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Academy Information

Academy Program Overview
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, with no emphasis on wins vs. losses. 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.  

Players must tryout for the Academy Program, with no guarantee of acceptance. We do aim to provide 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, because playing with/against similarly skilled players at this age is important. As much as possible, games for each team are scheduled against opponents with similar skill/ability levels.



Important Dates

Spring 2020 Dates (current season)
February 3 – First day of spring practices
February weekends – Pre-season tournament weekends
March 7 – Regular season games begin
• April 4-5 – No games (Spring Break)
April 6-10 – No practices (Spring Break) 
April 11-12 – No games (Spring Break)
May 9-10 – Post-season tournaments
• May 14 – Last day of spring practices
May 16-17 – Post-season tournaments
• May 19-21 – Sharpen Skills Camp
• May 26-29 – Academy and 13U Select Tryouts (Fall 2020-Spring 2021 seasons)

Summer 2020 Dates
June 1st week – Roster placement offers
June 22-26 – Academy Summer Camp
• July 6-10 – Academy Summer Camp

Fall 2020 Dates
July 27-30 – Pre-season camp
August 3 – First day of fall practices
Mid-late August – Pre-season tournaments
• September 5 – Regular season games begin
October 10-11 – No games (Fall Break)
November 14-15 – Post-season tournaments

Helpful Links

Practice and Game Schedules
Please look over our practice and game schedules.


2020-2021 Coaching Slate

Look over our coaching slate.


Academy FAQs

Read over our Frequently Asked Questions.


Contact

Please reach out to our Directors of Coaching

DOC - 8U-10U, John Downey
DOC - 11U-12U, Adam Reakes

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