Program Objective: To provide an environment for players 4-7 years old (born between 1/1/2011 - 12/31/2014) that have demonstrated the ability and desire to develop at a higher rate than a recreational player. The Youth Development Academy Juniors program will focus on the development of individual technical skills in a team environment. The atmosphere that is created will also foster player growth in areas of balance, coordination, teamwork and sportsmanship.
Program Structure: Each YDA JRS team will have a dedicated parent or volunteer coach who will assist in training the teams and coach them during games. The program will have multiple technical directors who will run one technical session each week for the players and also oversee the optional Friday sessions. Practices will be held at Rainbow, Woodcroft on either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday from approximately 5:00/5:30- 6:00/6:30.
Benefits: In addition to providing a premier teaching environment, players will also receive at no additional cost:
Club Fees: Total club fees for the year will be $455 for the U8 program and $345 for the U6 program.