• Mini soccer information

    Boys and girls from as young as five years of age are welcome to start playing football* at the Graaf Willem Mini's. In the Mini's, children aged 5 to 7 play football. They train on Wednesday afternoons from 15:15 to 16:15.  Ambience, togetherness and equality are the keywords of mini football. And of course fun, lots of fun, every single training day. For children who like it, there is also the possibility of playing in a mini team. On Saturday mornings, they play in the JO7 competition against other clubs in the region.

    Mini-football in practice

    The children are divided, according to age, into groups of about 10 and are coached by the main trainer Rick Rijkers and other trainers. These may also be enthusiastic parents or older youth members of our club. Children differ greatly from one another. Where one child will walk onto the pitch with a smile on his face the first time, another will need more time. This time will be given to you simply because you are allowed to come and try a few times to see if you like the club and the training. We advise parents to wait for six months if their child really doesn't like it and then to give it another try. Often those few months of waiting make children experience the football training in a completely different way.

    Graaf Willem outfits are not required, but most children think it is cool to wear an actual uniform. Shinguards, however, are obligatory.

    Costs and further information

    If you become a member after 2 trial training lessons, the costs are €150 per season & a one-time registration fee (€25). You can register via the registration form:club_aanmelden | Graaf Willem II VAC

    For questions about mini football, please contact the line coordinator mini's Krista van der Schatte Olivier (06-44211318/ jongstejeugd-coordinator@graafwillem.nl ) or main trainer Rick Rijkers Meinen ( 06-24896032)

    *in season 2022-2023 children will start at the mini's if they were born in 2016 and 2017.

    *in season 2023-2024 children start at the minis if they were born in 2017 and 2018.