If you do what you have always done, you will never get further than you have always gotten.
— Horst Wein, German author
 

Classes

Level Beginner/Intermediate

Focus on fundamental skills and fun, while building a foundation of technical proficiency for future growth in the game. Topics include: dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting and creativity.  All classes are taught by our professional coaching staff teaching the “DUSC Way”. Players may be split into groups based on ability.  

  • Dynamic warm up
  • Juggling/ball mastery
  • Topic of the week
  • Small sided games

Classes Schedule Spring 2018

Classes Frequently Asked Questions


Clinics

Level Intermediate/Advanced

Focus on individual player development, with more depth in certain aspects of the game than Classes. All clinics are taught by our professional coaching staff teaching the “DUSC Way”.  Players may be split into groups based on ability.   

  • Goalkeeping Focus on the technical aspects of today’s modern goalkeeper. Topics include: handling, positioning, reactions, footwork, hand-eye coordination, confidence.
     
  • Ball Mastery Focus on creating a solid foundation of footwork skills. From this base, players will learn how to be comfortable on the ball and how to position themselves when receiving the ball. Topics include: footwork, first touch, vision, pass selection v. dribbling, positional awareness, 1v1
     
  • Finishing Focus on all aspects of scoring goals in the final third of the field.  We will teach the proper technique from power to finesse and everything in between including 1v1 to goal, turning to beat the defender with back to the goal, and runs off the ball to position yourself for success.  

Clinics Schedule Spring 2018

Clinics Frequently Asked Questions


Classes Spring 2018

Begins April 2. Runs 10 weeks straight.

Gender Birth Year Day Time Location Cost
Coed 1999–02 Saturday 6:00–6:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 150*
Coed 2003–05 Saturday 6:00–6:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Girls 2003–05 Sunday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2006–07 Saturday 4:00-4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2006–07 Sunday 5:00–5:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Girls 2006–08 Sunday 5:00–5:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Tuesday 5:00–5:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Wednesday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Wednesday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Saturday 3:00–3:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Saturday 6:00–6:55pm PS 234 $ 280**
Coed 2008–09 Sunday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Girls 2009–10 Sunday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2010–11 Monday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350
Coed 2010–11 Monday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 315***
Coed 2010–11 Tuesday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 25 $ 315***
Coed 2010–11 Tuesday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2010–11 Friday 4:00-4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2010–11 Saturday 3:00–3:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2010–11 Saturday 5:00–5:55 pm PS 234 $ 280**
Coed 2010–11 Sunday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2012–13 Monday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350
Coed 2012–13 Monday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 46 $ 315***
Coed 2012–13 Tuesday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 25 $ 315***
Coed 2012–13 Wednesday 3:00–3:55pm Pier 25 $ 350
Coed 2012–13 Wednesday 3:00–3:55pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2012–13 Thursday 3:00–3:55pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2012–13 Friday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2012–13 Saturday 3:00–3:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2012–13 Saturday 4:00–4:55 pm PS 234 $ 280**
Coed 2012–13 Sunday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350

* HS 7 v. 7
** 8 sessions.
*** New classes added. 9 sessions.

 

Clinics Spring 2018

Begins April 2. Runs 10 weeks straight.

Gender Birth Year Class Day Time Location Cost
Coed 2006–07 Ball Mastery Thursday 5:00–5:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2006–07 Ball Mastery Saturday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Ball Mastery Thursday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Ball Mastery Saturday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2010–11 Ball Mastery Saturday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2006–07 Finishing Wednesday 4:00–4:55pm Sarah D. Roosevelt Park $ 350
Coed 2006–07 Finishing Saturday 6:00–6:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Finishing Wednesday 4:00–4:55pm Sarah D. Roosevelt Park $ 350
Coed 2008–09 Finishing Saturday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2010–11 Finishing Saturday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2006–07 Goalkeeping Saturday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
Coed 2008–11 Goalkeeping Saturday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350
 

Who are Classes suitable for?

Classes are suitable for beginner level and intermediate level boys and girls with birth years 2002–12.  (Please see current schedule for more details.)

Is previous soccer experience required?

No. Our classes are designed to cater for all levels of experience. Players may be split up based on ability.

What topics will be covered?

Our professional coaching staff will follow a 10 week curriculum, including; dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting and creativity.  

Do you offer girls-only classes?

Yes. We offer both coed and girls-only sessions

How long does each session last?

Classes are 55 minutes.

How many players are in each group?

We aim to have a ratio of 1 coach to 10 players

What is your weather policy?

We will play in the rain wherever possible, however, if the rain is torrential we will cancel. In addition, if rain is combined with low temperatures, we will cancel the session (especially for our younger players). Should we experience thunder or lightning we will cancel the session.

When will you notify us about cancelled classes?

We will communicate at least 4 hours in advance of any session being cancelled. Classes are on as scheduled unless we communicate otherwise. Due to high volume, please do not call or email to ask if class is still on.

Do you offer make-up dates?

Yes. We will always offer a make-up date for cancelled classes. Sometimes classes are cancelled at short notice due to permitting issues or other constraints outside of our control. We will always communicate cancellations in advance; however, we thank you in advance for your understanding in this matter.

What happens if a class is full?

You can register for the waitlist and you will be informed if a space opens up. 

Can I drop off my son or daughter and pick them up later?

We ask that all children are accompanied by an adult during each class.

What equipment do I need?

Players should bring a ball, water and shin guards. DUSC will provide each player with a T-Shirt that they should wear every week to class.  


Who are Clinics suitable for?

Clinics are suitable for intermediate and advanced level boys & girls in birth years 2010-2005 (see current schedule for more details)

Is previous soccer experience required?

Yes. Our clinics are designed to offer a more detailed approach to specific topics of the game and require a proper foundation and ability level.  

What topics will be covered?

Our professional coaching staff will follow a 10 week progressive curriculum.  

Do you offer girls-only classes?

No. Since the clinics are more focused on individual player development, gender is not relevant.  

How long does each session last?

Clinics are 55 minutes 

How many players are in each group?

We aim to have a ratio of 1 coach to 10 players

What is your weather policy?

We will play in the rain wherever possible, however, if the rain is torrential we will cancel. In addition, if rain is combined with low temperatures, we will cancel the session (especially for our younger players). Should we experience thunder or lightning we will cancel the session.

When will you notify us about cancelled clinics?

We will communicate at least 4 hours in advance of any session being cancelled. Clinics are on as scheduled unless we communicate otherwise. Due to high volume, please do not call or email to ask if class is still on.    

Do you offer make-up dates?

Yes. We will always offer a make-up date for cancelled classes. Sometimes classes are cancelled at short notice due to permitting issues or other constraints outside of our control. We will always communicate cancellations in advance; however, we thank you in advance for your understanding in this matter.

What happens if a clinic is full?

You can register for the waitlist and you will be informed if a space opens up.

Can I drop off my son or daughter and pick them up later?

We ask that all children are accompanied during each clinic.

What equipment do I need?

Players should bring a ball, water and shin guards. DUSC will provide each player with a T-Shirt that they should wear every week.