U15-U19 Academy

Academy 2006-2002 (U15-U19)

Player assessments for the 2020-2021 season took place in July 2020. There are still spaces available for those who missed the tryout. Please contact Competitive Coordinator Mary Henderson.


SEASON PLANS

  • Prepare and teach players how to train and play at the highest levels in Minnesota
  • Academy program requires a higher level of time and financial commitment
  • Compete in TCSL National/Regional level or MYSA Premier/C1 and regional and local tournaments, including Presidents Cup and selected college showcases
  • Utilization of Tonka United's College Advisory Program
  • Performance Strength Training (winter)
  • Teams tiered as Premier, Academy 1 and Academy 2 (depending of level and number of teams created)
  • Coached by Tonka United Professional Head Coaches
  • Player Development Curriculum and meso-cycle training plan provided, with oversight of Age Group Director
  • Individual Player Development Plans provided
  • Emphasis on developing players through challenging game-like situations that demand good possession habits

 


MULTI-SPORT PLAYER EXPECTATIONS

Fall: Soccer practices and games come before other sports. It needs to be the main priority. If conflicts do arise, please talk to your coaches. 
Winter: If you have a game or practice for your winter sport that conflicts with soccer, your winter sport takes precedent. 
Spring/Summer: Soccer practices and games come before other sports. It needs to the main priority. If conflicts do arise, please talk to your coaches.