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Youth Academy

4v4 League - Fall 2016

Summer Instructional Academy - 2016

4v4 League - Fall 2016      (Open To All Players (Birth Years 2009, 2010, 2011)

Academy 4v4 League Registration

Fall 2016 Outdoor Season (Starts 9/6- Ends 10/28)

Mail $95 Player Fee To: 

Chicago Kickers
P.O. Box # 1103
Lake Villa, IL. 60046-1103

4v4 League Promotional Flyer

Location:  Lake Villa Soccer Complex, 24750 W Dering Ln., Lake Villa, IL 60046
Organized and lead by Youth Coordinator / Director of Coaching Dave Adkisson , Academy 4v4 League Director Mallorie LaFarge, Staff Coach Dennis Willms, Volunteer Coaches and High School Player  Assistants.  League emphasis and priority is developing individual skills.

Contact for more information.

Small Game Standards 2011 (u6) 2010 (u7) 2009 (u8)
Field Size (yards) 30x20 30x20 30x20
Lined Field , Goals-Nets-Stakes Provided Provided Provided
Number of Players 4v4 4v4 4v4
Team Bag, Balls, Cones, Shirts Provided Provided Provided
Goalkeepers No No No
Heading No No No
Ball Size 3 3 3
Goal Size (feet) 4x6 4x6 4x6
Offside No No No
Officials Instructor/Coach Instructor/Coach Instructor/Coach
Rules of The Game USYS u6-u8 (2016) USYS u6-u8 (2016) USYS u6-u8 (2016)
Weeks 8 8 8
Practice Per Week 1 1 1
Practice Time Per Day 60 Minutes Max. 60 Minutes Max. 70 Minutes Max.
Game Per Week 1 1 1
Game Playing Times (minutes) 4 periods x 8 minutes 4 periods x 8 minutes 3 periods x 15 minutes
Game Break Times (minutes) 5 minutes per period 5 minutes per period 5
Coaching Education Required US F-License (Online) US F-License (Online) US F-License (Online)
Concussion Education Required HEADS-UP (Online) HEADS-UP (Online) HEADS-UP (Online)
Background Checks Required Every 2 Years Every 2 Years Every 2 Years


Player Equipment Checklist
Ball Size 3 (u6-u8), 4 (u9-u12), 5 (u13 & older)
Shin Guards
Water Bottle (water or sports drink)
Athletic Wear (dress for the changing weather)
Soccer Shoes
Special Medicines, ID's, Situational Instructions

As a general rule, training sessions will be held in light to moderate rain providing no other in climate weather conditions are in force or expected - such as lightning, excessive wind or cold or water-logged fields.
Bad Weather Cancellations will be broadcast via Rained Out, make-up dates will be posted on this page.

Summer Instructional Academy 2016

Tuesdays & Thursdays (5:45-7:00 PM)
July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
Included in Player Fees for all u8-u14 Travel Players
Open to all Recreational Players Ages u8-u14
Download Registration Flyer

Location: Chicago Kickers Soccer Clubhouse fields
259 W. Grand Ave, Lake Villa, IL (on 132, 1 mile west of 83)

Summer Academy 2012

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