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8U Co-ed Development Team - Spring

Program Overview

The 8U Development Team is made up of players 8 years old and younger with one year of soccer experience looking to improve their skills and play competitive soccer. The development teams serve as the second stage of the TOP Soccer progression path, providing players an opportunity to play local competitive soccer during a 3 month season. This team is co-ed.


Practices

The 8U development team will practice twice per week from April-June:

  • Sundays 9:00am-10:30am @ De La Salle 
  • Saturdays 12:00pm-1:30pm @ BSS

Games

This team runs from early April through the end of June. All games will come from tournament and local exhibition play through Ontario Soccer and local academies.


Coaches

This team will be coached by Massimo Luciani, former provincial soccer player  and experienced youth coach. The 8U team will be assisted by TOP Sports' staff coaches as well as numerous former OPDL and Academy players.


If your son or daughter is interested in playing on this development team, please email admin@topsports.ca for more information and registration details.


All information posted here is subject to change and may affect scheduling, cost, and tournament entries.

Details

Number of Practices: 28 hours of practice (2 per week)

Number of Games: 2-3

Spots: Limited spots available

Practice Fields: De La Salle, The Bishop Strachan School.

Included: TOP soccer kit, field rentals, professional coaching, tournaments fees, insurance.


Note: Depending on numbers of players interested, assessment practices may be held to determine the placement of players on the 8U team.


**Exact number of practices and games to be confirmed**

8U Boys Development Team - Fall

Program Overview

The 8U Boys Development Team is made up of players 8 and under with a few years of soccer experience looking to improve their skills and play competitive soccer. The development teams serve as the second stage of the TOP Soccer progression path, providing players an opportunity to play local competitive soccer during a 2 month season. 


Practices

The 8U development team will practice twice per week from April-June:

  • Schedule TBD (Generally Sunday/Tuesday)


Games

This team runs from early September to late October. All games will come from tournament and local exhibition play through Ontario Soccer and local academies.


Coaches

This team will be coached by Massimo Luciani, former provincial soccer player  and experienced youth coach. The 8U team will be assisted by TOP Sports' staff coaches as well as numerous former OPDL and Academy players.


If your son or daughter is interested in playing on this development team, please email admin@topsports.ca for more information and registration details.


All information posted here is subject to change and may affect scheduling, cost, and tournament entries.

Details

Number of Practices: 24 hours of practice (2 per week)

Number of Games: 2-3

Spots: Limited spots available

Practice Fields: De La Salle, The Bishop Strachan School.

Included: TOP Soccer kit, field rentals, professional coaching, tournaments fees, insurance.


Note: Depending on numbers of players interested, assessment practices may be held to determine the placement of players on the 8U team.


**Exact number of practices and games to be confirmed**

Our Core Values

#1 Quality practice time over quantity of games

"Practice does not make perfect.  Perfect practice makes perfect." 

- Vince Lombardi


#2 Consistent, convenient, manageable schedule that allows for and encourages multi-sport play

"It is not enough to be busy... The question is: what are we busy about?"

- Henry David Thoreau

#3 - Focus on long term athletic development that promotes well rounded athletes

"Forget about winning and losing - put your focus on learning and developing.  It's a much better long-term strategy, trust me."

 - Nicolas Gregoriades

#4 - High quality coaching that builds character

"A good Coach can change a GAME.  A great Coach can change a LIFE."

- John Wooden