Program Format MAY BE ADAPTED TO CONFORM WITH COVID-19 SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS AND WILL DEPEND ON CDC AND CITY GUIDELINES IN SEPTEMBER. ABSC is working to establish safety protocols for when we can reopen.
NOTE: You have the choice to make a non-refundable $50 deposit only at registration by selecting FLEXI PAY and your balance will be charged to your card on 9/1/2020
YOUR deposit covers player insurance and league registration and insurance costs only. ABSC absorbs all other administrative costs until we can be sure that the season can go ahead.
ABSC is a development club. At this age our players continue to work on developing their technical and tactical skills as well as teamwork and good sportsmanship. ABSC is dedicated to the health and well-being of our players. At this age we have a strict no header policy and we begin each practice with the FIFA-11+ warm-up to reduce injury.
- Fall Program games run Sept 7/8 to mid-Nov
- 2 practices per week (4-5:30pm and/or 5:30-7pm)
- Optional FREE Skills Clinics during the week with professional coaching staff
- Weekend game (either Saturday or Sunday)
- Games played on local Albany-Berkeley fields
- Teams of 10-12 players; games 7v7 or 8v8 (with goalie); 25 min halves with 10 min break
- Teams need a volunteer parent coach, assistant coach and team manager; ABSC can provide a paid trainer for coaching support
- Technical Staff provides on field support and age-appropriate standardized training curriculum
- First weeks of each season: ABSC trainer runs the required FIFA 11+ warm-up & assist the volunteer coaches with their practices
- Option of assigned trainer for entire season for an additional cost
- ABSC Lead Trainer supervises game days and youth referees officiate
- Participation in ABSC Labor Day World Cup 4v4 highly encouraged
- Pre-season New Parent meeting, Positive Coaching Alliance class and first aid class for parents
- Opening Day event with uniform pickup and free used gear table on August 24th
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