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Soccer Development Academy - SDA



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Legion FC SDA Description

CGSA revamped their Pre-Academy program in the Spring of 2021.  They have created Soccer Development Academy (SDA) and aligns with the current Legion FC Academy program and the US Soccer curriculum and goals.  The players will be trained by certified coaches that have been educated by US Soccer on the USSF pathway. 

The SDA program is designed for players in the U5-U10 age group.  There are 2 team practices each week and an optional speed/agility and technical session for ages U8-U10.  Games will be played on Friday or Saturday.


Legion FC SDA Goals

•        Create a Player Centric Environment

•        Create imaginative players vs. “robots”

•        Focus of curriculum on development of the player vs. development of the team

•        Competitive and fun

SDA Gameday

  • Games are played on Friday or Saturday
  • Coaches will be present at all games unless there is a conflict.
  • The SDA Program requires a uniform that is different form the CGSA Recreational uniform. Uniforms are a separate cost from the registration fee.

Trainer Expectations

•        Grow and develop young players on and off the field

•        Set a good example for your players

•        Challenge the players

•        Encourage the players

•        Develop the players

•        Listen to players

•        Create a safe and positive environment

 

Player Expectations

•        Conduct yourself appropriately at all times

•        Encourage your teammates

•        Hold yourself and teammates accountable

•        Receive and give criticism in a constructive manner

•        Be engaged on the bench during games 

•        Self-Reflect 

•        Keep a positive attitude

 

Parent Expectations

•        Cheer, be positive, encourage, motivate

•        Get your player to the fields on time and pick them up on time

•        Stay in communication with your player 

•        Stay in communication with coaches/team managers 

•        Do not yell at referees

•        Do not yell at opposing players

•        Do not yell at parents- our parents or their parents

•        Do not shout out instructions on gamedays unless it pertains to the curriculum topic.  Allow the player to think freely and their trainer to coach them.  

 

3 v 3 and Tournaments

  • Players in the U8 and U10 division will participate in the 3 v 3 tournament in the Fall and Spring Seasons.
  • Post season tournaments are possible for ages U8 and U10. Fees are not included with registration.


 

 

CGSA

110 Snellgrove Drive, PO Box 8002
Warner Robins, Georgia 31095
Phone : 478-987-2455
Email : [email protected]
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