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2019 Fall Instructional and Developmental Soccer

 

 

Instructional Soccer
The instructional program emphasizes basic soccer skills- dribbling, passing, receiving, and shooting. The program also heavily emphasizes good sportsmanship in a fun environment. Teams are co-ed and players are placed in groups of 10-12 per team.

 

Age Groups
The Instructional program is open to boys and girls Pre-K (must be 4 by September 1, 2019) through kindergarten.

 

Grading
There is no grading or tryouts for instructional Soccer nor is there and preseason or postseason play. 
Schedule and Location
• Instructional Soccer sessions will run on Saturdays and will begin on September 14th. The season will run until late October/early november.
• All Sessions will take place at OBGC Park on field 4
• All sessions will follow this schedule: Pre-K 9:30am Kindergarten 11:00am
• Coaches will notify players with team information before Opening Day
• Please arrive at least 15 minutes early on Opening Day to locate your team and field space information. Volunteers will be available to help

Fee
The instructional fee is $115

 

Equipment
Each player must wear shin guards and bring a #3 ball and water to each session

 

Coaches
We are always looking for more coaches! If you enjoy working with and playing with children please consider volunteering. OBGC will be providing pre-season coach training TBD. Our coaches are the backbone to the OBGC programs. Their attitude and approach are what makes the difference in a child’s experience! If you are interested in coaching please sign up to coach on the OBGC website. All head and assistant coaches are required to pass a mandatory background check and to take an online NYSCA training in order to coach at OBGC.

 

Developmental Soccer (Rising Rangers Boys) (Rising Strikers Girls)


OBGC are once again welcoming families of 1st and 2nd grade Boys & Girls to register for the newly formed Developmental soccer program this upcoming season. The program will be set up and run as it always has done but the Club have given funds to improve and help the parent Volunteer coaches. (Volunteer coaches will be expected to run Sat games) Tuesday night training will be headed by Alan Pringle. Each team will be guaranteed a professional trainer every other week. Depending on the number of teams participating each volunteer coach should always plan on being present on Tuesday evenings. Alan will do his very best to make sure that every team has a “professional trainer” at least 50% of the Tuesday training sessions.

 

The developmental program emphasizes skill and technical development. 

 

Developmental soccer is for 1st and 2nd grade children
This is the next progression from the Instructional program and gives the base for players who enter either House or Select Soccer going into 3rd Grade.

 

Players are placed in groups of 10-12 players per team. 
Each team will have the usual parent volunteer Coach like in past years. 
Professional trainer work with each of the volunteer coaches (Volunteer coaches will be expected to run Sat games)
Games will be played in a 4v4 format.
 There is no preseason or postseason play.

 

Schedule and Location
First practice will begin in september.
Tues Practices will take place at OBGC Field #4
Girls  6:30-7:30pm
Boys  5:30-6:30pm

 

Equipment Needed

Each player must wear shin guards and bring a #3 ball and water to each session

Soccer cleats are not mandatory but are recommended

Developmental Soccer games will begin on September 14
Saturday games will take place at OBGC Field #3

Boys 9:00am-10:00am
Girls  10:30am-11:30am

 

Volunteer Coaches
We are always looking for more coaches! If you enjoy working with and playing with children please consider volunteering. If you are interested in coaching please sign up to coach on the OBGC website.

 

A Note about Registration
Due to a rapidly growing program and a limited number of fields and volunteer coaches, OBGC is forced to limit the number of players in each league and on each team. Please register as early as possible.
Questions regarding registration should be directed to obgcadm@obgc.com