The SC Wave Academy provides an opportunity for a higher level of competition and training for more serious player who has demonstrated the ability, skill development and committment to compete at a higher level.
Academy teams participate in a more competitive league, attend additional tournaments, train indoors during the winter and participate in indoor leagues.
The training focuses on the development in order to carry out the tactics needed to play select soccer. Individual ball skills, creativity, and love of the game will create exciting soccer players who can play on successful select teams at the highest levels.
The Academy will be under the supervision of the Academy Director. The coaches will be paid, experienced coaches who maintain a minimum "E" license.
Teams will be formed following player evaluations which will be done at the end of each season by the coaches. Skills evaluation clinics will be conducted at various times throughout the year allowing players new to the club to be evaluated by the club's age group Director or Certified Licensed Coach.
All attemps will be made to form teams made up of players equal in ability and skill level therefore may be realigned at the end of each seaon to keep players equal in abilty and skill development together.
Boys and girls age group U7-U8 will play 4v4 with no goalkeeper. Boys and girls age group U9-U10 will play 6v6 plus a goalkeeper.
Academy teams may play-up an age level in order to find the appropriate level of competition to encourage player and team development. In these cases the teams would be rostered to the age appropriate level.
Fall Season August - October. Spring Season April - May. Teams will play 6-8 league games each season and will participate in two tournaments per year.