FC Nova Tots Program - Program Overview

The FC Nova Soccer Club has been providing the youth of the Treasure Valley with the finest soccer training and facilities since 1990. Now in it's fifth year, the FC Nova Tots Program continues this tradition of excellence.

The FC Nova Tots Program introduces children to physical activities with and without a ball that will help the development of coordination, agility and balance.

FC Nova Tots Program (U4 - U5)

In the FC Nova Tots Program, children and their parents rotate through a series of four (4) play stations. Each station features one or more activities, and takes 15 minutes to complete. The final station (station 4) is used for actual mini-soccer games, so that your children will leave the field with the thrill of just having played soccer.

The players in the FC Nova Tots Program are divided into a number of groups, with each group consisting of about 10 children and 3 Tots Facilitators - specially-trained parents who will lead the other players and parents through the activities at each station.

  • Program consists of six one-hour sessions on Saturday mornings.
  • Parents are encouraged to participate with their children in this program.
  • Training is facilitated by a lead instructor and parent volunteers.
  • One parent from each family must volunteer for a position. Parents who volunteer as Tots Facilitators will receive special age-specific training from the FC Nova's professional staff.
  • Separate Fall and Spring sessions for maximum flexibility.
  • Electronic Registration/Email Notification

Parents must also provide a signed FC Nova Medical Release Form.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Who can participate in the FC Nova Tots Program (U4 - U5)?

The Fall 2017 - Spring 2018 FC Nova Tots Program is designed for players born between 1/1/13 and 12/31/14.

How are groups formed?

Players are divided up into groups of about 10-12 players based upon age. Three (3) Tots Facilitator volunteers are required for each group of 10-12 children.

How often do groups practice?

There are no practice sessions for the FC Nova Tots Program. All activities take place on Saturday mornings at the FC Nova Soccer Complex.

Where do the tots activities take place?

All tots activities take place at:

FC Nova Soccer Complex
3924 E. Lake Hazel Road
Meridian, ID 83642

What else is expected of parents?

At least one parent from each family is expected to volunteer. Volunteer positions include:

  • Tots Facilitator
  • Uniform coordinator

Parents who volunteer for Tots Facilitator positions will receive special age-specific training from the FC Nova Soccer Club's professional staff.

What about uniforms and equipment?

When a player joins the FC Nova Tots Program, they are issued a uniform consisting of:

  • a pair of black shorts
  • a red T-shirt

Players must provide:

  • A soccer ball (Size #3)
  • Tennis shoes. (Soccer cleats are not necessary)
  • Socks
  • Water Bottle

Who can I contact for more information?

For further information, please contact:

Jim McMillan
FC Nova Youth Program Administrator

(208) 841-0441 (cell)
email: youthleague@fcnova.org
 


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Updated: May 17, 2017