Select Teams

Select Teams

Santa Barbara SC is pleased to introduce our Select Team (previously EDUCO) for selected players. This is the perfect environment for SELECTED & INVITED advanced players, birth years 2018 to 2015, to develop age and ability appropriate soccer skills in a challenging environment. The Select Team is designed to provide players on the competitive soccer pathway an opportunity to receive a developmental curriculum that is designed and delivered by professional coaches. The Select Team provides an enhanced educational experience to developing players that encompasses the mental, physical, technical, and tactical aspects of the game of soccer.

Program. The Recreation Select Programs will launch in the Winter 2023 season. 

Ages. 2018 to 2015 birth year boys and girls

Level. Advanced ‘selected’ recreational (pre-club) players

Location. Girsh Park (7050 Phelps Road, Goleta, CA 93117)

Dates:

  • The clinics run on Wednesday (Winter session begins week of January 11th and ends week of March 15th) 
  • Registration FOR SELECTED PLAYERS ONLY will open on December 15, 2022. 
  • Winter All Star Select Team season (10-weeks)
  • Practice times will be from 3:45-5:00p.m. on Wednesday (2018 to 2015 Boys & Girls)

Rates:

  • $225 per player for a 10-week program (not including games & events)
  • Participants must purchase a club training kit upon registration for $25
  • Training kit can be used for subsequent Recreation Clinics or Teams Programs through the 2022-23 Season
  • Scholarships available, contact Bianca bianca@santabarbarasc.org

Select Teams. Teaches players to develop an appetite for self improvement while teaching individual character traits and values. The characteristics integrated into our curriculum can be broken down into four main areas for analysis: Psychomotor, Cognitive, Psychosocial and Cognitive Development.

Staff. Our professional licensed coaches strives for excellence at all times by planning, organizing and administering a comprehensive age appropriate development plan.

Typical Select Team Session. The program includes any of the below four pillars each week: Warm-Up, Session Topic, Character Development and Games.

Goals. Offer all motivated and talented youth players the opportunity to learn and develop both soccer and life skills in partnership with the highest quality professional coaches. Provide an opportunity for players to develop the necessary technique that is essential to the long-term growth and development of their game. We will organize, teach and discipline players to better understand the importance of a training regimen while creating com-fort with the ball. Players will be provided with a small-sided game environment that accentuates development and overall game understanding.

  • What to bring. Do not bring a ball. Wear proper soccer indoor flats, sneakers, cleats, wear shin guards and bring a water bottle. Wear your Santa Barbara SC issued practice uniform.

  • Check in & out. Please arrive at class 15 minutes prior to the start of each session and pick-up promptly at completion.

  • Required practice kit. Everyone child must wear Santa Barbara SC issue practice gear to each practice. Please select a size at registration.

  • Refund policy or cancellations. All payments are non-refundable unless Santa Barbara SC cancels the Select Teams.

To register (must first be selected to Select Team by a SBSC staff/coach) you will need a Playmetrics Account.

All Select Team, players (once selected) simply register for the clinic’s program for one day (Wednesdays- Boys & Girls)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Contact the Director of Recruitment for all questions pertaining to program & player selection process at waid@santabarbarasc.org  

Contact the Director of Recreational Programs for all registration inquiries at bianca@santabarbarasc.org