U7-U8 Academy Girls

U7/U8 AGE-GROUP ACADEMY

GIRLS

 

OUR SCHEDULE

TRAINING - BEGINS AUGUST 1

MONDAYS/WEDNESDAYS     4PM-5:15PM @ SYCAMORE #3

 

GAME DAYS - BEGIN AUGUST 19

FRIDAYS       4PM-5:15PM @ MUSTANG SOCCER COMPLEX

 

NORCAL U8 DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE - BEGINS IN SEPTEMBER

This year Region ¾ (Fremont to Concord and including the Danville Area) will begin a 5v5 U8 League. This will include Play Dates against other clubs in our local area. Region ¾ are finalizing the information for the league. Games for the League will be played on Saturdays OR Sundays against local clubs who also have U8 Programs.

Teams will be formed on need by need basis with no set rosters. Teams will assemble to play scrimmages, Play dates, and the Nor Cal U8 League.

U7/U8 Program

Training

Play Date

League

Evaluations

Time Off

May

 

 

 

2 Evaluation days

 

June

 

 

 

 

June Off

July

 

 

 

 

July Off

August

2x/Week

Internal MSL

Nor Cal

U8 Region 3/4

 

 

September

2x/Week

U7 MSL

Nor Cal U8Region 3/4

 

 

October

2x/Week

U7 MSL

Nor Cal U8 Region 3/4

 

 

November

2x/Week

Internal MSL

Season Ends

 

Thanksgiving

 

OUR GOALS- THE PLAYERS

  • LEARN TO LOVE THE GAME
  • GAIN COMFORT IN THE COMPETITIVE TRAINING ENVIRONMENT
  • ENJOY THE PROCESS OF LEARNING
  • LEARN THE TECHNICAL & COMPETITIVE ASPECTS OF THE GAME

OUR GOALS - THE COACHING STAFF

  • PROVIDE A POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR PLAYERS
  • FOSTER THE COMPETITION LEVEL OF PLAYERS
  • TEACH INDIVIDUAL TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE GAME
  • NUTURE THE “LOVE OF THE GAME” IN OUR PLAYERS

OUR GOALS - THE PARENTS

  • COMMUNICATE YOUR PLAYER’S AVAILABILITY TO COACHES
  • ENCOURAGE A POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR THE PLAYERS
  • PROVIDE PROPER EQUIPMENT FOR PLAYERS

THE TRAINING

 

  • PSYCHOMOTOR   - RUNNING, JUMPING AND CHANGES OF DIRECTION
  • JUGGLING
         - PROPER TECHNIQUE, ACHEIVEMENT
  • TECHNICAL
       - DRIBBLING TECHNIQUE
  • CREATIVITY
      - FEINTS, CHANGES OF DIRECTION
  • GOALKEEPING
   - CATCHING, DISTRIBUTION

 

 FUTSAL

As part of our training curriculum, some of the girls will be playing Futsal on Mondays. This is a game played on a hard court wearing sneakers or flat soccer shoes with a smaller heavier ball. The game promotes technical ability and creativity while allowing players to explore their spatial awareness in a non-contact environment.
 
We will rotate groups each week. You will be informed via TeamSnap for when you daughter will be part of our Futsal program. On these days, they will need to bring flat shoes.
 
THE GAMES
  • “NEW BALL” METHOD
  • “ON THE FLY” SUBSTITUTIONS
  • CREATE ON THE BALL AND 1V1 OPPORTUNITIES
  • PLAYER RESTRICTIONS (MUST DO A MOVE…)
  • PLAYING FROM THE GOALKEEPER (HANDS OR FEET)
  • NO SCORE KEPT

 

OUR COACHING STAFF

 

 

MICHAEL HOFFERT - ACADEMY DIRECTOR           LAURA VAN WART - STAFF COACH
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
USSF "B" License
NSCAA Premier Diploma
USSF National Youth License
 
Current Assistant Cal-Berkeley
Former Head Coach Mills College
Former Assistant St. Mary's College
Head Coach Mustang 01G Elite Red
     
CHRISTINA GILMORE - STAFF COACH   MARY HOFFERT - STAFF COACH
USSF "C" License
Former Pro Player San Jose Cyberrays
Head Coach Mustang PreECNL 04
 
NSCAA National Diploma
Former Collegiate Player
Head Coach Mustang 06 Elite Red

 

ANY QUESTIONS?

PLEASE CONTACT GIRLS' ACADEMY DIRECTOR

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