Middle Valley Youth Association


Middle Valley Soccer

Middle Valley Soccer Academy is a volunteer-based soccer club modeled and structured after the highly successful FC Alliance Academy (Knoxville). Our fields are located at 1900 Crabtree Rd in Hixson (FIELD LAYOUT). 

For more information, please contact one of the following:
  - Academy Program (Dennis Sills) at dasills9@gmail.com or 423-505-2199
  - Identification Program (Travis Markum) at mvsacademy@gmail.com or 865-748-3294
  - Select Program (Sam Vinson) at
samvinson74@gmail.com or 615-202-1314 
  - Goalkeeping Program (Mark Randolph) at m_randolph@bellsouth.net or 423-488-6103  
  - Referee Assignor (Gale Johnson) at gwingle@aol.com or 423-488-6749
  - Or other 
Academy Program Staff (including coaches and team managers)

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Field Status (last updated: 4/16 at 12:00 PM)


Updates and Announcements

Chattanooga Summer LeagueChattanooga Summer League - Monday, April 13, 2015
This summer, MVSA is coordinating to offer 3 program options:
•  3v3 Indoor Academy for U4/U5 players ($60)
•  4v4 Indoor Academy for U6/U7 players ($60)
•  5v5 Summer League for U8-U18 players ($40 individual or $240 for team)

INFORMATION FLYER: Chattanooga Summer League
REGISTER ONLINE: chatt-league.com 

For support, contact Jamie Simpson at ChattanoogaSummerLeague@gmail.com

Upcoming CampsUpcoming Camps - Monday, April 13, 2015
 - June 1-4: Brazillian Way Soccer Camp with Paulo Neto for U7-U14 players
 - June 8-12: Elite Soccer Training Camp at Finley Stadium for U6-U14 players
 - June 22-26: Summer Camp at Sequatchie County HS for U7-U14 players
 - July 13-18: Goalkeepers Camp with Don Maples for 12-18 ages
 - July 13-18: NSCAA Team Camp with Gary Hindley for rising U11/12 Select Girls
 - July 14-17: Elite Soccer Training Camp with Kris Ray for U6-U14 players
 - July 27-31: MVSA Pre-season Camp for U7-U14 players
MVS Academy programs (also see Program Details below):MVS Academy programs (also see Program Details below): - Saturday, January 31, 2015
(1)  ACADEMY program is an instructional program and is open any U3-U16 player looking to play soccer in a quality learning environment with more structure than traditional recreational systems. Participation costs start at only $65 per season.  
(2)  IDENTIFICATION program is an accelerated developmental program, designed to help transition and prepare U6-U10 players for success in the Select program. Players must be evaluated by our coaching staff and invited to participate.  Participation costs start at only $85 per season. 
(3)  SELECT program is a competitive program for more committed U9-U14 players to learn and compete at a higher level but without extreme financial commitments and travel demands. Participation costs start at only $160 per season.
Individual & Group SessionsIndividual & Group Sessions - Saturday, January 31, 2015
1.  Luke Winter (Bryan College assistant coach and Chattanooga FC player)
     Contact information: scusalwinter@yahoo.co.uk, or (706) 266-7269
     ** Contact Luke for training rates and to schedule your individual or group sessions.
2.  Josh Oldroyd (Bryan College assistant and goalkeepers coach)
     Contact information: joldroyd1389@bryan.edu, or (321) 987-1352
     ** Contact Josh for training rates and to schedule your individual or group sessions.
Coaching Courses Offered LocallyCoaching Courses Offered Locally - Saturday, January 31, 2015
ONLINE COURSE..... USSF NATIONAL 'F' LICENSE (geared for all first-time coaches and pre-requisite for the National 'E' License course).  Cost = $25.  Go to dcc.ussoccer.com to create an account and get registered. 
NSCAA Club Assessment: MVSA Evaluation SummaryNSCAA Club Assessment: MVSA Evaluation Summary - Saturday, January 31, 2015
"At the request of Middle Valley Soccer Academy, a comprehensive assessment was conducted in December 2014. I found this growing organization to be one of the best model Clubs I have ever evaluated. I had the opportunity to speak to and observe players, parents, coaches, and administrators from all aspects of the Club, and found a basic, but universal understanding that progressive and age/ability appropriate instruction was the path to success. Spending time with this Club was like taking a breath of fresh air, and observing their operations gave me a new hope for the future of soccer in Chattanooga. They have a consistent "Player Development comes first" philosophy throughout their entire organization and for all ages of the overall program. I strongly encouraged the leadership to continue maintaining a club and player centric approach to all developmental priorities. I look forward to returning in July 2015 to spend a week devoted to advanced player and coach education." Gary Hindley, NSCAA Associate Staff Coach- Region V

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Program Details

Click on the links below to read more about the developmental philosophies, unique training structure, and registration costs of our Academy program.

- Academy Overview - Descriptions and goals for each Academy level (U3-U16 ages)
- Select Program - Competitive program (U9-U14 players)
Age Chart - Which Academy level is right for your player?
- Fee Structure - Quality instruction without a high price tag

Mission Statement

Middle Valley Soccer Academy teams are formed and organized to provide an opportunity for boys and girls of our area, to develop their skills to the greatest degree possible. Our mission is to deliver a program that instills a passionate love for the game of soccer by applying methods which educate, excite, and challenge each player to reach their full potential. MVSA focuses on developing the individual player by encouraging a strong work ethic, good sportsmanship and physical fitness while teaching life lessons through the game of soccer. The program provides excellence in training by utilizing player-centered curriculum and creating an environment that promotes learning over winning and honors effort over achievement.


TOPSoccer is an outreach program who’s purpose is to introduce youth and young adults who are physically and/or mentally challenged to the game of soccer. TOPSoccer participants include, but are not limited to, persons with cerebral palsy, autism, downs syndrome, hearing impaired, amputees, or wheelchair users.

To learn more, please click here or email Jed Holstine.


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1.  Go to www.bownet.net to view products.
2.  Call 805-322-8707 to place direct order.
3.  To receive free shipping, mention MVS Academy.

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