ISC Lightning

Intermediate Soccer Practice Program For 9U-14U Players

REGISTRATION FOR THE ISC FALL 2024 LIGHTNING PROGRAM WILL OPEN ON JUNE 24, 2024 AT 10:00 AM.

ISC Lightning Registration
  • Registration for the ISC Fall 2024 Lightning Program will open at 10:00 AM on on JUNE 24, 2024.
  • Registration for the ISC Winter Lightning Program will open at 10:00 AM On October 20, 2023.   
  • Registration for the ISC Spring 2024 Lightning Program will open at 10:00 AM on February 14, 2024.  
  • We DO NOT accept walk-up registration! You MUST register online.
  • We will accept registrations up until the first practice, or until each division closes.
  • Please read the additional registration requirements in the registration section below.
  • There are 10 practices scheduled in the Spring and Fall season.  There are 14 practices scheduled for the winter season.  The Lightning program is a practice only program.  The kids do not play games against other opponents in the Lightning Program.  We always play small sided scrimmages, 3v3 or 4v4 with small goals, at the end of every practice.
  • Spring and Fall ISC Lightning practices will be held on Friday evenings from 6:35 PM-8:05 PM
  • We will hold Winter Lightning on Friday nights from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center on the Iowa Turf-Cleats Allowed.
Player Eligibility
  • Players born in the following birth years can participate in the 2023/2024 ISC Lightning program:
    • 9U – 2015 birth year
    • 10U – 2014 birth year
    • 11U – 2013 birth year
    • 12U – 2012 birth year
    • 13U- 2011 birth year
    • 14U- 2010 birth year
Cost
  • The cost to participate in the ISC Lightning program varies from season to season.
    • Fall 2023 fee is $140.  This includes expert coaching, an ISC t-shirt,  and a soccer ball.
    • Winter 2023/2024 fee is $250.00 – includes 14 INDOOR practices, an ISC t-shirt and an indoor futsal soccer ball.
    • Spring 2024 fee is $140.  This includes expert coaching, an ISC t-shirt,  and a soccer ball.
  • Please note that the charge on your account will be listed as “HTG Sports,” not the Iowa Soccer Club.
Location
  • The Fall ISC Lightning program will be held OUTDOORS at the Coralville Youth Sports Complex.
  • The Winter ISC Lightning program is held INDOORS at the HTRC.
  • The first 2 sessions of the Spring 2024 ISC Lightning program will be held indoors at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center (HTRC).
  • The remaining 8 practcies of the Spring ISC Lightning program will be held OUTDOORS at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields..
  • The Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center (HTRC) is located at 2820 Prairie Meadow Drive, Iowa City, Iowa.
  • The Hawkeye Recreation Fields are located at 2960 Hawkeye Park Road, Iowa City.
Additional Registration Information
  • When you register your child for the ISC Lightning program, please register your child in the correct birth year age group.
  • For the Fall and Spring Program we will accept a total of 85-95 soccer players.
  • We limit the number of kids we take in each birth year for the fall and spring program so that we can ensure that the program is organized and so that we have a good coach to player ratio.
    • 9U –  (1 Adult Coach per 12 kids) (2 Mentor Coaches will assist)
    • 10U – (1 Adult Coach per 12 Kids) (2 Mentor Coaches will assist)
    • 11U-12U –  (1 Adult Coach per 12 kids) (2 Mentor Coaches will assist)
    • 13U-14U – (1 Adult coach per 12 kids)
  • We will only accept 40 players for the Winter ISC Lightning program.  (1 Adult coach per 10 kids.) (2 mentor coaches will assist.)
Lightning Refund Policy

Due to the fact that we limit the number of children that we accept for each age group, refunds are only issued for the reasons listed below:

  • Your family moves out of town prior to the start of the Lightning program, but after you have registered.
  • Your child is injured prior to the start of the Lightning program and they cannot participate in any part of the program.
Questions?
  • Please contact Diana Arpey at registrar@iowasoccerclub.com
Fall 2023 Practice Dates

 Fall 2023 ISC Lightning Practices will be held on Friday nights from 6:35 PM to 8:05 PM.

The Fall 2023 Practices will be held at the Coralville Youth Sports Complex.  The field address is 2480 Dempster Drive, Coralville, Iowa.

The Fall 2023 Practice Dates are listed below:

Friday, August 18, 2023
Friday, August 25, 2023
FRIDAY OFF FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Friday, September 8, 2023
Friday, September 15, 2023
Friday, September 22, 2023
Friday, September 29, 2023
Friday, October 6, 2023
Friday, October 13, 2023
Friday, October 20, 2023
Friday, October 27, 2023

 

Winter Practice Dates

The 2023/2024 ISC Winter Lightning practices will be held on Friday nights from 7:00-8:30 PM.

All ISC Winter Lighting practices are held INDOORS at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center located at 2820 Prairie Meadow Drive, Iowa City.

The 2023/2024 ISC Winter Program Dates are listed below. There are 14 practice dates for the 2023/2024 ISC Winter Lightning Program.

Friday, November 10, 2023
Friday, November 17, 2023
Friday, December 1, 2023
Friday, December 8, 2023
Friday, December 15, 2023
Friday, December 22, 2023
WINTER BREAK
Friday, January 19, 2024
Friday, January 26, 2024
Friday, February 2, 2024
Friday, February 9, 2024
Friday, February 16, 2024
Friday, February 23, 2024
Friday, March 1, 2024
Friday, March 8, 2024

Spring 2024 Practice Dates

All Spring Practices are held on Friday nights from 6:35 PM to 8:05 PM.

The Dates for the ISC Spring 2024 ISC Lightning Practice Program are listed below:

The First 2 practices will be held indoors at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center at 2820 Prairie Meadow Drive, Iowa City.

Friday, April 5, 2024 (Indoors at the HTRC)
Friday, April 12, 2024 (Indoors at the HTRC)

All Practices Listed Below are scheduled outdoors at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields at 2960 Hawkeye Park Road, Iowa City.

Friday, April 19, 2024
Friday, April 26, 2024
Friday, May 3, 2024
Friday, May 10, 2024
Friday, May 17, 2024
Friday, May 24, 2024
Friday, May 31, 2024
Friday, June 7, 2024