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U7/U8 ROFC YOUTH ACADEMY PROGRAM DETAILS



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The U7/U8 ROFC Youth Academy is a brand new ROFC soccer development program for ROFC RECREATIONAL boys and girls born in 2011 and 2010. The program offers several unique benefits:

  • A curriculum created and taught by ROFC Directors using additional coaches that are current or former college and semi professional players.
  • Two coaches at all times and a class size limited to 20 players.  
  • 8 one hour classes--3 hours indoor on turf at the 2SP Facility this winter and 5 hours in the Spring on the Royal Oak fields.

 

CURRICULUM:

The curriculum — designed by Stephen Gorton, Director of Coaching and Player Development – features an emphasis on individual ball work allowing each player to become more comfortable, confident and creative with their foot skills, while nurturing their passion and enjoyment for soccer.


Cost:  
The cost of the U7/U8 Academy is $75 per player for 8 Winter and the Spring Sessions and includes a T-Shirt 


Limit:  
The Youth Academy will have a maximum of 20 players in each age group per gender.  ROFC recreational players will have priority in signing up.


Age:  
All players must be born in 2011 or 2010.  

Each session will feature a theme, which will build off the themes from previous sessions, including:

  • Dribbling for possession 
  • Dribbling for penetration
  • First Touch
  • Passing
  • Finishing 

 

WINTER PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

2011 Boys  - January 4, February 1, March 1, 2018 5-6PM @ 2SP indoor facility in Madison Heights

2010 Boys  - January 11, February 8, March 8, 2018 5-6PM @ 2SP

2011 Girls  - January 18, February 15, March 15, 2018 5-6PM @ 2SP

2010 Girls  - January 25, February 22, March 22, 2018 5-6PM @ 2SP

 

SPRING PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

2011 Boys and Girls  - 6-7PM @ a Royal Oak outdoor field - May16,  21, 30 June 4, 6 2018

2010 Boys and Girls  - 7-8PM @ a Royal Oak outdoor field - May 16, 21, 30 June 4, 6 2018

 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:

  • Indoor Soccer Shoes or Sneakers for Winter program
  • Shinguards, Soccer Shirt and Shorts
  • Water Bottle
  • Soccer ball