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CFC Academy will offer three options as part of our Player Development Program (PDP) this summer. Technical Training, Strength & Conditioning, and 5v5 Play Dates. All Summer Training will take place at Grimes Soccer Complex.

Players who participate in all three will receive the most benefit but you are welcome to select just one or two components of the PDP.

WHAT TO WEAR

All players will wear navy training shorts, light blue training socks, and the gray Nike Dri-Fit shirt received at CFC Academy Tryouts. If you are joining the Summer PDP after tryouts or not a current member of CFC Academy, you will purchase the Nike Dri-Fit shirt at registration checkout.

SPEED & STRENGTH

Dates:
June 14-July 14 (Mondays/Wednesdays)
Times:
5:30-7:00 (2011s-2013s)
7:00-8:30 (2008s-2010s)
Location:
Grimes Soccer Complex - Field 2
Cost:
$150 (10 Sessions - 2x Per Week)
Discount:
Bundle Speed/Strength with Technical Training for $275 Total
Lead Instructor:
Richard Dixon

TECHNICAL TRAINING

Dates:
June 15-July 15 (Tuesdays/Thursdays)
Times:
5:30-7:00 (2011s-2013s)
7:00-8:30 (2008s-2010s)
Location:
Grimes Soccer Complex - Field 2
Cost:
$150 (10 Sessions - 2x Per Week)
Discount:
Bundle Speed/Strength with Technical Training for $275 Total
Lead Instructor:
Juan Hernandez

5V5 SATURDAYS

Dates:
June 19-July 17
Times:
9:30am-10:30am (2010 & Younger)
10:45am-11:45am (2009 & Older)
Location:
Grimes Soccer Complex - Field 2
Cost:
$25 (FREE if you sign up for one of the other full programs)
MORE DETAILS:
One of the best ways to grow a love for the game is simply playing the game in a fun, stress-free environment like 5v5. 

"Pick Five" Option

If you know that you can only attend half the sessions, we have a "Pick Five" option for a discounted rate. If you select this option, you may attend any five sessions of Technical Training for $100 or any five sessions of Speed & Strength for $100. Just show up at the sessions that work best for you -- no need to notify us in advance.

Senior Program (2007 & Older Birth Years)

Dates:
June 14-June 25
Nightly for 2 Weeks (Monday-Friday)
Time: 
7:00-8:30 - Field 2
Location:
Grimes Soccer Complex
Cost:
$150 (Both Weeks - 10 Sessions)
$100 (Week One Only - 5 Sessions)
$100 (Week Two Only - 5 Sessions)

About the Program:
On Monday, Wednesday, Friday players will be trained their ability to master the ball and apply it into game-like situations. In addition, they will work in their ability to shoot/finish in and around the box. These sessions will be led by CFC pros Juan Hernandez and Cameron Woodfin. On Tuesday/Thursday, CFC pro Richard Dixon will lead Speed & Strength sessions. Goalkeeper sessions will be led by CFC goalkeeper Phil D'Amico.


Official Partner

CFC pro team standout Richard Dixon will lead our Speed & Strength program this summer. A native of Jamaica, Dixon played college soccer at the University of West Florida and has been played professionally for the last several years including stops in Tampa, Charlotte, St. Louis, and Oklahoma City. 

Dixon holds a Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Science from the University of West Florida. He is certified by the National Academy Sports Medicine as a performance enhancement specialist. 

CFC pro team captain Juan Hernandez will lead our Technical Training. He joined Chattanooga FC in 2015. His play-making and passing ability helped lead CFC that year to their fourth national final in front of a record of 18,227 fans at Finley Stadium.

Hernandez hails from Madrid, Spain, but now calls Chattanooga his home. He was married in 2020 to former CFC Women's player Summer Lanter.