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FALL 2022 PROGRAMS

FUTURES ACADEMY

The Futures Academy program is offered as a supplement to regular recreational soccer play in Sterling for boys and girls with birth years U6-U9 who seek a more competitive and challenging training environment.   The Futures Academy also provides a pathway to the competitive travel program that begins at U9.  The technical program is designed to help young players learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the sport.

The Fall 2022 program will offer a total of nine (9) weekly Monday training sessions. For U8 and select U7 boys and girls there will be approximately five (5) scrimmages with local clubs. on Saturdays (late afternoon) and Sundays.

  • Cost is $130* per player
  • (9) MONDAY evening outdoor sessions - technical training and small-sided games

Mondays:   Starting September 12 thru November 7  
Location:    Paul Hencken Soccer Fields at Potomac Lakes Sportsplex in Sterling
Time:    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm (second session 6:30-7:30 pm likely for older age group)

NOTE: For only U8/2015 (and select U7/2016) boys and girls, up to five crossover matches with Great Falls-Reston Soccer Club and other local clubs tentatively scheduled for: 

  • Saturdays (tentative dates):  TBD
  • Time:   TBD (3:00 PM or 4:00 PM or 5:00 PM)

TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING

The Fall 2022 Technical Training Rec Program will offer a total of nine(9) 1 hour training sessions with a core focus on developing a solid technical foundation.  There will be a heavy emphasis on change of direction and 1v1 attacking moves through constant repetition.  

The players will begin each session learning skills without defensive pressure, gradually building up to limited pressure, and eventually progressing to full pressure within 1v1, 2v2, and small-sided games. 

  • Cost is $120  per player
  • 9 evening outdoor sessions - technical training and small-sided games
  •  Training Days/Dates:  Wednesdays 9/7-11/2

                                                        

Location:  Paul Hencken Soccer Fields at Potomac Lakes Sportsplex or River Bend MS (TBD)
Time:   6:00 pm-7:00 pm 

**Players will be grouped together by age and ability

GOALKEEPER TRAINING PROGRAM

The Fall Goalkeeper Training Program is for players of all levels (beginner to travel) and will place emphasis on age-appropriate instruction where players are placed into groups of similar age and ability.

Our Fall 2022 Goalkeeper Program will provide an opportunity for goalkeepers of all levels and ages to explore and learn the skills necessary to succeed at this challenging and unique position. Keepers will have a chance to develop new skills while building on and refining the knowledge they already have. 

Each session will focus on the basics of footwork and handling before moving into the topic of the day. Sessions will finish with a variety of game-like activities shooting and distribution activities. Throughout the sessions, coaches will focus on passing and receiving, footwork, diving, crosses, 1v1's and distribution. 

Coaches will take time to provide activities which correlate to real game scenarios and allow the players to build their confidence through repetition, observation and discussion. We all look forward to helping our goalkeepers take the next step in their respective games!

  • Cost is $50
  • Session 1: Mondays:  9/12 - 11/7 (9 sessions)
  • Session 2: Fridays:  9/9 - 11/4 (9 sessions)
  • Time:  7:00- 8:00 pm 

Location:  Potomac Lakes Sportsplex or River Bend MS
Ages:  U9-U18 (2005-2014) - players will be grouped together by age and ability


QUESTIONS?


Please contact our club administrator for any question that you my have on these Fall programs. Thank you!