Spring SCN Calendar Release - Sporting KC Youth

Spring SCN Calendar Release

The Sporting Club Network (SCN), presented by Price Chopper, is an affiliation program between athletic organizations and Sporting Club, the parent company of Sporting Kansas City & Swope Park Rangers. Through this new, innovative and free partnership, clubs receive exclusive access to events, opportunities and educational experiences just for being a member.

Throughout the year, we offer free events exclusively to SCN members such as clinics, chalk talks, open trainings, coaching educations, contests, and special events.

Here is the 2019 Spring SCN Schedule (February-July):

Clinics

These 90-minute clinics feature on-field instruction from Sporting KC staff, a Q&A session with a SKC player and the opportunity to walk away with autographs. Clinics are held at various locations throughout the year.

ClinicDatesTimesLocationsRegister
Kickin' N PickleMarch 195:30pm - 7:00pmChicken N' PickleREGISTER
100 SCN Kids vs. 3 SKC Pros ClinicMay 85:30pm - 7:30pmChildren's Mercy ParkREGISTER
Soccer For All ClinicMay 235:30pm - 7:00pmSamuel U. Rodgers Health CenterRegistration ran through The Victory Project
SCN All-Girls ClinicMay 305:30pm - 7:00pmChildren's Mercy ParkREGISTER

Chalk Talks

On select game days, Sporting KC technical staff will lead pre-game seminars providing an inside scoop on the opponent, keys to the game, and players to watch. All chalk talks will take place at Children’s Mercy Park.

Chalk TalkDates TimesLocationsRegister
SKC vs. Philadelphia UnionMarch 1012:30pm - 1:00pmChildren's Mercy ParkRegistration Closed
SKC vs. New England RevolutionApril 276:00pm - 6:30pmChildren's Mercy ParkOpen to AA All-Star participants only.
SKC vs. Atlanta United FCMay 56:30pm - 7:00pmChildren's Mercy ParkREGISTER

Open Trainings

On selected days throughout the year, SCN members are invited to sign-up to watch SKC practice. Some lucky members walk away with pictures and autographs. Open trainings are held at Pinnacle National Development Center.

Open TrainingDatesTimesLocationsRegister
Open Training #1March 2010:00am - 11:30amPinnacle National Development CenterREGISTER
Open Training #2June 310:00am - 11:30amPinnacle National Development CenterREGISTER
Open Training #3July 1610:00am - 11:30amPinnacle National Development CenterREGISTER
Open Training #4July 2210:00am - 11:30amPinnacle National Development CenterREGISTER

Coaching Educations

All SCN coaches will have access to learn from the pros through free coaching clinics that cover a variety of topics aimed to help coaches at all levels. These sessions are led by SKC senior team or SKC Academy coaches and are held regularly throughout the year.

Coaching EducationDatesTimesLocationsRegister
Coaching Ed: Co-Hosted by Sporting Lee's SummitMarch 86:00pm - 7:30pmZ-SportsRegistration Closed
Coaching Ed in Español: Co-Hosted by Soccer NationTBDTBDSoccer NationRegistration coming soon
Coaching Ed: Co-Hosted by St. Joseph Youth Soccer AssociationApril 16:00pm-7:30pmSt. Joseph YSA FieldsREGISTER
Coaching Ed: Co-Hosted by Metro United SCApril 156:00pm - 7:30pmWyandotte Sporting FieldsREGISTER

Contests

These contests are a great way to keep our SCN members involved no matter where they are located. Be sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook (@sportingkcyouth) to stay up-to-date on our contests!

ContestDescriptionDatesEnter
Member of the MonthOne player is chosen every month from an SCN club and is highlighted on social media. Winner receives a SKC/SCN/Adidas prize pack.Mar - DecAPPLY
Spring Into SummerKids show off how they have been training over spring break. Winner receives entry to 1 summer camp of their choosing.Mar 11-29APPLY
Sporting MomKids submit reason why they think their mom deserves a special experience. Winner receives 4 Victory Suite tickets to a SKC home match. May 3-10APPLY
Sporting DadKids submit reason why they think their dad deserves a special experience. Winner receives 4 Victory Suite tickets to a SKC home match. Jun 7-14APPLY
SCN Runs The ShowKids submit entries for why they would like to shadow and work as an SKC game-day employee for a match. Winner receives 2 tickets to SKC home match and gets to shadow around a full time SKC game-day employee. Jul 1-12N/A yet
SCN SkillsKids show off how they are working on their skills in the summer. Winner receives 4 Victory Suite tickets to a SKC home match and a chance to come out to SKC training to meet the team.Jul 16 - Aug 2APPLY

Special Events

A variety of clinics or events that other departments, sponsors, clubs or organizations take interest in hosting for their members and SCN members.

Special EventDatesTimesLocations
Heartland Awards Night #1 (SKC vs. SEA)May 265:00pm - 7:00pmChildren's Mercy Park
Heartland Awards Night #2 (SKC vs. LA Galaxy)May 297:30pm - 9:30pmChildren's Mercy Park
Victory Project ClinicJune 45:30pm - 7:30pmChildren's Mercy Park
Heartland Awards Night #3 (SKC vs. LAFC)July 37:30pm - 9:30pmChildren's Mercy Park
SCN ReceptionJuly 204:30pm - 6:00pmPinnacle National Development Center

To view all Sporting KC Youth Soccer events going on each month, you can visit our calendar page on our website.

If you do not know if your club is a member of the Sporting Club Network, please click here to view our members page.

 

 

For more information on the Sporting Club Network or how to become a member, please visit sportingkcyouth.com/sportingclubnetwork or email Ryan Wells at rwells@sportingkc.com.

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