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Junior Nationals

do you want your child to learn & play soccer?

Junior Nationals is a recreational soccer program designed for youth ages 4-8 to learn, develop and apply their soccer skills.  Our training program focuses on teaching the fundamentals of soccer by giving players lots of opportunities to dribble, pass and shoot the ball. 

Each session is designed to improve your child's technical ability and confidence with the ball and is led by experienced, professional soccer trainers who are passionate about player development.  Our coaches focus on creating fun, energetic environments that provide technical repetition with the ball at the player’s feet. 

At Junior Nationals, we create a fun atmosphere of learning where your child can develop and grow to love the beautiful game of soccer!  #JuniorNationals, #LearnDevelopPlay!


come prepared!

Please be sure that your soccer player is wearing athletic clothing, soccer or tennis shoes, and shin guards. 

Also, please bring a soccer ball and water bottle.

questions?

See the "Frequently Asked Questions" section below on this page.  If you have other questions, please contact the Jr Nationals Program Director.

program director

Kyle Grew

Kyle.Grew@NationalsSoccer.com
989-890-7096

frequently asked questions

WHAT TYPES OF TRAINERS ARE USED FOR THESE PROGRAMS?

These programs are led by professional soccer trainers that have experience in teaching the fundamentals of soccer.  Not only are they skilled in communicating soccer technique, they create a fun, welcoming environment where learning can take place.


how are payments made for these programs?

These programs are to be paid with debit/credit card or electronic check via our SportsEngine website.  There is a registration link on each location's page in the Junior Nationals section of the website.


WHAT DOES MY CHILD NEED TO WEAR AND BRING WITH THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE PROGRAMS?

  • Each player should wear athletic attire, such as shorts and a t-shirt for warmer days and sweats for cooler days.  
  • Shin guards and cleats are highly encouraged for players ages 6 and up.  Younger players may wear traditional gym shoes.
  • Players should bring a soccer ball.  Any size will do, but ideally a size 3 for ages 3-7 and a size 4 for ages 8-12.
  • Most importantly!  Please bring plenty of water for your soccer player(s) to stay hydrated!

WHO DO I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?

Contact the Program Director listed on the Junior Nationals page for your location of interest.


WHAT HAPPENS IN THE FALL WITH RESPECT TO THE LOSS OF DAY LIGHT?

If necessary, the last two weeks will be moved up. The different start time will be communicated by email or you may contact the local Program Director. 


WHO DO I CONTACT IF I FEEL MY CHILD IS READY FOR TRAVEL/SELECT SOCCER?

Contact the local Jr Nationals Program Director who will connect you with the Nationals coach assigned to the travel/select team.