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Development Center

VYS Development Center

Is your House (recreation) player seeking more challenge and increased competition?

If "yes", then the VYS Development Center is the right place for your player.

The VYS Development Center is recommended for all House (recreation) players U6 - U9 (ages 5-8) who desire additional training, competition and the opportunity to train with a professional coach.

The Development Center model puts players’ development first with the focus and attention on the finer detail. Development Center values individual development, teaching the game and player performance more than winning. Each session will test and push the players technically, socially, physically, and cognitively.

Weekly training sessions are provided for U6-U9 age groups. U8-U9 players will also participate in 4 games near the end of the program against other club teams and among each other.

View the Development Center Slideshow for more information about the Spring program.

Questions about the Development Center? Contact the Director of House Programs, Stephen Bird at stephen.bird@vys.org.

2019 Spring Season Schedule

Age Group Dates/Times Cost

2012-13 CoEd (U5-U6)

Start Date: April 5, 2019 

Fridays @ Oak Marr #2

5:00PM - 6:00PM

$120

 

2010-11 Girls (U7-U8)

Start Date: April 5, 2019

Fridays @ Oak Marr #2

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Saturdays @ Oak Marr #2

5:00PM - 6:00PM

$180

 

2010-11 Boys (U7-U8)

Start Date: April 5, 2019

Fridays @ Oak Marr #2

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Saturdays @ Oak Marr #2

6:00PM - 7:00PM

$180

 

2012 - 2013 CoEd Program 

  • Warm-up: Fun games used to develop social skills and team work, ball work, movement related to the session theme
  • Physical Development: Fun games to develop balance, strength, speed, agility, coordination, reaction, jumping, running
  • Technical Development: Repetition of technique, multiple decisions, left and right foot
  • Small Sided Games: Repetition of technique, allow for imagination and creativity
  • Match: FUN, Encourage imagination and creativity

2010 - 2011 Boys & Girls Program 

Trainings on Fridays. Games on Saturdays. Games will not conflict with House games.

Training Format

  • Warm-up: Fun games used to develop social skills and team work, ball work, movement related to the session theme
  • Physical Development: Fun games to develop balance, strength, speed, agility, coordination, reaction, jumping, running
  • Technical Development: Repetition of technique, multiple decisions, left and right foot
  • Small Sided Games: Repetition of technique, allow for imagination and creativity
  • Match: FUN, Encourage imagination and creativity

Game Format

  • Academy games: Academy games are designed to maximize
    • Games are COMPETITIVE – No scores or league tables are kept
    • Every player plays a minimum of 50% (mandatory).
    • Every game will have a theme that relates to the curriculum and what the players have been working on in training.
    • Teams will be formed differently each week based on player performance and development. 
  • Club vs. Club:
    • Games are COMPETITIVE – No scores or league tables are kept
    • Every player plays a minimum of 50% (mandatory).

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Contact Us

Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Address: 311 Maple Ave West Unit D, Vienna VA 22180

|  703-242-3828 |

Questions@vys.org

 

Mission Statement

To provide the opportunity for children of all abilities living in and near Vienna to be involved in a high-quality soccer experience.