About the Junior Academy
Tryouts: 5/24 and 5/25 from 5:00-6:15 pm on Mt. Bethel Elementary's turf field (1210 Johnson Ferry Rd.)
Click HERE to register for tryouts
Who: This program is designed to help develop U8 players (these are players born in 2011-2012) in a structured and professional environment.
What: The academy will be centered around developing players according to their stage of development and offering hands on training. Sessions will focus on teaching technical skills such as moves, dribbling, passing, receiving, and shooting. The focus will also be on teaching the attacking and defending principles of play.
Where: Players will train twice a week (1 hour, 15 minutes a session) at Mt. Bethel Elementary and have a game on Saturday. Training will begin no earlier than 4pm and no later than 6pm. The games will be played In House as well as against other Junior Academies in the area. (Days and Times TBD).
When: Fall (September-November) and/ or Spring (March-May)
Cost: $450 Per Season (Fall/Spring)
Uniforms: Players will be required purchase a uniform kit (Home/Away Jerseys, Backpack, Socks, Hoodie, Pants). *Please note that this cost is separate. Uniforms will only need to be purchased once.
Other Accessories Needed: 1) shin guards 2) cleats 3) Size 3 ball
Ideal Player: The ideal player for this Junior Academy is one who loves to do his/her best, and has a desire to improve and compete. This requires the ability to listen, and work well in a team environment. Typically these are players who love to dribble vs. just kicking the ball away.
Coaches: Sam Dietrich in addition to selected qualified assistants