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Recreational soccer program

Ages 8-11 | Mondays & Wednesdays

April 1 -June 12 | Fort Missoula

Academy is our unique program that consists of intensive technical and tactical training, along with fun, small-sided competition.  You can do this as a stand-alone program, or paired with either Micros or our 2013 or 2014 Competitive program. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Montana State
Showcase 2024

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June 15-16 HELENA, MT

This registration is for our 2015 Academy players only.

We would like to get an idea of attendance before forming teams. DEADLINE IS MAY 31 TO REGISTER

(registration allows 2015s and 2016s)



$300 for both Mondays & Wednesdays 

$150 for either Monday or Wednesdays 

$650 for Academy and 2015 team option (2015s only--3 tournament fees included)

*2015s on the team option MUST do both Monday & Wednesday sessions

Click on the box to register for Academy

2015 Travel Team Information


Tournaments (click for more info)

Hot Shots | CdA, ID 5/10-12

3 Blind Refs | Kalispell, MT 5/31-6/2

Intermountain Cup | Msla, MT 6/7-9

The registrar will register your child's team for this tournament.  You will not need to do anything in regards to registering for tournaments.  The fees for these tournaments is already built into your fees.

Hotel Blocks

Friendlies Schedule

Coming soon

Here is your friendlies schedule.

If you have any questions, please contact Academy Director, Chris Essman at

Academy philosophy

Strikers Academy is our unique program that provides a more intensive opportunity to focus on skill, technical training, and to assist players to reach their potential in the sport. It's comprised of both small-sided training and individual techniques.  Our Academy is our "bridge" between Micro Strikers, and our Competitive program, beginning around age 9. 

Mission Statement

The Strikers Academy mission is to provide a learning environment where players are free to explore their passion for the game, learn how to play better as an individual and a team mate, and prepare themselves for the challenges that will face them when they compete for spots on Strikers competitive travel teams, their school teams, or college teams.    

The Academy develops fundamental skills such as:​

-Dribbling & Directional Movement with and without the ball-

-Passing & Striking-

-Close Control & Juggling-

-Introductory Attacking & Defending Principles-

The Academy aims to help kids develop all of these techniques and skills in a fun and enjoyable environment.  Delivering fun coaching sessions with disguised techniques and introductory tactics will be the key behind our young players development and love for the game.

Strikers Academy does not focus on wins and losses.  The most important aspect of academy is the development of the individual and group as a whole. We measure our success based on the physical and mental improvements made by each child.  A coach’s results are publicly on display at every event and game.  We can measure the effects of a coach by a child’s beaming smile, respect, and the sportsmanship shown. Our hope is that everyone involved in this program mirrors this philosophy at all times.

"At a young age winning is not the most important thing ... the important thing is to develop creative and skilled players with good confidence."

-Arsene Wenger-


Coming Soon

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