Valeo FC Partners with NE Revolution
Valeo Futbol Club Announces New U12 Academy Alliance Partnership
with the New England Revolution
Valeo FC is excited to announce a new partnership with the New England Revolution Academy that will create enhanced opportunities for elite player development and provide worthy players with a defined pathway to professional soccer.
The U12 Academy Alliance is a new collaboration between the Revolution Academy, Valeo FC and two other U.S. Soccer Development Academy teams. It will provide a high-level age-appropriate development platform for the region’s top young male players.
“Gaining access for some of our players to compete at the highest level of youth soccer is a tremendous enhancement to our club,” says Valeo FC Director Emelio Williams. “Our mission is to develop a collaborative program to assist in identifying and developing elite-level soccer players within the New England region.”
The Alliance will begin training players during the 2016-17 season and includes two other U.S. Soccer Development Academy clubs.
The alliance clubs will work together on player development methods, best practices and other integrated MLS Youth Development inititives throughout the year. Players from any of the three U12 alliance teams will have a clear pathway into the New England Revolution Academy, starting at the new U13 age group.
“We will have the opportunity to reach some of the region’s most talented youth players,” said Garry Hall, head coach of the Revolution Academy’s Under-14 team and the director of the new alliance. “The alliance offers young players an important number of training and competition opportunities at a critical age and allows us to identify and influence more players at a younger age level than a stand-alone team. We look forward to helping prepare these young players to compete and continue their careers at the highest levels.”
Once within the club partnership structure, the top players will be closely monitored and may be selected to transition to New England Revolution Academy’s new U13 Development Alliance team.
Valeo Futbol Club’s mission is to provide the very best environment for soccer and personal development for committed players who are passionate about the game. Valeo coaches work closely with each player individually to instill the virtues of teamwork, discipline, respect, commitment, leadership and a strong work ethic.