Northwest Iowa Soccer Club

Academy Program

The Academy Program is Back

NWISC Academy Program is back and we want you to be a part of the 2017 spring season!

Philosophy

The Academy Program is for those players with the birth year of 2007, 2008, & 2009 who seek individual soccer skills in a more structured environment. The Academy Program is designed to focus on the developmental needs of those who show heightened interest in soccer.

The Objectives/Benefits

  1. To provide quality coaching, NWISC staff and curriculum to match players’ ability.
  2. To increase player confidence and passion through knowledge and skills.
  3. The program will promote fun, developmental and educational training sessions for all players.

Coaching

Blake Viedenkamp is the head coach of the Academy Program. He is the current head coach for the Iowa Lakes Community College women’s soccer program. Blake has coached for NWISC for many years and was even a player for the club when he was younger. He played college soccer at Wartburg College. He has coordinated and helped direct soccer camps all over northwest Iowa. He currently holds a USSF ‘D’ coaching license.

What the 2017 Spring Season Offers

  1. Friendly Dates
    1. April 9th – Spencer
    2. April 23rd – Sioux Falls, SD
    3. May 21st – Brandon, SD
  2. 2-3 training sessions a week
  3. Academy T-shirt
  4. British Club Soccer Camp (June 12th-16th @ Spencer Soccer Complex)
*Price: $125 for the Spring season, which runs from now until June 29th. If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please contact: NWISC Director of Operations: Abbey Miller at abbey@nwisoccer.com

More Details

  • To provide quality coaching, NWISC staff and curriculum to match players ability.
  • To increase player confidence and passion through knowledge and skills.
  • To introduce players to a competitive soccer environment and help the transition from recreational to the competitive program.
  • For those seeking individual soccer skills in a more structured environment.
  • 2017-18 Season Birth Years: 2008,2009, 2010
  • Open for both boys and girls; co-ed training
  • Critical and key age groups for development
  • Local friendlies; no tournaments
  • Academy t-shirt included
  • 3 different seasons offered to participate
    • Fall - $125
    • Winter/Spring - $125
    • Summer - $125
    • All 3 - $199
  • Training Sessions – 25-35 throughout the year
    • Fall – session once a week
    • Winter/Spring – session once a week
    • Summer – sessions 2-3 times a week
  • The Academy program is designed to focus on the developmental needs of those who show heightened interest in soccer.
  • The program will promote fun, developmental and educational training sessions for all players.
  • Training sessions will focus on developing the fundamentals of soccer (passing, receiving, dribbling, 1v1, and more).