HS Girls Program
HS Girls Program Overview
Over the last 20 plus years we have consistently develop the area's top HS players with 10 MSL Conference HS players of the year. Top players have continued their careers at Division I, II, III, and NAIA schools. College Highlights
We have help HS players In our HS girls programs we focus on developing advanced technical skills and tactics in a high level training environment, providing players a strong competitive experience. In this “Advanced Stage” of development, there is an emphasis on refining the technical proficiency, tactical awareness, physical abilities, and mental toughness. There is an increase in commitment, intensity and focus on player performance. The HS program consistently produces the area’s top high school players as well as players who play at Division I, II, III, and NAIA college programs. (HS Players of the Year-Rachel Lenke-Prospect, Kathryn Korff-Hersey, Kayla Knauss-Hersey, and Daily Herald Athlete of the Year-Maddie Conlin-RMHS, Georgette Topalis-BGHS, Chicago Tribune Athlete of the Year-Georgette Topalis, Stephanie Mazurek-Conant, Alexa Davis-RMHS)
TACTICAL-component is an essential part of training at this stage. We place an increased importance on speed of play, quick transition, and other advanced principles of attacking and defending concepts. Players will learn how to "Play in Systems" which incorporates the combination of mastering team tactical development and technical mastering of the ball.
TECHNICAL-Advanced technical training will continue to focus on speed and accuracy with an emphasis on passing and finishing. Individual creativity/ability will also be encouraged in combination with learning to make correct tactical choices within game situations.
PHYSICAL-component will focus on speed and agility, strength and conditioning.
PSYCHO-SOCIAL-development focuses on strengthening the team concept and developing leadership skills, attitude and mental toughness. Players are expected to show commitment to the team, concentration in training sessions and competitiveness during the game.
Program provides opportunities to develop and prepare for high school soccer and beyond. At this stage of development there is a strong need to prepare our athletes for the demands of higher-level competition and increase their exposure to more advanced techniques and tactics. The overall goal of the program remains long term player development.
Teams in the past have played NPL, CWNPL, National Cup,Midwest Regional League-MRL, IYSA Premiership, IL State Cup, IWSL and other local, regional and national tournaments (past tournaments-NSCAA College Showcase, WI, Indi College Showcase, SLSG-St. Louis College Showcase, Adidas Classic, Tampa Florida, W.A.G.S.-Washington, DC, NSCAA Showcase, KS, Discovery Cup Showcase, MA).
We also offer a unique and valuable College Soccer Recruiting Assistance program for players looking to play at the next level.