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Aztec Futures Ages 6.5-10


Aztec Academy Director:
Jeff Winterton, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

Kenny Finn, NSCAA Advanced National Diploma

Program Differentiators:


Development of the whole person: physically, technically, cognitively, emotionally.


Progressive age appropriate activities including “Real Matches” (winter/spring).


Pathway from Pre-K soccer to our Academy Teams and beyond.


83 Former Aztec Tots players on our Aztec Teams (Spring 2016) 224 Former Academy graduates on our teams (Spring 2016), including 10 U17 State Champions!  


FUN and challenging environment.  


Professionally run sessions which are INFINITELY better than most town training practices.


Like minded players/families looking for the very BEST training for their young soccer player.


12:1 player to coach ratio.


Top notch indoor facility providing best environment for learning.


No sunscreen, no umbrellas, no bug spray).


Best coaches on the North Shore who educate and inspire!


Parent education to help families understand the Long Term Development Plan at Aztec and the benefits of playing Club Soccer.


Flexible/convenient schedule

The Registration "Aztec Futures Ages 6.5-10" is not currently available.


The Aztec Futures program offers professional coaching and progressive player development for area players 6.5-10 years old. Open to ALL levels of skill and experience.

Players will develop their love of the game and prepare to compete. As the region’s leader in youth soccer development since 2000 the Aztec Futures Academy program is designed to offer a flexible programming structure to allow even the most time sensitive family the opportunity to give their son or daughter the benefit of the most effective curriculum and methodology to prepare your young soccer player for the FUTURE!

Lead coach and academy director, Jeff Winterton has been the Aztec Academy Director since 2007. He has over 29 years of experience preparing and coaching soccer players for their future in youth soccer and beyond.



FUTURES AT ESSEX SPORTS CENTER (Ages: 6.5-10 years, 1st-3rd grade):

  • Program offered 1-2 days per week, 1.5 hour sessions
  • Training only (scrimmages during sessions)


  • 10 Month Academy Futures:
    • U8 Academy 10 Month/2 Day - $1500
    • U8 Academy 10 Month/1 Day - $800



"Aztec Academy has shaped our daughter and son both as players and as people. The coaches earned respect of the children immediately. They have developed an understanding of the game, significantly improved individual skills, and created wonderful friendships." - Jeff and Chrissy

"Our 3 daughters' passion for soccer dates back to their days in the Aztec Academy.  Jeff Winterton and his staff have a great knack for getting the young ones to love and respect the game." - Chuck and Erin

"We are truly lucky to have had Jeff as a coach. We wholeheartedly recommend the Aztec Academy Program for any child who loves soccer and wants to grow as a player." - Brian and Maureen 

"Jeff Winterton's Academy program is hands down, where you want your children to learn the beautiful game. There is NO ONE better in teaching young children the fundamental skills that will enable them to have fun AND be successful in the game of soccer." - Al and Lorinda

"The Aztec Academy program was a valuable experience for our sons.  It gave them a solid foundation from which to build their soccer knowledge." - Greg and Jenn 

"Our journey through Soccer Tots, the Academy program and now playing U14 soccer for Aztec pretty much sums it up. Nine years with the program and my daughters love for the game just keeps growing." - Tina

"The Aztec Soccer program has been an invaluable vehicle for introducing the sport… and most importantly a love… of soccer to my children." - Becky 

"We've watched first hand as our son progressed through the Aztec curriculum. Jeff's intentional focus on long term development rather than temporary results has been a consistent theme throughout." - Brad and Sarah