DNA – Developing New AthletesDNA aims to build confidence through coaching and training, with a focus on learning fundamental skills and the correct mechanics to achieve a consistent level of play as the student-athlete grows. DNA will focus on skill-appropriate competitive, developmental skills and limit travel locally within the Quad City area.
Little Swarm Basketball:
Designed for Boys and Girls Kindergarten through 2nd Grade as an introductory league! More than just basketball – we introduce basic athletic movements, games based around agility and mobility, basic basketball skills, and ease into scrimmages and game play! A fun and light learning sports environment with basic developmental basketball focus.
SIE have partnered with the TBK Bank Sports Complex ‘DNA’ Program to present Discovery soccer, which is our foundational program. It introduces 4U – 8U players to the game of soccer, and teaches the game in a fun non-competitive environment to foster a passion for soccer. The program focuses on individual player development using engaging drills and short-sided games. Coach to player ratio is kept small to maximize individual interaction with these young players. All activities are held at the TBK Bank Sports Complex. Discovery soccer programming is available in the fall, winter, spring, and summer seasons.
Discovery: 3 – 4 years old
Players aged 3-4 participate in 8 sessions designed to introduce younger children to soccer. Players are guided through various engaging, imaginative, and fun soccer-based activities by professional coaching staff, college and high school players.
Discovery: 5 – 8 years old
Players 5-6 and 7-8 participate in 8 sessions following the play and practice hybrid model. Players are divided into 2 general groups by age (5-6 year old’s and 7-8 year old’s) and then within these age groups, into smaller training groups and each receive 30 minute training sessions under guidance of professional coaches immediately followed by a 4v4 game without goalkeepers against other kids in the program. Playing time is generally equal among players.