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U9 AND U10 PROGRAM

The U9 and U10 Youth Academy Program for the 2017-2018 Seasonal Year will consist of Boys and Girls born in 2008 and 2009.  Highlights of the program are as follows:

 

  • Players are trained by New Orleans Jesters staff coaches
  • Every coach is licensed by the United States Soccer Federation and undergo background checks
  • Players are introduced to professional training concepts
  • A fun and vibrant learning environment is provided and is designed to enhance individual development
  • Minimal travel is required
  • The program consists of training twice per week and recreational matches are played on the weekend via the Carrollton Boosters program
  • All training and games use a 7v7 playing format
  • It is not uncommon for players to rotate between age pools based on quality of performance
  • Players at any skill level are able to participate
  • A yearly commitment (August-May) is required

 

 

U11 – U13 PROGRAM

The U11, U12, and U13 Youth Academy Program for the 2017-2018 Seasonal Year will consist of Boys and Girls born in 2005, 2006, and 2007.  Highlights of the program are as follows:

 

  • Players are trained by New Orleans Jesters staff coaches
  • Every coach is licensed by the United States Soccer Federation and undergo background checks
  • Players continue along the soccer developmental pathway of the Jesters Youth Academy
  • A fun and vibrant learning environment is provided and is designed to enhance individual development
  • Moderate travel is required
  • The program consists of training two to three times per week
  • Weekend schedules can vary, but typically consist of either additional training or league, friendly, or tournament matches
  • All training and games use a 9v9 playing format for U11 and U12 and a 11v11 format for U13
  • Players are part of training pools and can move between teams in their age group throughout the season
  • It is not uncommon for players to rotate between age pools based on quality of performance
  • Players at any skill level are able to participate
  • A yearly commitment (August-May) is required

 

U14 – U17 ACADEMY PROGRAM

The U14-U17, Youth Academy Program for the 2017-2018 Seasonal Year will consist of Boys and Girls born in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.  Highlights of the program are as follows:

 

  • Players are trained by New Orleans Jesters staff coaches
  • Every coach is licensed by the United States Soccer Federation, undergo background checks, and is on a specified education program
  • Players continue along the soccer developmental pathway of the Jesters Youth Academy
  • A fun and vibrant learning environment is provided and is designed to enhance individual development
  • Moderate travel is required
  • The program consists of training two to three times per week
  • Middle and High School soccer schedules are implemented into the system
  • Weekend schedules can vary, but typically consist of either additional training or league, friendly, or tournament matches
  • All training and games use a 11v11 playing format
  • Players are part of training pools and can move between teams in their age group throughout the season
  • It is not uncommon for players to rotate between age pools based on quality of performance
  • Players at any skill level are able to participate
  • A yearly commitment (August-May) is required

 

Youth Academy Boys Advanced Program

At the Jesters Youth Academy, the U15-U17 levels are the most influential developmental years for our players. Players with the desired commitment and aptitude will begin to rotate fluidly with the New Orleans Jesters Reserves team. The Jesters Reserves are players training on a yearly basis awaiting their role for the New Orleans Jesters National Premier Soccer League First Team.

 

Youth Academy Fees

Fees will cover all training and State and National registration fees for the entire seasonal year (August-May 2017-2018).  Additional expenses may include academy uniforms and training kits, game day expenses, tournament entry fees, and coaches’ travel costs.  Fees for the recreational soccer program will be paid directly to Carrollton Boosters.

At the Jesters Youth Academy, we recognize the financial and time commitment in order to improve your child’s soccer development and love of the game. The Youth Academy does not prevent players participating in the program due to their skill level or financial well-being.  The New Orleans Jesters provides financial aid on a case by case basis.