U8 Coed (2011/2012)
Brief Program Philosophical Description:
#1 Develop passion for soccer: a love for playing soccer, training, and the soccer environment.
#2 Coaching emphasis will be on technical aptitude and developing quality training habits.
#3 A key component will be developing a coach-to-player relationship rooted in respect and with the expectation that there is a disciplined training level of listening and learning to enhance the process of skill development (1st touch, striking a ball with both feet, passing surface, spatial awareness).
#4 Learning the rules of the game.
#5 Introduce the importance of teamwork.
Training Expectations: 1 training per week - Winter session: Miller Center, UVM Indoor Turf; Spring session: Calahan Park, 7-10 matches for the year
Match Play: VSL League Play, Target United Cup, occasional friendly matches throughout the year.
Winter/Spring Cost: $600 ($200 Deposit August 15, $125 Nov 1, $125, Jan 15th, $125 March 1)
Team Account: Range $50-$100
Coaching Responsibility: Rob Dow, Ron McEachen