Our Futures Academy Programs for ages three to eight will be your player’s first introduction into structured soccer. Our certified coaches meet your player where they are at and work to progress their fundamental skills and ball mastery, including moves to evade and deceive their opponent. Meeting twice a week ensures that the repetition of learning becomes a habit for success.
Futures Academy is broken into three groups: Futures Jr. (3-4 year olds), Futures Academy (5-6 year olds), and Futures 2 (6-8 year olds). Upon completion of the Futures Academy experience, players will be ready to move to any 7v7 format league. Whether you choose recreational, select or premier level play, your player will be a standout!
Developing skills through lots of imaginative game play. The 30-minute session twice a week will help your three- or 4-year-old develop a passion for coming to the pitch to play games, have fun and meet other players wanting to do the same thing. It is a great time for moms and dads to have fun on the field helping to execute an age-appropriate curriculum.
|Auburn Game Farm Park||4/4/23-5/11/23||Tue/Thur||5:00 - 5:30|
|Enumclaw (location TBD)||4/3/23-5/10/23||Mon/Wed||5:00 - 5:30|
|Kelley Farm Soccer Fields||4/3/23-5/10/23||Mon/Wed||5:00 - 5:30|
|Kelley Farm Soccer Fields||4/4/23-5/11/23||Tue/Thur||5:00 - 5:30|
Focusing on developing the fundamental skills 45-minutes twice a week. We continue to use the discovery method of training to help develop the players soccer IQ. Short 10-minute scrimmages at the end of each session put their soccer skills and soccer IQ to the test. Futures 1 has practice sessions and scrimmages. We do not have teams or games.
|Auburn Game Farm Park||4/4/23-5/11/23||Tue/Thur||5:00 - 5:45|
|Enumclaw (location TBD)||4/3/23-5/10/23||Mon/Wed||5:00 - 5:45|
|Kelley Farm Soccer Fields||4/3/23-5/10/23||Mon/Wed||5:00 - 5:45|
|Kelley Farm Soccer Fields||4/4/23-5/11/23||Tue/Thur||5:00 - 5:45|
In the MRFC Futures Academy the focus is on developing a love of the game, fundamental skills and the beginning of ball mastery. In Futures 2 4v4 league, players will begin to learn the tactical fundamentals of the game necessary to be successful in the 4v4 team environment and beyond. Fundamental techniques and tactics that will present themselves in every game or practice session, if mastered, can change the outcome of a game.
This Program is available to boys and girls with a birth year of 2016, 2015 and 2014 (We do require a minimum of one Futures 1 Academy block be completed prior to registration into the Future 2 4v4 league)
|Auburn Game Farm Park||4/4/23-5/11/23||Tue/Thur||5:30 - 6:30|
|Enumclaw (location TBD)||4/3/23-5/10/23||Mon/Wed||5:30 - 6:30|
|Kelley Farm Soccer Fields||4/3/23-5/10/23||Mon/Wed||5:30 - 6:30|
|Kelley Farm Soccer Fields||4/4/23-5/11/23||Tue/Thur||5:30 - 6:30|
|Moving into position||Receive/Run||Control/Dribbling|
|Moving into position||Receive/Run||Control/Running|
|Retreating into position||Run/Release||Dribbling/Passing|
|Retreating into position||Run/Release||Running/Shooting|
|Finding spae /seams||Receive/Run/Release||Control/Run/Shoot|
|Finding spae /seams||Release||Shooting|
All training takes place in a team style environment with scrimmages and game like situations. Players are encouraged to be creative and try new things. Trainers emphasize individual quick decision making, which benefits the team unit. Certified trainers guide players to the next level helping to ensure they take the ball mastery they have learned in the Futures Academy and add the tactical awareness of the Futures 2 program.
If your player is a birth year 2016 and currently in Futures 1 you should be looking at transitioning to Futures 2 starting with the next Available Season.
The Futures 2 4v4 League is the next step of your players journey. Learning the tactical skills in the F2 4v4 league will be critical to the players success as they continue their soccer travels whether it be into recreational soccer or competitive premier soccer.
*2016 birth year – To help ensure your player will be successful in the advanced program we require a minimum of one six-week session in our Futures Academy prior to moving to this league.
**2014 birth year – this birth year will be eligible for our Futures 2 4v4 league during the spring only.
|2020||Futures Jr.||Futures Jr.|
|2019||Futures Jr.||Futures 1|
|2018||Futures Jr.||Futures Jr.||Futures 1||Futures 1/F2*|
|2017||Futures Jr.||Futures Jr.||Futures 1||Futures 1/F2*||Futures 2|
|2016||Futures Jr.||Futures 1||Futu res 1/ F2 *||Futures 2||Futures 2|
|2015||Futures 1||Futures 1/F2||Futures 2||Futures 2||Rec/Premier|
|2014||futures 1/F2||Futures 2||Futures 2||Rec/Premier|
|2013||Futures 2||Futures 2||Rec/ Premier|
Director of Futures