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Academy U7-U10

FC Thunder Academy Spring 2020 Registration is OPEN!


The FC Thunder Academy Program is designed for players in the U7-U10 age groups. (Currently birth years 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013) interested in developing their ability by receiving coaching from experienced, licensed, professional trainers in a fun, learning environment. 

Our Academy trainers hold licenses from the US Soccer Federation (USSF), National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), and even the English Football Association (FA) with experience in coaching U7-U10 Academy age players.

FC Thunder Academy players follow a club curriculum to develop technical ability and independent decision-making, both on and off the ball, in individual and group attacking and defending situations.

FC Thunder competes in the prestigious SA-PDF league that includes the top clubs in the San Antonio area such as SA City, Classics Elite, Lions FC, SA United, River City Premier and Alamo Heights. Academy Directors from these clubs have come together to develop a player-centered league dedicated to development, quality competition and organization.

The season consists of 8-10 games, beginning in September in the Fall and February in the Spring. Games are held every Saturday at a host location from one of the SA-PDF teams. 

Players are not required to try-out, but will be placed with a group of players of a similar ability and interest in the game, to set teams up for a successful season. 

2019-2020 Academy Season
Fall 2019 - August to November       

Spring 2020 - January to May

*Games will be played at Boerne City Park (BCP), San Antonio, Bulverde and Schertz. 
*As many Academy teams as possible will be formed based on the number of registered players.

Click HERE for Practice Schedule

Tournament Play
Our Academy program participates in 2-3 tournaments each season. Tournament participation is optional. Fees are not included with Academy. Tournament fee will be split between the participating players. 

Why FC Thunder?



FC Thunder Academy Program



Licensed, professional trainers with

years of playing and coaching


*Always inquire and ask questions regarding your coaches experience. Don’t just assume they know what they are doing.

Coach Bio


Yes, Coach bios can be found at


*All Quality clubs list coaches, bios and/or teams coached.

Training & Teams


Two 90 minute training sessions per week
No co-ed teams. All teams are boys or girls. 


*Best value in Boerne



9-10 game season against quality opposition (18-20 games per year)
Up to 2 optional tournaments per season




SA PDF consist of the Best Clubs in San Antonio - Classics Elite, SA City, SA United, Sting, Lions, RCP and AHFSH

*San Antonio PDF

Proper Development requires Proper Competition



FALL - August to December

SPRING - January to May





$500 - Birth years 2010 & 2011

$450 - Birth years 2012 & 2013 


*Best value in Boerne


Early Registration Discount

$25 ~ Register by 11/17/19

*Best value in Boerne

Non-profit status

Non-profit organization with scholarships available


*Not all clubs are non-profit. Be sure to check for non-profit status


Academy Registration for Spring 2020 Now OPEN!

Who will be coaching? 
1 Qualified, professionally licensed FC Thunder coach per team, with player development overseen by FC Thunder Academy Director, Jarred Harriott.


What are the differences between Recreational soccer and the FC Thunder Academy?

Does your child LOVE soccer? Do they want to receive training from professional coaches? Do they have the dream to play in High School, Select, College, or even Professionally while having FUN? Then the FC Thunder Academy Program is the place to begin their journey!

SPRING 2020 

Rec Soccer

 Academy Soccer


Parent Volunteer Coaches


 Licensed Professional Trainers




1 hour per week for 8-9 weeks



 Two 90 minute training sessions per   week ~ 15 weeks

(45+ hours of training per season)



8 game season against other

FC Thunder Rec teams

 9-10 game season against other top   clubs in the San Antonio area



March 9th to May 16th


 January to May



No Tournaments


 1-2 Tournaments per season (optional)





Academy is the way to go if you want your player to be challenged and taught with clear opportunities for progression. Academy bridges the gap between Rec soccer and Select soccer. It is the optimal pathway to playing at the Select level.