Junior Academy – Pre-Rep Program

Junior Academy Training Program Class 2020 – Registration now open!

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 2015

  • Boys Junior Academy Ages 6: players born 2014

  • Boys Junior Academy Ages 7: players born 2013

  • Girls Junior Academy Ages 6&7: players born 2014-2013

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)
ACADEMY SELECTION PROCESS:
  • All players are invited to the first block.
  • After the first block, selection into the next Academy block will be done by invitation only.
  • Players will need to demonstrate high standards in order to be selected for block 2, 3, 4.
  • Primary high standards in the following areas: technical skills, understanding of the training activity, fitness / agility, focus, attentiveness and individual maturity .

BOYS JUNIOR ACADEMY TRAINING DETAILS:

Fall season block 1: October 4, 2020 to November 8, 2020 (5 weeks)

Fall season block 2: November 15, 2020 to December 13, 2020 (5 weeks)

Winter season block 3 and 4: Mid January, 2021 – April 2021

Training days , time & location:

    • Ages 6-7: Sundays 12:30pm-1:45pm

    • Location: Etobicoke Olympium Gym (590 Rathburn Road)

MAXIMUM 20 PLAYERS. To book your spot in the Boys Academy email us at info@royalyorkfc.com

SUMMER ACADEMY SQUAD: The summer Academy players will be made up primarily of players who have performed well and have been selected into program block 2, 3 and 4
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 this program:

  • Girls Junior Academy Ages 6-7: players born 2013-2014

Girls Junior Academy Training Details:

Summer season: Mid May, 2021 to August, 2021

Training days :

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

MAXIMUM 20 PLAYERS. To book your spot in the Girls Academy email us at info@royalyorkfc.com