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Intermediate Program Info Intermediate Program Info


The Intermediate program is designed to help 13U through 15U players improve their technical soccer skills which they will need to play at a higher level as well as their love for the game. This is a 4-month program that spans the fall season for girls and spring season for boys. Our coaching staff follows a curriculum that provides players with quality instruction and age appropriate activities which creates a fun learning environment. Players that excel in the Intermediate Program can progress to play on competitive teams within the HFC Competitive (Classic) framework.

A team-centered training and game system is utilized to create the best possible environment for player development.

2024 - 2025 Season Age Groups

As mandated by US Soccer, all HFC programs are based off of birth year, not player age or grade level. 
Season Ending Spring 2024 - Birth Year = HFC Division

Birth Year
Age GroupHFC

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Cost of Intermediate

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This is an 4-month program that spans two seasons (Girls play in the Fall / Boys play in the Spring). All players train 2 times per week. Asheville based players train at the John B Lewis Soccer Complex (JBL) or Buncombe County Sports Park (BCSP); all Hendersonville based players train at Henderson County Athletics and Activity Center (AAC). The Fall season takes place from August-November and the Spring seasons runs from February-May.

Training will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays with each training session lasting 1 hour and 30 minutes.

 Click here for full HFC Intermediate training schedules


Games will be primarily played on Friday evenings at Buncombe County Sports Park (BCSP), with some games potentially on Saturday mornings at the same location. Intermediate players play in-house games consisting of all HFC teams.

HFC Intermediate teams play 11v11 format with 35 minute haves. There are times throughout the season that a teams will play in a 9v9 format.

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Placement Evaluations

All players interested in participating in the Intermediate program must be evaluated. The main evaluation for Girls is usually held during May each year; the main evaluation for Boys is usually held in November each year. If your player has a conflict or has missed the evaluation and wishes to participate please contact Hasani McKenzie ([email protected]) or Benjamin Lloyd ([email protected]).

Click here for Intermediate Placement Evaluation Info

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Contact Us

Hasani McKenzie - HFC Academy Director of Coaching & Player Development
[email protected]

Benjamin Lloyd - HFC Academy Assistant Director of Coaching & Player Development
[email protected]

Cost of Intermediate

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Intermediate Program FAQ

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Contact Us:

Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association, Inc.

ABYSA/HFC PO Box 895 Asheville NC 28802-0895 

[email protected]

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