Boys U13 Rangers (Born 2012)

Westcastle is excited to launch the new 2024/2025 Boys U13 Pre-PDP teams, coached by our experienced Canada Soccer Youth and A Licensed coaches. The team will compete in the 2024/2025 LISA League at U13.

Training sessions will be 3 times per week to meet the standards in the four areas of development: Technical, Tactical, Physical and Psychosocial.

To express your interest in joining this team, please contact us. All players must register and attend our ID Camps. Visit our ID Camps page for Player Identification Camp dates to try out for the team.

2024/2025 HEAD COACH 

Eddie Mukahanana

Qualifications:
CANADA SOCCER Children’s Licence
CANADA SOCCER A Licence
Active Start
Fundamentals
Learn to train
Respect in Sports
Making Head Way in Soccer
Make Ethical Decisions

Mental Health in Sport
Technical Director Diploma 

The roster is built to compete in the LISA U13 league.

Visit our camps page for Player Identification Camp dates to try out for the team.

  • Training Block 1:  September 2024 – December 2024

    • Training session locations – UVIC + CML School
    • 2-3 Training sessions per week (Technical, Tactical)
      • 60-75 mins training sessions
      • Mon: 5:30 – 6:30 pm: UVIC
      • Wed: 6:00 – 7:15 pm:  CML Turf
      • Fri: 5:30 – 6:45 pm: UVIC/CML Turf
    • 1x League game per week

    Training Block 2:  January 2025 –  March 2025

    • Training session locations – UVIC + CML School
    • 2-3 Training sessions per week (Technical, Tactical)
      • 60-75 mins training sessions
      • Mon: 5:30 – 6:30 pm: UVIC
      • Wed: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm:  CML School Westhills
      • Fri: 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm: UVIC Turf

Physical Development: Primary development of aerobic power, acyclic speed and explosive strength.

Technical: Focus on speed of passing and receiving technique, ball controlling in small space, perception and quick execution of passing, overall ball control, receiving to turn at speed and finishing.

Psychosocial: Commitment to the team, increased concentration and self-control.

Tactical: Application of attacking and defending principles in SSG.

Social/Emotional: Cooperation, Communication, Respect and Discipline.

  1. Making passes, receiving to turn and finishing at speed under pressure
  2. Playing short passes at speed in small spaces.
  3. Coordination of tactical principles with teammates.
  4. Coordinate the counterattack and press in SSG.
  5. Show good fitness in mid/high demanding aerobic power practices.
  6. Showing good technique under pressure in fatigue.

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