The Winter & Spring Soccer Programme - FAQQ: What equipment is required?
A: There are no uniforms for winter soccer. Please dress warmly (for Winter Soccer), wear shin guards and soccer shoes with rubber cleats (no metal) for the synthetic fields.
Q: What is the time commitment for volunteer coaches?
A: Volunteer coaches need to bring equipment bag and run a short training followed by a scrimmage each weekend. Each age group (U8, U10, U13 boys and U13 girls) plays for a total of one hour each weekend. We need 2-3 volunteer coaches for every age group in order to run the programme. There will be a brief meeting for coaches at the start of the season.
Q: Is there practice during the week?
A: No. There are no weeknight practices for Winter and Spring Soccer.
Q: Where does Winter & Spring Soccer take place?
A: All sessions are held at the International School of Brussels.
Q: When does Winter & Spring Soccer begin?
A: For Winter Soccer, the first sessions will be in January and there will be 8 session ending in March. For Spring Soccer the programme begins in May and ends mid-June.
Q: What time do the sessions take place?
A: This depends as to when we can secure the playing fields. Usually, we try to secure the fields for the same time every week. This is confirmed by the time you register though so you know whether the day and time suits your family.
Q: Is my 5 year old able to play winter soccer?
A: Yes, winter soccer includes children aged 5-12 years old. Children 5, 6 and 7 are part of the U8 programme.