GRASSROOTS PROGRAM – WINTER 2023-2024
We are pleased to announce that we have opened registration for our Winter Grassroots East Program. As we move through the end of the Fall program, we will once again be offering an opportunity for players to attend our Grassroots sessions that will take place at Shallenberger SportsPlex (Indoor) in Connellsville, PA.
The Grassroots East program is the foundation level of our entire Academy programming and will continue to focus on the development of our youngest players.
The Winter Grassroots East Program is open to players born in the 2019 – 2015 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
2019 / 2018 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 Boys and Girls
10 Weeks – Start Date – Saturday December 2nd, 2023
Saturdays – NOON – 1:00pm
Saturday December 2nd, 2023
Saturday December 9th, 2023
Saturday December 16th, 2023
Saturday January 6th, 2024
Saturday January 13th, 2024
Saturday January 20th, 2024
Saturday January 27th, 2024
Saturday February 3rd, 2024
Saturday February 10th, 2024
Saturday February 17th, 2024
Price – $225
A family can either PIF or follow the installment plan below:
Upon Sign up – $125
1/15/2024 – $50
2/15/2024 – $50
First player – Full Price
Second Player – $25 off
Third Player – $50 off
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 – Zach Traynor – email@example.com
Zachary Traynor – Grassroots East Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
James Meara – Academy East Director – email@example.com
Jason Rice – Academy Coordinator – firstname.lastname@example.org