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Futures Academy (Pre-Travel)

U5-U8 Boys and Girls

The Futures Academy is an intensive skill development program for the most advanced, focused, and passionate U5-U8 boys and girls.

The Futures Academy is supplemental to the recreation soccer program and provided at a modest cost to all players invited to participate in the academy.  This program is for players who are ready for a higher level of coaching instruction and crave a more competitive and challenging training environment.  The Futures Academy also serves as an important bridge to the more competitive Sterling Soccer travel program beginning at U9.

Designed to be a fun, nurturing, and challenging training environment, all Futures programs place a heavy emphasis on individual dribbling ability and creativity in 1v1, 2v2, and small-sided games where mistakes will be encouraged and individual creativity rewarded.  Our goal is to develop players who are confident with the ball at their feet and creative in various attacking situations.  Players will also be introduced to fundamental passing and receiving techniques to establish good habits, which form the foundation to a progressive possession-style of play at the older ages.

The Academy Director works together with the Recreation coaches to help identify and recommend players as all eligible recreation players will be considered for the Futures Academy.  Coaches are always on the lookout for individuals who exhibit a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and desire for the beautiful game!

Fall (Sept-Oct)

  • 8 weekly 60-minute training sessions on Friday evenings
  • 3-5 friendly matches with local clubs on Sunday afternoons

Winter (Jan-Feb)

  • 8 weekly 60-minute indoor futsal training sessions on Sunday mornings
  • 7-8 weekly futsal league matches on Saturday afternoons

Spring (April-May)

  • 8 weekly 60-minute training sessions on Friday evenings
  • 3-5 friendly matches with local clubs on late Saturday afternoons

Summer (June-August)

  • 14-16 weekly 75-minute training sessions
  • Additional competitive events when available

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If you have questions about the Futures Academy,  please contact the club administrator.