Welcome to the new home of Mt. Rainier Futbol Club!


About the Program

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 and work to progress their fundamental skills and ball mastery, including moves to evade and deceive their opponent. Academy style training allows players to match skills against all other players in the academy, and meeting twice a week ensures that the repetition of learning becomes a habit for success.

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!

Quick Facts

  • Sessions meet twice per week
  • Shin Guards are required for all sessions
  • Jerseys are required to be worn in all sessions
  • Certified trainers work with your player on the field. Most are premier players who have taken and passed a coaching license test for players this age.
  • We practice in small groups, but don’t form teams.
  • Program locations:
    • Game Farm Park – Auburn
    • Kelley Farm Soccer Fields – Bonney Lake
    • Martin Johnson Park – Enumclaw
    • Donald Eisman Elementary – Bonney Lake/Tehaleh

Futures Jr. Ages 3 & 4

Getting Started on the Right (or Left) Foot

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.

Futures Jr. Spring Schedule

LocationProgram DatesNightsTimeFeeComments
Enumclaw MJPMon/Wed4/1 - 5/155:00-5:30$95No training 4/22 - 4/26
Bonney Lake KFMon/Wed4/15 - 5/224:45-5:15$95
Bonney Lake KFTues/Thurs4/16 - 5/234:45-5:15$95
Auburn GFPMon/Wed4/15 - 5/225:00-5:30$95
Bonney Lake/Tehaleh DEETues/Thurs5/21 - 6/274:45-5:15$95
MJP= Martin Johnson ParkKF=Kelley FarmGFP=Game Farm ParkDEE= Donald Eismann Elementary

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Futures Academy – Ages 5 & 6

Fine Tune Those Development Skills

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.

Futures Academy Spring Schedule

LocationProgram DatesNightsTimeFee
Enumclaw MJPMon/Wed4/1 - 5/155:30-6:15$120No training 4/22 - 4/27
Bonney Lake KFMon/Wed4/15 - 5/225:20-6:05$120
Bonney Lake KFTues/Thurs4/16 - 5/235:20-6:05$120
Auburn GFPMon/Wed4/15 - 5/225:00-5:45$120
Bonney Lake/Tehaleh DEETues/Thurs5/21 - 6/275:20-6:05$120
MJP= Martin Johnson ParkKF=Kelley FarmGFP=Game Farm ParkDEE= Donald Eismann Elementary

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Futures 2 Academy and League Play (ages 6 – 8)

Futures 2 4V4 League

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 2018, 2017 and 2016 (We do require a minimum of one Futures 1 Academy block be completed prior to registration into the Future 2 4v4 league)

Futures 2 Academy Spring Schedule

LocationProgram DatesNightsTimeFEE
Enumclaw MJPMon/Wed4/1 - 5/155:30-6:30$155No training 4/22 - 4/28
Bonney Lake KFMon/Wed4/15 - 5/226:10-7:10$155
Bonney Lake KFTues/Thurs4/16 - 5/236:10-7:10$155
Auburn GFPMon/Wed4/15 - 5/225:30-6:30$155
Bonney Lake/Tehaleh DEETues/Thurs5/21 - 6/276:10-7:10$155
MJP= Martin Johnson ParkKF=Kelley FarmGFP=Game Farm ParkDEE= Donald Eismann Elementary

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Technical and Tactical Training for Future 2 4v4 League
Understand Surface Receive/Release Control/passing
4v4 shape Receive/Release Control/Shooting
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 space /seams Receive/Run/Release Control/Run/Shoot
Finding space /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.

Transitioning from Futures 1 to Futures 2

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.

Restrictions for Future 2 4v4 League

*2018 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.

**2016 birth year – this birth year will be eligible for our Futures 2 4v4 league during the spring only.

We encourage all 2016 birth year players to attend premier level tryouts in May.


Which Program is Right for Your Child?

Birth Year 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
2021     Futures Jr.
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 Futures 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   
2012 Futures 2 Rec/Premier    


Mike Avery, Director of Futures