RYFC Football School – Your Path to Rep Soccer

Our Football School is the absolute building block for individual player development in a team setting. This is your starting point on the pathway to playing on a competitive Rep or Academy team.

Players progress to a more advanced technical level than what they were exposed to in our Mini Masters technical soccer program. The RYFC Football School brings more focus on mechanical movements, player balance and technical ball skill work, positioning, movement off the ball.

  • Best time to start: The optimum start for players in our Football School is between 5&6 especially after being in Mini Masters Program. Players are expected to show a satisfactory level on maturity, focus and listening.

  • Desired Result: Players in our Football School will develop their skills in an organize team environment.

  • Players who demonstrate a high level of dedication, a strong desire to learn and consistent technical improvement will get a chance to represent Royal York FC in various games and league play opportunities free of charge.

  • All festival and exhibition games are on us! At the age of 9 our soccer school players are expected to graduate to play on our competitive rep team.

  • Facts to consider: 70% of players on our competitive teams are graduates from our Football School. Two of our graduates are playing for TFC academy and one for few other top academies.

Ages 5 – 6: Football School

This program is the preparation building block for individual player development in a team setting.

Players progress to a more advanced technical level than what they were exposed to in our Mini Masters technical soccer program. The RYFC Football School is focused advancing on mechanical movements, player balance and technical ball skill work, shielding, defending, understanding shape, positioning, introduction to attacking and defending as a team. Greater emphasis is on building player’s confidence to win the ball and build the play.

Over the years our Football School Program has been grooming players to join our competitive Junior Academy and Rep Soccer Programs. In this program players learn brick and mortar of soccer skills that are required to go to the next competitive level.

Players who have progressed and are able to consistently demonstrate good ball handling, passing and shooting skills will be invited to represent Royal York FC in various exhibition games.

Players graduating from our Football School ages 5-6 are expected to tryout for our Junior Academy Training Program.

Session Schedule For This Program

Start
End
Days
Ages
Location
Time
# of weeks
Football School Co-ed Ages 5-6 Fall Block 1Oct 11, 2022Nov 1, 2022Tue 5-6Bloorlea Middle School6:00-7:00pm4
Football School Co-ed Ages 5-6 Fall Block 1Oct 13, 2022Nov 3, 2022Thur5-6Bloorlea Middle School6:00-7:00pm4
Football School Co-ed Ages 5-6 Fall Block 2Nov 15, 2022Dec 6, 2022Tue 5-6Bloorlea Middle School6:00-7:00pm4
Football School Co-ed Ages 5-6 Fall Block 2Nov 17, 2022Dec 8, 2022Thur5-6Bloorlea Middle School6:00-7:00pm4

Ages 7 – 8: Football School

RYFC’s Football School for boys & girls ages 7-8 is your entry point into rep competitive soccer. At this stage greater emphasis is placed on individual player technique in a team environment, attacking and defending as a team, movement off the ball and positioning to create a scoring opportunity.

Players who have progressed and are able to consistently demonstrate a high standard in the area of player maturity, ball handling skills and a good understanding of team work will be invited to represent Royal York FC in various exhibition and festival/tournament games free of charge.

All games are on us! Players graduating from our Football School are expected to try out for our Junior Academy Training Program and our Rep teams.

Football School ages 7-8 is limited to 16 players.

Session Schedule For This Program

Start
End
Days of the week
Ages
Location
Time
# of weeks
Football School Co-ed Ages 7-8 Fall Block 1Oct 11, 2022Nov 1, 2022Tue 5-6Bloorlea Middle School7:00-8:00pm4
Football School Co-ed Ages 7-8 Fall Block 1Oct 13, 2022Nov 3, 2022Thur5-6Bloorlea Middle School7:00-8:00pm4
Football School Co-ed Ages 7-8 Fall Block 2Nov 15, 2022Dec 6, 2022Tue 5-6Bloorlea Middle School7:00-8:00pm4
Football School Co-ed Ages 7-8 Fall Block 2Nov 17, 2022Dec 8, 2022Thur5-6Bloorlea Middle School7:00-8:00pm4

Ages 9-10 and 11-12: Football School

Offered in fall, winter & spring only

RYFC’s Football School ages 9-10 and 11-12 is a continuation of our Football School ages 7-8. Our coaches will be scouting players graduating from this program for our Rep teams.

The RYFC Football School ages 9-10 and 11-12 is focused on advancing technical skills on the ball, players movement with and without a ball in the game environment, positioning, attacking and defending as a team.

Players who have progressed and are able to consistently demonstrate a high standard in the area of player maturity, ball handling skills and a good understanding of team work will be scouted for our Rep teams.

RYFC Football School is the preparation for your team soccer pathway.