League director

The league director for Upward Soccer at Saint James UMC is Kari Hutchinson. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact her at kari@sjlife.com or 334-481-0746.


Cost per child is $85
After February 24th it is $95

Deadline for registration is March 3, 2017

1 practice & game per week

Unique sub system ensures every young  athlete plays

Quality game day uniform and other sport related gear

Age appropriate character and skill  development both on and off the field

Builds competitive athletic skills, character, confidence, and spirit


Boys & Girls Ages K4-4th grade

Our Facebook group

Once your child is signed up for Upward Soccer at Saint James UMC, join our Facebook group to get the latest news and share pictures!  

Click here to visit our page!

Program schedule

Practices begin March 27th
First game is on April 1st
Last game is on May 20th
Awards Celebration is on May 20th


360 PROGRESSION: strengthening young athletes mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially!


9045 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL 36117

Why Coach?

Its's Easy!

  • A simple training guide
  • step-by-step guide through each practice
  • standardized substitution guide
  • Online Resources with video of practice drills!

What's Required

  • Church background check
  • One coaches meeting: March 14th at 6:00pm in the Zone at Saint James
  • One hour of practice each week 
  • Attend and coach 1 hour game each week
  • Attend awards celebration at the end of the season

Contact the league director to sign up!

Everyone must attend one soccer evaluation. They will take place at the Saint James UMC Family Life Center as follows:

March 7th
Anytime between 5:30-7:00pm (This is come and go and takes no longer than 30 minutes)

NO CLEATS. Evaluations are inside - wear tennis shoes.

Share this page!


More information

• Only 1st-4th grade teams will have goalies. Fields will be larger to accommodate. 
​• Practices will be one day each week either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday evening, usually starting between 5:00pm to 5:45pm and will last for a full hour. Your practice day and time will be chosen by your Head Coach which you will be informed of once the teams are drafted.