SA Premier Soccer

Learn the fundamentals of soccer, including dribbling, passing and game play through skills, drills and scrimmages against local teams. The 7-month season begins in the fall, includes Area Games competition, and ends with the Special Olympic State Games.  Program pricing is available below. Learn more about scholarships here.

Division Info

Key:
Appropriate for children who walk independently.
Appropriate for children who use an assistive device.
Appropriate for children who use a wheelchair.

SA Premier

Designed for athletes with physical or intellectual disabilities who follow directions in a group settings.  There will be direct guidance from the soccer coach in order to progress their individual soccer skills, but no one-on-one volunteers.  

 Division Requirements

  • Athlete may have a physical or intellectual disability
  • Successful tryout or recommendation by staff
  • Possess the skill and desire to compete at a higher level
  • Must be able to comprehend and retain rules and skills, and then build upon them from week to week
  • 1:1 support is not provided, so must be able to train, compete, function in a group setting and follow the coach’s directions without volunteer assistance
  • Athletes will train with the goal of participating in competitions in and/or out of San Antonio
Typically offered
Winter Spring Fall
Duration
Twice weekly practices for 7 months
Age
12-21
Program Fee
Monthly fee based on practices and competitions

Sport Requirements

  • Must be cleared for minimal contact
  • Must be independent with mobility, meaning athletes should have fair walking balance and be able to run
  • Must be able to independently dribble the soccer ball
  • Must be able to complete drills independently
  • Must be able to pass accurately to a teammate
  • Must have a simple understanding of the game

 

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