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Academy (U8-U10)

The T&C Soccer Academy is the second step on the Player Development Pathway at T&C Soccer, it forms a bridge between Recreational and Select.


For new players born in 2015, 2016 or 2017 interested in join the program for the Fall 2024 season, we will be holing Academy Observations on the dates listed below.  Fall program dates, details and pricing will be updated soon.

Mon May 6th (Girls)5 - 6:15PM
Tues May 7th (Boys)5 - 6:15 PM
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This developmental program is built upon a player centric model where individual development is our primary focus. We teach players the tools they require to enjoy the beautiful game in a competitive, developmental environment.

Our coaches work from the US Soccer Training & Planning Curriculum in order to make sure the players are being taught the appropriate information for their age. All sessions are built around the four pillars of the game; technical, tactical, physical and mental.

Children participating in the Academy will be placed on teams according to their skill level. Teams are formed during the first week of the season and coached by our trainers. Academy games are typically played at T&C Sports complex and potentially within the greater Austin area, more details below.

Program Details

  • All practices are at Town & Country Sports Complex.
  • Practice is designed by our Soccer Director and lead by our trainers.
  • Trainers are expected to present at all practices and games.
  • Players practice twice-a-week (1hr 15mins) for 12 weeks.
  • Practice time slots; 5 – 6:15pm & 6:30 – 7:45pm.
  • Teams will play 9 games per season.
  • At the beginning of the season players will be evaluated and place onto teams. Teams may vary from season-to-season.
  • Most Academy teams compete in our “in-house” Academy league.
  • In-house teams will play all their games at T&C on Saturday morning.
  • Travel teams will compete in the local area (CAYSA) Academy league, this league requires considerably more travel around the Austin area.
  • All players are required to purchase an Academy uniform package in their first season (approximately $175). This uniform is good through Spring 2025 and can be used when they graduate onto a select team.
  • All players must wear T&C practice jersey to training



Registering for Academy

To register for Academy a player needs to be invited by the Soccer Director, a password will be provided for registration.  Click on the link below to access all soccer registrations.

Soccer Registrations


Jan 30th & Feb 1stNew Player Observations
Feb 4thReturn to Team Deadline
Feb 5th weekTeam Formation
Feb 5th & 6thParent Meeting (6pm)
Feb 10th - Early MarchLate Registration (team placement not guaranteed - $25 fee)
Feb 12th weekTeam Practice Begins
Mar 2ndSeason Games Begin
March 11th weekSpring Break (No Practice)
March 16thSpring Break (No Games)
May 4th & 5thSeason Games End
May 6th & 7thNew Player Observations
May 10-12thEnd-of-season Tournament (Optional)
May 13th & 14thU11 Select Tryouts (2014 birth year players)
* Tournaments are at an additional cost to the parent, team registration is roughly $450/tournament split between all the parents on the roster, plus coaches expenses. These fees are typically  somewhere around $45 per family per tournament, as teams get older and more competitive these fees may increase slightly with out of town travel and  hotel expenses.

Training Curriculum Map

WeekTraining Topic
1Passing & Receiving | Scrimmages & Team Formation
2Passing & Receiving | Possession
3Shooting & RWTB | Playing out of the back
4Shooting & RWTB | Playing out of the back
5Turning, Dribbling & 1v1 Attacking | Transition
6Turning, Dribbling & 1v1 Attacking | Transition
7Receiving to turn, Shooting | Combination Play
8Receiving to turn, Shooting | Combination Play
9Ball control, Turning & 1v1 Defending | Finishing in final 3rd
10Ball control, Turning & 1v1 Defending | Finishing in final 3rd
11RWTB, Shielding & Shooting | Defending Principles
12RWTB, Shielding & Shooting | Defending Principles


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