New York Soccer Club Hooks Up With Sky Blue FC
New York Soccer Club has announced a partnership with Sky Blue FC ahead of the kickoff of the U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy in fall 2017.
The Girls’ Development Academy games will be scouted by U.S. Soccer, and serves as the top female program for soccer players in the country, providing a direct pathway to U.S. Soccer Youth National Teams.
Youth Soccer News: The anticipation of the new Girls’ Development Academy is reaching a new fever pitch as the months dwindle down to the kickoff. With tryouts over at many youth soccer clubs and team rosters being set all across the county, the imminent launch of this highly anticipated U.S. Soccer initiative will change the landscape of youth soccer forever.
And, now the partnerships are being formed which will enhance opportunities and exposure.
SKY BLUE – NYSC is now an inaugural member of the U.S SOCCER GIRLS’ DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY
Sky Blue FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and New York Soccer Club (NYSC) have partnered to establish Sky Blue – NYSC, which will kick off play in 2017 as an inaugural member of the U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy.
“We are proud and honored to partner with Sky Blue FC to form what will be the leading development program for girls in the Southern New York and Connecticut marketplace,” said Stephan Feldgoise, Chairman of New York Soccer Club.
Sky Blue – NYSC will commence player trials and signings immediately.
“Sky Blue – NYSC will provide the top players with unrivaled development, clear access to the professional game with Sky Blue FC and national exposure through the U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy,” said Feldgoise.
The Girls’ Development Academy is part of U.S. Soccer’s growth of women’s soccer and connects with its long-term plan to improve player and coach development.
The mission of the Girl’s DA is to provide education, resources and support to directly impact the development of world-class female players.
“We are very excited to establish Sky Blue – NYSC and be named as an initial member of the U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy, and to play a pivotal role in the furtherance and development of the women’s game,” said Steven Temares, Sky Blue FC co-owner.
“As an organization, we remain focused on the technical ability and tactical awareness of our players. We also strive to play a brand of entertaining and winning soccer that is world-class in caliber,” said Temares. “With the establishment of Sky Blue – NYSC, we are thrilled to join the exceptional talents of New York Soccer Club with the women’s professional game. New York Soccer Club has produced many youth national players through their U.S. Soccer Boys’ Development Academy program, and we look forward to having similar success on the girls’ side with Sky Blue – NYSC.”
Four age groups will exist in the Girls’ Development Academy (U14, U15, U16/17, U18/19), incorporating a proper training to match ratio that will include playing meaningful games on a consistent schedule.
The typical season schedule will operate from September to July, playing approximately 25-30 games per season.
Sky Blue – NYSC will be commencing player trials and signings immediately.
For more information on tryouts and the dates of Sky Blue – NYSC trials please visit www.newyorksoccerclub.org/tryouts for complete tryout information.
For any inquiries relating to Sky Blue – NYSC, please contact Carlos Mejia.
Clubs will be organized by divisions and conferences, with national and/or regional events incorporated into league play.
Editorial Note: Tryout Dates have been updated on 5.10.17 at the request of the club.