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Non-Travel Academy (Ages 4-8)

Winter 2017/18 La Forza Youth Academy Development League

The La Forza Youth Academy is a preparation program for players who intend to move on to travel soccer when they become old enough. It will be led by our licensed, experienced, and professional soccer coaches.  Players will receive soccer training and play games locally, without the travel and financial commitments of travel soccer. Practice during the week will be about focusing on foot skills, passing/receiving and shooting. Games will be held on Saturday mornings. Emphasis will be on fun, sportsmanship, and finding a “love for the Beautiful Game”.

Who: Boys & Girls ages 4-8

Where:  Practices are held from 5:00 - 6:00 pm on Monday's and games are held on Saturdays from 10:00 - 11:00 am at Sports Lab (14261 Torrey Rd. Fenton, MI 48430)

When: Monday January 22nd - Saturday March 10th 2018

Cost:  $120

  • No previous soccer experience is necessary
  • Non-competitive atmosphere
  • Players will receive soccer training from licensed, experienced, positive coaches
  • There is no travel or large financial commitment
  • Bring water, shin guards, and a size 3 ball
  • Any questions – email 

Register today this class will fill

About the Youth Academy Coaches

Josh Hockin has played soccer at Saginaw Valley State University. Josh has over 10+ years coaching experience and 20+years playing experience. He has coached at the Select, Premier, Director Academy, NSCAA Division 1 High School Level and excels at working with younger players. Josh has a Bachelors Degree in Education and is currently working as a full time soccer coach and holds an NSCAA National License and USSF License.

Mike Gilmour has been working as a full time soccer coach for over 15 years and has been playing the game for over 30 years. Mike has coaching experience at the Select, Directors Academy, Midwest Regional League, Michigan State Premier Program and NSCAA Division 1 High School level. Mike has helped place over 20 players in College programs in the previous two years. Mike holds an NSCAA Advanced Coaching License and has a Bachelors Degree in Education.


Your next step to take your game to the next level is to play on a La Forza travel team.  Try-outs are June 16th, 2018 at Lake Fenton High School for boys & girls ages 7- 19.