Upward Soccer


Upward Soccer is easy, requiring only 1 practice & 1 game per week. In return your child gains age appropriate character and skill development for life on and off the field. Building competitive athletic skills, confidence, and spirit to strengthen your young athlete mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially. Our unique sub system ensures every young athlete plays.


Contact: League Director, Kari Hutchinson l Kari@sjlife.com or (334) 481-0746

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Fall 2019 Season

K4-4th grade Boys & Girls Soccer

Prices: Cost per child is $90. After August 2 cost per child is $100.
Registration Deadline: August 12th
Evaluations: August 12, 6:00-7:30pm, in the Life Center (no cleats)
Practice: begins the week of August 26 (your coach will call you to confirm your practice date and time!)
First Game: Saturday, September 7
Last Game: Saturday, October 26
Awards Celebration: October 27 at 4:30 in the Contemporary Worship Room. Join us for our Fall Festival immediately afterwards. Wear your costume. Nothing scary please!


Important dates

Registration Deadline: August 12

Practices Begin: August 26th (your coach will call you to confirm your practice date and time!)

First game: September 7th

Last game: Saturday, October 26th

Awards Celebration: October 27 at 4:30 in contemporary worship room. wear your costume (nothing scary) and join us for the fall festival immediately afterwards.


More Info

Only 1st-4th grade teams will have goalies. Fields will be larger to accommodate.

Practices are 1 hour and once a week on either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday evenings starting between 5:00pm-5:45pm.

Coaches choose practice day and time. You will be informed of times once teams are drafted.

Needs: Quality game day uniform and other sport related gear


Be a coach

Simple training guide: Step-by-step guide through each practice standardized substitution guide. Online Resources with video of practice drills!

Simple Steps:

  1. Background check

  2. Attend 1 coaches meeting

  3. Coach 1 hr practice weekly

  4. Coach 1 hr game weekly

  5. Attend end of season awards celebration

How to Sign-up:

Contact us and we'll see you at the coaches meeting in the Zone on Aug. 19th 6:00-7:00pm