Forge National Academy – Soccer Summer

We Are About: World class development, authentic training, research & education. We are not about shiny uniforms, buildings & materials.

Center of Excellence: continuous education by top international coaches, weekly literature review, character building & unique training quality.

  • Different: Yes education, work ethic, top character, top development, no travel, no high costs, no shiny objects.
  • Who: Players ages 9-19, ready to train a) one of the best evidence-based soccer summer programs in the nation b) positive & competitive environment c) pursue the best of the best d) respect the process of work, education & grit.
  • Teams: All players have to go through a full (no cost) tryout process. Players selected for the Forge National Academy - Soccer (Summer), will participate in an evidence-based training environment. As the program develops, we will introduce summer travel competitions and later optional international competitions. Team development will be under the direct involvement of the program technical director and under the supervision of several international coaches. Please see about us for more.
  • Season: Mid-June - Mid August x 5 weeks x 4 times a week, includes training Monday & Thursday, creative play on Tuesday, and internal formal tournament games on Fri. All training and games are 1.5h each and take place between 8am - 1pm (summer only). Initial year (2022), 4 meets a week x 1.5 hours each x 5 weeks, later we will introduce summer high competition (tournament) and optional international competition. The program includes all facility fees for training, all coaching fees, TeamSnap, goalkeeper training, game analysis, training shirt, and all admin fees. Above all, a very strong quality program.
  • Added Value: Strongly suggested players try out for Forge National Academy - Futsal (winter only). Please see the programs for more information.

Forge National Academy Excellence: this program is for players that love top development and competition, through work and education and not shiny objects.

We Are a Club Neutral Program: no conflict with club soccer, we provide top training, and you continue to be part of your soccer club.

National Center of Excellence Program - Your Value: Unmatched development - Unmatched Value - Unmatched Academic Environment

Our Motto: “Be One”

“You cannot dream yourself into a character;
you must hammer and forge yourself one.”

— James Anthony Froude —