U9-U10 Academy

Academy 2012-2011 Players (U9-U10)

Player assessments for the 2020-2021 season took place on July 17th and 18th. There are still spaces available for those who missed the assessment. Please contact Competitive Coordinator Mary Henderson.


PROGRAM

  • Prepares and teaches 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 the National and Regional leagues offered in Minnesota's Twin Cities Soccer League (TCSL), winter league/events, and local tournaments (U10 will travel for out-of-state tournaments)
  • Train in the Academy Pool (20-24 players) and individual teams
  • Coached by Tonka United professional coaches and parent volunteer coaches
  • Player Development Curriculum provided, with oversight of Age Group Director
  • Teams are formed evenly at U9, and tiered as Academy 1 and 2 at U10

CALENDAR

Fall Season (mid-August - October) Winter Training (November-March) Spring Season (April - mid-July)  Tournaments
  • 2 weeknight practices
  • 1-2 weekend games in metro area
  • 1-2 weekly practices
  • 3-4 practices/games throughout the week/weekend in metro area
  • 3-4 throughout fall and summer seasons
  • 1 will be the Tonka Splash
  • U10 will play 1-2 out-of-state

MULTI-SPORT PLAYER EXPECTATIONS

 Fall  Winter  Summer

Soccer practices and games come before other sports. It needs to be the main priority. If conflicts do arise, please talk to your coaches. 

If you have a game or practice for your winter sport that conflicts with soccer, your winter sport takes precedent. 

Soccer practices and games come before other sports. It needs to the main priority. If conflicts do arise, please talk to your coaches.