Questions About Sessions?
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions from Tiny Troops Soccer parents about sessions. Didn't find the information you need? Visit our Contact Us for more information, and please don't hesitate to reach out.
Sessions and Classes
There are up to 6 total sessions run during the year. Not all locations will run all 6, as many take summer or winter breaks. Most locations will run at least 5 sessions during the year, as long as they are staffed and able to run.
Each session will include 6 total classes. Make-up days are added to the schedule if a weather or coach emergency warrants it.
2-year-old classes are 25 minutes, 3 & 4-year-old classes are 45 minutes, and 4.5-5.5-year-old classes* are 55 minutes.
* These are only held at Kadena at this time.
No. You will meet at the same time and place each week. If a field change is warranted, Tiny Troops Soccer will send a notification via email about the change.
This depends on the age of your child.
2-year-old sessions are Parent and Me, and are not combined with any other age. One parent or other adult is on the field with the child at all times during the class.
3-year-old sessions can be run separately from 4-year-old sessions, or may be combined. Both ages use the exact same lesson plans. It is up to the parent to decide if they prefer the mixed age grouping, or if they would prefer to be in a group where both ages are separated.
We keep our sessions and classes small to allow coaches to interact and work with players as much as possible.
2-Year-Old Sessions/Classes: All 2-year-old sessions have a max of 8 players on the field, plus a parent/guardian for each of those players.
3-5-Year-Old Sessions/Classes: Our older sessions have a max of 10 players on the field.
Yes. A parent/guardian must be at each class for the duration of the class to help with water breaks and child participation (if having trouble listening to the Coach, staying on Soccer Island, keeping hands to themselves, etc.).
*We require one parent per child to participate on the field for the entire class for 2-year-old Parent and Me groups.
Our program offers skill-building sessions. Unlike other youth soccer programs, our 3 & 4-year-olds only scrimmage for a few minutes during classes 2-6. This maximizes the time spent on age-appropriate skills. We also incorporate games in lesson plans that help prepare Troopers for scrimmages.
No. For the safety of your child, snacks may not be given. We do not want them to bring their snack onto the field and begin play, as this creates a choking hazard. Please bring plenty of water as that is all they will need.
No, Make-ups are only offered if a class is canceled by us due to a weather or Coach emergency. Make-up sessions are built into each session schedule and occur at regularly scheduled times on select Sundays.
If you need to contact the coach to let them know of the absence, please send a message to our Facebook page, or an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will let the coach know for you.
Tiny Troops Soccer's makeup policy is as follows:
- We preschedule 2 make-up classes at all locations for canceled classes due to weather or coach emergencies.
- Make-ups classes are generally scheduled on Sundays within the final 2 weeks of classes at regular class times.
Make-ups, refunds, and credits are not available for missed classes due to personal reasons. (vacations, illness, etc.)
Soccer is an outdoor rain or shine sport! If conditions are deemed dangerous and a weather cancellation is necessary, the decision will be made 45 minutes prior to the start time of class.
- Cancellations will be posted in the League Apps app/your account under the events/schedule section.
- An email and text (if opted in) will also be sent with the rescheduled date and time.
- If there is no notification, classes are a go!
If a class is canceled due to inclement weather, a makeup day will be scheduled. This information will be included in the cancellation email.