CONTRA u8 Academy


CONTRA u8 Academy - Spring Season 2019

The u8 Academy powered by Contra Costa FC focuses on full development of the young soccer player:

  1. Technical
  2. Physical
  3. Soccer Concepts
  4. Cognitive
  5. Social Skills

All Academy Footballers will be able to scrimmage at halftime during Contra Costa FC Home Matches. In addition, each academy player will be granted access to be apart of the international walkout prior to all of our UPSL Home Matches as well. Walk out hand-n-hand with our professional players! The goal is to surround and inspire the young footballers!

Years 2012-13... Boys & Girls
$750 Per Player... Training Kit Provided (matches the professional teams kit)
Monday & Wednesday
4:00-5:00pm & 5:00-6:00pm

24 Total Sessions & 4 Play Dates
May: 6-13-20-27
June: 3-10-17-24
July: 8-15-22-29
Aug: 5-12-19-264
PLUS CCFC Home Matches:
  >International Walk-out... hand-n-hand with the players
  >Scrimmage at Halftime... must wear training kits
  >Gain access to players

Technical Director - Gabe Cienfuegos... brings over 14 years of experience to the table. Receiving the majority of his education over seas Coach will implement his European techniques and understanding of stage development in relation to the game of soccer. Coach will most heavily influence #1, 3 and 5; however, a collaboration between both directors will be worked to combine focuses.
Performance Director - Mark Wine... brings over 16 years of performance training to the table. Coach Wine has experienced novice to professional levels throughout his career thus allowing him to unlock athletic potential at early stages. Simple concepts and applications related to soccer development Coach will most heavily influence #2 and #4; however, a collaboration between both directors will be worked to combine focuses.
Player Coaches - CCFC Professional Players... throughout the u8 Academy CCFC UPSL players will provide in-session coaching. Their expertise and skill sets will allow our u8 Academy Footballers an opportunity to be inspired and having an opportunity to watch them at matches.