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Center Of Excellence

The Southeast Center of Excellence (COE) is a supplementary training option for dedicated and talented youth soccer players born between 2013 and 2011, currently playing at the travel level within the southeast district. 

The COE training sessions follow the same developmental framework all current U10-U14 teams follow at the Premier/Elite level and are run by Southeast Soccer Club coaches. 

The COE is the entry level of our Developmental Pathway, and aims to teach the players the FUNdamentals needed to play the game at the highest levels. 

The COE will be overseen by SSC Developmental Coach & SECJSA Director of Coaching Tom Butler. The COE sessions will be led by SSC Developmental Coach & Connecticut College Men's Soccer Assistant Coach Andrew Storton

We do not want to remove youth soccer players from their travel programs. We want to borrow them for one evening a week, train them within the most professional environment possible, and then return them to their travel teams. 

Players who attend the CEO will not play games or compete in a league. They will simply be part of a training player pool.

Who Can Register For The CEO?

5:00pm-6:15pm - 2012 & 2013 Birth Years Co-Ed 

6:15pm-7:30pm - 2011 Birth Years Co-Ed 

When Do The COE Seasons Run?

Winter Season - 1/17/20 to 3/6/20


(Friday Evenings)

Where Will The COE Sessions Be Held?

Wide World of Indoor Sports, Oakdale, CT

What Is The Cost To Register For The CEO?


Price includes all 16 weeks of training. Uniforms must be ordered separately at at a price of $70

8-Week Session Framework?

Week One - Ball Familiarity

Week Two - 1v1 Attacking

Week Three - 1v1 Defending

Week Four - Passing

Week Five - Shooting

Week Six - Possession

Week Seven - Attacking

Week Eight - 7v7 Games