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CARL E. SANDERS
FAMILY YMCA AT BUCKHEAD

1160 Moores Mill Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30327
(404) 350-9292

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BUCKHEAD UNITED ACADEMY AND SELECT SOCCER

AT CARL E. SANDERS YMCA

The U9 through U12 Academy is an alternative to the traditional recreational and select (traveling) team programs for boys and girls ages 6-12. This program offers the opportunity for advanced development of the young soccer player.

About academy programs

About the program
Buckhead United Academy and Select Soccer Program powered by the Carl E. Sanders YMCA offers your players the opportunity to compete at the highest level within Georgia. Our locations are affiliated with US Youth Soccer and Georgia Soccer. Our developmental program is structured to provide maximum instruction for each and every player, preparing him or her to compete at their highest level of play.

Nationally and State certified coaches will emphasize development of ability on the ball and ball control, including individual skills: footwork, passing, defending tactics, dribbling and shooting. The training players will receive is designed to keep every player active with the ball at all possible times.


Age groups

Age groups
The U.S. Youth Soccer Association groups players into competitive age groups.

U8 (Pre-Academy 2012 Birth Year)
U9 (2011 Birth Year)
U10 (2010 Birth Year)
U11 (2009 Birth Year)
U12 (2008 Birth Year)


Playing Season
Competitive soccer teams play for two seasons Fall (August through November) and Spring (February through May)

See full age group chart




Find recreational soccer programs
at Carl E. Sanders Family YMCA