Junior Academy Pre-Rep Training Program

Are you thinking how awesome it would be to play on a team? Do you already aspire to play on a rep team? If your answer is yes, then our Junior Academy Soccer Training Program is for you. Don’t wait, book a try-out now

The sooner you start training in the right environment and as a team, the more chance you have to play on a rep team by age 9. We are not looking for the best players at this moment in time. We are here to go through a skillful process of creating gifted players and teams by age 8 or 9. This is your chance to make it on a team and develop technical skills with your teammates.

Our Junior Academy Training Program focuses on developing individual technical skills on and off the ball in a team environment. Such team environment allows players to develop their skills together and build team chemistry before they embark onto a rep soccer path at the age of 9.

We are focusing on the skills on and off the ball, footwork, agility, shielding, dribbling, passing and receiving. As the player progress with individual skills we will introduce attacking and defending principles.

Junior Academy Training Program is your path to rep soccer. 90% of players graduating from Junior Academy program at the age of 9 join our rep teams. Players wishing to be a part of team training program in our junior academy program must tryout or be scouted by one of our technical coaches.

Who can join this program:

  • Boys Junior Academy Ages 5: players born 2016
  • Boys Junior Academy Ages 6: players born 2015

  • Boys Junior Academy Ages 7: players born 2014

  • Boys Junior Academy Ages 8: players born 2013
  • Girls Junior Academy Ages 5-6: players born 2015-2016 – NEW summer 2021

  • Girls Junior Academy Ages 7-8: players born 2013-2014 – NEW summer 2021

Scroll down for more information on our boys and girls Junior Academy programs, and book your tryout today!

Boys Junior Academy Soccer Program

The sooner you start training in the right environment and as a group, the more chance you have to play on a rep team by age 8 or 9. We are not looking for the best players at this moment in time. We are here to go through a skillful process of creating gifted players and teams by age 8 or 9.
PROGRAM PURPOSE:
  • Purpose of the Junior Academy program is to train players using a technical skill based methodology and have players demonstrate this in practice sessions and games
  • Promote players from our Junior Academy to our U9 competitive boys rep team when they are of age. (Ontario soccer league play start at U9)
BOYS ACADEMY TRAINING DETAILS:
Summer 2021 season: July-Mid September, 2021
Training Days:
  • Ages 5-6:

    • Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00pm-7:15pm, Bloordale School Field

    • Saturdays: 9:00am-10:15am, Centennial Park
  • Ages 7-8:
    • Wednesday: 6:45pm-8:00pm

    • Fridays: 6:45pm-8:00pm, Centennial Park
    • Saturday: 3:00pm-5:00pm, Our Lady of Sorrows Turf Field
ACADEMY SELECTION PROCESS AGES 7-8:
  • All players ages 7-8 must tryout and be assessed by our technical coaches. Maximum 20 players will be selected.
  • Tryouts for Ages 7-8 for summer 2021:
    • Interested in joining our Academy ages 7-8? Book your tryout at info @ royalyorkfc.com
  • Primary high standards in the following areas: technical skills, understanding of the training activity, fitness / agility, focus, attentiveness and individual maturity .

ACADEMY SELECTION PROCESS AGES 5-6:

We are not looking for the best players at this moment in time, we are looking for players ages 5-6 wanting to commit to 3 times per week technical training. We are here to go through a skillful process of creating gifted players and teams by age 8 or 9. Players ages 5-6 interested in joining an academy program should register for our free Academy Technical Training Session this Thursday June 24.

WHERE DO PLAYERS GO IF THEY DON’T ADVANCE TO THE NEXT ACADEMY LEVEL?

Players who need more work on technical essentials and mental preparedness can join our Football School program until they are ready to try out again for the RYFC Academy.

Girls Junior Academy Soccer Program

The focus for girls academy is skill development in a team setting. We are focusing on the skills on and off the ball, footwork, agility, shielding, dribbling, passing and receiving. As the player progress with individual skills we will introduce attacking and defending principles.

This is your chance to make it on a team and develop technical skills with your teammates.​

WHO CAN JOIN THE PROGRAM:

  • Girls Junior Academy Ages 5-6: players born 2015-2016

  • Girls Junior Academy Ages 2013-2014: players born 2015-2016

GIRLS JUNIOR ACADEMY TRAINING DETAILS:

Summer 2021 season: May 25, 2021 to August 19, 2021

Training days :

    • Ages 5-6: Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00pm-7:15pm, Bloordale School Field

    • Ages 7-8: Tuesday & Thursday, 7:15pm-8:30pm, Bloordale School Field

MAXIMUM 20 PLAYERS. Register now while spots are still available.