Philadelphia Union Announce Youth Affiliation with AC United
AC United join the Union Club Affiliate Program
CHESTER, Pa. (May 19th, 2020) - Philadelphia Union and AC United announce today a youth affiliation to aid in the development of the players as both athletes and community members.
The partnership between the Union and AC United will bring new opportunities to the players of AC United. The Club Affiliate Program will expand AC United’s Player Development Pathway and will create a direct talent ID pipeline to Philadelphia Union Youth teams and programming.
The Union and AC 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 AC 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.
“Truly excited to have AC United as a club affiliate. Their passion and commitment to excellence on and off the field makes being a part of their story a special one. And we are excited to bring new Union fans to the team!" Stated Anthony Flores, Technical Director, Philadelphia Union Youth.
"We are excited to partner with the Philadelphia Union and have their resources in coaches and training available to both our players and coaching staff. Whether it is through summer camps or training programs, we look forward with partnering with the Union to provide excellent soccer experiences for our players." said JC Escobar, President, AC United.