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Upcoming Challenge Program Dates - Fall 2020

SVU Challenge Program - Important Dates

  • Tue/Wed, Aug 25/26 - Challenge Classroom Sessions
  • Tue/Wed, Sep 8/9 - Challenge On Field Training
  • Sat, Sep 12 - Challenge Matches - First Match - Day 1
  • Sat, Oct 31  - Challenge Matches - Final Match - Day 8
 Contact the SVU Support Team with Questions:  [email protected]

Challenge Program Summary

Challenge Curriculum

  • Technical Development: Ball Mastery, Receiving, Passing, Striking the Ball, Shooting, Crossing & Finishing
  • Individual/Small-Group Tactics, Principles of Attacking & Defending
  • System Development, Positional/Functional Development, Phase-of-Play Training 

Challenge Matches

  • Match Formats: 4v4/5v5 (w/ Gk), 7v7 (w/ Gk)
  • Age Groups: Coed U7/U8, Boys U9/U10, Girls U9/U10
  • 1 Match per week (1 hour in duration)
  • Optional Recreation-level Tournament

Challenge Coaching Model

  • Volunteer/ Parent Coaches via Application Process
  • SVU Staff Support at ALL Trainings and Matches

Challenge - u7-u10 Age Groups

SVU Challenge Program - U7/U8 and U9/U10 Age Groups 
The Challenge program is designed for players who are Advanced and/or have potential future interest in Travel Soccer. Challenge is more structured and instructional than the regular recreation program. With no tryouts, parents/ players are free to determine whether Challenge is right for them based on player athleticism, soccer experience, and potential interest in travel soccer.  Players/teams will have 1 training and 1 match each week.  All training and match sessions are run by SVU Staff with the assistance of volunteer/ parent coaches.

Registration is limited to 112 Players, 10 Head Coaches

2016-2020 UNIFORMS

Challenge (U7-U10)



Match Day Uniform (White Jersey for Home Team / Blue Jersey for Away Team)

NEW for Challenge in 2020-21

NEW for the Training Environment
- Assigned Team Rosters for Training
- Team Rosters of Balanced Level

NEW for the Match Environment
- Consistent Team Rosters from Training to Matches
- Referees for Matches
- End of Season Play-Off Structure for Matches
- CCL Club-to-Club ScrimmageFest opportunities

Plus Same Great Coaching Structure
- All Activities under the Direct Supervision of Tom Mitch, SVU Grassroots/Recreation Coordinator
- SVU Staff Leadership at All Training & Matches
- Dedicated Volunteer Coach for each Team
- 10-Week Program
- Pre-Season Classroom Sessions
- Pre-Season Coaching Education
- Curriculum-Based Training Objectives
- Curriculum-Based Match Objectives

PROGRAM COST

2020-21 Challenge Fees

  • 10-Week Team Program (Team Training & Matches) - $145 
  • SAVE $10 with Early Registration Discount!
  • Uniform - $60

How to Register

The following information will provide you with step-by-step guidelines for creating an account on our website and for registering for a program. Click the links below to view the guides.

New to SVU?

Already have an account?

If you have further questions, email SVU Support Staff at [email protected].

Uniform Pick-Up

Uniforms can be picked up at the following times:

  • SVU Appreciation Day at Dick's Sporting Goods
  • First Day of Practice
  • First Match Day at Smithland Fields
  • By Appointment at the SVU Office, Horizons Edge Sports Campus 
SVU Appreciation Day at Dick's Coupon 20% OFF

Ongoing Savings at Dick's Sporting Good

Challenge Coach Applicants

  • Register to Coach by selecting your preferred Volunteer Role in your SVU account.
  • Complete the Challenge Coaching Application to tell us more about your Soccer Background.
  • Complete the required Trusted Employee background check.
  • Complete the required volunteer SAPT training.

We very much look forward to your involvement!

Contact

Shenandoah Valley United (SVU Soccer)
325 Cornerstone Lane, Horizons Edge Sports Campus
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802

Phone: 540-383-6341
Email: [email protected]

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