Hive 5U/6U Academy

5U and 6U Hive Academy


This program is for children born in 2015 (5U) and 2014 (6U).

Players and parent coaches attend one “First Skills” training session a week led by Age Group Directors and parent coaches.  Additionally, teams play one game per week. Games consist of one 4v4 game (no goalkeepers).

*Online registration closed 2/29. MANUAL REGISTRATIONS available with a $35 late fee*

Time and Location:  

In light of COVID-19 precautions, the earliest any ESC programming can start is June 1st. We will update individual age groups as information becomes available- Updated 4/28/20

- All 5U players: Monday's from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Krejci Soccer Complex
(4701 N 230th St. Elkhorn, NE 68022)

- All 6U players: Wednesday's from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Krejci Soccer Complex (4701 N 230th St. Elkhorn, NE 68022)


Uniforms:  All players must purchase the required uniform for 5U and 6U.  The uniform consists of a white training shirt and an adidas light blue jersey.  Other recommended pieces include navy shorts and white socks, however players may wear shorts and socks of their choosing in any color.  ESC uniform pieces can be purchased at Soccer Internationale (2541 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144).

Games: All 5U and 6U games will be played on Saturdays (@ Krejci Soccer Complex). Teams play one 4v4 game (no goalkeepers).  Games consist of two, 20 minute halves. 
In light of COVID-19, game schedules are TBD and will be released ASAP

What to Wear & Bring to Training:  Soccer ball, water, shin guards, tennis shoes or soccer cleats.  Players should wear comfortable clothes for playing soccer.

Inclement Weather:  For game/training status during inclement weather please follow us on Twitter @elkhornsoccer, Facebook - or sign-up to receive text alerts at  Decisions will be made by 3:30pm on Monday’s and Wednesday’s and by 7 am on Saturday’s.

5U and 6U Parent Coaches’ Meeting:  All parent coaches should plan to attend the beginning of season coaches’ meeting held by the Hive Directors. Date/Time/Location TBD.

Cost: $135

Questions:  For questions regarding the 5U or 6U Hive Programs, please contact Emily Michaels at or Katie Vanderzwaag at or Andy Staberg at

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