2019 Outlook on the AC Brea Partnership with FC Golden State

Many of you have also been asking about our partnership with FC Golden State, here are a few (well many) of the benefits we have already experienced and some upcoming events:

  • 2 players shared with B01 team for Fall league from FCGS academy
  • 1 player shared with B03 team for Fall league from FCGS academy
  • 2 players have signed with the FCGS Academy – Tyler Johnson & Diego Aragon from the B01 team. Diego has already accepted a soccer scholarship to UC Irvine and Tyler is considering Div I scholarships from two top schools.
  • Several players from B07 PDA have been invited to be “DP” players. This is what is known as a “Designated Player” on the Academy teams. This allows a player to continue to play for AC Brea and also get to play in up to 12 Academy games in a season.
  • New coach Tyler Williams made his decision to move from Fullerton Rangers to AC Brea primarily due to the potential AC Brea now has with the development of this pathway and partnership.
  • FCGS Technical Director Ozzie Monroy served at the AC Brea summer camp for a week and showed a high level of knowledge, skill, and proficiency to our staff and campers.
  • FCGS Academy coaches attended 1 week of AC Brea club training sessions in the Fall season.
  • FCGS Academy training sessions are open to ALL AC Brea club players at the referal and request by their AC Brea head coach.
  • FCGS and AC Brea are collaborating on the growing development of Futsal in Brea. We currently have 25 FCGS boys teams from 2009-2013 playing with our 09-13’s on Saturday nights.
  • FCGS made a donation of $16,000 to Brea School District for the lights at our futsal courts.
  • FCGS will make future fundraising opportunities available to AC Brea.
  • FCGS has made available to AC Brea their full academy, club and Pro/Am teams coaching curriculum, tactical formations and full access to all their training sessions and games.
  • FCGS & AC Brea will collaborate on the college process, giving more exposure to our High School age players looking to find colleges that fit their academic and soccer options.
  • FCGS & AC Brea are in the development stages of the “Golden Touch Soccer League”, a developmental approach for players just starting out from 3-11 years old. This will encompass our Sparks program and serve to expand the opportunities for our recreational and PCA players.
  • FCGS has FREE development clinics on Friday nights. The closest one to Brea is in Hacienda Heights at Wilson High School. For details: FRIDAY CLINICS
  • FCGS & AC Brea will work together to increase the number of teams attending our tournaments in August and Thanksgiving. As well as provide access to their tournament in June.
  • In March and April FCGS & AC Brea will collaborate to provide opportunities for AC Brea Boys and Girls players to train with FCGS Academy coaches both at the FCGS Academy and in Brea.
  • FCGS is in the process of completing their application to form a USSDA Girls program in collaboration with AC Brea teams and staff.
  • FCGS has made available a new pathway for girls through their partnership with the SoCal Blues, one of the best girls soccer clubs in the nation.
  • FCGS has a full-time scout and agency for player representation.
  • FCGS now provides a clear pathway for ALL players in AC Brea. We have a place to play for EVERY player in Brea; recreational, developmental, club through all levels, US Soccer Development Academy, Adult amateur & Professional.

There is still much more to come and although you may not see the relationship on a day to day basis we are developing the relationship and we meet every month to discuss ideas and opportunities to work together to provide the very best in coaching, access, opportunities and development to our AC Brea players and families.

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