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Hoosic Valley Athletic Association

Hoosic Valley Athletic Association

Gold Soccer Level

HVAA Gold soccer level is focused on continuing player development. Gold level is a co-ed competitve program for all soccer players in grades 6th, 7th and 8th grade and are still 13 or younger on September 1st of that year. Players will be placed on teams based on the results of player assessments and coach’s recommendations. Players should have a good understanding of positions, rules and skills of the game. The primary objective by the end of the season is to ensure that each player has a positive experience, desires to play again the following year for HVAA or a school team, and has successfully demonstrated the skills listed below.

  • Sessions held at Chapko field
  • Warm up techniques, including stretching
  • Full understanding of positions and roles
  • Dribbling – ball control
  • Passing and receiving
  • Shooting
  • Corner kicks, goal kicks, throw-ins, penalty kicks
  • Fouls, Penalties
  • Shootouts
  • Spacing and Transition
  • Good sportsmanship
  • Full emphasis on position or game strategies is given at this age group

Game/Practice Days:

  • TBD (30 days prior to H.V.A.A. scheduled opening day)

Fees:

  • $70/player

Rules

Equipment

Provided Equipment:

  • Soccer Balls (Size five (5)
  • Field cones and goals
  • Team shirts

Equipment Needed:

  • HVAA requires shin guards for all players (high socks are useful to wear over shin guards)
  • Comfortable shorts of any type are fine
  • (Optional) Cleats are worn by some but not required
  • (Optional) Goalie gloves, shirt and mouth guard

Contact Us

Hoosic Valley Athletic Association

P.O. Box 281 
Valley Falls, New York 12185

Email Us: [email protected]
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