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Official D.C. United Affiliate - Virginia Beach City FC

Development Academy Juniors



The Development Academy Juniors program is designed to teach basic soccer skills to our youngest soccer players of all skills levels in a fun and positive environment. 

This program is our most basic entry level soccer program offering professional staff and instruction  with the objective to serve as a bridge to our Development Academy program for players U3 to U6.  

This program offers several benefits:
- Sessions consist of high energy activities that are developmentally appropriate and focused on FUN!
- Sessions led by professionally licensed coaches and staff with the ability to engage and inspire children
-  The program focuses on introducing children to the fundamental soccer principles such as dribbling, shooting and progresses to imaginative games focused on creativity and confidence, sportsmanship, and teamwork. 

Club Pathway

Format and Curriculum

Format

Players will be organized into mixed groups lead by professional club staff. Practice format will be play, practice, play. Parent involvement will be encouraged during certain drills.


Curriculum

The Development Academy Junior curriculum is designed within the guidelines of US Soccer and United Soccer Coaches coaching education guidelines for players at the 2 to 5 ages. The program features a heavy emphasis on individual ball mastery, creativity and confidence all with in a fun and positive environment helping to maximum player development and enjoyment of the game.  Each session will feature a theme. Examples include:

- Shooting and Technique 
- Dribbling and Building Confidence - Basic Foundation and Change of Direction using different parts of the foot. 
- Dribbling and Attacking - Fun moves such as the scissors and step overs, combination moves, penetrating runs by dribbling with speed at goal
- First Touch
- Passing and learning to play with teammates. 

City: Locations and Info

The Development Academy Junior program will train two times per week during the fall and spring seasons .All sessions are held in Norfolk.


Season Training Dates
September 7th - October 30th
Practice Time:  6:00- 7:00 pm 
Practice Dates: Tuesday and Thursdays
Game Days: Last 30 minutes of Practice, Starting week 3
Game Times: 6:30


Registration and Fees

Fall 2021 Registration Details

Enrollment for this program is Open Registration. 

Our Development Academy Juniors Program is intended to teach basic soccer skills to our youngest soccer players of all skills levels in a fun and positive environment.

To enroll please create an account or login to you existing Sports Connect account and select the city, county, school or daycare Development Academy Juniors program that works best for your family.  

Program Cost: $110



  
                                                                                             

Uniforms

Development Academy Junior Uniforms are not included in your registration fee. The uniform kit includes:

- One logoed club Jersey

Uniforms run on a two year cycle and are not included in the program fees. Returning players may wear the same kit from previous fall or spring season within the same two year cycle. A month prior to the program start date you will receive an email from Soccer.com with instructions on how to place the uniform. 

Contact Us

Virginia Beach City FC

Jadyn Wright, Club Operations Director, 930 Denison Ave Suite 105
Norfolk, Virginia 23513

Email: [email protected]

Virginia Beach City FC

Jadyn Wright, Club Operations Director, 930 Denison Ave Suite 105
Norfolk, Virginia 23513

Email: [email protected]
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