Summer Soccer Academy for 2nd-8th Graders


10 Sessions of Soccer Training and Fun this Summer!

Summer Soccer Academy training series:

  • June 19th – July 26th
  • 5:30pm-7pm (June 19, 21, July 5, 7, 12, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28)
  • Location: Spencer Butte MS Turf (500 E 43rd Ave., Eugene 97405)
  • Who: Kids currently in Grades 2 - 8
  • Cost: $75

Soccer Academy training Series is taught by Coach Ty Ohrtman. Coach Ohrtman is a KIDSPORTS coach for the last 10 years, experienced in coaching Kinder- High School players, and current Churchill Boys Varsity Coach

The Summer Soccer Academy teaches the fundamentals of soccer for all skill levels in a fun, positive, and age appropriate environment. The goal is to give each individual the tools to have success on the field and to grow a love for the beautiful game within each player. Commitment, desire, and a willingness to learn is what makes one successful.

The training sessions will be age group specific.

2nd-5th Graders: The focus for this group is on Soccer FUNdamentals.

-Ball Control
-Basic Passing
-Self Confidence

6th-8th Graders: The focus for this group will be instruction that will help players develop the tools to play at the next level.

Players will have the opportunity, through the development of a strong skill set, to understand the commitment needed at the high school level. During the academy, players will also be instructed in Advanced Concepts of the game of which, play a critical role in being prepared for high school soccer.


-Dribbling with Speed
-Advanced Passing
-Finishing (Goal scoring)
-Movement off the Ball
-Game Tactics
-Self Confidence

There is some scholarship assistance available for free lunch/reduced lunch eligible families ($25 off of the price).