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Winter Training


SSA’s Winter Training

Players in this group all have a high desire to improve. Sessions will be organized and adapted to ensure players progress in their skills. Groups will be separated by boys and girls and each gender will have ability-based pools of players.

COVID Protocol - 1/4/2020

Due to Covid, no spectators will be allowed inside the Blast during Winter Training.  Players should be dropped off at the door on the left side of the building under the Golf Simulation sign.  Please drop your child off no more than 5 minutes before his or her start time.  Players should arrive dressed and ready to play (exception, shoes or cleats can be put on after they arrive).  There will be volunteers directing the players to the Field House and their assigned field.  Players will exit the Blast through the Field House and will come outside into the parking lot to the left of the door they entered.  Parents should pick their player up from the sidewalk near the exit door.  The parking spaces near the exit door will also be blocked off so cars cannot park there.  Please walk to the exit door to pick up your player.  For the players’ safety, we do not want players walking through the parking lot unattended. 

Below is a photo of the drop off and pick up areas for training at The Blast.

Drop off & Pick up AT THE SOCCER BLAST

Your player will enter the Blast by the secondary entry near the Golf Simulator entryway.  They will take a left and head directly to the dome area.  When training is finished, they will leave through the emergency exit for pick-up.

Shakopee Soccer wants to prepare players for advancement to the highest levels of soccer

Building a strong base at a young age is critical to future success. While we will continue to provide a great environment for all soccer players, this additional training is specifically intended for players looking to pursue the highest levels.  A primary goal of Winter Training is to prepare players to be highly successful on their spring/summer teams. In addition, the program is also aiming to improve a player’s chance of identification within MYSA’s District Select and ODP (Olympic Development Program).

2021 Winter Training

Training is held at Soccer Blast Minnesota
3601 W 145th St. Burnsville 


January 4, 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
April 5, 12

11U Girls A Team
11U Boys B1 & B2 Teams
12U Girls A Team
14U Boys Cities

13U Girls Regional Team
13U Girls State Team
13U Boys Regional Team
14U Girls Regional Team

 17U Boys Premier
18U Boys Premier
19U Boys State



January 7, 14, 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15

9U Boys A Team
9U Boys B Team
10U Boys B Team

10U & 11U Boys A Teams

9U Girls A Team
9U Girls B Team
12U Boys A Team

Goalkeeper Training*

10U Girls B Team
11U & 12U Girls B Teams
15U Girls State Team

16U Boys Cities 1&2 Teams
17U Boys State Team 

*Goalkeeper Training is for any player 11U and up that plays goalie or is interested in playing goalie in the 2021 Summer Season.  There is no additional cost for this training. 


January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 3, 10, 17

12U Boys B1 & B2 Teams
14U Boys Regional Team
14U Boys State Team

16U Girls Premier Team
17U Girls State Team

15U Girls Regional Team
18U Girls Regional Team