|Soccer Academy offered for ages 5-10 beginning Sept. 2|
Soccer Academy is for ages five through 10. This program is ideal for players on existing teams who would like to improve their skill level, as well as for new players looking to develop their skills before joining a team. All academy sessions will be run by experienced coaches who have played the game at the collegiate or professional level. The academy's director is Laurent Denis, who was born in Bordeaux, France, and played collegiate soccer. He holds a USSF D license and a NSCAA National Diploma and has been coaching US Youth Premier Soccer with Shawnee, KC Legend, and Rush leagues since 1996. Perform a catalog search for the keyword "soccer" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
Soccer Academy will meet once a week on Wednesday for one hour. The program will begin on Sept. 2 with separate sessions for ages five through seven and eight through 10 beginning, both beginning at 6 p.m. on Field F, Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park, 12500 W. 119th St., Overland Park. The cost for four 60-minute sessions is $70 per person for Johnson County residents or $77 per person for nonresidents.
For more information about this program, call Chris at (913) 236-1216. The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District's website at www.jcprd.com.