MSC Classes + Clinics + Camps

Our classes, clinics, and summer camps are a great way to improve your fundamental soccer skills in a small group environment with the expertise of professional Maroons coaches. Our programs range from introduction to soccer classes for Pre-K & Kindergarten to technical development clinics to improve skill and position ability.

All of our classes, clinics, and camps are taught by our professional coaching staff teaching the “Maroons Way”. Our programs are open to all ages and abilities with select programs available to non-MSC players. All class sizes are limited to maintain a high coach-to-player ratio.

Have a question? Contact our Director of Coaching, Matt Myers, at maroons.doc@gmail.com or Club Administrator, Carolyn Muccio at maroonssoccer@yahoo.com.

Maroons Programs - Ridgewood NJ

Spring 2021 Schedule & Registration

All participants will be required to follow the MSC safety guidelines which are developed in accordance with the NJDOH and Ridgewood School System.

Please note, we will be offering full or partial pro-rated refunds in the event COVID safety regulations restrict us from completing the classes.

Program: Mini-Messi

Mini-Messi Program Overview

A fun, simplified games-based program for 3-5 year olds born in 2015 – 2017. Players learn basic motor skills and individual soccer skills while playing fun games with the ball. The program is specifically designed so that each child is constantly kicking a soccer ball, “maximizing touches”, and maximizing fun. Our objective is to ignite an interest in soccer in a FUN and enjoyable environment; build confidence, develop motor skills, and develop comfort with a soccer ball.

  • For 3-5 year old boys and girls born in 2015, 2016, & 2017 (kids born in 2014, see our mini-Maroons program)
  • Each class will be 1 hour and taught by Professional MSC coaches
  • Class sizes are limited to maintain a high player-to-coach ratio
  • Players will need to wear shin guards and sneakers or soccer boots (cleats)
  • Coed groups are split by age
  • All participants must adhere to our safety guidelines

Spring 2021 Program Details

Program Details:

  • Program will run for 8 weeks beginning the week of April 5th
  • Each session will be 55 minutes and taught by Professional MSC Coaches
  • Players are required to wear shin guards and sneakers or soccer boots (cleats)
  • All participants must adhere to our safety guidelines
  • Balls and jersey will be distributed the first day of each session
  • Cost: $175 (1 day / week due to maximum capacity) 
  • Location TBD in Ridgewood
  • Registration via CommunityPass

Session Time and Dates:

  • Mondays – 2:30-3:25pm: April 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
  • Wednesdays – 2:30-3:25pm: April 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

Program: Ball Mastery

Ball Mastery Program Overview

The best players in the world are true BALL MASTERS, including Messi, Xavi, Mata. This course provides “Deep Practice” for the individual, strengthening a two-footed technical foundation.

This high-touch program is focused on the individual and the ball. Players will learn the technical aspects of dribbling, control, change of direction, skill moves, ball manipulation with all parts of both feet, and tight space maneuvers. Repetitive 1v1 situations increase ability to execute skills in game situations. 

Objective is to develop talented players who are comfortable holding a ball under pressure and in tight spaces, capable to manipulate the ball away from pressure, and consistently create attacking opportunities. Players will
develop a more instinctive play, improvising, creating magic, and constantly running at defenders in the final third.

  • Open to MSC and non-MSC players born 2012-2006
  • Each class will be 1 hour and taught by Professional MSC coaches
  • Class sizes are limited to maintain a high coach-to-player ratio
  • All participants must adhere to our safety guidelines
Maroons Ball Mastery

Spring 2021 Ball Mastery Program Details (Coming Soon)

Program: Goalkeeper Training

GK Program Overview

NEW for 2020! We’re excited to bring on elite goalkeeper coach Dave Pakarek to train our MSC goalies. All Maroons players can participate in professional goalkeeper training once a week with at no additional cost. Training will begin Monday, September 14 – see details beow.

David has over 25 years of experience both playing and instructing others in the goalkeeper position. Dave received an athletic scholarship to play soccer at Caldwell College where he was a two-time NJ Olympic Development Program Selection. During this time, he received the distinction of being a National Goalie War Champion. He graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from William Paterson University and went on to play six years of semi-professional soccer for US Parma. He is the goalkeeper coach for FC Motown (Pro-Am NPSL) which placed 2nd in the NPSL National Championship. Learn more at www.gksoccerschool.com

  • Each class will be 1 hour and taught by Professional MSC GK coaches
  • Class sizes are limited to maintain a high coach-to-player ratio
  • All participants must adhere to our safety guidelines
 

Spring 2021 GK Program Details (Coming Soon)

Dave Pakarek MSC

Teachers Convention Camp 2020

November 5 & 6, 9AM-12PM at Maple Field

MSC professional trainers will create a fun but challenging environment to help develop each individual player. The camp curriculum will consist of FUNdamental ball mastery, including dribbling 1v1 skills, tricks and turns designed to build confidence and creativity on the ball. Improving the players ability to play out of pressure and retain possession. Passing, first touch and control will also be addressed along with shooting and finishing through a series of challenging drills, games and scrimmages.

The cost for the camp will be $80.00

MSC will continue to follow the CDC guidelines for the camp including daily temperature checks and health questionnaires to be completed each day. There will be no sharing of equipment/drinks or snacks.

Camp Details:

  • Date: Thursday, November 5 & Friday, November 6
  • Time: 9am-12pm
  • Location: Maple Field
  • Age Groups: Boys and Girls born 2015 – 2006
  • Cost: $80
  • Registration: via CommunityPass