Academy Programs

Academy Programs

The Club offers a wide range of programs for players of all ages to further develop their soccer skills. They are Player Development Academy (Fall, Winter & Spring), Youngstars Intro to Player Development (Winter), Futsal Development Program (Scrimmage based - Fall & Winter), U5 to U8 Small Sided Games (Spring), and Goalkeeper Development (Fall, Winter & Spring).

The following programs are OPEN for registration or will be opening, shortly:

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Fall Player Development Academy programs will be posted in August.

Player Development Academy (Fall, Winter & Spring)

This core Player Development Academy program is for our U8 - U13 players who are looking to strengthen all aspects of their game and is offered during the Fall, Winter and Spring phases. Players work on the fundamentals of soccer including the technical and tactical portions of their game. Players are grouped with players of similar skill and ability. Participants of the program may be identified and invited into our High Performance Academy Game Based program.

Spring Player Development Details: 

 (No sessions on May 9 or 11)

U8 (2009) Spring Player Development (Tuesdays, April 4 to June 20)

U9 (2008) Spring Player Development (Tuesdays, April 4 - June 20)

U10 (2007) Spring Player Development (Thursdays, April 6 - June 22) 

U11 (2006) Spring Player Development (Thursdays, April 6 - June 22) 

U12/U13 (2005/2004) Spring Player Development (Thursdays, April 6 - June 22) 

U5 - U8 Small Sided Games Program (Spring)

This fun, game based program is a favourite within the Club's younger players during the Spring soccer season. The U5-U8 Small Sided Games program provides younger players with the opportunity to improve their soccer skills. NVFC staff coaches instruct the players during the games, helping them develop into well rounded players.

Ages: U5-U8 (2012 - 2009)

Dates: Wednesdays, April 5 - June 21

Time: 4:15pm - 5:30pm (No session on May 10)

Location: William Griffin Turf

Cost: $175 for 11 weeks 

Goalkeeper Development Program (Spring)

Goal keeping in an important part of soccer. This program has been designed for players who are interested in improving their goalkeeping skills and dedicated goalkeepers. During these training sessions, players will work on age appropriate goal keeper skills such as catching the ball, staying on their feet, and how to effectively distribute the ball during the game.

Goalkeeping Program Details:

Age: U8 - U13 (2009 - 2004)

Dates: Thursdays, April 6 to June 15

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm (No session on May 11)

Location: William Griffin Turf

Cost: $119 for 10 weeks 

Youngst★rs Intro to Player Development (Winter)

This program is an introduction to our main Player Development Academy and is offered during the Fall and Winter only. It is only open to those currently playing U6 an U7 and gives the players the chance to train in fun academy setting to work on all different aspects of skill, technique, and tactical development. Players are tiered into groups with players of similar skill and ability.

Registration for this program will open is August.

Futsal Development Program (Scrimmage Based) (Fall & Winter)

The Futsal Development Program is offered during the Fall and Winter Phases. These sessions are offered on a low cost basis with sessions bi weekly. (Every second week) Although pre-registration is required, this program creates more of a drop in feel for players involved. Players are grouped by age and playing level.. Metro and Gold players will be grouped together and Silver and House players will be grouped together. Each session is 1 hour 10 minutes long and will consist of a quick warm up followed by a Futsal scrimmage/inter squad with timed shifts/rotations. Each time slot will be capped so the minimum amount of play time will be one shift on and one shift off.

Ages: U13 to U14

Dates: September - February (Excluding long weekends, holidays and dates gym is unavailable)

Detailed Age/Group Schedule: Click here

Location: Sutherland School Gym

Cost: $75

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