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2018 Winter Academy: Boys Excellence Academy (Monday @ STC, 8:30-9:30 pm)
January 8, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
2018 Winter Academy: Boys Excellence Academy (Monday @ SOCA Training Center, Ruckersville, 8:30-9:30 pm)
This Academy is Available to Invited U16-19 Boys Travel Players Only. (Players born 1999-2002)
Welcome to the SOCA 2018 Winter Academy
The Academy offers a focused training environment that is age and skill appropriate. Typically each training session will include: individual technical skill development; small group training activities; and small sided game play. Academy instruction is provided by SOCA staff coaches and each Academy is limited in size to ensure appropriate coach-to-player ratio. Each player will receive a Winter Academy T-shirt. Each program will run for six consecutive weeks meeting once per week at the same day, location and time, with a reserved make-up date in the event of inclement weather cancelation.
U16-19 Boys Excellence Winter Academy
Available to Invited Travel Players Only. The Excellence Academy is SOCA’s most demanding, focusing on technical skills and athletic performance. Ball mastery, technical training exercises, and small-sided games will be complimented by speed/agility/quickness exercises. The objective is to increase technical ability, player confidence and physical speed attributes.
Sessions meet weekly on Mondays, 8:30-9:30 pm, at the SOCA Training Center, 126 Commerce Drive, Ruckersville, VA 22968. Academy begins Monday, January 8 and runs through February 12. There will be a makeup date of February 19 in case of inclement weather.
Players should bring both turf soccer shoes and indoor training flats, shin guards and appropriate soccer gear. Players should also bring a properly inflated size 5 soccer ball and water bottle. The surface may be either turf or hardcourt.
This program is limited to 12 players. There are no refunds after the registration deadline of December 12.
If you have questions about this program please contact Bill Mueller, SOCA Director of Soccer at Bill.Mueller@SOCAspot.org.