Development Academy (Fall/Winter)
This November 5th begins the 9th year of the Riley Development Academy. RDA is an individual training academy used for kids who are looking to excel in all aspects of the game. Each Academy group will meet 17 times (1x per week for 17 weeks). Each session is 1.25 hours. The first 15 minutes of each session is dedicated to speed and agility as well as proper stretching.
After the 15 minute warm up, the academy will dedicate the next hour focusing on the “topic of the week”. Every week the kids will focus on a different aspect of the game. Topics covered on a week to week basis are as follows:
10-Slaloms 11- 3v3 tournaments (2 of them)
NEW FOR 2018/19
• This year’s Academy will be held at the 434 Sportsplex located at 1900 Vestal Parkway West, Vestal NY 13850.
• The Price for the academy will be $300 per player or $275 per player for families with 2 or more children attending. .
• The Academy will only be offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays
Academy Curriculum/Dates For 2018-19:
Week 1: Footskills/Dribbling (11/5)
Week 2: Footskills/Dribbling (11/12)
11/19 OFF FOR THANKSGIVING
Week 3: Footskills/Dribbling (11/26)
Week 4: Footskills/Dribbling (12/3)
Week 5: Turns/Moves (12/10)
Week 6: 1v1’s/ 2v1’s/ 2v2’s (12/17)
12/24 OFF FOR CHRISTMAS
Week 7: Passing/Receiving (1/7)
Week 8: Passing/Receiving (1/4)
Week 9: 3 v 3 tournament (1/21)
Week 10: Footskills/Dribbling & Possession (1/28)
Week 11: Passing/Receiving & Possession (2/4)
Week 12: Attacking Goal with #’s up (2/11)
Week 13: Shooting (2/18)
Week 14: Shooting (2/25)
Week 15: Shooting (3/4)
Week 16: 1v1 and 2v2 tournaments (3/11)
Week 17: 3 v 3 Tournament & Closing ceremonies (3/18)
3/25 Make Up Week If Necessary
Days/Times/Age Groups (Birth Years)
Mondays 5:00-6:15: 2009/ 2010/2011 (Open)
Mondays 6:00-7:15: 2007/ 2008/ 2009 (Open)
Mondays 7:00-8:15: 2004/ 2005/ 2006 (Open)
Mondays 8:00-9:15: 2001+/ 2002/ 2003 (Open)
Tuesdays 5:00-6:15: 2008/ 2009 (Open)
Tuesdays 6:00-7:15: 2006/ 2007 (Open)
Tuesdays 7:00-8:15: 2001+/ 2002/ 2003 (Open)
Tuesdays 8:00-9:15: 2004/ 2005 (Open)
Fridays 5:00-6:15: 2009/ 2008/ 2007 (Open)
Fridays 6:00-7:15: 2006/ 2005/ 2004 (Open)
-If you have a group of 10 or more who would like to attend the academy together, please email RDA BEFORE registration opens on October 8th.
-If a group says (Open), it means there are 30 spots available when registration opens on Monday, October 8th @ 8am.
-If a group says (limited spots available), it means a group or team has reserved that time slot but there are still spots open because the team had less than 30 kids on it.
-If a group says (Full), it means a team of 30 or more has reserved that time slot and is not open for registration.
-If the ONLY day you can attend the academy fall on a day that says (Full), please email RDA so they can try to help accommodate you!
Cost and Payment Plan (New Price:
Additional Academy Information:
Awards are as follows:
Early Registration Available (meet & greet):
Early Registration will take place November 4th at the 434 Sportsplex.. At the meet & greet parents and kids will be able to meet the RDA Staff, make first payment, pick up their academy uniform, and ask any questions you may have.
Academy Player Registration
Riley Development Academy
1900 Vestal Parkway West • Vestal, New York 13850
607-765-6609 • Contact Us