OUR programs

RECREATIONAL SOCCER

--Recreational/Instructional league
·   Competitive for ages 4-18 or age groups U5 thru U18 

·   Girls divisions (females only) and Co-ed divisions*

·   U5-U6 also received a size 3 ball

·  U7-U18 Athletes are Randomized on Teams  to challenge players and coaches for close competition during Saturday morning games and end of season tournament

·   Saturday games (6 weeks in the Fall @ $65, 6 weeks in the Spring @ $65)
·   Fall & Spring Tournaments: Fall tournament is a Mini tournament  (1 extra game to compete for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, brackets based on Points earned during Regular games.  Spring tournament is a Winner/Runner-up bracket (double elimination) to compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. These tournaments take place on the additional week beyond the 6 weeks for U8-U18 age divisions.

·   One practice per week (excluding U5-U6, they have 20-30min Academy style practice Saturday mornings)

·   All receive uniform kits include Home/Away jerseys, shorts, and socks
·   IYSA membership
·   In-need scholarships available (download form on "Sign-Up" tab)
·   Discounts to Volunteer Coordinators
·   Participation awards to all


Select (formerly REC+) Soccer

·   These athletes will play on 2 teams (house Rec team and Select team)

·  They will  have at least 2 practices per week

·  We will set up friendly and sanctioned games against other Clubs in the area

·  Select teams can compete in the local tournaments in the Fall and in the Spring


INSTRUCTIONAL LEARNING

--Academy Practice

·   For Athletes & Coaches
·   Optional Academy practice for U8s-U18s age divisions. They practice for 1hr, this is an extra individual skills training and mentoring for athletes and coaches

* Co-ed divisions may be just male, but depend on the number of female registrations

WELCOME!

 

whether you call iT soccer or football, we love this game. we think you and your child will, too.

 

Established in 1981, Huntertown Lions Soccer is a Recreational soccer academy for boys and girls 18 years and younger. Whether you want to introduce your Lil' Cub or Striker to his/her first sport, or help your established athlete  make the High School Team or Travel Team, we're here to help you succeed.

 

Our fields are located at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. Which includes a full-sided field for U18s, 3 short sided fields for U13s, U12s& U10s, 2 small youth fields for U8s and 4 extra small fields for U5s & U6s.


Our U8-U18s Recreational program has at least one practice per week with an optional Academy practice. Then games are played Saturday mornings from 8:30-1:45. U5-U6s have an Academy style practice for 15-30mins then a game for 30-45mins on Saturday morning.

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OUR STAFF AND COACHES

Huntertown Lions Club Soccer program, the Hurricanes, is a Non-Profit & volunteer based youth program for our community. All Board Members and Coaches are Volunteers. We provide fields, instructional material, balls, training pinnies, training cones and 1st Aid kit for all our coaches. Also, coaches are encouraged to attend  and help out, to get hands-on training at our Academy practices to add to their wealth of knowledge of soccer and coaching!

Hurricane Soccer 

​​NEWS

Athletes Playing this Spring may Early Register for Fall 2019 STARTING this Weekend 18May, until 01June!!!


USE THIS LINK - FOR A HOW TO FIND MY ATHLETE'S TEAM#, PRACTICE & GAMES


IMPORTANT Dates:

​​​​28 Oct — 02 March: Regular Registration OPEN to Public for Fall '18  $65 for Registration + $15 Uniform fee (if needed)


03 March: LATE Registration begins $85 for Registration + $15 Uniform fee (if needed)


13 Apr — 18 May: Regular Fall Season,

Full TOURNAMENT following Memorial weekend break on 01 June


20 Apr — Team, individual & Easter Pictures by Varsity Photos


25 May: Memorial Weekend Break, NO GAMES (unless Makeup game is needed) 


01 Jun: Huntertown Hurricanes FULL Tournament


SELECT SOCCER NEWS: 2018-2019


Learn More from Indiana Soccer's website:

SELECT SOCCER LEAGUE (FORMERLY REC+)

Huntertown Select Soccer Teams train/practice year round with largest break in soccer during summer break. Winter training starts Nov-Jan (Winter Session I), then Jan-Mar (Winter Session II). Winter training is not limited to, but includes Indoor Games at The Plex, Futsal Games at SportsONE and Empowered. Most teams practice at least 1 day/week at a local school's Gymnasium. This is a separate out of pocket expense, however it is at cost of the program we enter the Teams. 


Indiana Youth Soccer has organized and will oversee operations for the North East Select Soccer League (NESSL)! Which is Recreational Clubs here in North East Indiana;

--Huntertown Lions Soccer Club)

--The Plex Cadets (via FW United Soccer)

--Angola (via Rangers FC)

--Wabash Recreation Soccer

--Columbia City (via Warsaw)

--Huntington YMCA Recreational Soccer

--Jay County Recreational Soccer


Huntertown Hurricanes Select Teams


Hurricane Aaron

Under 13 Coed (2006 & under)

Format = 8v8

Team Size =  14

Coach - John Turney

Team Manager - Vacant


Hurricane Abe

Under 11 Coed = (2008 & under)

Format = 8v8

Team Size = 12 Slotted

Coach -  Ron Clemens

Team Manager - Michelle Dempsey


Hurricane Ace 
Under 14 Coed = (2005 & under)

Format = 8v8

Team Size = 14

Coach - Jack Ryan

Team Manager - Jeremy Ormiston


Hurricane Adalynn

DISBANDED

Under 13 Girls (2006 & under)

Format = 

Team Size = 

Coach = 

Team Manager = 


Hurricane Bailey

Under 10 Coed = (2009 & under)

Format =  6v6

Team Size = 10  

Coach = Chris Myers & Brandon Wingard

Team Manager = Kathryn Myers


Hurricane Beckham 

Under 8 Coed = (2011 & Under)

Format = 4v4

Team Size = 10

Coach = Kurt Paris 

Team Manager = Jessica Steinbacher


Hurricane Blitz

Under 18 Coed = (2001 & Under)

Format = 8v8

Team Size = 14

Coach = Mike Stockel

Team Manager = Peter Ng


Hurricane Cato
Under 12 Coed (2007 & Under)
Format = 8v8

Team Size = 14
Coach = Brian Gardt
Manager = Jeremy Ormiston


TEAM Hurricane Cesar (Developing for S2019)

Under 16 (2003 & Under)

Format = 8v8

Team Size = 14

Coach = Peter Ng

Team Manager = Jack Ryan


Hurricane Charlie 

Under 10 Coed (2009 & Under)

Format = 6v6
Team Size = 10
Coach = Jack Ryan
Team Manager = Kathryn Myers


Hurricane Colby (Developing for S2019) 
Under 8 Coed = (2011 & Under)
Format = 4v4
Team Size = 10
Coach = Jack Ryan 
Team Manager =