Shamrock Academy

Shamrock AcademyIn summer 2017 Killarney Youth Soccer Association launched their first ever Shamrock Academy Training Program.

Shamrock Academy is designed to provide a higher level of training supporting long-term player development.  Hand-selected, certified technical coaches train Shamrock athletes in small groups to ensure focused attention.

We are very excited to offer this program in our community and plan ongoing sessions to foster long-term player development alongside Spring Soccer and other team level development sessions. 

General Shamrocks Academy Program Information

  • Shamrock athletes are trained by certified technical coaches selected by KYSA
  • Focused training held every week - days and times vary by season
  • Ability to play with like-minded and similarly skilled players in your own age group
  • Every season provides every player receives an exclusive Shamrock Academy training item such as a shirt, jacket or ball
  • Shamrocks Academy is separate and distinct from our Killarney FC Fall Teams
  • The Academy is reserved for players currently registered on a Killarney FC age group team for the fall 2017/18 season
    • exceptions may be made based on special circumstances


2017/18 Fall/Winter Session Information

Shamrocks fall/winter season begins the week of Oct 16th for a total of nine training sessions

  • U6-U11 Boys practice Monday nights from 5:30 pm - 8 pm
  • U6-U17 Girls practice Friday nights from 5:30 pm - 8 pm
  • U12-U17 Boys practice Friday nights from 5:30 - 8pm

Exact practice times will be finalized based on registrations numbers - dates are firm

Each player will receive a long sleeve Shamrock shirt.

Training will be provided by certified technical coaches for the following time blocks:

  • U6-U9 sessions are 60 minutes
  • U10-U12 sessions are 70 minutes
  • U13 and above sessions are 80 minutes

Cost: $115/player (please add $15 if paying by cheque)

Registration process:

  • This program is open to all players at KYSA. Registration is first come first served
  • Registration is open from October 4th to October 14th.

2017/18 Fall/Winter Planned Training Dates

Monday Sessions will be held the following dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6,13, 20, 27 Dec 4 and Jan 22

Friday Sessions will be held the following dates: October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8 and Jan 26

Sessions cancelled due to snow or weather will be made up in Jan/Feb 2018 - makeup dates will be communicated to all registrants.

Shamrock Academy Registration is available at:

Upcoming Events

Mar. 03, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Mini Wrap Up - SAVE THE DATE
Wrap event for U6 - U12 players, team officials and parents

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