Juniors

 

Juniors Program: Kindergarten

NGS Juniors Kindergarten (JK) program sessions meet on Saturdays at Bowen Field in Newton Centre. The 60-minute program emphasizes fun, touches on the ball and positive encouragement. Players engage in soccer learning activities led by the NGS Professional Coaching Staff during the first half hour, then play small-sided (4v4) scrimmages.  New for fall 2016: Players will be placed on teams with a parent coach for organizational purposes and may submit friend/teammate requests to NGS.

Juniors Program: 1st Grade

NGS Juniors Grade 1 (J1) program sessions meet on Saturday mornings at Bowen Field in Newton Centre. Like the Juniors K program, the Juniors Grade 1 program meets for 60 minutes and emphasizes fun and learning. Players engage in soccer learning activities led by the NGS Professional Coaching Staff during the first half hour, then play small-sided (4v4) scrimmages.  Players are placed on teams with a parent coach for organizational purposes and may submit friend/teammate requests to NGS.

Juniors Program: 2nd Grade

The NGS Juniors Grade 2 (J2) program plays scrimmages on Saturday afternoons at Brown/Oak Hill Fields. J2 players are assigned to teams and may submit friend/teammate requests to NGS. J2 teams are coached by parent coaches and hold one 60-minute practice each week. On Saturdays, teams play 40-minute small-sided scrimmages (4v4) against other NGS J2 teams using small goals. Games are officiated by NGS referees-in-training.

There is no scorekeeping in NGS JK, J1 or J2 soccer.

Overview of NGS Programs