turf Fields! 
IAFC's Striker and Goalkeeper Summer Camp is a great way to keep your touch on the ball over the summer season and have FUN while doing it.  

The sessions are focused on technical curriculum and are run by our Director of Camps and Directors of Coaching.  Camp will be offered from Monday-Friday from July 13-17 from 1-5 pm.

We hope to see you for Summer Camp in 2020!

*All refunds must be requested within sixty (60) days from the pay date to be considered.  Special circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis. 

8U-18U Boys and Girls

Season Dates: 07/13/2020 to 07/17/2020
$215.00

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