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Did you miss signing up for our TEAMS this Summer?

Join mid-year to start February 27, 2023

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2022-2023 Year

2022/23 Soccer Year (August 15, 2022-June 4, 2023)

VNA forms teams for the U7 and U8 teams during a period of time called "Team Formations". That time period for the upcoming soccer year happens in June and July each year. Each June VNA will have several events collectively called June Clinics for NON-MEMBERS. These are "Try-It" classes to meet our staff, coaches, and try the training program before signing up for the soccer year. 

Yellows-TEAM Program 2017 birth year (U6s entering kindergarten) - 2015 birth year (U8s),
players entering Kindergarten with a birthyear of 2017 may also join. 

2022/23 Season - Annual program runs August 15, 2022 - June 4, 2022 training 1x per week
Fall Season: Training August 15-October 30, Games September 6-November 6
Winter Season: Training November 1-February 24, Games November 4-March 5
Spring Season: Training February 27-June 4, Games March 25-June 4
Summer June Clinics: June 5-June 23

Fall and Spring Games are typically Saturday and Sunday, if many rainouts occur a weeknight may have to be looked at for a local opponent.
Winter Games are typically Friday night and Saturday or could be Sunday.
This is all dependent on how the league structures.
NYSL is provides game programming for Nebraska, so this includes games in Lincoln, Omaha and the surrounding areas.

Cost (Program Costs | Competitions Costs)

The Full Year: 10-month August - June YEAR Program
1. Program/Tuition Fees U7/U8: $768 program fees, includes $200 non-refundable registration and administration fee
2. Competition Fees: Approximately $200-250 for 33 competitions

Payment Plan: The $768+$200 is a yearly membership fee: can be paid all at once or using the monthly payment plan.
*This is not a monthly program; you are signing up for the duration of the soccer-year and the yearly fee. We allow for easy monthly payments for your convenience.

IF JOINING AFTER the Season Start dates, call for availability and Pro-Rated cost.

Annual Membership Program Tuition $768 (Includes $200 non-refundable registration, due at the time of registration).
The program costs include: 
  • Coaching: 80 hours of programming provided. Unrivaled Coach/Player Ratios.
  • Internationally licensed/professional coaching DOC oversight for all teams, and curriculum provided.
  • Program oversite by a Curriculum Coordinator
  • Licensed and Experienced Head Coach
  • Licensed Assistant Coach, Additional Academy Coaches Involvement, coaching collaboration as available
  • Business and Company Overhead costs,
  • Field/Facility rental fees,
  • Professional Administrative Staff,
  • Training: For the year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
  • Villarreal C.F. Membership fees,
  • Villarreal Nebraska Academy Membership fees.

Annual Competition/Game Costs: estimated to be: $200-250 ($30 Fall VNA Tourney, $30 Spring VNA Tourney, $45 Winter Session 1, $45 Winter Session 2, $35 Fall League, $35 Spring League) approximately 33 games.

This is an annual program, monthly payment plan available.

Annual Program Runs August 15, 2021 -June 30, 2022.
If joining after July 9 call for help.

Program Comparison Chart, subject to change at any time as needs and details become available.

Yellows-TEAM (U7-U8)


The Villarreal Nebraska Academy Yellows-TEAM Program provides training and game training opportunities for all skill levels U7-U8.  The training focuses on the individual development of well-rounded soccer players with a proven curriculum based on Villarreal C.F. international training methods.  This program provides an opportunity to learn the basic skills associated with Villarreal Nebraska Academy in an team environment.  

Developmental Stages and Age Appropriate Focus:
1. Motor Skill Development, Ages 0-6
2. Fundamental Stage, Ages 6-9
3. Learning to Train, Ages 8-12
4. Training to Train, Ages 11-16
5. Training to Compete, Ages 15-18
6. Training to Win, Ages 17+
7. Retirement
Age when players begin to learn from their mistakes, Ages 9-11

Players and families should understand that this program is to be part of a team structure, training together with a coach. Therefore, commitment and attendance should reflect what it means to be a team member. Yellows-TEAM players will be given the opportunity to play in competitions once teams are confirmed and competitions get planned. No tryouts required.


There are no tryouts associated with this program.  Players independently register. 


Coaching is provided by Villarreal Nebraska Academy coaches who have studied and understand the coaching curriculum. Training is directed by DOC Jorge Sambataro and a club program coordinator. If a parent is interested in coaching and learning the curriculum please email your interest.



Yellow-TEAM players are encouraged to participate in other athletic, academic, and extracurricular activities, but should try to attend training and competitions as often as possible. 

Players and families should understand that this program is to be part of a team structure. Therefore, commitment and attendance should reflect what it means to be a team member. Attendance at games should be communicated to the team manager and team coach ASAP so player adjustments for games can be made, this is extremely important.


Registration Portal

2022-23 Annual Member Yellows

Register for programming for U6-U10 Players. Players with the following birthyears;
Yellows-Team includes 2017, 2016, 2015

Yellows Boys U7 & U8 March-June 2023

Registration closes on 02/20/2023 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 02/27/2023 to 06/30/2023
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Yellows Girls U7 & U8 March-June 2023

Registration closes on 02/20/2023 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 02/27/2023 to 06/30/2023
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Lincoln, Nebraska 68502

Phone: 402-853-7100
Email: [email protected]
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