Wave Academy program
This 6U-8U program is the bridge and foundation to the WSC Competitive program and is open to all skill levels. Wave Academy players partner with our coaches to increase their knowledge of the game, learn player positioning and gain a lifetime love of the sport. Whether you are new to the game or not, our highly qualified staff will teach the technical and tactical side of the game. Players move on to Wave competitive program after Wave Academy graduation.
What can you expect from the program?
Our eight-week program, is led by our Wave Academy professional staff, where players are challenged through a dynamic, age-appropriate curriculum. Training sessions focus on ball mastery, movement patterns, and more! Our approach allows each player to have a ball at their feet to maximize the touches on the ball and while increasing each player’s overall comfort level.
Why should you register for the Wave Academy program?
Our goal is to develop skillful players in a fun and competitive environment. Players will be challenged to problem solve, improvise and make decisions in training and game formats. We want players to play without fear of failure and show individual creativity! #WaveWay
WHAT WILL PLAYERS GET?
Gain a love for the game
Develop their abilities on the ball
Gain greater confidence
Competitive games against opponents
Wave Academy uniforms
Spring season | May 1st - June 21st
Fall season | August - October
Winter skills training | January - March
Come Experience the Wave Difference!!
WAVE ACADEMY SPRING SEASON
Wave Academy is the bridge program and foundation to the WSC Competitive program and is open to all skill levels. Our goal is for these young players to become confident with their overall ability to handle the ball which will help to prepare them for competitive play starting at 9U.
2023 Wave Academy Spring Registration
Season Starts May 1st and ends June 21st.
Cost: $125 (8-week program- skip Memorial Day, May 29th)
5:30PM - 6:30PM | Practice Night
6:30PM - 7:30PM | Practice Night
5:30PM - 7:30PM | Game Night
6:30PM - 7:30PM | Game Night
All Wave Academy sessions will be held at an Eagan field. Exact location TBD.
Introduction to competitive soccer with TCSL Fives Tournaments: May 21st and June 11th (additional fee of $20 to participate in tournament team)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Who finds the professional trainers/coaches?
A: Our Wave SC Director of Coaching will coordinate the trainers/coaches for the sessions that each Academy player will receive. These trainers/coaches will have experience in training 6U-8U players and will focus on creating a fun environment for the kids to develop their skills and understanding of soccer.
Q: What happens after the fall season?
A: Players can participate in the Wave Academy Winter Session and then the Wave Academy Spring season and are encouraged to tryout for Competitive in July if your child meets the age requirements (at 8U/9U).
Q: Is there a Wave Academy program in both the Fall & Spring?
Q: As there are no tryouts for Wave Academy, how do you keep the teams balanced?
A: Wave Academy players will all be together for the weekly training session and will be divided up on assigned teams for the weekly games. We do our best to balance the different age groups among the teams.
Q: What does the registration fee include?
A: The registration fee includes uniforms (one practice shirt and one game day shirt), equipment, fields, use of PlayMetrics scheduling app, and paid trainers and staff.
Q: What is the time commitment?
A: One 1-hour training session and one 1-hour game per week.