During Putnam County’s spring break, the UCUSC Academy will be offering several events geared towards allowing players to have fun and learn crucial skills in a supervised setting. These events will take place March 14th-17th, with training sessions taking place from 900am-11am and fun events from 1130am-130pm. Coaches will be present during the 30 min lunch break in between the sessions. Descriptions on what is being offered can be found below:
Power Shooting and Finishing Training- Focusing on power shooting technique, distance shooting, one touch finishing and finishing out of the air. We guarantee each player takes at least 50 shots per training session in a guided instruction environment to allow for optimum improvement. Session will be coached by UCUSC Director of Academy Chris Hillebrand. $50 Registration Fee covers admittance to all four morning academy sessions as well as provides player with UCUSC Academy Training Jersey.
Defensive Technique and Tactics Training-Focusing on defending the counterattack, defending when outnumbered, winning 50/50 balls and distribution out of the back.$50 Registration Fee covers admittance to all four morning academy sessions as well as provides player with UCUSC Academy Training Jersey.\
Youth Academy (Ages 5-10)– Our goal is to create an environment that is not only fun for your youth player but also suitable for them to learn the fundamental skills that they need to be successful on the field in the future. Focus will be on general passing and moving, basic to intermediate skills moves, shooting with accuracy, and dribbling. $50 Registration Fee covers admittance to all four morning academy sessions as well as provides player with UCUSC Academy Training Jersey.
After a brief lunch break, our fun will kick off at 1130am each day, following the schedule below:
March 14th– Fun Skills Games-World Cup, Power and Finesse, PK Shootout, Knockout(Free)
March 15th –12 Holes of Soccer Golf-Course will be setup across entire UCUSC Complex. ($10)
March 16th– Skills Tournament-Passing Competition, “Crossbar Challenge”-like competition, Free Kick Competition, Curve Competition.Drills are modeled after FIFA Skills Games($10)
March 17th– Pickup Soccer (Free)
Signup for the events can be found at:
Additionally, if your players completes the UCUSC Soccer IQ quiz, then they will receive $10 off any Academy Event they attend during the Spring Break “Week of Fun”. This quiz can be found at the link below:
If you have any questions about the above events, please feel free to contact me at this email address.
Looking forward to seeing everyone out there!
UCUSC Director of Academy.