Hive 5U/6U Academy

This program is for children born in 2013 (6U) and 2014 (5U). Teams are formed based loosely on the school attending. 

Players and parent coaches attend one “Play Day” per week organized by the 5U/6U Hive Director and professional staff. “Play Days” consist of Coerver® First Skills training and one 4v4 game (no goalkeepers).  Players also have the option to attend training once a week during the season.

Games:  Schedules will be released on March 15th 

What to Expect on Game day: 20 minutes of Coerver® First Skills training, where players get lots of touches and are learning new skills, followed by 4v4 Game (no goalkeepers).  

Optional "First Skills" Training Sessions:  
Time TBD 

What to Wear & Bring to Training: 

Soccer ball, water, shin guards, tennis shoes or soccer cleats and the color of shirt listed below. To help us divide players into smaller training groups we are asking that your player wear a shirt that is color coded by their birth month and year. This is just the main color of the shirt.  The shirt does not need to be a solid color.

Jerseys/Uniforms:  All players must have a jersey to wear for games.  A red Adidas jersey can be purchased at Soccer Internationale (2541 S 132nd St. Omaha, NE)

Inclement Weather:

For game/training status during inclement weather please follow us on Twitter @elkhornsoccer, Facebook - or sign-up to receive text alerts at  Decisions will be made by 10 AM on Sundays or 3:30 pm on Wednesdays.

For questions regarding 5/6U Hive Program, please contact Amy Tilley at or Anne Schafer at 

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