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    NA Parks/SIU Grassroots Soccer Program

    SIU has partnered with NA Parks again this fall to host another session of the NA Parks/SIU Grassroots Program.   This program is open to any recreational player, birth year 2014-2008 (6U-12U) who would like to participate.  Participants do not have to be currently registered with SIU to participate in this program.

    The purpose of this program is to provide an environment that gives the player the motor skills for all sports, the foundations for playing soccer, developing a sound character, and having fun.   All training sessions will use game-related activities to enhance player development.   In using a game-related methodology for instruction, the goal for all players will be to develop motor skills and ball mastery to move the ball forward, create scoring chances, score goals, prevent the opponent from moving the ball forward, regain possession, denying the opponent scoring opportunities, and prevent the opponent from scoring goals.

    Session dates are: November 3, 10, 17, and 24, and December 1 at Silver Street Park (indoor), New Albany.   At this time all age groups will train from 4-5pm.   Times may be adjusted depending on enrollment. 

    Program fee is $25.00 (includes all five sessions).

    Register today!  http://bit.ly/2019fallSOCCERgrassroots

    Questions about the Program may be directed to Dutch Vigar, SIU Director of Coaching, at dutchvigar@gmail.com .

    SIU 12U Boys Champions at the St. Francis Fall Classic

     Congratulations to Coach Taylor Hamblin's 12U Boys on bringing home the championship trophy at the St. Francis Fall Classic held September 21-22. The team finished the tournament with a 3-1-0 record by scoring 12 goals while only giving up 4. With this they qualify for the Indiana Soccer Challenge Cup. Way to represent SIU boys!

    Thanks To Our Sponsors!


    Louisville City FC Discounted Single-Match & Season Tickets On Sale Now

    2019 Louisville City FC discounted Single-Match Tickets starting at just$10. SIU is proud to be an Official Youth Partner with LouCity again this season. Our club will receive a 10% rebate for all tickets sold using our access code, 10% discount on all Louisville City FC merchandise online and 10% off entry to all LCFC camps and clinics. The club that sells the most tickets throughout the 2019 season will be the official Youth Partner for the first game at the new Butchertown stadium in 2020. 

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    Help Support SIU Through FlipGive

    Southern Indiana United is now partnering with a service called FlipGive to raise funds to help cover costs and prevent increased membership fees. With FlipGive anyone can shop online with popular brands like Walmart, Apple, Under Armour or buy gift cards to restaurants and ...

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    College Recruiting 101 Seminar by Louisville City FC & SIU

    Special thanks to Mario Sanchez, Director of Youth Development with Louisville City FC, for speaking at our “Recruiting 101 Seminar”. Mario shared with us a "Step by Step Guide on How to Navigate the Process" of college recruiting from his experience as a 20 year coach in NCAA Division I. Mario was nice enough to share his presentation and allow us to video it as well. This is a fantastic resource for our club and can be found below. 

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    Nutrition for Peak Performance: What Youth Soccer Players Need to Know

    Why is Nutrition and Hydration Important for Sports?

    • To supply the right amount of nutrients and energy for workouts & competition
    • Helps prevent fatigue and injury
    • Decrease recovery time between workouts
    • Planning for meals= planning for training/competition
    • Healthy eating increases energy

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