Travel Training

McLean Youth Soccer provides Travel level players will specific additional training opportunities throughout the seasonal year including Goalkeeper Training, MPS Pre-Season Camp, MPS Travel Training, Travel Team Skills, and winter outdoor Performance Travel Training for field and goalkeepers. If you have any questions, please email programs@mcleansoccer.org.

Travel Team Skills Training - Spring 2022

For travel teams, ages U13-U16, whose club fees do not include the Monday Night MPS Training (teams designated with the colors White and Gold), MYS offers OPTIONAL Travel Training for the fall and spring seasons. This training is in addition to your team's regular practices and must be paid for separately of team registration for a fee of $150 per player.

If at least 12 players from a team have registered, the sessions will be scheduled for the team, and the team will be notified by the start date. If there are not sufficient players registered, the session will be canceled and your fees will be refunded.

Sessions Dates:

  • March 15, 22, 29
  • April 1, 15, 22, 29 (No session on the 4th due to FCPS Spring Break)
  • May 6
  • June 3 (Make up date if needed)

Location: Lewinsville Park #2

Cost:  $150 per player (Minimum 12 players per team to Register)

**A registration link will be provided once a team has 12 committed players.**

Future U9 Travel Training - Winter 2022

Our MYS professional coaching staff is excited to offer additional, supplemental U8 Only (for players born in 2014) Outdoor Training during the Winter season for current Juniors Program players and all U8 Recreation players who may be interested. Click on the REGISTER button in the top right hand corner to create an account OR log into your existing LeagueApps account to register.

Cost:  $200

Location: Police Field

Day & Time:
  • Fridays 5:00-6:15 pm

**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.**

Session Dates:
  • January 14 & 28
  • February 4, 11, 18 & 25
  • Make up dates as needed - TBD

**Maximum of 100 players can register.**

Performance Travel Training - Winter 2021-2022

This exciting outdoor winter program, run by MYS professional technical staff, is designed for current boys and girls travel program players ages U9-U15 to assist in developing their technical skills and tactical awareness of the game. The sessions will help our young athletes with the mastery of the ball through fun, challenging and constant decision making activities. Not only they will develop their skills but also their decision making process on the pitch as well. Players who participate will improve their coordination, body control, speed of thoughts, agility, and most importantly field awareness.

Program Overview:

One coed OUTDOOR session per week on Mondays
Each sessions runs 75 min

Focus of training:
Transition Defense to Attack
Attacking
Transition Attack to Defense
Defending

**Maximum of 100 current travel players can register.**

Cost: $250

Location: Lewinsville Park

Dates & Times: 

U9-U12 sessions 5:00-6:15 pm

U13-U15 sessions 6:30-8:00 pm

  • December 6, 13 & 20
  • January 24 & 31
  • February 7 & 14
  • Make up date if needed - TBD

Goalkeeper Performance Travel Training - Winter 2021-2022

The sessions will help our goalkeepers master of the art of goalkeeping through fun, challenging and constant decision making activities. They will develop their technique and also their decision making process on the pitch as well. Goalkeepers who participate will improve their coordination, body control, speed of thought, agility, and field awareness.

Program Overview:

One coed OUTDOOR session per week on Mondays
Each sessions runs 75 min

Focus of training by sessions:

"The cross"
"The cutback"
"The long shot"
"The through ball"

All types of these match situations above will be addressed: how to execute the technique, prepare and make the correct decisions

**Maximum of 25 current travel goalkeepers can register. **

Cost: $250

Location: Lewinsville Park

Dates & Time: 

U12-U15 sessions 6:30-8:00 pm

  • December 6, 13 & 20
  • January 24 & 31
  • February 7 & 14
  • Make up date if needed - TBD

Speed, Agility & Strength Training

Our Speed, Agility & Strength training program is for travel players interested in improving their on-field performance through increased athleticism. Focusing on the most up to date sports performance. The ESASP Speed and Agility programming will focus on proper form and technique , power and acceleration, teaching and implementing correct jumping and landing techniques and injury prevention. Using resistance training and resistance strength that is utilized by professional soccer players all over the globe.

All sessions are 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

Cost: $175

Location: TBD

Dates & Times: TBD

U9-U12 session 4:30-5:30 pm

U13-U15 sessions 5:30-6:30 pm

U16 and up sessions 6:30-7:30 pm

  • TBD