GRASSROOTS PROGRAM – WINTER 2022-2023
The registration for our Winter 2022 – 2023 Grassroots program is now open! We are looking forward to a comprehensive 8 week Grassroots session that will start in early December.
We have just started our Fall Grassroots program that takes place on Saturday mornings through September and October. If you missed the registration then please click here for all the details on how you can register.
The Grassroots East program is the foundation level of our entire Academy programming and under the guidance of Afrim Latifi and our staff, will continue to focus on the development of our youngest players on the ball.
The Winter Grassroots East Program is open to players born in the 2018 – 2014 window.
Shallenberger Sportsplex Indoor
686 Englishman Hill Road
Connellsville PA, 15425
The Riverhounds Academy places a heavy focus on building its overall foundation and structure as well as instilling its top coaches and technical trainers into the grassroots phase of the developmental model. This will provide quality in all sessions and provide a positive experience for the youngest players.
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds Academy Grassroots Vision: To create a fun, safe and sustainable environment for everyone to enjoy and participate in the sport of soccer. By focusing on grassroots development, we are investing in the future of players by laying the foundation to increase participation in soccer for young children.
The Grassroots Program’s goals and emphasis are the following:
- Technical development – ball mastery
- Building good habits in all our players
- 1v1, 2v2, 3v3, 4v4 training
- High-energy sessions
- Providing an emotional connection with the player and giving them confidence
- A platform where young children can fall in love with the game and have fun
- Stimulates a greater interest in the game of soccer
2018 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014 Boys and Girls
Saturday Mornings – 11:30am – 12:30pm
Saturday December 3rd, 2022
Saturday December 10th, 2022
Saturday December 17th, 2022
Saturday January 7th, 2023
Saturday January 14th, 2023
Saturday January 21st, 2023
Saturday January 28th, 2023
Saturday February 4th, 2023
Price – $199
A family can either PIF or follow the installment plan below:
Upon Sign Up – $100
1/15/2023 – $99
All players will be required to purchase a Grassroots training uniform. The PDF ordering form is attached below. Please print out and follow the instructions on the form. You will need to send you order form to the following:
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
ATTN – Jason Rice
1314 Oak Street, Connellsville, PA, 15425
Grassroots Uniform Order Form
We ask you order your uniform upon sign up so we can have it ready for the start of the program. If a player is returning to the program and already has this specific uniform there is no need to purchase.
For information on how to order please contact Jason Rice – firstname.lastname@example.org
Grassroots Contact – Afrim Latifi – email@example.com
The Riverhounds Academy places a heavy focus on building its overall foundation and structure, instilling its top coaches and technical trainers into the grassroots phase of the developmental model. This will provide quality in all the sessions and provide a positive experience for the youngest of players.
Afrim Latifi – Grassroots East Director
James Meara – Academy East Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
Jason Rice – Academy Coordinator – email@example.com