RSC Santos Jr Academy Overview
The RSC Santos Jr. Academy Program is a tryout based developmental training program for players ages 8U & 9U who have the soccer skills, athletic ability, passion and committment to play at a higher level than the Recreation Program. This program is designed to provide the participants with an introduction to professional training and reinforce the RSC Santos Core Values and Philosophy of Play that promotes a possession-centered style of play and individaul player development.
All Training Sessions facilitated by Santos Staff Coach (licensed professional soccer coach) along with the assistance of Volunteer Parent Coach(es) for each team who are also required to coach the games on the weekends. Jr Academy is an In-House Program where all games are played in Roswell against other Santos Jr Academy Teams with one game a week primarily on Saturdays.
Tryouts: All New Players must Tryout for Jr Academy, returning players do not have to Tryout
Tryout Dates: Tuesday May 30th: 5:00-6:30pm at Grovesway Community Park - Lower Turf Field
Tryout cost - $12 for residents and non-residents (tryout shirt is included with registration).
CLICK HERE to register for tryouts.
Once Selected for the Jr. Academy Program:
Practices Begin: Week of August 21
Practice Days/Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:15-6:30pm
Games Begin: September 9 Games End: Mid November
Formation of Teams: Players receive Team assignment and Uniform the week prior to the first game. Players will be evaluated during the first 3 Weeks of Practices then divided into teams and we aim to form equal teams to create competitive games.
Game Format: 4 vs 4, No Goal Keepers
Game Field: Groveway Community Park- Lower Field (150 Dobbs Dr, 30075, turn right onto Dobbs Ct just past the Soccer Office Building)
Cost: $160, residents $240, non-residents
For questions: RSC Director of Coaching (DOC) Mike Farnham at firstname.lastname@example.org