Who: All Players with birth dates on or between August 1, 2002 and July 31, 2004
What: Fun games are used to enhance the child's love for the game while improving their overall basic skill. This is a great stepping stone that helps prepare players for the select program. Players may register for the Academy or the Recreational league, but not both. For players looking for advanced training from college coaches the Academy is the best choice.
When: Fall and Spring Practices: Monday and Thursday, 5:30-7:00pm & 6:30-8:00pm. The season will run for 10 weeks in the Fall and 10 weeks in the Spring.
Matches: Mostly Saturdays and some Sundays
Where: CV Soccer Complex
Costs - Payment plans are available upon request. (Covers Fall & Spring)
• Registration Fee: $75
• Coaching Fee: $200
• Stated fees do not include uniform, league, tournament, and travel costs.
Academy Directors: James Price (Head UNI Woman's Coach) & Bob Pranger
Assistant Academy Staff: CV Select Staff, CV Senior select players, Area college players, area college coaches
More info: There are no tryouts for the Academy. The Fall 10 week season will run from late August to late October. The Spring 10 week season will run from early April to early June. All Academy players will practice together. The Academy will join the ICCR League with 2 matches played per scheduled weekend in Cedar Rapids on Saturdays. The U9/10 Academy teams will be scheduled for up to 4 weekends of play in Cedar Rapids. The Academy teams will also participate in 1-2 Jamborees (tournaments) per season (Fall & Spring).