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).


Time and Location:  
- All 5U players: Monday's from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Location TBD)

- All 6U players: Wednesday's from 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Location TBD)

Training begins Monday, March 23rd (5U) and Wednesday, March 25th (6U). The last training session will be Monday, May 4th (5U) and Wednesday, May 6th (6U).

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 (Location TBD). Teams play one 4v4 game (no goalkeepers).  Games consist of two, 20 minute halves. 

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 - facebook.com/elkhornsoccerclub or sign-up to receive text alerts at www.elkhornsoccer.org.  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.

Questions:  For questions regarding the 5U or 6U Hive Programs, please contact Emily Michaels at emilymichaels@elkhornsoccer.org or Katie Vanderzwaag at katievanderzwaag@elkhornsoccer.org or Andy Staberg at coachstaberg.esc@gmail.com


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