USYF Academy program finalized its first year at the 2019 National Showcase in June; the first year delivered great results to all registrants. The first year included these milestones and more:
Benefits to players are immediate and impactful. Education is a continuous process and requires consistency. An Academy environment provides repetition and formal evaluation to effectively help evolve youth players.
An Academy environment challenges players to perform, yet provides real-time opportunities to learn from mistakes, which is a natural and necessary part of development. Players are afforded the unique opportunity of training and competing with similarly-skilled players from other soccer clubs. The Academy focuses on year-round development, cutting-edge training curriculums, and provides players multiple opportunities for exposure on a regional, national and even international level.
The Academy is a flagship program for USYF and the goals in the next 3 years are: