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Aspire. Dedicate. Achieve.


Mission


Chicago KICS Football Club offers an unparalleled experience that fuels a life-long-love for the game, aspiring greatness and empowering players to achieve their phenomenal. Fostering excellence, our culture instills the values of hard work, character, passion and integrity while nurturing emotional, social, psychological and physical development through soccer.

Philosophy


To create a fun, yet stimulating team environment that inspires confidence, rewards creativity and builds authenticity to be your best self.

Club Mantra


Aspire (Greatness). Dedicate (Your Craft). Achieve (Phenominal).


Expectations

 

  • Displaying a positive attitude on and off the field
  • Everyone making the right decisions for the team
  • Have an unshakeable belief that we can achieve our target
  • Believe in the strength of the team
  • Always want more – always give more
  • Focus on our communication
  • Be demanding with yourself
  • Be fresh and prepared to win
  • Focus on being mentally stronger and always keep going until the end
  • When we play away from home, believe in our identity and play the soccer we love to play at home
  • Stick together
  • Stay grounded and humble as a player and as a person
  • Show the desire to win in all that you do
  • Enjoy and contribute to all that is special about being in a team – don’t takeit for granted

*The above is excerpted from Arsene Wenger’s motivational handout 

Vision


Our vision is to create a model soccer organization unique to Chicago, this Region and to America. All activity is directed to the development for boys and girls at 8U to 19U age levels.

We have challenged our staff to meet these goals by:

  • Creating a club atmosphere that encompasses more than high quality soccer but also embraces the culture where family and teamwork is valued; where servicing the community, having fun and growing as a team player and leader is emphasized.
     
  • Creating a cohesive, inclusive environment that promotes personal and community growth, allowing our team to focus on gratitude and the benefits a successful team brings to our own lives.
     
  • Promoting an educational atmosphere for student athletes by providing a format for educational and social opportunities. Our players and their parents will be exposed to people and places all over the world after they have finished their time with this program. Soccer is an ideal way for our players and parents to see the U.S. and the world in a different light. It will not be uncommon for our players and parents to develop relationships that last way beyond their playing years.


'Our Home, Your City, Uniting Chicago'


2008 S. Prairie Ave. Chicago, IL 60616