Current & Future Events

Spring Rec League Registration

Rec League Coaches Meeting

2015 Spring Recreational League Registration is now open. Please visit our registration system HERE to sign up. Our recreational league begins March 20 (Pre-K/K begins the weekend of April 17). Hurry and register now to receive an early-bird discount of $10 per player.

All new and returning Recreational League coaches are invited to a coaches meeting on Saturday, Feb. 28 at UMKC, in Miller Nichols Learning Center, Room 151. The Learning Center is attached to the school’s library at 51st Street & Rockhill Road. Please note this is a change in location from previous meetings. You can see a map of UMKC here.

The meeting is intended to inform coaches of valuable information about our upcoming 2015 Spring season. Coaches are asked to please attend the 1-hour meeting in order for us to reach all coaches in one setting. This allows everyone’s questions to be answered by our executive director and community relations director.

The meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • 10-11 am Saturday, Feb. 28 — coaches for the Pre-K/Kindergarten divisions
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm Saturday, Feb. 28 — coaches in grades 1st through 8th grade divisions
  • 1-2 pm: An optional on-field session will be held on UMKC’s Durwood Soccer Stadium for coaches interested in getting a few hints on practice drills, etc.

Rec Pre-Season Camp

Coach It Right clinic

Brookside Soccer Club is offering its recreational players a chance go get back into game sharpness before the season even begins! Sign up and come out to knock the dust off those cleats and get in on the fun even earlier!

The co-ed camp is from 5-7 pm Tuesday, Mar. 17 for 1st – 8th grade recreational division at Swope Soccer Village. We will focus on individual ball skills and techniques along with fun, small-sided games.

The co-ed groups (broken down by grade) will practice together: 1st/2nd; 3rd/4th; 5th/6th; and 7th/8th.

We are limited to 20 players per group, so sign up HERE now.

The NAIA is offering another Coach it Right Soccer clinic and it’s fast approaching.

Coaches can sign up HERE for the clinic, which is on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Coaches can receive their KS and MO youth coaching certificate at this clinic! Champions of Character helps to promote the five core values the NAIA focuses on, assuring all coaches and players are equipped with the right tools to succeed — on and off the field. This clinic helps to provide all the necessary knowledge for coaches and their upcoming seasons.

Rec Goalkeeper Camp

Spring Skills Academy

Brookside Soccer Club’s competitive goalkeeper coach Jason Jacob is proud to present this first ever one-hour clinic for all BSC goalkeepers. Coach Jacob has a great wealth of knowledge about the game of soccer and is a phenomenal coach for both field players and goalies.

The clinic is 6-7 pm Wednesday, Mar. 18 and is open to any BSC recreational players/goalies who want to hone their basic knowledge of the position prior to the start of the recreational league.

When: 6-7 pm Wednesday, Mar. 18
Where: Swope Soccer Village
Who: 3rd to 8th grade recreational boys and girls
Cost: $25

Register HERE for the clinic.

The clinic is limited to 16 goalies so please sign-up soon before all the spaces are filled!

Our new Skills Academy is an 8-week program designed and implemented to give players in 1st through 8th Grades a boost in their training regimen through ball skill repetition. The Academy is designed to encourage and boost players’ confidence on the ball by promoting a positive and structured environment to foster creative freedom and guided discovery while learning to master the ball.

The program is led by BSC’s Youth Development Director Jason Lee on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the recreational league season. Learn more about the program, including dates and how to sign up, on our Skills Academy page HERE.

 

Kicks With Nick

2015 Boys Summer High School League

The Kicks With Nick mini clinics are designed for recreational players to allow them to get mid-season work with competitive level coaches. Players will be broken in to 4 coed groups:
1st/2nd
3rd/4th
5th/6th
7th/8th
The first session (April 15) is free while the second 2-day session (April 22 & 23) is $30.

Free session:
When: 6-7 pm Wednesday, Apr. 15
Where: Swope Soccer Village
Limits: Groups are limited to 15 players

Paid session:
When: 6-7 pm Wednesday, Apr. 22 and Thursday, Apr. 23
Where:  Swope Soccer Village
Limits: Groups are limited to 12 players
Both sessions require you to register and you can do that today by clicking HERE.

Sign up for our 2015 Boys Summer High School League. Registration closes Friday, May 15, 2015!

•Log in to our registration system HERE (or create an account).
•Add your information using “Add Participant” under the Registration Tab and complete the required fields.
•Add another participant and complete the required fields.
•Select Next.
•On the “Available Programs” page, choose the Summer 2015 HS League listing. Each player registers separately.
•Select Next.
•Proceed with Payment.

Questions about registration? Contact BSC Community Relations Director Sadie Johnson at Sadie@BrooksideSoccer.org or 816.522.7729. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 15, 2015

Introduction to Competitive Soccer Clinic

Brookside St. Pat's Parade

BSC is offering a truly unique opportunity for our recreational program players to participate in a clinic with our competitive coaches and Executive Director Nick Garcia. The Introduction to Competitive Soccer Clinic will allow players to experience a competitive style session while parents gain needed information about our competitive programming.

When: 5-7 pm (depending on grade level) Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Where: Swope Soccer Village
Ages:    2nd/3rd/4th Grades  5-6 pm
5th/6th Grades          6-7 pm
7th/8th/9th+ Grades  7-8 pm
 
Remember to bring a ball, shin guards and water.

Register HERE

Once again, Brookside Soccer Club will participate in Brookside’s 35th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Warm-Up Parade at 2 pm Saturday, March 14.

If you plan to participate in the parade with us, please send an email to Info@BrooksideSoccer.org with the number of participants, and please put “St. Pat’s Parade” in the Subject line.

Free Coaches Clinic

Strength, Agility Quickness clinics

A free coaching clinic is scheduled from 5:30-7 pm Tuesday, March 10 at Swope Soccer Village on Field 1 North.

The 90-minute clinic will be taught by BSC’s Youth Development Director and Coach Jason Lee. It is designed to help coaches encourage creative freedom and guided discovery with the ball.

Coach Jason will lead a warm-up and other drills/exercises designed to keep players engaged, out of lines and on their toes. Coaches of all experience are highly encouraged to attend.

In order for each coach to participate, they must add themselves as a participant in our registration system. This is done the same way when adding another player in that account. See the steps below:

•Log in (or create an account) on our registration system HERE.
•Add your information using “Add Participant” under the Registration Tab and complete the required fields.
•Select Next.
•On the “Available Programs” page, choose the Spring Coaching Clinic listing. Each coach registers separately.
•Select Next.
•There is no cost to participate in the coaching clinic.

Competitive team players are encouraged to attend the Strength, Agility Quickness clinics (SAQs) scheduled on the following dates:

March 20, 27
April 3, 17, 24
May 1

Times:
U9, U10, U11 Boys & Girls 5–6 pm
U12 – HS Boys & Girls 5:30 –7 pm

Arrive 15 minutes prior to your schedule training time to be ready for a prompt start.
There will be no make-up sessions if a player misses or in the event of weather cancellation.

Location:
Swope Soccer Village Field No. 1

Notes:
• For competitive teams only
• Fall & Spring clinic sessions are included in your club fees
• Please bring a ball and water and wear your blue BSC practice shirt
• Team managers will be notified of any weather cancellations
• Sample session breakdown:
5–5:30 pm Warm up/SAQ with Dr Teter
5:30–6 pm Field players/goalkeeper training with coach(es)