Typically, we field teams in the following brackets:
Introductory Teams (U8) train 2-3 times per week and participate in selected SAAC Festivals. Game format is 4v4, no GK.
Primary & Junior Development Teams (U9-U13) train 3 times per week and compete on weekends in the Inter Academy League (IAL). In addition, travel to selected approved tournaments is required.
Game format is 7v7 and 9v9, incl GK.
Senior Development & Showcase Teams (U14/15/16) train 3-4 times per week and compete on weekends in the Inter Academy League (IAL).
In addition, travel to selected approved tournaments is required.
Training takes place year-round.
Test games (friendlies) are played January to April.
Inter Academy Competition starts in May and ends in October. Some travel is required.
Fall friendlies are played October / November.
December and long weekends are rest & recovery periods.
All academy team players receive a full Adidas player kit, consisting of:
2 Jerseys (home & away)
1 Pair Shorts
1 Track Suit
2 Pairs of socks
1 Training Jersey
1 Backpack/Gear bag
Free admission to one camp (mandatory)
Free admission to Year End Banquet
The overall cost per player depends on age group and program associated expenditures such as excursions, showcase tours, camps and extra apparel