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

Winter 2021 Schedule & Registration

Our Winter 2021 classes will take place indoors at the SuperDome in Waldwick, NJ beginning January 2021. All participants will be required to follow both the SuperDome and MSC safety guidelines.

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

Gender Age / Birth Year Program Day Time Location Cost
Coed 3 - 5 year olds Mini-Messi Saturday 9:00 - 10:00 SuperDome $225
Coed 2014 Mini-Maroons Saturday 9:00 - 10:00 SuperDome $225
Girls 2013 Girls u8 Academy Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 SuperDome $225
Boys 2013 Boys u8 Academy Saturday 11:00 - 12:00 SuperDome $225
Coed 2012 - 2006 Ball Mastery Saturday 12:00 - 1:00 SuperDome $225

NEW! MSC Frozen 4's 4v4 Winter League

Get your friends together and form a team to compete in our 4v4 winter league at Maple Field. Beginning Jan 30, we’ll run a 6 week league with two small-sided 25min games each weekend. We’ll have playoffs and prizes and a bunch of free-play fun this winter. Don’t have a team? No problem, we’ll create teams for all free agents.

League Details

  • Teams of 4 or 5 
  • 2 4v4 small-sided games every weekend at Maple Field
  • 25 min games
  • Fixed days and times
  • Playoffs & finals
  • Trophies & medals
  • Cost: $100/player or $400/team (5 player max)
  • Register by contacting MSC Coach Rick Breheny at rickbreheny@apex-soccer.com

Saturday Schedule: 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6

  •  U9/U10 Boys – Sat, 1:30-2:30pm
  • U13/U14 Boys – Sat, 2:30-3:30pm

Sunday Schedule: 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7

  •  U11/U12 Boys – Sun, 9-10am
  • U13/U14 Girls – Sun, 10-11am
  • U11/U12 Girls – Sun, 11-12pm
  • U9/U10 Girls – Sun, 12-1pm
 

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

Winter 2021 Mini-Messi Program Details

  • Day, time, and location TBD by mid-November

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

Winter 2021 Ball Mastery Program Details

  • Schedule: 10 Saturday sessions – January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20
  • Age Group Times:
    • U9-U10 Boys & Girls: 12:00-1:00pm
    • U11-U12 Boys & Girls: 12:00-1:00pm
    • U13-U14 Boys & Girls: 12:00-1:00pm
  • Location: The Superdome, 134 Hopper Ave, Waldwick NJ
  • Cost: $225

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
 

Fall 2020 GK Program Details

  • Players born from 2012-2010 will train Monday’s from 5:15-6:15pm at Glen School 
  • Players born from 2009-2006 will train Monday’s from 6:15-7:15pm at Glen School 
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