Vision Soccer Academy

About Our Club

About Vision Soccer Academy


Vision Soccer Academy was established in 1996 is now one of the fastest-growing soccer clubs in the Des Moines metro area. VSA offers a wide range of soccer programs that develops players of all levels of ability from the ages of 3 to 19. VSA serves several of Central Iowa's communities including Waukee, Adel, Clive, Dallas Center, Earlham, Grimes, Norwalk, Perry, Polk City, Urbandale, Van Meter, West Des Moines, and Winterset. 


Developing People and Players Through Soccer


At the Heart of the Best Soccer Community


Vision Soccer Academy Aspires to be a Soccer Community Where...

Players Find:
-A facility that supports participation and encourages excellence
-Coaching that recognizes each player as an individual, develops each player's abilities from where they are to something better, and facilitates personal growth
-Parents that model passion, engagement, and sportsmanship
-An atmosphere of fun
-An environment that teaches players how to be part of a team and something bigger than themselves
Parents Find:
-A diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment for young people and families
- Opportunities for everyone who wants to participate
-A professional operation
-Engaged families who are invested in the club
The Community Sees:
-A club that creates great people, not just great players
-A financially stable organization that has the resources to realize its ideals
-A club that attracts the attention of top-quality soccer organizations

Philosophical Commitments of a Players First Club

• Players First™ represents our club’s commitment to placing the long-term interests of each individual player at the heart of every decision in structuring, operating, and managing our club.
• Players First™ represents our club’s commitment to providing a holistic approach in player development for all of our players, recognizing that the soccer experience must include lessons and opportunity both on the field and off.
• Players First™ represents our club’s commitment as professionals in youth development to expect ongoing learning, education and development from all of our staff members in order to ensure that our players have the benefit of best-in-class information and resources in teaching and training young athletes.
• Players First™ represents our club’s commitment to engage with and educate parents to help them understand and embrace the appropriate expectations and roles for them in their child’s overall soccer and athletic development experience.

Club ByLaws

Policy Manual

Currently Being Updated

Offered Programs


Recreational: Boys and Girls 5U through 19U

VSA's Recreational Program is a great way for players to enjoy soccer. Teams are formed according to location and neighborhoods allowing friends to play together. The Recreational Program emphasizes development through participation. Recreational teams are coached by volunteer coaches. 
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Academy: Boys and Girls 9U through 10U

VSA's Academy Program is for those players interested in accelerating their skill development. A well planned training curriculum challenges the players technically in a fun, fast paced environment that prepares players for VSA's Select Program. The Academy Program is delivered by some of VSA's licensed and trained coaching staff. Academy players begin their romance with soccer in this program. Academy teams train twice weekly and play both Fall and Spring seasons, participate in league games and Academy festivals. There is also any optional Winter Academy Session. 
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Select: Boys and Girls 11U through 19U

VSA's Select Program is for players who love the game and are potential candidates to pursue playing opportunities at the high school, Olympic Development, and college levels and beyond. The Select Program challenges players in all aspects of soccer and challenges players tactically, physically, and learn to deal with adversity as well as success. Select players enhance their love of soccer in this program. Select teams train three times weekly and play both Fall and Spring seasons with an abbreviated Winter training segment. Team camp, travel league and tournament play complete the Select Program schedule. 
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Additional Programming: Boys and Girls 3 to 19

VSA's Additional Programming meets players specific needs to develop the well rounded player. Some of our additional programs include Mighty Tikes (3's), Grasskickers (5U-6U), PRE-Academy (7U-8U), and other camps and clinics specialized in particular fundamentals of the game of soccer. 
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If you have questions, please email us at  [email protected]

Where else to find us

Contact Us

Vision Soccer Academy
PO Box 854
Waukee, IA 50263
Phone: 515-978-8040 
Email[email protected]


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Directions to VSA Timberline Complex
VSA Field Map Fall 2022

Traffic Flow Map of VSA Timberline Complex 

Lost & Found at Timberline

VSA Club Administrators

 Position  Name    Email  
 Director of Member Services  Afton Clemens  Email
 Youth Developmental Director  Ginger Parson-McGill  Email
 Academy Director  Michael Miller  Email
 Technical Director  Chris McGill  Email 
 Executive Director    Carlos Acebey  Email


Welcome to the Vision Soccer Academy of Waukee Website!

The Vision Soccer Academy of Waukee serving central Iowa communities: Waukee, Adel, Clive, Dallas Center, Earlham, Grimes, Norwalk, Perry, Polk City, Urbandale, Van Meter, West Des Moines, and Winterset.

Complex located at 2655 SE LA Grant Parkway, Waukee, IA 50263