Our Coaching Philosophy

Our primary objective is to instill a deep passion for soccer in each player. We cultivate an environment of enjoyable, stimulating, and competitive training sessions. By igniting this passion, players are naturally motivated to enhance their skills and performance, thus evolving into better athletes and teammates.

During the formative years, focus in on individual development. By focusing on fundamental skills at younger ages, our players acquire the necessary abilities to compete effectively at any level. As players progress into the middle youth years (12-14), we continue to focus on technical skills and begin focusing on tactics. Our coaches implement strategies essential for winning matches. By the ages of 15-18, our players are thoroughly equipped to significantly contribute to their high school, club and future college teams.

Our coaches are committed to always serving as positive role models. We prioritize effort over outcome, emphasizing the importance of giving one’s best regardless of winning or losing. Our coaches will emphasize that striving to play to the best of their abilities, despite the result, is the ultimate goal. We focus on teaching them strategy and tactics for successful soccer play, coupled with comprehensive individual development. By fostering these values, winning and their love of the game will naturally follow.

We are committed to instilling a deep respect and understanding for all aspects of the game. Our objective is to cultivate a culture of players and families who serve as club ambassadors and are proud to be a part of our organization.

Competitive / LX United

The competitive program caters to soccer players aged 10U through 19U who aspire to compete at a high level under the guidance of experienced coaches. Tryouts are held in June, after which teams are formed for the upcoming fall and spring seasons.

Viking Youth Soccer Academy/Holmen Parks & Rec

The Viking Youth Soccer Academy program is tailored for younger athletes aged 6-10 years old seeking a well-rounded introduction to soccer, prioritizing enjoyment, fundamental techniques, and confident ball interaction. In the spring, we partner with Village of Holmen and operate the park and rec programming. Skilled coaching staff operate our academy and are deeply committed to supporting our recreational coaches.

LX United Program Flow Chart

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LX United Program Links

LX United Club Tryouts U9-U19 (Early June)

LX United Select Teams

LX United Evolution Teams

VYSA Little Kickers

VYSA/Holmen Park & Rec