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US Soccer Development Academy

GPS will be hosting a Player Identification session for our 2018/19 Development Academy squad to begin in August 2018.  The session is open to advanced boys born in 2007.

Friday 20th April
Union Point Sports Complex
170 Memorial Grove Ave, Weymouth, MA, 02190 
The session will be on Turf.

GPS Development Academy Program

GPS Massachusetts enters its 2nd year as a member of the US Soccer Development Academy. For the 2017/18 season GPS has representation within the Development Academy at the U12 (2006 Year of birth) Age Group.

To follow the GPS 2006 Development Academy season please see the link below:

If your son is interested in learning more about development academy opportunities with GPS for the 2017/18 season please contact Matt Hardiman

What is the Development Academy Program?

Following a comprehensive review of elite player development in the United States and around the world, U.S. Soccer created the Development Academy in 2007. The Academy Program's philosophy is based on increased training, less total games, and more meaningful games using international rules of competition.

The Academy Program focuses on positively impacting everyday club environments to assist in maximizing youth player development across the country. The Academy values individual development of elite players over winning trophies and titles. The Academy sets the standard for elite environments for youth soccer clubs nationwide and is a part of U.S. Soccer's global leadership position in youth soccer that will impact thousands of players.

Training and Game Facilities

Fessenden School (Newton)

Hillside School (Marlboro)