Upward Sports


 2014 Soccer

Age 4 through Grade 6  

UPDATED: Thursday, August 14, 9:55 a.m.

Registration officially ended last Saturday.  We are currently placing names on a waiting list.  It looks like we definitely have spots for players in the 4th-6th grades  Contact Nancy at 334-0206 or to inquire about spots available.

Looking for a few more coaches.  If you are available to Volunteer as a director, coach, assistant, or referee, please complete an online coaching application . Or email Scott Newland .  

Check out the coaching materials available online to see how easy it can be with the plans already made for you!

If you are registered, you will be hearing from us or from a coach in the next week or two about specific team schedules.  Practices will begin the week of Sept. 1-6, and games will begin on Saturday, Sept. 20. 
PreK/K teams will have practices on Saturdays only (shorter practices followed by shorter games), and Grades 1-6 has a 1-hour practice during the week (usually at 6:00 p.m.) and a 1-hour game on Saturday mornings, done by noon.



Testimonials:   Here's what people are saying about Upward:

Thank you to all our coaches and referees and other volunteers for a great season!  Some of what people are saying:

"Thank you! Upward is such a great program :) "

"My children had the best experience being in Upward!  The coaches that mentored my children were amazing!  I will miss them and so will my kids."

"We loved our coach."

"This is a terrific program that helps children learn the game in a comfortable and fun-loving environment.  Highly recommend!  Bonus: The program has family-friendly scheduling for those of us who have more than one child!"

"This was my first time coaching anything, so it was a lot of fun.  I truly enjoyed it and hopefully my daughter will play again next year and I can coach a new group of girls."

"The awards night was over the top.  Really.  Too cool."

"Very organized and fun for my 10 year old!"

"Thanks for another great season, new friends & many awesome memories!!!"

So evidently, the kids had a great season...AND their parents love to use exclamation points as much as I do!!!


Questions?  Email Nancy or Scott or call the office 812.334.0206.

Upward sports is offered for both girls and boys.  The younger ages play co-ed and grade school teams are divided by ages and gender.  

Basketball & Soccer players get Upward reversible jerseys and shorts. Cheerleaders receive a skort (skirt/shorts), vest, turtleneck and poms. 

Games are played at Sherwood Oaks and other venues as needed.

Basketball & Cheer season is January through March. Registration is open October-November prior to the season.

Soccer season is September through October. Registration is open June-July prior to the season.

Upward Links:
Coaches Corner

Directions to Sherwood Oaks Christian Church

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2700 E. Rogers Road

Bloomington, IN 47401


phone: 812.334.0206

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