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Academy Program

Phoenix Soccer Academy Program

The Fond du Lac Soccer Association "Phoenix Academy" is a program available to girls and boys in the U8 and U10 age groups ages 7-10. Soccer Academy programs are designed to bridge the gap between recreation league and select (competitive) league play focusing on player development from professional coaching to create the best possible environment for our youth soccer players to excel once they reach the select level at U11. 

Phoenix Academy Details: ​

  • Academy Program Head Coach: Craig Peltonen. Coach Peltonen will oversee and lead the Phoenix Academy program. Coach Peltonen is the Director of Coaching for the Fond du Lac Soccer Association as well as the Head Men's Coach at Marian University. 
  • All players of an age group train together as a pool and may be split up any way for games and scrimmages.
  • Academy teams may play games against other academy teams during the season (based on availability). 
  • Coed Practices will be held at the Fond du Lac Soccer Complex. 
  • The Spring season will run from mid April and continue until mid June and the Fall Season will run early September to mid-October. 
  • Minimum Age: Player must at least 7 years old as of first day of Academy and they cannot turn older than 11 by end of each Academy session.
  • A 100% commitment to the program is required. This program is for players who are serious about taking their game to the next level. 

Fall 2017 Academy - Registration Now Open

The Fall 2017 academy will be meet twice a week with practices on one day and scrimmages on the other.

The Fall session will begin after labor day and run till mid-October, however we will be holding a special one day practice to kick off the fall academy on August 27th during the FC Green Bay Tournament that is held at our soccer complex in Fond du Lac and encourage all players to stay and watch the games that day.

Academy Begins: Sunday September 10th through Tuesday, October 17th.  (6 week program)

Sunday Practices:

  • U7/U8: 3pm - 4pm
  • U9/U10: 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Tuesday Scrimmages:

  • U7/U8: 5pm - 6pm
  • U9/U10: 6:15pm - 7:30pm

Academy Questions?

Chad Collett

Chad Collett

President | Field Scheduler | Select Director

Phone: 920-539-6059

Craig Peltonon

Craig Peltonon

Director of Coaching

Phone: 920-904-5755