Vision Soccer Academy

Current Available Programs

2019-2020 5U-6U Recreational

Recreational is a team/league based program for players born between January 1st, 2014 and December 31st, 2015.

Registration Fees:
$85 through March 1st; $110 after March 1st. Team formation process will occur shortly after March 1st and then only limited registration spots will be available. 

Practice/Game Times:
 
5U (kids born in 2015) - 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. on Saturdays
6U (kids born in 2014) - 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Saturdays

Spring Dates (tentative as of 12/4):  
First Weekend of Games is April 18
BYE Weekend May 23rd in observance of Memorial Day Weekend
Last Weekend of Games is June 6
Reschedules will finish up by June 13

Description: The first half of each session is devoted to age-appropriate soccer activities (practice), the second half is dedicated to playing a game. The volunteer coaches are briefed on the activities they conduct with their teams prior to each session by VSA's Director of Recreation. Players go directly to their assigned fields and meet with their coach to practice the activities. Once the 20 minutes of practice concludes, the players will participate in a game. 

Spring 5U (2015) Boys

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/13/2020
$85.00

Spring 5U (2015) Girls

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/13/2020
$85.00

Spring 6U (2014) Boys

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/13/2020
$85.00

Spring 6U (2014) Girls

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/13/2020
$85.00

2019-2020 7U-8U Recreational


The 7U/8U Recreational Program is a team/league based program for players born between Jan 1st, 2012 and Dec 31st, 2013. 

Registration Fees: $109 through February 2nd; $134 after February 2nd. Team formation process will occur shortly after February 2nd and then only limited registration spots will be available. 

Game Times: Games are usually held on Saturdays between 11:30am and 4:30pm, some Thursday night games are occasionally scheduled. 

Spring Dates (tentative as of 12/4):  
First Weekend of Games is April 18th
BYE Weekend May 23rd-24th in observance of Memorial Day Weekend
Last Weekend of Regularly Scheduled Games is June 6th
Reschedules will finish up by June 13th

Description: Volunteer coaches conduct practice once a week at a local green space with their team and then games are played on Saturdays (7 games total) in Waukee, Adel, and Grimes. Every 7U/8U team will have a partner team in which they will conduct practices with and can utilize for guest players for games. Players will also receive 2 practices per season coached by VSA's Director of Recreation, Bre Haberl-Kellogg, and are eligible for other recreational clinics/events.

Due to league rostering rules, we cannot accept team formation requests. We roster players based off the month they were born and school they attend. Teams will stay the same from fall to spring and from 7U to 8U as long as all returning players register prior to the February 2nd deadline.
  1. Players born January through June will typically be placed in an older division and players born July through December will typically be placed in a younger division.
    1. Players born in June and July may be placed in the older or younger division depending on numbers.
  2. The schools we serve include but are not limited to Brookview, Des Moines Christian, Eason, Grant Ragan, Maple Grove, Radiant, Shuler, St. Francis, Walnut Hills, Waukee, and Woodland Hills.
  3. There is a max roster size of 7 players per team. 

Spring 7U Boys (2013s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/13/2020
$109.00

Spring 7U Girls (2013s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/13/2020
$109.00

Spring 8U Boys (2012s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/13/2020
$109.00

Spring 8U Girls (2012s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/13/2020
$109.00

2019-2020 9U-10U Recreational

The 9U/10U Recreational Program is a team/league based program for players born between January 1st, 2010 and Dec 31st, 2011.

Registration Fees: $109 through February 2nd; $134 after February 2nd. Team formation process will occur shortly after February 2nd and then only limited registration spots will be available.
 
Game Times: 
9U/10U Girls teams generally play on Saturdays. Some Sundays may be used for overflow.
9U/10U Boys teams generally play on Sunday afternoons. Some Saturdays may be used for overflow.
They play teams in the Des Moines area and surrounding communities for away games.

Spring Dates (tentative as of 12/6):
April 5th: Practices can start
April 18th: First weekend of games
May 23rd - 24th: BYE Weekend in observance of Memorial Day
June 6th: Last weekend of regularly scheduled games
June 13th: Last weekend for reschedules

Description:
 Volunteer coaches conduct practice once/twice a week at a local green space with their team and then games are played on weekends (7 games total). Players will also receive 2 practices per season coached by VSA's Director of Recreation, Bre Haberl-Kellogg, and are eligible for other recreational clinics/events. 

Roster Formation: Due to league rostering rules, we cannot accept team formation requests. Rosters will remain the same from fall to spring and from 9U to 10U as long as all returning players register prior to the February 2nd deadline. We roster players based off the school they attend which include but are not limited to Brookview, Des Moines Christian, Eason, Grant Ragan, Maple Grove, Radiant, Shuler, St. Francis, Walnut Hills, Waukee, and Woodland Hills. 

Spring 10U Boys (2010s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$109.00

Spring 10U Girls (2010s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$109.00

Spring 9U Boys (2011s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$109.00

Spring 9U Girls (2011s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$109.00

2019-2020 11U-19U Recreational

The 11U through 19U Recreational Program is a team/league based program for players born between January 1st, 2000 and Dec 31st, 2009.

Registration Fees: $115 before the February 2nd registration deadline; $140 after registration deadline of February 2nd

Spring Dates (tentative as of 12/6):
April 5th: Practices can start
April 18th: First weekend of games
May 23rd-24th: BYE weekend in observance of Memorial Day
June 6th: Last weekend of regularly scheduled games
June 13th: Last weekend for rescheduled games

Game Times (these are general and are up to the league as they schedule):
 
11U - 12U: Primary Sunday afternoons starting at 1pm (possible Saturday overflow)
13U - 14U: Primary Saturday afternoons (possible Sunday afternoon overflow)
15U and older: Primary Sunday afternoons starting at 1pm (possible Saturday overflow)

These times and days are determined by ISA who schedules the league and could change. 

Practice Times:
Practices are held 1 to 2 times a week and are scheduled by the volunteer coach. Days and times are determined by the volunteer coach. 

Description: Volunteer coaches conduct practices once to twice a week at a local green space with their team and then games are played on the weekends (7 games total). Players will also receive 2 practice per season coached by VSA's Director of Recreation and may be eligible for other recreational clinics/events. 

For 11U and up teams, we do our best to maintain whole age groups or even 2 year age groups. Depending on the numbers sometimes we combine age groups to create teams. In the ISA Central Level 3 League we can also register small sided teams where 13U and up teams can play 7 v 7. The number of players on a roster and the way they are grouped is all dependent on the number of players that register in each age group.

 

Spring 11U Boys (2009s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 12U Boys (2008s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 13U Boys (2007s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 14U Boys (2006s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 15U Boys (2005s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 16U Boys (2004s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 17U Boys (2003s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 18U Boys (2002s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 19U Boys (2001s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 11U Girls (2009s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 12U Girls (2008s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 13U Girls (2007s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 14U Girls (2006s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 15U Girls (2005s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 16U Girls (2004s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 17U Girls (2003s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

Spring 18U/19U Girls (2002s and 2001s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/18/2020 to 06/14/2020
$115.00

2019-2020 Mighty Tikes (3 year olds)

Start your child out right with MIGHTY TIKES! For all players 3 years old who would like to get a taste of soccer by attending 35 minutes sessions for 6 weeks to gain motor and social skills as well as a fundamental relationship with the ball. There are four seasons of the program during a calendar year; fall, winter (2 sessions), spring and summer. Sessions will be conducted by our energetic staff who are excited to work with players who are getting their first soccer experience. What's Included? Training sessions are 35 minutes in length in which the last 10 minutes will be utilized for small sided play. Participants will also receive a t-shirt. 

Spring 2020 Mighty Tikes

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/16/2020 to 05/21/2020
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$60.00

2019-2020 Grasskickers (5U - 6U)

Get Your Kicks at Grasskickers!For all players born in 2015 and 2014(5U and 6U) who would like to devote 45 minutes a week to learn new fundamental soccer skills while enhancing their appreciation for the sport. There are four seasons of the program during a calendar year; fall, winter (2 sessions), spring, and summer. Sessions entails the supervision of experienced coaching staff as well as older VSA Select players. Staff are given a skill specific lesson plan and will engage the players in activities that will will allow the players to demonstrate skill competency. The program is an affordable opportunity that will introduce your child to soccer in a fun & positive environment.What’s Included? Training sessions are 45 minutes in length in which the last 10 to 15 minutes will be utilized for small sided play. Participants will also receive a t-shirt.  

Spring 2020 Grasskickers

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/16/2020 to 05/21/2020
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$70.00

2019-2020 PRE-Academy (7U - 10U)

All about PRECISION / REPETITION / EXCELLENCE!

The VSA PRE-Academy program is a supplemental program for recreational 7Us through 10Us who are participating in recreational programming. PRE-Academy players receive one training a week for 6 weeks. The training emphasizes advanced dribbling skills, specifically 1v1 attacking skills. Players will gain knowledge and experience that will help them prepare for VSA's Academy program. Sessions are conducted by VSA's paid staff coaches who are educated to execute a specific curriculum. The last 15 minutes of the sessions will be dedicated to small sided games. Seasons & Training: VSA PRE-Academy players are grouped into training groups with other players similar in age and they participate in training sessions conducted by VSA coaching staff. There are 6 training sessions per season and the program operates during the fall, winter, spring and summer. Training sessions during the fall and spring seasons are typically 60 minutes in length. Spring, Summer, and Fall: Timberline Soccer Complex – Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Winter: Indoors on Saturdays usually early to late afternoon.

Seasons & What's Included
Training sessions focused on proper technique for 
- footwork - dribbling - passing - receiving - shooting
-PRE-Academy shirt

If you have questions about PRE-Academy, please email us at [email protected]

Spring 2020 PRE-Academy

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/13/2020 to 05/18/2020
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$80.00

2019-2020 9U-10U Academy

The 9U/10U Academy Program is a team/league based program for players born between Jan 1st, 2010 and Dec 31st, 2011.

Registration Fees: $295 - through February 2nd  $315 - after February 2nd

Practice Times: Academy Players train twice a week at the VSA complex - normally on Tuesdays and Fridays. 

Game Times: Academy teams mostly play league games on Saturdays with a few Sundays. They play teams in the Des Moines area and surrounding communities for away games.  

The Central Iowa Festival is included in your fees. All other festivals/tournaments are optional and invoiced out separately.  Festivals and Tournament may have games on Saturdays, Sundays, or both days.   

Description: Players will train twice a week with team and staff coaches under a season long curriculum that is age specific. Coaches in the Academy Program have (or are in the process of obtaining) a minimum of an USSF E Coaching License or a USSF Grassroots 7v7 License.  Many of VSA's Academy Coaches have a higher level licensing. Players are placed on balanced teams to compete against other club's academy teams in the ISL Academy League. Rosters change every season, but the age group will always train together. The Academy Program is training focused with the development of the individual player in mind. There are no tryouts for the Academy Program. 

To see if your player is ready for the academy program, please visit VSA Academy Page . 

Spring 10U Boys (2010s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 03/25/2020 to 06/21/2020
$295.00

Spring 10U Girls (2010s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 03/25/2020 to 06/21/2020
$295.00

Spring 9U Boys (2011s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 03/25/2020 to 06/21/2020
$295.00

Spring 9U Girls (2011s)

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 03/25/2020 to 06/21/2020
$295.00

VISION SOCCER ACADEMY

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