Juniors Soccer Program Professionally Run
"The ALBION SC Juniors program is an incredible foundation to our club as we truly believe in fostering a proper environment for a young player to fall in love with the game. The ALBION Junior program is often the first experience for our community members, so we take pride in providing what we hope is a great first experience with our staff and volunteer players."
Kevin Watson, Executive Director ALBION SC Riverside
What to look for in a Juniors Soccer Program
When searching for a developmental program for your player, one of the most critical components is finding an organization with a sound philosophy for developing technical and tactical skills that are age appropriate. It is also important to find a coaching staff that has the knowledge and expertise to work with the younger player. An appropriate training program that places your player in a training environment that ensures fun and proper fundamental development is also very important.
Our Recreation Program
ALBION Juniors (formerly RCFC Junior Academy) is the official recreational program for ALBION SC Riverside. ALBION Juniors program serves as an introductory path for elementary aged players. We are committed to providing a fun, educational, and progressive experience for your youth soccer players. Not only are we committed to our youth players, but we also have a wonderful comprehensive coaching education curriculum and mentorship program specifically for ALBION Juniors. There are no tryouts for ALBION Juniors. It is recommended for all girls and boys, grades K-3, who have the desire to learn and grow through the game of soccer.
Our ALBION Juniors Players will learn:
- SOCIAL: Grasp essential life lessons such as respecting their teammates and coaches, the significance of listening during instruction, and the importance of teamwork.
- PHYSICAL: Develop motor skills, balance, flexibility, and agility.
- PSYCHOLOGICAL: Be motivated and inspired by soccer through this encouraging and fun environment.
- TECHNICAL: Understand the fundamental rules of the sport
Teams are divided by grade in school and are coached by volunteer coaches. We offer a Fall and a Spring league. Our recreational program is played locally, in and around the Riverside area. Players must purchase a ALBION Juniors uniform kit at the time of registration. All players must wear their ALBION Juniors training kit to each training session. No need to repurchase the kit each year; just replace as kids grow.
Training times are 5:30-6:30 p.m. with small-sided games from 6:15-6:30 p.m. Training sessions are held on Mondays each week. Registration is $65 per 7-week program block (7 sessions).
All sessions are held at Arlington High School (2951 Jackon Street, Riverside, CA 92503)