SCCS Soccer Academy The School for Athletes with Advanced Academics. Expectations • Students must register for a full year of attendance with SCS. • Duration of program: – Girls: 5 months (September to January) – Boys: 5 months (February to June) • The day consists of – ½ in school instruction – ½ soccer instruction with academic subjects covered via Cyber School Our Philosophy • This program challenges the individual to play the game of soccer at a level required to compete at the provincial, collegiate, national and ultimately a professional level. • It is designed to promote life skills such as: – Time management – independence – organizational skills • The skills are reinforced through the holistic aspect of this program. • Our responsibility is to work with this philosophy to specifically challenge and develop the athletic ability of the student. Pursuing Athletic Excellence • The SCCS soccer academy’s goal is to develop a high performance training program geared towards excellence in the areas of: – Speed – Power – Coordination – Flexibility – Agility – aerobic endurance – aerobic power. Time Management Skills S M T W TH F S 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 • Throughout the training, the student will improve the following skills required to achieve his/her soccer goal : – time management – independence – organizational skills Junior Program • This program includes Grade 9-10 students. • The juniors will participate in soccer instruction during each morning (Monday – Friday). • All new students in the program will focus on technical development and game training situations. • Cyber School courses will be used to replace their morning classes. • Afternoon academic classes will be taken at the student’s face to face school. Senior Program • The Senior program includes Grade 11-12 students . • This program will take place during each afternoon (Monday – Friday) and is geared towards students who have completed the requirements of the junior program. • Cyber school courses will be used to fill a student’s schedule. • Morning classes will be followed at the student’s face to face school. Student Assistance • SCCS will assist students/athletes in their sports careers by: – Building relationships with post- secondary institutions – Supplying contacts with player profiles , stats and schedules. – Supplying videos to colleges requesting footage of individual players • The Program should not hinder a student’s ability to participate in other school sport activities. Types of Training • Training will be focused on each of these areas: – Goal setting – Visualization – Imagery – Leadership – Relaxation and activation – Self hypnosis – Focusing – Self awareness High Academic Achievements • The academy strives to develop soccer and life skills . • The academy endeavors to educate each student/athlete and their family about the potential of playing College or University soccer. • The academy will provide excellent online courses to fulfill curricular accreditation and aid in the achievement of a high school diploma. Admission Requirements 1. Students must be prepared to train in high intensity game pace situations and 2. Students must be be individually motivated to train on a regular basis throughout the 5 month program. 3. Students must obtain two letters of reference, one available from a coach and other from an academic teacher. 4. Students must have good academic standing 5. Students must maintain successful progress reports in all subjects 6. Students must demonstrate academic skills allowing for a minimum of 4 credit load during attendance in the academy. What you need to succeed… • Good academic record • Good Study habits • Independent Learning skills • Computer skills • Discipline, commitment and Dedication The soccer academy is… • A unique program striving to enhance the elite athlete while at the same time encouraging academic excellence. Wow, what a concept!! Let’s Promote… • Active living • Academic excellence • Athletic excellence • Global thinkers And most importantly…. Link our catholic faith into the sport of soccer. SCCS Soccer Academy Let’s do it!!!!!
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