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Jr. Academy

WNY FLASH Jr. ACADEMY


The WNY Flash Jr. Academy is a soccer training program for young players, who were born 2009-2011, which offers the building blocks of technical proficiency and basic tactical understanding. The Jr. Academy curriculum is designed to encourage a love for the game, positive training habits and the teamwork skills needed to progress through all levels of youth soccer while having fun.

 

What's new with the Jr. Academy program? Click HERE to check out our Q&A!

 

If our Q&A still hasn't answered your question, please feel free to reach out to gbruce@wnyflashsoccer.com 

 


 

Registration Links

Boys Born 2008 or 2009

https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2386&GroupID=1904743

Boys Born 2010 or 2011

https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2386&GroupID=1904611

Girls Born 2008 or 2009

https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2386&GroupID=1908878

Girls Born 2010 or 2011

https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2386&GroupID=1904757

 


 

Program Information

Fall Session: September 27, 2017 - December 16, 2017

Training Days: Wednesday and Friday

Training times: All players Born 2008 and 2009 - 6:00-7:00pm

                        All players Born 2010 and 2011 - 5:00-6:00pm

Games: Saturday, 8:00am or 9:00am

 

 

Winter/Spring Session January 24, 2017 - April 14, 2017

 


 

Location

As weather permits, the fall session will begin outdoors at West Seneca Soccer Complex, likely transitioning indoors to Sahlen Sports Park mid-October.

 


 

Training Uniform

Players will be required to wear a Flash Academy training top like our older Flash Academy teams.  You will receive a link in email to wegotsoccer.com where you will be able to order the Nike Dri-Fit tops with the Flash logo for $20.

 


 

Coaches:

Gary Bruce - Jr. Program Director of Coaching, Academy Head Coach (USSF A License)

Regan Steele - Jr. Academy Director, Academy Head Coach (USSF D License)

Danny Gilbertson - Academy Head Coach, Jr. Academy Coach (NSCAA Advanced National License)

Andy Tunnicliffe - Academy Head Coach, Jr. Academy Coach (USSF B License, USSF Y License)

Jenna Raepple - Academy Head Coach, Jr. Academy Coach (USSF E License)

U17 & U18 players volunteer as assistant coaches in our Jr. Academy program, as they prepare to graduate the Academy and head of to college.

 


 

Jr. Academy Tryouts:

There are no tryouts for the Jr. Academy. This program is open for any interested player. Players are grouped initially by age (7 and 8 year olds, 9 and 10 year olds, so 2009-2011 this year) and then by ability where necessary for training groups and games. Registration will open during the current season, for the next season and registration links will always be posted here... click here

If you miss the start of a season, please contact Gary Bruce and he will be happy to add you to the program if numbers allow.

 

 

 

Basic Information


Coaches:

Our Jr. Academy staff is led by our Jr. Program DoC, Gary Bruce (USSF 'A' License) and Jr. Academy Assistant DoC, Regan Steel (USSF 'D' License). Head Coach, Jenna Raepple (USSF 'E' License) completes our Jr. Academy Staff. We also have a mentor/role model program in place, where a number of WNY Flash Academy U17 & U18 players volunteer as assistant coaches in our Jr. Academy program, as they prepare to graduate the Academy and head of to college.

Jr. Academy Ages:

Boys & Girls: 6 to 10

Jr. Academy Season Length:

Fall Season - Mid September to Early December - 11/12 Weeks

Spring Season - Early March to Late May - 11/12 Weeks

The Jr. Academy seasons are independent of each other; you register for each season separately.

Jr. Academy Tryouts:

There are no tryouts for the Jr. Academy. This program is open for any interested player. Players are grouped initially by age (5 and 6 year olds, 7 and 8 year olds, 9 and 10 year olds) and then by ability where necessary for training groups and games. Registration will open during the current season, for the next season and registration links will always be posted here... click here

If you miss the start of a season, please contact Gary Bruce and he will be happy to add you to the program if numbers allow.