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Welcome to the Academy Soccer page at Vestavia Hills Soccer Club. 

Academy soccer is our competitive soccer bridge program for all players aspiring to play competitive soccer at U12. Please review the age group chart to find your program.  We have 2 locations for boys and girls of all ages that are convenient to both highway 280 and highway 31. 

  • Central & East Elementary (Highway 31)
  • Liberty Park & the SHAC (Sicard Hollow/Highway 280)

Players sign up yearly for our Academy Programs.  Evaluations are held each year in early May and in January as needed.

Academy Director - Jason Woodall (click to email)
Boys Academy Director - John Vincent (click to email)
Girls Academy Director - Amanda Burson (click to email)


Academy skills sessions

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The VHSC Academy will offer FREE extra skills sessions to further develop players within the Academy Program.  Players will have a chance to improve their technical ability in a positive, exciting, and challenging environment! 16 player maximum per session (spots are limited)!

Online registration is MANDATORY.  Players may only register for one time slot and must attend all 6 weeks.

Begins August - September

Days & Times TBD:  

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday

2021-2022 Competitive Team Names & Age Group Chart

Birth YearAge GroupGirls Team NamesBoys Team NamesFormat
2014Under 8Attack 14Steamers 147v7
2013Under 9Attack 13Steamers 137v7
2012Under 10Attack 12Steamers 127v7
2011Under 11Attack 11Steamers 119v9
2010Under 12Attack 10Steamers 109v9
2009Under 13Attack 09Steamers 0911v11
2008Under 14Attack 08Steamers 0811v11
2007Under 15Attack 07Steamers 0711v11
2006Under 16Attack 06Steamers 0611v11
2005Under 17Attack 05Steamers 0511v11
2004Under 18Attack 04Steamers 0411v11
2003Under 19Attack 03Steamers 0311v11
Team names include: Black, Black II, Black III, White, and White II
Steamers/Attack Black (1st team), Steamers/Attack Black II (2nd team), etc.
Last Update: March 15, 2021