GOLDEN BALL YOUTH ACADEMY
We are committed to providing a well-rounded developmental environment for young soccer players in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Our experienced training staff holds nationally and internationally recognized coaching and physical training licenses, focusing on refining technical skills, enhancing athletic performance, and mastering match tactics.
TEAM TRAINING & MATCHES
Our Travel Teams combine focused academy-style training by gender, age, and skill level, evolving into a cohesive team-oriented approach as they prepare for upcoming matches. Our Head Coach and Technical Director curate appropriate tournament schedules that align with our teams' abilities, providing optimal competitive experiences. League matches take place within the Club Champions League (CCL), encompassing local and regional games, delivering valuable playing opportunities while focusing on practical skill development and teamwork.
Performance Training Program
At the Golden Ball Indoor facility, we help build a better athlete by enhancing speed, agility, jumping ability, functional strength, first-step explosion, balance and stabilization, cutting and change of direction skills, acceleration, speed endurance, footwork, throwing velocity and distance, body control, running mechanics, lateral movement, and functional flexibility.
This program will develop proper technical skills including goalkeeper positioning, building into distribution and dynamic competitive group training. There will be one weekly goalkeeper training program throughout summer and winter Programs and during fall and spring seasons.
MEET OUR COACHES
Our experienced training staff holds nationally and internationally recognized coaching and physical training licenses, focusing on refining technical skills, enhancing athletic performance, and mastering match tactics.
ACADEMY TRY-OUTS + REGISTRATION
Embark on a soccer journey with the Golden Ball Soccer Academy Year-Round Program tryouts. Join a driven community of players, work on refining your skills, and create lasting memories on the field. Our upcoming tryouts are your opportunity to tap into your full potential with Golden Ball Soccer Academy.
All Included Fee
The cost varies depending on the number of tournaments each team will participate in, but an estimated cost is between $1,000-$1,655.
Player Cards + Referees
Winter Training +League
Indoor Facility Training
LITTLE ACADEMY + CAMPS
Alongside our Youth Academy catering to ages U9-U19, we proudly offer the Little Academy and seasonal camps. The Little Academy arranges training and friendly matches to offer players under 9 years old an introduction to gameplay. Coach Baca also leads year-round and seasonal programs, including free community clinics, Summer camp, and Winter indoor camp for wider participation.
FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM
Golden Ball Indoor Facility
Main Indoor Training Facility
3936 Holland Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23323
Hodges Manor Elementary School
Main Outdoor Training Fields
1201 Cherokee Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23701
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Fields
Game Day Fields for 9v9 and 11v11
3373 Pruden Boulevard Suffolk, VA 23434