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Academy

Program Information

The CSC U8-U10 Academy is focused on introducing young players to professional coaching and technical development. The training environment is perfect for players who love the game of soccer and are motivated to learn new skills under the guidance of licensed coaching staff. Players are encouraged to additionally participate in the U8-U10 CSC Recreation Program to experience regular game play. Players can participate in single seasons to gauge interest in the Academy.

Program Goals & Mission

Player Development is the number one priority of the Academy. The long-term goal is to develop players who are capable of competing at the travel soccer level and beyond. The Academy environment is exciting and challenging, and will constantly test our players. As players mature, it is important to place them appropriately to ensure they are encouraged and pushed to achieve their own personal bests. The Academy Program continues to promote fun and fundamentals, while also demanding a strong work ethic, commitment, and passion for the game.

Player Opportunity

  • Licensed Coaches
  • Full-Time Technical Staff
  • Focus on Ball Mastery and Individual Development
  • Player Curriculum
  • Top Grade Bermuda Grass Playing Field
  • Scrimmage Festivals
  • Club vs Club and/or League Play
  • VYSA Player Insurance

Academy Player Goals

  • Have the ability to attack and defend as an individual
  • Attempt to play using both feet
  • Be able to show imagination and innovation
  • Ability to identify 1 v 1, 2 v 1, 2 v 2, 3 v 2, & 3 v 3 situations

Academy Team Goals

  • Know how to attack and defend as a team
  • Be able to play out from the back and be comfortable in possession
  • React quickly in transition (attack to defense / defense to attack)
  • Understand the principles of counter attacking
  • Make the pitch big in possession and control the tempo of the game
  • Be able to make forward passes that cut out the opposition
  • Know how to play quick in and around the box with combination play
  • Know when and how to interchange and rotate positions during a game
  • Have confidence to be creative in wide areas creating 2 v 1’s while looking to combine in the box
  • Have confidence to express themselves individually in the right areas at the right time 

Academy Personnel

  • Technical Director |Fro Adu
  • Academy Coaches |Matt Cackowski and Michelle Bochette

Fees & More Information

U8-U10 Academy

Program Information

The CSC Academy is focused on introducing young players to professional coaching and technical development. The training environment is perfect for U8-U10 players who love the game of soccer and are motivated to learn new skills under the guidance of licensed coaching staff. Players are encouraged to additionally participate in the CSC Recreation Program to experience regular game play.

Program Goals & Mission. 

The CSC Academy prioritizes player development above all else, aiming to cultivate athletes capable of excelling at the travel level and beyond. Our commitment lies in fostering comprehensive growth, encompassing both on-the-field skills and personal development. We strive to enhance technical skill, game sense, instill a strong work ethic, and ignite a deep, lifelong passion for the sport. We believe in cultivating a supportive club culture, where each player feels valued and empowered to reach their fullest potential. 

Academy Personnel

  • Academy Director | Christian Powers
  • Assistant Academy Director | Clay Warner
  • Staff Coaches | Scott Allen, Travis Parkinson
All Academy Staff have their USSF National D License

Academy Schedules & Additional Information

  • U8 Academy is for players born in 2016 & 2017
  • U9 Academy is for players born in 2015
  • U10 Academy is for players born in 2014
  • Wednesday Training Sessions with a few select Fridays | Culpeper Sports Complex
  • 6:00 - 7:00 pm for U8 Academy | 6:00 - 7:15 pm for U9 & U10 Academy
  • Professional Weekly Training Sessions with Licensed Coaching Staff | 7 Total Sessions Per Season
  • Times and Dates are subject to change based on daylight, field availability, or weather cancellations.

Games & Friendlies

  • U9 & U10 Academy includes 1 Club vs Club Friendlies Per Season

2023/2024 U8-U10 Academy Fees

  • U8 Academy | $75.00 Per Season
  • U9 & U10 Academy | $100.00 Per Season

2023/2024 U8-U10 Academy Uniform Jersey

  • U8-U10 Academy Red Jersey | $20




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Contact

Culpeper Soccer Club
145 W. Davis St. (Mailing Address: PO Box 1105), Office Hours: by appointment
Culpeper, Virginia 22701

Phone: 540-825-0886
Email: [email protected]

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