Pre K Academy


Programs. In the fall of 2004, Irvington AYSO began to offer player clinics and Academies to players in the U-8 and younger divisions who are especially interested in soccer and want to improve their soccer skills in small-group sessions with an expert coach. Older players (U-10 and up) can do this in the context of the Extra program, so our clinics and Academies were designed for younger players. Currently, we are offering a Pre-K clinic.

Coaching. Coaching will be provided by our PDO, Ian Goodchild, who works with the New York Red Bull (formerly MetroStars) Player Development Program. Ian's emphasis will be on developing individual player skills using fun, age-appropriate games and drills.

Schedule. The Pre-K clinic meets on Sunday, 10:00 to 11:00, and, if there are enough players, in a second session on Sunday, 11:00-12:00.

Location. All sessions will be held at the Dows Lane South field (the little field south of Dows Lane Lower field).

Dates. The first sessions will be held on Sunday April 9th and will run to Sunday 18 June.

Registration. All players must register by following the appropriate link below.  The Pre-K clinic is open only to Pre-K players with birthdates between August 1, 2000 and July 31, 2001. For insurance reasons, we cannot accept any players with birthdates after July 31, 2001. The cost for the Pre-K program is $65, which includes the $15 AYSO registration fee.

Cancellation policy and wait-list. We will enroll players for each session on a first-come, first-served basis. All others will be placed on a wait-list.

Equipment. All players must wear shinguards, shorts (or sweatpants in cold weather), and cleats or suitable sneakers.

To register, follow the appropriate link below:

Click here to Register for Pre K Clinic!