Schedule & Location
Location: Delsom Elsom Turf - 11240 86 Avenue, Delta, BC
Dates of Program
Academy Program U6 - U18
Build the Play - U6-U7
This session is for our U6-U7 players. We will introduce the player to a variety of fun, kid based games incorporating the game of soccer. Look forgets of action and a fun and productive hour. Players will have a group warm up session then spend the rest of the hour with one of our accredited coaches and there assistant. Every 6 weeks players will rotate coaches. This session will be, fun, exciting, and a perfect program for this age groups’ skill level. Groups of 8-10 players.
Build the Athlete - U8-U10
This session is for our U8-U10 players. We will have a heavy emphasis on motor skill development, players will be exposed to a variety of activities that challenges the motor skill capabilities and athleticism. Activities will be circuit based training. Players will go through 3 stations, each station will be run by one of our accredited coaches and an assistant. Stations will consist of: Athletic development station, passing and finishing, and a dribbling and 1 V 1 station. Groups of 8-10 players.
Build the Player - U11 +
This session is for U11 +. In this group the game of soccer becomes the focus. Games and activities will be incorporated in the session but the competition and performance will be the main focus. These player are independent so this will be a group based training environment. There will be a coach for each group + 1 or 2 head coaches leading the entire session. Groups of 10-12 players.
Goalie (U10 +)
The Goalie session is fast action and skill development focused. This session will focus on the skills of goalie (diving, positioning, high balls, distribution etc). It will also focus on the mental strength of the keeper. The goalies will be incorporated in game situations with the first touch players and will face shots and game situations. All the while be instructed and encouraged from our professional coaching staff. Keepers will be sure to have an intense work out while facing a multitude of shots throughout the session.
Intro to Goalie (U8 +)
The program will start each session technical based, where the Coach will have the opportunity to really coach the goalkeepers on all aspects of the position (diving, positioning, high balls, distribution etc). Then players will be incorporated into the First Touch and Academy programs where the Coach will be able to assess if the keepers are able to incorporate the technical aspects that they learnt in first part into a game like situation. The second part will help all keepers refine their skills to become better goalkeepers within their various levels of play. This program is for U8 players and up.
First Touch & Finishing (U10 + Prospects, Development & Rep Players)
This program is designed but not limited to attacking midfielders and strikers in the U10 Prospects Program, U11/U12 Development Program and U13 and above Rep Teams. All other players must seek advice from our Technical Director, Ajit Braich at email@example.com before registering for the program. Athletes looking to improve their first touch that will lead to a pass or cross and ultimately a shot on goal with the intended purpose of scoring should attend this program. This program is not suitable for all players as it is a very high intensity program.
Intro First Touch & Finishing (U8 +)
A unique program headed by Ajit Braich, Technical Director of North Delta Soccer Club targeted at players in a Club (House) Team. This program is designed to improve players first touch, providing greater opportunities for better passes/crosses depending on the position they are in. These players will then be able to take these skills into a game situation with goalies and see how they have adapted what the learned earlier in the session. This program is for U8 players and up.
Spring Academy 2017 Refund Policy
Refunds after April 1st, 2017are subject to a $50 administration fee. Because of the nature of Goalie Academy and First Touch and Finishing only a limited number of players will be accepted to each program, all players after that will be waitlisted and will only be contacted if there is a spot available. No exceptions.
No registration fee refunds after the 1st Training Session of Academy
Registration is not considered complete until paid in full. Players will not be placed on roster until registered.
If a player can no longer play due to medical reasons and has requested a refund, a doctor’s note addressed to NDSC will need to be provided and the refund will be pro-rated.
After March 15th limited registrations will be accepted in age groups that have space but they will be charged an additional $50 administration fee per player.
In our Academy Training Center we will try to train female players together whenever possible. However, there may be times when numbers are low in certain age groups and boys and girls will form a mixed group. In both Goalie Academy and First Touch & Finishing players will be mixed according to skill level.
All Technical Questions about Spring Skills Academy please email Yaw Osei, Assistant Technical Director firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Technical Questions about First Touch & Finishing please email Ajit Braich email@example.com.
Registration Questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.