The Young Champions soccer program emphasizes skill-building and teamwork. Soccer students learn all the ball-handling techniques necessary to play and enjoy soccer. Participants gain self-confidence, improve coordination, and have fun while making friends. All students play soccer and everyone is a winner! Soccer tournaments are held at the end of each session. All students are encouraged to compete with their class team. Boys and girls ages 4 – 15 are invited to enroll in the Young Champions Soccer Program.
Classes: Meet once a week and are 40 minutes long for each class. Soccer balls, shin guards, jerseys, and apparel are available for purchase at class or online. Classes are held outside.
What to Wear to Class: Make sure to dress comfortable, wear shorts & a t-shirt, unless it is chilly outside please bring a jacket or sweater, bring your soccer cleats or tennis shoes for practice (no spiked cleats allowed). Bring your own water bottle to class to keep hydrated.
Tournaments: Run 4 times a year, once at the end of each session. Students will compete for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th place medallions, in a bracket style Tournament. All students receive a participation trophy when attending the tournament. Every game is an hour long event; there requirement to compete in a Young Champions Soccer Tournament.
Competitor Fees: $25 per competitor (no sibling discounts)
Spectator Fees: $3 over the age of 12yr old. (Under 12yr old are Free)
Required Apparel: Please make sure your child is in the correct Jersey Color, every Age group wears their own Jersey color listed below.
- Young Champions Jersey
- Red Jersey Ages 4-7
- Yellow Jersey Ages 8-10
- Blue Jersey Ages 11- 15
- Black Shorts
- Shin Guards
- Long Soccer Socks (must cover shin guard)
- Soccer cleats or tennis shoes (no spiked cleats are allowed)
Merchandise: A uniform is highly recommended for classes, but is required at tournaments and is available throughout the course. All Items are available for purchase in class or online. All sales are final, no refunds. Please call Young Champions office for any discrepancies within 48 hours upon receipt of merchandise.
Evaluations: Every session on the second to last class students will be involved in Tryout Activities.
There is a $10.00 Advancement/Materials Fee the following week which covers the cost of the Plaque and Certificate students will receive at their last class awards. All students advance. Depending on the students age and class time, Students will be evaluated on the skills and drills they have learned throughout that session by their Coach. If paying weekly, this is in addition to the weekly class fee.
Last Class and Awards:
If you paid the additional material fee for evaluating on evaluation day, the coach will hand out the awards. All students will receive a participation medal for completing each session.
For any additional information on our programs please call our main office and ask for the Soccer Department. (714)478-3793 or (714)425-4708