Futsal Academy Teams
The St. James Futsal Academy's mission, vision and overarching goal is to inspire and empower athletes to pursue their passion for soccer while engaging in innovative individual and team-based learning experiences that maximize potential.
Led by Kurt Gordon, along with support from a dedicated staff of 5 coaches, will work with players and families on individual performance, small group and team training with a deliberate focus on holistic development and mentorship. The Academy will focus on delivering high quality futsal instruction, mentoring and support services for players, teams, coaches and families – all of which align with best practices and utilize evidence-based player development methods of training, coaching and evaluation.
The St. James Futsal Academy will form new competitive Academy teams for boys and girls in the U9-U19 age groups for the 2020-21 futsal year that will be based at The St. James in Springfield, and train at various locations in Fairfax and Loudoun counties.
Futsal Academy Tryouts
The St. James Futsal Academy will offer a dedicated developmental pathway that provides players with access to a full range of fundamentals, including technical skill instruction, and small-group training. The Academy will offer advanced coaching in futsal technical skills, systems of play, group tactics, and position-specific training for all players. Advanced players in the Academy will compete for regional and national titles with the goal of playing at the professional and international levels.
Players will be evaluated at Futsal Academy ID Series Tryouts for participation in the Academy.