Players who want to be more than just an average player must practice on their own those days when formal practices are not scheduled.
Playing with kids in your neighborhood or daily getting touches on the ball will quickly increase your soccer skills and will translate to improvement on the field.
Don't expect to be a success overnight but fifteen minutes a day for a month will result in tremendous improvements! Learning to juggle or just kicking a ball against a wall is a good place to start.
For players interested in playing at the college level and interested in learning about the difference between Division I, II & III this video is worth watching: