Mini Kicks Academy- Schedule
       Gulfport Sportsplex and Diamondhead

 Gulfport Sportsplex 
 17200 16th Street
  Gulfport, MS 39503


 Mondays- Mini Kicks (2 yr olds)     5:00-5:45  
 Wednesdays-  Mini Kicks (3 yr olds)  5:00-5:45

 Please note that if any session is rescheduled   due to unforeseen circumstances the time   and day could vary. 

 Contact Jennifer Madsen for more information   about the Mini Kicks Academy Program.



           Mini Kicks Academy


  GCU Academy  U4- U6  Players born in 2014,2013,2012

 Our Pre Academy program focuses on developing gross   motor skills. We include a soccer ball in all activities. 
 Players must be 3 1/2 to enter the program, or have   approval from Academy Director. This group will also be   able to play in 3v3 or 4v4 games on Saturday mornings.

   GCU Academy  U7 and U8  Players born in 2011,2010

  • ​Teach fundamental soccer skills.
  • Increase the motor skill development in a safe and FUN environment.
  • They will play in 3v3, 4v4, or 7v7 games on Saturdays. 

      GCU Academy  U9,U10 Players born in 2009-2008

  • Teach fundamental soccer skills.

  • Increased attention to technical functional training, also include technical-tactical functional training.

  • Training will be based on the four components of soccer, technical, tactical, mental and physical. They will

  • Play 7v7 games on Saturdays or Sundays against other local clubs.

                    GCU Elite Academy Team option

               U7 and U8  Players born in 2011,2010

  • ​High quality, developmental training
  • Training 2 x a week  1 1/2 hours Mondays/Wednesdays
  • 3 Tournaments (Hattiesburg-February 24/25, Gulfport-March 17/18, Foley-April 14/15, *possible addition of Destin May 5/6)
  • Team Budget-Will be determined by final number of players on the team and selection of tournaments.  We will follow GCUFC team manager handbook for coach per diem, mileage, and hotel stays. 
  • Friendlies will be setup by Academy DOC
  • Players are highly encouraged to play in the Satuday morning games when not traveling with Elite team.

              Academy Training for U11 and U12
   Please contact Academy Director located on under the         "Staff" tab.                   



 GCU Academy programs- Starts February 7th
      Gulfport Sportsplex and Diamondhead location

 * Mini Kicks Academy Starts week of February 19th

 Mini Kicks- 2 yr olds @ 5:00-5:45
 *Starts February 19th 
 GCU Academy U4-U6  @ 6:00-7:00
 Birth year (*2014, 2013, 2012) 
 *Must be 3 1/2 to enter the GCU U4 program
GCU Academy U7-U8 @  6:00-7:00
 Birth Year (2011,2010)

 GCU Elite Academy U7-U8 @ 6:00-7:30
 Birth Year (2011,2010)

GCU Academy- U9, U10  @ 6:00-7:00
 Birth Year (2009,2008) 


      Gulfport Sportsplex and Diamondhead location   
 Mini Kicks- 3 yr olds-   5:00-5:45
 *Starts February 21st   
 GCU Academy U4-U6         6:00-7:00
  Birth year (*2014, 2013, 2012) 
 *Must be 3 1/2 to enter the GCU U4 program
GCU Academy U7-U8 @ 6:00-7:00
   Birth Year (2011,2010)

 GCU  Elite Academy U7-U8 @ 6:00-7:30
   Birth Year (2011,2010)

GCU Academy- U9, U10 @  6:00-7:00
   Birth Year (2009,2008)
​GCU Academy Games- Saturday games.   To begin March 10th @ 10:00 a.m.

Players will need to bring both uniforms to games.        


                  GCU Academy-  February 7th- April 21st

                  GCU Elite Academy- February 7th - May 5th

          Mini Kicks Academy- Starting the week of February 19th


    Gulfport and Diamondhead locations

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