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U9 – U12 Academy Format PDF

U9 – U12 Academy Format

Academy Format Overview

• What is an academy?

• Academy = School.

• Curriculum – Age appropriate.

• Quality Teachers (coaches).

• Focus – player development.

More kids playing soccer

• Clubs create pools of players instead of teams (numbers may vary).

• Kids not selected out due to roster size.

• Easier transition from recreational soccer to travel soccer.

Player Development

• No set rosters.

• More playing time.

• More touches on the ball.

• More decision making.

• More learning.

• More Fun.

NC Youth Soccer Academy 

“True player development focuses on the development of the player, not the development of the team! Up to U12, this should be the only criteria used in designing and running youth soccer programs” Ron Quinn, Leading contributor to US Youth Soccer Programming.

• Landscape of North Carolina.

• Getting Started

– 2006 Formed an Academy Committee.

• Presidents, Executive Directors, Directors of Coaching, NCYSA Executive Board Members, etc.

• Develop the Guidelines for the Optional Program.

• Presentation January 2007 AGM for implementation, upon approval, Fall 2007.

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