Kick with Care
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‘Kick with Care’ is meant to serve the needs of both children and adults with mental, physical, or emotional disabilities that simply want a fun environment by which to enjoy the game, build self-esteem, get exercise and meet new friends.
The program offers a recreational, leisure approach to the game and one-on-one assistance is available to those who need it. ‘Kick with Care’ is different from US Youth Soccer's 'TOPSoccer' in that while it does serve children with mental and physical disabilities, the program also welcomes children who don’t have a medically diagnosed condition. Some players are just shy or have anxiety being in a structured youth soccer program.
‘Kick with Care’ also encompasses a program for adults with disabilities – something that makes it very unique. “A lot of these adults have one form of (weekly) activity and this allows them to have another activity,” said John Teves, director of 'Kick with Care'. “They get to interact with other adults and they get to play the wonderful game of soccer.”
is to provide community development efforts through the creation of recreational and competitive soccer programs throughout the New England region. Our mission is to utilize all the organic benefits that the game of soccer provides in a way that improves the quality of life of every player, coach, and family we meet.
is put into action through continual increases in programming and events. Our focus is on players in search of the simple joy of a high-five to the most driven and competitive athletes – helping to meet the needs of every kind of participant. We teach through motivation & encouragement. Soccer is famously considered ‘the beautiful game’ and we at Sidekick Soccer Academy believe in its ability to improve any player’s quality of life – no matter their skill level or mental or physical limitations.
One guaranteed rain date of 6/16