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Virginia Skyline Soccer

Official D.C. United Affiliate - Serving Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

ACADEMY LITE TRAVEL SOCCER: AGES U8 - U18



The Virginia Skyline Soccer Academy Lite Program offers full teams as well as individuals access to multiple levels of league play while reducing time commitment and cost compared to our traditional Academy Travel program.  Academy Lite Travel teams train one to two times per week and play games typically on Sundays.

Volunteer coaches can develop their own teams while having access to our club structure and support. Individual players interested can tryout and be placed on an existing Academy Lite Team.

Program Highlights:
- 6 month developmental and identification program for age groups U8 to U18 – Boys and Girls.
- Guaranteed access to Beach Premier Cup Tournament 
- Volunteer coaches with oversight and support from technical staff 
- Access and opportunity to guest play with Full Year Academy teams where developmentally appropriate
- Team based appropriate match schedule and program
- Practice locations held centrally in the Rockingham County and Harrisonburg area.
- Clear player pathway from youth to professional. Virginia Skyline Soccer is an Official Affiliate of D.C. United.

Club Pathway

FORMAT AND CURRICULUM

The Virginia Skyline Soccer Academy Lite program competes during the fall and spring seasons. Players will be organized into teams of 11 to 12 players for ages U8-U12 for 8v8 and 9v9 play. Players ages U13-U19 will be organized into teams of 15 to 18 players per team for 11v11 play. 

After teams are formed, teams will participate in the following:

Primary:

Fall Season August  3 - December 2
One to two training sessions per week
Volunteer coaches with oversight from technical staff 
League Play in USYS National League through EDP or local league play through VSLI or TASL.

Spring February 28 - May 19
One to two training sessions per week
Volunteer coaches with oversight from technical staff 
League Play in USYS National League through EDP or local league play through VSLI or TASL.

Optional: 

Tournaments
* Optional - Access to Beach Premier Cup on the weekend of August 15 

Winter Academy December 1 - January 28
* Optional Futsal training program (December - February) (Additional Cost)
* Optional 3 Week Elite Camp Series (January 10 - 28) (Additional Cost)

Tryouts

We are now accepting team inquiries for the 2021-2022 season. 

Tryout Schedule 2021-2022 Season
Location:

NOTE: You do not have to attend all tryout dates. We recommend doing as many as you can for maximum exposure!

U8-U14 Boys
Birth Yrs '13,12,11,10,09, 08
April 26, 27, 29 May 3, 4, 6
6pm-7:30pm

U8-U13 Girls
Birth Yrs '13,12,11,10,09
April 26, 27, 29 May 3, 4, 6
6pm-7:30pm

U14-U18 Girls
Birth Yrs 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03,02
April 26, 27, 29 May 3, 4, 6
6-7:30pm

U15-U18 Boys
Birth Yrs 07, 06, 05, 04, 03,02
April 26, 27, 29 May 3, 4, 6
7:30-9pm

Tryout Fee: Free



Try us out by attending a training session or register for our posted dates.



Registration and Fees

Inclusive Program Cost – Club Membership

2021-2022 Fees

15-May

June 15 to September

Age

Member Deposit

Monthly Payment Plan

Total

U8-U15

$150

$87.50

$500

U16-U19 Fall Only

$150

$50

$350


The U16 to U19 Teams specifically Coached by Simon Timbrell offers a 6 month season, professional coaching, additional training and game opportunities.  Access to Club Hosted Virginia Premier Cup – Free entry (No Cash Value if canceled for reasons beyond club control)

The cost is as follows: 

2021-2022 Fees

15-May

June 15 to December 15

Age

Member Deposit

Monthly Payment Plan

Total

U16-U19

$250

$87.71

$850



Non Inclusive Costs – Team and Player Expenses:
- Uniforms ordered separately through soccer.com. The club operates on a two year cycle. 
- Coaches travel expenses greater than 150 miles. Per Diem + Hotels to be paid by team

Uniforms

Academy Lite Uniforms are ordered through Soccer.com. The uniform kit includes:

- Two numbered game jerseys
- One short
- One pair of socks

Uniforms run on a two year cycle and are not included in the program fees. Returning players may wear the same kit from the previous fall or spring season within the same two year cycle. 

New players will receive an email after tryouts conclude and the player is assigned to a team with instructions once all players have picked(or assigned) their numbers and Soccer.com is ready to accept orders. 

Facilities

Primary Options
Rockingham Park at the Crossroads (2) Bermuda fields

Alternate Options
-JMU two (2) lighted artificial turf field.
- EMU one (1) lighted artificial turf field and three (3) grass fields.
- Smithland Fields four (4) grass fields.

Academy Lite

 


Official Soccer Affiliate of D.C. United

COVID-19 Refund Policy:

If a future COVID-19 outbreak causes our club to fully cancel the Fall 2020 season before Fall activities begin on August 1, 2020 we will provide a FULL (100%) refund for previously paid 2020/2021 deposits and installments.

In the event that COVID-19 has a second wave after August 1, 2020 and we are caused to fully cancel a portion of the Fall 2020 season we will issue a prorated refund and/or issue a credit for the spring.

Overview                                   
Virginia Skyline Soccer offers a condensed travel soccer developmental and identification program for the age groups U9 to U18, Boys and Girls in Shenandoah Valley. 

Program Highlights:
- Official Soccer Affiliate of D.C. United
- Official Member club of the Major League Development Association (MLDA)
- Regional and local league play
- Licensed coaches

MLDA 2019 - 2020 Player Highlights:
2020 – Former player, Samuel Jones, Earns First US U17 National Team Cap (Appearance) – Current Philadelphia Union Academy Player of MLS
2020 – Robbie Dambrot and Shane Wiedt Signed with Loudoun United of USL Champinship
2020 – Robbie Dambrot and Shane Wiedt called up to start for  D.C. United and earned starting 11 roster spot with Wayne Rooney
2020 – ODP Player Selections – National and Regional Pool
2020 – Division I, II, III college soccer selections
 
Program Details:

Fall and Spring
- 2 training sessions per week
- Local league play 

Winter
- Recommended/Optional Futsal training program (Fee not included)

Summer
- Recommended/Optional Summer Academy Pro Experience (Fee not included)

Tournaments
- Entry to Virginia Beach Trident Cup
 
Holiday and Planned Breaks
- The Academy Lite program offers fall and spring league play with scheduled breaks around public school calendars, holidays, developmental soccer breaks and end of the season play. Our planned breaks are distributed by the club to each team in August.
- High School age players will continue to train and have a competitive calendar in the spring built around the highs school season. We encourage our players to play high school soccer if they are interested.

Program Facilities:
Primary Options
- Smithland Fields four (4) grass fields.

Alternate Options
- JMU two (2) lighted artificial turf field.
- EMU one (1) lighted artificial turf field and three (3) grass fields

Inclusive Program Cost – Club Membership:
Fall and Spring JulyAugust 1 - January 1 
 Age Member Deposit Monthly Payment Plan Total
 U9-U19 $150 $116.66 $850

Non Inclusive Costs – Team and Player Expenses:

- Uniforms ordered separately through soccer.com. The club operates on a two year cycle.
- Coaches travel expenses greater than 150 miles. Per Diem + Hotels to be paid by team
- Additional tournaments beyond the included Club Membership tournament

Contact Us

Virginia Skyline Soccer - Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg, Rockingham County

Shenandoah Valley / Harrisonburg VA 
   

Email: [email protected]

Virginia Skyline Soccer - Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg, Rockingham County

Shenandoah Valley / Harrisonburg VA 
   

Email: [email protected]
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