The SKV College Placement Program (CPP) will provide support and guidance for SKV high school players that are interested in playing soccer at the collegiate level. The CPP is an exclusive program that helps educate and guide SKV players and parents through the college recruitment, application, and placement process. This new program will be led by current SKV coach Gordon Temple who will serve as the program’s Director. Gordon Temple's coaching experience with U10 to U19 youth Premier players spans nearly 10 years. He holds a USSF C licence and currently serves as an Assistant Coach for Baker University Women's Soccer team (since 2017) and an Assistant Coach for Kaw Valley FC (USL2) men's team (since 2018). He was formerly an Assistant Coach with Ottawa University Men's Soccer team, a HC for the KS Olympic Development Program, and an Academy Affiliate Director/Age Group Evaluator for Sporting KC. Gordon holds a BA in Sports Administration from Ottawa University and an MA in Sports Management from Baker University. He is originally from Edinburgh, Scotland. More information on this exciting program will be announced soon.
Sporting Kaw Valley (SKV) is proud to announce its new partnership with Mammoth Training Academy at K4 Sports in Meriden, Kansas. Mammoth Training Academy/K4 Sports will now serve as an official training site for SKV where we will be offering a wide variety of exclusive soccer related programs and services including:
Stay tuned for more information on this exciting partnership!
We are excited to announce a new Preschool Soccer Program launching this fall in Lawrence, Topeka and Manhattan for players ages 3-5 years old! The SKV Sporting Stripes program utilizes a unique and specialized curriculum, that has been designed by our friends at Sporting Kansas City, to engage and cultivate the soccer stars of the future. Your player will wear the SKV Sporting Stripes jersey while they have fun learning the basics of soccer. SKV Sporting Stripes staff will be focusing on early developmental milestones in balance, coordination, socialization and emotional development. Registration is open in all locations and we can't wait to see you on the fields this fall.