ISC Levels of Play

Iowa Soccer Club | Levels of Play OverviewThe ISC offers five programs to choose from to suit the different levels of interest and time availability of each player.  All programs are operated by our Director of Coaching Jon Cook and utilize our staff of professional coaches under his direction.

ISC Academy Recreational/Beginner Program (Ages 5U-7U)
  • Fall and Spring Only.
  • No tryouts – Register Online.
  • 10 Friday night sessions with expert level coaching and fun games.
  • Current Cost: $115.00 per season.
  • Online Registration Dates: Fall Academy: July 1 at 6:00a.m.
  • Online Registration Dates: Spring Academy: February 1 at 6:00a.m..
  • No Uniform required for ISC Academy players. We provide a t-shirt with registration.
ISC Lightning Recreational/Intermediate Program (Ages 8U-12U)
  • Fall, Winter, and Spring.
  • No tryouts – Register Online.
  • One night per week training with USSF licensed coaches focusing on individual skills
  • Fall and Spring ISC Lightning Cost: $125.00 per season.
  • Winter ISC Lightning Cost: $240.00 per season.
  • Online Registration Dates:  Fall Lightning: July 1 at 6:00a.m.
  • One Registration Dates: Winter Lightning: October 15 at 6:00a.m.
  • Online Registration Dates: Spring Lightning: February 1 at 6:00a.m.
  • No Uniform required for ISC Lightning players. We provide a t-shirt with registration.
ISC POP – Practice Only Program  (Ages 8U-19U)
  • Practices are held during most months of the year except for parts of December and July.  Training starts in early August  and finishes in June.
  • Attend training sessions with Advanced Year-Round Program teams coached by USSF licensed coaches.
  • POP players in the 8U-12U age group are allowed to play in the ISC indoor leagues but are not required to play.
  • POP players in the 13U-19U age group are NOT allowed to play in the ISC indoor leagues.
  • POP Players do NOT play in outdoor league games, outdoor tournaments, or indoor tournaments.
  • Required attendance at clinics/tryouts held in June.
  • 2018-2019 ISC Club Fees: 8U-19U players: $1,225 per year
  • No team fees, league/tournament fees, or uniform fee.
  • No Uniform required for FOR ISC POP players.
ISC POPPI – Practice Only Program Plus Indoor (Ages 8U-19U)
  • Practices held during most months of the year except for parts of December and July.  Training starts in early August each year and usually finishes in June.
  • Attend training sessions with Advanced Year-Round teams.  All practices are run by highly qualified, expert level, USSF licensed coaches to develop individual and team skills.
  • No League games or Travel Tournaments in the Fall or Spring/Summer Seasons.
  • All “POPPI” players MUST play in BOTH sessions of the ISC INTRA-CLUB Indoor leagues each winter.
  • All “POPPI” players in all age groups are required to meet the same practice requirements as the Advanced Year-Round Players in ALL seasons.
  • Required attendance at clinics/tryouts held in June.
  • For 8U-14U players, players are allowed to join the POPPI program at any time during the year.
  • For 8U-14U players, the club fees are pro-rated if you join after the start of the year.
  • For any 15U-19U player, you are only allowed to join POPPI if you start during the fall season unless your family just relocated to the area.
  • For 15U-19U players, POPPI players must join during the two month window between August 1-October 1.
  • For 15U-19U players, the full annual fees are due regardless of when you join during the year, unless your family just relocated to the area. For 15U-19U players that are new to the area, the fees will be pro-rated if you join after the start of the year.
  • 2018-2019 ISC Club Fees: 8U-19U players: $1,225 per year.
  • Other Fees: All POPPI Players are required to play in BOTH INDOOR soccer sessions run by the ISC.  There is a fee for each session.  The fee depends on the age of player.
  • No Uniform required for ISC POPPI players.
ISC Advanced Year Round Program (Ages 8U-19U)
  • Practices held during most months of the year except for parts of December and July.  Training starts in early August each year and usually finishes in June.
  • Some high school teams practice in July, but usually our 8U-14U teams take the whole month off unless they do the ISC Summer Camp.
  • Attend training sessions run by highly qualified, expert level, USSF licensed coaches.
  • Required participation in Indoor Competitions (number of games depends on age group)
  • Required attendance at League games and Travel Tournaments. (number of league games and tournaments depends on age group).
  • Required minimum training session attendance. (requirements depends on age group)
  • Required attendance at clinics/tryouts held in June.
  • 2018-2019 ISC Club Fees: 8U-19U players: $1,225.00 per year
  • ISC Team Fees: League fees and tournament fees paid to team treasurer – amount varies from team to team.
  • Uniform Cost: Approximately $115.00
Questions?
  • Please contact Diana Arpey at registrar@iowasoccerclub.com