Springfield Area Soccer Association (SASA) Youth Academy
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE YOUTH ACADEMY
Starting Training (Wednesdays ) September 5th
Games (Saturdays) September 8th
7 WEEKS. PRACTICE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND GAMES SAT.
$100 FOR FALL - $100 FOR SPRING
SASA’s Youth Academy is for children from age 3 to 8. Our Youth Academy program emphasizes fun and touching the soccer ball and yes, FUN.
The program consist of two nights of activities, one night will be focused on training while the second night will be for games to show off those new skills.
Training and games are located at our SASA complex & there is no traveling. For kids younger than 6, emphasis is placed on basic individual skills and fun. For players 7 and 8 not ready to go to the competitive teams, players are taught soccer fundamentals in an atmosphere of fun.
SASA would like to welcome Tucker Mathieson to SASA Spirits Soccer Club. Tucker will be Director of Youth Academy and our SASA Spirit Jr Boys and Girls programs. SASA Youth Academy has grown to be a top environment for player development between the ages of 3-8 years old in Springfield Area. Many of the players in the SASA Youth Academy graduate to the SASA Spirit competitive program. SASA Spirits JRS has been a highly successful program, as a pathway between Youth Academy and SASA Spirits travel program. SASA Spirits JRs include high level training by professional coaches in a competitive small sided environment that includes league/tournaments.
Tucker will start his positions August 1st, 2018. Tucker Mathieson From Decatur Illinois. Playing History: Midstate Soccer club. Warrrensburg Latham High School. Millikin University. 4 year starter. 3 year captain. Graduated from Millikin University with a degree in Mathematics Education.
Coaching: 6+ years of club coaching experience in ages from 4 to 18+. USSF D License. Assistant Men's Soccer Coach at Millikin University in 2017-2018. Currently the Assistant Men's Soccer Coach at University of Illinois Springfield.