Peak Performance  Player Centered. Performance Driven.
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Winter Peak Performance | November 30-January 31 | Register Here
CASL is offering
a Winter Peak Performance program for U8 CAYA - U18 Classic boys and girls. These weekly sessions are designed to improve your player's athleticism during the off season. Peak Performance will be held at WRAL Soccer Park, and it will focus on:
  • Performance testing and assessment
  • Develop soccer specific strength
  • Develop soccer specific game conditioning and endurance
  • Develop explosiveness & multi-directional change of speed
  • Develop key facets of speed: acceleration, reactive, control & endurance

  • Price: 8 sessions | $200            12 sessions | $250                 CAYA Sessions | $150 (7 one hour sessions)

    Weekday sessions will be strictly performance based training. Weekend sessions will consist of 45 minutes of performance training and 45 minutes of
    small-sided games played outside. 

    CAYA U8 & U9 Boys & Girls                 
    November 30 - January 31              Thursday                    4:30 - 5:30pm
    CAYA U10 Boys & Girls November 30 - January 31  Thursday *FULL* 5:30 - 6:30pm
    U11 & U12 Boys  November 30 - January 8  Friday 5:30 - 6:30pm
      November 30 - January 31  Sunday 1:30 - 3:00pm
    U11 & U12 Girls  November 30 - January 8 Friday   *FULL* 4:30 - 5:30pm
      November 30 - January 31  Sunday 1:30 - 3:00pm
    U13 & U14 Girls  November 30 - January 8 Thursday *FULL* 6:30 - 7:30pm
      November 30 - January 31  Sunday 3:00 - 4:30pm
    U13 Boys  November 30 - January 8 Wednesday *FULL* 5:30 - 6:30pm

    November 30 - January 31  Sunday 3:00 - 4:30pm
    U14 Boys  November 30 - January 8 Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
      November 30 - January 31  Sunday 3:00-4:30pm
    U15 - U18 Girls  November 30 - January 31 Wednesday * FULL * 4:30 - 5:30pm
        Wednesday  6:30 - 7:30pm
        Sunday 4:30 - 6:00pm
    U15 & U16 Boys  November 30 - January 8 Tuesday 7:30 - 8:30pm
      November 30 - January 31  Sunday 4:30 - 6:00pm
    U17 & U18 Boys  November 30 - January 8 Tuesdays 7:30 - 8:30pm
      November 30 - January 31  Sunday 4:30 - 6:00pm

    * Peak Performance will not meet December 21-27 or December 31 and January 1 due to holidays.
    Questions? Contact Assistant Director of Peak Performance Michelle Mudge at

    Cancellation Policy

    If WRAL is shut down because of rain or cold temperatures, Peak performance is still on in the SkyZone Fitness Center.

    If WRAL is closed due to poor driving/road conditions (ie. Ice, snow), Peak Performance is also cancelled.

    What Is Peak Performance

    Peak Performance is a supplementary player development program designed to augment and enhance the club training experience. Peak performance is ideal for players of all ages and skill levels and can be particularly helpful in developing each individual player proceed to high levels and teams. Peak Performance offered a unique way of training young solver players by combining professionally based soccer instruction with soccer specific athletic development.



    Peak Performance Age Specific Objectives




    Meet Richard Huxford-Peak Performance Director
    Richard Huxford is passionate about player development in soccer and considers athleticism in the modern game a crucial component.  He brings a unique blend of professional playing experience, highly relevant academics, and high level coaching qualifications.  Huxford played soccer at the higher professional level in England and Scotland between 1985 and 2001, studied to M.Sc. level in the sports sciences and performance coaching domain, and holds the UEFA A license coaching qualification.  Huxford continues his professional development observing youth players and teams in the U.S., attending training courses, workshops and professional conferences.


    Meet Michelle Mudge-Assistant Peak Performance Director
    Michelle Mudge is a highly qualified certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her degree in Exercise and Sports Science and was a member of the  diving team for a couple seasons. Mudge has already worked with CASL when she was a research assistant for a lower extremity injury prevention study, and for the past 3 years, she has been an intern with the UNC Men’s Basketball strength and conditioning coach.