The fall and spring development programs offer great soccer education and organized play to those who are looking for affordable, low pressure, fun, professionally run, “in community” soccer.
MLSA seeks to offer value that is close to home and less of a travel burden on families. The fall and spring development leagues are great ways to increase soccer skills and enjoyment of the game.
Who: Players in 1st - 7th grades who don't currently play on an MLSA travel team.
1st and 2nd grade boys: Thursdays 4:15pm-5:15pm at St. Simon and Jude on Greentree Road
3rd and 4th grade boys: Thursdays 5:30pm-6:35pm at St. Simon and Jude on Greentree Road
5th-7th grade Co-ed: Thursdays 6:45pm-8pm at St. Simon and Jude on Greentree Road
- Sunday afternoon - excluding April 12th - 12:45pm-4:15pm
- Exact schedule to be released
- Led by our professional UK Trainers, there is a quality skills rotation station training, developmentally sound programming and a highly enjoyable soccer experience.
- Small-sided games will be designed in a manner consistent with the needs of the developmental group. We will have set teams with some movement throughout the season to keep teams even. Each team will have a color.
Small-Sided Games (3v3 or 4v4) provide maximum player touches on the ball and the ability to further ingrain the skill, improvisation and concepts they have learned the previous Method Day. Matches will be supervised and enhanced by the UK Trainers.
8 and under - Size 3
Ages 9-12 - Size 4
Ages 13 and up - Size 5