Recreation Training

McLean Youth Soccer provides Recreation level players with specific additional training opportunities throughout the seasonal year including Recreation Skills, Winter U6-U8 Clinic and SFL Winter Training. If you have any questions, please email programs@mcleansoccer.org.

U6-U8 Recreation CLINIC - Fall 2022

MYS offers a spring clinic specifically for the U6-U8 players. This once a week clinic is coached by the MYS professional staff. All clinics will feature a combination of skills, drills and game play.

Location: Lewinsville Park 

Day & Time: Fridays 5:30-6:45 pm

Dates: 

  • Sep 23, 30
  • Oct 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Nov 4 (Make up)

Fee: $175

**Maximum of 50 players can register.**

U9-U14 Recreation Skills - Fall 2022

McLean Youth Soccer offers recreation players U9-U14 an opportunity to receive spring training from the 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: Lewinsville Park 

Day & Time: Fridays 7:00-8:15 pm

Dates: 

  • Sep 23, 30
  • Oct 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Nov 4 (Make up)

Fee: $175

**Maximum of 50 players can register.**

U7-U12 Indoor League Winter 2021-2022

McLean Youth Soccer is excited to partner with First Touch Soccer to offer recreation players ages U7/U8, U9/U10, and U11/U12 the opportunity to play indoor games over the winter as part of an officially-organized program.

Indoor Rec League COVID-19 Protocols

Location:

The Congressional School, Falls Church, VA

Surface: Parquet (wooden) Gym Floor

Dates and Times:

Session I: 8 weeks - Dec 4, 11, 18; Jan 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb 5

Session II: 8 weeks - Feb 12, 19, 26; Mar 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr 2

Game Days: Saturdays

Game Times: 12:30pm to 7:30pm

Games:

Game Format: Indoor soccer (i.e. not with walls, kick-ins when out of bounds)

Game Sizes: 5 v 5 Co-Ed teams

Game Lengths: 40 mins per game (two 20 minute halves) with 5 minutes for half time and 10 minutes between games.

U9-U19 Outdoor League Winter 2021-2022

McLean Youth Soccer is once again offering the successful recreation outdoor league this winter! Players ages U9-U19 will be placed on teams and participate in 6 games being played on Saturdays or Sundays.

Locations and Times:

TBA

**The start date of this program has been postponed in order to prioritize keeping players safe during the current COVID-10 surge. Updates will be posted as necessary.**

Weekend Dates:

  • January - 22/23 & 29/30
  • February - 5/6, 12/13, 19/20 & 26/27
  • Make up days as needed - TBD

Age Groups:

  • Age groups for Girls and Boys teams: U9/U10, U11/U12, U13/U14 and High School

Fee: $160

**Guaranteed team placement for players registered by December 10.**

Speed, Agility & Strength Training - Fall 2021

NEW THIS FALL

This new program is for athletes interested in improving their on-field performance through increased athleticism. Sessions will focus on the most efficient warm-up techniques to perform at peak level.  We will also introduce proper sprinting and multidirectional form and technique; quick footwork; power and acceleration, showing how it applies it to the sport of soccer.

 

All sessions will be run by McLean Travel Coach Scott Shoemaker whose credentials include:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • EXOS Performance Specialist Certification
  • United Soccer Coaches Special Topics Diploma (Player Health, Fitness, and Safety)
  • Explosive Performance Mentorship
  • Smarterteam Training Continued Education
  • US Soccer C License
  • United Soccer Coaches National Diploma
  • First Aid/CPR Certification

Recreation  - Ages 9-12 years old

  • 6 sessions on Fridays from 5:00-6:00 pm at Lewinsville Park
  • Maximum 20 players per session
  • Cost per player - $150.00
  • Dates – September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22

Session example:

  • 10 minute dynamic warm up, introducing players to simple movements working on balance and rhythm.
  • 20 minutes of speed and agility work
  • Focus on body movements and getting players to use proper technique; balance and core strength.
  • 20 minutes of body weight strength and correctives for flexibility and weak links.
  • 5-10 minute review on using session training in practice

Recreation – Ages 13-18 years old

  • 6 sessions on Fridays from 6:00-7:00 pm at Lewinsville Park
  • Maximum 20 players per session
  • Cost per player - $150.00
  • Dates – September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22

Session example:

  • 10 minute dynamic warm up using mini bands
  • Focus on proper techniques for jumping and plyometrics
  • 20 minutes of speed and agility training
  • 20 minutes of strength and corrective exercises
  • 5-10 minute review on using session training in practice and games