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Macomb/Shelby Twp

DO YOU WANT YOUR CHILD TO LEARN & PLAY SOCCER?

Junior Nationals is a recreational soccer program designed for youth born between the years of 2018 - 2010 to learn, develop and apply their soccer skills. Our training program focuses on teaching the fundamentals of soccer by giving players lots of opportunities to dribble, pass and shoot the ball. 

Each session is designed to improve your child's technical ability and confidence with the ball and is led by experienced, professional soccer trainers who are passionate about player development.  Our coaches focus on creating fun, energetic environments that provide technical repetition with the ball at the player’s feet. 

At Junior Nationals, we create a fun atmosphere of learning where your child can develop and grow to love the beautiful game of soccer!  #JuniorNationals, #LearnDevelopPlay!


NEW PROGRAM ALERT INTRODUCING "GO JUNIORS" (girls only Team)

New Option for "GO JUNIORS"  GIRLS to play on GIRLS ONLY Teams.  Girls will train with in the Junior Nationals Program which gives you the choice of day and time and location of training,   However, we will make All girls teams and play with in USL (United Soccer League).   This will be based on registration.

Games will be on Saturdays  at Whispering Woods Park  11000 21 Mile Rd Shelby Township.    10 MINUTES FROM WANDA PARK.  Trainings you will select according to time slots available in registration.

 

Game Divisions break down for Spring

2018/2019 will remain coed at Wanda Park

2016/2017 choice of All GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park 

2014/2015 choice of ALL GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park

2012/2013 choice of ALL GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park

 

Games will be on Saturdays  at Whispering Woods Park  11000 21 Mile Rd Shelby Township.  Trainings you will select below according to time slots available.  10 MINUTES FROM WANDA PARK

 

2018/2019 will remain COED at Wanda Park

2016/2017 choice of All GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park 

2014/2015 choice of ALL GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park

2012/2013 choice of ALL GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park

2010/2011 CAN CONTACT ME FOR OPTIONS  586-557-5704

spring 2024 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

7 WEEK PROGRAM 

STARTS THE WEEK OF april 8th

SPRING 2024 SESSION PROGRAM DATES APRIL 8TH - JUNE 1ST

WELCOME

SPRING 2024 Junior Nationals Shelby/Macomb,

 

Trainings start the week of APRIL 11th.

Games Start April   Last Game JUNE 1st.

7 Trainings and 7 Games

 

Location: TRAINING  AT PREMIER SPORTS CENTER   (GAMES WILL BE AT WANDA PARK)

 

Premier Sports Center (INDOOR)

14901 23 Mile Rd

Shelby Township, MI 48315

 

Tuesday Training Times:  

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Birth Years  2019,2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014  

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Birth Years  2019,2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Birth Years  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010,

 

Wednesday Training Times:  

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Birth Years  2019,2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014  

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Birth Years  2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013  

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Birth Years  2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

 

Thursday Training Times:

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Birth Years  2019,2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014  

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Birth Years  2019,2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Birth Years  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

 

SATURDAY GAME LOCATION (Times: 9:00am - 2:00 pm) (OUTDOOR)

WANDA PARK

13707 Clinton River Rd

Sterling Heights, MI

 

INTRODUCING "GO JUNIORS"

New Option for "GO JUNIORS"  GIRLS to play on GIRLS ONLY Teams.  Girls will train with in the Junior Nationals Program which gives you the choice of day and time and location of training,   However, we will make All girls teams and play with in USL (United Soccer League).   This will be based on registration.

Games will be on Saturdays  at Whispering Woods Park  11000 21 Mile Rd Shelby Township.    10 MINUTES FROM WANDA PARK.  Trainings you will select according to time slots available in registration.

 

Game Divisions break down for Spring

2018/2019 will remain coed at Wanda Park

2016/2017 choice of All GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park 

2014/2015 choice of ALL GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park

2012/2013 choice of ALL GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park

 

Games will be on Saturdays  at Whispering Woods Park  11000 21 Mile Rd Shelby Township.  Trainings you will select below according to time slots available.  10 MINUTES FROM WANDA PARK

 

2018/2019 will remain COED at Wanda Park

2016/2017 choice of All GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park 

2014/2015 choice of ALL GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park

2012/2013 choice of ALL GIRLS or remain COED at Wanda Park

2010/2011 CAN CONTACT ME FOR OPTIONS  586-557-5704

 

Cost

Training Only $129

Training and Games $219  

One time Purchase  Uniform kit $55 for all Players playing games good thru Summer 2024

This year kit is MINT, LIGHT BLUE, AND NAVY.

3 Shirts, 1 Short, 1 Sock

Sibling Discount $10 after first player

 


QUESTIONS?

See the "Frequently Asked Questions" section below on this page.  If you have other questions, please contact the Jr Nationals Program Director.

COME PREPARED!

Please be sure that your soccer player is wearing athletic clothing, soccer or tennis shoes, and shin guards. 

Bring a soccer ball and water bottle.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Renee VanGampelaere
ReneeV@NationalsSoccer.com

586.557.5704

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


WHAT TYPES OF TRAINERS ARE USED FOR THESE PROGRAMS?

These programs are led by professional soccer trainers that have experience in teaching the fundamentals of soccer.  Not only are they skilled in communicating soccer technique, they create a fun, welcoming environment where learning can take place.


HOW ARE PAYMENTS MADE FOR THESE PROGRAMS?

These programs are to be paid with debit/credit card or electronic check via our SportsEngine website.  There is a registration link on each location's page in the Junior Nationals section of the website.


WHAT DOES MY CHILD NEED TO WEAR AND BRING WITH THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE PROGRAMS?

  • Each player should wear athletic attire, such as shorts and a t-shirt for warmer days and sweats for cooler days.  
  • Shin guards and cleats are highly encouraged for players ages 6 and up.  Younger players may wear traditional gym shoes.
  • Players should bring a soccer ball.  Any size will do, but ideally a size 3 for ages 4-7 and a size 4 for ages 8-12.
  • Most importantly!  Please bring plenty of water for your soccer player(s) to stay hydrated!

WHO DO I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?

Contact the Program Director listed on the Junior Nationals page for your location of interest.


WHAT HAPPENS IN THE FALL WITH RESPECT TO THE LOSS OF DAYLIGHT?

If necessary, the last two weeks will be moved up. The different start time will be communicated by email or you may contact the local Program Director. 


WHO DO I CONTACT IF I FEEL MY CHILD IS READY FOR TRAVEL/SELECT SOCCER?

Contact the local Jr Nationals Program Director who will connect you with the Nationals coach assigned to the travel/select team.