For players born between 2015 - 2012 (for 2023-2024 season)
Our staff can bring U8 players born in 2016 into the Academy when we believe they are ready.
Season: 14+ weeks in the Fall & Spring
Fall: Early August through Mid-December
Spring: Early January through April
Training: 3 Sessions a week
Training sessions are held at Herdklotz Park, Piney Mountain Park, or Westside Park
Games: 9-10 play dates each fall & spring
We will primarily play games in the developmental league in Greenville
We will also host and travel to other local clubs to play games
Tournaments: Each age group will attend 1-2 weekend tournaments each fall and spring
Program Cost: $1080 (can be paid upfront or broken into monthly payments)
Registration Fee: $250 (May)
Monthly Fee: $83 (July – April)
Team Fee: $75-125 (covers coach’s expense for travel, field rentals, and tournament entry fees)
Evaluation Fee: $30
Uniform Fee: $175 + tax. Purchase at First Team Sports on 2520 Wade Hampton Blvd A, Greenville, SC 29615.
Our Youth Academy Training System is designed to maximize the opportunity for each player to develop and succeed at the appropriate level. We want to give the opportunity to as many as possible, for as long as possible, in the best environment possible.
To help facilitate individual growth, our coaching staff uses aspects of both pool training and team building. This enables our coaches the freedom to move players and structure teams from week to week to ensure each player is placed in the right learning environment.
What does my player need at every session?
Size 4 soccer ball
What is the game format?
U9-U10 plays 7v7 (6 field players + 1 goalkeeper).
U11-U12 plays 9v9 (8 field players + 1 goalkeeper).
Players are moved to different positions & everyone will be rotated to goalkeeper.
Playing time is guaranteed and is kept as even as possible.
Teams are gender-specific.
Can players play on their recreational team and participate in the Academy as well?
No. Our program is a 10-month-long commitment, and players are not allowed to participate in any other program under the United Futbol Club umbrella while playing in the Academy program.
Can my player join the program if we missed assessments?
If your player misses the scheduled pre-season assessments, please contact our Academy Director: Nick Finotti HERE, to find out about how to schedule an evaluation.
Still have questions? Contact us!
Phone: (864) 491-5269
United FC Furman
2023-2024 Coaching Assignments
2012 Boys - Cesar Flores
2013 Boys - Danny Ray
2014 Boys - Danny Ray
2015 Boys - Bill Martin
2012 Girls - Stephen Weaver
2013 Girls - Joe O'Neil
2014 Girls - Anna Turner
2015 Girls - Anna Turner