18x26 Academy Soccer Programs

Soccer Starters Program

Registration for Soccer Starters Here 

This is an introduction soccer training program for 6-13 year old boys who have a unique interest and passion for soccer.  

Soccer for starters is designed with three progressive levels building young players' basic skills of the game such as passing the ball, running with the ball, shooting, and essential techniques while all fostering an understanding of teamwork. 

overview of the program

level 1: Players with no experience(ages 5-8)

skills developed: Short passes, dribbling, moving with the ball, jumping, running, running into spaces with the ball 

key objective: learning about soccer in a fun environment with activities, and small sided games

Level 2: Some experience and attended all level 1 trainings(ages 6-9)

Skills developed: footwork, agility, coordination, flexibility, shooting

Key objective: understanding the basic game play and strategy

level 3: developing experienced players ready for club level soccer and high school soccer (ages 10-13) 

skills developed: Shooting, defending, attacking, passing  

Key Objective: encourage growth with small sided games vs other teams. 

program costs:

players and their families across all our programs/teams only pay zero to 30% of the market rate, making soccer participation accessible and affordable for everyone.

Registration deadlines

  • Spring/Summer level 1 Registration deadline: 04/01/2024
  • Spring/Summer level II Registration Deadline: 04/01/2024
  • Spring/Summer level III Registration Deadline: 04/01/2024
  • Winter Futsal Registration Deadline for all levels: 09/15/2024

Winter Futsal Sessions (10/10/2023- 02/28/2024

  • Saturdays 5-7Pm
  • 685 W Minnehaha Ave
  • St Paul Mn 55410

Spring/Summer Sessions (04/15/ 2024 - 08/ 31/2024)

  • Ninth Street Soccer and Coffee
  • Minneapolis Parks 

SUMMER I SESSION June 3, 2024 - August 31, 2024.

SUMMER level II SESSION June 3, 2024 - August 30, 2024

SUMMER level III SESSION June 3, 2024 - August 30, 2024



18x26 Academy is more than just a soccer club; we are a 501c3 non-profit community organization. we are counting on your support to provide affordable program for over 500-1000 players participating in this program in various levels. 

if you are interested in sponsoring/partnering with this program, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]

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