Junior Program

PacNW places a high level of importance on the technical development of young players. Skills development at these ages is critical to future success, and consequently our priority in the junior program is specific skills development of each player that attends.

The U8 & U9 Junior Program serves as an experiential bridge between recreation and premier soccer skills and financial requirements, while providing players, parents, and guardians a proper introduction to a professional coaching culture.

The PacNW Junior program is available for girls and boys. Several options are available:

 

Junior Summer Classic Information

 

Year-Round ProgramSummer/Fall ProgramSummer Program

REGISTER

First Practice – May 21

Late May to end of August
Training 2x per week
3 tournament events
PAC – June 9 & 10
WPFC – July 28 & 29
Eastside in August
Summer break (approx. 3 weeks
off during the summer)

September to Mid-November
Training 2x per week
Fall league play (approx. 9 games)
Fall festival (late November)

Late November – Mid January
Break for Winter

Mid-January to Mid-April
Training 2x per week
Spring league play (6-7 games)
First Practice – May 21

Late May to end of August
Training 2x per week
3 tournament events
PAC – June 9 & 10
WPFC – July 28 & 29
Eastside in August
Summer break (approx. 3 weeks
off during the summer)

September to Mid-November
Training 2x per week
Fall league play (approx. 9 games)
Fall festival (late November)
First Practice: June 18,
5:15pm-6:30pm

Mid-June to end of July
Training 2x per week for
6 weeks (June 18-July 29)
Cost $850
(Includes $100 registration)
Additional Cost - $165 uniform
(one-time purchase to be
used for any part of the season)
Cost $600
(Includes $100 registration)
Additional Cost - $165 uniform
(one-time purchase to be
used for any part of the season)
Cost $100
(Registration fee waived for
Summer Program only)
Two PacNW cotton t-shirts
Year-Round Program Highlights:
Approx. 8.5 months of training
Approx. 30 total games
Summer/Winter technical training
3-5 tournament events
PacNW paid coaching staff
Fall Program Highlights:
Approx. 5 months of training
Approx. 20 total games
Summer technical training
2-3 tournament events
PacNW paid coaching staff
Summer Program Highlights:
5 weeks of training
1 tournament event
Lower commitment
PacNW paid coaching staff

PURPOSE

  • Address and meet the needs and demands for professional training at U8 – U9.
  • Create a high performance culture for liked minded players.
  • Meet the changing demands of the soccer landscape in WA.
  • Provide players and parents with opportunities for professional coaching.
  • Provide player development opportunities that are not currently on offer by the association or surrounding organizations.
  • Provide a road map for the overall development of the player on and off the field.
  • Increase participation within PacNW.
  • Increased retention of player in PacNW.
  • Increase brand awareness and appeal of PacNW.

GOALS

  • Increase technical competency and preparation in the following areas:
  • Balance, coordination and control.
  • Dribbling and ball control.
  • Skill development – Fakes and Moves.
  • Development of positive game behaviors – Creative, attacking players.

Upcoming Schedule of Events

  • Normal training times:
    • Week of June 18th & 25th: Mon & Wed, 5:15-6:30, Field #3, Starfire
    • Week of July 2nd: Club holiday, NO Practice
  • The second event in the summer series and the conclusion of the Summer Training Program, will be July 28th and July 29th, in Puyallup