Philadelphia Union Announce Youth Affiliation with Gloucester County Union Soccer Club
GCU Soccer Club joins the Union Club Affiliate Program
CHESTER, Pa. (June 3rd, 2021) - Philadelphia Union and Gloucester County Union announce today a youth affiliation to aid in the development of the players as both athletes and community members. GCUSC is the 19th club to partner with the Union Club Affiliate Program.
The partnership between the Union and GCUSC will bring new opportunities to the players of GCUSC. The Club Affiliate Program will expand GCUSC’s Player Development Pathway and will create a direct talent ID pipeline to Philadelphia Union Youth teams and programming.
The Union and GCUSC 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 GCUSC 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 Gloucester County Union as part of the Philadelphia Union Family. As we continue to grow the affiliate program, to be a part of their story is a huge honor. We can’t wait to help grow the game in their community,” said Anthony Flores, Technical Director, Philadelphia Union Youth.
“We feel invigorated; the affiliation with the Philadelphia Union and GCU Soccer Club will give us an advantage over other soccer clubs in the area.” states Lauren Tighe, President of GCU Soccer Club. “This opportunity will allow us to develop quality coaches and provide the foundation for our players to grow in ways they never felt possible. This is a very exciting time for our club, and being able to unite will open up doors that our small town thrives for. “