Academy Affiliate club, Sporting Missouri Valley-North, Partners With Liberty Parks & Rec to Grow the Game in the Northland

Sporting Kansas City (Sporting KC) is excited to announce that Liberty Parks & Recreation (Liberty P&R) is partnering with one of Sporting KC’s official Academy Affiliate clubs, Sporting Missouri Valley–North (Sporting MV-North), to continue to grow the sport of soccer in the Northland by offering various youth soccer opportunities. Through this new partnership, Sporting KC, Sporting MV-North, and Liberty P&R will be teaming up to offer recreational leagues, camps, clinics and coaching education support for youth players & coaches in the Northland area.


Sporting Kansas City will be bringing their accredited Sporting Stripes, presented by PNC Bank, programming outdoors to the Fountain Bluff Sports Complex beginning March 30th. Sporting Stripes is the Sporting KC early childhood soccer program built for 2-5 year olds that creates a safe and fun learning environment for children to become engaged with soccer at its foundation. Through the Sporting Stripes program, children will practice reaching basic early developmental milestones in balance, coordination, socialization, and emotional development.

For the upcoming spring session at Fountain Bluffs, Sporting Stripes will run from March 30th to May 4th on Saturday mornings at 9:00am or 10:15am. To register for the Sporting Stripes program at the Fountain Bluff Sports Complex, please click here. For more information on Sporting Stripes or how to get your child involved, please contact Tyler McManus at


Sporting MV-North in partnership with Liberty P&R is running a youth recreational league for boys and girls of the ages 6-14. The league will run with spring & fall seasons consisting of 8 weeks of games, all played on Saturday mornings at Fountain Bluff Sports Complex. Practice times will be offered throughout the week at various locations in Liberty, including Liberty Parks and the Liberty School District. Teams will be coached by volunteers who will receive free coaching education and support provided by Sporting MV-North & Sporting KC. Along with the coaching education, Sporting MV-North will be providing free practice curriculum to the volunteer coaches.

The spring league is set to begin on March 23rd and run through May 11th.. To learn more and register for the youth recreational soccer league, please visit the Liberty P&R Youth Soccer page. If you have any questions regarding the league or are interested in becoming a coach, please contact Jacques Tournoy, Sporting MV-North Director, at



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