This program is for children born in 2009 (9U) and 2008 (10U). Teams are formed based on school attending and parent requests for coaches or teammates. The 9/10 Hive Directors, professional staff and volunteer coaches will conduct two training sessions a week. The 9/10 Hive Directors will provide volunteer coaches with assistance in designing training sessions and following the club curriculum. Teams play one 7v7 game (six field players and a goalkeeper) each weekend. Games consist of two (2), 25 minute halves.
9U/10U players and teams also have the option to play in an in-house futsal league during the winter season. All players 9U/10U players are also given the option to participate in the Coerver® Center of Excellence in addition to the Hive programming. All CoE sessions are conducted by club coaches who have been trained in the Coerver® Coaching Method. CoE sessions will be held on Sunday afternoons.
NEW ESC Hive Friendlies Tournament: All 9U/10U teams will play in the ESC Hive Friendlies tournament August 25th - 27th at JPM. The cost of this event is already included in registration fees.
Hive + (Plus)
Hive + is designed to provide a more challenging training environment for players who have consistently demonstrated exceptional talent and potential. Coaches and club directors will recommend players for Hive + training. Selected players will participate in a minimum of four training sessions per season with professional coaches and may attend a local tournament.
Location: Practices are held at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park. All games are held at James P. McNeil Soccer Complex (JPM).
9U teams will tentatively practice Monday and Wednesday, Girls 5:30-6:30pm, Boys 6:45-7:45pm at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park.
10U teams will tentatively practice Tuesday and Thursday, Girls 5:30-6:30pm, Boys 6:45-7:45pm at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park.
Training begins the week of August 14th.
ESC Hive Friendlies Tournament August 25th-27th (all ESC teams will participate and cost is included in registration fees).
In-house games begin Saturday, September 9th at JPM and finish Saturday, October 14.
Make-up games (if necessary) will be held Saturday, October 21.
TRAINING SCHEDULE & MAP
GAME SCHEDULE & MAP