The Super Peek Performance Plan Campus College Sports™ Soccer Teen Advisory Committee

Our Goal Are To:

Increase college entry acceptance for all program participants.

Indentify Pathways to Soccer Scholarships for every child who seeks to receive one!

Mentor and educate all students and increase awareness by arming them with the TRUTH
Improve the Technical Skills of every passionate player involved in the game.

Increase the competitiveness of each School and club team involved to the point that we all can see the difference on the pitch.

Link player love of the game to academics and civic awareness in order to develop citizen soccer players who are empowered enough to get involved and give back to our communities.

Push back against the system, in order to take action, but more importantly show other businesses and partners how to run a program and the benefits of getting off the sideline; getting involved even in a passive partnership role and the benefits of taking action.

Build better or new and improved bridges for Community Services by linking and giving or building pathways for communications and support across agencies.

Thus develop and implement a program that is life-changing for all involved and is both complementary and supplementary to the goals of all agencies struggling to connect in their communities

Develop and Identify future potential local Club and even National Academy players though the identification of children who are passionate about the game, then to give those children better pathways to soccer and success in life in general.

Keep our children safe and make sure that they know they are loved.

Identify local At-Risk children and Home School needs and challenges faced by all families no matter the students parents income or socio economic conditions

How: Via the implementation of an Exportable Peer Coaching and Mentoring Development System designed by parents, administrators and teachers for all of our children.

Who: The system is to be implemented and managed by a Council of Our Children and their Peers with emphasis on At-Risk and Socio-Economically Disadvantaged students and supported within a community supported self contained education based setting and environment managed by School Administrators and Coaching Staff Members.

Why: The noise has grown louder so now many can’t hear our families and especially our kids.

What is the Value Added Solution? The program is designed to grow, develop, feed, protect their innocence and keep our children safe.

Costs: The Student Certification Training Course; the Platform and access to the developed platform is to be paid for by the School System and the peer Coaching Program is to be funded by grants and volunteers with minimal support from the School District.

The ROI or Financial Benefits of establishing a Community Partnership with Soccer up America™ ROI: Free Access to College Campus Sports, “For Life”.

When can it be started? Immediately Upon Approval

How long will it take to Implement/Start? One (1) Day via an eight (8) Hour Certification Course

How many days per week? Daily or Bi-weekly

What will the Mentoring, Coaching and Training Program offer?

Community Based After School Care and Support Services (Qualified/Vetted Volunteers)

Academic Mentoring and Support Services (Grade Dependent Participation once selected with Exceptions to the Rule)
Educational Instructional and Field Situational Athletic Training

Certification Training for all Student Mentors/Training who will be enrolled in Coaching and other certification training with local colleges and U.S. Soccer

Public Speaking Opportunities and Training (With Occasional Guest Speakers)

Access to Mobile/Rotating/Online and Cellular based Coaching Connected Professionals and Training (Active Professional Level Sponsorships)

Grass Roots Business Community Financial Support

Individual and Team Awards and Recognition Ceremonies/Events

College ID Visits to local Campuses and their Facilities (Visualization)

Supervised wholesome and fun Social Media Training during organized School Spirit Competition Weeks

Free Full Access to College Campus Sports Online Applications and scholarships

Free Access to a Branded Sports Academy (Soccer during our first trials, then other sports)

Full Scheduled Program Metrics and Performance Assessments with the assistance of our Staff

The ability to connect other programs with our solution as students participating in this initiative will be the recipients of snacks and sandwiches after school. There are many more potential applications of such a comprehensive program.

Elementary School Programs:

Our Elementary Education Enrichment Program Directors will work with the staffs of local community based elementary schools to indentify qualified and dynamic Adult volunteers who will visit and instill established academic and athletic values needed within our children while also running Soccer up America Fun Sessions that captivate the minds and interest of all participating kids. We would work to identify potential future player; implement student fitness strategies and to build more player pathways in order to afford opportunities for participation in soccer and sports in general to all students who are passionate about playing and learning the game. Each school will identify both male and female student Mentors who will be responsible for assisting our Volunteers during soccer special events and training.

Middle School or Junior High (Grades: 6-9) Programs:

The Middle School or Junior High system is to be implemented and managed by a Council of Our Children and their Peers with emphasis on At-Risk and Socio-Economically Disadvantaged students and supported within a community supported self contained education based setting and environment managed by School Administrators and Coaching Staff Members.

Our Middle School/Junior High School Education Enrichment Program Directors will work with the staffs of local community based schools to indentify qualified and dynamic Student Volunteers who will work with assigned County Adult Volunteers who visit and instill established academic and athletic values needed within our children while also running Soccer up America Peer Mentor Training Sessions that captivate the minds and interest of all participating kids. We would work to identify potential future player; implement student fitness strategies and to build more player pathways in order to afford opportunities for participation in soccer and sports in general to all students who are passionate about playing and learning the game. Each school will identify both male and female student Mentors who will be responsible for assisting our Volunteers during soccer special events and training.

Secondary and High School (Grades: 9-12) Programs:

The High School System is to be implemented and managed by a Council of Our Children and their Peers with emphasis on At-Risk and Socio-Economically Disadvantaged students and supported within a community supported self contained education based setting and environment managed by School Administrators and Coaching Staff Members.

Selected and assigned High School Education Guidance Counselors will oversee the selection of qualified and dynamic Student Volunteers who will work with their local Guidance Representatives in order to instill established academic and athletic values needed within our children while also running Soccer up America Peer Mentor Training Sessions that captivate the minds and interest of all participating kids. We would work to identify potential future player; implement student fitness strategies and to build more player pathways in order to afford opportunities for participation in soccer and sports in general to all students who are passionate about playing and learning the game. Each school will identify both male and female student Mentors who will be responsible for assisting our Volunteers during soccer special events and training.

Soccer up America™ Collegiate Mentor: Collegiate Mentors work directly for or as a Contracted Agent or Volunteer working for Soccer up America™. Local, County, City, Regional and National Mentors are responsible for counseling and personally assisting an assigned group of student athletes with College Admissions and Athletic Recruiting Counseling based upon specified demographics. Mentors at the Regional and National levels are assigned groups for Collegiate Mentors to lead and supervise on a daily basis.

Soccer up America™ Licensed Professional Coaches/Mentors/Trainers: Any Soccer up America Coach must be enrolled in the U.S Soccer Coaching Program or has previous Coaching Experience or both. Soccer up America Coaches can also be certified in or on a specific move or technical skill or multiple skills. The Professional Designation Certification or License allows a Coach to be enlisted in our directory of Coaches as a referral for that specified skill. It also allows for the Coach to work as an Independent Contractor for our Company (1099). Our Designated Licensed Coaches can then be hires to work during Camps as Certified Teaching Professionals and may also serve as volunteers and Guest Coaching Specialists during special events and training. Our Professional Licenses apply within our system, but may be used by Coaches of their own accord to validate their continued professional and technical development before other agencies/organizations who may choose to or not to acknowledge their Certification as Soccer up America is an independently owned and operated brand.

Private Use Personal Coach/Mentor/Trainer: Independent Coaches who receive Soccer up America ™ Certifications do have the right to start their privately owned and operated training business and use their certificate(s) as proof or continuing education and professional development, but not as proof that they are working for Soccer up America during the conduct of their private business. If a Coach does use Soccer up America as proof of continued professional development and certification of their Technical Proficiency, then they also must ensure that the trainees/students/parents via a signed waiver are made aware of the fact that they are not employees of our Company at that time of or during their private sessions/training. They must also show proof of insurance and professional licensure in order to hold Soccer up America; its heirs and predecessors, harmless from all claims. All such individuals will have also signed legally binding prepared agreements with our Company requiring compliance with the above terms and conditions.

U.S. Soccer Coaching and Development Program:

In the final analysis our members and volunteers are to be shining ambassadors of light throughout their local communities. As part of being technically fit, our players must be avid believers and lovers of the game and this means being able to teach and train others as to it history and purpose along with the highest level skills needed to improve as players

Our Requirements:

Soccer up America™ Employees are required to sign up and complete the initial Coaching Certification Course

Volunteers are welcome and are encouraged to take such courses. Our volunteers bring a myriad of skills and unique qualifications to the table and are not typically utilized based upon Coaching Skills. Some may be teachers while other industry leaders.

Soccer up America™ Training Academy Members are required to obtain their “D” Level Certification before being awarded the coveted Silver Badge as this is an online course.

U.S. Soccer Coaching Development (Licensing Pathway)

The U.S. Soccer Coaching Department was established in the early 1970s by famed West German teacher and coach, Dettmar Cramer. Each level of the U.S. Soccer Coaching License Pathway is designed to meet the needs of coaches ranging from the coach who is inexperienced in soccer to the former professional player who desires to coach in amateur, professional or international competitions. The U.S. Soccer coaching curriculum is designed to improve development of players in the organized player base in the United States, concentrating on creating more organized, age-appropriate training sessions, developing coaching practices and creating an environment that is fun for the players.

• Introduction

• Pro Course

• A – Senior Course

• A – Youth Course

• B Course

• C Course

• D Course

• Grassroots Courses

USSF REFEREE GRADES EXPLAINED

Referee Fast Facts:

The Grade 9 soccer referee class is primarily for those under 14 years of age. This class qualifies a person to referee only recreational youth level games at U14 and below age levels. The other class is the Grade 8 Entry class for those 14 and older. Most Rec Referees start at Grade 8.

High School League, including junior varsity games on Thursday nights and varsity games on Fridays. Referees get paid between $55 and $74 per game during the regular season, plus 45 cents per mile for travel. An average game check is $100 to $115.

World Cup referees make $50,000 for the tournament, which spans over 2 months. While this is a sizable sum, this is only awarded to the 10 best FIFA referees. Not all FIFA referees are granted this type of financial reward. Many referees hold full-time or part-time in addition to refereeing international matches.
All referees affiliated with FIFA have a designated referee grade. The grade indicates the qualification of the referee to officiate at various levels of local, national and international soccer competition. There is a common misconception that these grades are related to elementary or secondary school grades – they’re not, they are assigned by USSF.

Referee Grades:

Grade 1 Referees: Referees who officiate in the World Cup and international matches are designated as Grade 1.

Grade 2 Referees: Assistant Referees to Grade 1 Referees are designated as Grade 2.

Grade 3 and 4 Referees: In the United States, competition at the national level (including professional soccer and MLS) requires Grade 3 or 4. Grade 3 indicates the referee’s readiness to be considered for international service.

Grade 5 and 6 Referees: The highest level of competition within a state (amateur leagues beyond youth) requires a Grade 5 or 6 where Grade 5 indicates the referee’s readiness to be considered for national service.

Grade 7 Referees: Grade 7 is an experienced referee in the state qualified to officiate all but the highest levels of amateur soccer.

Grade 8 Referees: Most referees begin their careers as Grade 8 having taken the entry training course.

Grade 9 Referees: Very young aspirants to refereeing may take an abbreviated training course and be registered as Grade 9 which qualifies them only for very young “small sided” matches (usually seven and eight year old players in six per team matches)
As referees advance to higher grades they are required to demonstrate their continued qualification for their grade through “maintenance” assessments and sustained high level competition experience. Each referee at Grade 7 or higher is also required to successfully pass a physical fitness field examination which includes distance, agility and speed tests (as set out in the Referee Administrative handbook). The results of this testing are recorded to fulfill part of the annual registration / recertification qualifications. In rare circumstances referees who fail to maintain their qualifications are “down graded” and this is reflected on their next registration.