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FALL 2016 Academy Sessions

U10 – 2:00 – 3:00 pm @ Grady T

U12-14 – 3:15 – 4:15 pm @ Grady T

Sundays September 25th

$40 for 8 sessions

click-here-button-redProgram Information

  • This program provides the best soccer instruction available in Texarkana.
  • Program is separate training program designed not to conflict with regular team practices. All players will play in their Fall League.
  • Program is open to all players registered in the Fall with TUSA in U10 division and above. All skill levels accepted.
  • Academy practices focus on individual skill development.

Program Benefits

  • Once a week independent training sessions.
  • Players will be grouped according to their individual skill levels, so players practice with others of similar ability.
  • Practices will be well organized, high-intensity with appropriate lessons to improve level of play.
  • Coaches are all licensed through the US Soccer Federation.
  • Practices are run by TUSA’s Director of Coaching John Chisolm.
  • Players train fundamental skills in passing, defending, and ball control as they apply to the game.
  • Training will also positional specific skills such as striking and goalkeeping.
  • We hope to schedule 4-6 games with teams surrounding clubs.
  • Players will receive jerseys and games will have paid referees.
  • Program cost this season: $40 in addition to Fall league fees.

FAQ

Will my player only practice with players from his or her age?

  • No, players may be grouped with players of different teams and even different ages.

What happens if there are more players than for more than one team

  • TUSA may form more than one team!

Why was my player moved from one practice group to another practice group?

  • Players are moved between groups to best benefit their development each day.

What about recruiting?

  • There is no recruiting for the Academy program and the Academy program is not a tool for recruiting for any coach or any team. The Academy program is not a direct recruitment tool for any team. The focus on the program is on the development of the individual player.

 

PLAYER DEV AGREEMENT

The TSA Player Development Agreement requires buy-in from the Player, the Parent, and the Coach.

 

TUSA CALENDAR

* * * * * * * SUMMER CAMPS * * * * * * *

  • June 26-30: ADVANCED CAMP
  • July 24-28: FUNDAMENTAL #2
  • * * * * * * FALL 2017 SEASON * * * * * *

  • June 26: MAIN REG OPENS
  • August 4: LATE REG OPENS
  • August 11: LATE REG CLOSES
  • September 9: Opening day U10-U14
  • September 16: Opening day U5-U8
  • FALL REGISTRATION

  • U5-U14 Spring Recreational League - CLOSED
  • LATE U5-U14 Recreational League - CLOSED
  • U15-U18 Scholastic - NONE for SPRING
  • U10-U14 Academy - NONE for SPRING
  • Adult Soccer - NONE for SPRING
  • Coach Registration 2017/18 - CLOSED