Philadelphia Union Announce Youth Affiliation with River Soccer Club
River Soccer Club joins Philadelphia Union Family as a Club Affiliate
CHESTER, Pa. (May 7th, 2021) - Philadelphia Union and River Soccer Club 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 River Soccer Club will bring new opportunities to Southern Delaware. The Club Affiliate Program will expand River Soccer Club’s Player Development Pathway and will create a direct talent ID pipeline for Philadelphia Union Youth teams and programming.
The Union and River Soccer Club will work cooperatively to offer multi-club development programs, specialized positional training, access to European event competitions, Union Select team opportunities, and invitations to elite programs.
Please click here to learn more about the Philadelphia Union Club Affiliate Program.
“Special moment for the Philadelphia Union to welcome River Soccer Club as an official club affiliate.” Said Anthony Flores, Technical Director, Philadelphia Union Youth. “Coming together and creating further opportunities for their players like the Union’s player pathway program is a testament to the club’s leadership, professionalism and commitment to continue growing the sports and level of play. The Union are honored to be a part of their journey!”
"River Soccer Club is thrilled to become a member of the Philadelphia Union family! Union has the reputation of being the top youth academy in the nation. We are looking forward to the various benefits offered through the Philadelphia Union Youth Affiliation including coaching education, exclusive summer camps, pre-season training for our travel teams, game day experiences, and player pathway opportunities. RSC and Philadelphia Union is the perfect partnership with aligning philosophies, commitment to growing the game, and striving to provide the best possible soccer experience for all the players in our community." Brandt Mais, RSC Technical Director.