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SCAA Recreational Soccer is the BEST soccer value for Soccer in the area-Charlotte, Steele Creek, Fort Mill, Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, etc.!  The emphasis of our program is the training and development of each player to reach their maximum potential as soccer players and to increase their love of the beautiful game.

 

Important Dates:

Registration for Spring Soccer begins December 15, 2017 and ends February 18, 2018. Practice for Soccer will begin in mid March with the regular game schedule beginning in April. The regular game season will end in May. Post season or tournament play may extend the season into early June.

 

Contact Info:

Rec Soccer Commissioner, Kevin Kauffman - 

 

Ages/divisions listed below and are based on the birth year of the player:

 

2014 & 2015 (Little Kickers) - our introduction to soccer, meets one night a week at Choate Circle

 

2011, 2012 & 2013 (U7)  - coed soccer for the beginning player, meets one night a week with games in Saturday, plays at Choate Circle

 

2009 & 2010 (U9) - Boys and Girls soccer for the intermediate player, some travel in local area

 

2006, 2007 & 2008 (U12) - Boys and Girls soccer for the intermediate player, some travel in local area

 

2004 & 2005 (U13) - Boys and Girls soccer for the intermediate player, some travel in local area

All players will have 1 night of instruction.  The schedule will be set once registration is completed.  The team’s coach may schedule an additional night of the practice at their discretion.

 

Sports Fee for Recreational Soccer:

Little Kickers - $50.00

U7 Soccer - $75.00

U9 & up Soccer - $110.00

 

Fees are paid at time of registration. The registration and membership fees, along
with donations and sponsorships, fund the programs at SCAA and pay for facility
maintenance. SCAA receives no public, city, county, state or federal funding. The yearly
Family Membership Fee is $75. Each family that has a child in SCAA sports is responsible
for the yearly family membership fee. Sports Fees vary by sport, and each child who
participates is responsible for that sport’s fee.  

 

Player Need:

Soccer ball = Little Kickers & U7 - size 3, U9 & up size 4

Shin guards

Cleats

 

Recreational soccer program includes:

Local practices at Steele Creek and Winget Park. Home games at SCAA or Winget  /  Full uniform- jersey, shorts, sock  Practice and play on full fields, designed for soccer.  Learn and play the game as it was meant to be played on full size age appropriate fields. League fees, referee fees, NCYSA fees included, if applicable. SCAA owned Lighted Bermuda practice and playing fields.

 

SCAA Soccer Program (based on birthyear).

 

3, 4 & 5 year olds - start of the program.  The emphasis of this program is the introduction of soccer skills while having a ton of fun! Players have one night of instruction that is age appropriate per week. 

 

6 & 7 year olds - next level. SCAA offers coed in house soccer.  The coed in house plays at SCAA against other SCAA teams. Players have one night of age appropriate training per week.  A higher level of training is introduced.  The games are usually on Saturday mornings.

 

8 years old and up - Skills level. All teams play in a local league, usually half of the games are at SCAA and half at other fields. Teams are usually gender specific, though coed is an option. Players have at least one night of age appropriate training per week.  A higher level of training is introduced, including tactical concepts. The games are usually on Saturday mornings/afternoons but there are games at other days/times.

 

Teaching Philosophy 


SKILLFUL FOOTWORK: Exercises that create a feel for the ball using every part of the foot in all directions. These exercises are foundational to ball control and must be mastered in order to gain the right mechanical advantage.

KILLER MOVES: Exercises that instill creative dribbling technique over a distance and the development of 1 v 1 moves. These foundational moves provide the basis for beating opponents and creating scoring chances.

INSTINCTIVE PASSING & RECEIVING: Exercises that foster passing and receiving instincts through mastering basic and complex combinations. These exercises are trained in small groups and motivate players to move off the ball.

LETHAL SHOOTING: Exercises that create the thrill of scoring goals with speed and deadly accuracy from different angles and directions. Players are challenged to develop the instep drive with both the right and left foot.

LIGHTNING SPEED: Exercises that foster an explosive first step, soccer speed, and acceleration.  Emphasis is placed on developing sound running mechanics in relationship to arm action, leg action, and body posture.

STRATEGIC GAMES: Exercises that introduce players to the basic forms of the game, moving from the simple to more complex. Emphasis is placed on applying technical skills to game situations and acquiring tactical insight.