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Tucker Youth Soccer Association

Academy Junior Program

Spring Academy Jr Assessments
January 28 & 29 @ 5:45-7:00pm
Henderson Park
Field 2

TYSA offers an Academy Junior soccer program for both boys and girls ages U6, U7, & U8.  The program bridges the gap between the TYSA Recreational Program and the TYSA Academy Program. We recognize that there are many talented and enthusiastic players looking for a more focused environment in which to grow their skills.  Academy Jr provides additional challenges in a more structured soccer format and is intended for participants in the U6, U7 & U U8 age groups who possess good basic soccer skills and desire to excel. Players in this program are exposed to a more challenging and competitive environment than recreation. The primary focus is on developing the correct technical and basic tactical elements that are needed to graduate into the U9-U12 Academy program.


Who is this program geared towards?

The Academy Jr Program is offered to players in the U6, U7 & U8 age groups.

Applicants for the Academy Jr program should display the following:

  • Coachable - Ability to focus at training and games.
  • Self-motivated - with a desire to be the best in practice and games.
  • Enjoyment -Enjoys dribbling the ball and being out on the soccer field.
  • Good athletic ability including agility, balance, coordination and speed.


Preferably, players should be recommended for the program by their current coach, the Managing Director or one of TYSA’s professional staff. Parents who believe their child has the potential to play in the Academy Jr program should contact Gareth O'Sullivan at [email protected] to schedule an evaluation.

Age Group Details & Cost

Spring 2020:

U6:  Born 2014, fee $375
U7:  Born 2013, fee $375
U8:  Born 2012, fee $435 (includes one tournament)

*Uniform costs are not included in the registration fees.

Training Locations
The regular season practices for the Academy Jr programs will be at Henderson Park.

Training sessions will be twice a week and conducted by a professional trainer with a focus on developing fundamental movement skills and fundamental soccer skills that permit a child to read their environment and make appropriate decisions, allowing them to move confidently and with control in a wide range of situations. Spring training begins February 3 and will be end in mid-May.

Games will be scheduled at Henderson Park for U6 and U7 and at Granite Park and neighboring clubs for U8. Players will belong to a pool of players and can be placed on teams using a variation of criteria such as current level of play, randomly chosen teams, or mixing boys and girls, etc.

Each Academy Jr. player must purchase a TYSA uniform from Lloyd's Soccer.

Registration Listing (No fees are applied until a player is accepted to a team)

Academy Jr - Spring 2020

Spring Academy Junior Assessments
(U6 - U8: Players born 2012-2014)     
Date: January 28, 29  
Time: 5:45 - 7:00pm   
Location: Henderson Park Field 4

Academy Jr U6


Academy Jr U7


Academy Jr U8

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