Program Overview

Challenge Recreational Program, U5-U10

The Challenge Rec Program is a community-based program for both boys and girls designed for any player who wants to play soccer! The Challenge Professional Coaching Staff will lead one weekly engaging and fun training session for the recreational teams. All weekend games are led by one Parent Volunteer & a Challenge Professional Coach.

Challenge uses fun, age-appropriate activities that emphasize fundamental skill development and proper technique on the ball for our youngest athletes via our curriculum-based program. The weekly 1-hour training sessions are built around learning basic soccer skills by developing a solid comfort level with a ball at their feet.

In the youngest age groups, we are focused on having fun, building friendships and confidence. We want our young players to grow socially while also building a solid foundation that will give them the opportunity to enjoy the game and succeed regardless of their athletic ability.

Players who would benefit from the Challenge Rec Program are players new to the game of soccer, players who mostly want to play on a team with their friends and players who are passionate about the game and want to improve their technical ability.

Registration/Program Information:

  • Boys & Girls U5-U10
  • One training sessions per week with games on Saturday
  • 8-10 games per season
  • Only offered at our Main Campus (Burroughs), Challenge Cypress (Sandlot) & Challenge Kingwood (Deer Ridge Park)
  • Year Round, Open Registration, All Skill Levels
  • Fall Season: Dates Coming Soon!
  • Cost: $175/season + $35/uniform
  • How to Join: Register online

What You Need for Training/Games:

  • Soccer Ball: Size 3 (U5-U7), Size 4 (U8-U10)
  • Training: T-shirt and Black Shorts with White Socks
  • Shin guards/Soccer cleats
  • Water

Challenge Youth Academy, U9-U10

Challenge Youth Academy is the final phase before players enter our Competitive Program. Challenge Youth Academy players in these age groups should be committed to training at a higher level than in our Rec Program. While still focused on fun, our Youth Academy programs are designed to equip young athletes with the tools needed to become competitive soccer players. Each week Challenge Professional Coaches will run two (2) 75-minute training sessions using a progressive and sophisticated curriculum designed specifically for these age groups. The objective of the curriculum is to develop each of the four components of a soccer player: Technical, Tactical, Psychological and Physical in a FUN and age appropriate manner. All players in the Challenge Youth Academy Program play in at least 50% of each game.

Registration/Program Information:

  • Boys & Girls U9-U10
  • Two training sessions per week with games on Sunday
  • 8-10 game season
  • Only offered at our Main Campus (Burroughs), Challenge Aggieland (College Station), Challenge Brenham, Challenge East (Lindsay/Lyons) & Challenge Kingwood (Deer Ridge)
  • Fall Season: Coming Soon!
  • Year Round, Open Registration, All Skill Levels
  • Cost: $650/season + $100/uniform (Burroughs, East & Kingwood), $325/season + $35/uniform (Aggieland & Brenham)
  • How to Join: Register online
  • Includes: (2) adidas games jersyes, (1) pair of adidas shorts, (1) adidas game sock, and (1) adidas training shirt

What You Need for Training/Games:

  • Soccer Ball: Size 4 (U8-U10)
  • Training: T-shirt and Black Shorts with White Socks
  • Shin guards/Soccer cleats
  • Water