Long Island Junior Soccer League


The Pre-Academy introduces players to a different coaching methodology than they would receive from their club teams. The players are taught the value of technical excellence and how to use their technique to develop a style of play that is both fun for the players and enjoyable to watch for the fans.

U-9 & U-10 (2011 & 2012)

  • Fall training
  • Winter indoor training
  • Winter indoor tournaments
  • Spring training
  • Summer tournaments

“The Pre-Academy will be used to help players improve their technical ability,” LIJSL Academy Director Ronan Wiseman said. “This is the foundation for everything they will do going forward. During the training sessions, we will evaluate the players with a view to have them feed into the LIJSL Academy system in the future.”