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“YDA” Youth Development Academy

What is the CSA YDA you ask??    YDA stands for Youth development Academy. This is where younger players, normally under 8 can attend training sessions developed for the SAY or recreational level player.

Who can participate?? Anyone under 8 years old.

Great supplement to SAY or Rec leagues!  Professional training and skill development. Ages 4-8…

YDA Director – Doug Conway email

YDA Winter 2015 Information 

1. Wall2Wall- 846 Reading Road, Mason, OH 45040

2. Day/Time:  Friday’s Jan 9, 16, 23, 30 & February 13, 20 (No make-up date at this time) Time 6:05-7:00 pm

3. One training session each week during the listed season.

Total Cost is $55, less than $10 per session.

The purpose of the Academy is to familiarize and develop the game of soccer to 4 to 8 year old children. Our staff will train the children in a fun and challenging environment. All activities will enhance the technical and physiological development of each child. The children will be put into their developmental appropriate groups for peak learning. Part of each session will be based on several games and learning activities and always end in the game with scrimmages. Parents who are interested in coaching are encouraged to ask how they can become involved.

FIRST DAY
1. Each NEW player must have a copy of the CSA/YDA YDA Waiver.
2. Arrive 15-20 min early to complete player check in.

AGENDA for the first session

1. 5:45-6:00pm- Players and parents/spectators arrive.
2. 6:00-6:05pm – Players split into groups and go with Staff Coach.
3. 6:05-6:55pm.- Player sessions.
4. 7:00pm dismissal.

WHAT to wear

Each participant will receive a CSA YDA shirt. This needs to be worn at each Academy session once received.
Each participant to provide their own.
1. Shin guards. Appropriate size for player.
2. Soccer socks. Must wear on top of shin guards. Can be any color.
3. Shorts. Any color short to be worn.

WHAT TO BRING

1. Ball. Size 3 or 4 soccer ball. Name must be written on ball using a permanent marker.
2. Water bottle filled with water, name must be permanently written on bottle.


STAFF

1. YDA Director - Doug Conway
2. Other Academy Staff – Various CSA Staff members

Questions or for more information, email the YDA director Doug Conway.

 Youth Development Academy (YDA) Registration –  Click Here

YDA Spring 2015 Information 

1. Location: Phillips Park – 100 Rich Rd, Loveland, OH 45140

2. Day/Time:  Friday’s April… 6:30-7:30 pm

3. One hour training session each week during the season.

The purpose of the Academy is to familiarize and develop the game of soccer to 4 to 8 year old children. Our staff will train the children in a fun and challenging environment. All activities will enhance the technical and physiological development of each child. The children will be put into their developmental appropriate groups for peak learning. Part of each session will be based on several games and learning activities and always end in the game with scrimmages. Parents who are interested in coaching are encouraged to ask how they can become involved.

FIRST DAY
1. Each NEW player must have a copy of the CSA/YDA YDA Waiver.
2. Arrive 15-20 min early to complete player check in

AGENDA for the first session

1. 6:15-6:30pm- Players and parents/spectators arrive.
2. 6:30-6:35pm – Players split into groups and go with Staff Coach.
3. 6:35-7:30pm.- Player sessions.
4. 7:30pm dismissal

WHAT to wear

Each participant will receive a CSA YDA shirt. This needs to be worn at each Academy session.
Each participant to provide their own.
1. Shin guards. Appropriate size for player.
2. Soccer socks. Must wear on top of shin guards. Can be any color.
3. Shorts. Any color short to be worn.

WHAT TO BRING

1. Ball. Size 3 or 4 soccer ball. Name must be written on ball using a permanent marker.
2. Water bottle filled with water, name must be permanently written on bottle.
3. Bring a permanent marker the FIRST day to write name on shirt.

STAFF

1. YDA Director - Doug Conway
2. Other Academy Staff – Various CSA Staff members

Questions or for more information, email the YDA director Doug Conway.

YDA Fall 2015 Information 

1. Location: Phillips Park – 100 Rich Rd, Loveland, OH 45140

2. Day/Time:  Friday’s Aug… Time 6:30-7:30 pm

3. One hour training session each week during the season.

The purpose of the Academy is to familiarize and develop the game of soccer to 4 to 8 year old children. Our staff will train the children in a fun and challenging environment. All activities will enhance the technical and physiological development of each child. The children will be put into their developmental appropriate groups for peak learning. Part of each session will be based on several games and learning activities and always end in the game with scrimmages. Parents who are interested in coaching are encouraged to ask how they can become involved.

FIRST DAY
1. Each NEW player must have a copy of the CSA/YDA YDA Waiver.
2. Arrive 15-20 min early to complete player check in

AGENDA for the first session

1. 6:15-6:30pm- Players and parents/spectators arrive.
2. 6:30-6:35pm – Players split into groups and go with Staff Coach.
3. 6:35-7:30pm.- Player sessions.
4. 7:30pm dismissal of 4-8 year old’s and any others not playing on the U7 team.

WHAT to wear

Each participant will receive a CSA YDA shirt. This needs to be worn at each Academy session.
Each participant to provide their own.
1. Shin guards. Appropriate size for player.
2. Soccer socks. Must wear on top of shin guards. Can be any color.
3. Shorts. Any color short to be worn.

WHAT TO BRING

1. Ball. Size 3 or 4 soccer ball. Name must be written on ball using a permanent marker.
2. Water bottle filled with water, name must be permanently written on bottle.
3. Bring a permanent marker the FIRST day to write name on shirt.

STAFF

1. YDA Director - Doug Conway
2. Other Academy Staff – Various CSA Staff members

Questions or for more information, email the YDA director Doug Conway.

YDA Age Groups

YDA Starters: For the beginning or new player normally ages 3-4-5
What: This group will develop their “Core Motor” skills of a child and progress to basic soccer skills required to play the game.

YDA Minor Leaguers: For the third + season player normally ages 5-6
What: In this group players will continue with the child’s soccer development from the Mini program with the deployment of the core soccer skills required to become a master JR-Mite and also help identify players who may want to enter the CSA Under 8 select program from here.

YDA Major Leaguers: For the fourth + season or advanced youth player normally ages 6-8 and not on a YDA U7 select team.
What: This group will continue the mastery of core soccer skills and speeds up the development of the emerging athlete! This is where the training becomes the game and at game speed. More emphasis on the game and the teammate are introduced here. Identify players who may want to enter the CSA Under 8-9 select program from here.

Highlights of the YDA

  • All players will receive a CSA YDA t-shirt with registration.
  • No matter when your child starts to play we have the right path of learning that will enhance their development.
  • Professional coaching at training and games from CSA staff and select high level players.

What is a “Season”?
There are three seasons fall, winter & spring. Each season consists of individual learning sessions over a 5 to 6 week period.

When are the “Seasons” available?

Fall season- Mid/Late August- End of September/beginning of Oct
Winter Season-Late January – Early March
Spring Season- Mid April – end of May

What are the costs? 

  • Sign up for the six week season for only $55 (includes t-shirt)

Register by clicking here