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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Spring 2019 Season

K4-4th grade Boys & Girls Soccer

Prices: Cost per child is $95. After February 1 cost per child is $105.
Registration Deadline: February 15
Evaluations: February 14, 5:30-7:00pm, in the Life Center (no cleats)
Practice: begins the week of February 25 (your coach will call you to confirm your practice date and time!)
First Game: Saturday, March 9 (no game March 23 due to Spring Break)
Last Game: Saturday, May 4
Awards Celebration: immediately following the last game on May 4 on the soccer fields


Important dates

Registration Deadline: February 15

Practices Begin: February 25th (your coach will call you to confirm your practice date and time!)

First game: Saturday, March 9th (no game March 23rd due to Spring Break)

Last game: Saturday, May 4th

Awards Celebration: immediately following the last game on May 4th on the soccer fields


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 Feb. 27th 5:30-7:00pm