Stow Transitions (U6)

Stow Transitions Program

Transitions Program Specifics:

Who is eligible: Players who reside in Stow or attend Stow Public Schools

Groupings: Co-Ed

Fall 2022 Schedule: 

Munchkin Schedule: 8 sessions on Saturday mornings at 9am

Location: Bradley Field (Stow) 

Timing: 1 hour sessions with first half focusing on training and second half playing small- sided scrimmage games 

Duration: Fall program runs from September to November and spring program runs from April to June

Specifics: Players use a size 3 soccer ball, small goals and set up for games as 3v3 

Practices: Each practice session will focus on learning two to three initial soccer skills i.e. dribbling, passing, etc. per session


Season Goals:

  • To create a positive and fun atmosphere where players can learn and develop at their own pace
  • To improve the basic motor skills that are used in soccer: Dribbling, Passing, Kicking, etc.
  • To create players that are comfortable with the ball at their feet
  • To give each player a positive and successful experience each season


Required Equipment:

  • Players receive a Nashoba United tee shirt.
  • Players must wear their team shirt each week. 
  • Players must wear cleats or sneakers. Soccer cleats are not required, but are recommended
  • Shin guards are required and soccer socks must be worn over shin guards so they are not exposed
  • First year players receive a size 3 soccer ball at the first session.  Returning players must bring their own size 3 ball.
  • Players are not allowed to wear jewelry, earrings, hats or anything metal in their hair for safety reasons


Parent Coach Volunteers:

  • Parent volunteer coaches are essential to successfully run this program
  • Parents can sign up to volunteer on their child's AdminSports registration account
  • We are looking for a ratio of one coach per five players
  • A criminal background check (CORI) will be conducted on all youth coaches per state law