Wake FC Instructional Recreation Program (IRP)

Wake FC North

Instructional Recreation Program (IRP)

What are the goals of the program?

  • Educate players and parent coaches on formations, rules, terminology and tactics
  • Instill confidence in both players and coaches to feel comfortable around the game
  • Teach new skills to players and fine tune skills they already have
  • Teach coaches how activities and exercises translate to the game

Who is the program for?

  • Players ages 5-12 who want to increase their skills, understanding and love for the game
  • Coaches with a passion for player development that goes beyond winning games
  • Parents who want to increase their own knowledge and understanding of the game

How does the program work?

  • One practice session a week from March 9th to May 2nd
  • One game each Saturday (Excluding Easter weekend)
  • Skill instruction will include shooting, passing, dribbling and ball control
  • Physical instruction will include coordination, balance, agility and overall conditioning

Training schedules & Game schedules will be released by February 12

Additional benefit to youth IRP participants that register by January 31! Receive 4 complimentary technical sessions during the month of February to prepare in advance of the IRP season.

Program Age Groups Game Dates Location Price

Instructional Recreation Program



Mar 14, 21, 28

Apr 4, 18, 25

May 2

Raleigh JCC

Fletcher Park

$95 for players registered by January 31

(player fee increases to $110 beginning February 1)

Parent/Coach Soccer Education Program 16 & older TBA

Raleigh JCC

Fletcher Park

$30 regardless of registration date (NCYSA background check will be required)


Contact Mike.Atkinson@WakeFC.com or call Mike at 919.339.3675

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