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Junior Academy (5U-8U)

This program is for players born in 2015-2018 for the 2022-2023 year. 

Our Junior Academy program is an introduction to soccer where players are trained on the fundamentals of the game in Phase 1 of our Player Development Framework.  Players will learn key skills and practice using them in games against other SPSC teams and/or teams from a neighboring club or organization. The goal of the program is individual player development, of which a significant part is playing in games. Players generally share equal playing time, but must also understand that the game of soccer is unpredictable and playing times may vary. The program runs for eight weeks each fall and spring season.

All teams use volunteer coaches who receive ongoing training from our Junior Academy Director. See our Volunteer Coaching policy for information on volunteer coaching incentives:

A set of jerseys is included in the cost of the program, which must be worn in games.

5U/6U/7U - COED

Teams have one training session a week on Mondays with a game played on Wednesdays. Schedules may vary as needed due to factors such as weather. 

All trainings and games are held at Stoneridge Estates Park (300 Stonehaven Drive) at 5:30 pm.

*7U players have the option to play up to 8U if they want a stronger challenge. 

The cost for this program is $100 for a single season (fall OR spring) or $150 for the full year (fall AND spring).

8U - COED or Girls Only

Teams have two trainings a week on Tuesdays/Thursdays or Mondays/Wednesdays at 5:30pm with a game played on Saturday mornings. *Schedules may vary as needed due to factors such as weather and coach availability.

Games will be played against either other SPSC teams or those from our partner organizations.

Beginning in summer 2023, our outgoing 8U players will have the opportunity play games with our partners throughout summer months to help them get ready for the 9U format the following fall. The goal of this initiative it to better prepare them for 9U, while not taking away from their development at this critical age.  Stay tuned for more information.

The cost for this program is $100 for a single season (fall OR spring) or $200 for the full year (fall AND spring).

Registration is Open for Spring 2023

The spring season will begin in early April and end in early June.

Financial Aid is available

Refund Policy

Amanda Henderson Junior Academy Director

Age Groups

Birth Year Age Group
2015 8U
2016 7U
2017 6U
2018 5U

Interested in being a team sponsor?

Visit out Sponsorships page for more information.