This program will be limited to 60 players; 30 boys and 30 girls. Players will train for 1 hour 2 nights a week in a pool format with a staff head coach and an apprentice coach assisting. There will be 7 event dates, 6 in-house at BB&T Park and 1 in Kernersville at Ivy Redmond vs. Greensboro’s Junior Discovery teams. Teams will play a variety of formats on game days including 2 v 2, 4 v 4, and 5 v 5.
Players will be formed into training pools and game day teams by coaching staff. All teams will have a player to coach ratio of 10:1 or lower. Training sessions will be fast paced, competitive, and fun, with full time staff always present. This program is designed to be a intermediate step between recreation and Junior Academy.
Tentative Fall 2018 Dates:
Fall training week of September 3rd through week of October 22nd.
6 in-house game dates September 15, 22, 29 and October 6, 13, 20.
1 festival date on October 27.
Entry Into Juniors Discovery
All interested U7/U8 (20012 &2011 Birth Year) players can register for Juniors Discovery evaluations. These evaluations will take place alongside the Junior Academy Evaluations. Players will be evaluated by staff and either be invited into the Juniors Discovery program or recommended to return into the recreation program. A U7 Player wanting to participate in the program must be exceptional. Players need to be committed to attending 2 nights a week of training and game days. Any player wishing to join the Juniors Discovery program after evaluations in May must contact Junior Academy Director Katherine Skarbek for more information.
Questions – please contact Juniors Discovery Director
Katherine Skarbek (firstname.lastname@example.org)