PRO PLAYER CLINIC

The Minnesota United Pro Player Clinic program is designed to maximize the soccer experience for youth soccer players and create a unique experience by giving each player the chance to interact with an MNUFC player. Players will develop a true passion for MNUFC and soccer. Our innovative “Play the Minnesota United Way” curriculum will include fundamental activities that move to small-sided games, where they will be encouraged to use the new skills they have learned. 

PRO PLAYER CLINICS FOCUS ON TWO AREAS

PHYSICAL AWARENESS 

  • Activities that revolve around physical literacy (agility, balance and coordination) 
  • Small-sided games to promote safe and healthy competition 

BALL MASTERY 

  • Dribbling and turning techniques 
  • Passing techniques: passing and ball striking 
  • Ball receiving techniques 
  • Shooting 

SESSION STRUCTURE 

  • One day – Two-hour session
  • Players will be grouped by age and ability 
  • Each session consist of multiple activities 
  • Includes scheduled breaks 
  • Pro Player interaction with participants 
  • Pro Player autograph session 

SAMPLE PRO PLAYER SESSION

5:15 p.m. — Camp check-in
5:30 p.m. — Camp introduction / Camp rules
5:40 p.m. — Station #1 - 1 or 2 activities/progressions
6:05 p.m. — Station #2 - 1 or 2 activities/progressions
6:30 p.m. — Station #3 - 1 or 2 activities/progressions
6:35 p.m. — Small-sided games
7:00 p.m. — Pro Player autograph/picture/Pro Player Q&A
7:30 p.m. — Clinic ends

HOST LOCATIONS

The program can be hosted by any sports organization/facility that has the ability to provide a suitable field.