Boy’s First Touch Academy Information

Jacksonville Armada FC Youth will be changing the format of our U5 and U6 programs next fall. Next year all U5 (2015) and U6 (2014) players who register with the club will be placed in our new First Touch Academy. The First Touch Academy will offer families the option of one or two practices a week plus a game on Saturday.


Boy’s Recreational Information

Our Recreational program is for boys from age 4 through 19. The coaches are parent volunteers who are helped by the JAFCYA coaching staff. Our program is designed to introduce and teach age-appropriate technical and tactical skills in a positive environment that will foster an appreciation and enjoyment of the game.


Boy’s Jr. Academy Information

The Jr. Academy program is for players U7 and U8. Our Jr. Academy program is a great fit for young players and families who are showing a greater interest in a structured training atmosphere. Players train twice a week with paid club trainers covering age-appropriate technical and tactical aspects of soccer in a positive learning environment.


Boy’s Competitive Information

The Jacksonville Armada FC Youth Academy Competitive program offers teams in every age group from U8 through U19 for those who are interested in a higher level of play. These teams are coached by qualified coaches that train and develop youth soccer players with the objective of having them reach their Club, Collegiate, Olympic, National Team, and Professional Soccer goals and aspirations. Our coaching focuses on skills development in the early years and tactical abilities in the later years. And while winning is always our coaches’ game objective, the development of our players is our primary focus.

Our goal is to develop each player and to ensure each player develops and improves year to year within our club.

The Jacksonville Armada FC Youth Academy program has grown to be the premier club of North Florida fielding many high level teams in both the Girls and Boys programs. JAFCYA has fielded many very successful teams winning multiple national and regional championships. Many of our players have successfully earned their way into college soccer programs and earned athletic scholarships.

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