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Soccer Academy

Heart of the City's Soccer Academy is a developmental recreation program for youth ages 4-14 to learn the basics of soccer! Soccer Academy (U7-U14) and Adventure Academy (U5-U6) emphasize having fun in a positive, educational environment.

Program Features:

  • Emphasis on player development
  • Each week focuses on a specific topic: ball mastery, 1v1 attacking & defending, shooting, etc.
  • Emphasis on learning social-emotional skills:
    • teamwork, communication, decision-making
  • Age-appropriate curriculum
  • Supportive, trained coaches
  • Quality facilities
  • Affordable fees

What age division is my child in?

Soccer Academy is led by our Recreation Supervisor with support from our professional coaches and HOTC Elite athletes.

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Questions about Soccer Academy? Contact Academy Supervisor, Va Shon Watkins, at 224-637-3507; vashon@hotcsoccer.org