Philadelphia Union Announce Youth Affiliation with Roxborough United Soccer Club
Roxborough United join the Union Club Affiliate Program
CHESTER, Pa. (March 20th, 2020) - Philadelphia Union and Roxborough United announced today a youth affiliation to aid in the development of the players as both athletes and community members.
The partnership between the Union and Roxborough United will bring new opportunities to the players of Roxborough United. The Club Affiliate Program will expand Roxborough United’s Player Development Pathway and will create a direct talent ID pipeline for Philadelphia Union Youth teams and programming.
The Union and Roxborough United will work cooperatively to offer club development programs, specialized positional training, access to European event competitions, Union Select team opportunities, and invitations to elite programs.
The Union and Roxborough United will also team up to provide coaching education, coach workshops, session planning preparation, and club coaching methodology alignment.
Please click here to learn more about the Philadelphia Union Club Affiliate Program.
“Really excited to have Roxborough United as part of the Philadelphia Union Family. To be a part of Roxborough United’s story is a huge honor. We can’t wait to help grow the game in the Roxborough community.” Said Anthony Flores, Technical Director, Philadelphia Union Youth. “We at the Philadelphia Union are looking forward to sharing the game with the players, coaches and parents of Roxborough United.”
“The Union Club Affiliation is nothing short of a dream for us that has created the reality of equipping a small community soccer club with the tools to achieve our vision: cultivating a club style of play, building character in our players, coaches, and families, and bringing advanced levels of training to kids in our community that otherwise wouldn’t get that opportunity,” said Michael Rex, President, Roxborough United Soccer Club.