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/Advanced

General classes 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.  

  • Dynamic warm up

  • Juggling/ball mastery

  • Topic of the week

  • Small sided games

Advanced classes focus on individual player development, with more depth in certain aspects of the game.

  • Goalkeeping Focus on the technical aspects of today’s modern goalkeeper. Topics include: handling, positioning, reactions, footwork, hand-eye coordination, confidence.



  • Footworx Players will learn how to be comfortable on the ball, create more time + options. Topics include: footwork, creativity, body positioning, first touch, vision, pass selection v. , positional awareness, 1v1.

  • Strikers This is all about scoring goals! Players will learn shooting techniques, 1st touch, volleys, movement, body position, support play and more.

All classes are taught by our professional coaching staff teaching the “DUSC Way”. Players may be split into groups based on ability.

Schedule Classes Spring 2019

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Classes Frequently Asked Questions


Classes Spring 2019

Begins March 30. Runs 10 weeks straight.

Gender Birth Year Program Day Time Location Cost
Coed 2000–04 High School 5v5 Saturday 6:00–6:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 150.00
Coed 2004–05 Class Saturday 5:00–5:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2006–07 Class Saturday 5:00–5:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2007–08 Class Wednesday 4:00–4:55 pm Sarah D. Roosevelt Park $ 350.00
Girls 2007–2009 Class Saturday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2007–11 Goalkeeping Sunday 5:00–5:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2008–09 Class Saturday 3:00–3:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2008–09 Footworx Saturday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2008–09 Class Sunday 4:00-4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2008–09 Strikers Sunday 5:00–5:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2008–11 Footworx Thursday 5:00–5:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2009–10 Class Monday 5:00–5:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2009–10 Footworx Tuesday 5:00–5:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2009–10 Class Wednesday 4:00–4:55 pm Sarah D. Roosevelt Park $ 350.00
Coed 2010–11 Class Wednesday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2010–11 Class Wednesday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2010–11 Class Sunday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2010–11 Class Saturday 3:00–3:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2010–11 Footworx Saturday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Girls 2010–11 Class Saturday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2010–11 Strikers Sunday 5:00–5:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2011–12 Class Monday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2011–12 Class Monday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2011–12 Class Tuesday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2011–12 Class Tuesday 4:00–4:55pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2011–12 Class Thursday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2011–12 Class Thursday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2011–12 Class Friday 4:00–4:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2012–13 Class Saturday 3:00–3:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2012–13 Class Sunday 4:00–4:55 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Monday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Monday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Tuesday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Tuesday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Wednesday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Wednesday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Thursday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 25 $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Thursday 3:00–3:55pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 2013–14 Class Friday 3:00–3:55 pm Pier 46 $ 350.00
Coed 3 & 4 year olds Mini Ballers Class Saturday 3:00–3:45 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 3 & 4 year olds Mini Ballers Class Sunday 4:00–4:45 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
 

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Ages 3–4

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This coed program is designed to teach fundamental soccer skills in a positive environment with the use of creative and fun-based games. We want players to become skilled in possessing the ball, while working on their balancing skills and coordination. We will help your little one build confidence, leadership and social skills while emphasizing teamwork!

Gender Birth Year Program Day Time Location Cost
Coed 3 + 4 year olds Mini Ballers Class Saturday 3:00–3:45 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00
Coed 3 + 4 year olds Mini Ballers Class Sunday 4:00–4:45 pm Chelsea Waterside Park $ 350.00

Who are Classes suitable for?

Classes are suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced level for both co-ed and girls only classes with birth years 2000–15.  We offer advanced classes with more depth in certain areas. (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. For our youngest classes, ratios may be lower for more individual attention as necessary.

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.