The Sporting Arkansas Pre-Academy Program is designed for boys and girls ages 5 and 6 with previous soccer experiences. This program prepares players for placement in the Sporting Arkansas Academy Program at age 7. This program can act as a stand alone program or as training enhancement to the parks and rec soccer experience.
The Pre-Academy is a 6-week program and training occurs 2 nights per week. Training typically starts after Labor Day and takes place at Sugar Creek Soccer Park. Training will focus on technical skills, tactical concepts, ball handling, and more. Players will participate in small-sided games.
The Pre-Academy is open to boys and girls ages 5 & 6 with previous soccer experience. Players will be selected for this program based on an evaluation that typically occurs in late summer and teams will be formed based on the number of players.