Levels of Play Overview

The 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.

 

Level Age 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Beginner ISC Academy Recreational/Beginner Program
(Fall and Spring Only)
                              
Intermediate One ISC Lightning Recreational/Intermediate Program
(Fall, Winter, and Spring)
                             
Intermediate Two ISC POP - Practice Only Program
(Intermediate Year Round Training)
                             
Intermediate Three ISC POPPI - Practice Only Program Plus Indoor
(Intermediate Year Round Training with Winter Indoor Games)
                             
Advanced ISC Advanced Year Round Program
(Advanced Year Round Training with League Games and Travel Tournaments)
                             

 

ISC Academy Recreational/Beginner Program (Ages 4-6)

  • Fall and Spring Only
  • No tryouts - Register Online
  • 10 Friday night sessions with expert level Coaching and Fun Games
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  • Current Cost: $110 per session
  • Online Registration Dates: Fall Academy: July 1 at 6 AM
  • Online Registration Dates: Spring Academy: February 1 at 6 AM

 

ISC Lightning Recreational/Intermediate Program (Ages 7-10)

  • Fall, Winter, and Spring
  • No tryouts - Register Online
  • One night per week training with USSF licensed Coaching focusing on individual skills
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  • Fall and Spring ISC Lightning Cost: $125 per session
  • Winter ISC Lightning Cost: $225 per session
  • Online Registration Dates:  Fall Lightning: July 1 at 6 AM
  • One Registration Dates: Winter Lightning: October 15 at 6 AM
  • Online Registration Dates: Spring Lightning: February 1 at 6 AM

 

ISC POP - Practice Only Program (Ages 7-18)

  • Practices held during most months of the year except for parts of December and July.  Training starts in early August each year and finishes in June.
  • Attend training sessions with Advanced Year Round Program teams run by USSF licensed coaches to develop individual and team skills.
  • No League games, Winter Indoor Games, or Travel Tournaments.
  • Required attendance at clinics / tryouts held in May and June.
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  • 2016-2017 Club Fees: U9-U18 players: $1,165 per year
  • 2017-2018 Club Fees: WILL BE UPDATED SOON
  • No team fees, league/tournament fees, or uniform

 

ISC POPPI - Practice Only Program Plus Indoor (Ages 7-18)

  • Practices held during most months of the year except for parts of December and July.  Training starts in early August eaach 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.
  • There will be some travel to indoor tournaments in the winter.  Most events are located in Eastern Iowa.  
  • "POPPI" players must attend the same number of indoor events as the Advanced year round players are required to attend during the winter.  
  • All "POPPI" players in all age groups are required to meet the same practice requirements of the Advanced Year Round Players in ALL seasons.  
  • Required attendance at clinics / tryouts held in May and June.
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  • For 9U-14U players, players are allowed to join the "POPPI" program at any time during the year.
  • For 9U-14U players, the club fees are pro-rated if you join after the start of the year.
  • For any 15U-18U 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-18U players, "POPPI" players must join during the two month window between August 1-October 1. 
  • For 15U-18U players, the full annual fees are due regardless of when you join during the year unless your family just relocated to the area. For U15-U18 players that are new to the area, the fees will be pro-rated if you join after the start of the year.   
  • 2016-2017 Club Fees: U9-U18 players: $1,165 per year
  • 2017-2018 Club Fees: WILL BE UPDATED SOON
  • Team Fees: Any indoor league fees that apply. Must also pay any indoor tournament fees paid to the volunteer team treasurer.  
  • Uniform: Approximately $100
  • No fall & spring team fees, no fall & spring league/tournament fees

 

ISC Advanced Year Round Program (Ages 7-18)

  • Practices held during most months of the year except for parts of December and July.  Training starts in early August eaach year and usually finishes in June.
  •  Some high school teams however practice in July, but usually our U9-U14 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 to develop individual and team skills.
  • 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 attendances.  (Requirements depends on Age Group)
  • Required attendance at clinics / tryouts held in May and June.
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  • 2016-2017 Club Fees: U9-U18 players $1,165 per year
  • 2017-2018 Club Fees: WILL BE UPDATED SOON
  • Team Fees: League fees and tournament fees paid to team treasurer
  • Uniform: Approximately $100