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SSA Kennesaw Recreational Soccer

SSA Kennesaw Recreational Soccer


8U Soccer General Information

 

To view a chart to determine your child's age group, click HERE

For important season dates, please click on 'About Rec Soccer' on the menu bar above.

Shin guards are required
Size 3 soccer ball is required
For safety reasons, soccer cleats are mandatory - no baseball, softball, or football cleats allowed
Water bottle is recommended  


Overview

8U soccer continues to provide an exciting introduction to soccer in a friendly and non-competitive environment while consisting of a mixture of beginners and moderately experienced players. With this in mind, the program creates an enjoyable and challenging environment for players to develop their soccer skills and understanding of the game through reinforcing aspects of soccer coached in 6U and introducing players to more advanced aspects of soccer. Dribbling, shooting, passing, receiving, juggling and movement education, such as running, jumping, turning, balancing are incorporated into age appropriate soccer activities.

At this age group, players can choose to play in a coed division, or all girls division. Teams are led by a volunteer head coach that conducts practice with support from the Recreational Director. All 8U teams (coed or girls) practice for an hour and play regularly scheduled 5v5 (including goalkeepers) small sided-soccer games at the weekend.



Program Information

Program Length: 9-10 week non-competitive program
Division: 
Players placed in co-ed or girls division
Roster Size:
 up to 9
Ball Size: 3
Coaches: Volunteer Head Coach
Practice Sessions Per Week: 1 (plus the Saturday game)*
Practice Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
Practice Time: 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Practice Location: Big Shanty Park
Game Schedule: Saturday, either 10:00am or 11:00am or as determined by schedule*
Game Format: 5v5 (including GK)
Game Duration: 1 game, consisting of 4x12 minute quarters
Field Size: approx. 30 x 40 yards

                                                                                                                        
*Practice and game schedules are subject to effects of the weather and cannot be guaranteed. 
In the event of rain-outs, the club will look to ensure that a minimum of 8 game dates are played across the season. Make-up practices are subject to field and coach availability.  


Fee and Uniform Information

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Includes a player participation award at the end of the season



Contact

SSA Kennesaw Recreational
40 Whitlock Place, Suite 200
Marietta, Georgia 30064

Phone: 678-594-5041
Email: [email protected]

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