Junior Academy Boys Ages 5-6 and Boys Ages 7-8 — email us to arrange a free trial session

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 5-6: players born 2016
  • Boys Junior Academy Ages 7-8: players born 2014-2015

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

  • Girls Junior Academy Ages 7-8: players born 2014-2015

Scroll down for more information on our boys and girls Junior Academy programs, and register your tryout/assessment sessions 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 AGES 7-8:
  • All players ages 7-8 must tryout and be assessed by our technical coaches. Maximum 20 players will be selected.
  • Interested in trying out for Boys Academy Squad Ages 7-8 (born 2014-2015)? Email us to arrange a tryout.
  • 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 (born 2016):

This is not a tryout, no player age 5-6 will be cut. This is an assessment session where all players participating will receive recommendation from our coaches to join either Academy ages 5-6, Football School, Clinics 45 or Mini Masters program.

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 email us to arrange free Academy Assessment Sessions and after the session our coaches will recommend next steps.

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 and Clinic 45 programs until they are ready to try out again for the RYFC Academy.
BOYS ACADEMY TRAINING DETAILS:
Indoor 2021-2022 season: October-Mid April
Training Days:
  • Ages 5-6:
    • Saturday: 2:00pm-3:15pm, Invader Sportplex Turf Field

    • Sundays: 9:30am – 10:45pm, Lambton Kingsway School
  • Ages 7-8:
    • Saturday: 2:00pm-3:15pm, Invader Sportplex Turf Field

    • Sundays: 10:45am – 12:00pm, Lambton Kingsway School

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 2016

  • Girls Junior Academy Ages 7-8: players born 2014-2015
GIRLS 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 GIRLS Ages 7-8 (born 2014-2015) for season 2021-2022 :
    • Saturday, Sep 11, Centennial Park, 11:25am-12:40pm
    • Sunday, Sep 12, Bloordale Middle School (10 Toledo Rd), 11:25am-12:40pm
  • Primary high standards in the following areas: technical skills, understanding of the training activity, fitness / agility, focus, attentiveness and individual maturity .

GIRLS ACADEMY SELECTION PROCESS AGES 5-6 (born 2016):

This is not a tryout, no player age 5-6 will be cut. This is an assessment session where all players participating will receive recommendation from our coaches to join either Academy ages 5-6, Football School, Clinics 45 or Mini Masters program.

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 2 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 Assessment Sessions:

  • Saturday, Sep 11, Centennial Park, 10:00am-11:15am
  • Sunday, Sep 12, Bloordale Middle School (10 Toledo Rd), 10:00am-11:15am
  • All players participating in the assessment session will receive recommendation from our coaches to join either Academy ages 5-6, Football School, Clinics 45 or Mini Masters program.

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 and Clinic 45 programs until they are ready to try out again for the RYFC Academy.