Recreation Training

McLean Youth Soccer provides Recreation level players with specific additional training opportunities throughout the seasonal year.

Elite Training Program - New Summer 2024

MYS is offering a NEW Elite Training program this summer for U11-U14 (2014-2011 birth years) players who want to develop a better game awareness and technical foundation in their game. The program is a partnership with ON3 Football and led by MYS Boys Technical Director Omid Namazi, former US Women's National Team and US U18 and U20 Men's National Team coach.

This supplemental training program runs for 8 weeks and is for both current MYS players and players from outside the club. The curriculum is designed with a holistic approach of taking players through mastery of the ball, tactical concepts such as spacing and awareness, simple defending and attacking principles, as well as increasing each player’s physical capacity to be able to sustain a high level of performance during games and training sessions. Players are grouped with their appropriate peers to compete and develop with each session.

Location: Spring Hill #5

Dates: June 17 - August 14

Age Group, Gender, Day, and Time:

  • U11/2014 – U12/2013 Girls – Monday, 5:00-6:15 pm
  • U13/2012 – U14/2011 Girls – Monday, 6:30-7:45 pm
  • U11/2014 – U12/2013 Boys – Wednesday, 5:00-6:15 pm
  • U13/2012 – U14/2011 Boys – Wednesday, 6:30-7:45 pm

Fee: $250

**Maximum 10 players per session. If a minimum of 6 registrants is not met, sessions will be canceled and refunds processed.**

INDOOR "Beat the Heat" Rec Skills - NEW Summer 2024

McLean Youth Soccer and MV Soccer partner to offer Indoor Summer Recreation Skills training for players U6-U12. This is an opportunity for recreation players to receive additional skills development training with sessions designed to develop:

  • Technical Skills- Dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting
  • Ball Mastery- foot skills exercises
  • Balance, Agility and Coordination
  • Physical Development
  • Self confidence
  • Communication
  • Teamwork

Location:MV Soccer Indoor Training Center on Tyco Road, Vienna

Ages Groups: Boys & Girls Recreational Players - U6/U7, U8/U9, U10/U11, U12


  • Week 1: July 1-3
  • Week 2: July 8-12
  • Week 3: July 15-29
  • Week 4: July 22-26
  • Week 5: July 29-August 2
Session Times: 
  • U6/U7: 9-10 am OR 10:30-11:30 am
  • U8/U9: 12-1:15 pm
  • U10/U11: 1:30-2:45 pm
  • U12: 3-4:15 pm


  • U6/U7 Age Group - $150 per week (EXCEPT Week 1 is prorated and will cost only $90)
  • U8-U12 Age Groups - $175 per week (EXCEPT Week 1 is prorated and will cost only $105)

**Maximum of 10 players can register.**


MYS partners with MV Soccer to offer a new indoor recreation program for boys and girls ages 3-5 who are not yet in Kindergarten. The program will introduce children to the basics with age-appropriate fundamental soccer activities and games to develop skills in a FUN and positive environment. For the Tots program, participants must be 3 years of age by the start of the spring sessions. For both of these programs, a parent must stay in the premises at all times. Parents may be asked to participate in the Tots sessions. Each of the 10 sessions are 45 or 50 minutes long.Our participants will develop their:

  • Balance, Agility and Coordination
  • Technical Skills
  • Gross motor skills
  • Physical Development
  • Social skills
  • Self confidence
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
Fee: $225
Location: MV Soccer Indoor Training Center
Tots Weekday Program
Tuesdays 10-10:45 AM Dates:
  • April 9, 16, 23 & 30
  • May 7, 14, 21 & 28
  • June 4 & 11
Mini Kixxers Weekday Program
Tuesdays 11-11:50 AM or 12-12:50 PM Dates:
  • April 9, 16, 23 & 30
  • May 7, 14, 21 & 28
  • June 4 & 11
Thursdays 11-11:50 AM or 12-12:50 PM Dates: 
  • April 11, 18 & 25
  • May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
  • June 6 & 13
**Maximum of 10 players per session.**

U7-U12 Recreation Skills - Spring 2024

McLean Youth Soccer offers Recreation players U7-U12 with birth years 2017-2012 an opportunity to receive additional training from our professional technical staff. The curriculum consists of age-appropriate fun activities for players to get more touches on the ball and ultimately feel better with the ball at their feet. Each session is devoted almost entirely to skills training, including dribbling, fast footwork, 1 v 1 moves, passing, and receiving. The program also features shooting, finishing, and small-sided games.
Location: Police Field 
  • Ages U7-U9 Birth Years 2017-2015 from 5-6:15 PM
  • Ages U10-U12 Birth Years 2014-2012 from 6:30-7:45 PM
Friday Dates: 
  • April 12, 19, 26
  • May 3, 10, 17
  • May 24 - Make Up Date if Needed
Fee: $200
**Maximum of 50 players can register.**

U10-U13 Recreation Goalkeeper Training - Spring 2024

Back by popular demand - the perfect training sessions for boys and girls U10-U13 with Birth Years 2014-2011 recreation goalkeepers led by Director of Goalkeeping John Szaro. You do not have to be a "full-time" goalkeeper to register. Have fun learning or brushing up on the proper techniques needed to be successful in goal. Build your confidence by making the correct technical and tactical decisions by introducing common match-related goalkeeping situations.
Day & Times:
Fridays 4:30-5:30 pm
Friday Dates: 
  • April 12, 19, 26
  • May 3, 10, 17
  • May 24 - Make Up Date if Needed
Location: Lewinsville Park #2
Fee: $200
*Maximum of 10 goalkeepers can register.

U9-U14 Recreation Skills - Winter 2024

McLean Youth Soccer offers Recreation players U9-U14 an opportunity to receive additional skills development training with sessions led by our Travel Program professional coaches in a focused, fun environment.

The curriculum consists of age-appropriate fun activities for players to get more touches on the ball, learn new techniques, sharpen their skills, and get comfortable with the ball. The sessions are divided into Individual Skill Developments (Dribbling, Passing & Shooting), receiving, ball control, 1v1, 2v2 integrated in small sided games. 

Location: Police Field 

Ages and Times:

  • Ages U9-U11 from 5-6:15 PM
  • Age U12-U14 from 6:30-7:45 PM

Friday Dates: 

  • January 5, 12 & 26
  • February 2, 9, 16 

**The 2/16 date is a makeup date for both age groups as 1/19 was cancelled due to weather.

**U12-U14 1/12 session cancelled due to weather. Makeup for that age group only is on 2/23.

Fee: $200

**Maximum of 50 players can register.**

Indoor Recreation Skills Development Program - Winter 2023-2024

MYS and MV Soccer have partnered to offer an indoor, small group (10 max participants per hour), Recreation Skills Development Program for U7-U12 Recreation players during the 2023-2024 winter season. This eight-week, co-ed program will focus on player technical skills and development in a FUN and enjoyable environment. Professional coaches, through age-appropriate activities, will work on key fundamental techniques that will help players improve their technical base. This program’s first session will begin on Sunday, December 3. The second session will begin on February 11.


Session I
Dates: December 3, 10, 17, January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4
Fee: $295
Registration Link
Registration Deadline: November 6

Session II
Dates: February 11, 18, 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24, March 31
Fee: $295
Registration Link
Registration Deadline: January 8

Program Location: MV Soccer Indoor Training Center – 8453 Tyco Rd, Unit P, Vienna, VA

Program Days: Sundays

Age Group/Times:

U7/U8 – 9am
U7/U8 – 10:15am
U9/U10 – 11:30am
U9/U10 – 12:45pm
U11/U12 – 2pm
U11/U12 – 3:15pm

For more information, please visit or email

U7-U10 Indoor Recreation Futsal League - Winter 2024

MYS is excited to partner with First Touch Futsal for Winter Indoor Recreation Futsal for U7-U10 boys and girl players. All games will be played at The Congressional School on a hardwood surface. This program is for Recreation players only. The registration deadline is November 20th.

League Dates:

  • January 6, 13, 20 & 27
  • February 3, 10, 17 & 24


The Congressional School in Falls Church, VA

Playing Surface:  Hardwood

Game Times: Saturday games starting at 12:30pm or later and ending at 7:30pm

Game Structure: 5 aside (1 GK + 4 field players); Two 20-minute halves

Cost: $140

Age groups:

U7-U8 Co-Ed Teams

U9-U10 Co-Ed Teams

Volunteer coaches are required for all teams!

For questions, contact

Future U9 Training - Winter 2024

Our MYS professional coaching staff is excited to offer additional, supplemental U8 Only (for players born in 2016) outdoor training during the Winter season for current Juniors Program players and all U8 Recreation players who may be interested. Training sessions will be led by our Juniors Program Director Jose Venegas. The primary training focus will be to develop the player's skills through individual and group training activities which allow players to assert their creativity and build their confidence in taking on players 1v1 and to understand their role in small group training such as 2v2 and 3v3.

Cost:  $200

Location: Police Field

Day & Time:
  • Session I Wednesdays 5:00-6:15 pm
  • Session II Wednesdays 6:30-7:45 pm
Session Dates:
  • January 3, 10 & 31
  • February 7, 14 & 21

**The 2/14 and 2/21 sessions are makeups for the cancellations on 1/17 and 1/24 due to weather.

**Maximum of 50 players can register.**