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North Carolina FC Youth

Kickstarters

For our youngest players, Kickstarters is an introductory Recreation program for players, ages 2.5 - 4 years old. Our Kickstarters will learn age appropriate activities to develop a love for the ball across six sessions. Each session will be focus a skill of the day using themed games to promote movement education, physical coordination and positive relationships.

Kickstarters is $75 per season and includes a soccer ball and NCFC jersey.

Due to the structure of the Kickstarters, the Recreation Program Early Bird Discount does not apply to U4 registration. However, if registering for BOTH fall and spring seasons, you will receive a $20 full year discount at checkout.



Registration is open for Spring 2020!

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Format

All Kickstarters players will practice every Saturday morning for one hour. Players will not be placed on teams; they will practice as a group and play age appropriate games.

Region
Available Sessions
Raleigh
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Cary
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM --
Durham
-- 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM --
Holly Springs -- -- 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Important Dates

Fall 2019
September 7
Play Date #1

October 5

Play Date #5
September 14
Play Date #2
 
October 12
 Play Date #6
September 21
Play Date #3
 October 19  Rain Makeup #1
September 28
Play Date #4
 October 26  Rain Makeup #2


Spring 2020
March 7
Play Date #1

April 11
(Easter Weekend)
  No Practice
March 14
Play Date #2
 
April 18
 Play Date #6
March 21
Play Date #3
 April 25  Rain Makeup #1
March 28
Play Date #4
 May 4  Rain Makeup #2
April 4Play Date #5      

Location & Fields

Raleigh

Raleigh training sessions will be held at Triangle Town Center Mall turf field (3751 Sumner Blvd #170, Raleigh, NC 27616). The outdoor turf field is located in the Outdoor Commons Area of Triangle Town Center Mall (next to Barnes and Noble).

 Field Map

Cary

Cary training sessions will be held at Davis Drive, field 4C (1610 Davis Dr, Apex, NC 27532).

Field Map



Durham

Durham training sessions will be held at Hillandale Elementary School Field 1 (2730 Hillandale Rd, Durham, NC 27705).

Field Map

 

HSFV

HSFV training sessions will be held at William Freeman Park (215 Lawrence St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526).

Field Map

Coaches

Mary Puckett oversees Kickstarters and will be the head coach in Cary. Derek Lang oversees our HSFV location, while Lindsey Schuler manages DCH, and Keith Marine leads Raleigh.  Mary, Derek, Lindsey, and Keith will be assisted by additional experienced coaches each Saturday. 

Coach Mary has coached with NCFC for 3 years and holds her USSF C License, USC Advanced National Diploma, and USSF National Youth License. She has a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science and a master's degree in kinesiology with a concentration in motor learning and control. Coach Mary is full time with NCFC Youth as an administrator.

Coach Keith has over 20 years of coaching experience at all levels, U4 - Professional. Keith holds a USSF National "B" license, a NSCAA National Diploma and a US Youth National Youth License. This is his 3rd season with the Kickstarters. Keith has a bachelor's degree in leadership & management. Currently, Coach Keith is the Branch President at Associa HRW, a Community Association Management company.

Coach Derek has 14 years of coaching experience, and holds his NCYSA "E" License and Youth I and II License. He has his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and currently serves as the Turf and Utility Platform Emissions Compliance Engineer for John Deere.

Coach Lindsey has over 10 years of coaching experience and holds both a National "D" license and a National Youth license.  She has a bachelor's degree in Biology and is currently a Development Manager for Fidelity Information Systems. 


Equipment

All players must bring a water bottle, wear athletic clothes, and shin guards. Cleats are recommended.



Policies

A parent or guardian must remain at the field with his/her player.

Read more about NCFC Recreation Policies including refunds, uniforms, insurance, and equipment.

Policies


Helpful Links

Sponsors


Club Fee

The Kickstarters club fee $75/season and includes a size 1 soccer ball and NCFC jersey.


Contact

Questions? Contact [email protected].


Contact

North Carolina FC Youth
5017 Memory Road 
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Phone : 919-834-3951
Email: [email protected]

Affiliates

US SOCCER CLUB, DA, US YOUTH SOCCER, NC YOUTH SOCCER, ECNL

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